IDP Smart 31

IDP Smart 31 Dual Sided ID Card Printer & Complete Supplies Package with with Bodno Bronze Edition ID Software

IDP Smart 31

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Color Bronze Edition
Size Dual Sided

Product Highlights

  • A dual-sided photo ID card system that includes everything you need for entry-level printing applications.
  • IDP Smart 31 features direct-to-card printing in full color or monochrome, edge-to-edge printing, USB connectivity with optional ethernet capabilities, an 80-card input hopper, 25-card output hopper, convenient and easy to use interface, and low-cost security UV printing for added durability and security.
  • Includes Bodno Photo ID Software Bronze Edition, easy-to-use entry-level software for designing, managing, and printing your ID cards all in one powerful package.
  • Backed by a 2-year no-questions-asked printhead warranty, and 3 year advanced exchange coverage which allows you to exchange for a replacement printer that is covered for the duration of your printer’s warranty.

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Price: $1,599.00

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Whats in the box

Warranty 3 Year Warranty
Input Hopper 80
Output Hopper 25
Printing Speed
Full Color 23 seconds
Black 5 seconds
Cost Per Card
Single Sided Color $0.40
Dual Sided Color $0.72
1 Side Color 1 Side Black $0.43
Black $0.12
Card Thickness 15-30 mil
Connection USB
OS Compatible Windows, Mac
Weight 10.0 lb
Field Upgrades Dual Sided, Ethernet, Magnetic Encoding

IDP Smart 31 Description

IDP Smart 31 Photo ID System

Looking for a cost-effective and reliable entry-level id card printer? Then look no further than the IDP Smart31 ID card system. The IDP Smart31 printer brings high-quality and reliable printing solutions while delivering confine detail printing and speed. 

  • Small to medium-sized businesses 
  • Prints full-color ids or badges in 23 seconds, 5 seconds for monochrome in 300 to 1200 dpi and edge to edge printing. An entry-level printer that’s easy to install for professional-level printing in just a few easy steps. USB and Ethernet connectivity options available. 
  • 3 Years advantage exchange warranty and 2-year unlimited printhead warranty

The IDP Smart 31 ID printing system is an economical option for businesses and institutions looking to invest in a compact and high-speed printer that is perfect for printing small-batches of ID cards, badges, access passes, loyalty cards, and more.

Ideal for: Small to Medium-size businesses, like clubs or organizations.

Why you’ll love it: High-quality color and mono single-sided edge to edge printing. Add a layer of visual security to your cards with customizable UV security printing (UV ribbon needed). 3-year exchange warranty. 

Typical Applications: Access passes, student IDs, employee IDs, payment cards,  membership cards, loyalty cards, event badges, guest cards.

IDP Smart 31 ID Card Printer

Enjoy Full-Color Cards in 23 Seconds

The IDP Smart 31 combines speed (23 seconds per full-color card!) and capacity (the input hopper holds 80 cards with its cover open) to print your ID cards faster than other printers in its class. Plus, it comes with a 25-card output hopper for easy on-demand and small-batch printing. 

High-Quality Printing at Affordable Prices

The IDP Smart 31 uses edge-to-edge FineTM Imaging Technology to give your ID cards vibrant, life-like images with crisp, sharp text. 300 dpi and 600 to 1200 dpi for monochrome cards. Using dye sublimation you get beautiful and high-quality loyalty, membership, or id badges. IDP Smart31 ID printing systems also come with encoding options for magnetic stripe, contactless, and contact cards. This system also offers re-writable printing capabilities so that you can re-use cards again and again.

Easy to Navigate User-Friendly Printer

The IDP Smart 31 is straightforward and easy to set up and get started printing. The LED button makes operating this printer straightforward and changing in ribbon cartridges is easier than ever with IDP’s drop-in ribbon cartridge system. The IDP Smart 31 brings you a no-hassle printing experience that is intuitive and user-friendly. For smaller batches, you can even hand feed your cards for quick and easy printed cards only when you need them.

Additional Security Options For Forgery-Proof Printing

The IDP Smart 31 ID printer can print a unique SmartMark UV watermark on each card with a special ribbon for a secure UV layer that’s only visible under a UV light (UV ribbon needed). This ink can only be seen using an ultra-violet light source and is a virtually forgery-proof card—something no other printer at this price point can offer. 

Print with Peace of Mind

All of IDP’s printers are backed by a 3-year warranty that states that if anything goes wrong with the printer during the warranty period, IDP will send you an immediate replacement that is backed for the rest of your warranty. No more bothering with sending printers back and forth, just start printing wherever you left off with your new printer.  Not only that, but IDP also offers a 2-year no-questions-asked printhead warranty to make sure that you are always completely satisfied with your IDP printers. guarantees your complete satisfaction.

Upgrade Your Printer as Business Grows

The IDP Smart 31 is a modular entry-level printer, so you can always upgrade it to add performance or security features as your business needs to grow. Whether that’s smart-card, contactless, or magnetic card encoding,  Upgrades can be easily performed at your office at any time.

Optional Dual-Sided Printing

Looking for a dual-sided option? Bodno also offers the IDP Smart31 Dual-sided printer for those looking to add dual-sided printing capabilities to their organization. Whether it’s a barcode or digital signature, easily add fast dual-sided print speeds in one small and powerful package. 

Compact Design

For any organization that is looking to print under 1,000 cards per year, the IDP Smart 31 ID printer is lightweight, compact, and cost-effective. Compared to other printers in its price range, the IDP Smart31 has a print speed that’s up to 25% faster than the competition. With its compact and sleek design, it also integrates easily into your office environment and is lightweight enough that it can be easily moved to different locations or stored conveniently.

Logitech C270 HD Webcam

Take High-Resolution Snapshots

The Logitech C270 webcam features Logitech Fluid Crystal™ Technology- which enables users to capture crisp, clear photos that are easy to transfer onto photo ID badges. With its plug and play functionality, you can just plug the webcam into your computer’s USB port and it is ready for use.

Color Ribbon and Cards

PVC, PET, and composite PVC cards can be used with the IDP Smart 31 ID printer and take card sizes of both 15mil and 30mil. ISO CR80 is the preferred card size and uses Monochrome, YMCKO, and YMCKOK printing.

Everything you need to get started printing within minutes.

Need to get started printing immediately with your IDP Smart31? The system comes with a full-color YMCKO ribbon for printing 156 images per hour, plus 300 Bodno PVC cards. So you have everything you need to get started, now.

IDP Smart31 

Zebra ZC100

156 color cards per hour (720 cph in monochrome)

150 color cards per hour

300 dpi(color & mono), 600 & 1200 dpi (mono-only) resolution

300 dpi resolution 

80 card input/ 25 card output hopper

100 card input/ 100 card output hopper

UV Security Printing Capabilities

Printer-to-host authentication for security

3-Year unlimited warranty on printer  & 2 Year warranty on printhead

2-year unlimited warranty on printer and printhead

Software Description

Bodno Bronze Edition:

  • Windows & Mac compatibility
  • Template card designs
  • 1D barcode printing
  • Image editing
  • Card signatures
  • Free software updates
  • Internal database storage for card reprinting

The Bronze Edition is an excellent choice for those new to ID card printing. This user-friendly software comes with all the essential features you need to start creating professional-looking cards. With its compatibility across Windows and Mac, and the convenience of template designs, image editing, and 1D barcode printing, you'll be up and running in no time. Choose Bronze for an easy-to-use, reliable ID card printing experience.

Dual-Sided ID Card Printer

Dual-sided ID card printers provide a convenient and efficient solution for creating professional-quality ID cards. Compared to single-sided printers, dual-sided printers offer the ease of use that comes from not having to manually reinsert the card to print on the other side. This streamlines the printing process, saving both time and effort.

In terms of speed, dual-sided ID card printers are designed to print on both sides simultaneously, significantly reducing the time it takes to produce each card. This increased efficiency is particularly beneficial for organizations with large-scale printing needs, such as businesses, schools, and government agencies.

Dual-sided ID card printers also offer the flexibility to customize the content on both sides of the card. You can print the cardholder's photo, name, and other essential details on the front, while using the back for additional information, such as contact details, barcodes, QR codes, or company information. This versatility makes dual-sided ID card printers a valuable investment for organizations seeking a comprehensive and efficient ID card printing solution.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Byron Technical Support

Byron was very helpful and resolved my issue in no time. He was also very friendly and showed great customer support.

Nickolas Oatley

Angelo was very helpful on connecting my Macbook with the Bodno software and the IDP printer.

Peter Lavender
Technical Support

Joseph was extremely helpful with walking me through using the software so that I could print a large number of different cards. Couldn't have done it without his help!