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YMCKO, YMCK, YMCKOK – How to Choose the Right Card Printer Ribbon

By |February 13th, 2019|

Don't let the letter combinations confuse you, choosing the right card printer ribbon can be easy once you define your printing goals.To help you choose the right card printer ribbon for your needs, we‰Ûªve listed the top five considerations along with ribbon types at-a-glance.
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How to Program HID Proximity Cards

By |February 6th, 2019|

HID proximity (prox) cards have many formatting and appearance options. Learn how to select the right format and programming options for your needs. See example of HID 1326 Clamshell Prox Card ‰ÛÒ a popular configuration.
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How To Read Printer Ribbon Names

By |January 14th, 2019|

Not sure what a YMCKO is, and how it differs from a YMCKK? Don’t worry, printer ribbon names aren’t nearly as complicated as they seem, and our experts are here to help you understand.
What is […]

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How to Make Your ID Cards Last Longer

By |January 2nd, 2019|

Do you want to make your ID cards last longer, which helps you save time and money (printing replacements and using up cards and ribbons) and creates less hassle for your cardholders? You’ve got three […]

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When is a Printer Upgrade Option Worth the Cost?

By |December 10th, 2018|

If you’re not sure about choosing an upgraded printer versus the base model, ask yourself two important questions: will it save you time, resources, or money? And will it give you the flexibility you need […]

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Video: How to Manually Feed Cards in Your Zebra ZXP Series 3 Printer

By |December 5th, 2018|

Follow these simple steps to manually feed cards for printing in your ZXP3 printer.
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How to Load New Ribbons In Datacard SD-Series Printers

By |November 28th, 2018|

Knowing how to properly handle your printer ribbons and correctly load new ones into your Datacard SD-series printer will make it quick and easy to switch ribbons out in the future. Follow the directions in […]

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Slot Punching Proximity Cards – How to NOT Break Your Card

By |November 26th, 2018|

Slot punching cards make them easier to attach to ID accessories, but if you aren’t careful you can break your prox card or even your ID card printer! Our experts explain how to slot punch […]

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What You Need to Reorder Prox Cards

By |November 14th, 2018|

Prox cards are powerful tools for securing your building and limiting who has access – but they only work if you order the cards correctly so they can integrate with your access control system. This […]

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How to Install a Ribbon in Your IDP Smart-50 ID Card Printer (Video)

By |November 12th, 2018|

Steps to Loading the Smart-50 Ribbon

Open the lid of your printer and remove the old ribbon and cleaning roller from the plastic frame
Put the new cleaning roller in place
Put the ribbon into […]

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