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Key Features

  • Max 14x BD-R Writing Speed
  • Supports BDXL (128GB) Discs
  • 3D Blu-ray Title Playback & M-Disc™ Support
  • SATA Interface

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.
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

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.


What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Blu-Ray Burner I'm very happy with this purchase, the best blu-ray burner you could ever have.
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Short lifespan - fails quickly Bought this at the end of August, and by November it started failing intermittently with Blurays. Now, it almost never will play a bluray and intermittently fails with DVDs. At least it'll still work 100% of the time with CDs... Waste of money.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It likes... ...any type or brand of disc I feed it. Good burner
Date published: 2018-01-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rubish SATA connector Just 1 month out of warranty went to move the device to another slot the sata connector snapped off. I tried to complain but it was out of warranty there was no way to fix it so I should bin it. if you buy one make sure you don't remove it
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Limited support for Verbatim brand media I bought three of these over the past 9 months, and they all worked very well. One caveat is that although they burn Verbatim Brand dual layer BD-Rs at 8x, you have to burn them at 2x to make them compatible with stand alone blue-ray players, and even then they may have momentary freezes. I tired to play these back on several standalone players with the same problem. After contacting tech support, they advised me with a canned response to use Panasonic brand BD-R dual layer. Unfortunately these are not very widely available in the US. The Verbatim dual layer BD-Rs are very widely available in the US and is a popular brand known for its quality. Why would LG not offer better support for this brand of BD-Rs but support a difficult to get (and much more expensive) brand is beyond me. This was a very big mistake on LGs part. Otherwise, the drive works good.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not good I've had nothing but problems with every LG product I've purchased. The computer screen I bought died after a couple years and had a burnt pixel for a while... I bought an AC which didn't cool anything... and this Blu-ray optical drive? Well, it just decided not to read most of my disks. Some work, others don't. "LG" or "LB"?
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Maybe I got the bad apple Loud. Runs when nothing is being read from the disk. Disk rattles around in player. I tested several disk on another player. Quiet and smooth on the other player. Slow to load data files(My computer: Kaby Lake G4600, 8G DDR4 2400 RAM, Windows 10).
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Working great after 4 years Bought it without software but I already had my own, it works great with Cyberlink Media Suite, Nero Burning Rom and others... I use it mainly for storing data on Blu ray disc.
Date published: 2017-06-12
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I bought the WH14NS40 BLU RAY player for my pc on Windows 7 and my BLU RAY Cd's aren't being recognized. What do I do?

Asked by: Nicole12345
We are sorry; we are only able to support products in the USA. For the proper support channels, please see ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-01-08

This drive claims that region B (Europe) blu ray disks won't play because they are the wrong region when I've bought and been supplied with it in the UK and the disks are region B. Why is this drive so stupid?

Asked by: Aminadab
The LG Super Multi Blue Internal 14x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter, Model # WH14NS40 supports Regional Playback Control Phase II for DVD-Video and since it supports Regional Playback Control Phase II for DVD-Video with CSS, a certain MPEG decoder card or Software without regional code setting may cause this drive not to read DVD-Video with CSS discs. This Drive enables you to change the regional code up to 5 times...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-17

I'm on windows 10 and how do you play a movie on this

Asked by: Leonarly
We appreciate your interest in this Optical Drive. The ability to playback a movie on this drive will depend upon the software installed on the computer. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 to troubleshoot this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-01

Does this support BD M-Discs or only DVD M-Discs?

Asked by: RavenWorks
The LG Model # Super Multi Blue Internal 14x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter, Model # WH14NS40 supports M-Disc™ DVDs and 128GB BDXL-R discs...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-06

Where do I get software for blu-ray drive model number WH14NS40?

Asked by: Dinoboy
We appreciate your interest in this Optical Drive. All available software can be found on our website at For additional information, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-02

Hi, I Have bought one of these drives and I need a Windows 10 driver/software for it, could you point me to where I can download one please, thanks, Dave

Asked by: Davegmx
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
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-20

This came in a desktop that I recently purchased, but it does not play anything. I can find where the PC registers the DVD disk and files, but I can't play any DVDs. I also cannot play Blu Ray disks. What do I need to do so I can watch my movies?

Asked by: Jimangle
You will need to install (probably purchase) software for burning and for playing. Nero, DVDFab, and other software will write or burn. See here for a few BD playback sofware packages ( For burning, a couple of lists can be found here (,2817,2407553,00.asp) and here ( I use (just downloading because I had the same problem) potplayer for playing BD discs and IMGBurn, DVDFab, and Nero for burning. 
Answered by: Big Dave
Date published: 2017-12-23

Can this blue ray player also play discs from Europe if purchased in the US?

Asked by: aleria2002
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