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Datacard’s tactile impression – security you can see & feel

By |June 14th, 2016|

The Datacard SD460 ID card printer has a host of impressive features – it’s a dual-sided printer with lamination. And tactile impression printing adds a unique layer of security not seen on most other printers.

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I have a Magicard printer, how do I turn on HoloKote?

By |April 28th, 2016|

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 […]

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Understanding ID printer connection types

By |February 18th, 2016|

How many users will be printing from your ID card printer? The answer to this question will help you know which type of printer you need, from a printer designed for a single user to […]

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Do you know the different ribbon types?

By |February 16th, 2016|

Unlike inkjet printers you may be more familiar with, ID card printers use specialized ribbons with a pre-set amount of prints per ribbon. Not sure which one you need? We’ll help you understand the differences.

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When speed matters – Fastest ID card printers

By |February 11th, 2016|

If you’ll be printing hundreds or even thousands of cards in a single day, you need an ID card printer with fast print times to maximize your printing efficiency. So we’ve rounded up the fastest […]

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Why does hopper size matter?

By |January 26th, 2016|

When it comes to ID card printers, you will have several important decisions to make before purchasing one. Knowing how many cards you need to print at a time will be a large factor in […]

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Do I need a single or dual-sided printer?

By |January 7th, 2016|

When you’re looking for a new ID card printer, the most important thing to consider is how you will use your cards – what features do you want, and what design or security requirements do […]

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Learn how your ID Card Printer Works!

By |October 19th, 2015|

Have you ever wondered how an ID card printer works? It’s a completely different process compared to an ink jet printer, and we’ve introduced a new Learning Center section to help you understand why! In […]

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A Primer on Lamination

By |August 31st, 2015|

Lamination increases the lifespan of ID cards, allowing them to stand up to daily use better than their non-laminated versions. Not sure lamination is worth it for your ID card program? If you want your […]

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Tips for Placing Your ID Cards into a Card Hopper

By |June 16th, 2015|

While it may seem like a no-brainer task, the way in which you insert your blank ID cards into your ID printer’s hopper has a big impact on how your ID cards turn out once […]

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