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CAD Suites and Large Format Printing

CAD software, in particular 3D design software, requires a higher specification computer which is offered in our CAD suites.

 Generally a larger monitor is required plus a higher specification processor, additional RAM, a higher specification graphics card and a 64bit operating system. One of the largest PC rooms is fitted with this specification of computer is to be found in Harris Building.

Room HB144A is equipped with 40 CAD specification computers and 4no. large plasma screens for teaching purposes.

Colour A4/A3 printing, scanning and photocopying is available within this room as is large format colour printing. These printers are all accessible from the university network.

A second large format colour printer identical to the one in this room is available on the ground floor of the library. It is also accessible from the network.

Detailed Information

Kit List

  • HB144A - Oce Colorwave 700 large format networked colour printer; Library ground floor - Oce Colorwave 700 large format networked colour printer; HB144A - Colour A4/A3 printer/scanner/photocopier; HB144A - 40no. CAD specification PCs plus 4no. plasma screens for presentation; HB110 - 16no. open access CAD specification PCs; CM033 - 48no. open access CAD specification PCs; CM006 - 25no. open access CAD specification PCs; VB026 - 24no. open access CAD specification PCs; VB213 - 18no. open access CAD specification PCs

Availability

The opening times of these facilities are the same as the opening times of the building.

Out of hours access can be arranged in conjunction with security.

Location

The CAD Suites and Large Format Printing can be found in HB144A, HB110, CM033, CM006, VB026 and VB213 of the Harris Building, Computing and Technology Building and Victoria Building

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