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 […]
Prox cards, like affordable AlphaPass cards, add efficiency to your day – they are the fastest and easiest way to unlock the door at work, at the gym, at the pool, or anywhere else that […]
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 […]