Summary: Poster Printing Services
Poster printing services are available in the BHSI (via our HP Designjet 4000ps large
format printer) for the convenience of BHSI members, collaborators, and their students.
Paper: Our maximum paper width is 42" wide. It prints from a roll so there is no limit
to the length. We generally have medium- and heavy-weight bond (non-glossy) in widths
of 36" and 42" in stock. Glossy photo paper may need to be ordered. Please contact us to
see what is on hand.
Cost: $35.00 charged to a UGA account. This includes a draft print and the final (high
quality) print. Color or Black-and-white output.
Files: PDF, JPEG, and PowerPoint are recommended. We may be able to print others,
but be sure to include any fonts or support files if we need to run your files from their
For rasterized images (JPEG, TIF and Photoshop), your resolution at output size should
be at least 150 dpi. If you're unsure how to determine this, call or bring us your file and
we'll sort it out for you.
Enlarging existing files: In some cases, we can enlarge files without losing much if any
image quality, although rasterized images tend to lose quality. Submit your file and we'll
check it or run a test print.
Turnaround time: We try to run posters the same day you arrange to bring them in,
barring any technical difficulties with the printer (The BHSI has no IT support staff in