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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
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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.
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 3 out of 5 by from Disappointed I bought this so I could watch my bluray movies on my computer. I had it for 2 1/2 years. Got a new bluray a few days ago in the mail, watched it, went to watch another disk and it stopped working. I put in a different disk and it spits it out and tells me to put in a disk. Will not recognize any disk or play any disks.
Date published: 2019-03-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Long term user Blueray burner off I had the burner a couple of years blue burner is off
Date published: 2018-11-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Does the job but noisy. I purchased 2 months ago. It does the job but it is very noisy and unbalanced. I thought it was my discs at first but it does not seem to matter what I put in it, it is very noisy and vibrates something awful. And while it's making its noise and vibrating it will not read the disk.I am very disappointed in this drive that came highly recommended. I feel the drive is not worth the material it took to make it. Sorry but that is how I feel. The worse thing is LG said they can't help me except maybe replace it with a refurbished drive. I didn't purchase a refurbished drive, I purchased a new one with a new warranty, not the silly 90 day warranty that comes with a refurbished drive. Very dishonest if you ask me. So unless LG can replace my drive with a new one with the full NEW DRIVE warranty I think i'll buy another brand.
Date published: 2018-11-18
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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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