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Magicard Helix ID Card Printer

Vendor: magicard SKU: HELIX View brochure

The Magicard Helix ID card printer is a unique retransfer printer designed to issue highly-secure badges on demand.

Fast printing
The Magicard Helix printer is equipped with a 200-card feeder and a 200 output hopper to help your print cards in batches. The Helix personalizes 125 cards per hour single-sided YMCK (<30 secs) and 200 cards per hour single-sided monochrome.

Easy to Use
The Magicard Helix ID card printer features a state-of-the-art intuitive touch screen interface with print preview and troubleshooting animations. Get instant access to videos and support to minimize downtime and print perfect badges consistently.

The Magicard Helix ID card printer also features easy load film cassettes to eliminate contamination.

Security
Available with 10 watermarks as standard, any of these watermarks can be replaced with your own customized design or company logo through an easy-to-use, but securely encrypted, online delivery method.

The printer comes standard with a Kensington lock. Options include user log-on, secure film cassettes, secure blank media feeder, secure card reject hopper, and ribbon erase facility.

Versatile
The Helix is a single-sided printer that can be easily field upgraded to duplex printing with a simple drop-in upgrade ribbon.

Drivers
The Magicard Helix is fully compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64bit) Windows server 2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X.

Warranty
The Magicard Helix single-sided ID card printer is backed with Magicard’s industry-leading 3 year UltraCoverPlus warranty with lifetime warranty on the printhead.

Ideal applications:

  • Government IDs
  • Employee ID cards
  • Student ID cards
  • Access control badges
  • Loyalty cards
  • Gift cards
  • Membership cards
  • Payment cards

Resolution 300 dpi

Color depth 256 level (8Bit)

Printing speed 125 cards per hour single-sided YMCK (<30 secs)

200 cards per hour single-sided monochrome

Feeder capacity 200 cards (0.76mm/0.029”)

Card exit capacity 200 cards (0.76mm/0.029”)

Card thickness 0.76mm to 1.25mm (30 mil to 49 mil)

Card size CR80

Card material PVC, PET, PC, PVH, ABS,

Display TFT LCD panel, Size: 4.3 inch, Resolution: 480x272,

Color depth: 16.7 million colors, Resistive touchscreen.

Dimensions H 420mm (16.5”) x W 455mm (17.9”) x D 330mm (13”)

Estimated weight 14.4Kg/31.7lb

Power source 100-240VAC

Interface USB 2.0, 10 BASE-T/100 BASE-T Ethernet.

802.11 b/g/n WiFi (option).

System requirements Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64bit) Windows server

2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X

Printer warranty 3 years

Printhead warranty Lifetime

Extendibility Internal 4 port USB HUB (1.1). (1x WiFi option, 1x encoder option, 1x Micro SD option, 1x unassigned).

Memory size 128MB

Laminator Laminator in-line (double-sided) option (available 2016).

Card encoding options Magnetic stripe (ISO 7811, JIS2, custom formats), Contact

(ISO 7816 & EMV), Contactless (MIFARE, DESFire, ProX, HiD iCLass, TagIT, Legic, UHF.

Printer security Standard: Kensington lock.

Options: user log-on, secure film cassettes, secure blank media feeder, secure card reject hopper, and ribbon erase facility

Security watermark Standard HoloKote with UV effect (10 standard designs) — for use with secure dye film only.

Customized watermark Custom HoloKote with UV effect — ordered separately and for use with secure dye film only.


The Magicard Helix ID card printer is a unique retransfer printer designed to issue highly-secure badges on demand.

Fast printing
The Magicard Helix printer is equipped with a 200-card feeder and a 200 output hopper to help your print cards in batches. The Helix personalizes 125 cards per hour single-sided YMCK (<30 secs) and 200 cards per hour single-sided monochrome.

Easy to Use
The Magicard Helix ID card printer features a state-of-the-art intuitive touch screen interface with print preview and troubleshooting animations. Get instant access to videos and support to minimize downtime and print perfect badges consistently.

The Magicard Helix ID card printer also features easy load film cassettes to eliminate contamination.

Security
Available with 10 watermarks as standard, any of these watermarks can be replaced with your own customized design or company logo through an easy-to-use, but securely encrypted, online delivery method.

The printer comes standard with a Kensington lock. Options include user log-on, secure film cassettes, secure blank media feeder, secure card reject hopper, and ribbon erase facility.

Versatile
The Helix is a single-sided printer that can be easily field upgraded to duplex printing with a simple drop-in upgrade ribbon.

Drivers
The Magicard Helix is fully compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64bit) Windows server 2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X.

Warranty
The Magicard Helix single-sided ID card printer is backed with Magicard’s industry-leading 3 year UltraCoverPlus warranty with lifetime warranty on the printhead.

Ideal applications:

  • Government IDs
  • Employee ID cards
  • Student ID cards
  • Access control badges
  • Loyalty cards
  • Gift cards
  • Membership cards
  • Payment cards

Resolution 300 dpi

Color depth 256 level (8Bit)

Printing speed 125 cards per hour single-sided YMCK (<30 secs)

200 cards per hour single-sided monochrome

Feeder capacity 200 cards (0.76mm/0.029”)

Card exit capacity 200 cards (0.76mm/0.029”)

Card thickness 0.76mm to 1.25mm (30 mil to 49 mil)

Card size CR80

Card material PVC, PET, PC, PVH, ABS,

Display TFT LCD panel, Size: 4.3 inch, Resolution: 480x272,

Color depth: 16.7 million colors, Resistive touchscreen.

Dimensions H 420mm (16.5”) x W 455mm (17.9”) x D 330mm (13”)

Estimated weight 14.4Kg/31.7lb

Power source 100-240VAC

Interface USB 2.0, 10 BASE-T/100 BASE-T Ethernet.

802.11 b/g/n WiFi (option).

System requirements Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64bit) Windows server

2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X

Printer warranty 3 years

Printhead warranty Lifetime

Extendibility Internal 4 port USB HUB (1.1). (1x WiFi option, 1x encoder option, 1x Micro SD option, 1x unassigned).

Memory size 128MB

Laminator Laminator in-line (double-sided) option (available 2016).

Card encoding options Magnetic stripe (ISO 7811, JIS2, custom formats), Contact

(ISO 7816 & EMV), Contactless (MIFARE, DESFire, ProX, HiD iCLass, TagIT, Legic, UHF.

Printer security Standard: Kensington lock.

Options: user log-on, secure film cassettes, secure blank media feeder, secure card reject hopper, and ribbon erase facility

Security watermark Standard HoloKote with UV effect (10 standard designs) — for use with secure dye film only.

Customized watermark Custom HoloKote with UV effect — ordered separately and for use with secure dye film only.