Primacy Single-Sided Printer System

#PM1H0000RS | ACIS-L11 | Primacy System

Primacy Single-Sided Printer System

#PM1H0000RS | ACIS-L11 | Primacy System

EVOLIS CARD PRINTER SYSTEM Evolis Primacy Card Printer System features an Evolis Primacy Card Printer with optional magnetic coding, AlphaCard ID Suite card design software, digital webcam, a full-color color ribbon, 300 PVC cards, and a 3-year limited warranty.

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Primacy Single-Sided Printer System

MSRP: $2,145
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Primacy Single-Sided Printer System

#PM1H0000RS | ACIS-L11 | Primacy System



The Evolis Primacy Card Printer System combines the quality of an Evolis card printer product, with the ease of having everything you need to start an ID Card issuance program all in one complete package! The Evolis Primacy Card Printer System features:

  • Evolis Primacy Card Printer, which replaces the Evolis Pebble and Dualys printers, offers single or double-sided full-color dye sublimation or monochrome thermal transfer plastic card printing at 300 dpi resolution, and a speedy print rate of up to 210 cards per hour for one side, and 140 cards per hour for dual-sided printing. The Primacy, features a flexible modular design that can easily be upgraded at your office. Evolis Primacy card printer comes standard with USB and Ethernet compatibility, is rated Energy Star efficient, and uses High Trust ribbons that constantly monitor and adjust your ribbon use to save money with every card print.
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light Softwarefor designing and editing ID badges/li>
  • A USB digital webcam for capturing photo ID pictures
  • Evolis R5F008AA single-side full-color printer ribbon with clear protective card overlay(YMCKO) OR R6F003AA double-side full color printer ribbon with clear protective card overlay and black on back (YMCKO-K), and 300 blank PVC cards or magnetic stripe cards
  • 3-year limited warranty

What's Included:

    • Single-sided Evolis Primacy printer
    • Blank cards - pack of 500
    • YMCKO printer ribbon - print yield 300
    • Logitech C210 digital ID camera
    • Printer power cord & USB cord

Evolis Primacy Printer Specifications

General Features:
Single-sided or dual-sided printing module, edge to edge printing
Color dye sublimation, monochrome thermal transfer
300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
16MB Memory (RAM)

Card Print Performance: 
Single-side Color (YMCKO): 190 - 210 cards /hour
Single-side Monochrome: 600 - 850 cards /hour
Dual side Color (YMCKO-K): 140 cards /hour

Plastic Card Management and Specifications:
Input hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
Reject tray: 30 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment
Types of cards: All PVC, Composite PVC cards, PET, ABS and special varnished cards
Card format ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98mm x 85.60 mm)

Evolis High Trust Ribbons:
To maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of the print head and the overall printer reliability, use Evolis High Trust ribbons.
Automatic identification and setting
Delivered in a drop-in cassette for easy handling
Ribbon saver for monochrome printing

USB 1.1 (compatible 2.0)
Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)

Printer LEDs
Graphical notifications from the printer:
Empty input hopper alert, cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert

Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite for Windows which includes:

Evolis Print Center for printer administration and settings
Printer Manager for bi-directional graphical notification(3)
Compatible with Windows: XP SP3; Vista 32/64, W7 32/64(4)
Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
Other OS: Linux upon request

Delivered with CardPresso XXS Card Design Software - Basic card design software. Want to upgrade your CardPresso software to a higher version? Click here purchase another version or contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for details.

3-year warranty (printer and printhead)

Size and Weight
Size: Height 247mm (9.72) x length 205mm (8.07) x width 381 mm (14.99)
With reject tray: Height 247mm (9.72) x length 205mm (8.07) x width 481 mm (18.93)
Weight: 4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)

Sound(Evaluated according to the ISO 7779 standard )
Sound pressure in assistant positions LpAm (colour mode YMCKO)
When operating: 48dB (A)
In sleep mode: background noise level

Support for Kensington security lock
Data encryption for magnetic encoding

Packaging Content
CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals, and eMedia CS
Cleaning kit
USB cable
Reject tray
Power supply and cord

Options and Accessories:
Colors available: Fire Red & Brilliant Blue
Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing (Part # PMY1-KTDS)
Encoding options can be combined. Upgrade can be carried out on-site, by adding new modules:
Magnetic stripe encoder, smart contact station, smart encoding unit, contactless encoding unit

Environmental Features, Certifications and Statement of Compliance:
Standby modes & reduced energy consumption
Power supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1,8A
Printer: 24 Volts DC, 3 A

Min/max operating temperature: 15 / 30 C (59 / 86 F)
Humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
Min/max storage temperature: -5 / +70 C (23 / 158 F)
Storage humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
Operating ventilation: open air

Resident Fonts
Arial 100, Arial bold 100
Barcode: Code 39, Code 128, EAN 13, 2/5 interleaved

Webcam Specifications:
Type of Camera--Logitech/Labtec Webcam with photo image capture up to 1280 x 960 and video capture up to 640 x 480; sound card with speakers; 16 bit color display adapter; 640 x 480 VGA CMOS sensor for crisp, clear pictures and videos
Photo Controls--Manual focus lens, snapshot button and LED light indicators
Photo Speed--Up to 30 frames per second
Accessory compatibility--Tripod mount in base of camera
System Requirements--Microsoft Windows 98*, ME, 2000, XP, Vista & Windows 7 (32-bit); Pentium III 500 MHz processor or better; 128 MB RAM or minimum OS requirements; 75 MB free hard drive space; CD-ROM drive
Interface Connector--Standard USB port
Platform Connectivity--Works with MSN/AIM/AOL/YIM
Set Up--WebCam package comes with Documentation & Software CDs

Evolis Primacy Simplex Ribbon:
Part # R5F008AA
5 Panel Color Dye Film YMCKO
Produces 300 single-sided card prints in full-color with clear protective overlay


Evolis Primacy Duplex Ribbon:
Part # R6F003AA
6 Panel Color Dye Film YMCKOK
Produces 200 double-sided card prints in full-color with clear protective overlay with black on back

Evolis Primacy System

Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
Discount ID Price
Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
Printer Coverage
Loaner Coverage
Printhead Coverage
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
Re-Writable Printing
Card Capacity
Input Hopper
Output Hopper
Single Feed Mode
Print Speed
Full Color
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Accepted Card Sizes
Card Thickness
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
Available Factory Options
Available Field Upgrades
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Connection Type
OS Compatibility
Mac Compatible
Physical Specs
Available MPNs