IDP Smart 30 Printer – Single or Dual-Side


IDP Smart 30 Printer – Single or Dual-Side


IDP SMART 30 printer is an easy-to-upgrade entry-level ID card printer. Its compact design, which includes handy front input and output hoppers, make it perfect for any office environment. An Optional Starter Kit - which includes 1 YMCKO ribbon, 100 pvc cards and 1 long cleaning card - make starting your card print program even easier!

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IDP Smart 30 Printer – Single or Dual-Side

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MSRP: $1,390
Price: $995

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IDP Smart 30 Printer – Single or Dual-Side




IDP SMART 30 is an entry-level card printer that features a small, easy-to-use design. SMART30 is ideal for producing membership cards, access control cards, medical employee cards, office ID badges, gift cards and loyalty cards. Key IDP SMART 30 features include:

  • Compact design for desktop environment
  • Easy-order options include Dual-side card printing, Magnetic stripe encoding and Ethernet connectivity – All are field upgradable and can be added to your SMART 30 printer after initial purchase
  • Smart Card Encoding can be added to your IDP Smart 30 printer – Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for details
  • Color or Monochrome printing that can produce a full-color single-side card in 28 seconds
  • FINE™ Printing Technology offers true color reproduction
  • 300dpi with edge-to-edge printing
  • Automatic and manual card feeding
  • Front input and output hoppers (output hopper is also removable)
  • Easy drop-in ribbon cartridge and TPH replacement
  • 2-yr advanced exchange warranty
  • Smart software utilities check working states and auto-adjust configurations
  • Online IDP technical support
  • Optional Starter Kit with 1 YMCKO ribbon, 100 pvc cards and 1 long cleaning card

IDP SMART card printer series is a highly engineered dye-sublimation ID badge printer that combines maximum efficiency with ease of use.  The IDP SMART card printer series is designed for a flexible user environment which makes it easy to choose the correct printer model and save money. You can easily add a dual-side flipper or an encoder module (magnetic stripe or smart card) at the time or purchase or later when you need these options. The enhanced FINE Imaging Technology enables you to print relatively high-quality images at low prices. 

IDP SMART printers feature Smart software applications that help you easily manage ID data and design your cards at no extra cost. These include:

Smart Design – A basic card design tool that includes magnetic stripe encoding functionality
Smart DB - Enables you to manage ID data conveniently and supports ODBC

These SMART printers also include effective security features – including password verification, specific PC authorization and data encryption – to keep your card production system safe and secure. 

Finally, SMART series printers with the Ethernet Option can utilize your network printer server for encoding and printing cards. The Smart Network Module has OCP (Open Card Print) Protocol which can encode and print cards using commands on multiple platforms without installing the printer driver. 

Make it Easy! Order your IDP Smart-30 as a Complete System

ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program. Just order our Complete System so you can easily begin producing professional-looking ID cards using your IDP Smart-30 right away.

Systems Include:

  • IDP Smart-30 ID Card Printer (your choice of printer options)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light (ACIS-L11)
  • Full Color YMCKO ribbon (650634)
  • Resin Black Ribbon(650653)
  • Cleaning Roller Kit(659005)
  • 100 Premium Blank PVC Cards(ACS-8030PPWH-100)
  • ID Webcam
  • Printer power cord & USB cable
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for more information about the IDP Smart-30 today!


IDP Smart 30 – Single or Dual-Side

Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
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Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
Printer Coverage
Loaner Coverage
Printhead Coverage
2 years
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
Re-Writable Printing
Card Capacity
Input Hopper
Output Hopper
Single Feed Mode
Print Speed
Full Color
23 seconds
5 seconds
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Accepted Card Sizes
Card Thickness
20-30 mil
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
Contact Card
Contactless Card
Magnetic Stripe
Available Factory Options
Dual Sided
Available Field Upgrades
Dual Sided
Magnetic Stripe
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Connection Type
OS Compatibility
Mac OSX 10.0 Cheetah
Mac OSX 10.1 Puma
Mac OSX 10.2 Jaguar
Mac OSX 10.3 Panther
Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger
Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard
Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks
Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite
Mac OSX 10.11 El Capitan
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003
Mac Compatible
Physical Specs
6.8" W x 14.8"-18.6" L x 7.5" H
7.5 lbs
Available MPNs

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