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  • Read and burn DVD’s and Blu-ray Discs
  • M-Disc Compatible
  • Slim and sleek that makes for stylish and easy portability


    • Type
    • Slim Portable Blu-ray / DVD Writer
    • BD-R (SL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
    • M-Disc BD (BD-R SL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV
    • BD-R(DL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
    • BD-R (TL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV
    • BD-R(QL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV
    • BD-R (LTH)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV
    • BD-RE (SL/DL/TL)
    • 2x CLV
    • DVD-R (SL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
    • DVD-R (DL)
    • 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
    • DVD+R (SL)
    • 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
    • M-Disc DVD (DVD+R SL)
    • 4x PCAV
    • DVD+R (DL)
    • 2.4x CLV, 6x ZCLV
    • DVD+RW
    • 2.4x, 3.3x CLV, 4x, 6x, 8x ZCLV
    • DVD-RW
    • 2x, 3x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
    • DVD-RAM
    • 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV
    • CD-R
    • 10x CLV, 16x, 24x CAV
    • CD-RW
    • 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV


    • BD-ROM (SL/DL)
    • 6x CAV
    • BD-R (SL/DL)
    • 6x CAV
    • BD-R (TL/QL)
    • 6x CAV
    • BD-RE (SL/DL)
    • 6x CAV
    • BD-RE (TL)
    • 4x PCAV
    • BDMV (AACS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL)
    • 6x CAV
    • DVD-ROM (SL/DL)
    • 8x CAV
    • DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL)
    • 8x CAV
    • DVD-R (SL/DL)
    • 8x CAV
    • CD-R/RW/ROM
    • 24x/24x/24xCAV
    • DVD+R (SL/DL)
    • 8x CAV
    • CD-DA
    • 24x CAV


    • Silent Play
    • Yes
    • Jamless Play
    • Yes
    • TV Connectivity (Function needs to be added)
    • Yes


    • BD-ROM
    • 250ms typ.
    • DVD-ROM
    • 200ms typ.
    • CD-ROM
    • 200ms typ.


    • BD-ROM
    • 26.97 MB/s (6x) max.
    • DVD-ROM
    • 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
    • CD-ROM
    • 3.6 MB/s (24x) max.


    • USB 2.0 interface
    • Yes


    • 4MB Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded


    • External (Host)
    • USB 2.0 (480Mbits/s)
    • Internal (Drive)
    • SATA


    • RoHS
    • Yes
    • Safety UL
    • UL 60950-1 Second Edition
    • C-UL
    • CSA C222 No. 60950-1 Second Edition
    • TUV / SEMKO
    • EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1
    • EMC/EMI
    • CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, BSMI, VCCI, KC, CU, FCC Part 15 Class B Digital Device, ICES-003 Digital Apparatus
    • Laser Safety
    • Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1


    • Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP


    • CPU
    • Intel@Pentium D 3.2GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0)
    • Recommended
    • Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz or higher
    • HDD
    • 30GB or more of available space (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring)
    • RAM
    • 1GB or Higher
    • BD Movie Playback: CPU
    • Following CPU recommended -Intel: E6400 or higher
    • Graphic Card: Card recommended with following GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) - nVidia
    • GeForce 7600GT or higher / GeForce 8400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
    • Graphic Cards
    • ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.


    • DIMENSIONS (W x H x D)
    • 5.7” x 0.6” x 6.1” (144 x 14.6 x 156mm)


    • WEIGHT
    • 0.60 Ibs. (Max 270g)


    • Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer
    • Yes
    • Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows
    • Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows, Power DVD, Power 2 Go, Power Producer, Media Espresso
    • USB 2.0 Cable
    • Yes


    • UPC
    • 719192625129

What people are saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple excellence .. still relevant in 2023 Just updated my desktop to brand new HP running Windows 11 Home. Love the new HP but it came without an optical drive … and maybe I’m old fashioned, but I still want one to load software/drivers and play dvds and music. This LG drive installed and operates flawlessly .. and the bundled software is excellent. Don’t hesitate with this one … easy buying decision … winner!
Date published: 2023-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very slim and easy setup Nice product with easy setup and a nice suite of software. Initially it wouldnt play a Blu-Ray disk but after updating the software it played perfectly. The drive is also very quiet compared to others Ive used.
Date published: 2022-12-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Xlent optical drive, wonky software Drive quality seems good. Software endlessly pushes ads to purchase upgrade NOT! pleasant to use. Illogically put together. Sooooooo, you have to purchase different software. No longer a bargain...
Date published: 2022-01-16
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Does this Drive support UHD Blueray Disks

Asked by: Dev13
The LG Electronics External Optical Drive Optical Drive, Model # WP50NB50 will read and burn DVD's and Blu-ray discs, but not Ultra Blu-ray discs. Please visit its product page on our site at for a list of supported disc types...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2022-02-26

Will this work to play Blu Ray movies on my LG U6450?

Asked by: Nickt83
Model # WP50NB40 will read and burn DVD’s and Blu-ray Discs. It defaults to ODD mode when it is powered on. The TV Connectivity feature will need to be added. To add it, with the tray open, you will need to press and hold the 'Eject' button for 2 seconds. (The LED indicator will turn on, switching to TV mode. Press and hold the button again for 2 seconds with the tray open to return to ODD mode). When you insert your disc into the drive, the disc file system will be converted to FAT32 and will be recognized as USB Flash Memory and you can select and play files from the drive and enjoy them on a TV...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2021-02-22

What is the difference between the WP50NB40 and the BP50NB40?

Asked by: Slow Loris
I think that is White vs Black
Answered by: Peteryoung
Date published: 2022-12-30

how do I get the device to show the dvd

Asked by: pat 1957
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this device. This optical drive is a device which requires additional software in order to provide the playback of a video disc. Such software cannot be installed on this TV, for proper communication between the drive and the TV.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-25

Any portable CD players/writers with USB 3.0?

Asked by: nona

Does it support writing on Verbatim's M-Disc BDR-XL 100GB media?

Asked by: geox
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