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Super Multi Blue Slim Portable with 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback & M-DISC™ Support

  • BP40NB30

Key Features

  • External - Connects VIA USB 2.0
  • Silent Play Reduces Noise from Disc Spin During Movie Playback
  • Supports 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback
  • Supports BDXL (100GB, Triple Layer) Disc
  • Jamless Play Smooths Out Playback of Damaged Blu-ray or DVD Discs
  • 6X BD-R Read and Write Capability
Super Multi Compatibility

Super Multi Compatibility

LG Super Multi Compatibility optical drives can read and write four types of disc formats in one convenient package:
1. DVD+R
4. Blu-ray Disc
This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task.



Blu-ray Disc is the next generation in optical storage, offering 25GB and 50GB of storage capacity on a disc.



The BDXL format supports high-capacity Blu-ray discs (up to 100GB write-once discs) for users that need to store a large amount of data.



Compared to other recordable DVDs on the market today, M-DISC offers superior reliability in data storage that provides the permanent optical data storage solution.

Play in peace

Play in peace

As a disc is being read, Silent Play technology automatically controls the disc read speed for optimal noise reduction.

Nonstop playability

Nonstop playability

Jamless Play automatically prevents stop video playback in case of damaged disc, such as scratches or fingerprints by jumping through the erroneous data or damaged areas.

Drive Type External
CD-ROM 3,600 kB/s (24x) max.
BD-ROM 215.79 Mbits/s (6x) max.
DVD-ROM 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
USB 2.0 Cable Yes
Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows, Power DVD 3D Edition, Power 2 Go, Power Producer, Media Espresso, Media Show, LG Firmware Update, USB Fast
Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer Yes
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
USB 2.0 480Mbps Yes
BUFFER SIZE 4 MB (Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded)
Type Portable Blu-ray Disc Rewriter
BD-R(DL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
BD-RE (SL/DL/TL) 2x CLV / 2X CLV / 2x CLV
CD-R 10x CLV, 16x, 24x ZCLV
CD-RW 4x, 10x CLV, 16x, 24x ZCLV
DVD+R (SL/DL) 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV/ 2.4x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
DVD+RW 2.4x, 3.3x CLV, 4x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV (8x disc: 3.3x , 8x)
DVD-R (SL/DL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV/ 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x ZCLV, 5x PCAV (Ver.2.2) (12x disc: No support)
DVD-RW 1x, 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
BD-R (LTH) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
BD-R (TL) 2z CLV, 4x ZCLV
BD-R (SL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
External (Host) USB 2.0 (480Mbits/s)
Internal (Drive) ATA8-ACS Revision 6 INF-8090i Ver. 7 Rev 1.21 INCITS xxx T10/1675D Revision 4
RoHS Yes
Safety UL UL 60950-1 Second Edition
TÜV EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
SEMKO EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
Laser Safety Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1
EMC CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, BSMI, VCCI, KC, CU, FCC Part 15 Class B Digital Device, ICES-003 Digital Apparatus
CPU Intel® Pentium® D 3.2GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0)
Recommended Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz or higher
HDD (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring) 30GB ormore of available space
RAM 1GB or Higher
BD Movie Playback: CPU Following CPU recommended -Intel: E6400 or higher
Graphic Card: Card recommended with following GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) - ATI ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
Graphic Card- ATI ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
Other Features Silent Play, Jamless Play
DVD-Video (CSS Compliant) 4x CAV max.
DVD+RW 8x CAV max.
DVD-RW 8x CAV max.
BD-RE (SL/DL/TL) 6x CAV / 6x CAV / 2x CLV
BD-ROM (SL/DL) 6x CAV / 6x CAV
BD-R (SL/DL/TL) 6x CAV / 6x CAV / 6x CAV
BD-R (LTH) 6x CAV max.
BD-MV 4.8x CAV max.
CD-DA (Ripping/Audio Play) 24x CAV / 10x CAV
CD-R/RW/ROM 24x CAV max.
DVD+R (SL/DL) 8x/ 8x CAV
DVD-R (SL/DL) 8x/ 8x CAV
DVD-RAM (Ver.2.2) 2x, 3x ZCLV, 5x PCAV
DVD-ROM (SL/DL) 8x/ 8x CAV max.
DVD-ROM 200ms typ.
BD-ROM 230ms typ.
CD-ROM 200ms typ.
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.29" x 0.86" x 6.02" (160 x 22 x 153mm)
Weight 0.72 LBS. (325G)
UPC 058231311372

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plug n play Handy drive s,all enough to fit in my backpack and briefcase no matter where I'm going to get some work done. Software it comes with is very functional.
Date published: 2016-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed Ultra portable drive that plays numerous formats when I am on the road. Software for school, Blu Ray for relaxing times, and CDs to import - this drive does it all!
Date published: 2016-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing, ultra compact works immediately, very simple to use, compatible with any computer
Date published: 2015-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from has many many great features and speedy best cd/dvd I ever bought and fast really fast to
Date published: 2014-09-11
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How much does this item cost

Asked by: GHbenga
On its product information page at, There is a "Where to Buy" link for the LG Super Multi Blue Slim Portable with 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback & M-DISC™ Support, Model # BP40NB30 that when clicked on will open up a page on which you can enter your zip code to find online sites and retailers who carry and sell this item. Prices will vary according to the retailer. Each site and retailer listed has links to their sites that you can use to get their pricing...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-05-10

i pluged it in to my laptop and windows said does not reongnzed application in usb port but it work before i had my laptop tuned up maybe when they tuned it up they delete my file

Asked by: mikez4173
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. The newest firmware for this drive can be found on our website at For additional assistance in this matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-03-21

What's the difference between BP50NB40 and BP40NB30 DVD drive? Please indicate me an European online shop where I can buy one of this LG products, which send it and to Romania.

Asked by: Oti48
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product parts information for Romania. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-04

Does this portable player recognize Cinavia protection?

Asked by: Billy1950
We appreciate your interest in this Portable Optical Drive. The ability to recognize specific information is directly related to the software available on the connected computer.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-18

Am interested in this product for the Mdisk burning capability. Will this function with my Macintosh?

Asked by: js1953
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