Smart 50s Card Printer

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Smart 50s

Smart 50S ID Card Printer

SMART 50S is ideal for producing personalised cards:

  • Staff ID Cards
  • School ID Cards
  • Membership Cards
  • Loyalty Cards
  • Event Badges
  • Visitor Badges

Easy Operation

This card printer promises real value for money with excellent performance, reliability and ease of use. With no experience required, setting up the printer takes place in a matter of seconds, simply plug the printer in via USB with the cable provided and your pretty much on your way.

Additional Features

If you are unable to decide whether you require a duel sided / single sided printer there is no need to worry as SMART 50S has the ability to turn into an incredible duel sided card printer with its great rotating technology. It is also capable of encoding of magstripe with its fantastic encoder technology. To top it off, SMART 50S has an Ethernet port which can be used easily.

Cost Effective

Smart 50S has the ability to produce up to 200 effective and professional security cards per hour costing you as little as 10p each!


The SMART 50S has easy to check printer conditions with its fabulous LCD real-time status display - no need to wait around until your printer requires a new ribbon, this ID card printer will notify you with its recognisable two LED buttons. SMART 50S leaves no worry for installing ribbons as you simple drop the ribbon into place and leave SMART 50S to do the rest.

Printing Technology

The Smart 50S is a great printer for small to medium businesses, print as many cards as you need - as a one off or bulk this printer produces realistic photos to improve the fantastic quality of edge to edge print.

Part No. Ribbon Description Images Panels Product
650634 Smart 5 Panel 250 Images YMCKO RIBBON-YMCKO
659000 Smart 5 Panel + UV 200 Images YMCKO RIBBON-YMCKO
650640 Smart Half 5 Panel 350 Images YMCKO SMART Half Panel HYMCKO 350 Images 650640
650653 Smart 1 Panel 1200 Images Black SMART BLACK MONO RIBBON WITH ROLLER 1200PRINT - 650653
650655 Smart 1 Panel + Overlay 600 Images Black SMART BLACK MONO RIBBON WITH ROLLER 1200PRINT - 650653
650637 Smart 6 Panel 200 Images YMCKOK RIBBON-YMCKOK
650663 Smart 1 Panel 1200 Images White RIBBON-W
650682 Smart 1 Panel 1200 Images Metallic Gold SMART Metallic Gold Printer Ribbon
650681 Smart 1 Panel 1200 Images Metallic Silver RIBBON-MS
650664 Smart 1 Panel 1200 Images Red Smart Red Ribbon 1200 Print 650664
650665 Smart 1 Panel 1200 Images Blue mart Blue Mono Ribbon with Roller 1200print
650666 Scratch-Off 1200 Images Scratch off SMART Scratch-Off Ribbon 1200 Print

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

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


Print Type Dye-Sublimation
Print Area Edge-to-Edge
Resolution 300dpi
Dual Sided Printing Optional


Card Feeding Automatic
Print Area ISO CR-80 (54mm × 86mm / 2.12" × 3.38")
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
Supported Platforms 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%
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17th Apr 2016, 10:15
Review of Lesar!

Order went through very easily and product was delivered on time