Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Arkie Tech: duplicating cds with lightscribe (7) RE: Tech: duplicating cds with lightscribe 29 Jan 13


Most likely, Joe and John have provided all you have all the information you need, but I can offer some testimony based upon my experience. First, I agree that a label is important. Why go to the trouble of making the CD without a proper marking. To print and label the CD you will need a computer with a CD writer, printer, and labeling software. I have used printed stick on labels, lightscribe, and a printer that prints directly to CDs designed for printing. The stick on labels do not work well on every CD player. In some vehicles with CD players (mine for instance) the labels will cause the CD to not eject. Lightscribe works from the CD writer so a printer is not required. The process is very slow and the result questionable. As John says the choice of printer that prints CDs should be determined by your particular needs. I use an HP D7560 as I may make only one or sometimes several CDs. Cost was around $100. I use software that cost me $20 bucks to design and print the label. I have never used the software that came with the printer but reviews were good for the printer and bad for the software and I already had software when I acquired the printer. The software allows me to print the names of songs directly to the cd when making normal cds to play on any player. When making mp3 cds names can be printed to a paper insert for the CD sleeve or to CD insert in a jewel case.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.