Printers

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Level 2 badge used at Pikes Peak Makerspace

Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) maintains 2 desktop printers for all our members to use (Level 1).

Our new DTF (Direct to Film - heat transfer) printer is a Level 2 piece of kit.

Additional PPM training is required to use any of our Level 2 equipment.


Contact Us if you cannot find your answer here on our Wiki or if you notice any info that is outdated.

 


Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Area Contact — Mathew Palfenier

To help out with the printers at PPM, post your ideas and comments on our Slack channel #printer-suite.

Classes

PPM announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup
Our classes are run by dedicated volunteers who generously offer their time and expertise. As a result, class schedules and availability may be subject to change and limitations from time to time.
Please know that our volunteers are passionate about sharing their knowledge and ensuring a positive learning experience for all. We are grateful for their commitment and dedication to our community. Together, we can create a supportive, cooperative, and understanding community!

Training

  • Do not expect files on the computers to be saved, use your own thumb drive or cloud backup.
  • Computers are for professional use only (e.g. no cruising Facebook/pointless browsing).

Links to external sites:
Direct-to-film printing — on Wikipedia
Epson EcoTank Photo ET-8550

Equipment Lists

Printers

Picture Item Manufacturer/
Model
Color Features Resources Owner
Direct To Film

printer

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EPSON

ET-8550

Color

6 inks,

including white

Upgraded to

Direct To Film

Colin
Canon G7020
All-In-One

ink jet

printer

Level 1 badge
Canon

G7020

Color

(4 inks)

Duplexing

(2-sided printing),

borderless printing

manual PPM

hp 600 printer

B/W

laser

printer

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hewlett packard

LaserJet 600 M602

B/W Fast,

(up to 52 ppm)

manual PPM

Other Equipment

Item Manufacturer/
Model
Color Features Resources Owner
ID card

printer

Magicard

RIO 2E

Color 1-sided Support home PPM
flatbed

scanner

Fujitsu

fi-6770A

Color 2-sided,

90 pages/minute

Manual Downloads PPM

Donations Received

Wish List

Pikes Peak Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so we can provide a receipt for any donations you make.

Benefits

PPM members enjoy discounts at the following local merchants:
(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft of Colorado Springs 10% discount    4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street
Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers
At home LightBurn subscriptions can be purchased at a discounted rate for being a PPM member.
The discount code is saved as a Pinned Message in our 'laser-cutter' channel in Slack.

Policies

Materials

SCAN QR CODE TO PAY FOR USE of the DTF printer.

Red Tags

If equipment needs repairs, place a Red Tag on it and report it via the Pikes Peak Makerspace Slack channel #red-tags-issues
This advises others on the malfunctioning equipment and ensures that actions can be taken to service/repair the equipment promptly.
For more information, review our New Member Orientation wiki page.

Related Pages

Links to related PPM Wiki pages:

  Printers — Dye Sublimation  
  Printers — Large Format  
  Vinyl Cutting  
  Computers — Windows  
  Computers — Mac and Apple  
  Infrastructure at PPM  
QR Codes

For Additional Help

Use the PPM Slack channel #printer-suite
List of all PPM Slack channels
Note that we have a Slack channel (#job-board) for members to post, discuss, or accept job opportunities either within PPM or from the community.

PPM Tool Color Map — Interactive

Search the PPM Wiki — include both Content pages and Multimedia

Contact Us if you cannot find your answer here on our Wiki or if you notice any info that is outdated.

Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative processes by providing shared space, shared tools, materials, software and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.