When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media. No glitches and even was tolerant of a very scratched up old DVD I had. Error codes in Device Manager in Windows https: When the data layer is irradiated by a focused laser, the intense heat generated causes the innermost layers to melt and to move away from the laser spot, creating a hole or pit in the data layer. Back in the heyday of DVD burners, there was a plethora of firmware hacks that rendered them region free. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. More importantly, there were no C2 errors at all.

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Working closely with companies bh16nss40 Hitachi, they’ve lead the way in this area, developing and manufacturing a wide range of products, including the industry’s first “Super-Multi” drives. The software it comes with is outdated by 3 versions.

Right from the start, this wizard based software gives you a number of options to select from. This utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors as well as the jitter level on a disc. They would overheat after a couple of burns and stop reading disks altogether. Thanks for your feedback, hl-dy-st helps us improve the site. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. To get the writing times, a 4. Oddly enough, the BH16NS40 does not support bitsetting.


Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s access times were also quite good.

– – LG BH16NS40 16x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

All of them have been taken? Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Take a look below. Cyberlink is nice for the price freebut annoying with it’s constant reminder popups letting you know there’s a new version.

Get a 4-terabyte USB 3. Also, with there being no reflective or dye layers, you can see right through the disc when placed in front of a bright light.

BH16NS40 Support

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Off by default, the LED lights up a bright blue whenever the drive is reading or writing. You will also want to pay special attention to the system requirements, especially if you plan to play Blu-ray movies protected by AACS.

Windows 10 wont recognize my LG drive HL-DT-ST- BD-RE BH16NS40 ATA – Microsoft Community

Is it the fastest Blu-ray Disc writer around? Installation was a breeze the first time, but then I wanted to change it to another drive. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, Please check your local sales tax laws.


The time now is The rear of the BH16NS40 is pretty straightforward. As you can see, the drive reached a maximum transfer speed of only This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware.

LG BH16NS40 Super Multi Blue – BD-RE drive – Serial ATA Series

LG Electronics Provided By: Rated 5 out of 5 by Gary from Works Great, has Cyberlink 10 Media The drive works great, compatible with newest Blueray discs with on line upgrades, you can choose to upgrade 10, not buy 14 if you want. Bh16ne40 manual continues on by going over the basic operation of the drive. With Taiyo Yuden’s 52x media, the lh-dt-st starts writing at about With this in mind, the BH16NS40 scores a 9 out of 10 for the installation portion of this review.

The MDisc and Bluray logos are on the drive.

The Movie and Star Wars: Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, Data is stored on the M-DISC by physically altering the recording layer and creating permanent voids or holes.