Burning 1000 CDs

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  1. Peyomp

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    I need to burn 1000 promotional CDs. Collectively we have... 4 notebooks with CD-Rs, and a Sun with a CD-R. I would like to be able to burn many CDs simultaneously with USB 2.0 CD-R drives. They are about $50 a piece. I figure if I have to get 3-4 of them to burn CDs quickly, its worth it just so it doesn't take me weeks.

    What kinda computer will it take to be able to burn so many CDs simultaneously? Can my Macbook Pro do it?
     
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    On second thought, I found a place that will burn 1000 for $450, and it includes silk screen printing.
     
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    much better option, and if that includes the screening, you're getting a really good deal.
     
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    If you don't need the screen printing, you can build a Dupe machine pretty cheap.

    I have a 9 Drive DVD Dupe rig using an ACard controller card.

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    Total price?
     
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    Its only $860 for 2000.
     
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    ACard was like $150
    80GB HD
    9 DVDRW drives
    Nice Aerocool case (only one with 10 bays)


    Probably like $800-900 in it.
     
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    The reason we built this rig compared to outsourcing the burns is for repeated use. We had a contract to design and produce 1,000 promo dvd's for a telemarketing company. Initial contract was about $5k, but the real money comes with the reorders. We charge $1.25/ea.

    After caching the DVD image on the HD, it would take a minute 30 to burn all 9 copies. Image size was about a gig.


    I don't know if this will fit your application, but it's a bad ass toy to have. :)
     

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