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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.
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.
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
Provides easy connection with Mini USB cable. No additional power source needed.
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.
Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows, Power DVD, Power 2 Go, Power Producer, Media Espresso
Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer
Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
TV Connectivity (Function needs to be added)
USB 2.0 (480Mbits/s)
UL 60950-1 Second Edition
CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 Second Edition
TUV / SEMKO
EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1
CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, BSMI, VCCI, KC, CU, FCC Part 15 Class B Digital Device, ICES-003 Digital Apparatus
Intel@ Pentium D 3.2GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0)
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz or higher
1GB or Higher
30GB or more of available space (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring)
BD Movie Playback: CPU
Following CPU recommended -Intel: E6400 or higher
ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
Graphic Card: Card recommended with following GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) - nVidia
GeForce 7600GT or higher / GeForce 8400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
What people are saying
Rated 1 out of
Not buying another LG Product! EVERI bought this unit a 3 weeks ago at Best Buy and it stopped reading blue ray discs (DVDs would still read. I tried calling Customer Support and got placed on hold many times during the call and was told that I could get a replacement reader and they would send me a email with instructions on where to send the player. The email NEVER came and when I called back I was told that supervisors weren't available until Monday, their email staff was off until Monday.
YES... I looked at updating the firmware however your firmware patch was for 1.01 and the firmware on the reader was 1.02 so the patch wasn't even current.
I wrote a previous complaint but it was deleted by LG so they don't like the truth being posted about their terrible product. Sorry but I'm a senior software engineer and not some non-technical purchaser. If this is how customer service works, I won't buy a product where I have to deal with LG again.
Date published: 2019-11-16
Rated 1 out of
Mad Costumer from
Not workingI bought this 5 month ago and it stopped working after using it about 10 times.
Date published: 2019-10-31
Rated 4 out of
softwareThe player itself is convenient, easy to use. Te software (media suite) is very poor, customer assistance is non existent-every screen is promoting purchasing an upgrade -which is not what I expected when purchasing this unit---when i select an otion (such as burning a cd) the pop-up screen is so small I CANNOT READ IT EVEN WITH A MAGNIFYING GLASS. This limits the reason I purchased the unit---LG is great. Partners are not If viewing DVDs is reason for purchase, that seems to work well.
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I bought this probably 2 years ago and within the last week it has stopped playing DVD's. It will play Blu-rays just fine. Not sure how to fix this. Anyone have any ideas?
Asked by: Alicia1543
We are sorry to see you are having an issue with your disc drive. For assistance, please give our computer specialists a call at 800-243-0000. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2019-11-15
What software do I need to make this product work on my Mac, please? Specifically. I see that I need software, but am unable to find it on this website. Thank you.
Asked by: eFreak23
The owner's manual for the LG 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback & M-DISC™ Support, Model # BP50NB40 lists it as being compatible with Mac OS X v.10.7.5 or higher operating systems. Check with Apple to see if their support has software downloads for your specific operating system that you can download...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-04-01
Does this burner play pal or different region movies?
Asked by: natp
Our disc drives doesn’t follow regional code, as long as the media player software that you are using can play/read the disc from other region or can play PAL, then there should be any issue. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-12-18
I have this blu-ray writer and I love it. Unfortunately I can't find the USB cable to connect to the computer. Does anyone know where can I get only the USB cable?
Asked by: CarlosElCentro123
The cable you are looking for is called a USB 2.0 (Ytype). It contains both a micro-usb end as well as a mini-usb. There are many 3rd party vendor websites that sell this cable. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-10-05
Mine worked great up until last week. I plug it into my computer now to use and it wont turn on. Tray wont open or show up on my computer. Any ideas? I'm connecting it to a MAC.
Asked by: Erix87
We are sorry to see you are having trouble getting your drive to work with your MAC. We would be happy to look into the problems you are having. Please give our computer specialists a call at 800-243-0000. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-10-04
I lost the cable to connect the external drive to my computer, and I can't get my computer to recognize it. Can I use another Mini USB cable to connect it, or can I buy another cable from LG?
Asked by: Austin19
Hello, you can use another mini USB cable from any local electronic shops. Just make sure that it follows the same spec 2.0 to 2.0. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2019-10-14
what is required for TV connectivity? can i watch movies without a computer?
does TV connectivity work with 49UF6700-UC
Asked by: j go
The TV Connectivity feature on this LG 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback & M-DISC™ Support, Model # BP50NB40 is as the name suggests, it allows you to connect the drive directly to a compatible A/V device (e.g.DIGITAL TV, DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME, PC) that supports USB connectivity, to enjoy videos, pictures, and music...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2019-01-27
I have a m-disc player but it does not play Blu Ray player movies
How do I watch Blu Ray movies on it
Asked by: Jerry586468
Please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 when you are with the unit. We will need more information to be able to assist. ^AC
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