Evolis Primacy Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer with Ethernet

Evolis Primacy Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer with Ethernet

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Single Sided Encoding Options

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PM1H0000RS Evolis Primacy Single Sided No Encoding
PM1HB000RS Evolis Primacy Single Sided Mag ISO Dual HiCo/LoCo 3-track magnetic stripe encoder

Dual Sided Encoding Options

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PM1H0000RD Evolis Primacy Dual Sided No Encoding
PM1HB000RD Evolis Primacy Dual Sided Mag ISO Dual HiCo/LoCo 3-track magnetic stripe encoder


If you’re in the market for a high volumeID card printer without a large footprint, you need the Evolis Primacy ID CardPrinter with ethernet–especially if you need personalized cards of highquality. The Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer prints fast and is powerful andefficient so you spend less time issuing cards and more time on the things thatmatter. And it does all of this in a compact shape.

The Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer is perfect for your high-volume situations like:

  • Employee ID badges
  • Access control badges
  • Transit passes
  • Payment cards
  • Healthcare cards
  • Student ID cards
  • Event passes
  • And much more...

Be more productive:

When you need to print large batches of personalized cards, Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer can churn out personalized color cards up to 225 cards per hour for single-sided and 140 cards per hour for dual-sided.

And the large capacity card feeder and output tray both hold 100 cards, meaning you don’t need to keep refilling the printer as often. You get all of this functionality and high capacity in a compact footprint.

Get professional results:

The Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer features a 300dpi photographic resolution and edge-to-edge printing that gives you the best print quality. And with its enhanced graphical processing, you get a real-life depiction of the images in high definition, including more precise monochrome texts.

Easy to use and maintain:

Both the card feeder and hopper are accessed directly from the front, meaning you can keep an eye on the printing. Evolis High Trust print ribbons install very easily and are automatically recognized by the printer.

And you have options for interacting with the Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer: you can access the printer using the optional LCD screen, or you can use the Evolis Premium Suite software to control the printer directly from your computer screen.

Safer for the environment:

Evolis manages an eco-design system that works to reduce their environmental footprint of each of their products. When you get the Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer, you get:

  • Recycled materials in the manufacturing of printers and consumables wherever possible.
  • Compact and lightweight designed printers to reduce CO2 emissions in transportation and packaging.
  • Reduced power consumption through a very economical hibernation mode.

Easy to upgrade and scale:

If you see your needs changing in the future, you can easily activate the dual-sided printing option on-site and when you need it.

Or you can upgrade your Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer with magnetic stripe, contact, or contactless chip encoders whenever you want.


General features

  • Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/Resin thermal transfer
  • Single-sided or dual-sided printing module, edge to edge printing
  • Standard 300 x 300 dpi resolution
  • Customizable 300 x 600 dpi resolution (color and monochrome printing) or 300 x 1200 dpi resolution (monochrome printing only)
  • 32 MB memory (RAM) standard - optional 64 MB

Printing performances


  • Color (YMCKO): 190 - 225 cards/hour
  • Monochrome: 800 - 1000 cards/hour
  • Dual side:
  • Color (YMCKO-K): 140 cards/hour


  • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0), cable supplied
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)
  • 802.11b/g wireless connection on the Wireless range

Cards management and specifications

  • Feeder capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm — 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm — 30 mil)
  • Reject tray/output hopper capacity at the back: 50 cards (0.76 mm — 30 mil)
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment (0.25 mm - 10 mil only for monochrome printing)
  • Card types: PVC cards, composite PVC cards, PET cards, ABS cards, special varnished cards
  • Card format: ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)

Optional features

  • Colors available: fire red & brilliant blue
  • Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
  • Open output hopper for collecting cards one by one
  • USB encoding over IP through additional USB Net Server module, upon request
  • Locking system1
  • Wireless range: wireless connection 802.11b/g
  • Color touch screen

Additional encoding modules

  • Available modules:
    1. Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 HiCo/LoCo, JIS2
    2. Smart contact station ISO 7816-2
    3. Contact smart card encoder - PC/SC, EMV 2000-1
    4. Contactless smart card encoder - ISO 14443A, B, ISO15693, MIFARE, DESFire, HID iCLASS, UHF (standard compliance: EPC C1 Gen2 / ISO18000-6C ETSI EN 302 208 or FCC part 15.247)
    5. Other specific encoders upon request
  • Internal USB or IP ports
  • Options can be combined
  • Factory-installed or installed on site


  • Support for Kensington security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding
  • Locking system as an option


  • Printer LEDs
  • Color touch screen as an option
  • Graphical notifications from the printer: cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon and card alerts, etc.

Evolis High Trust Ribbon

  • 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


  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite for Windows:
    1. Printer driver
    2. Evolis Print Center for administration and settings
    3. Evolis Printer Manager for graphical notification
    4. 24/7 online support
    5. Compatible with Windows (32/64 bits): XP SP3, Vista, W7, W8, W10
  • Delivered with cardPresso XXS for designing and editing badges:
    1. Internal database (unlimited records)
    2. Windows (from XP onwards) and Mac OS X
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.6 onwards)
  • Linux OS upon request
  • Evolis Premium SDK for remote supervision of the printer, while facilitating and speeding up integration into IT systems

Eco-friendly design, certifications and statement of compliance

  • Standby, sleep modes & reduced energy consumption
  • RoHS

Size and weight

Size (H x W x D):

  • 247 x 205 x 381 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 14.99’’)
  • With reject tray/output hopper at the back:

  • 247 x 205 x 487 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 19.17’’)

Weight: 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)

With reject tray/output hopper at the back: 4.11 kg (9.06 lbs)


  • 3-year warranty (printer and print head)
  • Warranty extension available as an option