Evolis Primacy Card Printer

Evolis Primacy Card Printer
Evolis Primacy Card Printer Evolis Primacy Card Printer Evolis Primacy Card Printer
Product Code: Evolis Primacy
Availability: Pre-Order
Price: $1,990.00

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Evolis Primacy 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 cards. 
Primacy supports any requirement in card printing and encoding, in medium to large runs . This is the perfect option to deliver :
  • transportation passes
  • payment cards
  • identification badges
  • as well as multi-feature cards: student cards for example

A card printer which adapts to your needs

  • Primacy is available in single or double-side printing versions, with or without encoding technologies,
  • The encoding or double-sided printing options can be installed to order or at any time on site,
  • All Primacy versions are available with USB and Ethernet TCP/IP connectivity.


Primacy is perfect for production runs :

  • Print up to 210 cards/hour in colour, 850 cards/hour in monochrome
  • Start a run of 100 cards : no need to reload cards  thanks to the 100-card capacity of both feeder and output hopper
  • The 250-card capacity of the colour ribbon cassette  (YMCKO) saves your time by reducing the frequency with which the ribbon needs to be changed


Easy access to all features :

  • On the counter or in the office, the feeder and output hopper located at the front of the printer makes handling easy
  • The transparent front panel allows you to check the level of the remaining cards at any time  so you can anticipate when more cards need to be loaded
  • Cards with an encoding error are ejected into a special reject tray
  • Supplied with Evolis Premium Suite®,  Primacy configures itself automatically. The software also allows you to dialog with the printer from your PC as well as providing on-line help available 24 hours a day
  • With weight reduced to only 4 kg, Primacy is ideal for applications away from the office  (trade shows, exhibitions, etc.)
  • With the Evolis High Trust range of consumables, easily insert your ribbons
  • While operating, Primacy emits only 48 decibels

Highly modular

Configuration as per your requirements :

  • Available in single- or dual-sided printing options and with magnetic encoding, contact or contactless smartcard options  (options can be combined) to meet all your card and badge requirements
  • A dual-sided printing activation key  enables a single-sided printer to be converted in a dual-sided one in an instant and on site
  • Using the encoding option which can be installed on site, add encoding options at any time and on site without changing printer

Primacy, an ecodesigned card printer

The energy consumption is on average 5 times lower than printers from the previous generation.
The card printer benefits from the ENERGY STAR certification and is compliant with the ErP directive.
Warranty and additional advantages 
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 3-year warranty covering the printer.
In addition to its manufacturer's warranty, Primacy is supplied with the Standard version of the card creation software eMedia CS Card Designer with unlimited use  (compatible with WindowsTM 7 and Vista).



Accessories Colors available : Fire Red & Brilliant Blue

Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
Encoding options can be combined. Upgrade can be carried out on-site, by adding new modules: Magnetic stripe encoder, smart contact station, smart encoding unit, contactless encoding unit
Card Capacity Feeder 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 Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment (0.25mm / 10 mil cards for monochrome printing only).
Card Type Types of cards: All PVC, Composite PVC cards, PET, ABS(1) and special varnished(1) cards.
Card format ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98mm x 85.60 mm).
Certifications CE, FCC, IEC, VCCI, CCC (6) , KC (6).
Content Printer.
CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals, and eMedia CS.
Cleaning kit.
USB cable.
Reject tray.
Power supply and cord.
Display Printer LEDs.
Graphical notifications(2) from the printer: Empty input hopper alert, cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert.
(2) Depends on the WindowsTM version
Environment Min/max operating temperature: 15° / 30 °C (59° / 86 °F).
Humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
Min/max storage temperature: -5° / +70 °C (23° / 158 °F).
Storage humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing.
Operating ventilation: open air.
Features Single-sided or dual-sided printing module, edge to edge printing.
Color dye sublimation , monochrome thermal transfer.
300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm).
16MB Memory (RAM).
Fonts Resident fonts:
Arial 100, Arial bold 100.
Barcode: Code 39, Code 128, EAN 13, 2/5 interleaved.
Interface USB 1.1 (supports 2.0).
Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led).
Power Supply Power supply : 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1,8A.
Printer : 24 Volts DC, 3 A
Print Features Single side :
Color (YMCKO) : 190 - 210 cards /hour.
Monochrome : 600 - 850 cards /hour.
Dual side (YMCKO-K) : 140 cards /hour.
Size Height 247mm (9.72"") x length 205mm (8.07"") x width 381 mm (14.99"").
Height 247mm (9.72"") x length 205mm (8.07"") x width 481 mm (18.93"") (With reject tray).
Weight: 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs).
Software Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows:
Printer driver.
Evolis Print Center for printer management and settings.
Printer Manager for bi-directional graphical notification(3).
Compatible with Windows: XP SP3; Vista 32/64, W7 32/64(4).
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.

(3) Requires the .net 4.0 client profile version
(4) For older Windows versions, you can use the printer through the driver only (no Print Center, no Printer Manager)
Warranty 3-year warranty (printer and printhead)(5)
(5) Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust® ribbons
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