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LG Super Multi Blue WP40NB30 Slim Portable Blu-ray Rewriter with 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback &M-DISC Support

  • External - Connects VIA USB 2.0
  • Silent Play
  • Reduces Noise from Disc Spin During Movie Playback
  • Supports 3D BLU-ray Disc Playback
  • Supports BD-XL (100GB, Triple Layer) Disc
  • Jamless Play
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  • newegg Multi Blue Compatibility LG Super Multi Blue optical drives can read and write four types of disc formats in one convenient package: DVD+R, RW DVD-R, RW DVD-RAM, and Blu-Ray disc. This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task.
  • newegg 6X BD-R reading and 8X DVD-RW writing speed Capture all the excitement of Blu-ray with the 6x BD-ROM read speed that offers smooth playback. Plus, burn more discs in less time with 8x DVD writing speed.
  • newegg BD-XL and 3D Blu-ray support As the next generation in optical storage, the 3D Blu-ray disc offers up to 25GB and 50GB of storage capacity on a disc. The three-layer BD-XL format supports up to 100GB write-once discs. Store more content at a time.
  • newegg M-DISC support Compared to other recordable DVDs on the market today, the M-DISC offers superior reliability in data storage. You’ll get a permanent optical data storage solution.
  • newegg Play in peace As a disc is being read, Silent Play technology automatically controls the disc-read speed for optimal noise reduction.
  • newegg Nonstop playability A damaged disc can cause interruptions during movie playback. Jamless play technology automatically skips past damaged parts of a disc to maintain smooth playback while reducing interruptions.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/31/2015 11:11:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsI Love This Drive

Pros: Does what it was created for and does it well.

Cons: Would be nice if LG could get it to work with only one USB connection not two.

Other Thoughts: I did not buy this drive from newegg but I wish I did, I payed more for it, that wont happen again I'm going to check here first! That being said I thought some info would be helpful. This drive is constructed very well and excepts a wide range of CD-r / DVD-/+r / BD-r / BD-RE media. Some people say like in Michael B.'s review that this drive wont play Blu-ray discs over USB. It has to it's a USB drive but, your monitor has to be connected to your PC via DVI / HDMI cable and both monitor and HDMI cable have to be HDCP compliant so if your monitor is connected analog (VGA) it's not going to play Blu-rays. Have fun with your new Blu-ray drive!

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  • Tom Z.
  • 11/20/2014 9:26:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat portable, does everything

Pros: Does everything including M-Disc and triple layer BluRay
Portable

Cons: Not the slimmest
Requires 1.6A so needs 2 usb ports
Not the fastest
Firmware upgrade recommended (on mine - CW01->2)

Other Thoughts: A lighter, thinner one that uses one USB port might be better generally, but if you need to burn special discs, this is better.

M-Disc recommends upgrading the firmware to CW02
http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-WP40NB30#

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  • John A.
  • 10/29/2014 9:52:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks on Mac but may need firmware upgrade

Pros: Haven't had a chance to fully review yet, but it seems to work OK as a reader.

Cons: Requires firmware upgrade to work on Mac. Mac firmware upgrade utility from LG doesn't work. Had to upgrade on a PC.

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  • Alexandru C.
  • 9/16/2014 9:41:27 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe perfect universal portable optical drive

Pros: Basically reads/writes any type of optical disk used today. I chose this because of the M-DISK compatibility which I might use some day! The fact that you don't have to drag out a bunch of power cords and cables makes this even better!

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Simple, slim, universal... what more can you ask for?

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  • Charles M.
  • 7/4/2014 4:20:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDoes not burn BluRay M-Disk

Pros: Burns normal disks

Cons: Does not burn BluRay M-Disk

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  • Michael B.
  • 6/26/2014 6:53:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWon't Play Blu-Ray over USB with included software

Pros: Built well, easy to use.
Disk reader is good qulity

Cons: Included software won't play Blu-Ray over USB connection. Tried several different Blu-ray disks and got the same software issue - would only play over DVI/Digital connection. That's great except there is only a USB 2.0 connection. Some sort of LG USB accellerator is included in the software but there is no documentation.
I know there are some other Blu-Ray codecs I could have looked at but I git this to be a "plug-n-play solution for laptops and my work desktop. If it didn't play my disks, it wasn't going to work for me.
The software is a bad match for the unit.
A 5 star rating for Newegg's customer service - no hassle return.

Other Thoughts: LG has a nice product. Like most of their disk recorders/players it is well made. But the software is not really the best choice for a portable system.

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  • Richard B.
  • 6/22/2014 2:05:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Burns well on cheap media

Cons: A little larger than some.

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  • Ronald S.
  • 6/21/2014 9:01:29 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSmall, Light, and Quiet

Pros: Small, compact, light, and quiet.
It has done all that I can ask . . . .
. . . .my perspective would be using an i7-4558u CPU
with 8gb RAM and SSD technology (buffering)
I think the is what it needs to be!

Cons: None yet

Other Thoughts: It has a two edged mission with me . . .
1. It provides a mobile capability for BD to my company business call-outs. (small home based computer repair)
2. Provides a BD Playback for our travel trailer entertainment system for those rainy days at the campground.

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