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Key Features

  • Max 24x DVD-R Writing Speed
  • M-Disc™ Support
  • Silent & Jamless Play
  • USB 2.0 Interface

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 4 logos

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.


Micro USB

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


Win 10 & MAC OS Compatible

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


24x Writing Speed

Enhance any system and enjoy a higher level of disc writing performance at a max speed of 24x. This increased speed lets you burn more discs in less the time, therefore allowing you to enjoy greater time management and overall efficiency.


What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid, high-quality device Product works very well. I bought it primarily for listening to CDs and ripping CDs, but I have tested it for DVDs and it works fine there also. The horizontal sturdy tray feature is the best part and the reason I got it. My computer actually has an optical drive but it is vertical, flimsy and extremely difficult to use. So the external drive makes my life easier. One suggestion though for designers: move the button to the side or top instead of its position below the tray. It is very difficult to hit the button when the tray is open. Poor ergonomics.
Date published: 2019-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dvd Writer Highly efficient and extremely fast - good product!
Date published: 2018-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems to be just fine I can't say too much as yet as I don't burn CDs and DVDs very often. So far I only have played a DVD and it was fine. I was a little nonplussed that there is not really any player software included with this unit, except some third-party commercial "trial" version. But I will say the unit was super easy to install, and customer support was able to direct me to download good player software, and to reassure me that I had done everything correctly. The specs are perfect for what I needed for my laptop, whose DVD reader apparently died. So, keeping my fingers crossed that this will last for a good long time and prevent my having to buy a whole new computer.
Date published: 2018-10-04
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Ask your questions. Share your answers.
Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.


Asked by: JUSTJOE
We are sorry to see you are having trouble using your disc drive. We would be happy to assist you with this. Please give us a call at 800-243-0000 so our computer specialists can assist you. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2019-02-21

Just taken delivery of this. Can't get the installation CD to run - churns away for a few moments then ejects. I'm in the UK and this came from the USA - any issues I should be aware of ? Also tried running a regular CD but same result. Help!

Asked by: rancidstoat
Hello, we are sorry you are having some issues. Sadly, we can only advise you verify the compatibility of the device with the system you are trying to connect the unit too as we do not have information in regards to using the unit overseas. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-06-27

There is no power button on the back where the instructions say it is supposed to be.  So how do I turn it on?  I have model #GE24NU40 manufactured August 2017.

Asked by: Ctj59
The power switch is optional and it supports for European models only. If you want to connect this to a computer, just plug the power connector at the back of the unit and the other end to a power outlet and the usb connector at the back of the unit. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-02-25

Will this play DVDs from different regions? 

Asked by: MBMcBride83
This DVD writer supports region playback control Phase II. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-02

How to activate the advertised "TV Connectivity" on the GE24 external desktop drives? The technique described for the notebook series drives (open tray, hold EJECT button until LED stays on) has no effect. Smart TV says "unsupported device".

Asked by: m_a_schuster
We would need to obtain more information to offer better assistance. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-12

Purchased GE24NE40 new from Best Buy. Software cd incl in box was installed but still doesn't play dvds. Help says go to Movie section in Cyberlink Media Suite but no Movie listed. Is there a driver I can download.  Dont want to pay anymore for this  

Asked by: trinaduty
I had the same question and asked someone about it. She told me to get the VLC Media Player. It looks like an orange construction cone with white horizontal stripes on it. It downloaded and installed easily. I just tried it out tonight and it played the movie nicely. Try it and see.
Answered by: GoldenBear13
Date published: 2017-03-31

I bought this burner new. It will only burn at 16x. I want to slow it down to 4x. The drop down box only says 16x. How do I change this option

Asked by: string bender
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive and its operations. We would be more than happy to troubleshoot this matter with you. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2018-01-03

Can't get any dvds to play

Asked by: Dalek Sec
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. Is there a particular type of discs which will not operate? Are they video discs or are they software disks? Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2018-01-03
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