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LG 6x Blu-ray Rewriter BD-RE/8x DVD±RW DL USB 2.0 Slim External Drive - BP50NB40

3D Blu-ray Disc Playback & M-DISC™ Support

Key Features
  • External - Connects VIA USB 2.0
  • Silent Play Reduces Noise from Disc Spin During Movie Playback
  • Supports 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback
  • Supports BDXL (100GB Triple Layer) Disc
  • Jamless Play Smooths Out Playback of Damaged Blu-ray or DVD Discs
  • Max. 6X BD-R Read and Write Capability / Max. 8X DVD±R Write Speed

TV Connectivity

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.

Style Evolution from Slimmer to Slimmest

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.

Silent Play

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

Mini USB

Provides easy connection with Mini 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.



Sustained Transfer Rate

CD-ROM : 3.6 MB/s (24x) max. BD-ROM : 26.97 MB/s (6x) max. DVD-ROM : 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.


External (Host) : USB 2.0 (480Mbits/s) Internal (Drive) : SATA

Operating Systems

OPERATING SYSTEMS : Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP


RoHS : Yes Safety UL : UL 60950-1 Second Edition C-UL : CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 Second Edition TÜV : EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1 SEMKO : EN 60950-1 / EN60825-1 Laser Safety : Class 1 laser product comply with DHHS rules 21 CFR Subchapter J Class 1 laser product to EN60825-1 / IEC 60825-1 EMC : CE Marking, C-Tick Mark, BSMI, VCCI, KC, CU, FCC Part 15 Class B Digital Device, ICES-003 Digital Apparatus

Burst Transfer Rate

USB 2.0 interface : Yes

Buffer Size

BUFFER SIZE : 4 MB (Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded)

Transfer Rates - Write (MAX)

Type : Slim Portable Blu-ray / DVD Writer BD-R(DL) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV BD-RE (SL/DL/TL) : 2x CLV CD-R : 10x CLV, 16x, 24x CAV CD-RW : 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV DVD-R (SL) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV DVD+R (DL) : 2.4x CLV, 6x ZCLV DVD+RW : 2.4x, 3.3x CLV, 4x, 6x, 8x ZCLV DVD+R (SL) : 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV DVD-R (DL) : 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV DVD-RAM : 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV M-DISCDVD(DVD+RSL) : 4x PCAV DVD-RW : 2x, 3x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV BD-R (LTH) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV BD-R (TL) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV BD-R (SL) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x CAV BD-R(QL) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV M-Disc BD (BD-R SL) : 2x CLV, 4x PCAV


WEIGHT : 0.60 Ibs. (Max 270g)

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)

System Requirements

CPU : [email protected] Pentium D 3.2GHz or Higher (with USB 2.0) Recommended : Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz or higher RAM : 1GB or Higher HDD : 30GB or more of available space (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring) BD Movie Playback : CPU Following CPU recommended -Intel: E6400 or higher : Graphic Card: Card recommended with following GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) - ATI ATI Radeon HD 2400 or higher Graphic Card Driver shall meet AACS compliance criteria. : 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.

Transfer Rates - Read (Max)

DVD-RW : 8x CAV DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL) : 8x CAV DVD-ROM (SL/DL) : 8x CAV DVD-RAM : 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV DVD-R (SL/DL) : 8x CAV DVD+RW : 8x CAV DVD+R (SL/DL) : 8x CAV CD-R/RW/ROM : 24x/24x/24xCAV CD-DA : 24x CAV BD-ROM (SL/DL) : 6x CAV BD-R (SL/DL) : 6x CAV BD-R (TL/QL) : 6x CAV BD-RE (SL/DL) : 6x CAV BD-RE (TL) : 4x PCAV BDMV (AACS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL) : 6x CAV

Other Features

Silent Play : Yes Jamless Play : Yes TV Connectivity (Function needs to be added) : Yes

Access Time (1/3 Stroke)

DVD-ROM : 200ms typ. BD-ROM : 250ms typ. CD-ROM : 200ms typ.


USB 2.0 Cable : Yes Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows : Blu-ray Drive Install Disc for Windows, Power DVD, Power 2 Go, Power Producer, Media Espresso Slim Portable Blu-ray Writer : Yes


1 Year


Price, feature and specifications are subject to change without notice


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