It is always a good idea to have an extra ribbon or two, cleaning supplies, and blank cards on hand if you run out or need to replace something – but can you have too […]
One key reason organizations use ID accessories with their ID cards and badges is to increase security; by having the cards visible at all times you can more easily identify all visitors and spot unauthorized […]
Cleaning your card printer is a quick and easy task that can save you hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars in future repairs and only requires minimal supplies. Let our ID experts explain why this […]
Not sure what a printer ribbon name means, and how tell if it’s the one you need? Ask the experts at AlphaCard, we’re here to help!
Common Printer Ribbons – What is YMCKO & YMCKOK?
YMCKO is […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]