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What pens are good for CD-R / DVD-Rs, if any?

Old 02-04-08, 10:09 PM
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What pens are good for CD-R / DVD-Rs, if any?

Many of us make home movies and burn them on discs, as well as buying music on iTunes to burn on disc. I've heard that writing on these discs can be destructive. Is this true and if so, what pens (or ink) is okay to use to label them if one doesn't want to make labels?
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Old 02-04-08, 10:13 PM
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I've had cdr's for 9 years with no ill effects.
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Old 02-04-08, 10:21 PM
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So the good old classic SHARPIE pens work wonders with no ill effect, eh? Thank you!!!
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Old 02-05-08, 02:48 AM
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Don't buy those "CD-R" markers, any old Sharpie or soft tipped marker will work.
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Old 02-05-08, 06:52 AM
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Third vote for Sharpie.
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12th vote for sharpie
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Old 02-05-08, 08:46 AM
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The only thing one needs to worry about with CD's is, don't use a ballpoint pen or pencil. Other than that, any kind of marker will be fine.
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