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LG BP55EB40

LG BP55EB40
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
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured tray loading external dvd writer, with a good price.
Features We Love:
Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
Layer Jump Recording function
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LG BP55EB40 number 22 across all optical disc drives.

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Kagoo Score
89
Reviews
85
Features
75
Age

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

owners report that it has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%.
This optical disc drive is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer optical disc drives with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This LG optical disc drive has some great features:
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Has a Layer Jump Recording function
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What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each optical disc drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the optical disc drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec optical disc drives come to market, the older optical disc drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

89
Reviews

Average Review Score

3.7 stars (3 reviews)

67%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the LG BP55EB40?

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How Good Are LG Cd Burners?

85
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Has a Layer Jump Recording function
ok CD-R write speed
ok read speed (CD)
Very slow CD rewrite speed
ok CD-R Write Speed
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The BP55EB40's CD-R write speed of 24x is ok compared to most other optical disc drives. It is faster than 64% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature.

What does "CD-R write speed" mean? Less Edit
ok Read Speed (CD)
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The read speed (CD) of the BP55EB40 of 24x is ok compared to most other dvd rewriters. It is in the fastest 45% of all dvd writers when sorted by this feature.

What does "read speed (CD)" mean? Less Edit
Has a Disc-At-Once (DAO)
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The BP55EB40 has a disc-at-once (DAO). 86% of optical disc drives do not have a disc-at-once (DAO).

What is a disc-at-once (DAO)? Less Edit
Has a Session-At-Once (SAO)
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The BP55EB40 has a session-at-once (SAO), which is unusual. 86% of optical disc drives do not have a session-at-once (SAO).

What is a session-at-once (SAO)? Less Edit
Has a Track-At-Once (TAO)
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The BP55EB40 has a track-at-once (TAO), which is unusual. 86% of cd writers do not have a track-at-once (TAO).

What is a track-at-once (TAO)? Less Edit
Very Slow CD Rewrite Speed

Dvd writers have CD rewrite speeds of between 10x and 48x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 23x. The BP55EB40's CD rewrite speed of only 16x is slower than average when compared to most other optical disc drives. It is slower than 80% of all dvd rewriters when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Layer Jump Recording Function

The BP55EB40 has a Layer Jump Recording function. 96% of optical disc drives do not have a Layer Jump Recording function.

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LG BP55EB40 Release Date

October 2015

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When Are Most New LG Dvd Burners Released?

We looked at the release dates for new LG dvd burners over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any evident trend.

In 2018 most new LG cd burners were released in November, with one new LG cd burners released that month. The biggest month in 2017 for new LG dvd (re)writer releases was April, with two new LG cd burners released that month. Three new LG cd (re)writers were released in February 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new LG dvd writer releases.

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How Fast Do LG Dvd Writer Prices Drop After Release?

LG optical disc drives tend to depreciate faster than most dvd burners.

Most dvd burners drop in price by 10% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, LG dvd rewriters drop in price by 32%.

That means a saving of £5 on a typical £15 new LG dvd writer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the LG BP55EB40

QWhat is the disc loading type of the LG BP55EB40?
AThe LG BP55EB40 has a tray disc loading type.
QWhat is the type of the LG BP55EB40?
AThe LG BP55EB40 is an external optical disc drive.
QWhat is the optical drive type of the LG BP55EB40?
AThe LG BP55EB40 has a blu-ray optical drive type.
QWhat available colours does the LG BP55EB40 have?
AThe LG BP55EB40 has a black colour.
QWhat interfaces does the LG BP55EB40 have?
AThe LG BP55EB40 has an esata interface.
QWhat is the CD-R write speed of the LG BP55EB40?
AThe LG BP55EB40 has a CD-R write speed of 24 CD-speeds.
QWhat is the read speed (CD) of the LG BP55EB40?
AThe LG BP55EB40 has a read speed (CD) of 24 CD-speeds.
QDoes the LG BP55EB40 have a track-at-once (TAO)?
AYes, the LG BP55EB40 has a track-at-once (TAO).
QDoes the LG BP55EB40 have a disc-at-once (DAO)?
AYes, the LG BP55EB40 has a disc-at-once (DAO).
QDoes the LG BP55EB40 have a session-at-once (SAO)?
AYes, the LG BP55EB40 has a session-at-once (SAO).
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LG BP55EB40 Specification

Key Features
Disc Loading Type
Type
Optical Drive Type
Design
Certification
Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
DVD-ROM Transfer Rate (Sustained Mode)
Read Speed
Drive Device, Buffer Size
Interface
Disc Types Supported
Purpose
Writing Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
BD-RE Dual Layer Write Speed
Write Speed (DVD+R)
BD-RE Rewrite Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
BD-R Write Speed
BD-RE Write Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
Reading Speed
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
BD-ROM Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
BD-RE Read Speed
DVD-ROM Read Speed
CD-ROM Read Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
BD-R Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
Read Speed (CD)
Access Time
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time
DVD-RAM Access Time
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time
Record Modes
Random Write
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Sequential Writing
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Layer Jump Recording Function
Packet Writing
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quantity
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Other Features
USB 2.0 Port
Technical Details
RoHS Compliance

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

bp55eb40ahle10b bp55eb40ahle10b, lg electronics bp55eb40ahle10b, lg electronics bp55eb40auae, bp55eb40auae bp55eb40auae, lg bp55eb40, lg 8x2x6x

Barcodes

 00058231313567,  05706998250995,  08806087411805,  08806087417272,  08809484672558

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