If you read around, it has been quoted that simple text takes about 2 minutes to burn, while labels at maximum resolution take about 18. These gray scale labels look pretty good already. No way in hell am I going to use sharpie markers when I'm archiving 7 seasons(49 discs) of a TV series. I'm really excited about this and was torn between NEC and the lesser known BenQ. Now my mind is pretty much made up.