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HDP 5000 High Definition Card Printer

With Magstripe Encoders

HDP 5000 Brochure

Superior print quality, higher reliability and durability, greater security — your ID cards can have all these qualities when you produce them with the affordable and versatile HDP5000 Card Printer/Encoder.

  • High Definition Printing™ gives you superior print quality, even on cards with embedded electronics, for a more impressive public image.
  • Affordable pricing makes High Definition Printing available to card printer buyers everywhere.
  • High reliability and durability lowers your total cost of ownership. Backed by a lifetime printhead warranty and two-year warranty on the entire printer.
  • Versatile modular design changes with your needs. You can easily upgrade to dual-sided printing, single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies.
  • Simple operation requires only minimal training. Cards, ribbons and overlaminates come in cartridges that load in a snap.


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High Definition cards deliver the highest image quality — and highest functionality. HDP Film fuses to the surface of technology cards. It conforms to ridges and indentations formed by embedded electronics, and provides an extra layer of card durability and security


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HDP 5000 Model Specifications

Printing technology:     
HDP® dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
Resolution:   300 dpi  (11.8 dots/mm)
Colors:   Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades/pixel
Print speed:   38 – 75 seconds per card, depending on ribbon type and lamination
Accepted standard card sizes:   CR-80
Print area:   Over-the-edge on CR-80 cards
Input card cartridge capacity:   100 cards (.030” / .762mm thick)
Output hopper card capacity:   200 cards (.030” / .762mm thick)
  • Card lamination module - single-sided or dual-sided (simultaneous)
  • Smart card encoding (contact/contactless)
  • Door and cartridge locks
  • Printer cleaning kit
  • Magnetic stripe encoding
  • 200-card input hopper (available soon)
  • Dual-sided printing



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