EasyBadge 2.0 ID Card Printer Bundle

The new, easy to use, environmentally
friendly ID card printer solution

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Eco-friendly
  • Everything you need in one box
  • Low cost consumables
  • Print ID cards within minutes of
    opening the box

Printer Finder

Need our help? Answer three simple questions and find the perfect printer.

Are you printing access control cards?

How important is security in relation to your cards and your card printer?

Is being able to print cards business critical?

How Do Plastic Card Printers Work?

Card printers are specifically designed and developed to print photos, images and detailed text directly on to blank plastic or proximity cards. They share many similarities with a traditional desktop inkjet printer, commonly found in the home or office.

The blank plastic card is passed through a thermal print head at the same time as a colour or monochrome (single colour) ribbon.

The colour from the ribbon is then transferred onto the card through the heat given out from the print head.

As a result your photo, images and text are visible on the card, and the card is ready to issue.

Single-Sided or Dual-Sided Card Printer?

Single-Sided Printers

Single-sided card printers print to one side of the card only, whereas dual-sided will print to both sides of a card. When addressing your needs, think about the card design and information being added. Will all of the information fit onto one side of the card and still look professional?

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Dual-Sided Printers

The benefit of a dual-sided printer over a single-sided is flexibility. With more space to add images, photos and text, the card looks less cluttered. Please bear in mind that if you opt for a single-sided machine, and further down the line you need to upgrade, this will be an additional cost to the business or organisation.

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ID Card Printer Security: Don’t Take the Risk

All ID card printers offer a range of security features, but different manufacturers will offer different types and levels of security, both for the machine itself and the printed cards. Adding a layer of security to your card printing setup helps reduced card cloning attempts, keeps your data secure in light of GDPR, and also ensures your printer cannot be stolen from the premises. When thinking about which printer is right for you, consider your long-term goals and whether your printer will be able to adapt as the security needs of your business change.

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Leading Card Printer Manufacturers Under one Roof

Working closely with our trusted partners, we supply genuine products that are used across the corporate, education and health sectors, and will suit a vast range of card printing needs, whether that be class-leading card security or an eco-friendly, sustainable printing option. All consumables and printer ribbons we supply are certified products purchased direct from source and all come with extensive support and warranty options.

ID Card Printer

Welcome to Digital ID, the go-to supplier when you need to buy an ID card printer. Choose from a range of card printing machines from the leading manufacturers that include affordable entry-level machines known as direct-to-card printers through to high-definition and secure machines known as retransfer printers that are capable of printing to access control cards. Our aim is to help you find the right printer and efficiently print photo ID cards and ID badges that you can issue to your employees, students, visitors or contractors with pride.


Before you browse our range today, if it’s a low volume of cards you need to print, do you know we offer an ID card printing service? Use our card printer instead and let's design and make your ID cards together.


If you’re still gathering information then check out our helpful post on the best ID card printers as reviewed and recommended by our team.

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