looking to send a holiday greeting to a friend or a loved one? Is your wedding
anniversary around the corner? Do you know anyone who is not well and could use
some cheering up? Or are you looking to wish someone a happy birthday?
Pre-printed cards provide a quick way to share holiday greetings or birthday wishes,
but sometimes the message the card comes with isn't enough. When this is the
case, you can deliver your own greeting with the aid of a PC printer and a
graphic or word processor program. Printing on the inside of greeting cards
requires the same printing process as that used on any heavy card stock. Once you've
designed your greeting, simply set the printing parameters and print away,
customizing your pre-printed greeting cards to your liking.
are increasingly popular, especially around holiday season. From fashion
boutiques, supermarkets, Home Depot, Macy’s to hair salons, gift and loyalty
cards are offered in many businesses. Most retailers and chain stores have been
using and heavily promoting them for the past few years. In fact, the largest
selling single item for over 80% of the top 100 retailers in the United States
is their gift card. Gift
cards are seen to be mutually beneficial to both customers and retailers. The
notion of products being offered at a certain discount when using a gift card gives
shoppers the incentive to provide their business to the store owner. That is if
the customers are satisfied with their purchases. It is practically a win-win
situation. Now is the time for you, the small to medium sized retailer and
independently owned restaurateur to grasp the opportunity and start your own
program. It will look and work exactly like the big guys program, except yours
will be designed with a price that you can surely afford.
these days require their employees to carry ID badges solely for identification
purposes. ID Security Online provides all the essential equipment and supplies
you need to create high quality, durable, and secure ID badges in monochrome or
full color. We take special pride in offering our customers the finest and most
current badge and identification equipment available. You can select any brand
you want to shop for ID badge supplies such as Fargo, Zebra, Evolis, Datacard,
and Magicard. We offer competitive prices and the expert advice you need to
make the best buying decisions. You can contact us for your inquiries or place
your order online using our secure shopping cart. We also offer custom
recommendations, training and service that will coordinate with your company or
event specifications. If you are working within a budget, we have equipment
that will suit your budget. Below, this blog provides information about various
supplies and equipment required to creating an ID badge:
Online had a wide selection of ID card printers and supplies manufactured by Evolis. You can now get off to a good start with an Evolis ID card system. It has everything you need in one simple
package to be up and printing cards in minutes.
We also offer all of the cards and accessories you will need to complete
your plastic card application including PVC and proximity magnetic cards,
lanyards, slot punches and more.
Consider this your one stop shop for Evolis equipment and supplies. Evolis
products include both warranty and non-warranty repairs and lifetime phone
support on all printers purchased through ID Security Online. Unlike many
online retailers, purchasing your Evolis products from us guarantees the best
possible support for the life of your printer.
What Are The Differences between Printheads and Ink Cartridges?
is usually a moveable part of a printer that contains the printing element. The
print head is the element of the printer that applies the image or text to your ID cards. Print heads may need to be replaced when print quality issues cannot
be resolved by cleaning the print head. It has a nozzle in which inkjet ink is
sprayed onto the paper to be printed on. Typically machines operate with a
single printhead, but two can be found in some heavy-duty business models that
require better production quality and speed.
On average, a printhead has the ability to deliver up to 3,500 pages per
month and a maximum total of 200,000 characters over the lifespan of the
machine. There are many
types of printers that use different printing technology, but no matter what
machine you have, printheads are an absolute necessity.
Badge accessories may seem like minor details, but they are actually an excellent way to present
your company ID, membership or event credentials, and they will set your
company apart from the crowd. It’s only a matter of how you wear you badge. Normally,
badges come attached with a variety of badge and attachment accessories. People
tend to pay more attention to the details of the badges rather than on the
badges themselves. At ID Security Online, we carry a wide range inventory of
badge accessories in stock from badge holders, badge clips, badge reels to
lanyards. Our line of accessories not only displays your ID but they also serve
as a protection to your badges as well. Available in different colors and
materials, you can attach your badge to your clothing with our badge
accessories. Moreover, we offer free
service to printing logos on your badge. You can use the logo to print on
badges, name tags or promotional gear.
As your organization's printing needs expand, so does our ID card printers. Fortunately, ID Security Online has a wide selection of ID card printers with upgradable features. Therefore, there is no need to purchase another printer when you can utilize the printing options on your current printer. We provide specific printer
modules upgrades in functionality of your ID card printers. Many ID card
printers have add-ons that can either be configured in-field, or installed by
the manufacturer. The selection of modules can include dual-sided printing kits,
Ethernet upgrades, lamination, and magnetic stripe or smart card encoding.
kits are a critical component of any ID card program. Regular printer cleanings
are crucial for maintaining and extending the life of your ID card
printer. ID card printers are vulnerable
for collecting dust from the ID cards. As the ID card goes through the printer
they leave dust and debris that can potentially damage your printhead thus
resulting ID cards with lower quality images then it would normally print.
With routine cleanings and
replacement of cleaning rollers, you can expect optimal image quality and a
longer life for your card printer. ID card printers should be cleaned and covered when not in
use. You should clean your printer every time you change your printer ribbon. Every card printer requires certain cleaning
products to be used as preventive or corrective maintenance. At ID Security
Online, we provide cleaning kits designed for specific ID card printers.
cameras are generally used for printing out passport style pictures suitable
for your ID card. Many organizations, companies, facilities, educational
institutions, medical facilities, and government offices use these cameras as
an integral component to the photo ID system.
A photo id requires the visual representation of the card holder on the
card. There are a number of options to obtain the necessary picture to place on
the current PVC card standard of today.
A photo ID system is an integral
component of creating an effective ID program.
In our modern high tech world, photo ID cards are found far and wide with
many different uses. Driver's licenses or passports are no longer the main
focus for photo ID. With the sophistication and convenience of a photo ID
system, companies are able to easily integrate photo ID into their
organizations and enjoy the benefits they have to offer.
similar to ID cards, are used for
identification purposes. Most companies, corporations, organizations, and
government offices across the globe use ID cards as means to identifying their
employees or citizens. ID badges are commonly worn by hospital staff,
government officials, and security agents. ID badges help them cultivate a more
professional, detail-oriented image for their company or organization.
The Evolis Primacy
sided printer is designed to save time and resources. This Evolis ID card printer is programmed to
print on both sides of any card in just a single run. Additionally, this
printer features a modular design that enables users to add encoding options at
any given time as well as single or dual sided capabilities.
The Evolis Primacy ID card printer includes a full
color or monochrome option, cost effective supplies such as a ribbon saver, and
a standard USB and Ethernet connectivity. The Primacy
personalizes color cards in a
matter of minutes. It has the capacity to print up to 140 cards per hour on
dual side printing mode.
While single-sided printers generally require the user
to manually flip and reload cards to print both sides, this dual-sided Primacy ID card printer
can apply full color graphics, text, and other design components to a card's
front and back in one quick and easy pass.
Primacy is highly committed to the
reliability of its card printing capabilities and guarantees professional looking ID
. Unlike most printers, this printer also demonstrates an eco friendly element
that saves energy. The Evolis Primacy
is available in either red or blue
exterior colors. These printers are ideal for high-volume ID programs, and
those programs that need variable information printed on the backside of cards.
strong commitment to quality is legendary, and is echoed by a 3-year
ready to use, the Zebra ZXP Series 3 is a full featured high speed card printer that can be integrated into
standard ID Cards and access control applications.
This affordable ZXP series 3
direct-to card printer is a suitable choice for applications where small space,
minimal operator training and print quality are paramount. This printer is ideal for deployment in
educational institutions and retail outlets for ID card, gift card, loyalty
card or membership card applications. The ZXP series 3 achieves fast print
speeds and high image quality by utilizing ZRaster host based image processing
technology and True Colours ix Series high-performance ribbons. This ID card printer
offers a full suite of encoding options, including PC/SC and EMV-certified
smart card encoding, over USB and Ethernet.
You can print on one or both sides of the card with high-quality color or
monochrome images for a variety of applications.
card printer offers picturesque image quality, best-in-class throughput, a multitude of
encoder options, and high reliability that minimizes maintenance. The ZXP Series 8 Printer includes ZMotif™ software
development tools for easy integration with enterprise applications. Using
innovative retransfer printing technology, the Zebra ZXP Series 8 delivers superior
print resolution at the fastest speeds in its class for high-quality photo ID
cards with images and graphics that look more like glossy magazine prints than
ordinary ID photos. The printer’s modular design provides flexibility to add a
variety of encoding options as needed.
Single or dual sided lamination is also available. This retransfer
printer is ideal for printing on uneven card surfaces, such as smart cards, or
for when the application calls for very high image quality or cards that are
more durable and abrasion resistant.