OSS Productions Music Research Lab - Tel: 416-658-0049
CD Label and Film Specifications
We are running the film so don't worry about the below unless you are supplying your own film
A trapping spread of 2 pts is required on multi-colour projects. Without trapping, slight registration variations during printing. Adding a 2pt outline of the same colour around the object will resolves this.
Films are to be prepared Emulsion Side Down, Right Reading, Film Negative (positives can be processed at an additional cost). Colour choice must be specified for each film.Center cross hair and registration marks are needed on each film.
Optionally, simple label graphics (no CMYK or halftones) can be supplied either on computer diskette (Mac IBM Quark + fonts), or high quality b&w artwork (100 to 200% size). These services entail an additional cost. For different formats (including DOS), or other information, contact 800-443-3704
Halftone Image Process For The CD Surface
85 lines per inch separation 15 - 85% tonal range Elliptical dot shape Film angel 30 degrees A solid colour background is recommended.
Four Colour Process - CMYK (Picture Discs)
85 - 100 dots per inch. (85 preferred) 15 - 85% tonal range. Elliptical dot shape. Total dot density between 260 - 280. Smallest dot size 102 microns.