The Print Depot Overview

Summary

This article provides an overview of the services of the Print Depot at the Lamson Learning Commons. 

Content

The Print Depot at Lamson Learning Commons a variety of printing resources for Plymouth State University students, faculty, and staff. Resources include large format printing, photo printing, lamination, and bulk printing.

Print Depot Hours

Update:

For Fall 2021 the Print Depot will only be processing jobs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and due to limited staff availability.

During the Academic Semester:

Pickup times: During Help Desk's operational hours. Please check the library website for the current hours.

Large Format and Photo Printing

We have an Epson Sure Color P800 photo printer which can handle photographic media from 4' x 6" to 17" x 22." The printer features 8-color pigment ink technology and has a maximum resolution of 2880 x 1440 dpi while utilizing variable sized ink droplets as small as 3.5 picoliters.

The wide-format printer is an HP Z-5400; a multi-roll printer which produces prints -- including posters, photos, line drawings, maps and more. The printer holds up to a 44" wide rolled media our current maximum size is 36"; we currently have a number of papers for the printer including poster paper, gloss, satin. Maximum resolution is 2400 x 1200 dpi with pigment-based inks.

Accepted file types PDF, .TIFF, .JPGPPTXAI

Want to know more about or large format printing? Check out the attached PowerPoint at the bottom of this page "Getting Ready to Print" for in-depth information about large format and photo printing.



Bulk Printing


We have a Xerox WorkCentre 7835i for bulk printing jobs. We currently offer 8.5"x11" plain paper, 8.5"x11" 28 lb paper and 11"x17" 28 lb paper. We do ask if you submit a bulk printing job, that your job be 20 pages of paper or more. The current costs for bulk printing are outlined in the Print Overview and below. We can print single or , please make the appropriate selection in the Print Depot form. At this time we can not offer a folding service for your documents, all documents will be processed and picked up as they were printed.

Accepted file types PDF DOCX

Lamination

The Pro-Lam PL-238WF 38" Wide Format Roll Laminator is a commercial roll laminator; our laminator is designed specifically for mounting and laminating output.

We also have small lamination sheets and a machine for 8.5"x11" projects.

We are able to do lamination only projects as well. You can drop your project off at Lamson Learning Commons Information Desk and submit our form with "lamination only" requested.
 

Pricing

Large Format (Poster Printing)

$10 per linear foot (charged based on the longest side)

Maximum current printable width is 36"

Instant dry paper

Photo quality with the ability to do a full bleed.

 

Photo Printing

4" x 6" (gloss) .75 per sheet

8.5" X 11" (matte) $1.25 per sheet

8.5" x 11" (gloss) $1.50 per sheet

11" x17" (matte) $2.25 per sheet

11" x 17" (gloss) $2.75 per sheet

 

Lamination

Large format Lamination
$1 a linear foot (charged by longest side) maximum width 36

Heat Activated Mounting Board *Available upon request (only in 2'x3' size.) $6.00 each
Please list your request for Heat Activated Mounting board in the "notes" section of the Print Depot form.

Small Lamination

We also have 8.5"x11" packet lamination available for $.30 per laminated sheet.

Bulk Printing

Plain Paper -
8.5"x11"
Black and white $0.05 per page minimum page cost sheets of $1.00 (20 page minimum)
Color $0.12 per page, minimum page cost sheets of $2.40 (20 page minimum)
Double-sided print jobs receive 20% discount.
Minimum black and white cost $0.80 (20 page minimum - 40 single-sided sheets) 
Minimum double-sided color cost $1.92  (20 page minimum - 40 single-sided sheets) 
28 lb Paper (thicker resume-type paper)

8.5"x11"
Black and white $0.07 per page minimum page cost sheets of $1.40  (20 page minimum)
Color $0.16 per page, minimum page cost sheets of $3.20  (20 page minimum)
Double-sided print jobs receive 20% discount.
Minimum black and white cost $1.12 (20 page minimum - 40 single-sided sheets) 
Minimum double-sided color cost $2.56 (20 page minimum - 40 single-sided sheets) 

11"x17"

Black and white $0.10 per page minimum page cost sheets of $2.00 (20 page minimum)
Color $0.24 per page, minimum page cost sheets of $4.80 (20 page minimum)
Double-sided print jobs receive 20% discount.
Minimum black and white cost $1.60 (20 page minimum - 40 single-sided sheets) 
Minimum double-sided color cost $3.84 (20 page minimum - 40 single-sided sheets) 


We can print paper brought into the Print Depot in special cases, for any requests on this front please submit the Print Depot form, and we can provide more information. Our Xerox can work with paper between 16 lb. bond and 140 lb. bond paper.

Payment and Policy Information

Forms of payment: cash, credit or PSU department FOAPAL. Payment is due at the time of printing. Please note: we are not able to accept personal checks nor . PSU Print Quota and PSU Flex Cash cannot be used to pay for Print Depot services. Be sure to proofread your work. We do not allow for free reprints for spelling errors or poor image/file quality. If you are printing a project at the end of the semester, please note that is a high-volume time for our printers. We do ask that you submit print projects at least 72 hours prior to your desired print processing time. Keep in mind we do not at this time process submissions on Saturdays or Sundays. Some print(s) will take longer depending on the print medium and our queue. Keep in mind print time(s) will vary.

Print Submission

Please follow the instructions and submit your print(s) to us online at our Print Depot Form and click on "Request Service" Once you have submitted a print and it has gone through successfully you should receive an automated email notification.

Please take note - if your file is over 50 MB you will have to upload it to OneDrive following the instructions in order to submit your file(s) to the Print Depot.

An outline of the instructions for OneDrive
 
One Drive
1. Upload your file to your Microsoft OneDrive Account
2. Once uploaded click on your file and select "get link"
3. Select "edit link - no sign-in required" in the menu.
4. Paste the URL from the box that appears in the box below.
 

Need additional help?

Please fill out the Print Depot Form with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.

Details

Article ID: 2886
Created
Fri 10/2/20 5:16 PM
Modified
Fri 9/10/21 12:42 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
Plymouth State University (PSU)