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BH16NS40

Key Features

  • 16X BD-R Write Capability
  • Write and Read Quad, Triple, Double Layer BD-R Discs
  • Serial ATA Techonology
  • 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.

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 4. Blu-ray Disc
This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task

Experience 3D Blu-ray

Take entertainment to the next level with 3D using the new Power BD-DVD 3D ver. Software bundle. You can now enjoy the excitement of all your favorite Blu-ray titles on your PC and with 2D to 3D converting you can bring a new dimension to all your videos.

BDXL™ Support: Ultimate Capacity

Three Layer BDXL-R/BDXL RE discs offer 100GB capacity while quad layer BDXL-R discs boast 128GB storage capacity on a single disc. It is equivalent of 27 standard DVDs or 5 single layer Blu-ray discs.

Windows 10 Compatible

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

16x BD-R Writing

Capture all the excitement of Blu-ray with the 16x BD-R writing capability. Plus, now you can store more data on to BDXL™ discs.

Summary
OPERATING SYSTEMS
TRANSFER RATES–WRITE
TRANSFER RATES - READ
ACCESS TIME
SUSTAINED RATE
BURST TRANSFER RATE
BUFFER SIZE
HOST INTERFACE
COMPLIANCE
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D)
SOFTWARE
WARRANTY/UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Value for the Price Direct replacement for an old failed DVD drive. Newer technology, faster and quieter. Installation was a breeze and everything functioned flawlessly for me. Outstanding product.
Date published: 2018-07-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from False Advertising!! This " Blu-Ray" drive states the it is M-Disc compatible! On the front of the drive there is an M-Disc logo! What it doesn't say is that it only supports M-Disc DVDs.Not M-Disc Blu Ray discs!! Why on earth would you make a drive like this? This has been a horrible experience! Now I have to take my computer apart again and make another trip to the store!!! I certainly will not buy an LG drive!!
Date published: 2018-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for ripping Have used this to backup my bought Blu-ray disc and CDs. With MakeMKV I can rip my Blu-ray discs in about 20 minutes and with a 33 GB output file. The drive is very quiet in operation and seems to work well. I've not actually burned any discs with it yet, but will start backing up my photos at some point, and it's good to know that the M discs should last longer than standard Blu-rays.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst drive ever I bought it to crate a "permanent" archive of my files. All I got is 2 unusable BD M-Discs. One even ruined physically. It also had very poor reading perfornce. Since it was totally worthless for me.. I returned it as in warranty (and added the 2 unusable discs as proof). They checked it and said that "There is nothing wrong with this drive". Not to mention that your support staff don't even recognize it as a LG drive. This was the second LG drive I bought... and surelly is the last.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Frustratingly inferior software bundle I bought LG BH16NS Blu ray and DVD burner some months ago. Now that I need to make a Video DVD, I realise that the software provided for burneing (Power producer 5.5.) does not accept mpeg4 format. And it keeps prompting me to buz the 6.0 version. Mpeg4 is a basic format. I bought the burner so I could make video DVDs of my works when required. It is quite frustrating. Would anyone know how to get around this nonsense? LG must provide appropriate softwares with the burner ar very clearly speel out that one has to buy softwares separately. I feel cheated. Will appreciate if LG can provide me the neccesary software to operate it.
Date published: 2016-08-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not write to Windows 8.1/10 64bit I bought this BR for writing DVDs and BRs as well. It's so frustrating that after upgrading to windows 8.1 (from 7) and now 10 I have an expensive reader, cause it can not write under these OSes. Unit needs an urgent firmware update
Date published: 2016-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am so happy .. I went and bought another one I purchased one of these drives 8 months back for my Windows desktop and since then I have burned over 125 plus BluRay discs for my photography business. Its perfect every single time and no coasters. So when time came to add an external BluRay burner to my iMac I went and bought another one of the LG BluRay burner and paired it with Vantec NexStar DX External USB 3.0 Enclosure. iMac recognized this drive with no issue, works perfectly with PlexDisc 6x Blu-ray every single time.
Date published: 2015-11-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cant download program from LG I downloaded the update for this product and after I did when I opened the program and tried to update it would do nothing. So I uninstalled and reinstalled and it did the same thing. So I guess if there are any updates for this product than I will not be able to download it.
Date published: 2015-06-02
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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.

Hi can I use Dvd with a blu ray writer? And will Blu ray writer impect speed than Regular dvd?

Asked by: SaShadlee
Blu-ray technology is backward compatible, meaning that it will play any of the technologies that preceded it (i.e. CDs & DVDs). The transfer rates for writing with the LG Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 16x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter, Model # BH16NS40 for DVD-R are: 2x, 4x CLV, 8x ZCLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV. For DVD-R (DL): 2x, 4x CLV, 8x PCAV; for DVD-R (SL): 2x, 4x CLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV; for DVD-RW (SL): 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x CLV; for DVD+R (DL): 2.4x, 4x CLV, 8x PCAV; for DVD+R: 4x CLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV; for DVD+RW: 2.4x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV and for M-DISC: 4x. You can also see the transfer rates for read at http://www.lg.com/us/burners-drives/lg-BH16NS40-internal-blu-ray-dvd-drive...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-08-19

Can the bh16ns40 read the new 4K blu ray discs?  I updated the firmware, but does not recognize the disc?  I am using power dvd 15 as the software also.

Asked by: Thiggy
We appreciate your interest in this BluRay drive. According to the information listed on our website, it appears that the closest format available for this drive, to allow higher amounts of content per disk, appears to be available on the BDXL disk. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional information about this drive.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2018-02-04

Does LG offer a sata blu ray reader/burner that is supported in MS Windows 10?

Asked by: sanman9
yes this is it. Windows is backwards compatible so hardware and software that the system doesn't rely on works fine.
Answered by: The_RandomGamer
Date published: 2016-03-04

were can i download the drivers for bh16ns40 that correct the issues with windows 7 64bit

Asked by: freshft1
You can visit the LG page at http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-BH16NS40 and navigate to the Software, Firmware and Drivers tab to look for the drivers for the LG Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 16x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter, Model # BH16NS40...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-02-12

I am having truoble with windows 10 recognising this drive, it accepts that it is a cd/dvd but will not accept that it is a blu ray player, cyberlink software recognises it but when you come to burn a disk it states that there is no disk in the drive.

Asked by: locost24
uk site does not support BH16NS40 as it is not the uk model. they will not support this version. i am having exact same issues. my drive is less than 6 months old.
Answered by: sammy333
Date published: 2016-04-03

Is LG BH16NS40 compatible with windows 10? I have some issues with this unit - Windows is not able to recognize the Blue Ray burner (it doesn't appear in the task manager).

Asked by: laurier
yes this works with windows 10 and works very well .make sure you install the software from the cd supplied .remember all versions of windows just see the dvd as a dvd writer even if its blue-ray writer , i have just bought this writer and its superb it even burned my 4x (25gb) disks at 8 speed and it was so quite and quick....there is a clue to this working well when the documentation says it might not work with other blue ray burning software ,but i have 4 other burning software products installed on my pc and i have burned disks ok with all (all free software i might add)
Answered by: dessy
Date published: 2017-01-27

What is the difference between this model and WH16NS40?

Asked by: Phorward

Hi I would like to know if their are locked to a region code

Asked by: Bazz
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