Retransfer ID card printers deliver exceptional print quality and performance. They are ideal for both bulk printing and on-demand printing environments, and always produce professional-quality ID cards to suit your needs.
The most common type of printers are direct-to-card, or dye sublimation. This process prints directly onto each PVC card. Retransfer printers, on the other hand, use a two step process in which the color images are first printed on a clear substrate that is then heat treated onto the card. This allows for retransfer printer heads to never have to make contact with the surface of the card, and allows for increased card durability, improved print consistency, and full edge-to-edge printing.
Below are our two favorite single-sided reverse transfer ID card printers that you can choose for your establishment.
The Fargo HDP5000 is one of the fastest retransfer ID card printers out there. It can print around 150 cards in an hour with just a 60-second warm-up time. The HDP5000 also comes with enhanced security features to give you a pro-level ID card system.
The HDP5000 ID card printer features a modular design that fits snugly in any office environment. It sports a 100-card input hopper and a 200-card output hopper to facilitate quick batch printing. Moreover, you also get 300 dpi print resolution with Fargo HDP5000 that makes it a worthy investment for small to large businesses.
HDP5000 is backed by a 3-year warranty and lifetime printhead warranty by Fargo printers. You can upgrade it to dual-sided printing as well.
Zebra ZXP Series 9
The Zebra ZXP Series 9 is the second-gen retransfer ID card printer by Zebra printers. It improves on the ZXP Series 8 printer in many aspects, such as industry-leading print speeds and optional eco-friendly, waste-free lamination. Zebra ZXP 9 comes with patented Color Predictive Technology to auto-adjust the printer settings algorithmically, which helps to produce the best print quality.
The ZXP Series 9 gives you photographic quality cards at 300 dpi print resolution. The ID card printer comes with a 150-card input hopper and a 100-card output hopper, along with a 15-card reject hopper to facilitate flexible operation. It has user-selectable print modes as well to allow you complete control over your application.
Zebra ZXP Series 9 printers can print up to 190 cards per hour. It is backed by a 2-year warranty and lifetime warranty on printhead. You can also upgrade the ID system with encoding features.
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