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The Evolis Zenius features full single-sided printing. This Evolis printer has both a 50 card feeder and a hand-fed slot that allows you to produce a personalized card on demand in moments. The Evolis Zenius ID card printer has a clear focus on the user and unmatched printer quality. This Evolis printer is the first eco-designed printer, and stands out with its optimized features and a compact, sleek design. Includes the Evolis Printers Two Year Warranty!

Evolis Zenius features include:

  • Edge-to-edge single-sided printing
  • Hand-feed capability
  • Print speed (Full Color - 120 to 150 cards per hour, Monochrome - 400 to 500 cards per hour)
  • 50 card feed capacity, 20 card output tray
  • Super quiet design (46dB (A))
  • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0), cable supplied
  • Fully compatible with Windows™: XP SP3 32/64, Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)


The Evolis Zenius makes it easy for you every step of the way! The card feeder and output hopper are conveniently located at the front of the printer for easy access. You also have the option to hand feed the individual cards in for quick single card jobs.

Compact Eco-Design
The Evolis Zenius ID card printer has earned the coveted energy star certification. With a sound level of just 46 dB (A) and its amazingly small size, Zenius can be accommodated in virtually any environment, be it a welcome desk, a sales counter, or an office desk. The Evolis Zenius only weighs 7.3lbs and has an overall size of 7.68’’H x 8.07’’W x 12.4’’D making it the lightest printer in its category.

Equipped with state-of-the-art printing technologies, the Evolis Zenius ID card printer can be upgraded onsite with multiple encoders. These flexible features ensure that you will always be in line with your current and future requirements in plastic ID card printing.

The Evolis Zenius comes with a two year printer (and print head) warranty.

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General Features:
  • Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/Resin thermal transfer
  • Single-sided printing, edge-to-edge
  • 300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
  • 16 million colors
  • 16 MB memory (RAM)
Printing Performances:
  • Color (YMCKO): 120 - 150 cards/hour(1)
  • Monochrome: 400 - 500 cards/hour
Card management and specifications:
  • Choice of automated or manual feeding
  • Feeder capacity: 50 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Output tray capacity: 20 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 0.76 mm (10 to 30 mil), calibration via the gauge
  • Types of cards: all PVC, Composite PVC, PET, ABS(1) and special varnish(1) cards
  • Card format: ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm)
Evolis High Trust Ribbons:

To maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of the print head and the overall printer reliability, use Evolis High Trust® ribbons.

  • Automatic identification and setting
  • Delivered in a drop-in cassette for easy handling
  • Ribbon saver for monochrome printing
  • Ribbon capacity:
    • YMCKO: 200 cards/roll
    • KO: 600 cards/roll
    • Monochrome ribbon: 2,000 cards/roll
    • Hologram ribbon: 400 cards/roll
  • USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0), cable supplied
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led) on the Expert version
  • Printer LEDs
  • Graphical notifications from the printer(2): cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon and card alerts, etc.


  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows®:
    • Printer driver
    • Evolis Print Center for administration and settings
    • EEvolis Printer Manager for graphical notification(3)
    • 24/7 online support
    • Compatible with Windows® (32/64 bits): XP SP3, Vista, W7, W8, W10
  • Delivered with cardPresso XXS Lite for designing and
    • editing badges:
    • Internal database up to 50 records
    • Windows® (from XP onwards) and Mac OS X
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
  • Linux OS upon request
  • Evolis Premium SDK for remote supervision of the printer, while facilitating and speeding up integration
  • into IT systems


  • 2-year warranty (printer and print head)(4)
  • Warranty extension available as an option
Size and Weight:
  • Size (H x W x D): 195 x 205 x 315 mm
  • (7.68’’ x 8.07’’ x 12.4’’)
  • Weight: 3.3 kg (7.3 lbs)
Sound (Evaluated according to the ISO 7779 standard):        Sound pressure in assistant position LpAm
       (color mode YMCKO):
  • When operating: 46 dB (A)
  • In sleep mode: background noise level
  • Support for Kensington® security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding
 Packing Content:
  • Printer
  • CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals
  • Cleaning kit
  • USB cable
  • Power supply and cord
 Options and Accessories:
  • Available colors: Fire Red or Grey Brown
  • Ethernet TCP-IP(5)
  • Encoding options(5), than can be combined. Upgrade can be carried out onsite, by adding new modules:
    • Magnetic stripe encoder, smart card contact station smart card encoder and contactless
    • Other encoders available upon request
Eco-Friendly design, cerifications and statement of compliance:
  • Standby, sleep modes & reduced energy consumption
  • RoHS
  • Power supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1.8 A
  • Printer : 24 Volts DC, 3 A
  • Min/max operating temperature: 15° / 30° C (59° / 86° F)
  • Humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
  • Min/max storage temperature: -5° / +70° C (23° / 158° F)
  • Storage humidity: 20 to 70% non-condensing
  • Operating ventilation: Open air


1 Under specific conditions / 2 Depends on the Windows® version / 3 Requires the .net 4.0 client profile version
4 Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust® ribbons

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