Magicard Prima 8 Retransfer ID Card Printer

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Ultra high resolution
for secure card issuance

The Magicard Prima 8 is a reliable yet high performing ID card printer inherits the most successful features and outstanding print quality from its predecessor, the Magicard Prima 4. The Prima 8 uses a wide colour spectrum to create photo-like images for accurate identi­fica­tion.


Over the edge
retransfer printing

The Magicard Prima 8 is a high quality over the edge printer capable of producing up to 100 full colour cards per hour.


stealth security

A special dye sublimation Ultra Violet (UV) ribbon can be used with the Prima 8 for the printing of invisible photographs, logos, text or symbols when issuing high security cards.


Trusted Electronic Security

The Magicard Prima 8 can be equipped with a range of card encoding devices to write secure electronic data to cards at the point of issuance. Smart card encoding options include contact chip, MIFARE®, DESFire® and iClass®.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there any printer training videos available?

A: Please check our "How to videos" for more information.

Q: What are the warranty conditions for the Magicard Prima 8 series card printer?

A: Three years which includes a free replacement for any printhead damaged over the lifetime of the warranty.


Printing Single Sided (dual sided option)
Print Type Dye-Sublimation retransfer 
Print Area Over-the-Edge
Resolution 300dpi (600 dpi option on request)


Card Feeding Hopper fed
Card Thickness 0.25mm to 1.0mm (0.010” to 0.040”)
Card Type
PVC, ABS, PET, PVH, and polycarbonate ISO blank cards, HiCo magnetic stripe and smart cards


Input 100 cards
Output 100 cards

Print Speed

Colour 100 cards per hour (single sided)


Software drivers Windows 2000 Professional (SP4), XP (SP2, SP3), Vista (SP1), Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, Server 2008.
Interfaces USB (Ver2.0) Full-Speed (12Mbps) and Hi-Speed (480Mbps) 10BASE-T­/100BASE-TX Ethernet, both included as standard.
Supply Voltage External power supply 100-240V 50-60Hz autoranging.
Temperature 15 to 30ºC (59 to 86ºF) ; 35% to 70% non-condensing.


Dimension (L × W × H) Height: 320mm / 12.6″ Width: 343mm / 13.5″ Length: 330mm / 13″


Security Electronic lock for hopper and door, security ribbon erase


Weight 15.5kg (34lbs)


Warranty 3 years


What’s in the box

  • Magicard Prima Retransfer Card Printer
  • Printer power supply
  • USB cable
  • Setup Guide

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