Primacy

Extremely fast, powerful and efficient

Primacy is available in single and dual-sided versions and is the ideal choice for printing and encoding cards in medium and large runs. Using advanced encoding technologies, this deskop printer is the best solution for issuing personalized cards, from the most simple to the most secure. Primacy is ideal for instant issuance of:
  • Employee badges
  • Access control badges
  • Transit passes
  • Payment cards
  • Healthcare cards
  • Student cards
  • Event passes

Eco-design

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As part of our eco-design system aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of our products,Evolis:
  • uses recycled materials in the manufacture of our printers and consumables whenever possible,
  • designs compact and lightweight printers to reduce CO2 emissions from transportation and packaging,
  • reduces the power consumption of its printers (ErP Directive 2009, EnergyStar certifi cation) through a very economical hibernation mode.

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Primacy KB-PRM1-074-ENG-A4 Rev C1

General features

  • Single-sided or dual-sided printing module
  • Edge-to-edge printing
  • Color dye sublimation, monochrome thermal transfer
  • 300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
  • 16MB memory (RAM)

Printing performances

  • Single side:
    • Color (YMCKO): 190 – 225 cards/hour1
    • Monochrome: 600 – 850 cards/hour
  • Dual side:
    • Color (YMCKO-K): 140 cards/hour

Optional features

  • Colors available: fire red & brilliant blue
  • Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
  • USB encoding over IP through additional USB Net Server module, upon request
  • Locking system to prevent access to the printer and consumables (cards and ribbons)
  • Wireless range: wireless connection 802.11b/g

 

Additional encoding modules

  • Available modules:
    • Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 / HiCo/LoCo, JIS2
    • Smart contact station ISO 7816-2
    • Contact smart card encoder – PC/SC, EMV 2000-1
    • Contactless smart card encoder – ISO 14443A, B, ISO15693, Mifare, DesFire, HID iCLASS
    • Other specific encoders upon request
  • Internal USB or IP ports
  • Options can be combined
  • Factory installed or installed on-site

Interfaces

  • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0)
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)
  • 802.11b/g wireless connection on the Wireless range

Safety

  • Support for Kensington® security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding

Display

  • Printer LEDs
  • Graphical notifications from the printer2: cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert, etc.

Resident fonts

  • Arial, Arial bold
  • Barcode: Code 39, Code 128, EAN 13, 2/5 interleaved

Card management and specifications

  • Feeder capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Reject tray capacity: 30 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment (0.25mm / 10 mil only for monochrome printing)
  • Card types:
    • PVC cards
    • Composite PVC cards
    • PET cards
    • ABS cards1
    • Special varnished cards1
  • Card format: ISO CR80 – ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)

Evolis High Trust® ribbons

To maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of the print head and the overall printer reliability, use Evolis High Trust® ribbons.

  • Automatic identification and setting
  • Delivered in a drop-in cassette for easy handling
  • Ribbon saver for monochrome printing

Software

  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows®:
    • Printer driver
    • Evolis Print Center for printer administration and settings
    • Evolis Printer Manager for graphical notification3
    • 24/7 online support
    • Compatible with Windows®: XP SP3 32/64, Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64
  • Delivered with cardPresso XXS for designing and editing badges:
    •  Internal database (unlimited records)
    •  Signature acquisition (compatible with Evolis Sig100 and
      Sig200 signature pads)
    • Operating systems:
      – Windows®: XP SP3 32/64, Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64
      W8 32/64
      – Mac OS X (Intel® processor)
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
  • Linux OS upon request

Eco-friendly design, certifications and statement of compliance

  • Standby, sleep modes & reduced energy consumption
  • CE, FCC, IEC, VCCI, CCC, KC
  • ErP 2009/125/CE
  • ENERGY STAR
  • RoHS

Power

  • Power supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1.8 A
  • Printer : 24 Volts DC, 3 A

Operating environment

  • 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: open air

 

Sound (evaluated according to the ISO 7779 standard)

Sound pressure in assistant position LpAm (color mode YMCKO):

  • When operating: 48dB (A)
  • In sleep mode: background noise level

 

Packaging content

  • Printer
  • CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals
  • Cleaning kit
  • USB cable
  • Reject tray
  • Power supply and cord

Size and weight

  • Size (H x W x D): 247 x 205 x 381 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 14.99’’)
    With reject tray: 247 x 205 x 481 mm (9.72’’ x 8.07’’ x 18.93’’)
  • Weight: 4.02kg (8.86lbs)

Warranty

  • 3-year warranty (printer and printhead)4
  • Warranty extension available as an option

 

1 Under specific conditions / 2 Depends on the Windows® version  / 3 Requires the .net 4.0 client profile version / 4 Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust® ribbons.

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