Evolis Primacy

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The Primacy is the Evolis flagship product, with full encoding options, single or dual-sided printing, and includes E-media CS Card Designer Standard Edition software for free.

It prints over 200 cards per hour in full colour, and over 800 cards per hour in monochrome.

Evolis primacy

The Evolis ID card printer is flexible, fast, and easy to use. It is dual-sided and as a result, issues ID cards quickly.

Designed for medium-to-large runs the Primacy delivers high-end results.


  • Transportation passes.

  • Payment cards.

  • Identification badges.

  • Multifunctional cards.

  • Student badges.


  • Printing Capability: Dual-sided.

  • Print Technology: Dye-sublimation.

  • Print Speed: Full-colour dual-sided cards in 24 seconds, single-sided monochrome in 10.

  • Input/Output Hopper: 100/100.

  • Warranty: 3 years.

Efficient ID Card PrintingWith 100-card input and output hoppers, batch printing is easy.

The Primacy prints up to 140 cards per hour for dual-sided cards.

The Ethernet connectivity allows multiple users to access the printer from remote locations.

The Primacy also uses Evolis High Trust printer ribbons.

A chip in the ribbon identifies the ribbon to the printer. Adjusting the printing settings and allows fewer errors.

Mac & Linux CompatibilityA major advantage of Evolis printers is compatibility with Mac and Linux.

The Evolis Primacy has options for both Max and Linux drivers if needed.

While not all card design software can work with Mac or Linux drivers, you will still be able to design and print cards with the Primacy.

Printer Options & UpgradesThe Evolis Primacy ID card printer comes with this printer option:

  • Magnetic stripe encoding

Speed and versatility

The Primacy printer is ultra-fast, powerful, and efficient. Using advanced encoding technologies, this office printer is the ideal solution for printing personalized cards, from the simplest to the most secure.

Professional printing

Evolis Primacy prints your cards in a high photographic resolution and from edge to edge for a flawless result.

  • Colour printing: up to 300×600 dpi

  • Monochrome printing: up to 300×1200 dpi

Quick and easy to use

The Primacy printer adapts to your needs:

    • For use in office mode

      • The cards are handled at the front of the machine, ensuring that it is quick to use and allowing you to keep an eye on the printing at any time.

    • For over-the-counter applications (banks, events, shops, etc.):

      • A printer model equipped with an open hopper is available, so you can collect the cards one by one and hand them instantly to your customers or visitors.

      • The touchscreen (optional) allows you to interact with the printer in real-time.

    • For applications requiring a high level of security in card printing:

      • If specifically requested, a model is available with an electro-mechanical locking system to secure access to the printer:

        • Blank cards,

        • Printing ribbons,

        • Printer core and encoding systems,

    • From your computer:

      • The Evolis Premium Suite® software lets you easily control the printer thanks to notifications directly on your screen.

      • With the Evolis software development kit (SDK), you can easily integrate the Primacy systems into your existing IT systems.

  • The Evolis High Trust® printing ribbons are installed in an instant and are recognized and automatically configured by the printer.

Please contact us for more information.

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