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IDP Smart 50 ID Card Printer System

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IDP Smart 50 ID Card Printer System

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The IDP Smart-50 ID card system is an mid-level ID card system for on-demand or mid-to high-volume printing.

  • System includes: IDP Smart-50 printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Light software, YMCKO ribbon, blank cards, cleaning kit, and digital ID camera
  • Single-sided, dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speeds – print full color, single-sided cards in 18 seconds
  • Hand feed or 100 card input hopper, 40 card output hopper
  • Mac users – please select AlphaCard ID Builder software & Logitech C920 camera
MSRP: $1,741.90
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  • System includes: IDP Smart-50 printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Light software, YMCKO ribbon, blank cards, cleaning kit, and digital ID camera
  • Single-sided, dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speeds – print full color, single-sided cards in 18 seconds
  • Hand feed or 100 card input hopper, 40 card output hopper
  • Mac users – please select AlphaCard ID Builder software & Logitech C920 camera
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IDP Smart 50 ID Card Printer System

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Boasting fast print speeds, the IDP Smart-50 ID card system is ideal for on-demand or mid-to high-volume printing. Quality prints, a low-cost per card and flexible design are just some of the features that set this printer apart. The perfect solution for access control, government ID, health-care, banking cards and more!

IDP Smart-50 ID Card Printer

The professional IDP Smart-50 ID card printer has a wide range of upgrade options from dual-sided printing to lamination, so you can easily customize the printer for your organization.

  • Printing Capability: Single-sided
  • Print Technology: Dye sublimation
  • Print Speed: Full color, single-sided cards in 18 seconds
  • Input/Output Hopper: 100/40
  • Warranty: 3 years printer, 2 years printhead

Smart-50 Printer Warranty

The IDP Smart-50 ID card printer comes with a three year manufacturer warranty, with a two year printhead warranty.

What’s Included:

  • IDP Smart-50 ID card printer
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software
  • Digital ID camera
  • 500 premium blank ID cards
  • YMCKO ribbon—250 prints
  • Cleaning kit
  • Printer power cord & USB cable
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • Free Setup Assistance & Training
  • Free Lifetime Support & Troubleshooting
  • Return Protection & System Upgrade Program
  • and much, much more
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Card Design Software For PC or Mac

AlphaCard software makes it quick and easy to design cards, print cards, and manage your cardholder database. With software features ranging from the very basic up to advanced design options, you'll find software and database options for ID card programs of every size.

AlphaCard ID Suite Light – PC

AlphaCard ID Suite Light makes it trouble-free to design custom ID cards with text, photos, logos, barcodes, and more to fit your organization's unique needs. With the pre-defined card templates you can start designing your IDs instantly, or create your own design in just a few easy steps.

AlphaCard ID Suite Light edition comes with a built-in database to hold up to 200 records, so you can quickly access your cardholder information. With AlphaCard ID Suite Light you have six text fields including first name, last name, title, and department, along with two data fields and a photo field to use when designing your cards.

AlphaCard ID Builder – Mac

If you will be designing and printing cards from a Mac computer, you;ll need to select the AlphaCard ID Builder Mac-compatible software. AlphaCard ID Builder is easy to use and comes in several different editions with a wide range of powerful design and database features. This software is compatible with Mac OSX 10.5 and above.

AlphaCard ID Builder Basic is entry-level software with a built-in database that holds up to 300 records (100 with photos). AlphaCard ID Builder Standard has an unlimited built-in database, and can also be connected to an external XLS, XLSX, CSV, or TXT database. AlphaCard ID Builder Professional connects with external SQLite and MSAccess databases, and allows for multi-layout card designs. AlphaCard ID Builder Elite is the most advanced version with ODBC connections to an external database and user management.

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Technical Specs

IDP Smart-50

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Warranty
Printer Coverage
3 years
Loaner Coverage
Optional
Printhead Coverage
2 Years
Printing
?
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
?
Re-Writable Printing
No
Card Capacity
?
Input Hopper
100
?
Output Hopper
40
?
Single Feed Mode
No
Print Speed
Full Color
18 seconds
Monochrome
5 seconds
Supplies
?
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Dual-Sided
?
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
250
Single-Sided Black
1200
Dual-Sided
Accepted Card Sizes
CR80
Card Thickness
15-40 mil
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
Contact Card
Contactless Card
DesFire
iCLASS
Magnetic Stripe
MiFare
?
Available Factory Options
Dual Sided
Ethernet
Hopper Upgrades
Lamination
?
Available Field Upgrades
Dual Sided
Encoding
Ethernet
Hopper Upgrades
Lamination
Magnetic Stripe
?
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Compatibility
?
Connection Type
Ethernet
USB
?
OS Compatibility
Mac OSX - 10.0 Cheetah
Mac OSX - 10.1 Puma
Mac OSX 10.2 Jaguar
Mac OSX 10.3 Panther
Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger
Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard
Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks
Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite
Mac OSX 10.11 El Capitan
Windows XP
Windows XP - 32 bit
Windows XP - 64 bit
Windows Vista
Windows Vista - 32 bit
Windows Vista - 64 bit
Windows 7
Windows 7 - 32 bit
Windows 7 - 64 bit
Windows 8
Windows 8 - 32 bit
Windows 8 - 64 bit
Windows 10
Windows 10 - 32 bit
Windows 10 - 64 bit
Windows 2000
Windows 2000 - 32 bit
Windows 2000 - 64 bit
Linux
?
Mac Compatible
Yes
Physical Specs
Size
6.7" W x 16.5"-27.6" L x 7.7" H
Weight
4.5 lbs - 9.2 lbs
MPNS
?
Available MPNs
650793,
650792,
650800,
650814,
650842,
650858,
650849,
650865
Customize System
Customize System
AlphaCare
When you place an order with AlphaCard, you qualify for full, personal assistance to ensure that your ID card program reaches its full potential. This commitment to strong customer service and support is called AlphaCare. It's completely free and you'll only find it at AlphaCard.
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Customize your System Components

IDP Smart50S ID Card Printer
* = Required Option
ID Software (Mac or PC)

For PC - AlphaCard ID Suite card design software comes in five versions. Choose from AlphaCard ID Suite Basic, Light, Standard, Professional, or Elite for additional card design, database, encoding & security functionality. For more info, view the Software Selection Guide or call (800) 717-8080.

For Mac - AlphaCard ID Builder is Mac-compatible ID card software available in four editions. Choose from Basic, Standard, Professional, or Elite for Mac-compatible card design and database software with a wide range of professional features. Learn more about AlphaCard ID Builder.

* = Required Option
500 Premium Blank PVC Cards
If you are upgrading to the magnetic stripe encoding version of this printer, be sure to select magnetic stripe cards.
* = Required Option
ID Camera
System includes the Logitech C270 photo ID camera. Upgrade to the Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam for Mac OS compatibility.
* = Required Option
ID Accessory Pack - Includes Lanyards, Strap Clips & Slot Punch - 100 Count
Add an ID accessory pack to your system for $100 (value of $208). The pack includes 100 breakaway lanyards, 100 clear vinyl strap clips, and a user-friendly stapler-style slot punch.
* = Required Option
AlphaCare - AlphaCare Plus
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Compare AlphaCare Support Plans

AlphaCare is the industry's best support plan, FREE for all AlphaCard customers covering printer, software, or system setup & training. Upgrade to AlphaCarePlus for premium benefits.

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  included low annual fee
Setup Assistance & Training
Lifetime Email Support
Warranty Advocate Service
Printer Repair Facilitation
30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support 30 days
VIP Phone & Email Queue  
Free Software Updates  
Annual Printer Check-up  
Advanced Configuration Help  
25% Off Extended Services  
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  included
Setup Assistance & Training
Lifetime Email Support
Warranty Advocate Service
Printer Repair Facilitation
30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support 30 days
VIP Phone & Email Queue  
Free Software Updates  
Annual Printer Check-up  
Advanced Configuration Help  
25% Off Extended Services  
Benefit Comparison
  low annual fee
Setup Assistance & Training
Lifetime Email Support
Warranty Advocate Service
Printer Repair Facilitation
30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support
VIP Phone & Email Queue
Free Software Updates
Annual Printer Check-up
Advanced Configuration Help
25% Off Extended Services
* = Required Option
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