Swiftpro K30D 300DPI Dual-Sided Retransfer Card Printer by Kanematsu

Compact and Scalable Card Printer and Encoder

Swiftpro K30D 300DPI Dual-Sided Retransfer Card Printer by Kanematsu


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Compact and Powerful Desktop ID Card Printer

  • Over-the-edge, re-transfer card printing
  • Dual-sided printing
  • High-volume output of up to 120 cards per hour
  • Compact size and modular design for scalability
  • A range of security features to ensure optimal safety and fraud protection
  • 300 DPI print quality


  1. Magstripe card Encoder
  2. Contact Smart Card Encoder
  3. Contactless Smart Card Encoder
  4. Contact + Contactless encoders
  5. Mag stripe + Contact + Contactless Encoders
  6. Lamination unit Single Sided L10 or Dual Sided L10D (sold separately)
  7. Swiftpro SwiftLaser (Add a laser engraving capability which matches perfectly with your K30D printer) (sold separately)
  8. Swiftpro SwiftHolo (add foil stamping to your secure credential) (sold separetely)

All Consumables (Ribbons, cleaning kits, etc.. are sold separately)


The Kanematsu Swiftpro K30D 300dpi Dual-Sided (DUPLEX) Retransfer Card Printer was developed for industrial needs, thus it is provided with various optional modules such as bend remedy, flipper, and encoding modules. 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.

The Swiftpro K30D retransfer card printer has an outstanding print quality for single and double sided printing. With 300dpi printing density, it is the ideal solution for businesses requiring high-quality identification cards, passes, and badges with personalized physical and logical access management.

The Swiftpro K30D prints on a variety of card materials including long-lasting, durable non-PVC cards such as ABS, PET, and Polycarbonate. The lockable, spacious card hopper stores up to 200 blank cards to secure an interrupt-free workflow. The user-friendly front-loading system with replaceable cartridges makes changing of supplies fast and simple.

The ultra-fast, powerful Swiftpro K30D printer comes with a 100-card input and output hoppers, with an optional 250-card input hopper upgrade. This reliable and durable printer is the ideal solution for both entry level to advanced secure card programs for a range of vertical markets.

The printer is ready to meet your individual requirements and can be equipped according to the customer needs. Optional magnetic stripe (magstripe), 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 (L10 for single sided lamination and L10D for dual sided lamination).

Selecting the right 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. Always ask for Genuine Swiftpro Supplies from your Authorized Premiere Value Added Distributor, Premiere Enterprise Solution Provider or Premiere Value-Added Reseller.

The printer also has numerous options such as:

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.

Swiftpro provides market-leading solutions with an extensive range of retransfer desktop solutions to meet the needs of the customer and by adding value to global businesses. Our mission is to revolutionize business identity and access management by building trusted partnerships through our simple SMART™ partner distribution networks.

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, InTM 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 300dpi 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. K30 print speed 65 cards per hour dual-sided printing (YMCK K) and Bend remedy (Optional upgrade).


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


Standard Features
USB & Ethernet connectivity
100-Card Input Hopper (30mil)
100-Card Output Hopper (30mil)
LCD Panel
300 DPI Print Resolution
36 Month Printer Warranty
Lifetime Printhead Warranty
Microsoft Certified Drivers
Solenoid Electronic Lock for Card Input Hopper
Solenoid Electronic Lock for Supplies / Front Door Housing
Software-controlled Lock/Unlock from Status Monitor
K Ribbon Erase Function
IpSec Security for Secure Data Encryption IPv6 and IPv4
Inline Bend Remedy
MAC Address Forced Printing (UV Panel on Card)
Kensington Lock

Print Method
Dye-sublimation retransfer & Full Color Retransfer printing

Card Printing Capability
Color & monochrome printing

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

Print Speed
YMCK (single-sided): 30 sec/card, 120 cards/hour

Print Resolution
300 dpi x 300 dpi

Printing Overview
Full color 256 gradations – Dye-sublimation printing
Text, numeric, logo’s 1D, 2D bar code

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)

Magnetic Stripe ISO High/Low Coercivity Encoder
Contactless Encoder, Omnikey 5127 (iClass, Mifare and Desfire)
Contact Encoder (CF-7CRW / Control board)
Contact Encoder (CF-7CCS / IC Contact Station)

Software Supported
Card Exchange
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
200 cards (0.76 mm) with an optional hopper to 250 cards

Output Hopper Capacity
100 cards (0.76 mm)

USB 2.0 (Hi-speed/Full Speed)
Ethernet (100BASE-TX/10BASE-T)

Operating System Support
Windows XP, 7, 8, 10, & 11 32bit / 64bit, Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 R2 (SP1) 64bit

Printer Dimensions
343 x 322 x 335 mm / 13.5” x 12.7” x 13.2” (WxDxH)

29.76 lb (13.5 kg) (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 %)

Noise Level
Operating: <55 dB (A)

30 Lbs (13.61 kg)

Storage environment conditions
Temperature: -15 °C to 55 °C
Humidity: 20 % to 80 %
Temperature: 5 °C to 25 °C
Humidity: 40 % to 60 %

Swiftpro Genuine Color Ribbons
YMCK – 1000 Yield
YMCKK – 750 Yield
YMCKP Peel Off Ribbon – 750 Yield
YMCKU UV – 750 – Yield
InTM Retransfer Film – 1000 Yield

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
  • Empty ribbon cartridge – ribbon not included
  • Empty retransfer film cartridge – film not included


Ribbons and Consumables

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


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Setting Up Your Swiftpro Printer

Maintaining The Swiftpro Printer

Installing The Ribbon And Film

Support and Documentation