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IDP Smart-50L Dual-Sided System with Dual-Sided Lamination - DISCONTINUED

IDP Smart-50L Dual-Sided System with Dual-Sided Lamination - DISCONTINUED

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IDP Smart-50L System Downloads

IDP Smart-50L System Downloads

Visit the IDP support page to find the latest Smart-50L drivers and firmware - IDP Support: Smart-50L Firmware and Drivers

IDP Smart-50L System Documentation

Below is the latest version of the IDP Smart-50L user manual:

IDP Smart-50L System Extended Warranty Plans

Unlike other retailers, ID Zone doesn't send printers back to the manufacturer -- we fix them in-house, fast! Our knowledgeable in-house technical support department is experienced and receives on-going technical training to ensure you receive expert help and service when you need it most.- IDP Smart-50L Extended Warranty & Loaner Plan

Technical Support

Our team is able to assist you 7:30am-4:00pm CT, Monday-Friday. - See our tech support page for options.


  • Direct-to-card system for printing dual-sided cards, ideal for mid to high volume card printing applications.
  • Features: same-side input/output hopper, dual-sided printing, built-in USB connectivity and 3-year advanced exchange with 2-year unlimited printhead warranty
  • Dual-sided lamination
  • Upgrade Options: Ethernet connectivity, encoding, software and camera upgrade options, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's In the Box:

IDP Smart-50L System Details

Looking for a great quality ID card printer that can handle volume prints? The IDP Smart-50D Dual-Sided ID Card System with Lamination is the solution. The Smart-50D System consistently produces vibrant colors and quality images, at an affordable price. This printer combines ease-of-use and advanced security features, and is ideal for access control, healthcare, student ID cards, government, and more!

Start printing right away by choosing this complete ID system! You'll get everything you need to get started including the printer, photo ID camera, ribbon, CR8030 cards, and CloudBadging ID software.

  • Print quality cards quickly
    The IDP Smart-50D Dual-Sided Card System produces high quality ID cards with vibrant colors, using dye-sublimation technology. With print speeds of up to 156 full color single-sided, laminated cards per hour, this printer will be sure to meet your batch printing needs.
  • Data security
    Protect the data of your business or organization from hackers with trusted data security features.
    • Password verification function to provide root and user authentications
    • Encrypt data transmitted on USB
    • Supports SSL Protocol on Ethernet communications
    • Option to set a specific authorized PC for encoding and printing cards
  • Advanced networking
    The IDP Smart-50D Dual-Sided Card System offers convenient printing and encoding through the network printer server to save you time.
    • Network printer server for printing cards
    • Encode magnetic stripe, contact, and contactless cards through the network
    • Easily check working states and adjust configurations
  • Best-in-class warranty protection
    Save time and money by ensuring your card printer program is always operational. The IDP Smart-50D Dual-Sided ID Card System with Lamination includes an industry-leading warranty plan.
    • 3-Year Advanced Exchange Coverage - If your printer stops working during the warranty, you won't need to deal with the hassle of shipping loaner printers back-and-forth. Instead, you will simply exchange your printer for a replacement printer. The replacement printer will then be covered for the duration of your initial printer’s warranty.
    • 2-Year unlimited prints/passes printhead warranty – Blown Printheads will be replaced by IDP, no questions asked, for 2 years. (The replacement printhead is covered for the duration of the initial printhead’s warranty.)
  • Dual-Sided Lamination - Reduce costly reprints by laminating both sides of your cards to make them more durable and last longer.

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • Ethernet - Optional
    To allow remote printer sharing by many users on a network, the IDP Smart-50D Dual-Sided Card System can be equipped with Ethernet connectivity. This printer is not field upgradable to Ethernet. The Ethernet option must be added at the time of printer purchase. (Upgrade to Ethernet in the Options tab.)
  • Card Encoding - Optional
    The Smart-50D System offers several encoding options, including magnetic stripe, contact or contactless smart card, and proximity card encoding. You can upgrade anytime to mag stripe encoding; smart card or prox card encoding must be added at the time of printer purchase. (Upgrade to encoding within the Options tab.)
  • Ultra Violet Security - Optional
    Increase security with YMCFKO Blue UV Ribbons. UV layers add an additional level of visual security on your ID card. (Upgrade to UV Security Ribbons within the Options tab.)
  • 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 the Options tab.)

  • Card printer training - Optional
    A training session with our in-house Technical Support team will get your new system 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.)

CloudBadging ID Card Software

  • Powerful cloud-based software in a user-friendly package
    CloudBadging is a cloud-based ID card software that goes beyond traditional ID badge management software by providing a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges - maximizing productivity and performance for everyone. CloudBadging provides you with quick, simple card design and printing tools that are accessible from any internet connective device with a modern web browser, no matter where you are located. (You may change your software choice within Options)

Credential Cam Digital Photo ID Webcam

  • Easily capture ID photos
    The Credential Cam included with your printer lets you add high-quality images to photo ID badges in minutes! It's optimized for capturing photo IDs and features a five-layer glass lens and Autosmart facetracking. (You may upgrade to your choice of camera within Options)

Color Ribbon and Cards

  • Print immediately with included supplies
    A full-color, 200 print-count YMCKOK color ribbon, and 500 composite PVC cards are included with your IDP Smart-50 Laminating System so you can get started right away! (You may upgrade to you choice of card within Options)

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