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Verbatim offers color-background Lightscribe discs

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 10 Nov 2007 17:04 User comments (8)

Verbatim offers color-background Lightscribe discs Verbatim Corp. has shown off the first color-background Lightscribe blank DVDR's to the market, offering a background shade of red, orange, yellow, blue and green to serve as an alternative to the original gold background. The company, which has the widest variety of Lightscribe media available, will begin selling the new discs in packs of 25 in Q4 2007, with 5 discs for each new color.
The richly colored DVDRs are produced using LightScribe Media Version 1.2 coating technology on the label side for enhanced image contrast and faster label printing. With a rainbow of background colors to choose from, consumers and businesses can burn customized LightScribe labels for their videos and multimedia presentations that will give them a more professional look.

According to HP, approximately 50M LightScribe-enabled drives are currently installed and that number is growing at 4 to 5 million per month. By combining Verbatim's LightScribe DVDRs with these drives, consumers can use the same optical disc drive laser to burn content on the data side of the disc and to produce silkscreen-quality black text and graphics labels on the label side of the discs.

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8 user comments

111.11.2007 21:53

...but it still takes too long to print an image.

212.11.2007 10:25

Wow what a huge step in technology! So instead of poop colored discs, you can choose one color for that "professional look"

Just get an epson CD/DVD printer, generic inks, inkjet printable DVDs. They are way cheaper than this garbage that they are pushing in every new computer.

312.11.2007 19:12

Originally posted by c1c:
Wow what a huge step in technology! So instead of poop colored discs, you can choose one color for that "professional look"

Just get an epson CD/DVD printer, generic inks, inkjet printable DVDs. They are way cheaper than this garbage that they are pushing in every new computer.
I take it you're not too pleased with the quality of litescribe. I still haven't seen quite what they look like but I'll be googling pictures of it in a few minutes here. I do think my next burner will be litescribe compatible since they only cost about $10 more than a non-litescribe burner.

I've always wondered how long it takes to draw the image onto the disc though.

41.12.2007 18:14

this could come in handy when you are copying say data or music you can coulor code your discs so that you can easily seperate and organise them.

52.12.2007 4:01

My HP Lightscribe 1040i takes about 25 minutes to scribe a DVD. Looking forward to seeing the new colors on the shelf, The scribed discs look sweet!! Beats the old magic marker method i was using lol

68.12.2007 1:54

The first problem is the Epson printer!!!! Lightscribe works great, who cares about time; design, center image if necessary, hit burn image leave an have a libation of your choice. Who sits and watches a disk burn??

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830.3.2008 4:23
paul9999
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Where do they do these verbatim dvd+r Color discs?
Do they sell them in the UK?

Paul

Lightscribe Media

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