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About Makerspace Resources

Information about equipment available in the PUL Makerspace, how to get started, software to use, and links for project ideas.

Image Resources

Printing on Campus

Printer & Paper Types

  • Printer type: 11-Color plus Chroma Optimizer 44-inch Printer
  • Media width: 6 - 44"   |   Media thickness: 0.07 - 0.8 mm
  • Max. print resolution: 2400 x 1200dpi 
  • User Manual

We supply the following paper in the Makerspace:

  • 36" wide matte coated
  • 36" wide plain paper
  • 24" wide heavyweight matte coated
  • 24" wide adhesive matte vinyl

You may bring your own paper if approved ahead of time by Makerspace staff.

Access and Use

The PUL Makerspace large format printer is free to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff.

Getting Started

1. Make a reservation to use the large format printer here.

2. Prepare your file(s) ahead of time. Be sure your file(s) is in dimensions you desire, and save it as either a PDF or an Adobe Illustrator (.AI) file.

3. Save your project onto a USB flash drive, or you can borrow a flash drive in the Makerspace.

4. Check in with Makerspace staff at the time of your reservation. We'll walk you through the printing steps when we see you.

Large Format Printer Guidelines

Poster prints are limited to two standard paper and two heavyweight matte paper per month. This is based on a standard research poster size of 36"x48".

Our printers may not be used for mass production or commercial use.

Users must abide by copyright and trademark laws, as well as University, State, and Federal rules/laws.