Re: DVD Labels

From: Sandra Maliga (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Feb 15 2007 - 10:40:04 PST

I've heard that labels are not so great for DVDs. It is better to
print onto the DVD.

Sorry I can't give you more info...

--Sandy Maliga

On Feb 15, 2007, at 7:55 AM, gyoungblood wrote:

> Frameworkers,
> Can someone please advise the best way to print text on clear CD/
> DVD labels? It's for my personal archive, so I print only one label
> per title, but there are a lot of titles and I want to do this at
> home. I have good software for designing the labels, so I'm not
> looking for software recommendations. I use Taiyo Yuden media, I'm
> happy with them and I don't intend to change. I'm only asking
> what's the best way to print crisp, vibrant two- or three-color
> text (not images) on clear labels, or, alternatively, directly on
> the thermal laquer silver disc.
> 1. Which is better for clear labels, inkjet or laser, or does it
> matter?
> 2. What's the best way to affix labels onto the disc? Is there
> something better than the little stompers at Office Depot?
> 3. What's a good online source for high quality clear labels in bulk?
> 4. Are labels necessary, or can I print directly on my Taiyo Yuden
> thermal laquer silver discs? If so, what's the best
> printer for this, and is the quality as good as printing on a
> clear label (or maybe better)?
> I will appreciate any advice on this...thanks.
> Gene Youngblood
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