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LG Super Multi Blue - Mac Pro Kit

14X Internal Blu-ray/DVD/CD Writer
Complete Kit for all Apple Mac Pro models

Mac / PC / DVD Multi Recorder / Blu-ray
Read and write Blu-ray discs at 12x with the WH12LS39 Blu-ray rewriter that allows you to record up to 50GB of files, photos, or videos onto a dual layer BD-R disc. Play HD content, including 3D movies, for your viewing pleasure. Other features include SATA interface for faster performance, M-DISC support for unmatched reliability in data storage, and LightScribe technology that you can create customized labels onto a special coated LightScribe disc (sold separately).
M-DISC - Write Once and Read Forever
Compared to other recordable DVDs on the market today, M-DISC offers superior reliability in data storage that provides the permanent optical data storage solution. Once written, the M-DISC can be read or played on any quality DVD drive that supports the common DVD+R/RW format. M-DISC Media sold separately.
Mac Pro Kit
No mater which Mac Pro you own, this kit comes with all the cabling and full-color instructions you need to add a second optical drive to your workstation.
Reads and Writes Blu-ray discs
Although commercial Blu-ray movie playback not supported in OS X, Blu-ray discs do mount on the desktop and can be backed up to the computer or played via third party software options.

LG Super Multi Blue Specs:

General

Drive Type
Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 14x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter
Form Factor
5.25" Desktop
Interface
SATA
Loading Mechanism
Tray
Bezel Color
Black
Buffer Memory
4MB
Mounting Orientation
Horizontal / Vertical
Manufacturer Model Number
WH14NS40
RoHS Compliant
Yes

Performance

Access Time
BD-ROM: 180ms typ.
DVD-ROM: 160ms typ.
DVD-RAM: 180ms typ.
CD-ROM: 150ms typ.
Supported Formats
BD-ROM (SL/DL), BD-RE (SL/DL), BD-R (SL/DL), DVD-ROM (SL/DL), DVD-R (SL/DL), DVD-RW, DVD+R (SL/DL), DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, CD-ROM, XA-Ready, CD-I, Photo-CD (Single & Multi-Session), Video-CD, CD-Audio Disc, Mixed Mode, CD-ROM (Data and Audio), CD-R, CD-RW

Capacity

Data Capacity
128GB : Blu-ray Quad Layer
50GB : Blu-ray Double Layer
25GB : Blu-ray
8.5GB : DVD General Use Double Layer
4.6GB : DVD General Use
700MB : 79 minute CD
650MB : 74 minute CD
550MB : 63 minute CD

Physical

Height (max)
41.3mm (1.6")
Width (max)
146.0mm (5.7")
Length (max)
172mm (6.8")
Weight (typical)
0.8kg (1.8lbs.)

Environment

Operating Temperature
5° C to 45° C
Non-Operating Temperature
-30° C to 60° C
Operating Humidity
15% to 80% R.H.
Non-Operating Humidity
10% to 90 % R.H.

M-DISC Support

Yes
M-DISC DVD / Blu-ray engraving / burning requires M-DISC specific media
(available separately)

Maximum Read Speeds

BD-ROM
10X
BD-R
10X
BD-RE
8X
BD-ROM (Dual Layer)
8X
BD-R (Dual Layer)
8X
BD-RE (Dual Layer)
6X
BDXL (Quad Layer)
6X
DVD-RAM
12X
DVD-R
16X
DVD+R
16X
DVD-R (Dual Layer)
12X
DVD+R (Dual Layer)
12X
DVD-RW
12X
DVD+RW
12X
DVD-ROM
16X
DVD-ROM (Dual Layer)
12X
CD-ROM
48X
CD-R
48X
CD-RW
40X

Maximum Write Speeds

BD-R
14X
BD-RE
2X
BD-R (Dual Layer)
12X
BD-RE (Dual Layer)
2X
BDXL (Quad Layer)
6X
M-DISC/+M
4X
DVD-RAM
12X
DVD-R
16X
DVD+R
16X
DVD-R (Dual Layer)
8X
DVD+R (Dual Layer)
8X
DVD-RW
6X
DVD+RW
8X
CD-R
48X
CD-RW
24X

Reliability

System Requirements

Mac
Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
Available 5.25" drive bay and SATA connection
Burning software that supports Blu-ray, such as Toast.
At this time Commercial Blue-ray movie playback not supported in OS X.
Minimum of 1 GB of RAM
30GB or more available hard drive space (60GB for Blu-ray Disc authoring)
OWC Notes:

  1. M-DISC DVD engraving / burning requires M-DISC specific media.
Manufacturer provided specifications for LG p/n WH14NS40MP UPC#: 679113424142

Includes

  • LG Super Multi Blue Blu-Ray Reader & Writer
  • Mac Pro Kit Including
    • Mac Pro SATA Optical Drive Installation Guide (for all Mac Pro models)
    • Internal SATA left angle connector to straight connector cable (for installation in Pre-2009 Mac Pro Models)
    • 4 Pin Male to 15 Pin Female Power Adapter Cable (for installation in Pre-2009 Mac Pro Models)
This Optical Drive is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010 / June 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.40GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010 / June 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Mid 2010 Quad-Core)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2009 8-Core)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2009 Quad-Core)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (8-core)
(April, 2007)
Model ID: MacPro2,1
3.0GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro
(August, 2006)
Model ID: MacPro1,1
2.0GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.0GHz
PC Desktop
PC Desktops
Compatible with Intel / AMD Process based PCs capable with the specifications listed above.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer Top 100 Contributor
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Nova Scotia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Great burner, easy to operate. May 28, 2015 I would recommend this item to a friend!
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Finland
Rating: 5/5 Mac Pro ja LG14x March 23, 2013 Toimii ok. Helppo asennus. Suosittelen. Ei ongelmia.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from MacSales.com, Marketing March 25, 2013 Translation: Works ok. Easy to install. I recommend. Not a problem.
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