IDP Smart 51 ID Card Printer

IDP Smart 51 Dual Sided ID Card Printer & Complete Supplies Package with Bodno Bronze Edition ID Software 

IDP Smart 51 ID Card Printer

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Color Bronze Edition
Size Dual Sided

Product Highlights

  • Dual-sided photo ID system includes all components necessary for high-volume printing.
  • Printer features direct-to-card printing in full color or monochrome, USB connection, LCD display, 200-card input hopper (with cover open), 40-card output hopper (with optional 100-card stacker), customizable watermarks for visual security, and UV printing (with optional fluorescent ribbon) for added durability and security.
  • Includes Bodno Photo ID Software Bronze Edition, a powerful and easy-to-use entry-level software for designing, managing, and printing your ID cards.
  • Backed by a 3-year advance exchange warranty + a 2-year no-questions-asked printhead warranty, and expert online customer service.

MSRP: $3,241.49

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Price: $1,999.00

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Whats in the box

Warranty 3 Year Warranty
Input Hopper 100
Output Hopper 40
Printing Speed
Full Color 17 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 15-40 mil
Connection USB
OS Compatible Windows, Mac
Weight 15.0 lb
Field Upgrades Dual Sided, Ethernet, Magnetic Encoding

IDP Smart 51 ID Card Printer Description

IDP Smart 51 Single-Sided Photo ID System

Did you fall in love with the reliability + low price-per-print of the IDP Smart 50 Photo ID System, but wished it...

  • ...was even faster?
  • ...could hold more cards?
  • ...had even better image quality?

The IDP Smart 51 is a faster, fuller version of its wildly popular predecessor — the IDP Smart 50. Voted one of five Best ID Card Printers of 2018 by Digital Connect Mag, the IDP Smart 51  offers reliable, high-speed printing at an astonishingly low price.

Ideal for: Medium-size businesses, K-12 schools, colleges, and government agencies.

Why you’ll love it: High quality prints + high speed at a low price. Double layer of visual security on cards comes standard (UV ribbon needed). 3-year exchange warranty.

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

IDP Smart 51 Single-Sided ID Printer

Enjoy Full-Color Cards in 17 Seconds

The IDP Smart 51 combines speed (17 seconds per full-color card!) and capacity (the input hopper holds 200 cards with its cover open) to print your ID cards faster than ever. Plus, it comes with a removable output hopper for easy handling of on-demand and batch printing. 

Print Photo-Quality Prints at Affordable Prices

The IDP Smart 51 uses enhanced FineTM Imaging Technology to give you vibrant, life-like images and crisp, sharp text.

Print Easily With This User-Friendly Printer

The IDP Smart 51 is intuitive and easy to use. An LCD display lets anyone operate and check print status. Ribbons slide in easily for quick changes. Expect a no-hassle printing experience.

These Cards are Forgery-Proof

The IDP Smart 51 can print a customizable SmartMark watermark on each card with no special ribbon or overlaminate, in addition to a secure UV layer that’s only visible under a UV light (UV ribbon needed). Combining BOTH visual security features creates a virtually forgery-proof card—something no other printer at this price point can offer. 

Print with Peace of Mind

IDP’s printers are backed by IDP - a leading company in ID card printer innovation and technology. And to show you how confident they are in this printer, IDP offers a 3-year warranty. If anything goes wrong with the printer during that time, they’ll send you an immediate replacement for you to keep—no need to bother with printers being shipped back and forth. A 2-year no-questions-asked warranty on the printhead guarantees your complete satisfaction.

Upgrade Easily as Your Needs Grow

The IDP Smart 51 is a modular printer, so you can easily add security or performance features as your organization grows. No need for you to forecast what you might need later—the following upgrades can be easily performed at your office at anytime.

Optional Dual-Sided Printing

Easily install the flipper module as your needs grow to add dual-sided printing capabilities to print additional information—like a barcode or digital signature—on the back of the card.

Optional Lamination

Easily attach the lamination module when you decide to add a layer of security + durability to your cards. When you laminate your cards, you end up saving money because you don’t need to issue cards as frequently. You also protect the cards from forgery, especially when you use Hologram Patch Film.

Configure the IDP Smart 51 According to your Needs

The IDP Smart 51 can be factory-configured according to your specifications. Factory upgrades must be ordered at time of sale and include the following: Ethernet capability; magnetic stripe, contact chip, and contactless chip encoding; and anti-theft protection. 

Logitech C270 HD Webcam

Take High-Resolution Snapshots

The Logitech webcam features Logitech Fluid Crystal™ Technology—enabling it to capture crisp, clear photos that transfer effortlessly onto your photo ID badges. Simply plug it into your computer’s USB port and it is ready for use.

Color Ribbon and Cards

Everything you need to be up-and-running. Within minutes.

Want to start printing immediately? The system comes with a full-color YMCKO ribbon for printing 250 images, plus 300 Bodno PVC cards. So you have everything you need to get started, now.

Software Description

The Bodno Bronze Edition Features:

  • Compatibility with both Windows and Mac
  • Template Card Designs
  • 1D Barcode Printing
  • Image Editing
  • Card Signatures
  • Free Software Updates
  • Internal Database Storage for Card Reprinting

The Bodno Bronze Edition ID Card Software offers everything you need to get started printing ID cards and badges as soon as you set up your printer. You'll be printing employee identity cards, visitor passes, access cards, and more in a flash. Like all Bodno ID Card Software, the Bronze Edition is compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems. The included card template designs will help you start printing professional, high-quality ID cards, with no graphic design necessary. In the case that you do want to create custom images, the image editing included in this software allows you to easily customize the default templates. Storage in the included Internal Database makes it simple to reprint your cards or badges. With the included 1D barcode printing, your cards can be easily read by scanners. Bodno Software Bronze Edition also comes with free software updates to ensure that your software will never be out of date.

Dual-Sided ID Card Printer

Dual-sided ID card printers are designed to print on the backside of your id card, badge, loyalty card, proximity card, and more automatically, saving you both time and effort. Most major printer manufacturers carry professional dual-sided id printer options with flexible upgrade options such as smart card and magnetic stripe encoding. Let your printer grow with your business. Many of our most popular printers offer upgrades to dual-sided printing upgrade kits, so you can always make the switch to meet the needs of your business or institution, no matter what the size.

Dual-sided ID card printers are ideal for:

  1. Medium to Large Organizations
  2. Universities
  3. Large Batch Printing
  4. Fast Print Speeds