Today we will be taking a look at the GBW-H10N from LG, a Super Multi
Blu-ray Disc Burner that provides 4X burning speed with SL Blu-ray media. While it cannot write Blu-ray DL, it can read BD-ROM DL media at 4X. It further supports 4.8X reading speed for BD-ROM and BD-R SL media, 16X reading with DVD-ROM SL and 8X with DVD-ROM DL media, 10X with DVD±R media and 5X with DVD-RAM media. With DVD burning, it supports up to 12X maximum with DVD±R media, 4X with DVD±R DL and 5X with DVD-RAM.
- Drive Features and Specifications
- Nero Info Tool
- DVD Info Pro
General drive information, including firmware version...
And the drive's media support features...
- Retail Package
The Retail package includes:
- the LG burner
- IDE cable
- audio cable
- mounting screws
- a comprehensive Quick Installation Guide
- CyberLink BD Solution with
- Power DVD
- Instant Burn
- Power Backup
PoweDVD Producer and Power DVD must be updated over the internet in order to handle BD
authoring and playback.
- Front panel view
- Rear panel view
We removed the cover to take a closer look inside the drive. Removing the cover voids the warranty, so we strongly advise against it. Click on the image below for a larger, more detailed view of the drive's circuitry.
The drive uses the Renesas R8J32700FPV chipset.
The drive was installed under WindowsXP and was recognized
as "HL-DT-ST BD-RE GBW-H10N". The drive came with firmware revision GL02 installed.