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Cards Plus can offer a large number of plastic card printer brands. We have put the printers to the test and found NBS, Matica and Datacard brands to be the most reliable solutions available. Plug and play plastic card printers are the ideal way to print ID cards and access cards for Mission critical projects. Printers are divided into 2 categories, Direct to Card printing and Retransfer printing.



J200i Desktop Card Printer

The J200i is our popular entry level card printer. It is a single card feeding printer that offers monochrome and full colour printing and a full range of network and encoding options. An optional flipper is available for dual-side printing. The Javelin J200i card printer is reliable, compact and easy-to-use, delivering outstanding performance at a great price. A black ribbon & Javelin Card Designer ID card application software are supplied with each printer.

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Javelin DNA

Javelin DNA & DNA Pro Printer Range:

The Javelin DNA series is our new generation of streamlined desktop card printers. These compact and powerful models are user friendly and delivers outstanding performance with built-in input hoppers, output stackers and all the added options for your personalization needs. The Javelin DNA series offers an all in one solution with high quality colour or monochrome printing for single sided to dual sided field upgrade option.
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J230i Desktop Card Printer

The J230i is our entry level card printer with built-in input hopper and output stacker. It prints in colour or monochrome, and an optional flipper is available for dual-side printing. The Javelin J230i card printer is reliable, compact and easy to-use, delivering outstanding performance. USB and Ethernet connectivity are standard features and a full range of encoding options are available. A colour ribbon and Javelin Card Designer ID card application software are supplied with each printer.

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J800i Retransfer Card Printer

The Javelin J800i printer offers ultimate image quality and printer reliability. From great looking photo ID cards to multifunctional, high –security applications, this printer does the job beautifully, a modular design makes it easy to upgrade to fit your needs.

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Moca Direct to Card printer

The Moca printer is the little brother of the Espresso Direct to Card ID Printer. The Moca offers great value and versatility with high printing speed and superior print quality. Designed as a robust and durable machine, the Moca will provide reliable service in any environment. The bright white housing represents elegant Italian design.

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  • Warranty 24 months carry in
  • WiFi connectivity as an option available
  • Sleek Italian design & engineering with German reliability



Espresso direct to card printer

The Espresso is a single side desktop ID card printer for projects needing printing only on one side, or you can easily double the printing capacity with the Duplex printing feature. Any Espresso printer can evolve to Duplex anytime, anywhere without the need to install additional hardware components.

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  • Warranty 24 months carry in
  • WiFi and Ethernet connectivity as an option available
  • Duplex printing upgradable anywhere, anytime



XID 8100 Retransfer Printer

The entry level Retransfer Printer XID8100 is the perfect solution for the regular day-to-day demand to personalize of all kind of ID Cards.  Due to the retransfer printing technology, the printer can print over-the-edge without any limitations to the card design and graphic layout

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  • The retransfer technology allows the printer to print on all kind of card materials
  • All necessary information about the printer and its status are shown on the LCD display
  • The print engine is based on a metal frame chassis, hence it is a very solid and precise printing module



XID8300 Retransfer Printer

The flexible solution for high quality smart card personalization The industrial quality, single or double-sided XID8300 Retransfer Card Printer is equipped with various optional modules such as bend remedy, flipper, and mag stripe or smart card encoding. Built from our industry proven and extremely reliable XID retransfer engine, the XID8300 comes ready to tackle the most challenging card projects.

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  • Electronic security locks to secure access to supplies and consumables
  • Over-the-edge printing with glossy photo finish quality for great-looking cards with crisp, clear colors and flawless continuous tones
  • Award wining Retransfer Technology printer




SD260 & SD360 Direct to card printer

Datacard SD260 one-sided and SD360 two-sided card printers are packed with Industry-leading innovations that make desktop ID card printing simple and economical. SD Series printers are ideal for small- to medium sized businesses.

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SD460 Card Printer

As counterfeiting and alteration attempts have grown more sophisticated, so have the card security features that let you easily verify identity and authenticity. The Datacard SD460 card printer delivers everything you need to increase the security and durability of your ID cards.

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SR200 /300 Retransfer Printer

The Datacard SR200 & SR300 retransfer card printer delivers ultimate card program security and flexibility. Part of a complete issuance solution, this reliable printer offers superb full-color, over-the-edge, dual-sided printing on a variety of card surfaces and encodes various card types.

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Printer Accessories

We stock printer accessories for all of the following brands

Datacard - Grey Scale Edisecure - Grey Scale Matica - Grey Scale NBS - Grey Scale
10 Days

It is the perfect solution for short runs (that means less than 35 000 cards per order) of custom plastic cards – and there is no minimum quantity. Cards are printed using an eye-popping digital process, that transforms colours from ho-hum to remarkable.
10 days have a variety of special add-ons to help you make your design shine. We have a full selection of features to add to your cards. Our most popular features include:

5 Days

This plastic card printing service is specifically designed for single step plastic cards- that is, any card with standard CYMK printing with or without variable data printing- including ID cards, information cards, membership cards, barcoded cards, technology cards and more. We can even add a magnetic stripe for self encoding. 
Hit your deadlines with ease with this print service!

Nippy Cards

We understand that sometimes things don’t work out exactly as planned. Maybe someone forgets to place the card order- or maybe the artwork took too long to get to you- or maybe your product launch is tomorrow and promotional cards will be just the detail that will skyrocket sales. No matter the delay, Cards Plus is here to help!

Your Express Cards can feature:

Vivid Full colour printing on one or both sides of the card


Photos and text inserts

Serialised numbering

A HiCo or LoCo stripe for self encoding