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Digital Commons & Computer Classrooms

The Digital Commons (235 A+D) and Computer Classrooms (225, 229, 228, and 232 A+D) are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Closed for University Holidays and breaks. The Digital Output Lab assistant in 235A can help you find and get started using the equipment that you need.

Laser Printing Pricing

Printer Supported Media Price
Xerox Phaser 5550DT
(B&W Laser)
24 lb. Letter, 60 lb. Letter, Tabloid, Duplex, Manual Feeds    

$.05 (letter)

$.10 (tabloid)

Xerox ColorQube 9201    
(Color Solid Ink)
24 lb. Letter, 60 lb. Letter, Tabloid, Duplex, Manual Feeds     

$.10 (letter)

$.20 (tabloid)

Xerox Phaser 7100
(Color Laser)
24 lb. Letter, 60 lb. Letter, Tabloid, Duplex, Manual Feeds   

$.20 (letter)

$.30 (tabloid)

Digital Output Lab

Digital Output Lab Hours

  • Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

3D Printing

There are several options for 3D printing available in the Digital Output Lab. To learn more, or submit files to the advanced 3D Print Queue, click here.

Inkjet Printing Pricing

Printer Supported Media Price
Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
16" wide Premium Luster or 17" wide Enhanced Matte    

$2.00/linear ft.

Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
24" wide Premium Luster or Enhanced Matte

$3.00/linear ft.

Epson SureColor P9000
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
44" wide Premium Luster or Enhanced Matte

$6.00/linear ft.

Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
24" wide Clear Film Transparency 

$6.00/linear ft.

Epson Technical Plotter
(Draft Quality Inkjet)
42" 20lb Bond Paper

$2.00/linear ft.

Risograph Printing 

To use the Risograph, you must first check out the Riso USB key from the Checkout Window. For more information go to http://go.illinois.edu/artRISO

Printer Supported Media Price
Risograph SF9450
(Black, Blue, Yellow, Fluorescent Pink, Metallic Gold, White)
Tabloid
(70 lb. text and 67 lb. cover)

$.06/copy

 

Service Desk

At the Service Desk, equipment is used through consultation with on-site lab assistant during open hours. Please consult with our lab assistants during open hours to schedule an appointment.

Service Desk Hours

  • Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Graphtec Vinyl Cutter

Get started by consulting the Graphtec Guide, and downloading the Adobe Illustrator Template.

Pricing

Material Media Width     Price
Colored Vinyl (Adhesive)     24"

$1.25/linear ft.

Mirror Vinyl (Adhesive) 24"

$3.00/linear ft.

Heat-Transfer Glitter Vinyl 10"

$3.00/linear ft.

Heat-Transfer Plain Vinyl 15"

$3.00/linear ft.

 

Mimaki CJV30-130 Vinyl Printer/Cutter

Get started by consulting the Mimaki Guide, and downloading the Adobe Illustrator Template.

Pricing

Material Media Width     Price
Matte Vinyl (Adhesive) 30"

$4.00/linear ft.

Matte Vinyl 54"

$7.00/linear ft.

Gloss Vinyl (Adhesive) 30"

$4.00/linear ft.

Clear Vinyl (Adhesive) 30"

$4.00/linear ft.

Clear Vinyl (Adhesive) 48"

$5.00/linear ft.

Clear Static Cling 54"

$6.00/linear ft.

Banner 37.5"

$7.00/linear ft.

Matte Canvas 54"

$7.00/linear ft.

Fabric Transfer 20"

$6.00/linear ft.

 

Laser Cutter Pricing

Get started by consulting the Laser Cutter Guide, and downloading the Adobe Illustrator Template

$2.00 setup fee per file plus $.20 per minute of cutting.

Materials that may be cut/etched:

    • Bristol Board
    • Chipboard
    • Corrguated Paper (cardboard)
    • Foamcore
    • Mat Board / Museum Board
    • Drawing / Watercolor paper Cover or Card Stock
    • Epson Inkjet Paper
    • Laser Prints
    • Iron-on Paper
    • Birch Plywood
    • Craft Plywood (up to 3/8 inch)
    • Basswood Composition
    • Hardboard (not MDF i.e. masonite, tempered wood)
    • Acrylic (Poly Methyl MethAcrylate)
    • Plastic Corrugated Board (PolyPropolyene)
    • Delrin (Poly TetraFlouroEthylene)
    • Flexible Craft Foam
    • Transparency Film (Acetate)
    • Mylar PETG (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) only less than 0.022” thick
    • PolyEster lightweight only
    • PolyPropylene lightweight only
    • Cotton
    • Industrial Wool
    • Artificial Felt
    • Natural Wool
    • Polyester (cannot contian Vinyl)
    • Leather (bonded or hide; cannot contain Vinyl)
    • *All fabrics must be mounted (except industrial wool) as described in the Laser Cutter Guide