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GP50NB40

Key Features

  • PLUG AND BURN
  • PORTABLE EXTERNAL - CONNECTS VIA USB 2.0
  • M-DISC SUPPORT
  • MAX 8X DVD±R WRITE SPEED
tv-connectivity

TV Connectivity

Enjoy your media on your TVs, digital photo frames and PCs by simply connecting your drive with USB cable.

M-DISC

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.

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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.

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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 
This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task

Mini-USB

Mini USB

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

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Win 10 & MAC OS Compatible

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

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8x Writing Speed

Burn more discs in less time with 8x DVD-Max writing speed.

Style-Evolution

Style Evolution from Slimmer to Slimmest

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.

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

What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Works great. Portable--just plug and play. Burned a CD yesterday and it was fast and easy.
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from a bit disappointed though The packaging indicated it was for Mac, and it plays media but the software CD included is for PC only so I had to go to a website and download some software which will only let me duplicate 5 minutes of a DVD. I have limited computer skills and so I need to maybe go to the library to get help with the copy process. I would have liked more user friendly assistance than being directed to a couple websites.
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! Bought this item and have had no issues with it. Works fast and works great!
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great little piece of hardware This is very useful if you only have a tablet or small laptop for travelling. It
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from it does not work i bought this couple ofbmpnths ago and it does not work.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from POG Purchased 3.5 months ago and it is DEAD! It had a bad vibration from the start and was very noisy. Plastic case and flimsy tray. I wish I would have done more research instead of just assuming that all LG products were adequate quality. Now I have to go and get another one today to do my taxes.
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought to record backups and old Audio CDs My old DVD writers were not working on Windows 10. So I needed a replacement. Windows 10 is a huge problem with writers in general and this one is working fine for me. The device tray is like the provided with any laptop (not mechanical). It's ultra light and small. Very portable. I didn't have to install any soft or driver for it to work.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works very well. Never a problem. Bought this about a year ago and carry it with me everywhere. I have a PC that needs an external drive. It takes a beating and always works. Any system. Anywhere. It also successfully burned Wii games. One of the few that do it. If it does not work for you... it is USER error. Things can not be more simple. Return your computer... not the drive! Plug it in and it works. ALWAYS.
Date published: 2016-04-12
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ASK & ANSWER

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.

Does it play CD's on MP3

Asked by: ET I am at home
The LG Super-Multi Portable DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™, Model # GP50NB40 will read CD-DA (DAE) and will write to CD-R, and CD-RW discs. You can burn MP3 files on to a CD-R or CD-RW disc formatted as a DATA CD...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-07-23

I am looking to purchase this product, does it play blueray DVDs?

Asked by: hwg1
The LG Super-Multi Portable DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™, Model # GP50NB40 is a DVD Player and it cannot read or write to Blu-ray DVDs...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-07-23

does it works with MacOS 10.13.3? 

Asked by: semb
The LG Super-Multi Portable DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™, Model # GP50NB40 is compatible with the Mac OS X v.10.5.4 or Higher, Direct X 9.0 or Higher Operating Systems...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-04-04

is this device multi region

Asked by: jas s
This DVD writer supports region playback control Phase II and is not multi region. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-10-18

Does the LG GP50NB40 external dvd rewriter work with windows 10? 

Asked by: aaronbb
It is working for me as charm, but some users had a different experience. I have Windows 10 x64 and no drivers were needed.
Answered by: Heroselohim
Date published: 2017-02-21

How do you open it

Asked by: Jlt82
It may not be apparent from the images of the LG Super-Multi Portable DVD Rewriter with M-DISC™, Model # GP50NB40, but if you look at it's frontal image, right next to the emergency eject hole (to its' left) is a silver button is the eject button...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-02-21

I have got one with me and I have LG PLASMA 50" tv and I want to connect it how will it work?

Asked by: Krunch
Our offices, in the United States, do not have specific product information units released in the United Kingdom. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/uk/support/contact/support-here-to-help.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-21

Does not work under windows 10 ? I tried to download driver for it which told me that the svc code of the target drive and the svc code of the firmware is different. Vlc player sees the drive but cant play it it says it didnt find any elements in there

Asked by: sahika
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Germany. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/de/support/kundenservice-kontaktieren.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-18
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