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How do you guys label your discs?????

Discussion in 'DVDR' started by ml52303, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. ml52303

    ml52303 Member

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    I tried just writing on them but my penmanship is lacking and if I use those full labels the end up jamming in my cd player. Any suggestions?
     
  2. SDempsey

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    I just use the fellowes labelling kit from tescos, works great for me. you can get all your dvd covers from www.cdcovers.cc/covers.php
     
  3. dipsy

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    The stick on labels can cause problems on burned dvds (do a search & you'll countless horror stories). Look for a printer that prints directly on special dvd's (the epson r200, r300, etc. are the only one's sold in the US I believe). They are fairly inexpensive & have great results without all the hassles that labeling can bring. I have the r200 & love it!
     
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    I will take your word for it on that, although ive had no problems to date, touch wood.
     
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    The Epson R200 or R300 are the way to go!!
     
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    I have to say that although this would require purchasing a new burner and fairly expensive media, I absolutely love my new HP 640I DVD Writer with LightScribe technology. It uses the burners laser to create a "burned" image on the label side of the disk. Go to http://www.lightscribe.com for more info. The burner only costs $99 and it can do all media including DL disks. The media is fairly inexpensive when you consider what they are capable of and the companies that produce them. I currently purchase Verbatims for the specific reason they are fairly good for DVD backups. The technology has just been released, and disks are hard to find at the moment, but the results are GREAT!!! I can't stress enough how nice it looks... Check out the website... That is just my two cents! Good Luck Friend!

    Xero
     
  8. ml52303

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    I have Lightscribe but I can't find the dvds, but i do have the cds.
     
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    I just try and write properly :)
     
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    sharpie,and a steady hand,well close anyway. lol
     
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    binkie7 Moderator Staff Member

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    I have the Epson 320 does a great job - as long as you have a good scanned image you almost can't tell the difference between the backup and the original. Before that I used Fellows labels and have never had a problem playing them, copying them in any of my DVD players. I've watched movies recently I backed up about a year ago with pasted labels - no problems.
     
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    A sharpie as neatly as possible lol
     
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    sharpie
     
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    GatlinGun Regular member

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    What is the time frame of painting these discs?
     
  15. aabbccdd

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    only a few mintues is all with the espon. but i use a sharpie here also.
     
  16. T3RR0R

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    It's hard to find the specially coated discs for Hewlett-Packard 640i! Besides that, I read that it curently etches at a sluggish 1x speed (a firmware update to 2x is in the works). But that still means that simple labels will take up to 5 minutes and more complex graphics can take up to 30 minutes. Maybe a sharpie is better...
     
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    Marker pen every time for me. I may invest in a direct to disc printer thingummyjigs!

    Labels suck!

    Pulsar
     
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    Failing that, a course in calligraphy!
     

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