Smart 51S Single Sided Printer

  • Model: 651398
  • Manufactured by: IDP

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Reliable single sided ID card printer for small to mid-sized business. IDP’s SMART-51S printer will produce full-color or monochrome cards reliably for years. Its time-test design provides high-speed printing, excellent image reproduction and cost savings. The SMART-51S offers a wide range of optional features including Ethernet, smartcard encoding, and field upgradeable dual and lamination modules. 

• Color & Mono Single Side Printing • Print Speed: Max. 17 sec/card (YMCKO) • 300dpi with Edge to Edge Printing • 2 Lines LCD with 2 LED Buttons for Front Operation • Support of Transparent Cards • Low Cost Security with UV Printing • Installable Encoders: MS, Contact & Contactless • Upgradable Modules: Flipper, Laminator & Ethernet

SMART ID ensures accurate card issuance and data management with your SMART series of printers. This application offers simple design tools to allow the user to create a truly customized card within minutes. SMART ID offers advanced user tools such as database connections, camera and signature scanners plug-in support, as well as smart card reading and encoding. - Design and print (Image, Photo and Text) - 1D & 2D Barcode printing - Auto portrait (Auto face detection, adjustment of size & position) - Printing of sequential numbers - Card design templates - Plug-in for supporting external devices (Sign pad, Camera, Scanner) - Convenient card issuance and data management - Magnetic stripe (MS), contact & contactless smart card encoding by using plug-in program

The SMART series printers come with highly effective and tested physical and electronic security features. - PASSWORD verification with administrator and user authentications - PC AUTHENTICATION locks the SMART printer to a specific PC to render it useless if stolen - DATA ENCRYPTION over USB and SSL (secure socket layer) over Ethernet - PHYSICAL LOCKS are standard on the SMART-70 and an optional feature on the SMART-51 Series

The SMART series offers “single-wire” printing and encoding. - The SMART Ethernet module can not only print over your network, but can also be configured to encode magnetic stripes, contact IC chips and contactless smart cards over your network - The SMART Ethernet module can be configured to accept “open card protocol” print commands for direct printing without a driver.

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  • Print Mode

    Single Sided

  • Print Type

    Direct Dye-Sublimation

  • Print Area

    Edge to Edge

  • Resolutions


  • Dual Side Printing

    Option (with Flipper)


  • Card Feeding


  • Card Size

    ISO CR80 or ISO CR79 (Option-Factory installed)

  • Card Thinkness

    0.38mm (15mil) ~ 1.0mm (40mil)

  • Card Type

    PVC, PET, Composite PVC

Print Speed

  • Monochrome

    5 sec./card (720 cards/hour)


    Max. 17 sec./card (212 cards/hour)


  • Input Hopper: Card

    100 Cards / 200 Cards with cover open

  • Output Hopper: Card

    Front : 40 Cards / Rear : 100 Cards (Optional Rear-side Stacker)


  • Memory

    64MB RAM

  • Interface

    2 Line LCD / 2 LED Buttons

  • Supported Platforms

    Microsoft Windows 7/ 8 /10, Mac OS, Linux

  • Communication

    USB, Ethernet (Option)

  • Power Supply

    Free Voltage (AC 100/ 220V, 50~60Hz)

  • Power Consumption


  • Temperature


  • Humidity



  • Physical Lock

    Input Hopper & Ribbon (Option)

  • Station Itself

    Kensington Lock (Option)


  • Milimeter

    165 (W) x 390 (L) x 210 (H)

  • Inch

    6.5 (W) x 15.4 (L) x 8.3 (H)


  • Kg/Lbs

    4.5 / 10

Encoding Option

  • Magnetic

    ISO 7811 (Track I, II, III Read/ Write, HiCo/ LoCo), JIS II

  • Contact

    ISO 7816 A/B/C Card, ISO 7816 1/2/3/4 Microprocessor Card

  • Contactless

    ISO 14443 (Type A/ B), MIFARE, DESFIRE, iCLASS, ISO 18092(NFC), Felica


  • Certifications

    CB, CE, FCC, KC, CCC

Please contact us about this single sided ID card printer for a much lower price.  Due to agreements with the manufacturer we cannot advertise IDP Smart 51S id card printers at our lower selling price.


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