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Printing onto cd/dvd

How do i print to the centre of a cd/dvd please

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Re: Printing onto cd/dvd

With my Epson came "Epson Print CD" software. You need to set the inner diameter as shown in the picture below. If you are using other software let us know what it is and we can suggest how to set it. Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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How do I print onto cd?

Please follow these steps:
Turn your printer on. Most power buttons are located on the top of the printer. Press and hold down the button until its LED light turns green.
Choose the image or text you desire to print onto the CD. On your computer, open the image or text you desire to print. images should be opened by clicking on your computer's "Start" icon and selecting the "Pictures" tab folder within the Start menu. When the Pictures folder opens, click on the image you desire to print onto the CD to enlarge it. If you are planning to print text onto the CD, open the text in Microsoft Word or any other desktop publishing program you may have on your computer.
Insert the CD into the printer. Press the "Eject" button that can be found on your CD printing enabled printer. A CD tray will open automatically. Place the CD into the tray print side up. Close the CD tray. The printer will begin working to detect the CD. Once the CD is detected, your printer's LED light will either flash green or another indication color.
Print the image or text onto the CD. For image printing, click on the enlarged image's tab that will be on your computer's taskbar. You will see a horizontal row of action icons below the image. Click on the thumbnail image of a printer to print the image onto the disc. For text printing, simply click on the "File" action on the navigation menu in your desktop publishing document. Click "Print" within the "File" drop down menu. The image or text will be sent to the printer once you choose the "Print" action.
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Remove the CD from the printing tray. The CD will be fed through the printer during the printing process. Once the process is complete, the CD will come through the bottom of the printing tray. Take the CD from the tray when it reaches the bottom.
The above mentioned steps must help you. In case of any difficulty please revert back.

Apr 08, 2011 | Canon PIXMA iP5300 InkJet Photo Printer

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Printing directly onto CDs


I'm afraid that is not possible with the printer. You an do cd/dvd labels but you can't print directly onto a cd.

You would need a CD/DVD burner with a Light Scribe capability. You also need special CD/DVD's to use Light Scribe.

Thanks for using Fixya.

PS. Just for additional info, here is a link to support for your printer:

iP4200 Support

Mar 19, 2011 | Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer

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I keep getting the message"the

# Select Print from the File menu.

If you see the message The Epson Printer Driver dealing with CD printing is not installed, click OK.

# Click Tray, select Tray 2, then click OK.

Note: If Tray 2 is not selected, the CD design will print in the wrong position.

# Click Manual Print.

# Make sure Epson Stylus Photo R(your model) is selected.

# Under Paper, select the following settings:

* Source: Manual

* Size: A4

# Click Properties.

# Select CD/DVD or CD/DVD Premium Surface for the Media Type setting.

# Click OK, then click OK again to print.

Mar 11, 2011 | Epson RX595 Photo All-In-One Printer

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I want to print a label onto a DVD I am burning using my HP6180 All-in-one printer. Does anyone know how i can do it?

Your printer is not printing straight to a DVD, so you will have to buy self adhesive labels, print on them and then stick the label on the disc. Now, it all depends on what software you have available. Your might have software included with the Photosmart printer for CD/DVD label printing, check your installer CD that came with the printer. If you don't, and use Nero for burning DVDs, you may notice it has a label printing software that comes with it. You will need this type of software in order to print a label. If you don't have Nero, or any other label printing software you can try using some of the free ones that are out there, like Disketch 2.11. There's also a lot of free to try label printing software, like Acoustica CD DVD Label Maker which you can use for 15 days for free. If you have Photoshop and you're good using it, then this is another option to consider (you can download templates online).

Using a label printing software is pretty easy, most of them will have templates that you can open and just edit, or you can start with a blank design and add text and pictures to it. When you are finnished put the special label paper in the printer and click print. If you have special DVD labels make sure you specify that in the printing preferences before you print.

Dec 20, 2010 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

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How to print onto cds

Photo printing on a wide range of Genuine Epson papers, the Epson Stylus C87+ is perfect for ... direct printing onto inkjet printable CD-R and DVD media

Sep 30, 2010 | Epson Stylus Photo R1800 InkJet Printer

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Not able to print directly on CD/DVD

Printing Directly onto a CD or DVD in Roxio Express Labeler
  1. Make sure that the product is turned on and that the USB cable is connected to the product and the computer.
  2. Click Start , click All Programs , click Roxio , and then click Roxio Express Labeler v3 .
  3. Click Disk Label , then click Options . Figure 1: Options c01452912.gif 1 - Options button
  4. The Options screen appears. Figure 2: Options screen c01452913.gif
  5. Make sure that LightScribe 12cm Disc is selected from the Disc Label menu, then click OK to return to the Roxio Express Labeler window.
  6. Click Disc Titles , type the title and subtitle for the CD or DVD, and then click OK . Figure 3: Disc Title option c01452914.jpg 1 - Disc Titles button Figure 4: Edit Disc Title screen c01452915.gif
  7. Click Background , then click Import Background to use an image on the computer as the background on the CD or DVD. Click OK to return to the Roxio Express Labeler window. Figure 5: Background option c01452916.jpg 1 - Background button
  8. Insert a LightScribe CD or DVD into the LightScribe drive of the product. Make sure that the label side of the disc is facing down.
  9. In the Roxio Express Labeler window, click Print . The LightScribe label is printed on the CD or DVD. Figure 6: Print c01452917.jpg 1 - Print button

Jun 18, 2009 | HP Printers & Copiers

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How do I print a label on a cd/dvd

your printer does not support CD label orinting. though you can still print CD labels but with some softwares. there are HP printers that prints CD labels. Check them out.

HP Lightscribe
Use LightScribe technology to label CDs and DVDs.
HP Photosmart D5460, D5463, D5468, and D7560 Printers - Printing Directly onto a Printable CD or DVD in HP Solution Center ...
On a computer running Windows, print directly onto a CD or DVD using the HP Solution Center software.

HP Photosmart Premium C309a, C309c, C309g, and C309n All-in-One Printers - Printing Directly onto a CD or DVD - c01622666
Review steps for printing directly to a CD or DVD.
HP Deskjet 900C series printers - CD Label.
These printers comes with a special software that enables them print on CD labels. Also try to get their softwares and see if you can interface them with your own printer and them print. Else you may have to get one of these printers that support CD labelling. Cheers!

May 19, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 4255 All-In-One InkJet...

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The epson printer driver dealing with cd printing is not installed

is there an ok button on that error message? if so just click on OK button and click on a button says manual.
It will let you check on the settings on the printer. paper size should be A4.
on print settings it should let you select on cd/dvd

Note: this only works if you have installed the epson easy print from the website of your printer model

Feb 07, 2009 | Epson Stylus Photo R200 InkJet Printer

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Epson stylus r1800 problem with printing on cd/dvd

Try this :

Disconnect the printer from the computer.
Turn it off & make sure the CD/DVD tray is closed then turn it back on.


Here's generic instruction for you:

If you are receiving an error pertaining to the CD TRAY NOT BEING INSERTED CORRECTLY, please do the following:

-Don't force the CD/DVD tray into the printer.
-Make sure your printer is powered on, and the output tray is in the upper position.
-Please ensure there is at least 3 inches of space behind the printer, or the CD tray may eject.

Included, are the correct CD/DVD loading instructions. Please follow the instructions below:

1. Ensure the printer is powered on. Remove any paper from the sheet feeder.
2. Push in the paper support extension on the printer, and close the paper support.
3. Push in the output tray extensions, but leave the tray open.
4. Lift the output tray. Place one hand on the top of the printer, and pull up on the output tray until it stops. Lay the tray down in the upper position.
5. Place the CD or DVD into the CD TRAY with the white (or printable) side facing up. Note: To print on small 8cm CDs, please place the small CD ring on the tray first, then place the CD inside the ring.
6. Slide the tray into the tray guides located in the output tray. Push in the guide until the arrow on the tray matches up to the arrow on the tray guide.
7. Press the PAPER button to load the CD/DVD into the printing position. The CD is correctly loaded when the printer's POWER button stops flashing.

General tips for CD and DVD printing:
-Burn data/video/images onto CDs or DVDs before attempting to print on them.
-Do not use thermal-printable or regular CDs or DVDs in the printer.
-Moisture or fingerprints on the printable surface of the CD may cause marks or smearing to appear after printing.
-All printable inkjet media is different. Some surfaces will absorb ink better than others. If output appears banded, faded, or streaky, print a Nozzle Check pattern to confirm that all colors of ink are printing completely. If the ink does not completely dry or smears after 24 hours curing time, you may need to use the Epson Print CD tools to adjust (lower) the print density.
-The only supported resolution for CD/DVD printing is 1440 dpi (aka "Photo")
-Borderless printing and printing on the "inner circle" (plastic around central hole) of CDs is not supported.
-Do not use the "print preview" feature provided by the Epson printer driver as it will only show the image on a blank field and does not offer a clear indicator of where the image will print.
-The Epson Print CD software works best with JPG images and may not import some TIFF images.

Sep 26, 2008 | Epson Stylus Photo R1800 InkJet Printer

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Stylus Photo R320 "printer driver dealing with CD printing...

I had the same problem and was able to get my EPSON Stylus Photo R220 to print a CD using the following procedure. This should work for other Epson Photo printers as well.
1.     Open EPSON Print CD
2.     When CD is ready for printing do the following:
3.     Select Print from the File menu
4.     When “The EPSON printer driver dealing with CD printing is not installed” is displayed – click OK and select Manual Print
5.     Set Paper Size to A4 and click OK
6.     In Layout select Print Settings
7.     In Media Type select CD/DVD
8.     Then press Print


May 24, 2008 | Epson Stylus Photo R320 InkJet Printer

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