Primacy

Primacy

Single side/ Dual side card printer Smart/ Magnetic card printer

THE ULTIMATE CARD PRINTER!

Primacy is a high-end printer that is easy-to-use, flexible and fast.  When loaded with the Evolis cutting-edge encoding technologies, Primacy turns into the ideal solution to issue smart cards as well.

Primacy supports any requirements in card printing and encoding, in medium to large runs.

This is a perfect option to deliver :

  • Transportation passes
  • Payment cards
  • Identification badges
  • as well as multi-feature cards.

Powerful
Primacy is perfect for production runs:

  • Print up yo 210 cards per hour for one side, and 140 cards per hour for dual-side printing
  • Start a run of 100 cards : no need to reload cards  thanks to the 100-card capacity of both feeder and output hopper
  • Increased efficiency with an autonomy of 100 cards
  • Color ribbon capacity (YMCKO): 250 cards
  • Fully flexibility: single/ dual-side, and encoding options
  • Fast: 850 cards per hour in monochrome
     

User Friendly

  • Easy access to all features
  • 100- cards feeder and hopper conveniently available at the front
  • Monitoring of remaining cards at a glance
  • Reject tray located at the back (30 cards)
  • Supplied with Evolis Premium Suite®, for automated configuration
  • A lightweight printer: only 4 kg (less than 9lbs)
     

Highly Modular

  • Configuration as per your requirements: single or dual-side
  • Encoders can be combined for advanced personalization
     

Eco-designed
Primacy is an eco-designed printer

  • The energy consumption is on average 5 times lower than printers from the previous generation
  • The printer benefits from the ENERGY STAR certification is compliant with the ErP directive
     

Reliable

  • Primacy benefits from the experience and proven quality control of Evolis.
  •  It guarantees you optimal operation and a perfect result.
  • Evolis' strong commitment to quality is shown by the 1-year warranty.

General features

  • Single-sided or dual-sided printing module, edge-to-edge printing
  • Color-dye sublimation and monochrome thermal transfer
  • 300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
  • 16 MB of RAM
     

Printing performances

  • Single side  :
    • Color (YMCKO) : 190 - 225 cards /hour1
    • Monochrome : 600 - 850 cards /hour
  • Dual side  (YMCKO-K) : 140 cards /hour

Card management and specifications

  • Input hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Reject tray: 30 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment
  • Types of cards: all PVC, Composite PVC, PET, ABS1 and speical varnished1 cards
  • Card format: ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)
     

Evolis High Trust ® Ribbons
Maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of your 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 feature for monochrome printing
  • Ribbon capacity
    • YMCKO: 200 prints / roll
    • YMCKO-K: 200 prints  / roll
    • 1/2 YMCKO: 400 prints  / roll
    • KO: 600 prints  / roll
    • Monochrome ribbon: 1000 prints / roll1
    • Hologram varnish: 400 prints / roll

Interface

  • USB 1.1 (compatible with 2.0)
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)
     

Display

  • Printer LEDs
  • Graphic notification2 from the printer: Empty input hopper alert, cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert
     

Software

  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows: 
    • Printer driver
    • Evolis print center for printer administration and settings
    • Printer Manager for bi-directional graphical notification3
    • Compatible with windows: XP SP3, Vista 32/64, W7 32/644
  • Delivered with eMedia CS Card Designer, Standard Edition, unlimited version (supports WindowsTM  7 and Vista)
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
  • Other OS: Linux upon request

Warranty

  • 1 year warranty (printer and printhead)5
     

Size and Weight

  • Size: Height 247mm (9.72") x length 205 mm (8.07") x width 318 mm (14.99")
  • With reject tray: Height 247mm (9.72") x length 205mm (8.07") x width 481 mm (18.93")
  • Weight: 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)
     

Sound (Evluated according to the ISO 7779 Standard)
Sound pressure in assistant positions LpAm (color mode YMCKO)

  • When operating: 48 dB (A)
  • In sleep mode: background noise only
     

Safety

  • Support for Kensington ® security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding
     

Packaging content

  • Printer
  • CD-ROM with the printer drivers, user manuals and eMedia CS
  • Cleaning Kit
  • USB cable
  • Reject tray
  • Power supply and cords
     

Options & Accessories

  • Colors avaliable: Fire Red & Brilliant Blue
  • Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
  • Encoding options can be combined, factory ordered or upgraded on-site with additional modules:  Magnetic stripe encoder, smart contact station, smart encoding unit, contactless encoding unit
     

Environmental features, certifications and statement of compliance

  • Standby mode & reduced energy consumption
  • CE, FCC, IEC, VCCI, CCC6, KCC6
  • ErP 2009/125/CE, ENERGY STAR, ROHS
     

Power

  • Power supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1.8 A
  • Printer: 24 Volts DC, 3 A
     

Enviroment

  • Min/max opertating temprature: 15o / 30oC (59o / 86oF)
  • Humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
  • Min/max storage temperature: -5o / +70oC (23o / 158oF)
  • Storage humidity: 20 to 70% non-condensing
  • Operating ventilation: Opean air
     

Resident Fonts

  • Arial 100, Arial Bold 100
  • Bar code: Code 39, code 128, EAN 13, 2/5 Interleaved