Microboards PF 3 CD/DVD Printer

PF 3 CD/DVD Printer

Now with Mac support! Printing high-quality, professionally finished CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs is fast, affordable, and radically simple with the Microboards PF-3 Print Factory. The printing process is easy, with a radically intuitive interface that anyone can operate; and its 100-disc capacity enables unattended printing. Simply set it up, walk away, and get on with business while the PF-3 Print Factory does the rest of the work for you. Utilizing our disc handling technology—for a smoother, cleaner image—and proven HP inkjet technology you’ll enjoy great-looking results. In fact, your discs shine bright and make the desired impact with brilliant color—in text and graphics—disc after disc after disc.


Part No: PF3-1000


Churches, schools, sales and marketing departments, government offices, videographers, and recording studios alike will benefit from the ease, speed, affordability, and professional results derived from the Microboards PF-3 Print Factory. You are certain to make a positive impression with finished CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, and HD-DVDs that look amazing, thanks to HP inkjet technology and the vibrant colors derived from HP Vivera inks. When you use the PF-3 Print Factory, the process of producing professionally finished discs—in mid-to-high volumes—is nearly effortless. Anyone—even novice users—can easily operate the printer, thanks to a radically intuitive user interface. Set it up and walk away—the 100-disc capacity enables automatic unattended printing of all your discs.

The industrial PF-3 Print Factory is your answer to printing discs quickly and cost-effectively—delivering discs with both text and graphics in less than 20 seconds and for only 25 cents per disc. SureThing label design software enables you to create labels with a professional flair. And whether you’re printing full-color, full-coverage discs or light coverage with text only, you’ll enjoy results of the highest quality. Our 4th generation disc handling technology provides smooth, clean images; and HP inkjet technology provides consistently brilliant color—in text and images—on each and every disc.

Take your efforts to the next level with Microboards innovation, and our service and support technicians who are always available—if or when you need them.

PF-3 Disc Printer
Part No. PF3-1000
Disc Input 100
Typical Weekly Throughput 100-250 Discs
Ink Cartridges 2 Cartridges: CMY (V102C) and K (V101B)
Printing Technology HP thermal inkjet
Cost per Disc 25 cents per disc (full-color, full-coverage)
Print Resolution 4800 dpi
Label Design Software SureThing (PC)

Disc Label (Mac)

Compatible Operating Systems Windows XP (32-bit only)

Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)

Mac OS 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 (Intel chipset only)

Minimum Processor P4 2.0 GHz or higher (PC)

Intel processor only (Mac)

Minimum RAM 512 MB required, 1 GB recommended
Hard Drive Requirements 7200 RPM IDE or SATA
Connectivity USB 2.0
Weight 39 lbs. (17.7kg)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 20" x 9" x 18" (50.8cm x 22.9cm x 45.7cm) (Add 2"/5.1cm H with input rods installed and 5"/12.7cm D with output bin installed)
PDF file icon Microboards PF-3 CD/DVD Printer
PDF file icon Quick Reference Guide
PDF file icon User's Manual
PDF file icon Quick Reference Guide
PDF file icon User's Manual

Ink Cartridges (2)

CX Black

CX Color Ink






Now with Mac OS 10.7, Windows 7 and 64-bit support!

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Full Installer for PF-3 Disc Printer


  - Includes software, drivers, and documentation


Windows Support:  XP / Vista / 7 (32 & 64-bit)

  Size:  58 MB  |  Release Date:  3/26/2010

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PF-3 Printer Driver


Windows Support:  XP / Vista / 7 (32 & 64-bit)

  Size:  16.5 MB  |  Release Date:  3/26/2010

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SureThing Label Designer

Design disc labels by adding backgrounds, pictures, and text. Print directly from SureThing or use with PrintWrite for full publishing needs. Comes standard with all disc publishers and disc printers.

SureThing 5 CD/DVD Labeler Software

Download: Standard - English (Version: 5.2.640.0 | Size: 15 MB)

Multilanguage - additional language support for Spanish, German, French, & Chinese Version: 5.2.640.1 | Size: 36 MB

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PF-3 Printer Driver


Mac Support:  OS 10.5, 10.6 & 10.7

  Size:  19.8 MB  |  Release Date:  4/15/2010

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DiscLabel Design & Print Application

Size: 23.8 MB | Version: 6.3.1 Quick Reference Guide 

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Disc Label from Smile Software

Like SureThing for the PC, Disc Label is the Mac label design software that comes standard with all Microboards disc publishers and disc printers.

Download: Smilesoft Disclabel Label Design Software (Version: 6.3.1)
- Quick reference guide

Mac Templates - for use in Adobe and other image software (.eps format)



Microboards MicroCare Warranty

MicroCare from Microboards offers the added insurance for your Microboards product in the event of a hardware failure. should a problem arise, we want you to take comfort in knowing you can have a new unit up and running in 48 hours. By purchasing a Microcare Rapid Replacement contract, you are guaranteed superb service, and in the event of a return-to-factory repair, we will cross-ship you a new or like-new replacement unit so that you will be up and running within 48 hours, saving you time and preventing loss of profit.

Microboards Extended Warranty

Beyond the initial one year parts and labor warranty Microboards offers an additional 1 and 2 years of depot warranty giving you up to three years of protection. If problems arise, send your unit back to Microboards for repair and Microboards will cover the cost to repair your system and the return shipping. One year or two year extended warranties are available within 30 days from original purchase of Microboards products.

Standard Warranty

All Microboards products feature a one year parts and labor warranty for service preformed at depot. Learn More >

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