Spec Sheet

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File Format:

  • Any native document with supporting fonts/files (indesign, illustrator, photoshop, etc...), or high-rez PDF, TIF, PSD, etc...
  • If saving to PDF please make sure you save as a high-rez pdf (“Press Quality” or better)
    • Make sure document raster/effects settings (high-rez 300 dpi) Applies to effects used in illustrator/indesign
    • Downsampling: “none”
    • Compression: “zip”

Additional Specs:

  • Specify PMS colors if possible
  • Convert text to curves/outlines (to avoid font conflicts)
  • Include all supporting files (images, art, fonts)
  • If you use effects in illustrator, indesign, etc., set the raster settings for the document at 300dpi, transparent, and do not “preserve spot colors” (this does funky things when exported as a PDF)

For Billboards:

  1. Create all layouts at 300 dpi, scale: 1” = 1’
  2. Include pantone coated colors, for spot colors.
  3. Include all fonts: postscripts, Suitcase, True Type, etc....
  4. Make sure to include ALL images used in the layout.

Sizing Examples:

If your billboard is 14’x48’, Create it 14”x48” at 300 dpi.
If you billboard is 6’x12’, Create it 6”x12” at 300 dpi.

For High Resolution Printing:

  1. Create all layouts full size at a minimum of 100dpi
  2. Include pantone coated colors, for spot colors.
  3. Include all fonts; postscripts, Suitcase, True Type, etc....
  4. Make sure to include ALL images used in the layout.

Sizing Examples:

If your ad is 72”x48”, Create it 72”x48” at 100dpi
If your ad is 30”x144”, Create it 30”x144” at 100dpi

File Delivery:

  1. If you can send large files via email, we can receive file sizes up to 100mb.
    Send email to: info@Maxxink.net
  2. If you are familiar/comfortable with FTP you can upload it to our FTP server:

    FTP Host: maxxink.net
    User: maxxupload
    Password: Maxxink275 (case sensitive)

    Tip: If you’re having trouble connecting, make sure MODE is PASSIVE and PORT# is 21

    If you are sending your file via FTP, please send us an email noting the filename once upload is complete.

  3. If you are not comfortable with FTP you could use an online service (a few listed below)
    Send link to: info@Maxxink.net

If you have questions about sending artwork, just give us a call.