Evolis Primacy

primacy

The ultimate card printer!

Primacy is a high-end printer that is easy-to-use, flexible and fast .
When loaded with the Evolis cutting-edge encoding technologies, Primacy turns into the ideal solution to issue cards.
Primacy supports any requirement in card printing and encoding, in medium to large runs . This is the perfect option to deliver :

  • transportation passespayment cards
  • identification badges
  • as well as multi-feature cards: student cards  for example

A card printer which adapts to your needs

  • Primacy is available in single or double-side printing versions, with or without encoding technologies,
  • The encoding or double-sided printing options can be installed to order or at any time on site,
  • All Primacy versions are available with USB and Ethernet TCP/IP connectivity. Optional WIFI connectivity is available on the Wireless range.

General features

  • Single-sided or dual-sided  printing module, edge to edge printing
  • Color dye sublimation , monochrome thermal transfer
  • 300 dpi  print head (11.8 dots/mm)
  • 16MB  Memory (RAM)

Printing performances

  • Single side  :
    • Color (YMCKO) : 190 - 225 cards /hour1
    • Monochrome : 600 - 850 cards /hour
  • Dual side  
    • (YMCKO-K) : 140 cards /hour

Card management and specifications

  • Feeder capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Reject tray: 30 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil) 
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment (0.25mm / 10 mil cards  for monochrome printing only)
  • Types of cards: Types of cards : All PVC, Composite PVC cards, PET, RPET, ABS1  and special varnished1  cards
  • Card format  ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98mm x 85.60 mm) 

Evolis High Trust® ribbons

To maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of the print head and the overall printer reliability, use Evolis High Trust® ribbons.

  • Automatic identification and setting
  • Delivered in a drop-in cassette for easy handling
  • Ribbon saver for monochrome printing
RibbonsRibbon capacity
YMCKO 300 prints / roll
YMCKO-K 200 prints / roll
½ YMCKO 400 prints / roll
KO 600 prints / roll
Monochrome ribbon 1000 prints / roll(1)
Hologram varnish 400 prints / roll

Interfaces

  • USB 1.1 (supports 2.0)
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)
  • Optional 802.11b/g wireless connection2

Display

  • Printer LEDs
  • Graphical notifications3   from the printer: Empty input hopper alert, cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert 

Software

  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows: 
    • Printer driver
    • Evolis Print Center for printer management and settings
    • Printer Manager for bi-directional graphical notification4
    • Compatible with Windows™: XP SP3 32/64 ; Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64
  • Delivered with eMedia CS Card Designer, Standard Edition, unlimited version (supports WindowsTM 8, 7 and Vista)
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
  • Other OS: Linux upon request 

Warranty

  • 3-year warranty (printer and printhead)5 , up to 4 years with optional warranty extension. 

Size and weight

  • Size:
    • Height 247mm (9.72"") x length 205mm (8.07"") x width 381 mm (14.99"")
    • Height 247mm (9.72"") x length 205mm (8.07"") x width 481 mm (18.93"") (With reject tray)
  • Weight:  4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)

Dimensions and weight of the machine when packed :

  • Size (H x l x W) : 485 x 300 x 390 mm
  • Weight : 5.290kg

Sound (Evaluated according to the ISO 7779 standard)

Sound pressure level,  LpAm, measure at the operator position (colour mode YMCKO)  :

  • When operating: 48dB (A)
  • In sleep mode: background noise level

Safety

  • Slot for Kensington® security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding

Packaging content

  • Printer
  • CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals, and eMedia CS
  • Cleaning kit
  • USB cable
  • Reject tray
  • Power supply and cord

Options & Accessories

Colors available : Fire Red & Brilliant Blue

  • Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
  • Encoding options can be combined, factory ordered or upgraded on-site with additional modules:  Magnetic stripe encoder, smart contact station, smart encoding unit, contactless encoding unit
  • USB Encoding  over IP through additional USB Net Server module, upon request
  • Locking system to prevent access to the printer and consumables (cards and ribbons)

Environmental features, certifications and statement of compliance

  • Standby mode & reduced energy consumption
  • CE, FCC, IEC, VCCI, CCC, KC
  • ErP 2009/125/CE, ENERGY STAR, ROHS 

Power

  • Power supply : 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1,8A
  • Printer : 24 Volts DC, 3 A

Environment

  • Min/max operating temperature: 15° / 30 °C (59° / 86 °F)
  • Humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
  • Min/max storage temperature: -5° / +70 °C (23° / 158 °F)
  • Storage humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
  • Operating ventilation: open air

Resident fonts

  • Arial 100, Arial bold 100
  • Barcode: Code 39, Code 128, EAN 13, 2/5 interleaved
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