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IDP ID card printers come in a range of styles to fit any budget and card printing need – and DiscountID has all the supplies you need to keep printing with your IDP card printer.

IDP Ribbons

To print ID cards, you’ll need an IDP ribbon. These ribbons come in all formats including full-color ribbons for single and dual-sided printing, half-panel ribbons, and monochrome ribbons.

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IDP Laminates

Laminating your ID cards will make them last longer and deter card tampering – an important feature for many secure businesses. Overlamiante film comes in a range of styles, including clear and holographic prints.

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IDP Cleaning Kits

Cleaning your printer regularly is the key to making sure it works well for years to come. You should only use the manufacturer recommended cleaning kits for your printer to prevent damage to the printer.

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A complete ID card system comes with everything you need to design and print ID cards, all in one box. This makes it quick and easy to get all the supplies you need, but do you know what comes in a system?

The Printer

First, and most importantly, each system comes with a professional-level ID card printer. DiscountID offers card printers from entry-level to secure, high-volume printers from the industry’s leading manufactures. Choose a system featuring a card printer from Magicard, IDP, Fargo, Evolis, Zebra, and more.

The Software

Second is your card design software. This is what you will use you design cards, manage your cardholder database, and send card designs to the printer to be printed. With a wide range of features for designing everything from simple single-sided visitor passes to dual-sided student and staff ID cards, card software is the brain of your system.

The Supplies

Finally, your complete ID card system comes with the ribbons and blank cards you need to print ID cards. Most systems also include a digital ID camera to easily add cardholder photos to your cards.

To keep your new system running in top shape, you should also add a printer cleaning kit to help prevent damage to your printer.

If you know exactly which ribbon or cleaning kit you need, ordering supplies for your card system is easy. But if you’re not sure what you need, our DiscountID Supply Finder tool is here to help!

Not sure which ribbon you’ve used in the past, or what cleaning kit your printer uses? That’s not a problem because the Supply Finder shows you all the compatible supplies for your printer. This makes it quicker and easier to find what you want online.

Using the Supply Finder takes just seconds – simply select the printer brand from the first drop down, then your printer model from the second drop down. This information should be on the front of your ID card printer, for example a Magicard Pronto or IDP Smart-30.

Try it today for a faster, easier supply ordering process! The DiscountID Ribbon & Supply Finder tool.

Evolis ID card printers come in a range of styles to fit any budget and card printing need – and DiscountID has all the supplies you need to keep printing with your Evolis printer.

Evolis ID Card Printers

Evolis ID card printers come in a range of styles, from entry-level hand feed printers up to the powerful Quantum 2 with 500 card input and output hoppers.

Shop Evolis printers on DiscountID. Or shop complete Evolis Systems with all the supplies bundled with your printer.

Evolis Ribbons

To print ID cards, you’ll need a colored Evolis ribbon – either a full color YMCKO ribbon, or a monochrome one. These ribbons come in all formats including full-color ribbons for single and dual-sided printing, half-panel ribbons, and monochrome ribbons.

Shop Evolis ribbons on DiscountID.

Evolis Cleaning Kits

Cleaning your printer regularly is the key to making sure it works well for years to come. You should only use the manufacturer recommended cleaning kits for your printer to prevent damage to the printer.

Shop Evolis cleaning kits on DiscountID.

placeholder_ribbons_03Datacard ID card printers come in a range of styles to fit any budget and card printing need – and DiscountID has all the supplies you need to keep printing with your Datacard printer.

Datacard ID Card Printers

The Datacard printer family offers superior image quality, plug-and-play simplicity, and proven reliability. Printers such as the Datacard SP55 printer or Datacard SP35 printer offer excellent flexibility and security features.

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Colored Datacard Ribbons

To print ID cards, you’ll need a colored Datacard ribbon. These ribbons come in all formats including full-color ribbons for single and dual-sided printing, half-panel ribbons, and monochrome ribbons.

Shop Datacard color ribbons on DiscountID.

Monochrome Datacard Ribbons

You may also want to use monochrome ribbons – these ribbons have panels of a single color only, unlike the multi-colored ribbons. A monochrome ribbon is often used to print text, single-color logos, and barcodes. Do note that monochrome ribbons cannot do shading.

Shop Datacard monochrome ribbons on DiscountID.

Datacard Laminates

Laminating your ID cards will make them last longer and deter card tampering – an important feature for many secure businesses. Overlamiante film comes in a range of styles, including clear and holographic prints.

Shop Datacard laminates on DiscountID.

Datacard Cleaning Kits

Cleaning your printer regularly is the key to making sure it works well for years to come. You should only use the manufacturer recommended cleaning kits for your printer to prevent damage to the printer.

Shop Datacard cleaning kits on DiscountID.

did_dtc1250ed-id-card-system_1Fargo ID card printers come in a range of styles to fit any budget and card printing need – and DiscountID has all the supplies you need to keep printing with your Fargo printer.

Colored Fargo Ribbons

To print ID cards, you’ll need a colored Fargo ribbon. These ribbons come in all formats including full-color ribbons for single and dual-sided printing, half-panel ribbons, and monochrome ribbons.

Shop Fargo ribbons on DiscountID.

Fargo Laminates

Laminating your ID cards will make them last longer and deter card tampering – an important feature for many secure businesses. Overlamiante film comes in a range of styles, including clear and holographic prints.

Shop Fargo laminates on DiscountID.

Fargo Cleaning Kits

Cleaning your printer regularly is the key to making sure it works well for years to come. You should only use the manufacturer recommended cleaning kits for your printer to prevent damage to the printer.

Shop Fargo cleaning kits on DiscountID.

placeholder_ribbons_03To ensure your ID card printer continues to run in top shape, you should only ever use the recommended products from the printer manufacture – this includes everything from ribbons to cleaning kits.

But with so many different ribbon types and sometimes confusing names, cleaning kits, blank cards, and more it can be difficult to find the specific items you need quickly and easily.

Our easy Supply Finder makes this process easy!

You only need to answer two questions to quickly see all the ribbons and supplies compatible with your specific printer. Select your printer brand from the drop down menu, and then your printer model – that’s all it takes!

Try the Supply Finder today.

370x370_system_basicpronto_didMagicard ID card printers come in a range of styles to fit any budget and card printing need – and DiscountID has all the supplies you need to keep printing with your Magicard printer.

Colored Magicard Ribbons

To print ID cards, you’ll need a colored Magicard ribbon. These ribbons come in all formats including full-color ribbons for single and dual-sided printing, half-panel ribbons, and monochrome ribbons.

Shop Magicard ribbons on DiscountID.

Magicard Laminates

Laminating your ID cards will make them last longer and deter card tampering – an important feature for many secure businesses. Overlamiante film comes in a range of styles, including clear and holographic prints.

Shop Magicard laminates on DiscountID.

Magicard Cleaning Kits

Cleaning your printer regularly is the key to making sure it works well for years to come. You should only use the manufacturer recommended cleaning kits for your printer to prevent damage to the printer.

Shop Magicard cleaning kits on DiscountID.

did_enduro-3e_systemA complete ID card system comes with the basic materials you need to start a new ID card program, but do you know what all those parts are and why you need them? The DiscountID team is here to help!

Printer

The ID card printer is the key piece of your new card system – it’s what will print, encode, and laminate your cards. Card printers come in a wide range of styles from manufactures including Magicard, Datacard, or Fargo.

Shop all ID card printers on DiscountID.

Software

Your ID card printer can only print cards – to design cards or manage a database, you’ll need card-specific software. This software is designed for use with ID card printers and blank cards, and allow you to do everything from add cardholder photos and names to encode multifunctional cards.

Shop all software on DiscountID.

Supplies

You’ll need two main supplies to print your cards, a ribbon and blank cards. In addition, you’ll need a cleaning kit to clean and maintain your printer and prevent dust and dirt from building up and damaging your printer.

Shop all ribbons and blank cards on DiscountID.

BlogImage_Fargo-ID-Card-Printer-Cleaning-Kit-86177The last time we talked about cleaning your ID card printer, it was to add that task to your spring cleaning list. But you need to clean the printer more than once per year to keep it running!

Printer cleaning kits are specially designed to get dirt, dust, and debris out of your printer to keep it running. Even in a typical office environment, far from a field or forest, dust can still build up that causes problems. From print quality issues to actually breaking a part, dirt can cause serious problems.

To clean your printer, you’ll only need all the supplies that come in your cleaning kit. These kits will include things like alcohol-soaked cards, swabs, and wipes.

Cleaning your printer will keep your print quality high, and prevent damage to your printer – so don’t wait!

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