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Enjoy your media on your TVs, digital photo frames and PCs by simply connecting your drive with USB cable.
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.
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
Provides easy connection with Micro USB cable. No additional power source needed.
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.
The overall slim design of only 0.55 inches high optimizes space for the slim OPU installation. It allows for a sleek companion to thin Ultrabooks and enhanced portability.
CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, BSMI, VCCI, KC, CU, FCC Part 15 Class B Digital Device, ICES-003 Digital Apparatus
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
Intel@Pentium D 3.2GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0)
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz or higher
30GB or more of available space (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring)
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.
ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria.
DIMENSIONS(W x H x D)
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D)
5.7” x 0.6” x 6.1” (144 x 14.6 x 156mm)
0.60 Ibs. (Max 270g)
Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer
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
What people are saying
Rated 1 out of
Tom Highum from
Went downhill fastI purchased this product a couple months ago. Initially it worked but it took longer and longer to load and execute DVDs or BluRay disks. Eventually it could not even complete the install from the drivers disk that came with it. It just makes a lot of noise like it is working hard but never gets anywhere.
I filed for warranty (April 16) and got an email saying the replacement unit will be refurbished and that return Instructions will be sent to your email. Two weeks later, I have received no such email.
Date published: 2021-04-29
Rated 3 out of
Disapointed at functionI thought buying this would allow me view Blu-ray discs, but I had to pay extra for a software package. Not acceptable.
Date published: 2019-05-18
Rated 1 out of
Not So GreatWell to be honest it wasn't so great of a product
because mine ddn't last long it broke
the back of the player broke & one of my DVDs got stuck
I manage to get it out but after that the whole player just snapped in half.
So I'm not too happy about this I would like to get another one hopefully later real soon.
Ask your questions. Share your answers. Please review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.
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 https://www.lg.com/us/burners-drives/lg-WP50NB40-external-blu-ray-dvd-drive for a list of supported disc types...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-12-10
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: 2020-12-16
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?
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Experience superior data security with external and internal drives and burners from LG. Secure your data for a lifetime with LG’s innovative backup solutions with available features including:
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
M-Ready drive: Protect your data for a lifetime with LG’s M-DISC, which is designed to withstand light, heat, humidity and time. Only LG offers this revolutionary technology.
Cinema 3D playback: Explore the best in 3D viewing technology with LG’s Power DVD-BD 3DVer software for the ultimate 3D viewing experience.
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