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Old Jun 4, 2005, 10:08 AM   #1
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So far I contacted US about a tray and they would not give me one even though I told them I purchased it in Europe. Instead of an email address they gave me a url which led me to nowhere. Anyone find the trays yet?
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Old Jun 5, 2005, 11:45 AM   #2
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Printing CDs with the real tray + mod'd US version = very cool.
Because the inner tray assembly doesn't have the pickup rollers as the non-us version designed for CD printing, you have to push it in further than the arrows indicated for lineup. (look at the tray's embedded diagram)

As a result the printer with take the tray in/out a couple times to align it via the optical CDR sensors (foil tape, Al foil, -- the square sensors).

I don't have printable media yet so I just attach my labels to the media that has just been burned, using a neato CD stomper. WORKS GREAT!!

I did do one printable CDR. (see attached image)
(please no funny comments on the content!) :G
I need to adjust inner diameter ring for printable area.

I used Discus for Mac. The Canon CD Label is very weak. i.e. graphics can't be resized, when placed on the CD.

You can use anything you want if you
For printing DVDs with Nero Cover Designer, posted by S.V. Groeneveld ( check out google groups)
> Create the new template:

> 1) In Nero Cover Designer goto File -> Paper Stocks
> 2) In the list select 'User-defined Stocks' and press the 'Add Stock'
> button
> 3) Give the new stock a nice name, eg. "CD-Tray PIXMA 4000"
> 4) Set width = 131.0mm, height = 238.7mm (got these from Printer
> Preferences dialog)
> 5) Press the 'Add Item' button and select 'Label'
> 6) Set outer radius = 59.0mm, inner radius = 22.0mm (or 11.0mm for a small
> hole in the middle)
> 7) Set position X = 6.5mm, Y = 87.0mm

> Print onto disc:

> 1) In Nero Cover Designer goto File -> New and select any disc template
> (this is not the one created above)
> 2) Select the tab "Disk 1"
> 3) Choose your freshly created paper format from the drop-down box on top
> 4) Now paint your cover...
> 5) Goto File -> Print
> 6) On tab 'Elements' unselect the things you don't want
> 7) On tab 'General' press the 'Setup' button, and choose PIXMA 4000
> 'Properties'
> 8) On tab 'Main', set Media type to "Printable disc (recommended)" (this
> will also select "Disc tray" as paper source)
> 9) On tab 'Page Setup', set Page size to "CD-R tray B"
> 10) OK, OK, OK

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