Evolis Primacy ID Badge Printer

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Evolis Primacy is the ideal printer for most entry level printing needs. This ID badge maker is the perfect solution for schools, businesses, and membership clubs making employee badges, access control badges, membership cards, loyalty cards, gift cards, transit passes, school or university cards, and much more. The perfect choice for printing and encoding cards at medium to high volumes. With EasyBadges easy to use software, clear printing in monochrome or color is at your fingertips.

Easy Badges includes Free Easy Care lifetime phone & email support. Easy Care includes unlimited setup and training assistance. Easy Badges never charges more for trainings or remote assistance.

  • Up to 30,000 per year
  • One Sided or Double Sided
  • USB and Ethernet, and Optional Wireless
  • 100 Card Input Hopper or Manual Feeding
  • 140 full color cards/hour
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • Free Lifetime Phone & Email Support
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A step above the entry-level Evolis Zenius, the Evolis Primacy is the premiere workhorse dye-sublimation ID badge printer from Evolis. With many upgrades made to its speed, output and durability, the Primacy is not just well designed, but versatile as well. Its numerous field upgradable features include dual sided printing, magnetic stripe encoders, and smart card encoders that can be added on after initial purchase. As part of Evolis’ commitment to protecting the planet, this printer is designed to run on low power levels and output very little noise while printing, making it both highly efficient and environmentally friendly.

Ready to take on anything and designed to grow, the Evolis Primacy is one ID badge printer you can trust. With scalability built into its design, you don’t have to worry about your card printer keeping up as your business or organization grows. Scale it up or down according to your needs, the Primacy can be upgraded to print dual sided, add a magnetic stripe encoder/reader and laminate your cards for you, all in one easy step. There are a number of options for the Primacy, making it one of the most versatile system ID badge printing systems out there.

Electro-Mechanical Locks

This new feature on the Evolis Primacy prevents unauthorized individuals from opening or operating the machine in localized issuance of secured cards. This high security feature meets market standards for instant issuance of financial cards as well as any other secured issuance applications.

Drivers & Software

Easy Badges ID badge software makes it easy to design ID badges yourself. Without having to learn Photoshop or hire expensive graphic designers, choose a template among the hundreds available and tweak it to include your logo and colors. Our software is as easy to use as it sounds. Work on PC and MAC, no need to worry about your operating system. Easy Badges software allows you to create professional quality, branded identity cards, visitor passes, access control cards, and more.

The Primacy comes with Evolis Premium Suite® software, which contains the printer drivers for the Windows and Mac OS platforms. Evolis Premium Suite® makes interaction between the printer and the computer more intuitive.

More For Your Investment

Easy Badges signature lifetime email and phone support is unique in the industry. While most ID badge printing companies offer some limited ongoing support, Easy Badges goes above and beyond the industry standard. When you buy from us you are a customer for life- we will always be there on the line.

Call us today to find out more about your printing options (855) 436-0527 sales@easybadges.com


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Evolis Primacy

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)
• 32 MB memory (RAM) standard - optional 64 MB1
- Color (YMCKO): 18 seconds per card / 190 - 225 cards per hour(Under specific conditions)
- Monochrome: 6 seconds per card / 600 - 850 cards per hour
• Dual side:
- Color (YMCKO-K): 25 seconds per card / 140 cards per 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
CARD MANAGEMENT AND SPECIFICATIONS • Feeder capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
• Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
• Reject tray capacity: 30 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 cards (Under specific conditions) , special varnished cards(Under specific conditions)
• Card format: ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)
OPTIONAL FEATURES • Colors available: fire red & brilliant blue
• Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
• Open output hopper for collecting cards one by one
• USB encoding over IP through additional USB Net Server module, upon request
• Locking system
• Wireless range: wireless connection 802.11b/g
  - 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
• Options can be combined
• Factory-installed or installed on site
SAFETY • Support for Kensington® security lock
• Data encryption for magnetic encoding
DISPLAY • Printer LEDs
• Graphical notifications from the printer(Depends on the Windows® version) : cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon and card alerts, etc.
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 List of ribbons available on www.evolis.com
SOFTWARE • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows®:
  - Printer driver
  - Evolis Print Center for administration and settings
  - Evolis Printer Manager for graphical notification(3 Requires the .net 4.0 client profile version)   - 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 10.5 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
• RoHS
SIZE AND WEIGHT • Size (H x W x D) without reject tray:
247 x 205 x 381 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 14.99’’)
• Weight: 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)
WARRANTY • 3-year warranty (printer and print head)*Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust® ribbons
• Warranty extension available as an option
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