Smart 50D ID Card Printer


Replaced by Smart 51

SMART-50D ID Card Printer


SMART 50D is ideal for producing personalised cards:

Q: How do I change the ribbon on an IDP Smart 50d ID Printer?

A: Click here to read our guide on changing the IDP Smart 50d ribbon. We recommend using the 650634 YMCKO ribbon.


The SMART-50D card printer gives you the ability to produce colourful plastic identification cards with the security feature to over print UV Ink.

With a wide range of IDP Smart ribbons, you will be sure that this printer will produce outstanding cards to your specifi­cations. Its compact size allows it to be placed onto an office desk - becoming the perfect companion to all your office gadgets! 

Simple Set up

SMART 50D has been manufactured with a USB port and supplied with a USB cable, allowing SMART to be installed within minutes, even with no or little experience.

Enhanced Printing Speed

This reliable SMART 50D printer can produce up to 200 cards per hour no matter how many badges you produce, as a one off or batch this amazing printer will provide the best quality throughout! 


The SMART 50D has a real-time status LCD display with two LED buttons which light up when your printer needs attention such as to clean it or to change a ribbon. Once these have taken place, the printer will automatically return to its current print job, producing outstanding ID cards. 

The SMART 50D ID printer has the ability to become a duel sided ID card printer as well as installing encoder technology which enables encoding of magstripe, contact and contactless cards. To top it all off, SMART 50D provides low cost security by producing UV ID cards, similar to that featured on UK driving licenses.  

With the Smart 50D you can print your ID cards in as little as 10p each! As well as this you can produce full colour, edge to edge ID cards using the full colour, 200 prints ribbon - YMCKOK.  

Printing SMART 50S
Print Type Dye-Sublimation
Print Area Edge-to-Edge
Resolution 300dpi
Dual Sided Printing Yes
Card Feeding


Print Area ISO CR-80 (54mm x 86mm / 2.12"x3.38")              
Card Thickness 0.38mm(15mil)~ 1.0mm (40mil)
Card Type PVC, Composite PVC, PET                      
Print Speed
Monochrome 5 sec. (720 cards / hour)                               
YMCKO 25 sec. (144 cards / hour)
YMCKOK 30 sec. (120 cards / hour) 
Hopper Capacity 100 Cards                                                                             
Stacker Capacity 40 Cards
Memory 64M RAM   
Control Panel LCD Display / 2 LED Buttons
Card Thickness Microsoft Windows 2000/­2003/­XP/­Windows Vista 32 bits / Windows 7
Communications USB           
Power Supply Free Voltage (AC 110 / 220V, 50~60Hz)
Power Consumption 45W
Temperature / Humidity 15~35°C / 20~80%
Dimension (W x L x H) 170mm x 510mm x 195mm                                                                  
Weight 5.5kg / 12lbs   
Encoding (Optional)
Magnetic ISO-7811 (Track I, II, III Read / Write), JIS II, HiCo / LoCo              
IC (Contact) ISO 7816 (ID-1)
RF (Internal&External) ISO 14443 (TYPE A / B), ISO 15693, MIFARE
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