I've used the Epson on a 100 disc project and found it perfect for what I
needed. No smearing at all.
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From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 2:38 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Opinions: Casio CW-50 family of thermal transfer CD
> At 12:18 AM 2/2/2005 -0500, Jeff Brown wrote:
>>A month ago I was considering buying one of these but an hour
>>Googling around the net turned up so many negative comments
>>my enthusiasm waned.
>>Instead, you might want to look into an Epson Stylus R200 (I think
>>that's the right number) which has a built in feed mechanism for
>>handling printable CDs. It's only a few bucks more than the Casio
>>and you end up with a full function color printer, rather than a
>>one trick wonder gizmo.
> Critically, the Epson is not a thermal printer. It requires discs with
> printable surface and there are problems with ink smearing. It is less
> expensive to buy and to use, it has other purposes (obviously), but is not
> in the same league.
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