CAED Plot Center

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Building 21, Room 131A

Fall 2021

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

By appointment only during finals week, first week of the quarter, academic holidays, and summer quarter

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Payment method: Credit Card, Apple Pay, and Google Pay

$0.10 Black 8.5x11" or 11x17" Laser Copier
$0.20 Color 8.5x11" or 11x17" Laser Copier
$0.80 per sq ft KIP 36" Laser Printer
$1.20 per sq ft Canon 36" Inkjet Printer
$1.20 per sq ft Canon 42" Inkjet Printer

How to Plot

KIP Laser Plotter 36"
Canon InkJet Plotters 36" and 42" (High quality)

Plotting Guidelines

Plot files should be PDF
Plotting is self serve with a lab monitor to help with questions
Flatten layers from within Acrobat
Flatten layers in Photoshop and compress files in InDesign or Illustrator
Maximum width and height: W 35.5" X H 72" (for 36" printers)
Maximum width and height: W 41.5" X H 72" (for 42" printers)
Orient your posters to landscape mode

Other Plotting Options

Cal Poly Print and Copy
Coastal Reprographic Services
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
The UPS Store

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