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Polaroid P4000E ID Card Printer Single-Sided - DISCONTINUED

Polaroid P4000E ID Card Printer Single-Sided - DISCONTINUED

Item #: 1-401000-000

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This printer has been discontinued and replaced by the Polaroid P4500S.
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  • Direct-to-card printer for printing a low volume of single- or dual-sided cards
  • Special features: compact and lightweight design and easy-to-use printer driver
  • Optional upgrades: dual-sided printing, encoding, Ethernet, and extended warranty and printer loaner coverage

What's In the Box:

  • Single- or dual-sided Polaroid P4000E printer
  • 2 printer year warranty

Polaroid P4000E Details

The Polaroid P4000E ID card printer single-sided offers advanced features such as optional magnetic encoding and duplex printing, full networking capabilities and options to secure your application - all in a compact, portable design.

  • Go anywhere!
    The Polaroid P4000E single-sided ID card printer is compact and lightweight; it requires minimal desk space and is easy to transport. The input and output hoppers are conveniently located at the front to allow for easy accessibility of your cards.

  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    To provide your with a smooth, intuitive card printing experience, the Polaroid P4000E ID card printer's driver includes user-adjustable controls, printer diagnostics, audio and visual prompts, and online help.

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • Dual-sided printing - Optional
    Double the printable area of your cards with a dual-sided printer! The P4000E card printer is available as a single- or dual-sided ID printer. (Add this feature to your printer within Options)

  • Card encoding - Optional
    Add optional magnetic encoding and/or smart card encoding to your Polaroid P4000E. (Add this feature to your printer in Options)

  • Ethernet connectivity - Optional
    Allow for remote printer sharing on a network by adding Ethernet connectivity to your Polaroid P4000E. (Add this feature to your printer within Options)

  • Extended warranty and printer loaner plans - Optional
    ID Zone offers extended warranty plans with satisfaction-guaranteed service handled by our in-house, knowledgeable technical support team. Our extended warranty plans include support via a toll-free number or live chat, total parts replacement plus labor, and fast turn-around on printer repairs. In the event your printer needs to be sent to us for repair, our loaner plans help ensure your card printing can continue. With printer loaner coverage, we'll send you a loaner printer to use while yours is in for repair. (Select an extended warranty with or without loaner coverage in Options)

  • Card printer training - Optional
    A training session with our in-house Technical Support team will get your new Polaroid P4000E card printer up and running in no time. Your training will be tailored around your specific printer and the specific topics you would like assistance with. A typical printer training session may cover topics such as:
    • Card printer installation assistance
    • A review of the printer's user interface
    • How to load the ribbon and cards
    • Special printer features
    (Add training to your printer order in the Options tab.)

Polaroid P4000E Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Single-sided and optional dual-sided printing
Color/Monochrome Printing Capability: Color & monochrome printing, plus rewrite capability
Card Printing Speeds: 4 seconds per single-sided monchrome (K) card
19 seconds per single-sided full-color (YMCKT) card
30 seconds per dual-sided full-color (YMCKT-KT) card
Card Hopper Capacity: 100-card input hopper
40-card output hopper
Accepted Card Size: CR80 (standard credit card size)
Accepted Card Thickness: 20-50 mil
Interface: USB
Available Software Drivers: Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP, Vista & Windows 7 (32-bit)
Weight & Dimensions: 11.5 lbs (5.3 kg), 7.8'' x 9.5'' x 21.5'' (198mm x 241mm x 546mm)
Included with Printer: 2 year printer and printhead warranty
Printer Options: Duplex printing
Encoding -
  • Magnetic stripe - field upgradeable
  • Smart card - field upgradeable
200-card input hopper
Lockable input tray
Printer-to-desk security lock (Kensington lock)
Bi-directional direct connect 10 Base-T Ethernet with LCD display
Input hopper empty alert - for custom development if writing your own card printer software
Extended warranties through ID Zone with option to add loaner coverage to manufacturer warranty

Polaroid P4000E Card Printer Models

Part Number USB Interface Magnetic Encoding Duplex Printing

ID Zone offers all available Polaroid P4000E encoding options. Please contact us at (800) 910-5987 or Live Chat if your encoding requirements are not listed above.

Printed Card Approximate Cost

  MSRP Our Price Your Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Monochrome $0.12 $0.09 $0.03
Single-Sided Color (YMCKT) $0.53 $0.40 $0.13

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