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What is poster printing? 

  • Poster printers can print in larger sizes than the usual 8 1/2 by 11 (letter) or 8 1/2 by 14 (legal). 
  • They can print in black and white, grayscale, and color. 

MGA's Poster Printer is a Canon TA-30                       Canon Printer TA-30 Photo

  • Maximum width or height is 36 inches.
  • Software: Free Layout Plus. Click here to preview the software.
  • Papers: Canon Matte and Canon Glossy 
  • Preferred Files types: JPG, NEF, PNG, and PDF 
  • Able to print in black and white, grayscale, and color

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to use the makerspace's poster printer?

You can print five posters per semester. 

Can I...

Print presentation style posters? Yes.

Print posters for my organization's events? Yes.

Print posters for my dorm room? Yes.

Layout Modes

  • In the Fixed Layout mode, the patron can use already set lengths and widths for printing. This setting is good for those who know the length or width they want but not the corresponding measurement. More about fixed layout can be found here
  • Free Layout mode works for those who are more advanced users. Patrons will need to know what widths and heights they want to use when utilizing this resource. Click here for more info.

Contact a Campus:

478-471-2709 for the Macon campus library | 478-934-3179 for the Roberts Memorial Library at the Cochran campus | 478-275-6772 for the Dublin campus library

478-374-6833 for the Eastman campus library | 478-929-6804 for the Warner Robins campus library | On the Go? Text-A-Librarian: 478-285-4898

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