Read Blue-ray discs at 12x with the UH12NS40 that supports BDXL. Upgrade your home entertainment experience to a whole new level, thanks to the support for 3D Blu-ray disc playback. Get superior data protection with M-DISC Support and enjoy unmatched reliability in data storage. Additional highlights include Silent Play for reduced noise while viewing movies, and Jamless Play for uninterrupted viewing of damaged Blu-ray or DVD discs. Capture all the excitement of Blu-ray with the 12x BD-ROM reader that allows for fluent playback. Plus, burn more discs in less time with 16x DVD-Max writing speed. Take entertainment to the next level with 3D using the new Power BD-DVD 3D Software bundle. With 2D to 3D converting feature, you can bring new dimensions to all your videos. The M-DISC uses an exclusive rock-like recording surface instead of organic dye to etch your data onto a disc. The M-DISC has been tested and proven to outlast standard DVDs currently on the market. As a disc is being read, Silent Play technology automatically controls the disc read speed for optimal noise reduction. Jamless Play automatically prevents stop video playback in case of damaged disc, such as scratches or fingerprints by jumping through the erroneous data or damaged areas.