Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer

Regular price $2,250.00

Primacy is a high-end ID Card Printer that is easy-to-use, flexible and fast. The card printer can be upgraded with cutting-edge encoding technologies turning the Primacy card printing system into the ideal desktop card print solution to issue printed plastic cards.
  • Printing:Single-sided, Double-sided
  • Encoding:Magnetic stripes, Smart contact, Smart contactless
  • Card lifespan:1-3 years
  • Number of cards per year:More than 30,000
  • Card security level:High

The Primacy printer is ultra fast, powerful, and efficient. Using advanced encoding technologies, this office printer is the ideal solution for printing personalized cards, from the simplest to the most secure.

Available as single or double-sided, Primacy especially meets card printing and encoding needs for medium and large runs.

Primacy is ideal for producing staff ID cards.

General features

  • Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/Resin thermal transfer
  • Single-sided printing, edge-to-edge
  • Standard 300 x 300 dpi resolution
  • Customizable 300 x 600 dpi resolution (color and monochrome printing) or 300 x 1200 dpi resolution (monochrome printing only)
  • Colors available: fire red & brilliant blue
  • Dual-sided Card Lamination Module (CLM) as an option1
  • 32 MB memory (RAM) standard - optional 64 MB1

Printing performances1

  • Single side:
  • Color (YMCKO): 190 - 225 cards/hour
  • Monochrome: 800 - 1000 cards/hour
  • Dual side:
  • Color (YMCKO-K): 140 cards/hour

Interfaces

  • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0), cable supplied
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)
  • 802.11b/g wireless connection on the Wireless range

Cards management and specifications

  • Feeder capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Open output hopper as an option for collecting cards one by one
  • Reject tray/output hopper capacity at the back: 50 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment (0.25 mm - 10 mil only for monochrome printing)
  • Card types: PVC cards, composite PVC cards, PET cards, ABS cards1, special varnished cards1
  • Card format: ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)

Additional encoding modules

  • Available modules:
  • Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 HiCo/LoCo, JIS2
  • Smart contact station ISO 7816-2
  • Contact smart card encoder - PC/SC, EMV 2000-1
  • Contactless smart card encoder - ISO 14443A, B, ISO15693, MIFARE, DESFire, HID iCLASS, UHF (standard compliance: EPC C1 Gen2 / ISO18000-6C ETSI EN 302 208 or FCC part 15.247)
  • Other specific encoders upon request
  • Internal USB or IP ports
  • USB encoding over IP through additional USB Net Server module, upon request
  • Options can be combined
  • Factory-installed or installed on site

Safety

  • Support for Kensington® security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding1
  • Locking system as an option1

Display

  • Printer LEDs
  • Color touch screen as an option
  • Graphical notifications from the printer2: cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon and card alerts, etc.

Evolis High Trust® Ribbon

To maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of the print head and the overall printer reliability, use Evolis High Trust® ribbons.

  • Automatic identification and setting
  • Delivered in a drop-in cassette for easy handling
  • Ribbon saver for monochrome printing

Software

  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows®:
  • Printer driver
  • Evolis Print Center for administration and settings
  • Evolis Printer Manager for graphical notification3
  • 24/7 online support
  • Compatible with Windows® (32/64 bits): XP SP3, Vista, W7, W8, W10
  • Delivered with cardPresso XXS for designing and editing badges:
  • Internal database (unlimited records)
  • Windows® (from XP onwards) and Mac OS X
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.6 onwards)
  • Linux OS upon request
  • Evolis Premium SDK for remote supervision of the printer, while facilitating and speeding up integration into IT systems

Eco-friendly design, certifications and statement of compliance

  • Standby, sleep modes & reduced energy consumption
  • CE, FCC, ICES, VCCI, CCC, KC, BIS, EAC
  • RoHS

Size and weight

  • Size (H x W x D):
  • 247 x 205 x 381 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 14.99’’)
  • With reject tray/output hopper at the back:
  • 247 x 205 x 487 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 19.17’’)
  • Weight: 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)
  • With reject tray/output hopper at the back:
  • 4.11 kg (9.06 lbs)

Warranty

  • 3-year warranty (printer and print head)4
  • Warranty extension available as an option

1 Under specific conditions / 2 Depends on the Windows® version / 3 Requires the .net 4.0 client profile version / 4 Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust® ribbons