Author Archives: Jay Buckley

About Jay Buckley

Owner of MegaPrint Inc.

We do more than just posters!

We print a lot of research posters, but we do a lot of other things too. In this case we printed signs that helped out customer do a display of recent research the company had done. We also do a … Continue reading

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Poster Session in Plymouth

I was surprised to learn that a group from MIT was coming to town for a scientific meeting this week. Plymouth doesn’t attract a lot of this sort of thing, although I suppose we should. Maybe the conference organizers are skiers! … Continue reading

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Waste is not all bad

I had an interesting observation this weekend. I realized that we try so hard to eliminate waste that we become more wasteful. You need to be willing to waste materials, time, and money if you are going to do any … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Have Us Print Your Poster

We had two Gordon Conference researchers come in today, and we printed their poster while they waited. I asked them how they normally printed a poster. They said that they had a poster printer in their office, which was in … Continue reading

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Many Research Posters Fast

It happens pretty regularly here. A poster session is happening, and someone is collecting all the files to send to a printer. Naturally, everyone waits until the last minute. A lot of posters need to be printed in a hurry. … Continue reading

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Correct Poster Sizes

We are often asked “What size should I make my poster?” The answer is, the people at the conference will tell you, usually on the web page with all the other presenter information. Such as when it is, where, etc. … Continue reading

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UV Inks and Posters

From time to time someone puts one of their posters up where it gets a lot  of sun, and after a while the poster fades. This can also happen under some fluorescent lighting, especially when the poster is very close … Continue reading

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PowerPoint’s Purple Problem

There’s a problem with some printers giving you blues that look more like purple when you print from PowerPoint. The reason is that PowerPoint works in the RGB color space, and the interpretation of RGB into the CMYK colors that a printer … Continue reading

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What Really Happens at a Poster Session

So, a poster session is where everyone exchanges ideas about your area of science, right? Well, sure. But there’s also something else happening that you should be aware of: people are cruising the conference for talent. If you think about … Continue reading

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Putting Type in a Photo

Putting type in a poster photo can be problematic, since the photo can vary from light to dark. Dark type can’t be seen in dark areas, and vice-versa. Often you’ll want to put type in a photo to label or … Continue reading

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