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LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40 - OEM

  • 16X BD-R Writing
  • BDXL Compatible
  • PowerDVD not including
  • 4MB Cache
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Learn more about the LG Electronics WH16NS40

General

Brand
LG
Model
WH16NS40
Includes
Bare Drive
Type
Internal Blu-ray Burner

Performance

Cache
4MB
BD-ROM Access Time
180 ms

Write Speed

BD-R
16X
BD-RE
2X
DVD+R
16X
DVD+RW
8X
DVD-R
16X
DVD-RW
6X
CD-R
48X
CD-RW
24X
BD-R DL
12X
BD-RE DL
2X
DVD+R DL
8X
DVD-R DL
8X
DVD-RAM
5X

Read Speed

BD-ROM
12X
DVD-ROM
16X
CD-ROM
48X

Physical Spec

Panel Color
Black

Configuration

Load Type
Tray
Interface
SATA

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Art H.
  • 9/11/2014 1:55:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBlu-ray burner

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: I put in a disc to burn, play , or copy it works fast can ask for more. great price

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: the Brand name speaks for itself, great product

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  • crystal g.
  • 9/4/2014 9:19:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWorks

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: I works great and blu rays look very good and loads pretty quicky

Cons: I am giving it a three because you have to get additional software as it does not come with anything. So if you want to watch a blu ray you can't until you get some software to run it with.

Other Thoughts: If you are selling a blu ray player then give the software with it.

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  • Thomas R.
  • 9/3/2014 4:01:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDarn that Microsoft!

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: The Blu-ray player does work. It works just perfectly fine.

Cons: My lack of knowledge, I guess. I would have thought that Windows 7 Media Center or Windows Media Player 12 would have the capability to play Blu-ray disc. Not so. Apparently since Microsoft lost the battle of HD movie disc- they did not want to support playing the competition's format. I had to download some software to play the Blu-ray movies that I picked up at Redbox. It took me three tries to download a player that wasn't chalked full of bloatware! Took me another hour to get rid of the bloatware. Still would like to find a simple player that works with my remote that isn't full of bloatware. Any third party codecs that will work with MCE or WMP?

Other Thoughts: The Blu-ray disc look extremely sharp on my monitor. I have seen the difference in stores for years, but wasn't sure how it would look on my system. Looks great!

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  • John W.
  • 8/15/2014 1:56:33 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsBlu Ray Burner

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Burner installed (SATA cable) easily and Windows 7 Home Pro recognized drive. Some said the firmware should be flashed. I burnt a dvd and Bluray w/no problem. You will need software to watch blu rays on your pc if you don't have it yet, Windows media will play dvd's no problem. Blu ray actually burnt faster than dvd!? Either way, no problem so far but did buy the extended 2 year warranty just in case. Would recommend.

Cons: None yet.

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  • Nathan H.
  • 8/7/2014 12:17:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBusted Drive

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Got it at a good price.
I was able to get it working on Linux within a reasonable amount of time.

Cons: Seems to be broken within 6 months. I bought the drive around November of last year. About a month ago it decided it wasn't going to read or even recognize a disc in the drive. I am not certain as to what the problem is but after a month of debugging my last thought is to replace the drive. It no longer will work with my Ubuntu system, I made no changes or updates that I can attribute the drive failure too either.

Other Thoughts: I would not recommend it

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  • R R.
  • 7/30/2014 2:47:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast, gets the job done

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Good functionality, especially at this price point.

Cons: None so far, but I haven't put mine through a lot of stress.

Other Thoughts: Needed a BD burner to replace a USB 2.0 powered unit that apparently croaked due to power issues. Wanted something a lot more robust, so assembled this LG drive in a USB 3.0 5.25" enclosure. MUCH faster BD ripping than my old drive! Have not yet burnt a BD-RE but my Win7 system recognizes the blanks in this drive.

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  • ERIC C.
  • 7/23/2014 7:04:33 AM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPoor Quality

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: I purchase this DVD Blue Ray and dead after 3 month of low use , not recommended cheap product

Cons: I purchase this DVD Blue Ray and dead after 3 month of low use , not recommended cheap product

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  • David P.
  • 7/19/2014 10:41:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDidn't last long

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Was fast...

Cons: Lasted about a week while working fine and then up and quit. Short of beating on it with a hammer I tried everything to get it going again, but to no avail.

Other Thoughts: I hope my experience with the first drive was a fluke as I have had bad burners in the past and really lived to regret purchasing them. New drive should be here soon as the egg covered my return cost and is making good on the purchase.

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  • Carol M.
  • 7/10/2014 5:53:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood bamg for your buck

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Great drive over all. Really fast and this thing handles just about everything I give it

Cons: No software or SATA Cables. and cant play Blu-ray movies without proper software.

Other Thoughts: over all, this is a great product. looks sharp with my Zelman Z11 case

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  • Paul M.
  • 7/6/2014 6:46:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Burner for right price

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: easy to update no cousters burns anything I give it.

Cons: None

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