Recent Design Improvements to the Zebra ZXP Series 8 ID Card Printers

Zebra Technologies has recently announced design improvements to the ZXP Series 8 retransfer card printer aimed at improving the overall user experience and print quality. These changes were implemented as part of driver update v4.0 and firmware update v3.0.

The firmware and driver updates are availible at http://www.zebra.com/id/zebra/na/en/index/drivers_downloads.html. Updates include;

- Improvements to the thermal . . . → Read More: Recent Design Improvements to the Zebra ZXP Series 8 ID Card Printers

Recent Improvements to the Zebra ZXP Series 3 ID Card Printers

As an authorized reseller of the Zebra ID Card Printer Line – Safe-Card ID Services is pleased to announce in conjunction with Zebra Technologies changes to the Zebra ZXP Series 3 printers that will improve the print quality as well as the overall user experience.

Printers that began shipping in clude the changes that . . . → Read More: Recent Improvements to the Zebra ZXP Series 3 ID Card Printers

Zebra Extends Last Order Date For P110i, P110m and P120i PVC Card Printers

Zebra Technologies has announced the last order date for the P110i, P110m, and the P120i PVC ID card printers and the associated QuickCard bundles has been extended to 6/30/12. The newly improved ZXP Series 3 will replace these value class printers on the afore mentioned date. Product support for the discontinued printers will continue until . . . → Read More: Zebra Extends Last Order Date For P110i, P110m and P120i PVC Card Printers

Add Some Color to Your Card Program

Almost all the ID cards and badges you see are a basic white for a very good reason. A crisp white card produces the best full-color print. And while that is desirable in most all cases there is another option for adding a little pop and another option to your  card program.

Safe-Card ID Services offers . . . → Read More: Add Some Color to Your Card Program

School Safety and an Effective ID Card Program

As a parent of two beautiful girls I am always concerned about their safety at school. It is my humble opinion that despite slashed budgets schools need to take security more seriously than ever. An important part of that focus needs to be a student ID card program. This type of program outfits each student with an . . . → Read More: School Safety and an Effective ID Card Program

Why Buy From Safe-Card ID Services

These days everyone on the web is calling themselves an ID Card Expert and there are lots of options for ID cards, printer systems, and accessories available on the internet. If you haven’t purchased from Safe-Card ID Services before before, you may wonder, why should I choose Safe-Card ID? First off we have more than 22 years of experience in . . . → Read More: Why Buy From Safe-Card ID Services

The Dreaded ID Photo Experience

Everyone has a ID photo  in their wallet, be it a drivers license or an employee badge they are reluctant to pull out and show anyone. Knowing that the Photo ID experience is dreaded by most and a few simple photo taking tips can make the difference between a card that they are proud to show off vs. a card they would . . . → Read More: The Dreaded ID Photo Experience

Don’t Forget to Clean Your PVC Card Printer

To ensure the highest level of performance from your ID card or badge printer be sure to follow these simple printer maintenance steps. Each printer manufacturer will have different specifications for how printers should be cleaned, there are a few general rules of thumb for maintaining your printer and your printer warranty.

First clean your printer regularly. Most printer warranties specify . . . → Read More: Don’t Forget to Clean Your PVC Card Printer

New Printer Available: The CIM Sunlight Lux

Just released from CIM, a global supplier manufacturer of systems for cards and metal plate personalization, the new CIM Sunlight Lux ID card printer is ideal for small and medium sized organizations needing a high performace card printing system.  This printer provides edge-to-edge printing of text, images, photos, graphics and bar codes as . . . → Read More: New Printer Available: The CIM Sunlight Lux

What’s the difference between HiCo and LoCo magnetic stripe PVC cards?

Magnetic stripe cards are available in two varieties, HiCo and LoCo. So what’s the difference? The difference is simple and as the name states HiCo cards are more coercive, while LoCo cards are less coercive. A higher coerciveness is more secure, but not always a better solution.

As an example, LoCo cards are more affordable. LoCo . . . → Read More: What’s the difference between HiCo and LoCo magnetic stripe PVC cards?