Quantum – High Speed Production

The power of an industrial card printer. The flexibility of a desktop printer

  The Quantum card  printer is the solution for printing and encoding cards in large volumes.  It personalizes the cards front and back, in color or monochrome, with a printing speed of more than 1000 cards per hour. Quantum combines the feel of a desktop printer with the power of an industrial printer for centralized production of plastic cards in large quantities. Quantum is ideal for delivering large volumes of:
  • ID badges
  • Loyalty cards
  • Transit passes
  • Event badges
  • Student cards
  • Payment cards
  • Phone cards

Quantum

General features

  • 2 configurations:
    • Standard version without locking mechanism
    • Version with centralized locking system
  • Single-sided and 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) allowing two card storages (front & back)
  • Interchangeable input and output hoppers, capacity of 500 cards each (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Aluminum body, black plastic covers

Printing performances

  • Single side:
    • Color (YMCKO): 150 cards/hour
    • Monochrome: 1000 cards/hour
  • Dual side:
    • Color (YMCKO-K): 115 cards/hour
    • Monochrome: 320 cards/hour

Optional features

  • Locking system to secure access to the whole system (incl. cards and ribbon)
  • Quantum Production Pack: 1 detachable card hopper with short door, 2 cleaning rollers, 1 cleaning kit
  • Quantum Backup Pack: 1 print head, 1 reversible encoding module, 1 detachable card hopper with short door
  • Detachable hopper (long or short doors) with a capacity of 500 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)

Interfaces

  • USB 1.1 (compatible 2.0)
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)

Safety

  • Centralized locking system (optional)

Display

  • 2-line LCD display
  • Status LED for printer and encoding unit monitoring

Resident fonts

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

Additional encoding modules

  • Reversible upper and lower encoding unit for magnetic stripes and contact smart cards (patented)
  • HiCo/LoCo magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 or JIS2
  • Smart contact station – ISO 7816-2
  • Connecting panel and mounting area for users own integration of encoding units
  • Available modules:
    • Smart encoding unit – PC/SC, EMV 2000-1
    • Contactless encoding unit – ISO14443A & B, Mifare, DesFire, HID iCLASS
    • Other types upon request

Card management and specifications

  • Detachable and interchangeable card input feeder and output stack with 500 cards capacity (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
  • Reject hopper for defective cards with a capacity of 20 cards (0,76mm – 30mil)
  • 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)
  • Thickness: 0.76mm to 1mm (30 to 40 mil)

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.

  • Ribbon saver for monochrome printing

Software

  • 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
      • Mac OS X (Intel® processor)

Operating systems

  • Windows™: XP SP3, Vista 32/64, 7 32/64, 8 32/64
  • Macintosh™ OS X v10.4 and higher (upon request)
  • Linux (upon request)

Certifications and statement of compliance

  • RoHS

Power

  • Power supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 2 A
  • Printer : 24 Volts DC, 6.25 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: 50dB (A)
  • In sleep mode: background noise level

 

Packaging content

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

Size and weight

  • Size (H x W x D):
    • Without hoppers: 215 x 300 x 850 mm (8.46” x 11.81” x 33.46”)
    • With hoppers: 567 x 300 x 850 mm (22.32” x 11.81” x 33.46”)
  • Weight: 21.7 kg / 47.8 lbs (18.3 kg / 40.3 lbs without hoppers)

Warranty

  • 1-year warranty (printer and print head) limited to 500,000 passes)2
  • Warranty extension available as an option

 

1 Under specific conditions / 2 Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust® ribbons.

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