Evolis Zenius ID Card Printer

Regular price $1,600.00

Zenius card printer is a compact and agile card printer. This is a great option for printer staff badges with Teamgo.

  • Printing: Single-side
  • Encoding: Magnetic stripes, Smart contact, Smart contactless
  • Card lifespan: 1-3 years
  • Number of cards per year: Between 500 and 5,000
  • Card security level: High
The Evolis Zenius ID card printer is designed for single sided printing and encoding plastic cards. The card printer produces colour and monochrome cards ensuring your logos, photos, barcodes and text are printed correctly.


To operate correctly the printer requires PLASTIC CARDS and a COLOUR/BLACK RIBBON. You can view these for sale on our store also.

General features

  • Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/Resin thermal transfer
  • Single-sided printing, edge-to-edge
  • 300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
  • 16 million colors
  • 16MB memory (RAM), 32 MB for the Expert version
  • Colors available: fire red & grey brown

Printing performances

  • Color (YMCKO): 120 - 150 cards/hour1
  • Monochrome: 400 - 500 cards/hour

Additional encoding modules

  • Available modules on the Expert version:
  • 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
  • Other specific encoders upon request
  • Internal USB ports
  • Options can be combined
  • Factory-installed or installed on-site


  • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0), cable supplied
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led) on the Expert version


  • Support for Kensington® security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding


  • Printer LEDs
  • Graphical notifications from the printer2: cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert, etc. 

Card management and specifications

  • Automatic or manual feeding
  • Feeder capacity: 50 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 20 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 0.76 mm (10 to 30 mil), gauge adjustment
  • 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)

Evolis High Trust ribbons

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