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EM1 Direct-to-Card Printer

The Entrust EM1 Direct-to-Card Printer is all about value and versatility. With 300-dpi full-color or monochrome printing and secure card encoding capabilities, it’s the perfect budgetfriendly printer for a variety of applications such as:

  • Corporate IDs
  • Student IDs
  • Retail gift and loyalty cards
  • Membership ID cards
  • Transportation cards


Small footprint
Allows users to work effectively in any location or workstation size.
Anybody can use it, not just the service techs.
Print up to 660 single-sided monochrome cards per hour; 175 full-color single-sided cards per hour.
The EM1 card printer and its supplies are competitively priced to fit modest budgets.
Secure card option
Smart card and magnetic stripe encoding options allow you to create secure ID cards to give authorized users secure access to facilities, networks, and other privileges.


Standard Features
Print technology : Dye sublimation
Print capabilities : Single-sided
Print resolution : 300 dots per inch
Print speed : Single-sided full-color (YMCKT):up to 175 cards per hour (cph)
Single-sided monochrome: up to 660 cph
Card capacity : Input hopper: 125 cards
Output hopper: 25 cards
Reject hopper: 10 cards
Card sizes : Thickness: 0.01 in. – 0.04 in. (0.25 mm – 1.016 mm)
Dimension: CR-80, CR-79
Operating environment : 60°F – 95°F (15°C – 35°C)
Physical dimensions : L 17.4 in x W 8.9 in x H 9 in / 44.2 cm x 22.6 cm x 22.9 cm
Weight : 11.3 lbs. (5.13 kg)
Connectivity : USB only
Warranty :24 months

Optional Features and Supplies
Magnetic stripe encoding : ISOA/IAT
Smart card encoding :Loosely coupled: ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693, MIFARE, MIFARE® DESFire® EV1/
EV2, HID Prox, iClass, iClass SE, iClass Seos
Color ribbons :YMCKT 250/500 images
ymcKT 650 images
Monochrome ribbons :Black 1,500 images
White 1,500 images
Additional monochrome options available