Hardware Thread, I'm looking for an ID Card Printer... Any ideas? in Technical; especially on cost V cost of ribbons,
Durability of ink.
i know nothing about them, so advice would ...
23rd March 2010, 02:06 PM #1
I'm looking for an ID Card Printer... Any ideas?
especially on cost V cost of ribbons,
Durability of ink.
i know nothing about them, so advice would be good
23rd March 2010, 02:09 PM #2
After looking round for quite a while we settled on a Magicard Opera from securit. Was very impressive during the demo and seemed decent value too, not too costly to run either. Sadly the order never got placed due to <insert some other department / senior person / financial reason here> so I can't tell you how good they are in the real world so to speak...
2 Thanks to RinSewand:
mbird (23rd March 2010), speckytecky (21st September 2011)
23rd March 2010, 02:10 PM #3
i will have a look at it, what's a ball park cost of these things?
23rd March 2010, 03:24 PM #4
You should be able to sort yourself out with a full system (software, printer, stack of cards, ribbon, camera) with change from £1500...
Depends how much useage you're going to have and what need for speed you have (we were looking at staff only so speed didn't come into it)
Securit World Ltd ID Card Printers Ribbons, ID Card Systems, Identity Card Printing, Visitor Management Systems and ID Accessories
Give them a mail - they happily came out and did us a demo.
23rd March 2010, 03:25 PM #5
thanks, calling them now.
23rd March 2010, 03:27 PM #6
We are a Securit reseller so if you would like a comparitive quotation then please get in touch
23rd March 2010, 03:27 PM #7
also a secruIT reseller if you would like a comparison quotation, ping me over your requirements by email and I will work on a quote straight away,
Last edited by Dos_Box; 14th June 2012 at 12:15 PM.
23rd March 2010, 03:34 PM #8
We have just been looking at the same thing. Joe Aucott at CP LTD came up with two good suggestions for us. Just waiting to hear back to see if we can get the funding.... Or if Joe was feeling his generous self and wanted to give it to us for free....
Originally Posted by mbird
23rd March 2010, 03:37 PM #9
Originally Posted by chris_uk
23rd March 2010, 03:51 PM #10
We have a Magicard Pronto Printer which cost: £595.00 and it does actually come with a ribbon and we had to order a ribbon the other day and that cost £55
MagiCard Pronto Printer Part Number: 316-7200
Cleaning Cards 5x Card and 1x Pen: £25.00
PVC Cards: £16.00 for x100
Obviously you will have to purchase the cards, but it depends if you want it working with your Door Access System (which you may / may not have) and if so then you could pick up plain plastic cards next to nothing.
They were the prices we paid, weather they have gone down/up now i could not say.
Hope that helps,
23rd March 2010, 03:59 PM #11
23rd March 2010, 09:37 PM #12
Another Recommendation for Secureit people linked to at the top, had them out the other day to demo the kit as they were in the area and its great stuff and the sales rep Mike was very helpful and a really nice guy. Got myself a nice new ID card far nicer than the rubbish we have so far.
24th March 2010, 08:40 AM #13
Well many thanks for everyone's help!
4th January 2014, 04:34 AM #14
This sounds a tad like an advert?
Originally Posted by charitha57
Last edited by Dos_Box; 4th January 2014 at 06:24 AM.
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