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Key Features

  • Silent Play
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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

LG Super Multi Compatibility optical drives can read and write different types of disc formats in one convenient package.
This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task


Windows 10 Compatible

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


8x Writing Speed

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

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What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Good So Far! Just plugged in first time tonight and Media Suite 10 DVD will not load. Player makes a lot of clicking noise and beeps constantly. Ejected disc and re-inserted to make sure it was in place correctly. Still wouldn't load. Did try to load a another disc and was able to read it, but player was loud and reacted slowly. Not acceptable performance when trying to read and navigate pdf files on a CD.
Date published: 2018-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good For Cd importing i bought this external cd driver for a iMac 2017 to import my Cds to iTunes . It worked wonderfully and stayed fairly silent while importing . I would recommend because even tho the CD were scratched it still read it no problem. I would recommend great price
Date published: 2018-10-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Piece of garbage... Worked for under a year. It's a darn CD player for Pete's sake! Terrible. Buyer beware. I didn't keep receipt so I'm out the $$$.
Date published: 2018-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent instrument. Great volume. I love this phone. It is a great help with driving directions, all kinds of searches and staying in touch with friends.
Date published: 2018-09-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Audio CD I can get a dvd to play using the portable dvd writer. However, how do I get an audio CD to play?
Date published: 2018-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Portable DVD Drive Works as expected I have used it to read installation CDs and played movie DVDs
Date published: 2018-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A True Workhorse I purchased this burner to re-rip my entire CD collection (estimated at around 700 CD's); it's performing the job admirably. I'm several hundred discs in, and there haven't been any problems. I'm using a 2013 MacBook Pro on a beta of OS X Mojave. The only reason I did not rate the drive five stars... the build is a little light. It is a plastic device; which is perfectly acceptable considering the amazing price. Even so, this is an EXCELLENT buy. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2018-09-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product does not work at all it stopped working as soon as I ran the Cyberlink disc.
Date published: 2018-09-02
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Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

I am trying to install your sp80nb80 Slim Portable DVD Writer onto my year old computer without the directions. Would you please tell me how this is done, This player is 3 tu5 years ofd and the warrantee is in my name. Neil v McCollum.

Asked by: neilvmcc
The LG Slim Portable DVD Writer DVD Disc Playback & DVD M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP80NB80 connects to a computer via the USB port. To install the software that comes with the drive, insert the Software CD into the drive, locate the drive on your computer then follow the directions onscreen to set it up. You can download and print out a copy of the instruction manual from^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-11-28

why does the portable external dvd reader driver not come with stand alone software for dvd playback. instead it seems like your trying to purge more money out of the consumer by including a trial only cybelink software. if I would of known that I wouldnt

Asked by: tonybalandran
Hi tonybalandran. LG is not a software manufacturer and the included OEM software with the LG Slim Portable DVD Writer DVD Disc Playback & DVD M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP80NB80 is provided by Cyberlink. The Cyberlink software that is bundled with your DVD writer on a CD/DVD is an OEM version that Cyberlink gives free to customers, but the functions of the OEM version software may not be exactly the same as the Retail or iSales versions. The OEM version may also have some customizations based on the specification of the bundled hardware or include the removal of some features due to cost consideration of the hardware manufacturer. However, CyberLink does sell a special OEM specific upgrade so users can easily change to the full (iSales) version. To upgrade your CyberLink software, you can visit the CyberLink website and locate the product name under the Products tab. You can easily find an Upgrade link on each product page, which lists the different prices for each version type...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-11-19

I have lost the installation disc for the LG SP80Nb80 --- how can I get it again or can you help me install online? Using windows 10, Lenovo PC.

Asked by: Ikimann
Hello, please see the link below for the install info. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-09-10

I bought this product in America, but would like to watch DVDs from other countries with other DVD region codes. Does this player have a multi region reader? Will it play DVDs that have different region codes?

Asked by: Calprincess
Hello, you should be able too, however, when you change the region code through windows for a DVD, the player can only be changed five times. The fifth time you change the region, your DVD player is permanently locked to the last region you set it too. Please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 if you have additional question. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-08-01

How do I open the unit to get a CD in and how do I get it out after it burns? I've resorted to pulling the electric plug and putting it back in to get it to open. There is a round, circular button and a hole big enough for a paper clip end, but no others.

Asked by: DonnaSA
Hello, there is an eject button on the front of the unit, it is the raised button that also has the LED indicator light. This button is shown in the install instructions provided with the unit. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-07-27

Failed many times to install software Install Shield, on Surface Win10, stoped at half way, then showing 1628 Failed to complete installation. But I tried to install on Windows7, It's good. I just bought it from BestBuy today. Model SP80NB80. Why?

Asked by: Jim Chang
We hate to hear that, but would love to be able to help. Please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 so we can get more info and see what we can do. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-05-29

where can i find a cable to replace the one that i have?

Asked by: aoikazi
Hello, the part needed can be found in the link provided. ^AC,assembly
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-05-25

What is the writing speed of dvd writer

Asked by: Krishna2347
The write speed for this LG Slim Portable DVD Writer DVD Disc Playback & DVD M-DISC™ Support, Model # SP80NB80 is advertised as 8x Writing Speed on its product page on our site, You will find the Transfer Rates-Write (Max) listed for each writable disc type in the specifications for the drive on the product page...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-03-21
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