The Zenius single-sided plastic ID card printer is perfect for printing a broad range of plastic ID cards. Ideal for businesses wanting small to medium-sized batches, it produces high-quality cards in both colour and monochrome.
Please note no ribbon, software or blank plastic cards are supplied with the printer.
Evolis Zenius Product Review
The Evolis Zenius ID card maker machine is best for creating single-sided colour or monochrome cards either individually or in small runs. It’s best used for membership cards and employee badges. The 300 dpi resolution and edge-to-edge printing allows for high-quality results and sharp images.
With its direct-to-card colour dye sublimation and resin thermal transfer, the Evolis Zenius prints high-quality, clean images. Alongside this, its edge-to-edge and 300 dpi resolution print head creates a full, concentrated image.
As many businesses use it, Evolis offers a 3-year warranty on both printer and print head as standard, with the option of warranty extension to give even more reliability.
Zenius was specifically designed to be easy to use. The option to insert cards individually or use the automatic feeder helps give flexibility. The finished cards are delivered on the front of the printer. As well as this, downloading the Evolis Premium Suite software allows you to control it from your computer.
As Zenius was designed to be easy to use, Evolis High Trust ribbons are easy to install and automatically recognised by the printer. As well as this, the user manuals and CD-ROM with printer drivers are simple guides and will show you how to set up the printer quickly and efficiently.
Equipped with a Kensington security lock as standard, you can attach your printer to a desk to ensure complete security against printer theft.
As well as this, all Evolis printers have data encryption for magnetic coding.
With all Evolis printers, there is the option to add on upgrades including; Magnetic stripe encoding or contact and contactless chip encoders.
The Evolis Zenius is a simplex card printer. Simplex printing only prints on a single side of a card.
ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)
The Evolis Zenius prints individual and small-sized batches of a wide range of different cards. Based on a standard 35-hour working week, it can produce 5,250 full colour (YMCKO) single-sided cards or 17,500 monochrome single-sided cards.
Colour (YMCKO): 120 - 150 cards per hour
Monochrome: 400 - 500 cards per hour
USB, Ethernet and wireless connection are supplied with the Zenius printer, offering more choice for connections and more flexibility to change later on.
Standard USB/Ethernet ports and the browser-based Printer Manager helps you integrate printers into third-party applications as well as existing systems.
Not much larger than a standard sheet of paper, the Evolis Zenius fits comfortably onto a standard office desk without taking up much space. The exact dimensions are; Size (H x W x D): Height 19.5cm x Width 20.5cm x Depth 31.5cm. It’s also light in weight at only 3.3kg.
Zenius offers sophistication with its mainly white exterior, the bright stripe of fire red or brilliant blue running through it gives a refreshing twist, brightening up any work environment. Compact and light it is the ideal fit for any location in the office.
EasyBadge Professional is a highly recommended advanced ID card design software that gives the user complete control over the design of their card. Not only creating an unlimited amount of records, but there is also the option to choose from one of four templates or switch to the creative mode and design a new card from scratch, giving more flexibility.
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We award the Evolis Zenius four stars out of five. This is because it prints in high-quality with sharp imagery, but in smaller, individual batches, meaning companies that don't need large volumes of ID cards won't have to waste their money on the wrong printer. It is also great value for money and has the options for additional add-ons.
The one issue with this printer is that it doesn't print dual-sided, only single-sided.
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