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TEAC P-55C Color Thermal Printer

The TEAC P-55C is a high-resolution thermal disc printer that prints directly onto CD and DVD discs with amazing photo-realistic clarity and speed.
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Manufacturer: TEAC
Part Number: E03101
Mfg Part #: P-55C-210

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TEAC’s new P-55C thermal printer changes the standards for image resolution, quality and print speeds. TEAC P-55C is the world’s only dye-sublimation thermal retransfer disc printer providing the world’s highest image quality and fastest print speeds in its product class. It is also the only four-color CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) thermal printer with “True Black.”

With the available VersaMax ribbon, the print compatibility of the P-55C greatly increases. There is no need for specialized media kits anymore. If you have a favorite media, you may choose to print on the same media!

TEAC’s P-55C printer holds the disc from the center hub for the most precise disc handling available. TEAC has been in the optical business for over twenty years. This experience gives them the expertise to make the best and the most accurate technology for disc handling and printing.

For professional, reliable, and fast results, the TEAC P-55C is the choice of professionals everywhere.

Key Features

  • Fastest Print Speeds, up to 68 discs per hour
  • New “Quiet Operation” Technology
  • Center-Hub Disc Positioning for Better Disc Handling
  • Revolutionary Printing System
  • Dye-Sublimation
  • Professional Photo-Quality 400 DPI Print Resolution
  • Bleed Free and UV Stable
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Compatible



Model P-55C-210
Printing Method Thermal Re-Transfer Printing
Media 12 cm and 8cm CD/DVD Disc
Ribbon Capacity 500 images/ribbon (Full Color, Photo, Versamax)
Print Resolution 400 dpi
Printing Speed 80 Sec/Disc (12 cm Disc)
Interface USB 2.0 and IEEE 1284 ECP
Printer Driver Windows VISTA/XP, Linux Fedora 9, 32-bit
Power Voltage 100-240 Vac | 50-60 Hz (manual switch)
Power Consumption 500W or less
Dimensions 11.875" (W) X 9.5" (H) X 16" (D)
Weight 48.5 lbs.


Black 104 per hour (35 seconds per print, cost about .20 per print)*
Color 68 per hour (53 seconds per print, cost about .33 per print)
Photo 58 per hour (62 seconds per print, cost about .50 per print)




1 Year Manufacturer Warranty


*requires special cartridges and 4 transfer ribbons (2 sets) per black ribbon = 2000 prints