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Ultra-Slim Portable DVD Burner & Drive with M-DISC™ Support

  • SP80NB60

Key Features

  • Ultra Slim 0.55" Portable DVD Writer Drive
  • USB 2.0 interface (up to 480Mbits /s, USB 3.0 Compatible)
  • Max 8x DVD±R Write Speed
  • Max 24x CD Write Speed
  • M-DISC Support
  • CD Family and DVD-ROM Read Compatible

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.
1. DVD+R 2. RW DVD-R 3. RW DVD-RAM 
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.

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.

SUMMARY
Drive Type External
SUSTAINED TRANSFER RATE
CD-ROM 3.6 MB/s (24x) max.
DVD-ROM 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
CONTENTS
Power2Go Yes
Power Backup Yes
You Cam Yes
Label Print Yes
Norton Internet Security (60 days) Yes
User Manual Yes
OPERATING SYSTEMS
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows Windows® 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
BURST TRANSFER RATE
USB 2.0 interface up to 480Mbits/s, USB 3.0 Compatible
BUFFER SIZE
BUFFER SIZE 0.75MB Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded
TRANSFER RATES - WRITE (MAX)
Type Ultra Slim Portable DVD Writer
CD-R 10x CLV, 16x PCAV, 24x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV, 24x ZCLV
DVD+R 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD-R (SL) 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
DVD+R (DL) 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x PCAV
DVD+RW 2.4x CLV, 4x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV
DVD-R (DL) 2x CLV, 4x, 6x PCAV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x ZCLV, 5x PCAV
DVD-RW 2x, 4x, 6x ZCLV
M-DISC 4x PCAV
HOST INTERFACE
USB Yes
COMPLIANCE
RoHS Yes
EMC/EMI CE Marking, C-Tick (RCM) Mark, Korean EMC (KC), Taiwan EMC (BSMI), VCCI, FCC
Safety UL UL 60950-1 Second Edition
TÜV EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
SEMKO EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
Laser Safety Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CPU Intel Pentium4 2.4GHz or Higher
Recommended Intel Pentium4 3.2GHz or Higher
RAM 1GB or Higher
Video Memory 64 MB or higher (128 MB recommended)
HDD 20GB or more of available space
TRANSFER RATES - READ (MAX)
DVD-RW 8x CAV
DVD-Video(CSS Compliant Disc) 4x CAV (SL/DL)
M-DISC 8x CAV
DVD-ROM (SL/DL) 8x CAV
DVD-RAM 6x CAV
DVD-R (SL/DL) 8x CAV
DVD+RW 8x CAV
DVD+R (SL/DL) 8x CAV
CD-R/RW/ROM 24x/24x/24xCAV
CD-DA 24x CAV
OTHER FEATURES
Other Features TV Connectivitiy, Silent Play, Jamless Play
TYPE
External Yes
OTHER
Color Black
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.67" x 0.55" x 5.41" (144 x 14 x 137.5mm)
Weight 0.42 lbs. (190g)
ACCESS TIME (1/3 STROKE)
DVD-RAM 260ms typ.
DVD-ROM 160ms typ.
CD-ROM 140ms typ.
WARRANTY/UPC
UPC 058231313406

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor at playing DVDs Just bought it at Best Buy. I agree with the reviews that say it is poor at playing DVDs. I have not been able to get it to play one DVD! All the DVDs work fine on my old laptop! Will try to return to Best Buy.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Highly disappointed I agree with many of these reviewers. I'm highly disappointed that this product does not let me view DVD movies on my laptop. My new laptop does not have a DVD/CD slot so I bought this with it a few months ago and it is useless.
Date published: 2017-05-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I wish I had read the reviews before buying I bought this after buying a new computer without a DVD drive. It worked fine for maybe a week then it started getting louder and louder every time I used it. Finally after about a month and half it stop recognizing it on any computer no matter what type of disk was inserted. I only wish I had seen these reviews before buying since this is a product I use everyday for school. It made it very difficult to finish out the semester especially when customer serviced needed the broken one before they could issue a new one or replace it. Leaving me unable to do my homework for a week unless I wanted to go out and buy a new one.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Software Ground Zero I purchased this item at Best Buy. Software will not open to install. IMAC does not see this external drive. Cannot use.
Date published: 2017-04-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't waste your money. Waste of money. Only burned about 20 CD-Rs over the course of a month, then started making loud buzzing noises as though it was an airplane taking off, took forever to stop, CD-R error rendered unusable.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful Product: Absolute garbage I bought this product with the intent to run dvds and CDs on my ASUS laptop, which is what the advertisement claims it can do. It doesn't do either correctly or efficiently! You have to install a separate media player, and even then, the probability of a DVD actually playing is inconsistent. Sometimes I'll be able to play a DVD for a short amount of time, but other times it will refuse to play the same DVD! Absolutely awful product. Do not waste your money on this piece of trash.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not do what I expected I bought this drive earlier this week at Best Buy. I specifically told the sales person I wanted to be able to watch a DVD or listen to a CD. This unit doesn't allow you to do either. I tried the HELP which was no help at all.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not perform the expected functions. Ans as to be expected these days, the Best Buy geeks couldn't be bothered to help. Should have known better.
Date published: 2017-01-03
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I've install the LG SP80 into the port on back of my new Mac. I've put the disc in and nothing happened on the screen. I then went to Finder and saw it on toolbar. I've double clicked and nothing happens. I was told it would work with. Mac. What's wrong. 

Asked by: PMVi
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Disk Drive and its operations. If the computer cannot load the software properly, or is incompatible for any reason, then it may not be able to communicate with the drive. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional information and assistance in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-16

Is this compatible with Lenovo s21e notebook?

Asked by: Bobby raisin
The LG Ultra-Slim Portable DVD Burner & Drive with M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP80NB60 is compatible with the Windows® 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Mac OS X (10.7.5) Operating Systems and connects via USB 2.0 (up to 480Mbits/s, USB 3.0 Compatible)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-16

I have a LG ultra slim portable dvd writer..Can I use this device for my camera servallance dvr as a external hard drive? And also how to install

Asked by: Buono
Regrettably, without knowing anything about your camera surveillance DVR, we cannot determine if the LG Ultra-Slim Portable DVD Burner & Drive with M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP80NB60 can be connected to it nor how you can install it. You will need to consult your owner's manual for your surveillance DVR for how to install or connect external drives on it and what is required or contact its manufacturer. The SP80NB60 has a USB 2.0 interface and is USB 3.0 compatible and supports the Windows® 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Mac OS X (10.7.5) Operating Systems...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-09

Can I transfer music videos that I have on ITunes to this device to be put on my dvd-r's that I purchased?

Asked by: Joshie38
You will need to either contact Apple Support or visit their support online and they will be able to instruct you on how you can transfer your iTunes music videos to the DVD-R discs using the LG Ultra-Slim Portable DVD Burner & Drive with M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP80NB60...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-08

I bought and installed the program that came with my DVD writer SP80 but when I opened the Media Suite, I don't have an option to play dvds. Am I missing something or does this writer just not okay DVD movies?

Asked by: Ida68
In order to play DVDs via the burner you will need to download some additional software. You would need to download "VLC Media Player". If you require further assistance, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-12

my window 10 on my surface pro 4 does not recognize this LG Slim Portable DVD Writer model number GP65NB60 device Do I need to download something to make it work?

Asked by: Rick Michel
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Mexico. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/mx/support/contact/support-here-to-help.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-22

I received this as a gift for my television which has a USB port.  Plugged it in and nothing happened.  Suggestions, or is it some sort of compatability issue?

Asked by: teresa1005
It does work is you read in the instructions to open the drawer and hold the eject button for 2 seconds to put the drive into the correct mode to read the data as if it were a flash drive. Power off or press the eject button for two seconds a second time and the drive goes back to a PC external drive.
Answered by: LarryHHarris
Date published: 2017-04-07

How do I play a DVD with this??? I have downloaded the CyberLinkMediaSuite. Used the given cd. Insert my DVD and nothing...

Asked by: sciryak
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. The CyberLink Media Suite does not appear to have DVD Video Playback capabilities without the PowerDVD addition. It is recommended to visit our website at http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-SP80NB60 and check the HELP LIBRARY under TROUBLESHOOTING. Select the title DID YOU LOSE YOUR CYBERLINK MEDIA SUITE INSTALLATION DISC? – Burners & Drives. Selecting this will provide a link for the PowerDVD Download. For additional questions in this matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-03-28
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