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Double Large Post

Double Large Post

Double Large Post, a paper size that commands attention with its substantial dimensions. As part of the ISO 216 standard, it measures an impressive 762 x 1067 mm or 30 x 42 inches. This makes it one of the largest sizes in the series, second only to the grand RA0.

Its sheer size lends itself well to applications where visibility and impact are paramount. Think large-scale advertising posters, architectural drawings, or detailed maps. The Double Large Post is not just about size; it's about making a statement.

Double Large Post paper dimensions


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2A046.81 x 66.221189 x 1682119 x 1683370 x 4768
A120.51 x 0.7113 x 181 x 237 x 51
4A066.22 x 93.621682 x 2378168 x 2384768 x 6741
A110.71 x 1.0218 x 262 x 351 x 74
A101.02 x 1.4626 x 373 x 474 x 105
A3+12.95 x 19.02329 x 48333 x 48933 x 1369
A1+23.98 x 35.98609 x 91461 x 911726 x 2591
A0+35.98 x 50.87914 x 129291 x 1292591 x 3662
A64.13 x 5.83105 x 14811 x 15298 x 420
A55.83 x 8.27148 x 21015 x 21420 x 595
A48.27 x 11.69210 x 29721 x 30595 x 842
A311.69 x 16.54297 x 42030 x 42842 x 1191
A91.46 x 2.0537 x 524 x 5105 x 147
A216.54 x 23.39420 x 59442 x 591191 x 1684
A82.05 x 2.9152 x 745 x 7147 x 210
A123.39 x 33.11594 x 84159 x 841684 x 2384
A72.91 x 4.1374 x 1057 x 11210 x 298
A033.11 x 46.81841 x 118984 x 1192384 x 3370

Interestingly, despite its European origins in the ISO series, Double Large Post has found significant usage in North America as well. It aligns closely with ANSI E from the American National Standards Institute's series - another testament to its versatility and global appeal.

The Double Large Post is more than just a paper size; it's a powerful tool for communication that transcends geographical boundaries and industries. Whether you're an architect drafting blueprints or a marketer creating eye-catching billboards, this paper size ensures your message stands out.

When you choose Double Large Post as your canvas of choice, you're not merely selecting a paper format; you're opting for impact and visibility on an international scale.

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Interesting facts about Double Large Post

1: Double Large Post paper is part of the ISO 216 standard

Double Large Post paper, also known as DLP, is a standardized paper size that falls under the ISO 216 international paper size standard. It is used primarily in countries like Germany and Austria.

2: Double Large Post has dimensions of 440 x 680 millimeters

The Double Large Post paper measures approximately 440 millimeters in width and 680 millimeters in height. Its unique dimensions make it suitable for various printing and publishing purposes.

3: DLP is equivalent to two A3 sheets side by side

If you place two A3 sheets next to each other horizontally, their combined width will be equal to the width of a Double Large Post sheet. This equivalence allows for easy comparison and understanding of its size.

4: The aspect ratio of DLP is approximately 1.55

The aspect ratio refers to the proportional relationship between the width and height of a paper size. In the case of Double Large Post, its aspect ratio is around 1.55, which means it is slightly elongated compared to square-shaped papers.

5: DLP was historically used for posters and large format prints

In the past, Double Large Post paper was commonly utilized for creating posters, large format prints, architectural drawings, and other visual displays that required ample space for content or artwork.

6: The origin of DLP can be traced back to German DIN standards

The development of Double Large Post paper can be attributed to the German DIN (Deutsches Institut für Normung) standards organization. DIN played a significant role in establishing various paper sizes, including DLP, to ensure consistency and compatibility.

7: Double Large Post is not widely recognized outside of Germany and Austria

While Double Large Post paper is a standard size in Germany and Austria, it is not as widely recognized or used in other parts of the world. Its limited popularity can be attributed to regional preferences and the dominance of other paper sizes globally.

8: DLP can be used for folding into smaller formats

Double Large Post paper's dimensions allow for easy folding into smaller formats such as A4 or A5. This flexibility makes it suitable for creating brochures, pamphlets, or any printed material that requires multiple pages.

9: The ISO series does not include a larger size than Double Large Post

The ISO 216 series encompasses various paper sizes ranging from A0 to A10. However, there is no standardized size larger than Double Large Post within this series. Larger formats typically fall outside the ISO standardization.

10: DLP can be custom cut to fit specific requirements

If a project demands a slightly different size than the standard Double Large Post dimensions, it is possible to custom cut the paper accordingly. This flexibility allows for tailored solutions based on individual printing needs.