Printing and Plotting
NOTE: For Specific instructions on installing printers and plotters on your computer, submitting plot jobs, and checking your Print Bill, please see the INTERNAL PRINT/PLOT documentation.
The general info below is true for all printers and plotters at the GSD.
Cost Recovery Policy
All GSD students are charged PER PAGE for all printing and PER LINEAR FOOT for plotting at the rates shown below. Charges are accumulated and appear on TERM BILL approx every three weeks from September - May.
REFUNDS may be granted for obvious 'out-of-ink-or-paper' problems, by petition at Helpdesk, Room 520.
All black & white laser printers are are Hewlett Packard 9040 models. Their naming convention is based on the printer's location (see chart below). All are capable of duplex printing and are loaded with letter and tabloid size paper. Cost is $0.05 (five cents) per page.
|Laser-L41||Basement, Room L41|
|Laser-5South||5th Floor, near main elevator|
|Laser-5North||5th Floor, outside room 516|
|Laser-2North||2nd Tray, North End|
|Laser-2South||2nd Tray, South End|
|Laser-3North||3rd Tray, North End|
|Laser-3South||3rd Tray, South End|
|Laser-4North||4th Tray, North End|
|Laser-4South||4th Tray, South End|
|LHPLJ4200-1||Loeb Library Basement Level|
|LHPLJ4200-2||Loeb Library Lobby Level|
The GSD has several high performance, color laser printers called Xerox Phaser 7760's. The table below lists locations and features. The Phasers are on the network, so the installation and printing process is like the black and white lasers.
|Xerox Phaser 7760 (details)||5th floor (near main elevator), 3rd floor (under the center stairwell)||Letter, Tabloid, Tabloid Extra||$.50 /pg (Letter)
$1.00 /pg (Tabloid and Tabloid Extra)
Large Format Plotters
We own six HP 7100 Designjet Plotters and one HP1100 DesignJet Plotter. We also own a black and white only plotter made by Océ (pronounced "oh-say"). During mid and final review periods we rent additional plotters. See the table below for more info.
|HP Design Jet 7100||Distributed throughout the trays, under the stair wells||Matte or HP Instant Dry Semi-Gloss
||$2.00 per linear foot for Matte, $2.25 per linear foot for semi-gloss|
|HP Design Jet 1100
w/ sheet feeding capability
|2nd Fl Lounge
||Paper is supplied by the user||$2.00 per linear foot|
|Oce TDS400||Outside room 520||Bond Paper Only||$1.00 per linear foot|