Pronto ID card printer

A compact, versatile desktop ID card printer for lower volume issuance – ideal for membership clubs and small businesses. Incredibly easy to use with drop-in dye film and hand-fed card loading.

Magicard pronto desktop id card printer

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Maicard pronto desktop card printer

Compact and portable ID card printer

Lightweight but robust, the Magicard Pronto’s small footprint makes it ideal for a reception desk or an office environment. Its portability and versatility comes with no compromise in print performance, making it ideal for remote ID card issuance at events or in the field.


print card quickly with magicard pronto id printer

Anybody can print ID cards with a Magicard Pronto

Power it up, install its easy to use driver, drop the dye film in and you are ready to go. Combine it with TrustID Classic and you have an instant solution that could have you printing identity cards in minutes.


print reusable cards and standard cards

Versatile – print colour or rewrite cards

Print vibrant full colour cards or use thermally activated rewrite cards – and print, erase and rewrite in monochrome. Rewritable cards are ideal for visitor management or for loyalty card printing.

Save money on consumables by printing the reverse of the card in full colour and rewriting the front surface up to 500 times.


print visual id cards

HoloKote®

Add visual security to ID cards at no extra cost

Exclusive to all Magicard printers, HoloKote is a patented technology that can print a secure watermark on every card. The Pronto is supplied with four predefined watermarks that can be easily selected from the printer driver. To print a customised watermark, upgrade to the Magicard Rio Pro or the Helix.


2 year warranty

The Magicard Pronto is backed by a 2 year warranty*

With comprehensive telephone and online support.

*Available in the EU, North America and other selected territories.
Elsewhere 1 year miminmum limited depot warranty.

Pronto specifications

 

  • Printing performance

    Prints 1 full colour card
    every 35 seconds

  • Card capacity

    Hand-feed
     

  • Warranty*

    2 year limited depot
     

  • Visual security

    HoloKote® watermark
     

  • Operating systems

    Windows and Mac OS
    compatible

 

PrinterDetails 
Print technology300dpi colour dye sublimation, monochrome, thermal rewritable
Feed systemManual
Rewritable printing
Single-sided printing
Encoding optionsDetails 
Magnetic stripeISO 7811 – tracks 1, 2 and 3
Smart cardContact chip, MIFARE®, DESFire® and iClass®.
Other encoders available, see encoder compatibility matrix
Connectivity and driversDetails 
Operating systemsWindows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64bit)
Windows server 2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016
GNU/Linux and Mac OS X 10.9.0 onwards
USB connectionUSB rev1.1 and USB 2.0
WarrantyDetails 
2 yearsLimited depot warranty.
*Available in North America, EU and other selected territories.
Elsewhere a minimum of 1 year limited depot warranty.
Visual securityDetails 
Standard HoloKoteA choice of 4 standard designs
HoloPatch cardsUse HoloKote with HoloPatch for a highly-visible gold seal on the card
Print speedDetails 
Colour35 seconds
Monochrome7 seconds
Accepted card dimensionsDetails 
Card sizesISO CR80 85.6mm x 54mm / 3.375″ x 2.125″
ISO CR79 83.9mm x 51mm / 3.303″ x 2.051″
Card thickness0.51mm to 1.02mm / 20mil to 40mil
Physical specificationsDetails 
Printer weight4.4kg / 9.7lbs
Printer sizeLength: 270mm / 10.6″ Width: 215mm / 8.4″ Height: 233mm / 9.1″
Environmental operating range10°C to 30°C / 50°F to 85°F
Power sourceExternal power brick for 90-265V 40-60Hz
Printer variantsDetailsProduct code
Pronto UnoSingle-sided printer3649-0001
Pronto Uno MagSingle-sided printer with magnetic stripe encoder3649-0002
Pronto Uno SmartSingle-sided printer with smart card encoder3649-0003

Pronto solutions

  • Events

    The Pronto’s portability makes it ideal for card issuance out in the field. At events it is used for badging delegates, exhibitors and contractors, often at the point of entry.

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  • Loyalty and membership

    The Pronto is widely used for the instant issuance of loyalty cards in-store. Rewrite cards can be used to record points for each purchase, with the total erased and rewritten on each customer visit.

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Pronto consumables

 Product codeDetailsCapacity
Colour dye film MA100YMCKO5 panel colour dye film – YMCKO100 images
MA300YMCKO5 panel colour dye film – YMCKO300 images
Monochrome dye film MA600KO2 panel black monochrome dye film + overcoat600 images
MA1000K-BlackBlack monochrome dye film1000 images
MA1000K-BlueBlue monochrome dye film1000 images
MA1000K-GreenGreen monochrome dye film1000 images
MA1000K-RedRed monochrome dye film1000 images
MA1000K-WhiteWhite monochrome dye film1000 images
MA1000K-GoldGold monochrome dye film1000 images
MA1000K-SilverSilver monochrome dye film1000 images
Cleaning kits CK1Pronto cleaning kit10x cards & 1x pen
UltraSecure cards 125 KHz Proximity
Contact chip
MIFARE Classic®
MIFARE® DESFire® EV1
Multi-technology
SMA Proximity
Blank cards M9006-793Premium blank white cards – CR80
M9006-794Blank white cards with magnetic stripe – CR80
M9006-796HoloPatch® blank white cards with gold seal – CR80
M9006-797HoloPatch® blank white cards with gold seal and magnetic stripe – CR80
M3610-054Self-adhesive blank white cards – CR80 (USA)
M9007-011Self-adhesive blank white cards – CR80
E9323Magicard blank rewritable cards front & PVC back

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