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Polaroid P5500S ID Card Printer Dual-Sided - Configurable

  • Direct to card printing
  • Dual-sided printing
  • Encoding options
  • Warranty: 3 years

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Price $2,443.99 MSRP $2,995.00
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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.
  • Dual-sided direct-to-card printer well suited for small and mid-volume printing.
  • Special features:Comes with factory installed ethernet and USB connectivity, fast printing, easy to use
  • Optional upgrades:smart card encoding, magnetic stripe encoding,100 card output hopper

What's Included

  • Polaroid P5500s dual-sided printer
  • 3 year printer warranty

The Polaroid P5500S dual sided ID card printer is a rebranded version of the Entrust Datacard SD360 printer. We strongly advise customers to purchase the Entrust Datacard SD360 for the best value.

Product Features

  • Premium image quality
    The Polaroid P5500S ID card printer offers suburb printing results with crisp, clear, vibrant colors utilizing Microsofts XPS based technology. From the first batch to the last, you can count on getting consistant high quality results.

  • Multiple connectivity options
    The P5500S card printer features both USB and Ethernet connectivity right out of the box. No upgrades are necessary. This allows the printer to be ultra versatile and fit into a variety of IT enviroments.

  • Simple interface
    Take advantage of the Polaroid P5500S's easy to use interface. The driver software for the Polaroid P5500S uses intuitive icons to guide you through the printing options, which include security for preventing unauthorized printing, blocking printing over magnetic stripes, and regular maintenance.

  • Designed to be earth-friendly
    Not only is the P5500S is ENERGY STAR certified, it has been designed to utilize ribbons with a biodegradable core. The energy saving power down mode and decreased power consumption reduces both energy costs and enviromental impact.

  • Optional Encoding
    The Polaroid 1-5500S-00 dual-sidedID card printer has the ability to be upgraded with a magnetic stripe or smart card encoder. The upgrades are both factor or field upgradable for a high level of flexibility.

  • Optional Extended 100-card output hopper
    Increase the capacity for batch printing by upgrading to the 100-card output hopper.

Ideal Applications

  • Government
  • Corporations
  • College and universities
  • Other security-conscious organizations
Card Sizes AcceptedCR79 & CR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card, CR79 is slightly smaller)
Card Thickness Accepted10-40 mil
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing
Input Hopper Capacity100
InterfaceUSB & Ethernet
OS CompatibilityMicrosoft® Windows® XP, Vista & Windows 7 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Printer Options

Encoding -

  • Magnetic Stripe encoding
  • Smart card encoding - contact chip, MIFARE, DesFIRE, and iClass

TrueSupport plans through ID Wholesaler, including options to add printer loaner coverage to standard warranty.

Output Hopper Capacity25
Printing Speeds (sec/card)4.3 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
18 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
Printing CapabilitySingle-sided and dual-sided printing
Warranty3 years on printer and printhead
Weight & Dimensions12 lbs (5.5 kg), 21.2'' x 6.9'' x 8.8'' (539mm x 175mm x 224mm)

Polaroid P5500S