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LG BP55EB40vsVerbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer

LG BP55EB40

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

LG BP55EB40

£92.17
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured tray loading external dvd writer, with a good price.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
75
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer

61

Kagoo Score

61

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An ok value for money and 3 year old slot loading external dvd writer, with only a middle of the road spec.
60
Value for Money
Good
76
Age
3 Years Old
61
Kagoo Score
Good
LG BP55EB40

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

LG BP55EB40

£92.17
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured tray loading external dvd writer, with a good price.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
75
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer

61

Kagoo Score

61

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An ok value for money and 3 year old slot loading external dvd writer, with only a middle of the road spec.
60
Value for Money
Good
76
Age
3 Years Old
61
Kagoo Score
Good

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LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
5 Reasons For
Track-At-Once (TAO)
The LG BP55EB40 has a track-at-once (TAO), but the Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer does not have this feature.

Track-at-once (TAO) is a recording mode that records single tracks one after another. It's the most standard recording mode, that supports both audio and data on the same disc.

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Disc-At-Once (DAO)
The LG BP55EB40 has a disc-at-once (DAO), however the Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer does not.

Disc-at-once (DAO) is a recording mode that records an entire CD or DVD in a single uninterrupted session. It is faster than Track-at-once, and allows extra information to be inserted between that standard tracks.

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Session-At-Once (SAO)
The LG BP55EB40 has a session-at-once (SAO), whereas the Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer does not have this feature.

Session-at-once (SAO) is a recording mode that can record a large amount of single 'sessions' onto a single disc. This allows you to effectively condense multiple discs onto a single disc as several different sessions. The downside is that these cannot be played in standard audio CD players.

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Better Kagoo Score
The LG BP55EB40 has received a Kagoo Score of 79, whereas the Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer scored only 61.
Better Brand
LG optical disc drives have an average rating of 93.7%, but Verbatim only has an average rating of 62%.
2 Reasons For
Seven Months Newer
The Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer is seven months newer than the LG BP55EB40
More Popular
The Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer is a more popular choice amongst buyers.

Average User Rating

LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than Verbatim. The average brand rating for LG is 93.7% based on 980+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for Verbatim is 62% based on 0 reviews.
LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
LG

94

94

Based on 980+ reviews
Verbatim

62

62

LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
48 months old 41 months old Best

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Disc Loading Type
Tray
 Tray
Slot
 Slot
Type
External
 External
External
 External
Optical Drive Type
Blu-Ray
 Blu-Ray
Blu-Ray
 Blu-Ray
 
 
 
Design LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Certification Safety UL, C-UL, TÜV, SEMKO, Laser Safety, EMC Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
Black
 Black
Black
 Black
 
 
 
Performance LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Integrated Card Reader
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-ROM Transfer Rate (Sustained Mode) 11.08MB/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Read Speed 26.97MB/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Drive Device, Buffer Size
4
 4
4
 4
Interface
Esata Usb 3
 Esata
 Usb 3
Esata Usb 3
 Esata
 Usb 3
Disc Types Supported
Bd Bd-R
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-Da Cd-R
Cd-Rom Cd-Rw
Dvd DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
 Bd
 Bd-R
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-Da
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Bd Bd-R
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-Da Cd-R
Cd-Rom Cd-Rw
Dvd DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
 Bd
 Bd-R
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-Da
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Purpose
Desktop / Notebook
 Desktop / Notebook
Desktop / Notebook
 Desktop / Notebook
 
 
 
Writing Speed LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-R Write Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Write Speed 5x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Write Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-RW Write Speed 16x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-RE Dual Layer Write Speed 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Write Speed (DVD+R) 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-RE Rewrite Speed 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RW Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-R Dual Layer Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-R Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-RE Write Speed 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD Rewrite Speed 16x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD Write Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Reading Speed LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+RW Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-ROM Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-R Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-RE Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-ROM Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-ROM Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-RW Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-R Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Read Speed 5x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RW Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Read Speed (CD) 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Access Time LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time 250ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Access Time 230ms Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time 200ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time 200ms Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Record Modes LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Random Write
Random write
 Random write
Unknown - Click to provide data
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
 Track-at-once (TAO)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sequential Writing
Sequential writing
 Sequential writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
 Disc-at-once (DAO)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
 Session-at-once (SAO)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Layer Jump Recording Function
Layer Jump Recording function
 Layer Jump Recording function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Packet Writing
Packet writing
 Packet writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
1
 1
1
 1
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Wind Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium X64 Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional X64 Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter X64 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Windows 8
Windows 8.1 1
 Wind
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 1
Wind Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium X64 Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional X64 Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter X64 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Windows 8
Windows 8.1 1
 Wind
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Storage Temperature (T-T) -30°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 5°C Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Weight 270g 215g
Height 14.6mm 11mm
Depth 156mm 133mm
Width 144mm 145mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
Quantity 1 1
Bundled Software Blu-Ray Drive Install Disc for Windows, Power DVD, Power 2 Go, Power Producer, Media Espresso Nero Burn & Archive
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
Manual Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 
 
 
Other Features LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details LG BP55EB40 Verbatim External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
RoHS Compliance
RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

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