"Smart Track Zone the full range of ID card solutions including plastic card printers. An ID card printer, also known as an ID badge printer is a desktop printer that allows you to create personalised identity cards and staff cards. There are two types of printers, retransfer printers and direct to card printers. The way each prints is practically the same. The plastic card is passed through the thermal printer head along with the colour ribbon. The colour is then transferred from the ribbon onto the card via the heat projected from the thermal print head. Although all ID card printers print in a similar fashion, there are a number of brands that each have their individual strong features. Smart Track Zone has all the leading brands including Fargo Printers, Smart IDP, Evolis Printer, Zebra ID Printers, Datacard Printer and Magicard Printer allowing us to offer next day delivery in most circumstances. At Smart Track Zone we are known for our product knowledge and excellent service. We offer support packages that ensure peace of mind printing."
Fargo by HID offers reliable Fargo card printers with direct-to-card print capabilities in a range of prices - from the affordable C50 Printer to the high-security DTC4500e, with the mid-range DTC4250e in between. For even more security and power, the Fargo HDP5000 is a high-definition retransfer printer.
IDP printers are highly efficient and easy-to-order. Designed to be flexible, you can easily add a dual-side flipper, laminator or encoder at any time to make your IDP printer fit your long-term ID card printing needs.
Zebra card printers offer one the widest ranges of card printer models and options in the industry. Zebra recently launched a series of ZXP printer models that feature the latest card print technology. Known worldwide for their reliability and print quality, Zebra produces some of the most popular card printers on the market today.
The Evolis Printers has emerged as a leader in the plastic card printing industry with eye-catching designs, user friendly interfaces, and powerful card printing and encoding features. All Evolis card printer models, including the Badgy, Zenius, Primacy and Avansia offer cutting-edge card print technology at affordable price points.
Magicard makes card printing easy with a streamlined approach that lets you upgrade your printer on-site, when you need it most. All Magicard printers, including the popular Pronto, Enduro and Rio Pro models, also offer built-in HoloKote anti-counterfeiting technology, a patented process that lets you watermark ID cards and badges at no extra cost during the normal print cycle.
For ease, we have sorted the ribbons by manufacturer and printer type to help you quickly and easily find the correct ribbon for you. Ribbons are then further categorised by:
Colour (YMCKO) Monochrome (includes all single colour ribbons including scratch off and signature panel ribbons)
We only sell genuine ID card printer ribbons and do not condone the use of grey imports. Using anything other than genuine ribbons in your printer may losse your printer warranty and this may effect your printer head too.
To ensure your printer remains in optimum condition, and to keep your warranty validated, you must regularly clean it! Depending on the type of printer, there are different cleaning options available from cards and swabs to rollers.