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ADVERTISER DESKTOP CHECKLIST
Sea Technology Magazine
1501 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1001 • Arlington, VA 22209-2403
Phone: (703) 524-3136 • Fax: (703) 841-0852
e-mail:
seatechads@sea-technology.com


Company Name:
Advertiser (if different):
Contact Person:
Phone:
E-mail:
Fax:
Insertion Month:
   

A COLOR PROOF (CHROMALINE) IS REQUIRED when a color ad is submitted.

WE CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR COLOR REPRODUCTION
if a color ad is not accompanied by an appropriate color proof.

When a color proof is not provided, A $50 PRODUCTION CHARGE
will automatically be assesed for us to pull a color proof.

 

DIGITAL GRAPHICS REQUIREMENTS
Attach this form and laser prints of each file (the laser print must be at 100%, with crop and registration marks. Indicate color breaks and include any special instructions)
   
NOTE: a COLOR PROOF (chromaline) is required when a color ad is submitted. We can not be held responsible for color reproduction if a color ad is not accompanied by an appropriate hard copy color proof. When a color proof is not provided, a $50 PRODUCTION CHARGE will automatically be assessed to cover the cost of having a color proof made by our printer.
   
A copy of all screen and printer fonts (Macintosh fonts only!)
   
Resolution of the illustration (TIFF, EPS or PDF only) must be at least 300 dpi.
   

   
PLATFORM AND SOFTWARE
Compass Publications can accept either Macintosh or PC-based files, provided they are created in one of the programs listed below.
please indicate platform:
Macintosh PC
   
CHECK THE APPLICABLE PROGRAMS
Digital Camera Freehand 8.0
       
Adobe InDesign CS2 QuarkXPress 6.5
       
Adobe Illustrator CS2    
   
Adobe Photoshop CS2
(if you are submitting a Photoshop file that contains a JPEG image, please be sure that under Encoding you choose the BINARY option. This must be done because we operate on a Mac platform, not a PC.)
   
PageMaker 6.5
(if you are submitting an ad created in PageMaker, please call us before submitting your disk!)
   
WE DO NOT ACCEPT FILES PREPARED IN CORELDRAW OR POWERPOINT.
   

   
WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR AD

Via disk (100 MB Zip disk or 650 MB photo CD)

Via FTP (Please contact us for instructions regarding uploading your file to our FTP site)

Via e-mail (All internet files MUST be compressed)

   
DO NOT E-MAIL FILES LARGER THAN 4MB!
THESE FILES COULD BE DELETED AT THE SERVER
   

   
DOCUMENT
please indicate:
File Name Program & Version No. of graphics









   

   
FONTS
True Type Fonts cannot be accepted. If we don't have the font you've used, we will substitute another font. Line endings and/or line lengths may vary from provided laser prints. (Macintosh fonts only!)
   
ARTWORK
Please send all placed or linked artwork, and list each of the file names below. Also denote the file format; i.e., TIFF, EPS or PDF. Important: if you are using EPS files created in QuarkXPress or Freehand 3.2 or earlier, please send the original file as well as the EPS file. All scan sizes and color comments should be clearly indicated when submitting art for scanning. All files must be converted to CMYK mode, not RGB.
   
File
Name
Type
(EPS, TIFF)
Used as FPO? No. of
Graphics
































   

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS,
SEND NEGATIVES OR ORIGINAL ART
(Production charges will be assessed!!)

   

   
MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
Page Unit
inches
wide
inches
deep
mm
wide
mm
deep
1 page
7"
10"
177
254
2/3 page
4-9/16"
10"
115
254
1/2 page (island)
4-9/16"
7-1/2"
115
190
1/2 page (horiz.)
7"
4-7/8"
177
123
1/2 page (vert.)
3-5/16"
10"
84
254
1/3 page (square)
4-9/16"
4-7/8"
115
123
1/3 page (horiz.)
7"
3-3/16"
177
82
1/3 page (vert.)
2-3/16"
10"
55
254
1/4 page
3-5/16"
4-7/8"
84
123
1/4 page (horiz.)
7"
2-5/16"
177
59
1/6 page (vert.)
2-3/16"
4-7/8"
55
123
 
Bleed Sizes
inches
wide
inches
deep
mm
wide
mm
deep
Single page
8-1/8"
11"
206
280
Spread, 2 negs each
8-1/8"
11"
206
280
1/2 Horiz. spread
8-1/8"
4-7/8"
206
124
2/3 page
5"
11"
127
280
Spread, gutter only
7-1/4"
10"
184
254
Trim size
7-7/8"
10-3/4"
200
273
Image area
7"
10"
177
254
         
[All text ("essential copy") must be within the image area]

Printing: Offset. Dot gain is 25%.

Binding: Perfect bound.

   
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