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Key Features

  • Max 8x DVD-R Writing Speed
  • M-Disc™ Support
  • TV Connectivity
  • USB 2.0 Interface
Write Speed (Max)
Read Speed (Max)
Data Transfer Rate
Size & Weight

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what i needed! My Mac came with no CD/DVD drive, so I purchased this item. It gave me just what I needed. It was easy to install and is easy to use as well.
Date published: 2014-04-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not any good. It worked twice and after that it quit. Does not play any CD or DVD. I was going uninstall and reinstall to see if that would make any difference but I can't even get it uninstalled. If I can get this junk off of my computer, it is going into the garbage. I believe that is where it came from before I got it.
Date published: 2014-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This DVD Writer is simple to use. For someone with low technical knowledge, the LG Portable DVD Writer was simple to setup and use. I was worried I would need help to get it going, but it wasn't at all. I am very happy it's ease of use.
Date published: 2013-11-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome portable product This product is value for my money. sleek design and portability. I love this product. I take it everywhere i go. This product is also compatible with other products. I give three thumbs up to this product.
Date published: 2013-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right for my netbook I was fine with my netbook not having a DVD first. So I decided I needed to buy a tiny portable DVD writer with giant capabilities. Went to Best Buy and found my LG GP40NB40- it was exactly what I wanted. Super easy to install, and it fits in my micro carrying case, too. This travels well on flights, and doesn't draw down my battery too quickly either. I couldn't be happier with it.
Date published: 2013-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Convenient item at great price. I bought this when the internal burner on our 3 year-old iMac fizzled out. Seems to work very well (for 6 weeks so far) and, after I figured out a couple of things on my own, it's easy to use now. It accesses Gracenote very quickly! A bit difficult for my older hands to place a cd properly on the tray, and it doesn't feel very well made, but still I would not hesitate to recommend it to others! Using the eject icon on the computer screen is better than trying to open machine tray with its manual button. I unplug it when it's not in use.
Date published: 2012-12-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good prodict its a great device it writes very fast and you can make a ton of types of formats on blank discs however im having a problem burning movies in the dvd format it says that i have to enter a serial number and i did it just doesnt work but that might just be me
Date published: 2012-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is great! Our internal burner quit working and a friend said, you should try this LG burner like I have. Brought it, plugged it in, and I am sold. I LOVE IT! Rave about it to everyone. It is almost easier to use that the built in. Will buy another LG product the next time I need to replace something. LG is a reliable product and I would tell the world about them.
Date published: 2012-11-08
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Can this portable lg DVD writer be connected to my 4k LG TV to play DVDs?

Asked by: Kina
The LG Super Multi-Portable 8x DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™ Support, Model # GP40NB40 has a TV Connectivity function that allows you to enjoy videos, pictures, and music when you connect it to the USB port of a 4K LG TV...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-08-13

I don't have the disk to install this on my laptop.  Is there anyway to install without the disk?  

Asked by: Blade123

will this work with win.10

Asked by: pleon8

Can you record from YouTube 

Asked by: Snukelive
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