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  • GP60NB50

Key Features

  • TV Connectivity
Style Evolution from Slimmer to Slimmest

Style Evolution from Slimmer to Slimmest

The overall slim design of only 14mm high optimizes space for the slim OPU installation (9.5mm). It allows for a sleek companion to thin Ultrabooks and enhanced portability.

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.

8x DVD-R Writing Speed

8x DVD-R Writing Speed

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

TV Connectivity

TV Connectivity

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

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.

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.

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
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 7, Windows Vista™, Windows XP, Mac OS® X
TYPE Portable DVD Rewriter
DVD-R 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD-R (DL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x PCAV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x ZCLV, 5x PCAV (Ver.2.2) (12x Media: Not supported)
DVD+R (DL) 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x PCAV
DVD+R 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD+RW 2.4x, 3.3x CLV, 4x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV (8x speed disc: 3.3x CLV, 8x ZCLV)
CD-R 10x CLV, 16x PCAV, 24x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10xCLV, 16x ZCLV, 24x ZCLV (High Speed: 10xCLV,Ultra Speed: 24x ZCLV,Ultra Speed plus: 24x ZCLV)
DVD-RW 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) 4x max (Single/Dual layer)
CD-R/RW/ROM 24x/24x/24x max
CD-DA (DAE) 24x max
DVD-RAM(Ver.2.2) 5x max
DVD-R/RW/ROM 8x/8x/8x max
DVD-R DL 8x max
DVD+R DL 8x max
DVD+R/+RW 8x/8x max
DVD-ROM 167 ms typ
CD-ROM 139 ms typ
DVD-RAM (Ver.2.2) 203 ms typ
DVD-ROM 11.08Mbytes/s(8x) max.
CD-ROM 3,600 kB/s(24x) max.
BUFFER SIZE 0.75MB Under-run prevention function embedded
External (Host) USB 2.0 (480Mbits/s)
EMC/EMI CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, Korean EMC(KCC), Taiwan EMC(BSMI), VCCI, FCC
Safety UL TUV, SEMKO, CB & IEC60825-1 Report, FDA, GOST, NOM, CSA
Laser Safety Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1
WEIGHT 0.44lbs (200g)
USB High-Speed 480 Mbps (60 Mbyte/s)
USB Full-Speed 12Mbps (1.5Mbyte/s)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.67" x 5.41" x 0.55" (144 x 137.5 x 14mm)
GP60NS50 058231309676
GP60NB50 058231309447

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible hardware If there was an option to give it 0 stars I would. Since I have bought this, I could only use it once without errors. It spins and spins, the computer recognizes it for 30 seconds then disconnects. What a complete horrible product..... will never buy LG again. If they can't get a dimple dvd writer to work, what will they do with the other things they make?
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Died After 6 Months I bought this for my wife, who needed an optical drive after she got a new MacBook Pro. Despite only occasional use and reasonable care, the LG just clicks and makes noises.
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not heavy enough for a paperweight I can't get it to work with my Windows 10 machine. I've tried restarting and using different apps, but nothing. It makes a lot of noise like it's trying really hard, though. So I guess D for effort? Should have read the reviews before I purchased.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Won't play DVD' tried different drivers. Junk Well the title explains everything. Spent a few hours trying to figure it out and no luck. Will be returning it hoping the computer store will take it back as I bought it to play DVD's.
Date published: 2016-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Device for the Price This drive is powerful, fast and rugged! It's outlasted so called bargain deals that ended up corrupting Audio/Video libraries. TWICE! But every time I switched back to GP60NB50 without any problems.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't play DVDs Kind of unbelievable...this thing will play any CD I try, but I've yet to find a DVD that it can play. It winds up, makes quite a bit of noise, then dies. It never seems to spin fast enough to get the DVD playing. So...a DVD player that doesn't play DVDs. Great job, LG!
Date published: 2016-08-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Useless This product was purchased to put photos and home videos on DVDs for family members. It's totally useless. the only thing going for it is it looks nice.
Date published: 2016-02-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lasted only 1 month Lasted only 1 month before dying, this is the worst writer I have ever owned.
Date published: 2016-02-01
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Can you play regular DVD's on this hooked to a TV

Asked by: Hmom
I apologize, but no; this Optical Drive will not be able to playback Video DVD discs without the use of reading software. A television does not have the means of installing such software. The software must be installed on the hard drive of your computer system.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-03-02

How to install the driver without a disc

Asked by: George1709
We appreciate your interest in this Optical Drive. This device should operate with a generic Plug and Play driver provided by your operating system. For assistance in this matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-12-10

my dvd super multi player does not work on windows 10 ?

Asked by: ynot 43
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Australia. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-10-12

Can it interface with a sub 3.0?

Asked by: Dinosaur
I apologize, but no; according to the specifications of this device, this optical drive is designed for compatibility only with a USB 2.0 port.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-07

how do i update firmware on a mac?

Asked by: ChrisA
We appreciate your interest in this Optical Drive. The firmware updates available for this unit are not compatible with MacOS. The first 2 updates listed are available for Windows XP/7/8/Vista only. The latter version is for Windows 7/8/8.1/10.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-07

Can this device be used to play audio CDs and DVDs with a Chromebook?

Asked by: Buffalo Bob

Will it read picture cds?

Asked by: Ashlee01

Is there an adapter to change the USB 3.0 to a 2.0 

Asked by: Bob69
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