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Lightscribe ??

by badboy / January 21, 2006 3:10 PM PST

In one of the previous discussions DVD burners were reviewed. In this discussion "Lightscribe" technology was briefly mentioned. I would like to find out a little more about Lightscribe. My burner does have this function, but I don't know what it is and how it works. Is it an actual print like a printer? Where does the ink or whatever it uses to print, come from? I had a quick look at it, but when I tried to work it, I said that the proper API drivers were not installed. Will these drivers be on the installation cd or is it something separate. Looks like quite a handy function. Might mention that I have an Lite-on dvd burner.

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by bullfroghrr / January 23, 2006 6:43 AM PST
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Don't have one myself, but they look to burn an image by chemicaly altering discs made specifically for the burner, not actual ink, and it wont work on regular discs

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by jmcdon3978 / May 25, 2006 4:22 PM PDT
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I had spoken to some friends and asked the same question. Could you possible use any kind of DVD blank sets. The answer was yes, but you would not be able to use the special Lightscribe feature, which is burning-in the header of any movie you had burned.

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