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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dual-sided cards give you more room to include important images, text, cardholder information, and security features on your cards, making them a popular choice in many ID card systems. If you have AlphaCard ID Suite […]
After you have designed a new ID card, you’ll need to find the right ribbon type to print it with – but how do you know if you need a YMCKO ribbon, a YMCKOK ribbon, […]
Scratch-off ribbons are a fun way to create unique cards for your customers – popular with gift cards, scratch-off rewards cards, and more. But do you know how these ribbons work?
How scratch-off ribbons work
There are […]
HoloKote is an exclusive Magicard printer feature, and a powerful (but affordable!) way to add visual security to your ID cards. With the HoloKote you can add a watermark-like image to any card.
Unlike other printers […]
If your ID cards will be used to increase security, do you know what options you have to design and print visually secure cards? These features will make it easier to identify authentic cards and […]
It’s time to celebrate the start of spring weather with some spring cleaning – do you have your ID card printer on that list? ID card printers need care and maintenance to continue running smoothly […]
Printing photo ID cards is one of the most common uses for ID card systems – from education to healthcare to hospitality, many organizations and businesses include employee photos in their ID cards. But do […]