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Super Multi External 24x DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™ Support

  • GE24NU40

Key Features

  • Max 24x DVD-R Writing Speed
  • M-Disc™ Support
  • Silent & Jamless Play
  • USB 2.0 Interface
24x Writing Speed

24x Writing Speed

Instantly enhance any system and enjoy a higher level of disc writing performance at a max speed of 24x. This increased speed lets you burn more discs in less the time, therefore allowing you to enjoy greater time management and overall efficiency.

Superior data protection with M-DISC™ Support

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.

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
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista™, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000 Professional, Mac OS 10.4.10 or higher
DVD-ROM 22.16 Mbytes/s (16x)max.
CD-ROM 7,200 kB/s (48x)max.
CD-R 4x, 8x, 16x CLV, 24x, 32x, 40x PCAV, 48x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10x,16x CLV, 24x (High Speed: 10x, Ultra Speed: 16x, 24x, US Plus: 16x, 24x)
DVD+R 2.4x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV, 8x, 12xPCAV, 16x, 18x, 20x ,22x, 24x CAV
DVD+R DL 2.4x, 4x , 6x CLV, 8x
DVD+RW 2.4x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV (High Speed DVD+RW: 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV)
DVD-R 2x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV, 8xPCAV, 16x, 18x, 20x, 22x, 24x CAV
DVD-R DL 2x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x,
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x ZCLV, 3x-5x PCAV (Ver.2.2)
DVD-RW 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x CLV
SATA Gen.1 1.5G bps (150MB/s)
BUFFER SIZE 0.75MB Under-run prevention function embedded
External (Host) USB 2.0 (480Mbits/s)
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 6.2" x 2.0" x 9.1" (160 x 50 x 230 mm)
Weight 2.6 lbs (1.2Kg)
DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) 4.8x max. (Single/Dual layer)
80 mm CD 10x max
CD-DA (DAE) 40x max
CD-R/RW/ROM 48x/40x/48x max
DVD+R DL 12x max
DVD+R/+RW 16x / 13x max.
DVD-R/RW/ROM (SL/DL) 16x/13x/16x/12x max.
DVD-RAM (Ver. 1.0/2.2) 2x/ 2x, 3x-5x PCAV
DVD-ROM (Single/Dual) 10x/10x
CPU Intel® Pentium® III 1.0GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0)
RAM 256MB or Higher (24x writing : 512MB or larger)
HDD 20GB or more of available space
DVD-ROM DL 220 ms typ
DVD-ROM 145 ms typ
DVD-RAM (Ver.2.2) 270 ms typ
CD-ROM 125 ms typ
GE24NU40 058231309829

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 18 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Extremley Fast Great product! Writes DVDs Quickly. I was hoping for a USB powered, but it requires an External Power source. August 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Product! I ordered a laptop without a CD writer/reader because it is seldom used and another item to get broken on the laptop. I do take it along sometimes if I think I'll need it but most of the time I leave it at home and use it when needed. My personal thoughts on the matter is CD writer/readers were very important for backups and such but with USB drive with much more storage space, the CD writer/reader is seldom needed. August 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Heavy Duty USB Reader/Writer Have had various CD/DVD writers but this is great heavy duty one that was priced right. Have used it now for a few months with no issues. Highly recommend this item. July 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great features for the price This drive has a great package of features for the price. I use it for viewing instructional DVDs and data storage. Purchased it because my new laptop didn't have a DVD drive (becoming very common). The only issue had was getting the driver loaded. Windows 8.1 is very deficient when it comes to drivers and add ons. While the previous versions of Windows were pretty much plug and play for adding accessories, 8.1 expects you to buy all addins, drivers, etc. If your LG drive doesn't function right away, try it on another computer, chances are it's a Windows issue not the drive! February 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love the looks of this unit I have had this unit since Christmas and it is very fast and very quite. The software was very easy to install. I have burned numerous cds and have not had a bad disk. I highly recommend this product February 15, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by This product has good features but... I have had this unit for seven months now and it now does not eject its' tray. All it does is flash. I am uncertain what the problem could be other than the motor of the drive. February 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent - Just what I expected I've only been using this drive for about a month, but so far everything is working fine. Reads and burns fast ... with no errors. February 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Plus & Play on my iMac and Mac Pro I was concerned based on some reviews. However, I plugged it in and it plays DVD's and burns DVDs/CDs from my Macs. My Macs talk to it and it obeys open tray when I want to burn a DVD. I close the tray and my Macs tell me a disk is ready to burn. It talks back Fantastic product September 19, 2014
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