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  • ID Card Printers Come with a Wide Range of Professional Features

Ask AlphaCard: How can I customize my card printer?

By |July 16th, 2019|

ID card printers come in a wide range of styles and features, many with optional upgrade options so you can customize the printer to meet your specific organization’s needs. But what are all your options, […]

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  • Do ID card printer supplies expire?

Ask AlphaCard: How long are my printer supplies good?

By |May 28th, 2019|

To print an ID card you’ll need a card printer, blank card, and printer ribbon. It may be tempting to stock up on these consumable printing supplies when you spot a good deal, but do […]

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  • Affordable AlphaPass Proximity Cards, Ready to Ship in 1-3 Days

What information do I need to reorder prox cards?

By |February 5th, 2019|

Unless your access control system uses a proprietary card format, you can easily order new prox cards from different brands and providers – often saving you money if you switch to a brand like AlphaPass […]

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  • How to understand printer ribbon names

How do I choose the right printer ribbon?

By |January 22nd, 2019|

ID card printers use unique ribbons instead of ink (with a few exceptions) to print your durable, high-quality cards. But if you’re new to ID card printing, you’re probably wondering how to pick the right […]

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  • How to understand printer ribbon names

How to decode printer ribbon names

By |September 18th, 2018|

To print an ID card with your card printer, you’ll need a printer ribbon – but do you know which one you need and how it works? Our ID experts break down the secret to […]

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  • AlphaCard Guide to Printing Secure ID Cards

How to make your cards more secure

By |August 28th, 2018|

There are many ways to design and print secure cards to deter card tampering and unauthorized duplication – which features you’ll need will depend on your printer, card design, and security needs.

There are two main […]

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  • Affordable AlphaPass Proximity Cards, Ready to Ship in 1-3 Days

Ask AlphaCard: Can I print on prox cards?

By |August 7th, 2018|

Access control cards come in a wide range of styles and can add functionality to your business. One of the most common questions we get with prox cards, however, is whether you can print on […]

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  • How To Take Care Of Your ID Card Printer

How to take care of your ID card printer

By |May 29th, 2018|

You can spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on your ID card printer and supplies, and then spend time setting up your cardholder database and designing your cards – but if you aren’t taking care […]

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Can I get more prints if I use less color on my cards?

By |March 20th, 2018|

Can you get more prints from the ribbon if you use less color in your card design? This is one of the most common questions we get from people new to ID card printing, but […]

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  • Reverse Transfer ID Card Printers - Fargo HDP5600

How does reverse transfer card printing work?

By |February 13th, 2018|

Reverse transfer (also called retransfer) ID card printers use a unique printing process to create high quality, high definition, more durable ID cards with vibrant colors and fine image details.

How does Reverse Transfer Printing Work?

Reverse […]

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