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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.

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 Stylus Pro 9900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
44" wide Premium Luster or Enhanced Matte

$6.00/linear ft.

Advanced Media Printer        
Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
17" wide Clear Film Transparency 

$4.00/linear ft.

Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
24" wide Glossy 

$4.00/linear ft.

Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
24" wide Ultrasmooth Fine Art

$6.50/linear ft.

Epson Stylus Pro 7900
(Photo Quality Inkjet)
24" wide Hot Press Bright Smooth Matte

$6.50/linear ft.

3D Printing

Standard 3D Printing

Submit your Zortrax 3D print files to the queue by bringing your formatted .zcode file on a USB memory stick to the Digital Output Lab Assistant. To prepare your file, consult the Zortrax Quickstart Guide. The lab assistant will provide you with a receipt to pick up your finished print, and you will receive an email when your print starts.

Printer Supported Media Price
Zortrax M200  

ABS Filament

(black / white / first available) 

free

Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D printing jobs are now submitted online! First, request an estimate at go.illinois.edu/art3DprintEstimate.

After you submit this request, you will receive an automated email reply. A print estimate with the estimated cost and projected start time for your print should be expected within 1-2 business days. After you receive this estimate, you must confirm the estimate to reserve your place in the queue within 24 hours. If you confirm the estimate after 24 hours, the cost will likely remain accurate, but the projected start time may change. You will be notified of the revised start time, but it will be considered automatically confirmed, unless you respond with a cancellation prior to the start time of the print.

Printer Supported Media Price
Stratasys Dimension Elite     ABS Filament

$2.50/cubic in.

Form 2 Various Resins (clear, castable, flexible)    

Varies by material ($.25 - $.40/ml)

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 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 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 24"

$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