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Super Multi Portable 8x DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™ Support

  • GP40NB40

Key Features

  • Max 8x DVD-R Writing Speed
  • M-Disc™ Support
  • TV Connectivity
  • USB 2.0 Interface
8x DVD-R Writing Speed

8x DVD-R Writing Speed

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

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.

TV Connectivity

TV Connectivity

Quickly and easily connect to TVs, digital photo frames and PCs via USB for the playback.

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.

Win8 & Mac OS Compatible

Win8 & Mac OS Compatible

Enjoy complete freedom in use with compatible support for both Windows 8 and MAC OS.

Drive Type External
Interface Type USB 2.0
DVD Write Speed 8x max.
CD Write Speed 24x max.
Buffer Capacity 1.5MB
Mac Support Yes
Write Speed (Max)
DVD+R 8x
DVD-R 8x
CD-R 24x
CD-RW 24x
Read Speed (Max)
DVD±R 8x
CD-ROM/R 24x
CD-RW 24x
Data Transfer Rate
DVD-ROM 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
CD-ROM 3,600 kB/s (24x) max.
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 7, Windows Vista™, Windows XP, Windows 2008, Windows 2003, Mac OS X
Size & Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.17" x 5.76" x 0.97" (156.8 x 146.2 x 24.6 mm)
Weight 0.58 lbs (265g)
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts
UPC 058231307818

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what i needed! My Mac came with no CD/DVD drive, so I purchased this item. It gave me just what I needed. It was easy to install and is easy to use as well.
Date published: 2014-04-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not any good. It worked twice and after that it quit. Does not play any CD or DVD. I was going uninstall and reinstall to see if that would make any difference but I can't even get it uninstalled. If I can get this junk off of my computer, it is going into the garbage. I believe that is where it came from before I got it.
Date published: 2014-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This DVD Writer is simple to use. For someone with low technical knowledge, the LG Portable DVD Writer was simple to setup and use. I was worried I would need help to get it going, but it wasn't at all. I am very happy it's ease of use.
Date published: 2013-11-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome portable product This product is value for my money. sleek design and portability. I love this product. I take it everywhere i go. This product is also compatible with other products. I give three thumbs up to this product.
Date published: 2013-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right for my netbook I was fine with my netbook not having a DVD first. So I decided I needed to buy a tiny portable DVD writer with giant capabilities. Went to Best Buy and found my LG GP40NB40- it was exactly what I wanted. Super easy to install, and it fits in my micro carrying case, too. This travels well on flights, and doesn't draw down my battery too quickly either. I couldn't be happier with it.
Date published: 2013-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Convenient item at great price. I bought this when the internal burner on our 3 year-old iMac fizzled out. Seems to work very well (for 6 weeks so far) and, after I figured out a couple of things on my own, it's easy to use now. It accesses Gracenote very quickly! A bit difficult for my older hands to place a cd properly on the tray, and it doesn't feel very well made, but still I would not hesitate to recommend it to others! Using the eject icon on the computer screen is better than trying to open machine tray with its manual button. I unplug it when it's not in use.
Date published: 2012-12-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good prodict its a great device it writes very fast and you can make a ton of types of formats on blank discs however im having a problem burning movies in the dvd format it says that i have to enter a serial number and i did it just doesnt work but that might just be me
Date published: 2012-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is great! Our internal burner quit working and a friend said, you should try this LG burner like I have. Brought it, plugged it in, and I am sold. I LOVE IT! Rave about it to everyone. It is almost easier to use that the built in. Will buy another LG product the next time I need to replace something. LG is a reliable product and I would tell the world about them.
Date published: 2012-11-08
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I don't have the disk to install this on my laptop.  Is there anyway to install without the disk?  

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