ID Supplies Blog

4 considerations for your new card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 19-Apr-2017 14:57:42

Those who have just laid their hands on one of the latest and greatest card printers on the market can have mixed feelings.

Firstly, the realisation that a card printer will save time and money while boosting an organisation's efficiency in the long-run. Secondly, that daunting feeling of getting to know a new technology and actually printing functional, great looking ID cards.

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Topics: id card printer, card printer

5 arguments for card printer maintenance

Posted by Heath McDonald on 20-Feb-2017 23:00:00

If you use a printer at home or in the office, it could be that you've always done your own maintenance, servicing or minor repairs. Perhaps a nozzle check, head clean and alignment was enough to get you back up and running.

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Topics: ID Card Printers, card printer, Card Printer Maintenance

5 top tips for cleaning an ID card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 15-Feb-2017 10:30:00

A card printer is an essential item for any business that requires employees to carry their company ID cards with them at all times. To prevent damage to your card printer (which can be quite expensive machines) and to minimise downtime, it is paramount that you regularly clean your card printer.

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Topics: id card printer support, card printer, Card Printer Cleaning

Why you should have a card printer servicing policy

Posted by Heath McDonald on 01-Feb-2017 15:26:56

Organisations that need ID card printing understand the many benefits of owning and operating their own ID card printer.

The benefits of owning a card printer:

  • Cards can be printed and replaced easily and on demand with no waiting time
  • The ID cards can be personalised instead of generic for visitors, which boosts security
  • The best thing about owning a card printer is that printing your own ID cards in high quantities is much more cost effective.

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Topics: card printer, Card Printer Servicing

ID cards: Buy a card printer or use a printing service?

Posted by Heath McDonald on 14-Oct-2016 10:30:00

Most organisations eventually realise the necessity of ID cards. Whether used for staff, visitors or anyone else, ID cards are a must for security, visitor management and overall just a great professional look for your brand.

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Topics: card printer

Most Successful ID Card Accessories and Features

Posted by Heath McDonald on 18-May-2016 11:00:00

There are so many ID card accessories and features available today and some of these are a must have and others are a complete miss.

Accessories for ID cards can be as equally as important as the ID card itself. Accessories provide a whole range of benefits to the user and the organisation such as; protection from the elements, reducing injury or death from ID cards being caught in machinery and the list goes on.

Features for ID cards can play a crucial role in an ID cards effectiveness. Features such as custom holographic laminates, Datacard tactile impression and micro text significantly increase an ID cards security against fraud.

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Topics: card printer, Id card, id card accessories

Control facility security with an ID card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 13-May-2016 11:30:00

If maintaining security at your facility is important to you, then improving the efficiency of security programs is a constant concern. Gain complete control over your ID badges with an in-house ID card printer.

Here are just some of the benefits:

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Topics: ID Card Printers, id card printer, card printer, card printers

Card Printers - Top 4 Reasons Why You Need To Buy From Us!

Posted by Heath McDonald on 17-Feb-2016 12:00:00

If you're in the market for a card printer, I want to talk about why we believe you are better off buying it from us.

Plain and simple with no gimmicks, no smoke and no mirrors... Nothing but a solid promise from us to you with a high level of customer service, start to finish.

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Topics: ID Card Printers, id card printer, card printer, card printers

HID Fargo Card Printers on Windows 10

Posted by Raymond Morgan on 11-Feb-2016 10:00:00

At the time of writing this post, HID Fargo card printers are not “officially” supported by HID Global to run on Windows 10, however the fact remains that Windows 10 is similar enough to Windows 8.1 that the drivers appear to work normally, as far as our own testing has determined.

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Topics: Fargo, id card printer, card printer, fargo printers, HID

New 600dpi Card Printer Coming - What can you expect

Posted by Heath McDonald on 11-Jan-2016 11:00:00

There is a new reverse transfer high definition card printer soon to hit the market earlier this year and it will offer the latest in 600dpi printhead technology as an option (We can't disclose the model or brand at this time).

Although we haven't been able to get our hands on this new card printer to test ourselves, we will be writing about what are the expected benefits from this new 600dpi card printer will be and once we get our hands on this new 600dpi card printer, we will definitely be writing our review on how it lines up with the expectations we have below and we will also be doing some rigorous testing of our own... So stay tuned.

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Topics: ID Card Printers, id card printer, card printer