yet another DUH question. is it okay to label dvds

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Tweaked, Feb 23, 2008.

Feb 23, 2008
  1. Tweaked
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    hey all, was going to go about labeling my discs, but with my luck, that will somehow have butt secks with the wiis sensitive lazer. I know its a very stupid question, but hey, IM RETARDED LOL:[
     
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    Don't use paper labels if that's what you're thinking.

    Plain marker should be fine.
     
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    YES SIR I HAVE SO MANY MEDALS I DONT HAVE ROOM FOR A AVATAR


    (note, not actually retarded enough to think that, just to say it D: )
     
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    Odd person.
     
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    I wouldn't put labels on them.
    The Wii is pretty picky about discs and a label might unbalance the disc
     
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    i dont think it will affect the reading of the disk, but i first think of another problem that can occur...
    after plating for an hour or so, take out the disk and feel it... it will be pretty hot. Most disk labels have a kind of glue that will come off with high temperatures (thats why you should never put a labeled disk in a car stereo), and because of the brushed on the disk slit, the label can come off and get stuck inside your Wii. I woudnt try it.
     
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    Just use a Sharpie to write on the disk. That's what I do with PC stuff. Never had a problem.
     
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    i use sticky cd labels on all my wii games and after playing for for hours i take the disc out and its fine [​IMG]
     
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    Printable discs are your friend. Get a printer that will handle DVD's and you can inkjet print straight onto them.

    That's what I do anyway, looks quite professional.
     
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    just use marker, dude.
     
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    i would use lightscribe if you way to do anything other than marker. do not use paper.
     
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    I had some disks with paper labels and that was a big mistake, the hardly work and if they do they wont for long i just ended up re-burning them on my pc and wasted like 12 disk :/
    so dont you labels may the ones with the paper on them anyway but i haven't tried that
    good luck
     
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    expensive, very expensive...you do realise how much ink costs thee days, let alone the printer?
     
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    Urrrm, not that much really.

    I can replace a full set of carts in my printer for £30, that will print a LOT of discs.

    That's in an Epson R200. Excellent printer.
     
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    Overall, the consensus is that sticky labels are not the most desired of things. Primary because you can unbalance the disc.

    For the cheap: Marker is the way to go.

    For the fancy: If you happen to have a lightscribe DVD burner (My brother got one for $30 from Newegg) then Lightscribe discs might be an alterative way.

    For the professional: If you happen to have an awesome printer like Freeway does, then snag yourself printable discs.

    Really, it depends on what equipment you happen to have around. If I had a badarse printer, I'd use printable discs, but I have no desire to spend $250 on a printer just so my discs look awesome. (I don't have a printer. I do most of my printing at work/school)
     
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    I have a few burned lightscribe discs, and my Wii has noticeably more difficulty reading those than normal DVD's. Stuttering video and the like. So I don't recommend doing that. Ofcourse if you already have a lightscribe burner you can always try, if you buy smart those discs aren't much more expensive then regular discs [​IMG]
     

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