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Evolis Primacy 2 Dual-Sided Expert Printer Wireless with USB & Wi-Fi

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  • Print speeds of 280 full-color ID cards an hour, at a 300 dpi resolution
  • 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:USB and Ethernet standard, 100-card input and output hoppers
  • Optional upgrades: dual-sided printing , encoding

What's Included

  • Primacy 2 printer
  • USB cable
  • Drivers and documentation
  • Starter cleaning kit
  • 3-year printhead warranty

Print medium to large volume jobs quickly and efficiently with the Evolis Primacy 2 Expert Printer. Complete with a reliable connection via USB and Ethernet and Cardpresso XXS software for perfect ID card printing.

Trusted reliability & performance
Print large volumes or just a few cards, Evolis Primacy 2 excels in any print job and reliably produces high-quality ID cards. Experience 300dpi resolution (up to 1200dpi in Advanced mode) and blazingly-fast print speeds of 280 full-color, single-sided ID cards per hour, a 100-card input/output and an optional 200-card feeder, making it even better than the previous generation.

Eco-Friendly. Lightweight. Rewritable.
Minimize your footprint just by using the Evolis Primacy 2 for your card issuance needs. It's lightweight and requires less materials for production and even less with its rewritable feature, so you can print, erase, and reprint your rewritable cards.

Intuitive Design with optional LCD Screen
The Evolis Evolis Primacy 2 stays true to what makes optimal printing production possible with its famed user interface. Get your card issuance program up and running quickly. It's even faster with an optional easy-to-read touchscreen display with notifications for printer cleanings, low ribbon levels, card volume alerts, and more.

Built-in Ethernet & USB
Standard options for connectivity for Evolis Primacy 2 still provide Ethernet and USB for versatility and all of your card printing jobs.

Trusted TrueSupport Coverage
IDWholesaler proudly provides TrueSupport for Evolis Evolis Primacy 2, adding to its renowned reliability and performance.

Professional Photo-Quality
Get high-resolution print in 300dpi (up to 1200 dpi in Advanced mode) for vivid, crisp colors and imagery. You'll get stunning results with a premium, high-quality finish.

Security Made Simple
Get cards printed fast with security built-in for peace of mind. It's simple to make your cards with custom graphics that'll ensure IDs are unique and not easy to duplicate. Make it more secure with lamination, and UV effects and holograms. Options to upgrade to magnetic encoding, contact and contactless chips are also available for extra protection. You can get the protection YOU need, the way YOU want it configured.

Double overlay for UV effects can be applied to give an extra layer of protection, increasing security and reducing unauthorized duplication and discouraging forgery and fraud.

Digital Erasing
Any sensitive data sent to the printer is completely deleted from memory.

Optional Kineclipse
You can also choose to automatically hide and mask sensitive data left on the ribbon after printing.

Optional Mechanical Key
Lock everything with an onboard mechanical locking mechanism, secure by physical key to prevent your Evolis Primacy 2 from being opened, tampered or consumables from being taken.

Optional dual-sided printing
Upgrade your Evolis Primacy 2 with ease to print to both sides of your cards. No extra equipment is necessary. Simply purchase an activation key and follow the easy instructions that are included.

Optional encoding
Customize your Evolis Primacy 2 with your desired encoding options for your ideal photo ID cards. Apply magnetic stripe, smart card contact (ISO 7816-compliant), and contactless (MIFARE, DESFIRE, and iClass) encoding for the perfect scalable solution.

Optional card lamination
Add lamination to your ID cards for your dual-sided Evolis Primacy 2 printer, adding security and durability to your cards with patches, varnish, and holographics. Lamination protects cards from physical wear and tear and helps deter tampering and forgery. When using cards that include laminate patches or hologram varnish, Evolis Primacy 2 Lamination Module is highly recommended as it yields the best results possible. Double Overlay is also available to give your cards twice the protection and durability.

Ideal Applications

  • Corporate employee IDs
  • Student and faculty cards
  • Access control
  • Government
  • Transportation
  • Retail loyalty cards

Compatible with smartphone and tablet, in addition to giving you an optimized user experience on Windows and Linux.

Card Sizes AcceptedCR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
Card Thickness Accepted10 - 50 Mil
Note: When using 10 mil adhesive-backed cards, Mylar-backed cards are recommended. (See our CR8010MYAB CR80.10 Mylar Adhesive Backed Cards.)
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing
Print Resolution DPIStandard 300 x 300 DPI
Customizable 300 x 600 DPI (color and monochrome printing) or 300 x 1200 DPI (monochrome)
Printer LoudnessOperating: 48 dB (A)
Printer IncludesUSB cable Power supply & cord Cleaning kit Printer drivers and user manuals Reject tray
Input Hopper Capacity100
InterfaceUSB & Ethernet
OS CompatibilityMicrosoft® Windows® XP (SP3), Vista (32- & 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit), Windows 8 (32- & 64-bit); & Windows 10 (32- & 64-bit)
Output Hopper Capacity100
30-card reject hopper
Printing Speeds (sec/card)4.5 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
12.9 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
Printing CapabilitySingle-sided printing

3 years on printhead

Weight & Dimensions

9.26 lbs
247 x 205 x 382 mm (9.72" x 8.07" x 14.99")

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