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Media Services: Large Format Printing

Guides for using our equipment and services

Large Format Printer

Service Charges

Price List:





Matte Paper




Glossy Paper




*The minimum charge is A2 size.

*30 minutes are essential for Glossy Paper to dry out.



For discussion or enquiries about the printing service, please contact Media Services at

Phone: 3917-7007 


General Information

The Epson large-format colour printer can be used to print large documents and images such as posters for academic conferences or events, artwork, maps, structural designs, signage, photos, and others. It can print on matte or glossy paper that is up to 36 inches wide.

Eligible Users

This service is available to current HKU faculty, staff and students by appointment only.

Printing Support

Print Formats      The sizes of printing range from smaller A2 to larger A0
Paper Type Matte and glossy papers
Supported Files  
         PDF       PS      AI  


  • This service requires payment in advance and is available up to one hour before the Media Services office closes.
  • Send your file to us via email so we can review it.  
  • Design your poster at the exact printing dimension.
  • The default colour for printing is CYMK.
  • Use large images. Small, low resolution images from the web will be pixelated when printed.
  • Once the print job has started, changes cannot be made. Library users are responsible for the cost of that print job plus the cost of any subsequent/altered prints.
  • Library reserves the right to decline a printing request or cancel a printing job if the object may infringe copyright or contain abusive constituents.