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Evolis Zenius Card Printer

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User-friendly, compact and cost-effective solution

The Zenius printer is designed for single-sided printing and encoding of any type of plastic cards.

Zenius generates color or monochrome cards, individually or in small runs, with top quality results.

Zenius is ideal for instant issuance of single sided cards:
•Employee badges
•Access control badges
•Membership cards
•Loyalty cards / gift cards
•Transit passes



As part of our eco-design system aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of our products, Evolis:
•uses recycled materials in the manufacture of our printers and consumables whenever possible,
•designs compact and lightweight printers to reduce CO2 emissions from transportation and packaging,
•reduces the power consumption of its printers (ErP Directive 2009) through a very economical hibernation mode.

General features
•Single-sided printing module
•Edge-to-edge printing
•Color dye sublimation, monochrome thermal transfer
•300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
•16MB memory (RAM)


Printing performances
•Color (YMCKO): 120 - 150 cards/hour1
•Monochrome: 400 - 500 cards/hour


Optional features
•Colors available: fire red & grey brown
•Expert version: Ethernet TCP-IP, encoding modules as options


Additional encoding modules
•Available modules:
 •Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 HiCo/LoCo, JIS2
•Smart contact station ISO 7816-2
•Contact smart card encoder - PS/SC, EMV 2000-1
•Contactless smart card encoder - ISO 14443A, B, ISO15693, Mifare, DesFire, HID iCLASS
•Other specific encoders upon request

•Internal USB or IP ports
•Options can be combined
•Factory-installed or installed on-site


•USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0)
•Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led) on the Expert version


• Support for Kensington® security lock
• Data encryption for magnetic encoding


•Printer LEDs
•Graphical notifications from the printer2: cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert, etc.


Card management and specifications
•Choice of automated or manual feeding
•Feeder capacity: 50 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
•Output hopper capacity: 20 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
•Card thickness: 0.25 to 0.76 mm (10 to 30 mil), gauge adjustment
•Card types: •PVC cards
•Composite PVC cards
•PET cards
•ABS cards1
•Special varnished cards1

•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

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Ribbon capacities

YMCKO 200 prints / roll
½ YMCKO 400 prints / roll
KO 600 prints / roll
Black monochrome ribbon 2000 prints / roll
Other monochrome ribbons 1000 prints / roll
Hologram varnish 400 prints / roll


•Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows®:
 •Printer driver
•Evolis Print Center for printer administration and settings
•Evolis Printer Manager for graphical notification3
•24/7 online support
•Compatible with Windows®: XP SP3 32/64, Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64

•Delivered with cardPresso XXS Lite for designing and editing
 •Internal database up to 50 records
•Signature acquisition (compatible with Evolis Sig100 and
 Sig200 signature pads)
•Operating systems:
- Windows®: XP SP3 32/64, Vista 32/64, W7 32/64,
 W8 32/64
- Mac OS X (Intel® processor)
 Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X

•Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
•Linux OS upon request


Eco-friendly design, certifications and statement of compliance
•Standby, sleep modes & reduced energy consumption
•ErP 2009/125/CE


•Power supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1.8 A
•Printer : 24 Volts DC, 3 A


Operating environment
•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


Sound (evaluated according to the ISO 7779 standard)

Sound pressure in assistant position LpAm (color mode YMCKO):
•When operating: 46dB (A)
•In sleep mode: background noise level


Packaging content
•CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals
•Cleaning kit
•USB cable
•Power supply and cord

Size and weight
•Size (H x W x D): 195 x 205 x 315 mm (7.68’’ x 8.07’’ x 12.4’’)
•Weight: 3.3kg (7.3lbs)


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