TEAC ships thermal disc printer

TEAC America Inc. is shipping a dye-sublimation thermal disc printer for 12-cm CDs and DVDs, which can print a disc in 80 to 120 seconds.

The P-55-C is a four-colour CMYK printer with True Black. Using thermal re-transfer technology, it can print 60 discs in photo mode, 68 discs in colour mode, 60 in VersaMax mode and 112 in Black mode.

Designed for jobs requiring vibrant colours and photo quality labelling, the P-55-C has 400 dpi resolution and includes both USB 2.0 and parallel port interfaces. It has drivers for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Red Hat Linux 7.2.

It measures 11.875 by 9.5 by 16 inches and weighs 48.5 pounds.