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IDP Smart-51 Laminating ID Card Printer

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The IDP Smart-51 ID card printer with lamination, an upgrade from the Smart-50, is faster and more efficient so you can print professional ID cards with confidence.

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  • Dual-sided dye sublimation printer with lamination
  • Quick print times – print and laminate full-color cards in just 22 seconds
  • 100 card input hopper, 40 card output hopper
  • Upgrade options: Ethernet connectivity

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MSRP: $4,490
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  • Dual-sided dye sublimation printer with lamination
  • Quick print times – print and laminate full-color cards in just 22 seconds
  • 100 card input hopper, 40 card output hopper
  • Upgrade options: Ethernet connectivity
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IDP Smart-51 with Lamination Overview

  • Printing Capability: Dual-sided
  • Print Technology: Dye sublimation
  • Print Speed: Full-color, laminated, single-sided cards in 22 seconds
  • Input/Output Hopper: 100/40 cards
  • Warranty: 3 year manufacturer warranty

The IDP Smart-51 ID card printer withlamination, an upgrade from the Smart-50, is faster and more efficient so you can print professional ID cards with confidence.

User-Friendly Modular Design

With so many options, it's easy to customize the Smart-51 to meet your organization's specific needs. This allows you to get only the features you need without paying for expensive upgrades you may not use.

The base model comes as a single-sided, USB, non-encoding printer but you can choose to add dual-sided printing, Ethernet, and lamination.

Convenient Batch Printing

The Smart-51 ID card printer comes with a 100 card input hopper and a 40 card output hopper, so you can quickly and easily print small to mid-sized batches of cards without having to stop frequently to load new cards. If you need to print a card or two, there's also an option to hand feed single cards.

And with fast print speeds, batch printing will take only minutes – you can print full color, laminated cards in only 22 seconds per card (a one second improvement over the Smart-50)!

Lamination for Added Durability

The Smart-51 printer comes with single or dual-sided lamination to add durability to your ID cards by applying a protective coat of laminate which shields you cards from the daily wear and tear of card use.

Along with protecting your cards from the elements, lamination also helps prevent fraudulent card tampering or reproduction. Lamination makes it harder to tamper with the cards because as the lamination film is peeled back the text and images are damaged. You can also use lamination film with holographic images to make your cards easily identifiable.

Printer Options & Upgrades

The Smart-51 is available with the following upgrades:

  • Dual-sided printing
  • Ethernet connectivity
  • Lamination

Smart-51 Printer Warranty

The IDP Smart-51 ID card printer with lamination comes with a three year manufacturer warranty.

What’s Included:

  • IDP Smart-51 ID card printer with lamination
  • Printer power supply
  • USB cable
  • Install disk
  • Printer guides
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • Free Setup Assistance & Training
  • Free Lifetime Support & Troubleshooting
  • Return Protection & System Upgrade Program
  • and much, much more
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Technical Specs

IDP Smart-51 Laminating

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Cost
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MSRP
Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
$
AlphaCard Price
Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
Warranty
Printer Coverage
3 years
Loaner Coverage
Printhead Coverage
2 years
Printing
?
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
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Re-Writable Printing
No
Card Capacity
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Input Hopper
100
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Output Hopper
40
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Single Feed Mode
No
Print Speed
Full Color
17 seconds
Monochrome
5 seconds
Supplies
?
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Dual-Sided
?
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
250
Single-Sided Black
1200
Dual-Sided
600
Accepted Card Sizes
CR79
CR80
Card Thickness
15-40 mil
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
Contact Card
Contactless Card
DesFire
iCLASS
Magnetic Stripe
MiFare
?
Available Factory Options
Ethernet
Hopper Upgrades
Printer Lock
?
Available Field Upgrades
?
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
All-in-One Lock System | Kensington Lock
Compatibility
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Connection Type
Ethernet
USB
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OS Compatibility
Mac OSX - 10.0 Cheetah
Mac OSX - 10.1 Puma
Mac OSX 10.2 Jaguar
Mac OSX 10.3 Panther
Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger
Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard
Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks
Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite
Mac OSX 10.11 El Capitan
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003
Linux
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Mac Compatible
Yes
Physical Specs
Size
6.5" W x 26.6" L x 8.3" H
Weight
19.4
MPNS
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Available MPNs
IDP-651400,
IDP-651410
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