Smart 21 ID
Full Colour Ribbon
This software drives the ID card
The core device that physically
The canvas for ID card
This ribbon transfers ink onto
The Smart 21s is the most affordable ID Card Printer on the market, without compromising on quality. This compact, lightweight desktop ID card printer is ideal for primary schools, gyms, and small businesses with entry-level, low-volume demands. It features a simple, hand-fed design and comes with free ID card design software.
For those prioritising speedy in-house Staff ID card production, the IDP Smart 21 is your ideal card printer. Its straightforward setup and operation make it the perfect choice for security-conscious organisations needing to generate IDs on demand, bypassing the delay and potential cost of using external printing services.
Some ID card printers can be complicated to handle, but not the IDP Smart 21. Its user-friendly LED operation button guides you through the process, ensuring a smooth and speedy printing process. Simply feed a card into the machine, and you'll be printing in just minutes.
With your purchase of an IDP Smart 21 through Lesar UK, you'll receive free software to get you started, with support. This hassle-free software not only saves you time and money but also facilitates rapid printing, eliminating the need to organise your own system. The software, like the printer, is remarkably easy to use, enabling you to craft your ideal card in no time.
If secure ID cards are a necessity, the IDP Smart 21 is equipped with a standard SmartMark, allowing for easy UV design printing on your cards. This feature aids in quickly identifying fake or tampered cards. SmartMark offers a visible transparent overlay panel on your cards, which can be customised with text, images, and logos.
Looking for a mobile ID card printer? The IDP Smart 21 is one of the smallest printers available, making it perfect for you. Weighing in at just 2.7kg and measuring 168mm x 259mm, it's ideally suited for use across multiple locations, perfect for office use. Despite being a hand-fed device, the IDP Smart 21 doesn't compromise on speed. It prints a full-color card in just 24 seconds and a monochrome card in an impressive 6 seconds.
Instant issuance means immediate site access while maintaining stringent security standards.
Every IDP Smart 21 comes with a standard 2-year manufacturer warranty. You also have the option to extend this warranty by an additional 3 years for an extra charge. (Note: The manufacturer's warranty covers printheads for a 3-year period only).
The IDP Smart 21 is capable of printing on a single side of an ID card swiftly and conveniently. If you need dual-sided printing, you might want to consider a dual-sided printer.
Unless the printer is included in a bundle pack, you'll need to purchase the ribbon and cards separately. These can be selected through the "add to basket" button before checking out.
Absolutely. The IDP Smart 21, being the smallest ID card printer available in the market, has dimensions of 179mm x 169mm x 259mm and a weight of just 2.7kg.
Unfortunately, the IDP Smart 21, being a direct-to-card printer, doesn't support printing on access control cards. The chips in these cards could potentially damage the printer's printhead. For printing on access control cards like HID, Paxton and others, you would require a retransfer printer.
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|300dpi (Colour & Mono), 600 & 1200DPI (Mono Only) Edge-to-Edge
|Manual / Hand-Fed
|0.76 mm (30 mil)
|PVC, PET, Composite PVC
|6 sec./card (600 cards/hour)
|Max. 24 sec./card (150 cards/hour)
|1 LED Button
|Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OS, Linux
|Free Voltage (AC100/220V, 50~60Hz)
|Dimension (W × L × H)
|168(W) x 259(L) x 179(H) mm
|Approx 2.7kg/5.95 lbs
|ISO 7811 (Track I, II, III Read/ Write HiCo/ LoCo), JIS II
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