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In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:14 pm

Today, CDRLabs brings you a review of LG's first 14x Blu-ray Disc rewriter, the BH14NS40. This new Super Multi Blue drive is capable of 14x BD-R, 12x BD-R DL, 6x BD-R LTH and 2x BD-RE writing speeds and a maximum BD-ROM read speed of 12x. The BH14NS40 also offers support for 3 and 4-layer BDXL media as well as Millenniata's M-DISC technology which uses an inorganic rock-like material to provide up to 1000 years of permanent data storage.

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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby vinnie97 on Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:07 pm

No posts, that's a pity! This can be had for as low as $55 as an OEM. I scooped one up. Also, Newegg has TDK BD-XL 100GB discs. I don't want to be the guinea pig, but I wonder if the disc is compatible with this drive.
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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Dartman on Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:56 pm

My LG drives have always worked very well, they just never seem to get many updates. I bought GGW 10 or whatever the BD/HD DVD burner/reader is and it still works though I don't burn any BD disks with it as blanks are too spendy. The few I have done play fine though so I'd take a chance on it if I had the money.
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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby vinnie97 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:13 pm

I'm surprised how much the price has dropped actually. 50 discs for $27 seemed unheard of a few years ago. That's 1.25 TB of storage.
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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:24 pm

vinnie97 wrote:No posts, that's a pity! This can be had for as low as $55 as an OEM. I scooped one up. Also, Newegg has TDK BD-XL 100GB discs. I don't want to be the guinea pig, but I wonder if the disc is compatible with this drive.


Ack... Newegg wants $60 a disc. That's more than the drive itself!
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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Dartman on Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:09 pm

The first DVD DL disk I bought cost me about 30 bucks as part of Verbatims emergency survival dual layer package so I could do a test disk with my NEC 2500 that got the first hacked update allowing it to burn DL disks.
Last time I tried it it still works too :D
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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby vinnie97 on Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:53 pm

Ian wrote:
vinnie97 wrote:No posts, that's a pity! This can be had for as low as $55 as an OEM. I scooped one up. Also, Newegg has TDK BD-XL 100GB discs. I don't want to be the guinea pig, but I wonder if the disc is compatible with this drive.


Ack... Newegg wants $60 a disc. That's more than the drive itself!

Needless to say, I'm not being the guinea pig. It'd have to be made of titanium and be virtually indestructible for me to even think of succumbing at $60.

Meanwhile, seems the manufacturers are lining up to push 16X Blu-ray burners as soon as I commit to purchase. Typical!
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Re: In House Review - LG BH14NS40 14x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:23 pm

Ian wrote:
vinnie97 wrote:No posts, that's a pity! This can be had for as low as $55 as an OEM. I scooped one up. Also, Newegg has TDK BD-XL 100GB discs. I don't want to be the guinea pig, but I wonder if the disc is compatible with this drive.


Ack... Newegg wants $60 a disc. That's more than the drive itself!


thats a super deal compared to supermediastore

http://www.supermediastore.com/product/ ... -1pk-61928

they want $75 for a 4x 100GB disc
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