Evolis ID Card Printers

Card printers from Evolis offer a wide range of printing resolutions, capacities, footprints, and price points for every card issuance need. Also choose from Evolis printer ribbons to keep card issuance up and running.

Evolis card issuance printers are designed for modularity, print quality, high speed, ease of use, and efficiency.

Evolis features powerful direct-to-card (DTC) desktop ID card printers with edge-to-edge printing and 300 dpi resolution. Choose from single-sided or dual-sided, modular high capacity, high security lamination, magnetic stripe, and contact or contactless smart card encoding printers to meet your needs.

Evolis printers seamlessly integrate with CardLogix Card Encoding Engine™ software for instant smart chip, variable barcode, MRZ, and biometrics encoding without requiring programming, scripts, or custom APIs. All products are idblox™ compliant and guaranteed to work together.

Zenius Classic
Single-sided, low-volume card printer
Zenius Expert
Single-sided, low-volume card printer and encoder
Primacy Simplex
Single-sided, medium-volume card printer and encoder
Primacy Duplex
Dual-sided, medium-volume card printer and encoder
Quantum 2
Dual-sided, high-volume card printer and encoder
Securion
Dual-sided, medium-volume card printer, laminator, and encoder
Printing Mode Single-sided Single-sided Single-sided Dual-sided Dual-sided Dual-sided
Printing Speed (Monochrome) 400-500 cards/hour 400-500 cards/hour 600-850 cards/hour 600-850 cards/hour 1,000 cards/hour 120 cards/hour
Printing Speed (Full Color) 120-150 cards/hour 120-150 cards/hour 190-225 cards/hour 190-225 cards/hour 150 cards/hour 95-120 cards/hour
Printing Resolution 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi
Printing Technology Dye-sublimation / thermal transfer Dye-sublimation / thermal transfer Dye-sublimation / thermal transfer Dye-sublimation / thermal transfer Dye-sublimation / thermal transfer Dye-sublimation / thermal transfer
Input Hopper Capacity 50 50 100 100 500 100
Output Hopper Capacity 20 20 100 100 500 100
Mag ISO Encoding No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Contact Smart Chip Encoding No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Contactless Smart Chip Encoding No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lamination No No No No No Single-sided and dual-sided lamination, with or without hologram patch
USB Connectivity Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ethernet Connectivity Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Connectivity Optional No No No No No
Warranty 2 years 2 years 3 years 3 years 1 year (limited to 500,000 insertions) 2 years (limited to 100,000 insertions)