Printers & Systems

What is an ID Card Printer?

We all have at least one of them: plastic cards in the form of an employee ID badge, student IFargo DTC4500e ID Card PrinterD card,  membership card, credit card, gift card, and more. But how are they made? By a specialized piece of technology: an ID card printer. ID card printers are about the same size as a regular desktop office or inkjet printer. However, the technology inside the printers is much different. While an inkjet printer has a paper tray and ink cartridges, an ID card printer has a card input and output card hopper, as well as ink that is carried on ribbon. This video compares the two types of printers and provides a brief introduction to the functions of an ID card printer:
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