Evolis Quantum 2 Dual Sided ID Card Printer with Magnetic Encoding

Item#: QTM306GRH-BS
Manufacturer: Evolis

Retail Price: $8500.00
Sale Price: $6800.00 ( Save: $1700.00 )
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  • Dual-sided high-volume ID card printer
  • Special features: Magnetic stripe encoding, smart card encoding, ethernet connectivity, and high capacity hoppers
  • Optional upgrade:

What's Included

  • Evolis Quantum 2 printer Dual-Sided
  • USB cable
  • Power cord
  • Microsoft Windows drivers
  • eMedia Card Software

Evolis Quantum 2 Dual Sided ID Card Printer with Magnetic Encoding Description

The power of a centralized system. The flexibility of a desktop printer.

Quantum, the printer to personalize cards in large quantities is now available in its latest version.

Card manufacturers, bureau services, banks, universities and other organizations have the right solution to encode and print their cards and badges in volume:

  • ID and membership cards
  • Loyalty cards
  • Transport season cards
  • Event passes(trade shows, concerts, etc.)
  • Student IDs
  • Payment/banking cards
  • Calling cards, SIM cards

Fast throughput: 1000 + cards per hour!

The Quantum printing module can churn out more than 1000 cards per hour in monochrome (full card), and 125 cards per hour in color, mixing and matching high-resolution texts, logos, pictures and barcodes. Single or dual-sided cards? The choice is yours!

Quantum is designed to be customized on-site by the user according to the need of the moment. Its features can be scaled to support specific requirements and evolving needs.

Flexible printing

Quantum prints text, pictures and barcodes, in monochrome or color, on cards with thicknesses from 0.76 to 1 mm (30 to 40 mil), single or dual sided.

Flexible encoding

Quantum is delivered with a magnetic stripe encoder, a smart contact station and a bracket to host a contactless antenna. You can combine up to three encoding technologies. And for further flexibility, you can directly assemble your own encoder, thanks to the easy-to-access connecting board

Evolis Quantum 2 Dual Sided ID Card Printer with Magnetic Encoding Specifications

General printer specifications
  • 2 different Quantum configurations : standard without locking system or secured (with locking system)
  • Dual-sided color printing module
  • 300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
  • USB & Ethernet ports
  • 16 MB RAM allowing two card storages (front & back)
  • Detachable & interchangeable input & output hoppers with a capacity of 500 cards (0.76 mm or 30 mil)
  • Flip-over station for dual-sided printing
  • Detachable encoding module
  • 2-line LCD display and status LED for printer and encoding unit monitoring
  • Optional Locking system to secure access to blank cards, ribbons, films and rejected cards.
  • Reject tray for 20 cards (0.76 mm or 30 mil)
  • Printer color: Aluminium body & Black plastic covers.
  • ROHS compliant

Print modes
  • Color dye sublimation and monochrome thermal transfer
  • Enhanced color management system for top quality pictures
  • Edge-to-edge printing
  • Dual-sided printing
  • Integrated ribbon saver for monochrome printing
  • Integrated 1/2 Panel YMCKO picture management

Encoding module
  • Reversible unit for top & bottom magnetic & smart encoding
  • HiCo/LoCo Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 or JIS2
  • Smart contact station – ISO 7816-2
  • Connecting panel & mounting area for users own integration of encoding units
  • Encoding options:
    • Smart encoding unit – PC/SC, EMV 2000-1
    • Contactless encoding unit - ISO14443A & B, ISO 15693, Mifare, DesFire, HID iCLASS
    • Other types upon request

Options and accessories
  • Quantum Production Pack: 1 detachable card hopper, 2 cleaning rollers, 3 boxes of cleaning material
  • Quantum Backup Pack: 1 printing head kit, 1 Up/Down encoding module, 1 detachable card hopper
  • Detachable hopper with a capacity of 500 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)

Evolis High Trust ribbons
  • 2-panel KO black monochrome ribbon - 500 cards/roll
  • 5-panel YMCKO color ribbon - 500 cards/roll
  • 6-panel YMCKO-K color ribbon - 500 cards/roll
  • Half-panel YMCKO color ribbon - 400 cards/roll
  • Black monochrome ribbon – up to 3000 cards/roll
  • Other ribbons - up to 1000 cards/roll (red, green, blue, white, gold and silver)
  • Varnish hologram - 350 cards/roll
  • Scratch-Off - up to 1000 cards/roll
  • BlackWAX monochrome ribbon (for ABS & special varnished plastic cards) - up to 1000 cards/roll
  • Signature panel ribbon – up to 1000 cards/roll

Printing speed
  • Color 1 side (YMCKO): more than 150 cards/hour
  • Color 2 sides (YMCK0-K): 115 cards/hour
  • Monochrome 1 side full card: more than 1000 cards/hour

Supported platforms
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64 bits), XP and Vista (32 & 64 bits)
  • Mac OS X v10.4 and higher (upon request)
  • Linux (upon request)

Software supplied
  • eMedia Card Designer Software for designing and editing badges
  • Compatible with Windows™ 7, XP and Vista 32 & 64 bits
  • Connection to Microsoft™ Excel databases

  • Printer, print head: 1-year warranty, limited to 500 000 passes, subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis genuine consumables. 
  • Use Evolis Genuine products for best performance and extended lifespan of your printer.

Other specifications

Card Types - All PVC, Composite PVC cards, PET, ABS1 and special varnished 1 cards

Card Format - ISO CR-80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm - 3.375” x 2.125”)

Card Thickness - From 0.76 mm (30 mil) to 1 mm (40 mil)

Resident fonts
  • Arial 100, Arial bold 100
  • Barcode - Code 39, 2/5 interleaved, Code 128, EAN13

Output hopper capacity -500 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)

Card feeder capacity - 500 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)

Printer size
  • Without hoppers : 215 mm (H) x 850 mm (L) x 300 mm (W)
  • With hoppers : 567 mm (H) x 850 mm (L) x 300 mm (W)

Printer weight - 21,7 kg / 47,8 lbs (18,3 kg / 40,3 lbs without hoppers)

Connections - USB (cable supplied) - Ethernet TCP-IP

  • Power supply: 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 2 A
  • Printer: 24 V DC, 6.25 A

  • Min/max operating temperature: 15° / 30° C (59° / 86° F)
  • Humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
  • Min/max storage temperature: -5° / +70° C (23° / 158° F)
  • Storage humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
  • Operating ventilation: free air

1 - Under specific conditions

Card Printer Supplies


The Evolis Quantum 2 Dual Sided ID Card Printer with Magnetic Encoding features a 1 years on printer and lifetime printhead coverage.

Protect your investment with our extended warranty plans.

At IDSecurityOnline, we understand how crucial it is to keep your printer up and running to minimize downtime and help you issue professional badges whenever you need to.

That is why we have designed unique warranty plans of one, two or three years to give you peace of mind and help you protect your investment.

Our team of certified technicians is always available to assist you and service your ID printer in a timely manner.

All our extended warranty plans include:

  • Toll-free technical support

    Call 800-897-7024 Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5pm or chat with us.

  • Parts and labor

    All parts and labor are included. Printheads are not covered after the first year.

  • Optional printer loaner

    We will send you a loaner while we service your printer so you can keep printing your badges.

  • Questions? Call us today at 800-897-7024 to speak with an ID expert.

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