After trashing about 10 disks, tech support gave me a download and it seems to be working again. Would I pay full price, no, but it is well worth buying one used on Ebay. David also moderates several forums on 2-pop. Glossy, waterproof CD-Rs can currently cost 50 cents or more each, depending on how many you buy at once. See details for description of any imperfections. For images with edge-to-edge coverage, I timed the printer at about 54 or 55 seconds in fast mode, 2 minutes 6 seconds to 2: The front half is about 1.
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Although a confirmed generalist, with writing credits on subjects as varied as ape language experiments, politics, quantum physics, and an overview of a top company in the gaming industry. Plug the printer into your computer with the supplied cable, and start the application that is supplied on the software CD, the application is called Discus and is very easy to use. Normal and best discpaintdr looked fully professional, and the discs survived my water test without any noticeable effect.
Finally, the disks discapinter not spin at all leaving a line of thick and expensive ink and the disk was ruined. I contacted DYMO with these concerns, and was assured that not all photos and graphics presented these issues and that company was focusing on continually improving the quality of the printer.
Dymo DiscPainter CD/DVD Inkjet Printer
Then insert the three-color ink cartridge into a slot on the top side of the printer. As with every other device these days that does everything, I expected the DiscPainter to be a multi this that and the other device. I say good because it was easy to set up, install and use.
I was disappointed with the inkjet inherent inability to print a decent black, with it turning out more like a purple when printing a color photo. This was a good system; it cost a lot and would sometimes spit discs onto the desk when the printing draw failed to open.
So you can take a few hours to do multiple copies. You can choose from a large set of colorful backgrounds and fairly sophisticated templates. I currently have a Canon PIXMA iP printer dscpainter home, it is a brilliant printer that, from its six individual cartridges prints an viscpainter picture, and, does the same when you get the CD tray out, set it up and work out the right setting to use.
I also found that it takes quite a bit of ink and runs slowly.
Its interface is clunky and counterintuitive, and the supplied templates are lacking. You really need to buy disk’s that are ink jet ready or printable.
You may also like. My only disappointment was that I expected more colorful printing on the disc.
The C costs less than the DiscPainter as well. See details for description of any imperfections.
Dymo DiscPainter CD/DVD Inkjet Printer | eBay
I tried this on a disk that was did not say that it is printable, and the ink just came off on my hand. I have not, until now, come across a convenient, quick, no mess no fuss way to do it. A similar print from an older Epson R provide more even color.
The DiscPainter is shaped vaguely like a wide, ankle-high boot, with the print mechanism on the side where your ankle would go, and the disc tray normally resting at the toe end.
Then, of course, there’s the cost of the discs themselves. The set is is simple and the software is easy to use and it prints wonderfully. Would I pay full price, no, but it is well worth buying one used on Ebay.
Matte finishes were nice, but a step below in appearance to glossy blanks at best quality print settings. The output in fast mode had a bit of a draft mode look to it, particularly for photos. PCMag reviews products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions discpajnter buying links on this page.
Works with any program. For my tests, DYMO supplied waterproof glossy discs.