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Ultra Slim Portable DVD Writer with M-DISC™ Support

  • GP55EX70

  • Black

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.
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.

Type Ultra Slim Portable DVD WRITER
DVD-R (SL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD-R (DL) 2x CLV, 4x, 6x PCAV
DVD-RW 2x, 3x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV
DVD+R (SL) 2.4x CLV, 4X PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD+R (DL) 2.4x CLV, 4X PCAV, 6x PCAV
DVD+RW 2.4x CLV, 4x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV
CD-R 10x CLV, 16x PCAV, 24x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV, 24x ZCLV
DVD-Video(CSS Compliant Disc) 4x CAV (SL/DL)
CD-R/RW/ROM 24x/24x/24xCAV
TV Connectivity Yes
Silent Play Yes
Jamless Play Yes
DVD-ROM 160ms typ.
DVD-RAM 260ms typ.
CD-ROM 140ms typ.
DVD-ROM 11.08 MB/s (8x) max.
CD-ROM 3.6 MB/s (24x) max.
Burst Transfer Rate USB 2.0 interface (up to 480Mbits/s, USB 3.0 Compatible)
BUFFER SIZE 0.75MB Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded
RoHS Yes
Safety UL UL 60950-1 First Edition
TÜV EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
SEMKO EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
EMC/EMI CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, Korean EMC(KC), Taiwan EMC (BSMI), VCCI
Laser Safety Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
CPU Intel Pentium4 2.4GHz or Higher
Recommended Intel Pentium4 3.2GHz or Higher
HDD 20GB or more of available space
RAM 1 GB or Higher
Video Memory 64 MB or higher (128 MB recommended)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.6" x 0.6" x 5.4" (141mm x 14mm x 136.5mm)
Weight 0.4 lbs. (200g)
Color Black
Contents Power2Go, PowerBackup, YouCam, LabelPrint, Norton internet Security (60 days)
UPC 719192608931

What People Are Saying

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 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: 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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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: 2018-01-20

my ultra slim portable dvd writer doesn't eject a disk.   I know it is working .  I think the issue is the disk.  What can I do to eject it?  The eject button is not ejecting it.

Asked by: Andr
Hello Andr. sounds like we need to walk through some troubleshooting. Please give us a call when you are with your unit at 1-800-243-0000. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-01-17

Can I play dvd in it? How about blue ray?

Asked by: Katie rose
Hi Katie. Blu-ray, DVD and CD technologies are backward compatible, meaning that the latest of these technologies will play the formats that preceded it. Blu-ray technology can play DVDs and CDs, DVD technology can play CDs. 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...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-01-04

How can this dvd writer be used to transfer VHS tapes to a DVDs media

Asked by: Bgradisek
We are sorry but this unit can not perform that task. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-14

Can this play European format DVD's?

Asked by: Makita
It can play European discs. It will now depend on the software or program that you will use to play or run the disc. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-14

How do I eject the CD? Nothing happens when I depress button to open and close.

Asked by: DLS55
There would be an emergency eject hole on the unit itself for you to eject the disc. You just need to have a paper clip and insert that on the small hole beside the eject button. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-12

Is this compatible with 52x recording speed?

Asked by: Benjamin2293
52x recording speed is not possible. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-12

Will this dvd writer GP55 work with chromebook.

Asked by: Simpson
If it is Windows 10 and the connection thru usb, then it should work. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-28
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