LG WH16NS40 Super Multi Blue - BDXL drive - Serial ATA

Mfg. Part: WH16NS40 | CDW Part: 3110554 | UNSPSC: 43201822
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  • Disk drive
  • BDXL
  • 16x2x12x
  • Serial ATA
  • internal
  • 5.25"
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Disk drive
  • BDXL
  • 16x2x12x
  • Serial ATA
  • internal
  • 5.25"
Capture all the excitement of Blu-ray with the 16x BD-R writing capability. Plus, now you can store more data on to BDXL discs. 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.

** Only DVD-RW is compatible with MAC.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Brand: LG
Compatibility: PC
Manufacturer: LG STORAGE
Model: WH16NS40 Super Multi Blue
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: LG

Interface Provided
Connector Type: 7 pin Serial ATA
Interface (Storage): SATA 1.5Gb/s
Qty: 1

Optical Storage
Buffer Size: 4 MB
Buffer Underrun Protection: Yes
Form Factor: 5.25" x 1/2H
Form Factor (metric): 13.3 cm x 1/2H
Media Load Type: Tray
Read Speed: 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD) / 12x (BD)
Rewrite Speed: 24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM) / 2x (BD-RE) / 2x (BD-RE DL) / 2x (BD-RE TL)
Speeds: 16x2x12x
Type: BDXL
Write Speed: 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD±R) / 8x (DVD±R DL) / 16x (BD-R) / 12x (BD-R DL) / 6x (BD-R TL) / 6x (BD-R QL)

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 6.5 in
Height: 1.6 in
Weight: 26.45 oz
Width: 5.7 in

Drive Type: BDXL Writer
Enclosure Type: Internal
Interface: Serial ATA
Product Type: BDXL drive
Type: Disk drive

Bay Required
Form Factor: 5.25" x 1/2H
Form Factor (metric): 13.3 cm x 1/2H
Total Qty: 1
Type: Front accessible

Compliant Standards: RoHS

Optical Storage (2nd)
Type: None

Power Device
Type: None

Storage CD/DVD
Access Time: 150 ms (CD) , 160 ms (DVD) , 180 ms (BD) , 180 ms (DVD-RAM)
Features: Blu-ray 3D , M-DISC support
Supported CD Formats: CD-ROM
Supported Media Types: BD-R , BD-R DL , BD-R LTH , BD-R QL , BD-R TL , BD-RE , BD-RE DL , BD-RE TL , BD-ROM , BD-ROM DL , CD-R , CD-ROM , CD-RW , DVD+R , DVD+R DL , DVD+RW , DVD-R , DVD-R DL , DVD-RAM , DVD-ROM , DVD-RW

Storage Controller
Type: None

Storage Removable
Type: None

System Requirements
Min Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7 / 8

Hard Drive
Type: None

Product Reviews
LG WH16NS40 Super Multi Blue - BDXL drive - Serial ATA is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from product is garbage manual eject doesn't work, must use computer to force eject [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from does not recognize M-DISC BD-R , svc code NS50 tech support says this drive only uses M-DISC bd+r , but no one sells them [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works with MacPro 2010 BlueRay and DVD player are working fine in my MacPro 2010. And yes you can play and watch BlueRay movies on a Mac. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value and speed for the price Remarkable product, does what it should do; very good [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-08-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 4k Blu Ray I discover that although it can read a bd-xl tl, it can not read 4k blu ray. Maybe a firmware upgrade? [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-08-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works as Advertised! After purchasing the LG BH10LS30 in 2010, I was thoroughly disappointed with the product. For example, if it felt like it perhaps it would read Blu Rays never wrote them, but at least it worked for DVDs a greater percentage of the time. When it came time to purchase I looked at the competition for comparison products, some of them offered bundled software, unlike this product; however, the reviews scored better for this. Since I already have software that will read Blu Rays, as well as DVDs and separate software that will write the aforementioned, and provided I've had an experience with an LG Television that died on me during repair and LG sent a technician to my house and replaced all of the parts within three days of the call (I think it was supposed to be a week), I purchased this product. So far it works as advertised, although I have only tested watching Blu Rays on well known software (which pleases me since my first LG Blu Ray Burner was dead out of the box). I am attempting to clone a Blu Ray to my HDD for preservation, on my first attempt it was "corrupted" but that is more than likely software related, or copyright protection and not related to this product. Tested a clone of the second product, removed a theory that I had that was on the disc and I have a perfect copy on my HDD -- so it was software, and disc related.Overall, I am pleased that it works as advertised, but, it should be noted that you should already have software to watch the media through this product as this is an OEM product and will be akin to a coffee coaster (unless you download some free products that do a poor job at playing media as intended). Also keep in mind that Windows 10 does not support media player watching. I've rater this product 4 out of 5 stars as LG's competition offers bundled software at competitive or cheaper rates, and it would have persuaded me to look elsewhere if I had not already owned the software necessary for my needs. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Drive I purchased this drive to replace my BD10LS30 drive which stopped working. while burning a dual layer DVD. Spent no more than 5 minutes installing it. Works just as good as if not better than the old one which now only works in an external case and not as an internal drive [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works beautifully in linux! I have been a linux user since 2000, and this blue-ray burner is one of the best pieces of hardware I've gotten in almost all that time.The speed my system achieves when burning is amazing! I usually average ~45MB/second, so filling a 25GB BD takes less than 15 minutes.LG hit the ball out of the park with this burner. I don't know what the trouble is with those saying anything other than great stuff about this burner (other than blame M$!), but for me this burner is fantastic and works out of the box on linux systems.
Date published: 2015-04-11
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