Magicard ID Card Printers

Magicard Rio Pro

Download DatasheetBuilt for professionals, the Rio Pro’s superior card printing quality is complemented with a full range of options: single or double-sided printing (with field upgrade available), batch or one-off card printing and secure encoding with magnetic stripe, contact and contactless technologies. Built-in Standard HoloKote® can also be customised to an individual logo or security design.

The Rio Pro can be upgraded instantly from single to dual-sided card printing with a simple drop-in upgrade kit.

Magicard Rio Pro


Single/Double-sided The Rio Prois a single-sided printer which can be easily field upgraded to double-sided by means of a simple drop-in upgrade. The Rio Pro Duo is pre-configured as a double-sided printer.
Card Security A HoloKote security watermark can be printed across the card surface. When used with HoloPatch® cards, one area of the HoloKote watermark is highlighted as a high visibility security seal. A choice of 4 standard HoloKote designs and 1 standard HoloKote Flex design are selectable from the printer driver. For added security, Custom HoloKote enables customisation of the watermark to an individual logo or security design.
Warranty hree years UltraCoverPlus warranty which includes full printhead coverage and free loaner service — North America, EU and other selected countries. Elsewhere 12 months limited warranty.
Printer Interfaces USB and Ethernet both fitted as standard.
Print speed *Colour standard mode: 31 seconds, *Colour fast mode: 23 seconds, *Monochrome resin: 6 seconds (*single-sided card).
Card capacity 100-card feeder, 70-card stacker.
Software drivers Windows 2000 / XP / VISTA / 2003 Server / 2008 Server / Windows 7. NB: Driver operates with 32 and 64 bit Windows.
Printer size 470mm L x 220mm W x 250mm H (18.5" L x 8.6" W x 9.8" H) including feeder and stacker.
Printer weight 4.9kg (10.8 lbs).
Card thickness 0.51mm to 1.02mm (0.020" to 0.040").
Card types ISO PVC blank, magnetic stripe, self-adhesive, printable type proximity and smart cards, HoloPatch cards.
Card dimensions ISO standard CR80 85.6mm x 54mm or 3.375" x 2.125", and CR79 83.9mm x 51mm or 3.303" x 2.051".
Environment Sheltered office environment 10°C to 30°C (50°F to 85°F).
Power source External power supply 100-240V 50-60Hz autoranging.


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Essentra Code Ribbon  Description Capacity Manufacturer's code
316-8341 YMCKO 5 panel 100 MA100YMCKO
316-8330 YMCKO 5 panel 300 MA300YMCKO
316-8331 EN3 Monochrome resin Black 1000 MA1000K
316-8332 EN6 Black with overlay 600 MA600KO
316-8333 EN8 YMCKOK 6 panel 250 MA250YMCKO
316-8335 Monochrome Silver 1000 MA1000k-Silver
316-8336 Monochrome Gold 1000 MA1000K-Gold
316-8337 Grey Scratch off 1000 MA1000K-Scratch
316-8338 Monochrome Red 1000 MA1000K-Red
316-8339 Monochrome Green 1000 MA1000K-Green
316-8334 Monochrome White 1000 MA1000K-White
316-8340 Monochrome Blue 1000 MA1000K-Blue
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