Inkjet printable Cd's

  jakimo 18:52 07 Feb 04
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Can anyone recommend a CD brand that will produce a vibrant printed disc rather than the dull print finish I'm getting?

  SirGalahad2004 18:54 07 Feb 04

are you using labels or printing onto the disc itself ?

  jakimo 19:32 07 Feb 04

Printing onto the disc

  rickdash 13:55 17 Feb 04

Hi
I use a Mattise Gold printer ( based on epson C62) and have used various makes of CD, I now buy the cheapest avaliable £16.00/100 and get good results. Are you coating the discs after printing ???

  jakimo 18:57 17 Feb 04

Thanks, Ill give cheap disc's a try,I have bought some sample packs of Taiyo Yuden printables,the results are very good but expensive.

No I haven't coated the disc's as I read an article that coating can damage the disc,are you saying theres no problem?

  esbe 23:18 17 Feb 04

Hi , try Verbatim Data Life Plus cdrs -40x- 700mb, with 'Super AZO technology', whatever that is. They have a printable surface.
cheers.

  jakimo 19:22 18 Feb 04

*Super AZO Technology*! with a name like that its got to be worth a try

Thanks.

  Bingalau 20:19 18 Feb 04

I have some C.D.'s which look to me as if they are capable of being printed on. But do you need a special printer? As I can't see how they will go through mine. (No I haven't tried). What type of printer do they need? I have been putting labels on mine. Seems easy enough to me but if I am putting them on top of printable C.D.'s It must be more expensive. Then again I can't afford another printer. Bingalau...

  jakimo 21:26 18 Feb 04

You have to have one of the latest printers which is especially designed for printing cs|dvd,as well as sheet printing.

The disc's for printing on are blank uperside,with a special coating that will take inkjet printing,you cant print on ordinary disc's as the ink would never dry

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