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Art Foundation Computer Lab

AFO Students can make an appointment in person with lab monitor on duty during Computer Lab Open Hours to use the following equipment:

  • Large Format Epson Photo Printer (no advance reservation needed – sign-up is on a first come, first served basis)
  • Epson Sure-Color Garment Printer
  • LaserPro Laser Engraver
  • UV Printer (starting in October 2019).

We only accept RamBucks as payment for printing services

Computer Lab Open Hours: Fall 2019

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-9pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-3pm

Large Format Epson Photo Printer: JPG or TIFF files, 300 dpi, save image as final print dimension, bring file to lab tech on a thumb drive, Maximum paper width: 44” 

  • Epson Presentation Matte Paper: $1.50 square foot
  • Epson Archival Matte Paper: $7.50 square foot

Epson Sure-Color Garment Printer: Prints on white or light colored natural fiber, like cotton (100% cotton works best) CMYK ink – no white ink, Print size up to 14×16”, JPG, TIFF, PNG files, 300 dpi, fabric should be larger than 14×16” to tuck into platen frame. 

  • First Print: $5
  • Second Print on Same Garment: $2.50 (example: front and back of shirt). 

LaserPro Laser Engraver: Must set up appointment beforehand. Adobe Illustrator (.ai) files only, No PVC plastic or corrugated cardboard.

View more information about the laser engraver (.PDF)

UV Printer: Prints on various flat materials: wood, acrylic, plastic, metal, cardboard, leather, fabric, toast…Maximum print size: 12”Wx24”Hx5”D 

Price depends on the size of print:

  • Small: $5.50
  • Medium: $8.50
  • Large: $10.50

Other available equipment: Epson flatbed scanners, Mac desktop computers, Silhouette vinyl craft cutters, free black and white 8.5×11” printing 

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