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IDP IPS Smart-70 ID Card Printer Single-Sided - Configurable

  • Direct to card printing
  • Single-sided printing
  • Ethernet Connectivity
  • Warranty: 3 years

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MSRP $3,770.00
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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.
  • Single-sided direct-to-card ID printer is ideal for high-volume card printing applications
  • Special features: 3-year advanced warrantyprinter warranty with 2-year unlimited printhead warranty
  • Optional upgrades: 500-card output hopper, dual-sided printing, encoding, lamination

What's Included

  • Smart-70 printer - 651159
  • 500-card input hopper - 651156
  • USB Cable
  • Power supply cord
  • Printer driver CD
  • Printer user manual
  • 3-year warranty with advanced exchange (2-year on printhead)

The innovative IDP IPS Smart-70 Single-Sided ID Card Printer was designed for customized, high-capacity ID card production with a large 500-card input hopper and a 100-card exit box. Its state-of-the-art modular design allows your printing process to evolve as your business grows. You can easily add a flipper or laminator modules for dual-sided printing or laminating, as well as various encoders like magnetic stripe, contact, and contactless smart card for an added layer of security.

  • Intuitive user-friendly interface
    The IDP IPS Smart-70 single-sided ID card printer supports a flexible user environment as a desktop printer. It features a convenient simplex configuration with a combined front- and side-loading system, so changing or replacing ribbons and other printing supplies is always quick and easy. The LCD control panel on the top of the printer module makes it a snap for any type of user to operate and check printing job status.

  • Unparalleled edge-to-edge printing
    The IDP Smart-70 IPS printer uses dye-sublimation printing with large-capacity color and monochrome ribbons to consistently ensure vibrant colors, brilliant images, and crisp barcodes. It provides exceptional quality, direct-to-card printing at 300dpi and edge-to-edge printing

  • Industry-leading Warranty Protection
    The IDP IPS Smart-70 Single-Sided ID Card Printer 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.)

  • Dependable high-speed printing
    If your card production requires the need for speed, the large-capacity Smart-70 IPS printer produces quality cards quickly and efficiently - up to 1,000 monochrome or up to 225 full-color cards a single hour. The specialized card feeding process uses a hook and pulley system for accurate, scratch-free feeding that prevents damage on the surface of the cards and results in exceptional, high-resolution image quality.

  • Flexible and adaptable modular design
    Get your card printing up and running quickly with the IDP Smart-70 IPS printer. The high-durability metal frame and shaft construction are all-bearing to ensure years of reliable card production. It can easily be upgraded to a fully-configured system at any time should your card production needs change. The IDP IPS printer requires no special tools for upgrades; printer upgrades can be completed by you at any time by using the provided alignment plate and communications cable.

  • Integrated security
    The IDP Smart-70 single-sided printer includes both a physical cartridge locking mechanism and an anti-theft Kensington® lock system for an added layer of security. It 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.

  • Built-in USB and Ethernet connectivity
    Ethernet and USB connectivity are standard features for the Smart-70 IPS, providing added versatility for all of your card printing jobs.

  • Optional dual-sided printing
    Does your application require printing on both sides of the card? No problem. The IDP Smart-70 Card Printer is available as a single or dual-sided ID printer. Utilizing dual-sided printing allows for more space on your ID card for your company logo, additional cardholder information or security features. View the IDP Smart-70 Dual-Sided Card Printer.

  • Optional 500-card output hopper
    The IDP Smart-70 651158 output hopper can house a total of 500 printed cards and allows for fewer interruptions in your card printing process. The 651158 extended output hopper is compatible with all Smart-70 series ID card printers.

  • Optional encoding
    The IDP IPS Smart-70 ID card printer allows for magnetic stripe and contactless encoding options to create feature-rich ID cards.

  • Optional high-speed encoding
    IDP Smart-70 ID card printer offers a stand-alone encoder module that allows for simultaneous encoding and printing. The 651154 high-speed encoding module is designed for high-volume card-output and is ideal for encoding programs that require multiple-technology encoding. The 651154 allows for the same magnetic stripe and contactless encoding that can be added to any Smart-70 printer with the addition of contact smart card encoding. Note: The 651154 encoder module eliminates the need to add encoding directly to your printer module. (Add this module to your printer order from the Related Products tab.)

  • Optional lamination
    Add more durability and increased security to your personalized cards with the IDP Smart-70 lamination module. The optional IDP 651157 instant direct heating laminator module requires no warming-up time and boasts lower consumption time for optimal card production. It delivers outstanding lamination results whether your application calls for holographic film or laminate patches. The Smart-70 Laminator offers vertical and horizontal laminating patch position adjustment for perfect positioning and easily integrates with the single-sided printer with an alignment plate.

    • Ideal Applications

      • Corporate IDs
      • Access control
      • Student IDs
      • Healthcare
      • Government
      • Casinos and gaming
      • Card bureaus
      • Transportation
      • Membership / loyalty / gift cards
Card Sizes AcceptedCR80 - standard PVC, PET or Composite PVC (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
Card Thickness Accepted15-40 mil
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing
Printer LoudnessOperating: 58 dB (A)
Peak: 76 dB (A)
Printer IncludesIPS Single-sided printer
500-card input hopper
USB cable
Power supply cord
Printer driver CD
Printer user manual
3-year warranty with advanced exchanged (2-year on printhead)
Input Hopper Capacity500
InterfaceUSB & Ethernet
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 (Requires purchase of external encoding module)
  • Contactless smart card encoding
500-Card output hopper - Printer Part Number: IPO
Output Hopper Capacity100
Printing Speeds (sec/card)3.6 seconds monochrome single-sided card (K)
16-18 seconds full-color single-sided card (YMCKO)
22-24 seconds full-color dual sided cards (YMCKOK)
Printing CapabilitySingle side
Warranty3-year advanced exchange with 2-year unlimited printhead warranty
Weight & DimensionsPrinter Module: 18.2lbs (8.25kg), 22'' x 13'' x 12'' (558.8mm x 330.2mm x 195.58mm)
500-Card Input Hopper: 12.8lbs (5.8kg), 22'' x 13'' x 21.6 (558.8mm x 330.2mm x 548.64mm)
500-Card Output Hopper Optional: 11.8lbs (5.35kg), 22'' x 13'' x 21.6 (558.8mm x 330.2mm x 548.64mm)

IDP Smart-70 Printer

IDP Smart-70 Printer Downloads

Visit the IDP support page to find the latest Smart-70 drivers and firmware
- Smart-70 Drivers and Firmware

IDP Smart-70 Printer User Manuals

Find the latest version of the IDP Smart-70 user manual below:
- IDP Smart-51 User Manual

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