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AP70NS50

Key Features

  • M-DISC™ SUPPORT
  • MAX 8X DVD±R WRITE SPEED
  • TV Connectivity
  • WINDOWS 8 COMPATIBLE

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.

Slot Load in Style

The slot drives load discs with a simple glide that is fast and smooth compared to drives with a disc tray. By removing the complexities of the disc tray we have simplified the drive to operate in tight spaces and run silently without needing to open or close. Give your ultrabook a companion that looks and works great.

TV Connectivity

Enjoy your media on your TVs, digital photo frames and PCs by simply connecting your drive with USB cable.

8x Writing Speed

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

Mini USB

Provides easy connection with Mini USB cable. No additional power source needed.

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.

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

Win 10 & MAC OS Compatible

Enjoy complete freedom in use with compatible support for Windows 10 and MAC OS.

Summary
SUSTAINED TRANSFER RATE
BUFFER TRANSFER RATE
BUFFER SIZE
TRANSFER RATES - WRITE (MAX)
HOST INTERFACE
COMPLIANCE
TRANSFER RATES - READ (MAX)
ACCESS TIME (RANDOM)
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D)
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows
WEIGHT
WARRANTY/UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works like it’s supposed to Mini Mac doesn’t come with a built in one so this does the job
Date published: 2018-05-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from User manual useless This drive imports to Itunes fine but I cannot figure out how to transfer some songs without transferring the entire CD.
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not compatible with Windows 10 Eventhough the manufacturer says it is compatible with Windows 10 it is not. You will get an Error Code 39 and neither LG or Microsoft can fix it.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Seems decently made and it has worked great so far. prefer this design over pop out tray.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from iTunes doesn't get along well with this drive The computer will just stop seeing the drive in the middle of a read/write. My wife likes to listen to audio books while driving. Audible only lets you burn books to disk through iTunes which is a garbage piece of software in and of itself. About a fourth of the time my Windows 10 based computers will stop recognizing this drive and you have to shutdown the computer and start the burn all over again from the beginning. Audible will tell you with some basic math you can restart the burn after the last clean disk, but this has never worked for me. iTunes will skip all over the place when you try to burn the book starting where you left off. This is my second external LG drive (the other one is a different model) and I've had the same problem with both drives using different computers (all running Windows 10). Apple, LG, Audible, and the computer manufacturers all blame each other for the problem.
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Was told it was IOS compatible. Customer service was horrible~ phoned with downloadable link failed. Support barely spoke english and after nearly 90mins of poor attempts to solve problem (35mins of that time was being placed on hold) I asked for a supervisor. Supervisor was not available. Support tech offered me a refurbished product in exchange for my newly purchased gear! Ummmm No thanks! Good riddance to this product. Returning it to Best Buy today!
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silent and Elegant... I bought this external drive about a year ago and by far the best feature about this drive is it's silence. Loading and ejecting discs is noisy, although it only lasts for one and a half seconds. However when it's playing back or burning a disc it is a very nice to be able to do so without the need for a headset. I've used other ODD's over the years, internal and external and by far this one has brought me the best enjoyment. It's also very sleek and modern in it's appearance and the slot-load design is a plus. I'm actually looking online for a bluray version (hence the late review) but sadly I haven't found that they've made one. MAKE IT NAOW! -But seriously, fantastic drive, very quiet operation, great design and slot-load; I couldn't ask for more in a DVD drive.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst External DVD Drive I purchased this about a year ago and at first it worked great. Then I started watching DVDs from my local library or renting them from a place like Redbox. Many times the player would just tell me that the disc was not supported which was extremely annoying since I had an older computer that was able to play it with with very few problems. Then last night, I accidentally dropped the player and it did not work at all. I had a disc inside and was completely unable to eject it. When I went online, there was no user manual to help me trouble shoot. Very unhappy with this external DVD player/writer and will not be buying another!
Date published: 2016-06-30
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ASK & ANSWER

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Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

Does the supermulti blade ultra slim portable dvd writer also read CDs ? Want to use it to upload music to my computer. Thanks !

Asked by: Lllrrrrr
Yes, it can. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-27

Can this read and write to dual layer DVDs  (8.5 GB)?

Asked by: Cjnast
The LG 8x Portable DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™, Model # AP7NS50 will read and write to DVD+R DL, and DVD-R DL discs...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-11-02

I don't know why but I put a cd music yoga, and it said not compatible to this computer, so I can't use dvd/cds because it says no compatible to this computer, but sold to me, it aid compatible to pcs and Macs, but I see not true with my Mac, and the only

Asked by: gqboricua7
I do apologize about the issue you are having with the Drive. According to page 3 of the owner's manual, the built in DVD player may not support the USB Drive on certain Mac operating systems. To troubleshoot this issue, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-20

this is my 2 nd time, with this hard drive problem, I can't work with this device it doesn't appear in the devices line in finders, I can't work with this and this is a 2nd portable driver I sent one and s the same type again send to m, any drivers maybe.

Asked by: gqboricua7
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. If the device isn't appearing available, then the drive may require service. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance with this drive.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-20

How do the ap70ns50 and the sp80nb60 compare? (I would like to get the best drive to use with my MacBook pro.)

Asked by: jamescole97
I want to know how I get the software to run this AP70NS50 DVD WRITER. I USED IT ONCE AND THERE IS A DISC IN THE DRIVE THAT I DO NOT WANT TO DESTROY! IT IS COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 10 . DOES ANYONE HAVE A IDEA OF HOW TO MAKE IT EJECT THE DISC
Answered by: cissy777
Date published: 2017-07-07

THIS DEVICE IS NOT WORKING FOR ME. I ONLY USED IT TO ADD CDS INTO MY COMPUTER 6 TIMES AND HAVENT USED IT IN ABOUT A MONTH AND WHEN I TRIED TO BURN A CD IT SAYS DISC BURNER OR SOFTWARE NOT  FOUND.. AND THEN I TRIED TO EJECT THE CD AND IT WONT

Asked by: kique343
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. If the drive will not eject the disc properly, or will no longer communicate with the computer, then the drive may require service. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance with this drive.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-10-21

How to play a movie

Asked by: Jerry99
Hello Without the disc, press and hold the ‘Eject’ button for 2 seconds. (The LED indicator will turn on, switching to TV mode. Press and hold the button again for 2 seconds to return to ODD mode.) Insert your supported media into the drive. The disc file system will be converted to FAT32 and will be recognized as USB flash memory. Select and play the files from your A/V device to enjoy videos, pictures and music. Refer to your A/V device owner’s manual for more information
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-18

How do i install the LG super multi blade dvd burner to a  current iMac? It says on the box that it is Mac compatible but there is only an installation disc for Windows ... what going on?

Asked by: MarcHood
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 http://www.lg.com/au/support/contact/support-here-to-help.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-12-26
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