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  • SP60NB50

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
CD-ROM 3,600 kB/s (24x) max.
DVD-ROM 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista™, Windows XP, Mac OS® X
USB High-Speed 480Mbps(60Mbyte/s)
USB Full -Speed 12Mbps(1.5Mbyte/s)
Type Portable DVD Rewriter
CD-R 10x CLV, 16x PCAV, 24x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV, 24x ZCLV (High Speed: 10x CLV,Ultra Speed: 24x ZCLV, Ultra Speed plus: 24x ZCLV)
DVD+R 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD+R DL 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x PCAV
DVD+RW 2.4x, 3.3x CLV, 4x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV (8x Speed disc: 3.3x CLV, 8x ZCLV)
DVD-R 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x ZCLV, 5x PCAV (Ver.2.2) (12x disc: No support)
DVD-RW 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
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
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 5.67" x 5.43" x 0.55" (144mm x 137.5mm x 14mm)
Weight 0.44 lbs (200g)
DVD-R/RW/ROM 8x/8x/8x max.
DVD-R DL 8x max.
DVD-Video(CSS Compliant Disc) 4x max (Single/Dual layer)
DVD+R/+RW 8x/8x max.
DVD+R DL 8x max
DVD-RAM (Ver.2.2) 6x
CD-R/RW/ROM 24x/24x/24x max.
CD-DA (DAE) 24x max.
CD-ROM 139 ms typ
DVD-RAM (Ver. 2.2) 203 ms typ
DVD-ROM 167 ms typ
Warranty 1 Year Limited Warranty on Optical Drives, Call Toll-Free 800.243.0000
SP60NB50 058231310825

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from poor product and poor website service As being in an industry that handles tons of electronics each year I can see why LG is cheap and why so many people have LG products; the reason we did not do our homework. If we did we would not buy this cheap non working stuff
Date published: 2015-09-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Support for Win 10 would be nice... Worked great with Windows 8.1, but I upgraded to windows 10 and now I can't read or write to discs. Do not buy if you have Windows 10
Date published: 2015-09-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not last Purchased for my daughter about six months ago and it stopped playing DVD's and games. Now it only plays CD's. Read a number of posts stating this is a common issue with this product. No solution found on line and all recommendations pointed to buying another unit.
Date published: 2015-07-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from worked great...once. I bought this product because my laptop has no actual optical drive. This first time I plugged it in, it worked like a charm. The second use, the drive shows up on my computer, but when you put a disc in the drive it becomes unrecognizable and the drive disappears. Great for spare parts at this point.
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Contrary to Claim on Packaging Contrary to the claim on the packaging that this product is Mac compatible, it is NOT. I tried 12- ways-to-Sunday to make it work with my MacBook Pro, and no results. There is no recognition by the Mac that any type of device is attached. I have a backup storage unit, external speakers, and other devices that work with the Mac just fine. So, it's not the Mac. So, now I'm out my purchase price and still do not have a CD/DVD reader/writer. It may work with windows, but does not work with MAC. Yes, I wish I had read the reviews prior to purchase. Oh well.
Date published: 2015-06-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of Money and time I recently bought a new PC laptop, which did not come with a disk port. When I bought the laptop I was concerned because I wanted to watch movies and download games. The Slim Portable DVD Writer was recommended to me for all the things I wanted to do and was said to work really well. It was all a lie. The first day I brought my new computer home, I downloaded the DVD writer right away. Not only did it take over 5 hours for it to download, the DVD Writer refused to play movies or download anything I needed, including my anti virus software. I had to take my brand new computer into Geeks work and they had to keep it over the week to figure out how making the DVD drive do its job. After it was "fixed" I found that it still had issues. For instance randomly it would disconnect from my computer or decided that it didn't want to play the movie I chose. For awhile it would only work if it was upside down. Sadly, I waited too long to get a refund on the unit and am reaping the consequences. Overall, this Disk Port is useless and should not even be considered
Date published: 2015-05-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from PLUG-A-BUG Usually, I can make anything work. I once reconfigured a toaster to run off a USB port! But the LG SP60 wouldn't work on my Macbook Pro, and when it finally becamne operational with Windows 7, it would not work with the antivirus SW Ihad installed. I have had it two weeks and so far, it has been useless.
Date published: 2015-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great DVD/CD writer... The LG DVD/CD External Writer was easy to setup and worked seamlessly with my existing laptop! A great value!
Date published: 2015-03-30
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I need a Windows 10 driver.

Asked by: mjs08991
Regrettably, the Windows 10 driver for the LG Super Multi Portable 8X DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP60NB50 is not available yet. You can check for its' availability on its support page on LG's site at and download it from there when it becomes available...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-10-06

whhere is ddriver for winddows 10

Asked by: lito

How do I get this to work for my Mac?

Asked by: kevi

Windows 10 upgrade needed for this device.

Asked by: LTierney

i have an asus laptop with windows 8 and i cant get my external player to play movies. did i do something wrong? do i have to install something?help

Asked by: kat b

When do you expect the Driver for Windows 10 to be available? Do you have a notification system that we can sign up on to be informed when it does become available?

Asked by: dbrownlee
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