Posted by Will_S on 01/25/08 23:48
"Klompmeester" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Rod Speed" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
>>> Rod Speed wrote
>>>> I want to be able to print to *NON* inkjet printable CDs and DVDs.
>>>> You can write on these fine with a Sharpie etc but when you use normal
>>>> ink, it takes a hell of a long time for the ink to dry enough so it
>>>> doesnt smudge.
>>>> I just want to put a little bit of text on the CD or DVD, not full
>>>> artwork etc obviously.
>>>> Has anyone seen anyone offering ink thats similar to whats in a Sharpie
>>>> etc ?
>>>> Better if the ink is meant for an inkjet printer, because most printers
>>>> that will print on CDs and DVDs have a separate print head and since I
>>>> dont want to have to fart around flushing the heads after every print
>>>> on a CD or DVD...
>>> Staedler of Germany markets a 4-pen set of markers that are safe for
>>> CDs and DVDs. They dry rather quickly, and are said not to bother the
>>> discs' layers. They seem to come only with Medium (really thick)
>>> points, making small writing not legible.
>> I said I have been using Sharpies and they work fine.
>> I want to print using a printer instead.
> Just use the proper media you tightwad and continue to use a Sharpie on
> your existing media.
> It's not fucking brain surgery.
Pretty much spot on
I have the Canon i865 and it prints brilliantly on printable CD/Dvds
There is no doubt they could make an ink that would work on normal cd/dvds
but I doubt it would be cost effective for the company
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