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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.
  • Direct-to-card printer ideal for mid to high volume card printing applications.
  • Special features: same-side input/output hopper, built-in USB connectivity and 3-year advanced exchange with 2-year unlimited printhead warranty
  • Optional upgrades: Ethernet connectivity, encoding, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's Included

  • IDP Smart-50 printer
  • USB cable
  • Power cord
  • CD with drivers, manuals & utility programs
  • Quick install guide
  • 3-year advanced exchange with 2-year unlimited printhead warranty

The IDP Smart-50 ID Card Printer with Ethernet is perfect for on demand or volume printing with its fast print speeds. Quality printing, low-cost per card, and a flexible design are just some of the features that set this printer apart. The IDP Smart-50 is the perfect solution for small to medium-sized applications including access control, government ID, healthcare, banking cards and more!

  • Fast print speeds & Quality
    Need cards quickly? No problem! The IDP Smart-50 Printer prints up to 133 full color cards per hour. This printer provides quality, direct-to-card printing with 300dpi and edge-to-edge printing. You can expect brilliant colors and crisp barcodes.

  • Enhanced Data Security
    The Smart-50 has a password verification function to provide root and user authentications. Data transmitted on USB can be encrypted and SSL Protocol on Ethernet communications is supported. You can set a specific authorized PC for encoding and printing cards.

  • Easy-to-use and Compact Design
    The IDP Smart-50 offers a user-friendly design that is intuitive, allowing you to start printing quickly and easily! Plus, drop-in ribbon cartridges make ribbon changing a snap. This printer has a small footprint to easily fit any desktop configuration.

  • Industry-leading Warranty Protection
    The IDP Smart-50 ID Card Printer with Ethernet includes a top-of-the-line warranty plan that will ensure your card printing program is always operational, and you get the most for your money.
    • 3 - Year Advanced Exchange Coverage - If your printer goes down during the warranty, you won't need to deal with shipping loaner printers back-and-forth. Instead, you will simply exchange your printer for a replacement printer. The replacement printer will then be covered for the duration of your initial printer’s warranty.
    • 2 - Year Unlimited Prints/Passes Printhead Warranty – IDP will replace blown Printheads, no questions asked, for 2 years. (The replacement printhead is covered for the duration of the initial printhead’s warranty.)
Card Sizes AcceptedCR80 - standard PVC, PET or Composite PVC (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
Card Thickness Accepted15 - 40 Mil
Printer LoudnessOperating: 58 dB (A)
Peak: 68 dB (A)
Printer IncludesUSB cable
Power cords
CD with printer drivers, manuals & utility programs
Input Hopper Capacity100
OS CompatibilityMicrosoft® Windows® 2000, 2003, XP, Vista (32- & 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit), Windows 8 (32- & 64-bit), Windows 10 (32- & 64-bit); Mac OS, Linux
Printer OptionsEncoding:
  • Magnetic stripe
  • Contact smart card encoding
  • Contactless smart card encoding
Ethernet connectivity
Extended warranties through ID Wholesaler
Output Hopper Capacity40
Printing Speeds (sec/card)5 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
22 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
Printing CapabilitySingle side
Warranty3-year advanced exchange with 2-year unlimited printhead warranty
Weight & Dimensions10 lbs (4.5 kg), 6.7'' x 16.5'' x 7.7'' (170mm x 420mm x 195mm)

IDP Smart-50S Printer

IDP Smart-50S Printer Downloads

Visit the IDP support page to find the latest Smart-50S drivers and firmware
- Smart-50S Firmware and Drivers

IDP Smart-50S Printer User Manuals

Find the latest version of the IDP Smart-50 user manual below:
- IDP Smart-50S User Manual

Technical Support

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