Primacy is a high-end printer that is easy- to-use, flexible and fast. When loaded with the Evolis cutting-edge encoding technologies, Primacy turns into the ideal solution to issue cards. Primacy supports any requirement in card printing and encoding, in medium to large runs. This is the perfect option to deliver transportation passes, payment cards, identification badges, as well as multi-feature cards.

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Primacy delivers cards in runs, thanks to 100-card capacity input and output hoppers. These modules are conveniently located at the front of the printer and can be accessed easily and monitored at a glance. Primacy is the very first printer in its category to offer this level of performances through such a compact size and footprint.

The printer also ensures top-notch printing quality at an unmatched printing speed.


Shipped with the Evolis Premium Suite® software solution, Primacy makes self- adjustments when in operation. Users benefit from screen-based alert pop-ups, while 24/7 online help is available just a click away. Cards can be simply loaded at the printer’s front side. Ribbons are available in a cassette system that can easily be dropped into the printer. Each ribbon is automatically set and identified.

Reliable Primacy benefits from the expertise and proven quality standards of Evolis. This enables optimized operations and perfect results. Evolis’ strong commitment to quality is legendary, and is echoed by a 3-year warranty.

Technical Data

Machine Type Single-sided/Double-sided
Encoding Magnetic Stripes, Smart Contactless, Smart Contact (*optional)
Card Format 53.98 mm x 85.60 mm
Card Thickness 0.25 to 1.25 mm
Card Types • PVC cards • All Composite PVC cards • PET cards • ABS cards1 • Special Varnished(1) cards
Resolution 300 dpi
Interface USB 1.1 (compatible 2.0) Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT
Color : 190 - 210 cards /hour | Monochrome : 600 - 850 cards /hour | Dual : 140 cards /hour
Memory Storage 16 MB (RAM)