Magicard Tango 2e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED


Magicard Tango 2e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED

Item #M9006-745e

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The Tango 2e has been discontinued. Please see the new Rio Pro Duo.
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Magicard Tango 2e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED Support & Downloads

Magicard Tango 2e Downloads

Visit the Magicard support page to find the latest Tango 2e drivers and firmware - Magicard Tango 2e Support
Magicard Tango 2e Drivers
Magicard Tango 2e Firmware

Magicard Tango 2e Documentation

Use the link below for the latest version of the user manual: - Tango 2e User Manual

Magicard Tango 2e Extended Warranty Plans

Extended Warranties & Registration - Magicard Product Registration - Extended Warranty Plans

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Magicard Tango 2e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED Details

The Magicard Tango 2e (M9006-745e) card printer has been discontinued, and has been replaced by the next generation Magicard Rio Pro Duo card printer.

Need supplies for your discontinued printer? Please see the Supplies tab for Magicard Tango 2e-specific supplies and replacement parts. Additionally, please see the Support & Downloads tab for user manuals, support, and downloads, along with additional information.


The Magicard Tango 2e dual-sided printer is a secure, easy-to-use printer that is designed to handle various volumes of card production. Plus, its UltraCoverPlus warranty includes three years of full printhead coverage and loaner printer service.

  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    The Magicard Tango 2e dual-sided card printer is easy to set-up and use, featuring plug-and-play Microsoft Windows drivers and an intuitive LCD control panel. Plus, USB, Ethernet, and parallel interfaces are included with the Tango 2e dual-sided printer.

  • Create secure ID badges with built-in HoloKote
    The Magicard Tango 2e printer includes built-in card security with Magicard's exclusive HoloKote card watermarking feature. Unlike expensive holographic laminates, there is no additional cost to add Magicard HoloKote watermarking to your cards. Instead, the HoloKote feature allows you to print a watermark using the O panel of a standard color ribbon. Plus, enabling HoloKote right in the printer driver makes the choice of adding a watermark to your cards easy!

    There are four HoloKote designs to choose from with the Tango 2e, including globes, interlocking squares, keys and waves. You'll also have the choice of printing your watermark repeatedly across your cards, or use the HoloKote FLEX option to select a single location.

    When higher security is needed, you can print custom text or graphics using the HoloKote Custom Key or HoloKote Custom FLEX Key. Learn more about Magicard's HoloKote technology and see a sample of how your watermark will look on you card with the Custom HoloKote Tool.

    Using HoloKote along with Magicard HoloPatch cards, which include a gold 'foil' patch, turns one area of the watermark into a highly-visible security seal that is similar in appearance to an expensive holographic patch, without the expense.

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • Input hopper lock - Optional
    The optional input hopper lock protects your card stock in the Magicard Tango 2e. (Add this feature to your printer within the Options tab.)

  • Card encoding - Optional
    Use your cards for more than just a photo ID! The Tango can be ordered with magnetic stripe encoding capabilities and smart card personalization. (Add this feature to your printer 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.)

Magicard Tango 2e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Single-sided & dual-sided printing
Color/Monochrome Printing Capability: Color & monochrome printing
Card Printing Speeds: 6 seconds per single-sided monchrome (K) card
22 seconds per single-sided full-color (YMCKO) card
44 seconds per dual-sided full-color (YMCKOK) card
Card Hopper Capacity: 100-card input hopper
50-card output hopper
Accepted Card Size: CR80 (standard credit card size)
Accepted Card Thickness: 20-63 mil
Interface: USB, Parallel & Ethernet
Available Software Drivers: Microsoft® Windows® 2000, 2003 & 2008 Server, XP, Vista (32- & 64-bit), & Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit)
Weight & Dimensions: 18.3 lbs (8.3 kg), 7.6'' x 9.15'' x 18.58'' (193.5mm x 232.5mm x 471.1mm)
Included with Printer:
  • 3 year UltraCoverPlus warranty with full printhead coverage & free loaner service
  • USB cable
  • Microsoft Windows drivers CD
  • Quick Start guide
  • 3 cleaning cards
  • 1 cleaning roller
  • Cleaning guide
Printer Options: Encoding -
  • Magnetic stripe
  • Smart card
  • Contactless card
HoloKote custom logo and key or HoloKote FLEX set
Extended warranties through ID Zone

Magicard Tango 2e Dual-Sided Card Printer Models

Part NumberUSB/Parallel/Ethernet InterfaceMagnetic EncodingSmart Card EncodingiClass EncodingContactless Encoding
M9006-745E    
M9006-747E   
M9006-925E   
M9006-926E  
M9006-933E   
M9006-934E  
M9006-990E   
M9006-991E  

ID Zone offers all available Magicard Tango 2e encoding options. Please contact us at (800) 910-5987 if your encoding requirements are not listed above.

Printed Card Approximate Cost

 MSRPOur PriceYour Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Monochrome$0.12$0.09$0.03
Single-Sided Color (YMCKO)$0.48$0.39$0.09
Dual-Sided Color (YMCKOK)$0.63$0.47$0.16