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GP55EX70

TV Connectivity

Enjoy your media on your TVs, digital photo frames and PCs by simply connecting your drive with USB cable.

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

Mini USB

Provides easy connection with Mini USB cable. No additional power source needed.

Win 10 & MAC OS Compatible

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

8x Writing Speed

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

Style Evolution from Slimmer to Slimmest

The overall slim design of only 0.55 inches high optimizes space for the slim OPU installation. It allows for a sleek companion to thin Ultrabooks and enhanced portability.

TRANSFER RATES–WRITE (MAX)
TRANSFER RATES - READ (MAX)
OTHER FEATURES
ACCESS TIME (1/3 STROKE)
SUSTAINED TRANSFER RATE
BURST TRANSFER RATE
BUFFER SIZE
COMPLIANCE
OPERATING SYSTEMS
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
DIMENSIONS (WxHxD)
WEIGHT
COLOR
CONTENTS
WARRANTY/UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works GREAT Right Out of The Box Started burning DVDs and playing them with no problems whatsoever. Windows 10 recognized it immediately. Burn time is super fast!
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value and Very Convenient I picked this up a couple of months ago when I realized I couldn't totally live without having a CD/DVD drive in my laptop. I don't use it all the time, but it's there when I need it. I love the ease of installation and portability.
Date published: 2018-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I have had this for a year. Works fine with my Mac. Watched a lot of DVD's on it, burned a few music CD's. Use it once or twice a week.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Low profile...small footprint...fairly fast I haven't had this drive very long but what I've encountered so far is fairly acceptable. The problem I had was he cyber link software (Media Suite) that came with it did not play the CD I burned with it. I had to contact LG support, download another burning suite and a separate player. Works great now, but not without some hassle.
Date published: 2017-12-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from doesn't burn dvds and does not show up not happy about the reader or the dvds that it broke
Date published: 2017-10-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Kills USB ports After using this device for about a year I used it to install something (I forget) and next time I try to use the USB port I get no response. about one year later (9/1/2017) I used it to install some drivers for the network on my ASROCK Motherboard but the ethernet stopped working so I tried to use the driver disk and I plug it in once and windows tells me "Usb device not recognized" so I tried plugging it into another port and that works fine. But when i try to use a keyboard in that port nothing happens.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lack of Firmware update support on GP55EX70 on LG I bought this DVD Writer at Frys in Nov, 2016. It was manufactured in Sep, 2016. I use the DVD burner come with Windows 10. The DVD Writer worked fine for 6 weeks and started failing. A pop-up dialog box prompted for Firmware upgrade to burn 8GB DVD. For some reason, It's very hard to find GP55EX70. I finally found this model on LG: http://www.lg.com/us/burners-drives/lg-GP55EX70 However, unlike other LG DVD burner models, neither Support nor Manuals and Downloads of the GP55EX70 model offer any link to its firmware. It feels like a a curse to pick this model.
Date published: 2017-01-16
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ASK & ANSWER

Ask your questions. Share your answers.
Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

Is there anyway to fix my portable DVD writer if it is blinking green while the DVD is first inserted then stops blinking soon after? I can't figure out what's wrong with it. It sounds like it's spinning the DVD but nothing pops up on my computer.

Asked by: kathryn5
That doesn't sound right. Please give us a call at 1-800-793-8896 when you are with the unit so we can troubleshoot.
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-04-10

How long should it take for the disk to install the DVD media suite?

Asked by: SpringTrap333
Unfortunately we do not have an estimated time to install the disks. Should you need assistance with your drive please do not hesitate to call us at 800-243-0000. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-03-09

Can I watch a dvd bought from the store on this 

Asked by: Staceypalm71
Yes, you can watch a DVD. Just make sure that you will have a media player to play the DVD on your PC/Laptop. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-27

Good morning, will this work with my MAC as a external CD/DVD drive to listen to my cd or watch dvd movies?

Asked by: MizCarmel
Hi MizCarmel. Regrettably, we don't know what connectivity is on your MAC nor what Operating System it is running to determine if this LG Ultra Slim Portable DVD Writer with M-DISC™ Support, Model # GP55EX70 will work with it. This drive supports the Mac OS X (10.7.5) Operating System and connects via USB. Your USB port must be able to deliver power to the drive...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-04-17

What's the title of the cd that comes with LG Ultra Slim Port. DVD writer? CD that came with my LG writer says Cyberlink Media Suite. No mention of LG on the CD. Is this the correct CD? Do I need LG software CD to be able to play DVDs on MacBook Air?

Asked by: Mertz00
Let's make sure you have received everything you need. At your earliest convenience, please reach out to a computer specialist directly by calling 800-243-0000. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-02-09

My disc reader will not close. Is there something i can do?

Asked by: Ginam
Hate to hear Ginam, please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 when you are with the unit. We will need more information to be able to assist. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-06

Will this work with my 11 Galileo Pro

Asked by: Skinner44
The LG Ultra Slim Portable DVD Writer with M-DISC™ Support, Model # GP55EX70 has a USB Host interface and is compatible with the Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Mac OS X (10.7.5) Operating Systems. System requirements are an intel Pentium4 of 2.4 GHz or higher CPU, (Intel Pentium4 3.2GHz or Higher is recommended) an HDD with 20GB or more of available space, RAM with 1 GB or Higher and Video Memory with 64 MB or higher (128 MB recommended). Please check the specifications for your 11 Galileo Pro to see if it meet the system requirements described above and that is has the right connectivity. The information should be in your owner's manual or you can contact its manufacturer for advice...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-06

Hello.  Does my LG sp80 nb80s slim portable DVD writer play Blu-ray?

Asked by: Samdjdjdhd
The LG Ultra Slim Portable DVD Writer with M-DISC™ Support, Model # GP55EX70 is a DVD player so it will play regular DVDs and CDs, but it cannot play Blu-Ray DVDs. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-02-03
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