Evolis Zenius Classic ID Badge Printer

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Zenius generates color or monochrome cards, individually or in small runs, with top quality results. Zenius is ideal for instant issuance of single sided cards such as Employee badges, Access control badges, Membership cards, Loyalty cards / gift cards, Transit passes.

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

The Evolis Zenius Classic includes a free 2 year limited depot warranty when purchased from Easy Badges.

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Price:  $ 1,000.00$ 1,475.10


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The Evolis Zenius Classic ID badge printer is an ideal entry level solution for your desktop ID badge printing. Quiet, compact, and light weight, the card printer is perfect for lobby environments.It’s unique power saving features also makes this ID badge printer one of the more Eco-friendly printers available today.

Evolis Premium Suite® software sends  notifications that allows you to easily use and troubleshoot the card printer from your computer.

User-friendly, compact and cost-effective solution

The Zenius printer is designed for single-sided printing of any type of plastic cards.

Zenius generates color or monochrome cards, individually or in small runs, with top quality results.

Zenius is ideal for instant issuance of single sided cards:

  • Employee badges
  • Access control badges
  • Membership cards
  • Loyalty cards / gift cards
  • Transit passes


As part of our eco-design system aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of our products, Evolis:

  • uses recycled materials in the manufacture of our printers and consumables whenever possible,
  • designs compact and lightweight printers to reduce CO2 emissions from transportation and packaging,
  • reduces the power consumption of its printers (ErP Directive 2009) through a very economical hibernation mode.

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


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Evolis Zenius Classic

GENERAL FEATURES • Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/Resin thermal transfer
• Single-sided printing, edge-to-edge
• 300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
• 16 million colors
• 16 MB memory (RAM)
PRINTING PERFORMANCES • Color (YMCKO): 30 seconds per card / 120 - 150 cards per hour(Under specific conditions)
• Monochrome: 9 seconds per card / 400 - 500 cards per hour
INTERFACES • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0), cable supplied
• Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led) on the Expert version
CARD MANAGEMENT AND SPECIFICATIONS • Automatic or manual feeding
• Feeder capacity: 50 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
• Output hopper capacity: 20 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
• Card thickness: 0.25 to 0.76 mm (10 to 30 mil), gauge adjustment
• Card types: PVC cards, composite PVC cards, PET cards, ABS cards1 , special varnished cards
• Card format: ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)
OPTIONAL FEATURES • Colors available: fire red & grey brown
• Expert version: Ethernet TCP-IP, encoding modules as options
  - 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
  - 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(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 Lite for designing and editing badges:
  - Internal database up to 50 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): 195 x 205 x 315 mm
(7.68’’ x 8.07’’ x 12.4’’)
• Weight: 3.3 kg (7.3 lbs)
WARRANTY • 2-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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