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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 $2,396.00 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, extended warranty plans, training

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.

  • 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 P5500S 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 Applications

  • Government
  • Corporations
  • College and universities
  • Other security-conscious organizations
Encoding Options
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
Print Resolution DPI
Printer Loudness
Printer Includes
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

Extended warranties 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)
Card Management

Polaroid P5500S