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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 Lasted only 1 month Lasted only 1 month before dying, this is the worst writer I have ever owned.
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Won't load When I plug it in the DVD spins for 30 secs to 1 minute but it won't load or burn the DVDs. I feel like some work and some don't. If you order, it's the luck of the draw.
Date published: 2015-12-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not recognize M Disc I purchased through Amazon to archive data to M Disc. Unit description reads M Disc compatible. Purchased 100 GB Verbatim M Disc inserted into unit and prepared to burn using provided Cyberlink software. Software installed on Windows 10 without issue using LG60NB50. Drive does not recognize inserted Verbatim M Disc. Unsure if firmware needs updating as cannot identify firmware version on device.
Date published: 2015-11-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NOT WORKING ON WINDOWS 10 not working on windows 10 which has been release more than 1year ago
Date published: 2015-10-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from refuses to read commercial DVD movies on imac I bought this for the MDISK capability. The drive writes DVDR media with no problem, it looks nice, and it is compact. However, I've tried 30+ different commercial DVD movies and I get a read error message with every single one of them. The same DVD movies play perfectly and read correctly with my other 3 external DVD drives. Only the LG is completely defective in being able to read DVD movie disks. I hope they release some firmware that can address this problem, but so far I've been forced to keep a second NON-LG external drive attached for reading disks and only use the LG for writing. The drive is defective in design or manufacture, I don't know which.
Date published: 2015-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plug and play As many of the other reviewers of this product mention, I too went to search for a driver. After wasting time doing that, I realized that when I restarted my computer, it just magically recognized the device and when I inserted a DVD, or CD, I was able to burn them to my computer. It seems to work on my Windows 7 and Mac operating systems just fine. I have a MacBook Pro without a built-in CD/DVD drive, so this works nicely. I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (mac) and Windows 7 in Parallels and have been able to burn discs nicely. I would advise forgetting about the usual driver headache that we come to expect when we get new devices and if your computer does not recognize/"see" the device in Finder (mac) or Explorer (windows) when you first plug it in, try a restart and try to plug it in and start playing with it! Sometimes we like to complicate things that do not ask to be least that was my experience.
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not Sure Why All the Bad Reviews I'm not sure why so many people are rating this low. Probably because the most likely people to rate a product are those that are dissatisfied. Being in the tech field I know just a little about electronics. I have a MacBook Pro that doesn't have a DVD drive so I needed an external drive and this one showed Mac compatible and it was very very reasonably priced so I gave it a try. The drive hooked up and worked right out of the box, ready to use. I have used it with single layer and double layer DVD's and it burns both just fine. It definitely isn't the fastest drive out there but again for the price you get what you pay for, if you wanted a faster drive you need to pay for it. I've had the drive about 6 months and no issues whatsoever. I've burned data, iso images and movies all with no issue. I gave it 3 stars under features just because of the speed. It's small and easy to transport and definitely doesn't deserve the low ratings. If you have a Mac this is a go to burner for a decent price.
Date published: 2015-03-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worked Fine But A Month Later It Won't Read CDs I bought this product on Amazon because it didn't cost much and I thought LG was a good brand. Installation went fine and I used it about 5 times and now when I load a CD all it does it whir and ejects the disc. I've tried different discs and it just won't work. I'm disappointed because I was thinking of buying an LG tv but I'm re-thinking that idea.
Date published: 2015-01-14
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Will this work with windows 10?

Asked by: Steffunnie

Can this drive me connected to an Android tablet or phone in order to view pictures on a CD?

Asked by: IRBent

What is the peak power usage of this drive? Watts or mamp..

Asked by: kevinds

how do i update firmware on a mac?

Asked by: ChrisA
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