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IDP Smart-51 Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer

IDP Smart-51 Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer

Vendor: IDP Item#: 651398 View brochure
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Fast and Reliable ID Card Printer

IDP’s new SMART-51 is the next generation of its mid-range ID Card Printer platform. The SMART-51 inherits the most successful and proven elements of the SMART-50 series printer to ensure the reliability. The upgraded SMART-51 will provide the most appropriate card issuance experience.

Faster Card Issuance

SMART-51 is upgraded with 10% faster print speed compared to the former SMART-50 series ID Card Printer.

  • Up to 225 cards / hour for single-sided color printing. (YMCKO, Back-side out mode)

Reliable Card Printer

SMART-51 is equipped with the Metal Frame body for the printing engine making sure to maintain long-lasting hardware structure and stable card printing quality.


Optional physical lock can be used to secure the cards in the input hopper, ribbon and laminate film. Kensington lock slot can be equipped as an option.

User-friendly features

  • SMART-51 offers a larger card loading capacity up to 200 cards with its cover opened.
  • Removable back-side stacker (*Option) can stack up to 100 cards with faster printing speed.
  • Field upgradable back-side Flipper (for dual-sided printing) and Laminator (for dual-sided printing & laminating) can be easily installed.
  • SMART-51 can print on transparent cards with magnetic stripe.
  • Front-side Magnetic stripe encoding is supported.
  • The sleek modern appearance of the SMART-51 is a great addition to any desk.


  • Print Mode: Single- or Dual-Sided
  • Print Type: Direct Dye-Sublimation
  • Print Area: Edge to Edge
  • Resolutions: 300dpi (Color & Mono), 600 & 1200dpi (Mono only)


  • Card Feeding: Automatic
  • Card Size: ISO CR80 or ISO CR79 (Option-Factory installed)
  • Card Thickness: 0.38mm (15mil) ~ 1.0mm (40mil)
  • Card Type: PVC, PET, Composite PVC

Print Speed

  • Monochrome: 5 sec./card (720 cards/hour)
  • YMCKO: Max. 17 sec./card (212 cards/hour)
  • YMCKOK: Max. 22 sec./card (164 cards/hour)


  • Input Hopper: Card100 Cards / 200 Cards with cover open
  • Output Hopper: CardFront : 40 Cards / Rear : 100 Cards (Optional Rear-side Stacker)

LAMINATING (Option for Dual-Sided Printer)

  • Mode: Single & Dual
  • Film (Clear & Holographic): 0.6mil, 1.0mil
  • Speed (Simultaneous): 22 sec./card (YMCK, Single Lamination)
  • Speed (Simultaneous): 32 sec./card (YMCKK, Single Lamination)
  • Speed (One by One): 43 sec./card (YMCK, Single Lamination)
  • Speed (One by One): 53 sec./card (YMCKK, Single Lamination)


  • Memory: 64MB RAM
  • Interface: 2 Line LCD / 2 LED Buttons
  • Supported Platforms: Microsoft Windows 7/ 8 /10, Mac OS, Linux
  • Communication: USB, Ethernet, WiFi (Option)
  • Power Supply: Free Voltage (AC 100/ 220V, 50~60Hz)
  • Power Consumption: 96W
  • Temperature: 15~35?
  • Humidity: 35~70%


  • Physical Lock: Input Hopper, Ribbon & Film (Option)
  • Station Itself: Kensington Lock (Option)


  • Single-Sided: Milimeter: 165 (W) x 390 (L) x 210 (H) / Inch: 6.5 (W) x 15.4 (L) x 8.3 (H)
  • Dual-Sided: Milimeter: 165 (W) x 498 (L) x 210 (H) / Inch: 6.5 (W) x 19.6 (L) x 8.3 (H)
  • Laminating (Dual-Sided): Milimeter: 165 (W) x 675 (L) x 210 (H) / Inch: 6.5 (W) x 26.6 (L) x 8.3 (H)


  • Single-Sided: Kg/Lbs: 4.5 / 10
  • Dual-Sided: Kg/Lbs: 5.2 / 11.5
  • Laminating (Dual-Sided): Kg/LbsApprox. 8.8 kg/19.4 lbs


  • Magnetic: ISO 7811 (Track I, II, III Read/ Write, HiCo/ LoCo), JIS II
  • Contact: ISO 7816 A/B/C Card, ISO 7816 1/2/3/4 Microprocessor Card
  • Contactless: ISO 14443 (Type A/ B), MIFARE, DESFIRE, iCLASS, ISO 18092(NFC), Felica


  • Certifications: CB, CE, FCC, KC, CCC