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LG Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 10X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA 12X Super Multi Blue with 3D Playback & M-DISC Support WH12LS39 LightScribe Support - OEM

  • 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM
  • 10X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM
  • 4MB Cache

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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).

  • newegg Blu-ray The LG WH12LS39 Blu-ray rewriter is capable of writing up to 50GB of data or up to four hours of high-definition HDV 1080i video on a write-once BD-R disc or a rewritable BD-RE disc. The next-generation Blu-ray drive provides a perfect solution for high volume data backup and HD video recording.
  • newegg Multi Blue Compatibility LG Super Multi Blue optical drives can read and write Blu-ray, DVD and CD formats in one convenient package with up to 12X BD-R and 16X DVD±R write speeds. This gives you the option to choose the media best suited for each task.
  • newegg M-DISC 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.
  • newegg LightScribe Technology Say goodbye to adhesive labels, paint or ink! With the innovative LightScribe technology, the LG WH12LS39 Blu-ray rewriter burns any image or text directly onto the surface of LightScribe-compatible CDs or DVDs (sold separately) to create your own publication-like disc collection.
  • newegg 3D ready Supporting Blue-ray 3D media, the LG WH12LS39 Blu-ray rewriter brings cinematic-quality 3D entertainment home with immersive picture depth and dimension.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Tim G
  • 3/2/2015 7:47:19 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHigh failure rate after a few years

Pros: Great price, worked well for a time.

Cons: We ordered around 7 of these drives within my office. They all worked great for a time, but one by one they have all failed. The first was within a year, then another after about 2 years and so on and so forth. The unit that was in my system finally gave up the ghost today. After a while (even without heavy usage) they just plain stop recognizing discs. I tried updating the firmware from 1.00 to 1.03, no difference, still broken. Tried opening it up (it was remarkably dust free in there) and cleaning the lenses with rubbing alcohol, no difference. This particular unit was produced in Dec of 2011 and I believe we ordered it Spring 2012, so it did a fair cycle of duty before failing I suppose

Other Thoughts: I'm not saying that we didn't get our money's worth out of these units, but still, I'm used to optical drives being bulletproof and simply being replaced because they've become obsolete in terms of capability. Not the case with these, all 7 of ours failed since purchase, most with light/occasional use.

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  • Redyear20
  • 1/11/2015 5:53:57 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Blu-Ray

Pros: Do the job as described. Quality of movies are excellent. No problems what so ever sense i bought it.

Cons: You need to have blu-ray program if you want to see you blu-ray movies. Does not included any cd for this.

Other Thoughts: Still recommend it and is excellent.

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  • N/A
  • 9/19/2014 5:11:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Drive

Pros: It does everything you need a optical drive to do plus lightscribe support to create your own labels.

I have 2 of these drives and they always perform with no problems at all. They're fast, reliable and even look great in my PCs.

Cons: None.

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  • stu
  • 8/13/2014 12:51:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggspoor quality

Pros: none

Cons: Drive is very picky about what movies and media it would play. Only one out of 4 movies were even recognized by the drive as disks, (including DVD's).

This is not an issue of copy protection, or media player, the drive won't even recognize the disk is inserted.

Upon calling LG tech support they immediately acknowledged that this drive has serious compatibility issues. They say it is only guaranteed to read disks from Verbatim, Maxell, Mitsibishi, and Panasonic.

They offered no repair or replacement option, no firmware update, and no remorse for selling a product that is virtually worthless.

Other Thoughts: The fact that LG tech support was so aware of this problem, and basically said "tough luck" to me should be a warning top anyone considering the purchase of LG products.

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  • K3
  • 3/28/2014 8:06:58 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFollow up

Pros: I've had this drive for over 2 yrs. Not one coaster. Every bit as good as an NEC 7200S, which is a die hard.

My tower is highly cooled. Perhaps that's why 9/10 of my drives live long lives :)

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Richard S. is wrong. I run Windows 7 64 bit. There is NO Problem with my drive, and being recognized.

This drive replaced a WH10LS30. It quit burning reliably after 30 or so discs. It still reads good, so I use it. The WH12 hasn't had one hiccup. Perhaps Richard simply got a defective drive :p

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  • speedorms
  • 2/12/2014 3:08:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggswin7 64 is fatal on these drives




Cons: will not work on win7 64 bit. system will not recognize drives. NOT DESIGNED FOR WIN7 64.


Other Thoughts: SPECS DO NOT LIST WIN7 64 INOPERATIVE, maybe work with any 32 bit os... but adobe cs5 and up require 64bit os, and surely thought win7 64 was a logical choice. WRONG!

shame on lg. LAST TIME I BUY AN LG 'ANYTHING' and i made sure the knew that in my final letter [difficult to contact as well.. had to snail mail to get an email with no reply function as well.

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  • Vols
  • 1/2/2014 12:25:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest i have ever owned

Pros: i have had about ever manufacturer cd/dvd drive at some time or other. years ago my favorite was plex***...but this drive is my favorite now..i have had it over 2 years and not one problem..firmware 1.03 is easy to update..quietest and smoothest drive by far.

Cons: Dont ake them anymore.

Other Thoughts: these are getting hard to find, but managed to pick up 2 more..

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  • N/A
  • 12/3/2013 7:18:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDIed after a year

Pros: Good when it worked

Cons: I expect a device like this to last longer than a year.

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  • N/A
  • 4/9/2013 6:14:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsburns very well!

Pros: i've burned at least 1,000 discs with this so far and not one problem what-so-ever, would highly recomend!

Cons: none at all

Other Thoughts: well worth the money when you have this much trouble free uses! am looking at buying a second one and using it as a back up?

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  • N/A
  • 4/9/2013 7:39:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat burner

Pros: Been buring blu ray on this for over a year and no ussues at all. I burn to disk for my media center.

Cons: none

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