Magicard Prima 4 ID Card Printer UAE, Oman, Qatar



Retransfer printing with in-line lamination
FIPS-201 certified for the personalisation of US Government credentials, the Prima 4 provides a reliable, robust solution for instant issuance and lamination in a compact package. Optional UV printing, holographic lamination and multiple encoding options add an additional layer of security and durability.



High-volume photo quality printing

FIPS 201 certified for the personalization of US Government credentials, the Magicard Prima 4 provides a reliable, robust solution for instant issuance in a compact package. Using a retransfer printing process, images are first printed onto a thin film then heat transferred onto the card surface. This produces a high resolution glossy image, printed right over the edge of the card.

Customizable stealth security

A special dye sublimation Ultra Violet (UV) ribbon can be used with the Prima 4 for the printing of invisible photographs, logos, text or symbols when issuing high security cards. The UV ink is not detectable to the naked eye, but is only visible with the use of a UV light source. This special YMCK-UV ribbon offers an affordable yet still highly secure feature to decrease susceptibility to counterfeiting.

Trusted electronic security

The Magicard Prima 4 can be equipped with a range of card encoding devices to write secure electronic data to cards at the point of issuance. Smart card encoding options include contact chip, MIFARE, DESFire and iClass. Specialist high-security encoders, such as EMV accredited devices, can also be fitted for the in-line personalisation of payment cards. The Prima 4 can also be supplied with a magnetic stripe encoder built-in.

Prima 4 specifications

Print mode

300 DPI reverse-transfer printing technology.

Card security

Holographic laminates (requires lamination module) and UV film options.

Encoding security options

Magnetic stripe. Smart card encoding; contact chip, MIFARE, DESFire and iClass. Other smart card encoders also available.


3 years UltraCoverPlus warranty and support which includes full printhead coverage and free loaner service – Available in North America, EU and other selected territories. Elsewhere 2 years limited depot warranty.

Printer interfaces

USB (Ver2.0) Full-Speed (12Mbps) and Hi-Speed (480Mbps) 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet, both included as standard.

Software drivers

Windows 2000 Professional (SP4), XP (SP2, SP3), Vista (SP1), Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 (32 and 64 bit).

Card capacity

100 card input feeder and output stacker.


15.5kg (34.1lbs).


343mm width x 320mm height x 330mm length (13.5” width x 12.6” height x 13” length).

Print speed

YMCK with transfer to card: 100 cards per hour single-sided.


Simple field replaceable unit.

Operating conditions

15ºC to 30ºC (59ºF to 86ºF) ; 35% to 70% non-condensing.

Security features

Holographic laminates (requires lamination module) and UV film options

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