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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.
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.
16x BD-R Writing
Capture all the excitement of Blu-ray with the 16x BD-R writing capability. Plus, now you can store more data on to BDXL™ discs.
Rated 5 out of
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EXCELLENT - 6 YEARS.Dependable for 6 years of light use. Price good. Works well with Windows 7 64-bit OS.
Date published: 2020-08-16
Rated 4 out of
Nice drive - support ok - support website lessOEM purchased in bulk, so no direct support there. LG was more helpful, but had to get a supervisor to actually resolve. The website support points to links that actually do not download what they say they will provide.
But the supervisor at LG finally solved the issue - now I am happier.
I am a long time Systems Engineer, that is highly technical - so these "user" support issues can drive me crazy.
Date published: 2019-09-23
Rated 1 out of
Included Software?!?I bought this brand new from Microcenter and it only came with the blu-ray drive, no software what-so ever
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How can I make this Blu-ray drive work on Windows 10? I bought it a few years ago and just installed it. I can open and close the Blu-ray. I downloaded the firmware/driver that is supposed to work with it, but Windows 10 doesn't recognize the device.
Asked by: Stillman10
For assistance with using your disc drive, please give our computer specialists a call at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-02-18
I'm getting a weird pause and dropout as the Blu-Ray shifts from chapter to chapter. Research seems to show that a firmware update is needed, but I have the latest from LG.
Asked by: JackN
We are sorry to see you are having trouble with your disc drive. For assistance, please give our computer specialists a call at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-01-03
Will this burner make a disk that will play in a 4K format player.
Asked by: tony196
The LG Internal SATA 16x Super Multi Blue, Model # WH16NS40 has 16X BD-R Write capability. IT will write to BD-R (SL/LTH) and BD-R (DL/TL&QL) discs...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2020-04-03
I bought a 4K cam corder, a 4K Blu-ray player and 4K TV. Will this burner burn a 4K format disk to watch the full resolution on my player and TV. Thanks
Asked by: tony196
The LG Internal SATA 16x Super Multi Blue, Model # WH16NS40, as the title description implies has a Serial ATA Interface and is designed to connect internally within a Desktop PC that supports the Windows XP, Windows Vista™, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 Operating Systems. It cannot be connected to your Blu-ray Player or 4K TV...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2020-06-09
I have the WH16NS40 config'ed in an external drive housing as an OWC Mercury Pro Professional External USB 3.1 Gen 1 Optical drive. OWC is so hyper-MAC, cannot tell what burner software I can use for PC. I want to be able to burn all formats esp. M.
Asked by: Kai10
If you are asking for a burning tool that can be used for PC, you can refer to this website: www.anyburn.com. There is also some tutorials available on that website on how you can burn a file. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-04-18
What type of m-disk will this burner burn?
Asked by: Terrybee
I quite successfully burned an M-Disc BDXL 100 Gb with no problems as well as a DVD M-Disc. So I'm assuming it will work with all M-Disc formats.
Answered by: Philly Bob
Date published: 2020-05-02
I have a new WH16NS40, and when I play Blu-Ray Movie every 10 - 12 seconds the playback will hesitate for less than a second.
Have you seen this issue?
How can I resolve this problem?
Asked by: StarCaptain
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Optical Drive. If the drive stalls at such a repetitive interval, then there may be a need for additional system memory or video memory for additional data buffering. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional information in this matter.
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Storage capacity: BDXL ultimate capacity lets you store the equivalent of 27 DVDs or 5 Blu-ray discs. Experience a new level of disc-writing capacity with LG.
Impressive USB speed: Experience quicker disc-writing speeds with Superspeed USB 3.0, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0
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