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Polaroid P3000e ID Card Printer Single-Sided - DISCONTINUED

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Price $1,646.25 MSRP $2,195.00
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  • Includes a free 30-day subscription to CloudBadging: a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.
  • Single-sided direct-to-card ID card printer ideal for low volume card printing applications
  • Special features: compact and lightweight and easy-to-use printer driver
  • Optional upgrades: encoding and extended warranty and loaner plan

What's Included

  • Polaroid P3000E single-sided printer
  • 2 year printer warranty

Polaroid P3000E Description

The Polaroid P3000E ID card printer single-sided offers a sharp, crisp printing solution in a compact and portable design.

Product Features

  • Compact, lightweight construction
    The Polaroid P3000E single-sided ID card printer features a compact, lightweight configuration that requires minimal desk space, while making it easily portable to other branches or events. Front-side input and output hoppers also cut down on desk space usage while also providing for easy accessibility to your cards.

  • Easy-to-use printer driver
    The Polaroid P3000E ID card printer's driver provides user-adjustable controls, printer diagnostics, audio and visual prompts, and online user help. These features and more help provide you with a smooth, intuitive card printing experience.

  • Optional encoding
    The P3000E card printer provides solutions for your magnetic stripe encoding and smart card personalization needs. Plus, encoding options are field-upgradeable - making the Polaroid P3000E flexible enough to grow as your needs do.

  • Optional extended warranty and printer loaner plans
    ID Wholesaler's extended warranty plans include toll-free technical support, live chat support, total parts and labor replacement, and fast turn-around on printer repairs. This satisfaction-guaranteed service is handled in-house by our knowledgeable, factory-trained technical support team. Our loaner coverage plans provide you with a loaner printer in the event your printer needs to be sent to ID Wholesaler for repair. Printer loaner plans help ensure you won't be without a printer and your card printing can continue uninterrupted. (Add a coverage plan to your printer within the Options tab.)

  • Optional card printer training
    Get your new Polaroid P3000E card printer up and running in no time with a training session from our in-house Technical Support team. We will tailor your training around your specific printer and your specific needs. A card printer training session may include topics such as:
    • ID card printer installation assistance
    • How to load the ribbon and cards
    • A review of the printer's user interface
    • Special printer features and how to use them
    (You may add training to your order within the Options tab.)

Ideal Markets/Applications

  • Student and faculty IDs that also automate library and cafeteria options and more
  • Retail loyalty programs
  • Corporate ID cards
  • Membership ID cards
  • Transportation passes
Encoding Options
Card Sizes AcceptedCR80 - standard credit card size
Card Thickness Accepted20-50 mil
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing
Print Resolution DPI
Printer Loudness
Printer Includes
Input Hopper Capacity




OS CompatibilityMicrosoft® Windows® 2000, XP, Vista & Windows 7 (32-bit)
Printer OptionsMonochrome only printing
Encoding -
  • Magnetic stripe (field upgradeable)
  • Smart card (field upgradeable)
  • Dual contact/contactless SCM reader
  • Contact station
Clear card personalization (for monochrome printers only)
Input hopper empty alert - for custom development if writing your own card printer software
Extended warranties through ID Wholesaler, including options to add printer loaner coverage to standard warranty
Output Hopper Capacity20
Printing Speeds (sec/card)5 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
23 seconds (full-color (YMCKT) single-sided card)
Printing CapabilitySingle-sided printing
Warranty2 years on printer and printhead
Weight & Dimensions9 lbs (4.1 kg), 7.78'' x 9.0'' x 16.5'' (198mm x 229mm x 419mm)
Card Management

Polaroid P3000E