Kanematsu KGUSA 201+ High Speed 600 dpi Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer (7710001150K2)

Compact and Scalable Card Printer and Encoder

Kanematsu KGUSA 201+ High Speed 600 dpi Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer (7710001150K2)


Compact and Powerful Desktop ID Card Printer

  • Over-the-edge, re-transfer card printing
  • Double sided printing
  • High-volume output with 30 sec per card (single side) and 55 sec per card for 2 side
  • Compact size and modular design for scalability
  • A range of security features to ensure optimal safety and fraud protection
  • Dual-Sided printing
  • 600 DPI print quality
  • Optional Laminator


Discover Kanematsu’s 201+ high-speed, high definition retransfer ID card printer. Print custom cards fast at the industrial level with over-the-edge print coverage and consistent top quality. Print student IDs, government security badges, financial cards, or hospital access badges that meet your security requirement. Utilizing 600 dpi resolution print head technology, the 201+ ID card retransfer printer is a clear choice when quality, durability, reliability, and security are necessities. Whether used in high security applications such as government environments, or in applications such as university ID badging or loyalty membership card programs, this printer delivers dependable, consistent, cost-effective results.

Based on wealth and experience with Swiftpro Retransfer Technology, the printer is ready for plug and play inline encoding and lamination. With its compact size, the printer delivers the right combination of reliability, performance and affordability for printing durable and secure cards. It almost achieves offset printing quality, even on uneven surface of smart cards.

Selecting the right card printer is important. Equally if not more important is using Genuine Swiftpro Supplies. They are critical to delivering printer reliability, print quality and vibrant colors for your card programs. Swiftpro supplies deliver consistency and ensure the longevity of your printer and print head and minimize downtime and create efficiencies in your card programs.

The Kanematsu 201+ prints on a variety of card materials including long-lasting, durable non-PVC cards such as ABS, PET, and Polycarbonate. The user-friendly front-loading system with replaceable cartridges up to 250 cards makes changing of supplies fast and simple.

The printer is ready to meet your individual requirements and can be equipped according to the customer needs. Optional 2 in 1  IC contact and contactless smart card encoding is possible for further demands on card functionality. Extend the life time and security of your cards by joining the printer with the Swiftpro lamination modules (201+ Laminator).

The printer also has numerous options such as:

Options Contactless Encoding R/W Option for Mifare, iClass, etc

201+ Laminator

Consumables YMCK (500 images),

YMCKK (400 images)

Retransfer film (500 images) with cleaning roller

Cleaning Set Cleaning Card, Cleaning Roller and Cleaning Swabs
Ribbon Types 201+ YMCKH (UV) Ribbon (400 prints)

201+ 0.6 mil Patch (200 card sides)

201+ Monochrome K Ribbon*

201+ Retransfer Film for Monochrome K Ribbon*

*Special order only – not in stock.

Easy-to-use interface

The Kanematsu Swiftpro card printer offers several features that offer maximum flexibility in a professional environment, and innovative benefits of ease of use. The user-friendly front-loading systems, with replaceable cartridges, makes changing supplies fast and easy. The built-in operating panel with LCD display makes the printer easy to setup and operate, providing low ribbon warnings, cleaning notifications, automatic ribbon detection and other functions.

Rapid Smart Card and eID Card Personalization—The Card Encoding Engine™

Kanematsu Swiftpro benefits from the most innovative solution for smart card personalization and electronic chip encoding today—The Card Encoding Engine™. The Card Encoding Engine is the only printer software solution available that permits instant chip encoding for contact and contactless smart cards without requiring any custom programming, or any programming at all. The XID8300 is also supported by the idblox™ Smart Card Ecosystem, which enables the fastest, easiest and most affordable development of microprocessor-based smart cards today.

Warranty Coverage:
Parts for the period of three years from shipment date, except for the printhead, which has a lifetime warranty.
The warranty covers manufacturing defects and does not cover:
(a) Defects or damage resulting from use of products other than in the normal customary manner;
(b) Defects or damage from misused, accident or neglect;
(c) Defects or damage from improper testing, operation, maintenance, installation, alteration, modification or adjustment;
(d) Product disassembled or repaired in such a manner as to adversely effect performance or prevent adequate inspection and testing to verify any warranty claim;
(e) Product which has had the serial number and/or rating label removed or made illegible;
(f) Damage caused by the use of non-genuine Kanematsu ink ribbons, In TM retransfer film or non-genuine over-laminate consumables.
Warranty registration cards must be completed and returned to Kanematsu USA Inc.



The ribbon erase function prevents leakage of personal information on the monochrome black panel ink ribbon. It scrambles information beyond recognition to protect this data.

For network security, the printer supports IPSec (IPv6 / IPv4). Encryption protects personal information on a network.


Swiftpro’s modular design permits customers to upgrade as their card programs need changes.


High Resolution printing using 600dpi printing provides superior print quality for all your card programs.


Swiftpro K-Series are well respected globally for their Japanese engineering for quality and reliability.


Innovating since the 90’s with state of the art retransfer printers, providing safe, secure, and reliable ID card printer solutions to global organizations since 1989.


Highly durable printers with industry leading warranties on all our products and lifetime on the print head.


Smart card (contact and contactless) encoding and Magnetic stripe encoder are optional.


Standard Features
USB & Ethernet connectivity
250-Card Input Hopper (30mil)
250-Card Output Hopper (30mil)
LCD Panel
600 DPI Print Resolution
36 Month Printer Warranty
Lifetime Printhead Warranty
Microsoft Certified Drivers

Print Method
Dye-sublimation retransfer & Full Color Retransfer printing

Card Printing Capability
Color & monochrome printing

Security Features
Own technology SOC, RFID ribbon, and card feeder LOCK

Print Mode
Double-sided over-the-edge retransfer printing , photo quality image color on CR80, ID-1 Cards

Print Speed
YMCK (single-sided) = 25 sec/card   (double sided) = 55 sec/card

Print Resolution
600 dpi x 600 dpi

Reproduction gradation
24-Bit Color and 256 Grayscale. Levels each for Y, M and C. 2 levels for Resin K

Lifetime warranty (for print head when using Swiftpro consumables ONLY)

Card Types
PVC, Composite PVC, ABS, , PET-G, PET and Polycarbonate Cards of ISO ID -1/CR-80 size, 85.60 x 53.98 mm
Technology Contact and or Contactless smart cards with and without Magnetic Stripe (magstripe)

Contact and Contactless Encoder USB Ethernet (optional)

Software Supported
CardPresso,  Card Exchange,  Card Encoding Engine

K-Series Optional SDK
All Card Personalization software used through Swiftpro Driver*
* check with Software vendor, as some features may be limited for use on Swiftpro Printers

Card Thickness
0.25 – 1.02 mm / 10-40 mil (hopper adjustment required)

Input Hopper Capacity
250 cards

Output Hopper Capacity
250 Cards

USB 2.0 (Hi-speed/Full Speed)
Ethernet 10/100 Duplex mode

Operating System Support
Windows XP, 7, 8, 10, & 11 32bit / 64bit, Microsoft® Windows®

Printer Dimensions
12.25” (L) x 13.25” (W) x 17” (H)

48 lbs (excluding optional built-in items)

Temperature: 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C)
Humidity: 35% to 70% (YMCK ink, No Condensation)
3.5A (110V system) 1.6A (220V system)
310W (maximum power when all options are installed)

Operating Environment
Temperature: 15 °C to 30 °C
(When peel-off ink, UV ink is used: 17 °C to 28 °C)
Humidity: 35 % to 70 % No condensation
(When peel-off ink, UV ink is used: 35 % to 60 %)

Swiftpro Genuine Color Ribbons
YMCK – 500 Yield
YMCKK – 400 Yield
YMCKH (UV) – 400 – Yield
Retransfer Film – 500 Yield with cleaning roller

Safety Standards

Included with Printer

  • 3 year (all parts & labor) printer and lifetime printhead warranty – with the use of Swiftpro consumable materials
  • USB cable
  • Power cable
  • Microsoft Windows drivers
  • User manual


Ribbons and Consumables

The Kanematsu Consumables provide high quality printing and ease of use. Each printer automatically recognizes the ribbon type and knows exactly how to use it in the most optimized way.

Genuine Kanematsu ribbons provide status checks of the remaining ribbon and automatically alert when the ribbon is running low. Only Kanematsu Consumables ensure maximum performance and maximum print head life.

  • Ink Ribbon (YMCK), 500 frames/roll (Model:7710004155K2 )
  • Ink Ribbon (YMCKK), 400 frames/roll (Model:7710004156K2 )
  • Ink Ribbon YMCKH (UV), 400 frames/roll (Model:7710004158K2)
  • Ink Ribbon K (BLACK) ONLY, 500 frames / roll (Model: 7710004MKRK2)
  • Retransfer Film for K ONLY, 500 frames / roll (Model: 7710004MKFK2)
  • Retransfer Film, 1,000 frames/roll (Model: 7710004159K2)
  • Cleaning Kit (Model: 7710002CKITK)
    • Kit containing 10 Sticky Cards, 4 Cleaning Wands

Support and Documentation

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