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Computer Commons Printers -- CT 156A

Printed output from central Computer Commons labs located in the CTLM, East Wing, may be sent to the following printers located near the Front Desk in CT 156A. All printouts sent to any CCIT central printer must be purchased. See this tablePDF versionText only version or check with Front Desk personnel for current cost for printouts.

gutenberg Gutenberg is a cluster of HP LaserJet M603xh printers with a maximum resolution of 1200x1200 dpi. Maximum paper size is 8 1/2 x 11 inches. These printers are capable of duplex printing. Output speed is rated at 62 ppm. This is the default printer for the Computer Commons.
   
kraken Kraken is an HP Color LaserJet M855xh printer with a maximum resolution of 1200x1200 dpi, and paper sizes of 8 1/2 x 11 inches (letter), 8 1/2 x 14 inches (legal) and 11 x 17 inches (tabloid). Duplex printing is available on this printer. Output speed varies based on the complexity of images, but is generally up to 46 ppm for B/W and color. This printer is recommended for most general color printing and does better with photographs and detailed images. Check with Front Desk personnel for details concerning user-provided paper for this printer.
   
GIR -- does not accept
print cards
GIR is an HP DesignJet T1200 Postscript HD large format color printer with a maximum resolution of 2400x1200 dpi. This printer is used primarily for presentation posters or large scale drawings and maps, with cost determined by the type and size of paper being printed to and by linear feet of paper taken from the roll. See a cost breakdown for this printer in the printer features tablePDF versionText only version or contact a Front Desk staff person for print cost information. This unit includes a large format scanner, supporting originals up to 41 inches in width, however, must have good quality originals and must have 5 documents or more. To use the scanner, please provide at least an hour's advance notice to the Front Desk.
   

ZIM -- does not accept
print cards

ZIM is an HP DesignJet T1200 Postscript large format color printer with a maximum resolution of 2400x1200 dpi. This printer is used primarily for presentation posters or large scale drawings and maps, with cost determined by the type and size of paper being printed to and by linear feet of paper taken from the roll. See a cost breakdown for this printer in the printer features tablePDF versionText only version or contact a Front Desk staff person for print cost information.

 

Library Printers -- LB200

Printed output from CCIT labs located in the Arthur Lakes Library may be sent to the following printer located near the Circulation Desk in Library. All printouts sent to any CCIT central printer must be purchased. See this tablePDF versionText only version or check with Circulation Desk personnel for current cost for printouts.

Boyd Boyd is an HP LaserJet M603xh printer with a maximum resolution of 1200x1200 dpi. Maximum paper size is 8 1/2 x 11 inches. This printer is capable of duplex printing. Output speed is rated at 62 ppm. Circulation desk personnel will not load user-provided paper in this printer. Special papers and transparencies should be done on copiers.

 

Output from all CCIT printers must be picked up and paid for at the printing site. Print cards, which provide a discount off the regular per page charges, may be purchased at the front desk. These may be used for printouts from Boyd and Gutenberg. All printouts must be purchased, including those with spelling, formatting, or other user errors. Users who do not pick up printouts or refuse to pay for output they have generated may be encumbered and/or lose their printing privileges. Additional printers are available in some teaching labs for in-class use only. Print queues and printouts for these printers are managed and distributed only during class time by faculty members teaching in the lab. Class printouts sent to any CCIT central printer located at the front desk of the Computer Commons must still be purchased.

Using CCIT Printers

Printers can be accessed from Windows systems in CCIT computer labs. Features available vary depending on the system or application you are using when you generate the printout. From Windows-based PCs, you will generally select the Print option from within the application you are using. When the print panel is displayed, choose the printer you want to send your output to from the pull down list. Be sure to select the appropriate options on this panel. Press the Properties button for advanced options. Use the Print Preview option, if it is available, to verify margins and check how the output will look before you send the print request and are committed to paying for it. Common print options to consider include:

  • Number of Copies
     
  • Portrait or landscape mode
     
  • Print all pages in the document, the current page, or a range of pages
     
  • Paper type (media) and source
     
  • Duplex printing (if appropriate - flip along short side or long side)
     
  • Print quality or Resolution

 

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