DVD Covers question

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  1. KyleC

    KyleC Supporting Actor

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    Has anyone printed these out on a color laser? I am going to but a guy I work with said lasers run hotter than ink jets. So he said I should make sure it's paper for lasers. Does anyone know what I should be looking for? Is there photo paper for lasers?
     
  2. Scotty_McW

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    I've never printed covers off a laser printer and I'm not sure if there is photo paper specific for laser printers, but here is a link to OfficeMax's paper selection. I used to work in an office supply store, so I would recommend a heavier pound paper. Laser paper is designed to be used in laser printers because of the way they print.

    I hope this helps you some[​IMG]
     
  3. JonSpice

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    Studio use on FCA is 300 DPI, what do you need Laser for? Canon F20 mulipass w/scanner does this just fine. I sent a FCA including insert to a online friend and he was amased and pleased, to not have to put the disc back in his old snapper his words "You do great work". I use Kodak *soft* gloss 'both' sides at 300 DPI @$14.97 for 50 sheets, why pay for full gloss expensive paper when *they* don't either?. I have had friends look and they couldn't tell which was made by studios printer or my Canon F20 inkjet multifunction. I have upgraded to 8.0 on Paint Shop Pro, to change PAL/NTSC to customized FCA for those who like custom work and not run of the mill stuff seen on shelves. I put pride into creating custom art for trade *not* for sale, the kind 'I' would like to receive if sent.[​IMG]


    P/S For custom cuts I use an X-Acto 'Guillitine' instead of single edge razor blade or razor cutter tool, MSRP at Staples.com $29.95. Curved edges made by inserting art cover into EK sucess #8 tool, then pressing down to make exact same as top or top and bottom corner cuts. [​IMG]
     
  4. KyleC

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    It's not that I "need" a color laser. We just happen to have one at work so I figured what the hell. Right next to the printer is a full paper cutter as well. So basically all I need is right in that one room. At home I have an HP 5550 inkjet. I think I'm just going to print them on normal bright white paper and the inserts on photo paper here on the inkjet.
     
  5. JonSpice

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    Want to save some more money buy white posters for $.49(Redners price) they have one glossy side and you can cut em up to your size.[​IMG]
     

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