Our facility operates 2 HP DesignJet 800ps large format printers. They print on glossy photo paper 42″ wide. We have the following requirements:
- posters must be submitted in PDF format
- posters will be printed to the dimensions specified by the source file, as long as at least one dimension doesn’t exceed 42″
- posters must be received 48 hours in advance of pickup
- pickup times must be scheduled with our staff in advance
- payment, in the form of Recharge Order Request (ROR), cash, or check, must be received prior to or at the time of pickup
Please do not prepare a P-39/ROR form. Recharges are processed online. If you provide your fund manager’s contact information and the appropriate FAU BioAdmin Fund Management will contact them.
The cost of posters is $17 per linear foot, rounded up to the nearest foot.
BioAdmin Poster FAQ
Poster Printing FAQs
We prefer to print your poster in PDF format, please submit your file in pdf format so that all the colors will be accurate and will look exactly as you would want it to. Though we can print in other formats PDF is the best when it comes to printing with the accuracy of the CMYK color scheme.
We do not provide posters that are Laminated or UV Resistant
We do not provide poster tubes (you can purchased them at the student store, Fed Ex – Kinkos, Staples or Office Depot)
Q: Do You Print Posters on Cloth material?
A: Because we want to provide you with the best service at this time we do not print on cloth the only types of paper that we print on is semi-gloss or satin instant dry
Q: How long do your prints last
A: Our Prints are not meant to be a long lasting or permanent solution. Even though they look great they do not last long in any kind of direct light, over time it will fade, due to the fact that the ink we use is not UV resistant.
Q: What type of printers do you use for poster printing?
A: Currently we have 2 HP Designjet 800 Printers this helps us to deal with a high number of posters in considerably less time
Q: How much does it cost to print a poster?
A: The paper that we print on has a max width of 42 inches. Our price is $17 per linear foot, and we round up to the nearest foot. We have a large paper trimmer for posters less than 42″ wide.
Q: When and where can I pickup my poster:
A: You will be notified when the poster is ready for pickup outside 200 Hershey Hall. If you are paying with cash or check you’ll need to arrange to pay for the poster before retrieving it.