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  • BD-RE
  • Serial ATA
  • 5.25"
  • 14x2x12x
  • internal
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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.

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LG BH16NS40 Super Multi Blue - BD-RE drive - Serial ATA - internal
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LG BH16NS40 Super Multi Blue - BD-RE drive - Serial ATA - internal is rated4.00 out of5 by33.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for rippingHave used this to backup my bought Blu-ray disc and CDs. With MakeMKV I can rip my Blu-ray discs in about 20 minutes and with a 33 GB output file. The drive is very quiet in operation and seems to work well. I've not actually burned any discs with it yet, but will start backing up my photos at some point, and it's good to know that the M discs should last longer than standard Blu-rays. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is greatThe burner does everything it is supposed to do and more. No problems.
Date published: 2013-04-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Internal 16X Blu-Ray DVD WritterLG has once AGAIN...won my loyalty..! bought this drive for convenience, speed, and playing my Blu-Ray Movies...well LG delivered both on this Product. Was super fast and extremely easy install. Reads , Writes, and plays every format I've tried. ! Fabulous Job LG...Once again were having a Great Relationship..! Jason
Date published: 2014-02-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertisedInstallation was very easy. No problems encountered.Plays a broad variety of formats. Burns Blu-ray and regular DVD's using my Corel Video Studio Pro X6software.I have only had it for about a month but so far so good.
Date published: 2014-05-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love LG products! Great Support!I have had no issues with this device so far! However if i were to have issues i know from experience that LG customer support is way ABOVE par!All the electronics i own besides my phone are LG (i.e. 2 TV's , Blu-Ray Player, Blu-Ray Burner, Sound System)I always recommend them to my friends and family!
Date published: 2013-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OutstandingThis product is capable of handling more than the software that came with it. It has Great response and shows the most beautiful blue ray picture I have ever saw. It makes me want to upgrade my monitor to 3D.
Date published: 2014-01-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does not write to Windows 8.1/10 64bitI bought this BR for writing DVDs and BRs as well.It's so frustrating that after upgrading to windows 8.1 (from 7) and now 10 I have an expensive reader, cause it can not write under these OSes.Unit needs an urgent firmware update
Date published: 2016-01-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from False Advertising!!This " Blu-Ray" drive states the it is M-Disc compatible!On the front of the drive there is an M-Disc logo! What it doesn't say is that it only supports M-Disc DVDs.Not M-Disc Blu Ray discs!!Why on earth would you make a drive like this? This has been a horrible experience! Now I have to take my computer apart again and make another trip to the store!!! I certainly will not buy an LG drive!!
Date published: 2018-07-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Great "awsome"Purchase this one for my new gaming pc, play all my high end games with no problem what so ever. Easy to install, quiet, nice design and the quality awesome will recommended to my body's.
Date published: 2014-03-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Value for the PriceDirect replacement for an old failed DVD drive. Newer technology, faster and quieter. Installation was a breeze and everything functioned flawlessly for me. Outstanding product.
Date published: 2018-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dont lastMy 2nd one and like before, they all go bad after one year.I like LG, but I think they have drop the quality.I use only Blue ray, well this one when bad and only reads CD and DVDsbut can work with any Blue Ray, make look for another brand.
Date published: 2019-06-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Functions great on HD Blue-RayNo problem in installation. Works great with app software provided Cyberlink.
Date published: 2014-07-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Product Ever!!!!!This is very useful I can burn cd's dvd's and blu rays all on one product and Play 3d blu ray movies.
Date published: 2013-07-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Design, Quiet, and FlawlessPurchased this model to replace my DVD burner. The smooth quiet operation works great in my studio when recording. I would recommend LG products to anyone!
Date published: 2013-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cannot load disc or would take extreme long timeThe majority of my existing CD and DVD disc cannot load.All my existing disc loaded on my old LG DVD burner.The majority of disc I give up and eventually ejected the disc after a long time of the BH16NS40 trying to load it. The new LG firmware did not fix the problem either.LG have to fix these bugs.
Date published: 2013-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what the doctor ordered!I installed this in my DELL XPS8700 that had a spare drive bay. Installation of the drive was easy, although I did have a problem with the door on the computer. It wouldn't open to allow access to the drive tray. After a slight adjustment of the drive in the bay, everything works as it should. This drive is FAST! Quiet too! Drivers installed after I booted up and installed the included software. I burned a BluRay disc shortly after I installed the drive and it took it less than 45 minutes to write 22Gb of data.I'd highly recommend this drive to anyone looking to either upgrade or replace an older drive.
Date published: 2015-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The "Perfect recorder"!I tested it with a lot of supports: never a fail, fantastic for CD, DVD and BD recording, very quiet in writing, it has been recognized by W7 in a flash.I'm very satisfied and it has a good "aestetic" design too.
Date published: 2013-08-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works greatPurchased drive so I would have the ability to Burn BD movies from camcorder. So works great with no problems, fast and quiet.
Date published: 2013-06-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best bluray writervery good bluray writer fastest on market very fast burn i love LG quality burner
Date published: 2013-02-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product peforms flawlessly.All I did was plug it into my desktop.And it was off to the races. Good performance,with good results.
Date published: 2015-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cant download program from LGI downloaded the update for this product and after I did when I opened the program and tried to update it would do nothing. So I uninstalled and reinstalled and it did the same thing. So I guess if there are any updates for this product than I will not be able to download it.
Date published: 2015-06-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product!Stayed with a winner when I needed to upgrade a failing drive. LG BD burner is exactly what I was looking for when balancing value and price.
Date published: 2014-12-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG BluRay writerI installed in my gaming desktop (Alienware Aurora) and it works beautifully. no hang ups, burn quickly with quality.
Date published: 2014-12-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No manual availableThis product according to LG has no manual available....weird.
Date published: 2013-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am so happy .. I went and bought another oneI purchased one of these drives 8 months back for my Windows desktop and since then I have burned over 125 plus BluRay discs for my photography business. Its perfect every single time and no coasters.So when time came to add an external BluRay burner to my iMac I went and bought another one of the LG BluRay burner and paired it with Vantec NexStar DX External USB 3.0 Enclosure. iMac recognized this drive with no issue, works perfectly with PlexDisc 6x Blu-ray every single time.
Date published: 2015-11-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fantastic productso far so good. the product has worked flawlessly. the software that came with it works great.
Date published: 2013-09-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Blu-ray Disc WriterThe drive installed easily with no problems, and has been easy to use. It included several programs, a player, data disc creator, adviser, label printer. It did not come with a video editing program, but worked perfectly with the one I already had. I was able to create (burn) several Blu Ray discs with no problems, which all worked in a standard Blu Ray player. All in all, an excellent drive so far.
Date published: 2014-08-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Frustratingly inferior software bundleI bought LG BH16NS Blu ray and DVD burner some months ago. Now that I need to make a Video DVD, I realise that the software provided for burneing (Power producer 5.5.) does not accept mpeg4 format. And it keeps prompting me to buz the 6.0 version. Mpeg4 is a basic format. I bought the burner so I could make video DVDs of my works when required. It is quite frustrating. Would anyone know how to get around this nonsense? LG must provide appropriate softwares with the burner ar very clearly speel out that one has to buy softwares separately. I feel cheated. Will appreciate if LG can provide me the neccesary software to operate it. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-08-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tough as nailsSeriously high capacity. Works like any other cd/dvd. Haven't had a chance to back up my system, but the blue ray player is sweet.
Date published: 2013-08-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PerformanceI am very pleased with this drive. The drive operates very quiet and smoothly. It recognizes and reads discs very quickly. The drive does a great job writing to discs. All data and audio discs are very accurately written and the quality is excellent. DVD writing is excellent and actually quicker than I was anticipating. I am very happy with this purchase.
Date published: 2013-12-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Software bundled ?Excellent piece of machinery!to bad it doesn't play blue ray store bought movies.Didn't quite fit in my Dell T3500 bay the door doesn't openand close right. A fraction of a hair smaller and I wouldn'thave any problems.I do recommend this device, maybe not the software.
Date published: 2013-04-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Over half media burned is badThis is my last LG product. A friend recommended them as a good blue ray burner. But after his warranty was up, he had to replace his unit. Same happened on mine. Seems LG gives you a 1 year warranty and doesn't expect it to last much longer after warranty is up.I'd be better off renting the unit for the times I burn to Blue ray.I can not recommend any LG products to anyone.
Date published: 2018-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Firmware broke my deviceBlue ray player wouldn’t play new blue ray disks, looked on LG site was advised to update the firmware, followed the instructions to the letter, got confirmation that it was successful. Rebooted my machine now the drive doesn’t recognise any disks at all.
Date published: 2021-09-09T00:00:00-04:00