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I am producing an A0 poster. I have been told that the printer is a Canon iPF8300.

The spec says;

Maximum Print Resolution 2,400 x 1,200 dpi

Nozzle Pitch 1200 dpi x 2

I'm not sure what these numbers mean. i.e why the max print ratio is 2:1, I thought that it would be square like he nozzle pitch.

Would I be right in thinking that it would be 39732px x 56184px for A0 (33.11 x 46.82)

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Just print at 300ppi, so if it is 33.11 inches wide, 33.11 x 300 = 9933px, 46.82 tall, 46.82 x 300 = 14046px.

You should supply an image at 9933px x 14046px (not taking into account bleed/trim)

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Thank you John, how did you calculate 300ppi? or is that the limit of human vision? –  Andrew Apr 22 '13 at 19:52
    
You're welcome. 300 is industry standard for print. –  John Apr 22 '13 at 23:21
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