The Primacy printer is extremely fast, powerful and efficient. Using advanced encoding technologies, this desktop printer is the best solution for issuing personalized cards, from the most simple to the most secure. Primacy is available in single and dual-sided versions and is the ideal choice for printing and encoding cards in medium and large runs.

Save time and increase your productivity

Optimized production and independence

Primacy is adapted to printing in batches as it personalizes cards in record time:
• In color: up to 225 single-sided cards per hour and 140 double-sided cards per hour,
• In monochrome: up to 1,000 cards per hour, as the cards are ejected at the rear, enabling the printing speed to be increased (delivered as standard).
The large capacity of the feeder and hopper, which can each hold 100 cards:
• Provides a great level of autonomy in a very reduced space,
• And thus reduces the frequency of reloading the cards.

Professional printing
Primacy prints your cards in a high photographic resolution and from edge to edge for a flawless result.
• Color printing: up to 300×600 dpi
• Monochrome printing: up to 300×1200 dpi

Quick and easy to use
• The Primacy printer adapts to your needs:
• For use in office mode
• The cards are handled at the front of the machine, ensuring that it is quick to use and allowing you to keep an eye on the printing at any time.
• For over-the-counter applications (banks, events, shops, etc.):
• A printer model equipped with an open hopper is available, so you can collect the cards one by one and hand them instantly to your customers or visitors.
The touchscreen (optional) allows you to interact with the printer in real time.
• For applications requiring a high level of security in card printing:
• If specifically requested, a model is available with an electro-mechanical locking system to secure access to the printer:
• Blank cards,
• Printing ribbons,
• Printer core and encoding systems,
• From your computer:
• The Evolis Premium Suite® software lets you easily control the printer thanks to notifications directly on your screen.
• With the Evolis software development kit (SDK), you can easily integrate the Primacy systems into your existing IT systems.

• The Evolis High Trust® printing ribbons are installed in an instant and are recognized and automatically configured by the printer.

A long term vision

As Primacy adapts to your needs, you can activate the double-sided printing function on site.
You can adapt your printer at any time by integrating a CLM (Card Lamination Module) or a variety of encoders:
• Magnetic strip,
• Contact chip,
• Or contactless chip.

Sustainable investment
Primacy benefits from the experience and proven quality control of Evolis. It guarantees optimal functioning and a perfect result. Evolis’ firm commitment to quality is also illustrated by the printer’s standard three-year guarantee.

Basic features of “Evolis”
General Features

* One or two full-page printers have to be purchased. (OPTION)

* Thermal printer (Dye-Sublimation / Resin thermal transfer)

* Print color photos Image resolution 300 x 300 dots per square inch

* 32 MB internal memory and up to 64 MB (OPTIONAL)

* Speeds 190 to 225 cards per hour. Full face printing (one page printing using YMCKO type foil)

* Speeds up to 850 cards per hour. Single color page printing (1 page using Monochrome type)

* Speed ​​140 cards per hour. Full color front card printing Black back color (YMCKO-K)

* You can insert one card at a time and insert multiple cards in the card holder.

* The card can be inserted 100 times and the card can receive 100 cards.

* 50 card drop boxes

* Supports card thickness from 0.25 mm to 1.25 mm.

Card Types: PVC cards, Composite PVC cards, PET cards, ABS cards, and special varnished cards

* Supports the following standards: Card format: ISO CR-80 – ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)

* USB connection (1.0,1.1,2.0,3.0) Ethernet standard Tcp-Ip 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic leds) is standard

It also supports WIFI 802.11b / g wireless connection on the Wireless range (Option).

* Automatic screen printing And the amount of toner. easy to use

* The ink ribbon is a type of cartridge for convenient use. And enhance the print quality and durability

of the colors printed on the card.

And at the same time, it extends the life of the print head and printer.

* There is a toner saving system in case of single color printing using black ink ribbons.

* Number of rolls per type of printing ribbons:

YMCKO four color printing 300 cards per roll.

Four color YMCKO-K prints 200 cards per roll.

YMCKO YMCKO prints 400 sheets per roll.

Black coated KO 600 per roll.

Black (Black monochrome ribbon) 2,000 cards per roll.

Other monochrome ribbons 1,000 sheets per roll.

Hologram ribbon 400 sheets per roll.

* There is a TOUCH SCREEN COLOR LCD display to indicate the status of the printer, such as reminders.

Cleaning the printer, the card inside the printer, the remaining amount of ink ribbon, etc.

* Drivers available for the printer Supports Windows (32/64 bits), XP SP3, Vista, W7, W8, W10, Delivered with

a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.6 onwards), Linux OS upon request.

* Software for designing key card with barcode and logo to connect to internal database.

* Have a cleaning roller before sending to the printer.

* The printer has been certified as CE, FCC, ICES, VCCI, CCC, KC, BIS, EAC and RoHS.

* An external power supply (adapter) must be standardized. Power supply: 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz,

1.8 A, Printer: 24 V DC, 3 A

* Net weight 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)

* 3 year printer warranty and 3 year full-year print head (unlimited print) under warranty from


* Can be upgraded to add new modules without having to install them from the factory (OPTIONS &


– set up automatic card upgrade kit for dual-sided printing

– Magnetic stripe writing set

– Installation from the factory. Smart card & smart encoding unit

– Installation from the factory. RFID and Contactless encoding unit