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  • GP60NS50

Key Features

  • TV Connectivity

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.

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)
UPC 058231309676

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy set up works like external, has more futures than builin burner.
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stinks! bought this a while back to use with my macbook Pro. (error code 0x80020020) always. I tired many things. NOTHING.
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I have a problem with opening one of my CDs. Could anyone please help me.
Date published: 2016-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's Great! I love this player. it's compact, easy to update the firmware and very user friendly.
Date published: 2014-03-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from no dvd player comes with trial version of dvd player (decoder/) software; so if you have win8 you'll need an aftermarket player--with other windows os the enclosed software will uninstall or block the current windvd or dvd decoding player.
Date published: 2013-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great products for the price. This Drive is a great dvd /cd writer for the needs of anyone who needs a drive for a new laptop/tablet cross over that does not come with a drive built in. I have had no issues with the drive and the windows 8 software has no issues with the drive and the software also makes drivers a mute issue as the widows software has the drivers you need I give this driver a two thumbs up a great buy!
Date published: 2013-09-07
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Hi, I try to connect this DVD writer into my Surface Pro 4 with Windows 10,,,and It didnt recognize the unit. Is this unit compatible with win 10? Tks!

Asked by: Masterfede
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Argentina. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-10

Just installed the GP60NB50 and I get "Disc not supported" and "Does not support OS, just Windows applications installed on Macs" So I can't get it to install the SW disc that came with it.  Which is: CyberLink Media Suite 10 for DVD  SAC35575236

Asked by: Dino39
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. According to our information, this drive is compatible with Windows XP, Windows VISTA, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OSX. What operating system is being attempted with this drive? Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-28

Will this drive burn dual layer DVD's? I haven't had any success with this even trying different brand media. All other disc format's work great so far.

Asked by: Richard Kasika
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Kenya. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-15

My Mac compatible Slim Portable DVD writer (GP60NS50) was shipped with a Super Multi Drive Install disc for Windows, but no install disc for Mac.  Please help me obtain the proper installation disc.  Thank you. 

Asked by: Please help
You don't need an install disc for mac. It'll plug and play.
Answered by: Richard Kasika
Date published: 2016-04-10

i have a macbook pro 15 inch with retina display, I'm wondering if this will also read blu ray disks? thank u

Asked by: gracias
No this drive only reads/writes CD and DVD. Not Blu-Ray.
Answered by: maclover
Date published: 2015-12-20

I have windows 8 and cannot get it to play my dvd video

Asked by: woodle
Regrettably, without more detail, we cannot determine why the LG Super Multi Portable 8X DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™ Support, Model # GP60NS50. The device came with a software installation disc, make sure that you installed that software into your computer. Check to make sure that the unit is turning on, not all computers supply enough power via the USB port. Microsoft released the USB 2.0 EHCI driver software for Windows XP, which is why it was possible to use this driver software with Windows XP SP3. Under Windows 8 operating system, a specific mainboard with nVidia GeForce 7025 Chipset may cause an abnormal operation, so you may want to check your owners manual or contact your computer's manufacturer about these details...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-09-23

Will this work on my widows vista?

Asked by: Alvarez1

Just tried to use a new LG GP60NS50 on my MacBook Air. The drive does power up, but my system does not appear to recognize the drive. Tried rebooting the MacBook Air, put a CD and DVD in to see if the system would see it - nothing worked.

Asked by: LoLo22
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