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Cheapest way to print on CDs

Discussion in 'Printers' started by phil675, Dec 19, 2018.

  1. phil675

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 15, 2005

    Posts: 4,353

    Location: UK

    Hello, I want to be able to print images onto cds and dvds. I've seen some big all in one printers that you can put cds into a tray and all sorts but I'm not bothered about having the scanner or wireless etc.

    What would be a good cheap option?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. UnworthyBean

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jun 15, 2009

    Posts: 2,132

    Cheapest would really be just to print on a label and whack that on?

    Although printers that are capable of printing on CDs are seemingly quite common. Canon 7250 can do it and is about £50.
     
  3. Paul11

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 28, 2003

    Posts: 10,066

    Location: London

    Is this a one off?

    How many do you need, I can do them for you
     
  4. lttlejoe

    Hitman

    Joined: Jan 14, 2011

    Posts: 841

    Location: East Yorkshire

    Maybe a bit of a late reply now but if you need to print quite a number and you can get hold of an old Canon i965 BJ photo printer, it came with a special attachment which allowed it to print photos etc onto CDs and the results were very good both for photo quality prints and CD printing.

    I would also add that compatible ink cartridges for that model cost only about £5.99 for the full set of 6 though or course you can put in OEM Canon cartridges if you want precise colour printing but that will cost you about £60 + .
     
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2019