LightScribe DVD Burner

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by GiantRutgersFan, Jul 25, 2007.

  1. so hey I got a computer with Lightscribe. It looks really cool. I was wondering what software you need for that and also whether they come with pre-loaded designs and stuff?


    Also can you use it for text like the Disks name?

    Thanks
     
  2. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    yea, it's pretty ghey.
     
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    Someone take a pic of a cd with lightscribe i always wondered what all the hype was about
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    two cd swaps and 12 hours later:

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Doomsday

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    lightscribe is great but it's so damn slow

    sharpie > lightscribe
     
  6. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    cant you remember burning CDs with all of your songs from napster at 2x

    cliffs: lightscribe will get faster and therefore better
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    "will get" isn't good enough.

    It isn't, so don't waste your time.



    When it's fast and doesn't require a cd swap, then we'll talk.
     
  8. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    It will always require a swap. You'd have to have two lasers in the drive to not flip the disc, and that would double the cost of the burner.

    Sharpie > Lightscribe ONLY FOR BACKUPS. If you're giving someone a disc, a real label is always better.

    EDIT: Whoa...TWELVE hours? Jesus Jolly, were you burning the label by hand or something?
     
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    he probably did it several times, because like a tattoo the more times you go over it the darker the color will be
     
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    Lightscribe takes me about 30 minutes to burn a label. But it looks good, even if it's in greytones.
     
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    A full disc image on my drive takes no more than 20 minutes.
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    don't you need special lightscribe disks to be able to do this?

    i like buying my shit in bulk + using a sharpie + free dvd cases from local video store
     
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    you have to have lightscribe disks, but but...I can get them in bulk.
     
  14. deusexaethera

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    You can't do that. There's no guarantee that the multiple labels will align properly.

    Besides, if you want darker labels, Lightscribe now has a utility that runs the laser hotter to increase the contrast. It works well.
     
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    I've never had a problem with it aligning. And I do multiple prints even thoug hI have the utility.
     
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    Really. That's interesting.
     
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    if you look at the center of the disc, you'll see the markings that the drive uses for orientation staging and alignment.
     
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    if you read the lightscribe faq, you will read this. the disc will perfectly align itself every time for every re-labeling. say you forget to put something on it? just pop it back in and don't write what you forgot where there is already something.

    it is truly badass
     

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