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