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Write and Read Quad, Triple, Double Layer BD-R Discs
Serial ATA Techonology
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Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 16x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter
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.
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.
4 MB (Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded)
Serial ATA bus interface(1.1a)
DIMENSIONS(W x H x D)
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D)
5.7" x 1.6" x 6.5" (146 x 41.3 x 165mm)
1.65 Ib (750g)
What people are saying
Rated 1 out of
Firmware broke my deviceBlue ray player wouldn’t play new blue ray disks, looked on LG site was advised to update the firmware, followed the instructions to the letter, got confirmation that it was successful. Rebooted my machine now the drive doesn’t recognise any disks at all.
Date published: 2021-09-09
Rated 3 out of
Gondar Person from
Dont lastMy 2nd one and like before, they all go bad after one year.
I like LG, but I think they have drop the quality.
I use only Blue ray, well this one when bad and only reads CD and DVDs
but can work with any Blue Ray, make look for another brand.
Date published: 2019-06-27
Rated 5 out of
Super Value for the PriceDirect replacement for an old failed DVD drive. Newer technology, faster and quieter. Installation was a breeze and everything functioned flawlessly for me. Outstanding product.
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I’ve tried burning a disc using this device (onto a Philips DVD+RW x4 speed 4.7gb disc) and despite the disc being formatted it doesn’t recognise it?
Are these discs compatible for recording on to or are there are other blanks I should be using please?
Asked by: StNick
The LG Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 16x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter, Model # BH16NS40 will write to DVD+RW discs. Please contact the LG Support Center in the U.K. for assistance...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-07-24
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: 2019-12-14
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: 2020-07-24
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: 2020-07-24
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: 2020-07-24
What is the difference between this model and WH16NS40?
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