…Primera’s Bravo 4100-Series Disc Publishers and Printers are the fastest desktop disc printers and publishers in the world. It takes just six (6) seconds to print each disc with 100% coverage in near-perfect quality. Features include separate ink cartridges for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black (CMYK)…
An excellent video of the inner workings of a commercial disc replication factory.
How long does the print take when you include disc picking mechanism?
Just a little over 20 seconds. The 4100 series includes the improvements to the disc picking mechanism that were developed in the last Xi update. That makes the mechanics about 300% faster than previous Bravo units.
What about print costs?
The 4100 Series has separate ink cartridges for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. (The first Primera printer or publisher to do this.) This means you replace only the color that needs replenishing, saving money on each printed disc. This places the cost per disc at around 6 to 12-cents per disc. This is definitely Primera’s most affordable disc publishing option.
Any other changes?
The chassis has been updated and now has more metal parts. It makes the unit slightly heavier but more robust.
BurnAware is a very simple and easy to use CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc burning app. You can use it to create data backups, audio CDs and to create or burn ISO image files. The free version does not support disc copying or bootable discs.
Another good freeware app to burn CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. Like BurnAware, you can create and burn ISO images. However, with this software you can create bootable discs and convert BIN/NRG files to ISO.
StarBurn from Rocket Division is a nice full-featured CD/DVD/Blu-ray burning app. It has a nice GUI interface that splits your burning options into audio, video, and data. You can burn images and build ISO images also. Unique features include the ability to erase a disc and to compress audio.
ImgBurn has been one of my favorite CD/DVD burning apps for a long time and now it also supports Blu-ray discs, which makes it even better! It has a bunch of other features that make it popular, including supporting the latest drives, the ability to batch create images, support for a wide range of image file formats, and lots more.
5. Express Burn
Express Burn uses a propreitary optimization system and claims to be the fastest CD/DVD burning software. Not sure if that’s true or not! Has all the features mentioned earlier, plus some extra like recording video files to PAL or NTSC format and choice of widescreen or standard format for DVD authoring.