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Ultra Slim Blu-ray / DVD Writer 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback & M-DISC™ Support

  • BU40N

Key Features

  • M-DISC™ SUPPORT
  • MAX 8X DVD±R WRITE SPEED
  • TV Connectivity
  • WINDOWS 10 COMPATIBLE

Superior data protection with M-DISC™ Support

The M-DISC™uses a patent rock-like recording surface instead of organic dye to etch your data onto a disc. The M-DISC has been tested and proven to outlast standard DVDs currently on the market.

Silent Play

The Silent Play technology helps reduce noise during playback by recognizing different multimedia and automatically adjusting the playback speed according to its criteria for optimal performance.

Super Multi Compatibility

LG Super Multi Compatibility optical drives can read and write different types of disc formats in one convenient package.
1. DVD+R 2. RW DVD-R 3. RW DVD-RAM 
This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task

Windows 10 Compatible

Enjoy complete freedom in use with compatible support for Windows 10.

8x Writing Speed

Burn more discs in less time with 8x DVD-Max writing speed.

TRANSFER RATES - WRITE (MAX)
Type Ultra Slim Blu-ray / DVD Writer
BD-R (SL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
M-DISC BD (BD-R) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV
BD-R(DL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
BD-R (TL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV
BD-R(QL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV
BD-R (LTH) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
BD-RE (SL/DL/TL) 2x CLV
DVD-R (SL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD-R (DL) 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
DVD+R (SL) 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
M-DISC DVD (DVD+R) 4x PCAV
DVD+R (DL) 2.4x CLV, 6x ZCLV
DVD+RW 2.4x, 3.3x CLV, 4x, 6x, 8x ZCLV
DVD-RW 2x, 3x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV
CD-R 10x CLV, 16x PCAV, 24x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV
TRANSFER RATES - READ (MAX)
BD-ROM (SL/DL) 6x CAV
BD-R (SL/DL) 6x CAV
BD-R (TL/QL) 6x CAV
BD-R (SL/LTH) 6x CAV
BD-RE (SL/DL) 6x CAV
BD-RE (TL) 4x PCAV
BDMV (AACS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL) 6x CAV
DVD-ROM (SL/DL) 8x CAV
DVD-R (SL/DL) 8x CAV
DVD+R (SL/DL) 8x CAV
DVD-RW 8x CAV
DVD+RW 8x CAV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV
DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL) 8x CAV
CD-R/RW/ROM 24x/24x/24xCAV
CD-DA 24x CAV
OTHER FEATURES
Silent Play Yes
Jamless Play Yes
ACCESS TIME (1/3 STROKE)
BD-ROM 250ms typ.
DVD-ROM 200ms typ.
CD-ROM 200ms typ.
SUSTAINED TRANSFER RATE
BD-ROM 26.97 MB/s (6x) max.
DVD-ROM 11.08 MB/s (6x) max.
CD ROM 3.6 MB/s (24x) max.
BUFFER SIZE
BUFFER SIZE 4 MB Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded
HOST INTERFACE
Internal (Drive) SATA
COMPLIANCE
RoHS Yes
Safety UL UL 60950-1 Second Edition
C-UL CSA C222 No. 60950-1 Second Edition
TUV EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
SEMKO EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
EMC CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, BSMI, FCCI, KC, CU, FCC Part 15 Class B Digital Device, ICES-003 Digital Apparantus
Laser Safety Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-q/IEC 60825-1
OPERATING SYSTEMS
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CPU Intel® Pentium® D 3.2GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0)
Recommended Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz or higher
HDD 30GB or more of available space (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring)
RAM 1 GB or Higher
BD Movie Playback CPU Following CPU recommended - Intel:E6400 or higher
Graphic Card: Card recommended with following GPU (Graphin Processing Unit) (nVidia) GeForce 7600GT or higher / GeForce 8400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
Graphic Card: Card recommended with following GPU (Graphin Processing Unit) (ATI) ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver Shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
DIMENSIONS
W x D x H 5.0" x 0.3" x 5.0" (128 x 9.5 x 127 mm)
WEIGHT
WEIGHT 0.28 lb +/- 0.02lb (Without Bezel)
OTHER
UPC 719192612594

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