Evolis Primacy ID Badge Printer

$ 1,890.50$ 4,265.50

The Primacy printer is ultra fast, powerful, and efficient. Using advanced encoding technologies, this office printer is the ideal solution for printing personalized cards, from the simplest to the most secure. Available as single or double-sided, Primacy especially meets card printing and encoding needs for medium and large runs.

Easy Badges includes Free Easy Care lifetime phone & email support with the Primacy ID card printer. Easy Care includes unlimited setup and training assistance. Easy Badges never charges more for trainings.

The Evolis Primacy includes a free 3 year limited depot warranty when purchased from Easy Badges.

Single or Dual Sided Card Printer
Speed: 18 seconds full color, 6 seconds monochrome
Connectivity: USB & Ethernet Standard, optional WiFi
Warranty: 3 years limited depot
Input/output capacity: 100/100

SKU: PM1H0000RS Category: Tags: Direct to Card, Dual Sided, Ethernet Networking, Lamination, Mac Compatible, Magnetic Encoding, Single Sided, Smart Card Encoding, WiFi Brand:

Product Description


The Evolis Primacy ID badge printer is the workhorse dye-sublimintation ID badge printer from Evolis. Good for for demanding medium to high card personalization volumes, this printer improves upon the entry level Evolis Zenius printer by adding increased speed, output, and durability.

The Primacy has field upgradable features making this one of the most versatile printers in the industry. Dual sided printing capabilities, magnetic stripe encoders, and smartcard encoders can all be added after purchase at a later time.

This ID badge printer is also environmentally friendly by consuming low power levels and outputting very little noise during the printing process.

3 new features available now on Primacy

Optional: Color Touch Screen DisplayEvolis-Primacy-Touch-Screen-Display

This new graphical interface is ideal for counter applications. Already available, it can be combined with the electro-mechanical locking system from July 2016 upon request and validation by the Evolis project team.


Optional: Electro-Mechanical Locks

Primacy features an electro-mechanical locking system which prevents the printer from being opened by unauthorized personnel in localized issuance of secure cards.
This new feature meets the market requirements for instant issuance of financial cards as well as any application requiring a secured issuance process.

Increased Monochrome Speed : up to 1,000 cards per hourEvolis-Primacy-Printer-Increased-Speed

For users with high monochrome throughput requirements, Primacy printers are now fitted with a new rear-ejection mode (and a specific detachable-rear-output hopper) increasing the monochrome speed to up to 1,000 cards per hour.

This standard feature is available on every Primacy entering in production from end of May 2016.
To allow backward compatibility, the detachable output hopper can be purchased separately to be installed on any existing Primacy and upgraded to Evolis Premium Suite version and Firmware version 1614 available from www.evolis.com beginning of June.

Primacy Lamination now available

Easy Badges is pleased to announce the availability of its new product, Primacy Lamination, the ideal system for personalizing and laminating cards. The module can either be added to the printer at purchase or added later by ordering the Primacy laminator separately under Evolis S10212.

  • Dual-side lamination (standard)
  • Prints and laminates up to 215 cards per hour
  • A complete film & ribbon offer
  • Easy to integrate, install and use
  • Possibility to sell the lamination module as an option to any Primacy sold after March 2013 (S/N >10000295187)


Evolis Primacy Quick Start Guide Video

Great for: Employee ID Cards, School ID Cards, Membership Card Printing, Gift Cards, and most  entry level card printing needs between 2,500 and 30,000 cards per year.

PVC Card sizes- CR80
PVC Card thicknesses- 10mil to 50mil
Software drivers- – Windows®: XP SP3 32/64, Vista 32/64, Windows 7 32/64, Windows 8 32/64, Windows 10 32/64, Mac OS X (Intel® processor), Linux available by contacting sales
Printer weight- 9 lbs
Dimensions- 9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 14.99’’
See Primacy brochure for full specifications.
Evolis Primacy FAQ and Printer Troubleshooting

Evolis Primacy Driver

Evolis Primacy Brochure

Evolis Primacy User Manual

Evolis Primacy Quick Start Guide

Color Ribbons-
R5F002AAA 5-Panel Color Ribbon – YMCKO 200 Prints/Roll
R5F008AAA 5-Panel Color Ribbon – YMCKO 300 Prints/Roll
R6F003AAA 6-Panel Color Ribbon – YMCKOK 200 Prints/Roll
R5H004NAA Half panel color ribbons 1/2 YMCKO 400 prints/roll
Monochrome Ribbons-
RCT023NAA Black Monochrome Ribbon – 2,000 Prints/Roll
RCT012NAA Blue Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT013NAA Red Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT014NAA Green Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT015NAA White Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT016NAA Metallic Gold Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT017NAA Metallic Silver Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT018NAA Scratch-Off Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
RCT021NAA White Signature Panel Monochrome Ribbon – 1,000 Prints/Roll
R2F010NAA 2-Panel Monochrome Ribbon – Black TT+Overlay – KO 600 Prints/Roll
Cleaning Kits-
ACL001 Regular Cleaning Kit (for cleaning roller and print head) – 5 adhesive cards, 5 swabs
ACL002 Advanced Cleaning Kit (for a complete cleaning of the printer) – 2 pre-saturated T-cards, 2 adhesive cards, 1 pen, 1 dispenser of 6- pre-saturated lint-free wipes.
ACL003 Adhesive Cleaning Card Kit – 50 adhesive cards
ACL004 T-Card Cleaning Kit – 10 T cards
ACL005 Cleaning Pen Kit – 3 cleaning pens


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