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To enjoy fully all the features and functions of your product,
please read this owner's manual carefully and completely.


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Summary of Contents for LG WH16NS40

  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Blu-ray/DVD Writer To enjoy fully all the features and functions of your product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely. WH16NS40...
  • Page 2 CAUTION : The laser used in the writer can damage your eyes. Do not attempt to open the cover. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the cover (or back). There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. Use of controls or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
  • Page 3 EU Conformity Notice LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these product(s) is/are in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC, 2009/125/EC and 2011/65/EU. European representative : LG Electronics Inc. - EU Representative Krijgsman 1, 1186 DM Amstelveen The Netherlands CAUTION : CLASS 3B VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features ............1 Important Precautions .
  • Page 5: Important Precautions

    Important Precautions Follow these precautions when handling the drive or discs. • Please take notice that the manufacturer of this equipment does not offer any warranty against data loss due to inappropriate installation or handling, or direct or indirect damages. •...
  • Page 6: System Environment

    M-Disc (DVD+R SL) : Millenniata CD-R : Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, Verbatim, Taiyo Yuden. CD-RW : LG, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, Verbatim. * Compatibility problem in write/read function may occur with media depending on the media manufacturing quality. Maximum write (or read) speed depends on system environments.
  • Page 7: Location And Function Of Controls

    ❏ Occasionally CD-R and CD-RW discs written by a CD-R/RW drive cannot be read by other CD drives. These unreadable discs may need to be read using the CD-R/RW drive they were created with. The disc written using the CD-R/RW drive might not be readable by CD-ROMs other than Multi-read compatible (UDF compatible) CD-ROMs.
  • Page 8: Installing The Drive

    Installing the Drive Before installing the drive, please note the following points. ■ You will need the following: • A screw driver of a suitable size to fit the securing screws for the drive unit. • The manual for the computer, so you can find the mounting positions for the SATA cable.
  • Page 9 PC Connection The Writer connects to the motherboard of the host computer using a SATA interface cable. Power cable Power cable Data cable Data cable Connecting the SATA Power Cable Connect the power cable so the projection of the cable connector side to come to the left side.
  • Page 10: Device Drivers

    Device Drivers When using Windows XP SP3, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1, no special device driver is required. Your system, upon Power On and bootup after installing and connecting the new Blu-ray Disc Rewriter will recognize and load native software drivers automatically.
  • Page 11: How To Use The Discs

    How to Use the Discs Don’t attach any stickers or labels to discs, It could cause read/write errors and data loss. The Discs in this unit operate at a very high speed! DO NOT use damaged, cracked or warped discs. The drive’s optical unit may be damaged if they break.
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before Requesting Service Before calling for service, check this list. The drive doesn’t have power. • • Is the power supply cable from the host computer plugged in? • Is the Power Connector to the drive securely attached? The system doesn’t start. •...
  • Page 13: Specifications

    Specifications General Supported Discs BD-ROM(SL/DL), BD-RE (SL/DL/XL (3 Layer)), BD-R(SL/DL/XL (3 Layer)/ XL (4 Layer)), BD-R (SL LTH), DVD-ROM(SL/DL), DVD-R(SL/DL), DVD-RW, DVD+R(SL/DL), DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, M-Disc (DVD+R SL), CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Photo-CD (Single & Multi-Session), Video CD, CD-Audio Disc, Mixed mode, CD-ROM disc (data and audio), CD-Extra, CD-Text, CD-R, CD-RW Disc Diameter 12 cm/ 8 cm (8 cm disc can be used only with drive placed...
  • Page 15 Caution! The disc rotates at high speed in the drive unit. Use of worn, damaged, or non-standard discs can adversely affect the drive and cause the disc to shatter or crush while in use. Disc crush can only occur when you use a damaged disc in the drive.
  • Page 16 Please visit and install the automatic firmware download program, “LG ODD Online F/W update.” This program will automatically check for new firmware releases and download them. It is also included on the software discs that accompany our drives.

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