…  laser is fast and flexible, affordable to buy and operate, low maintenance, long maintenance, long life. Relatively easy to use. Why then the late explosion of its use?

Laser is monochrome & greyscale. IDC offer an optimal solutions to combine color and laser.


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IDC Color Card Personalization Printer

System designed to meet the market demand for ISO 7810 plastic card personalization. To allow secure credentials through direct colour printing of a picture in combination of laser engraving for text and ghost image, an asserted feature that makes it virtually impossible to counterfeit the card. An integrated laminator module provides in a single step to the definitive protection of the card. Several available options make the IDX Color system ideal for instant issuing of qualified documents as well as banking cards with ISO magnetic stripe and EMV encoding.


Card Input feeder
Feeding automatic
Vision System
The integrated vision tools allow pre-personalization product inspection, offset registration of laser engraving data, personalization verification by performing OCR/OCV checks.
C-CL Encoder
The system enables loading of personal data into the integrated electronic contact or contactless chip. The unit verifies whether data is applied correctly. Rejects and cards with malfunctioning chips are sent to the reject bin.
Magnetic Stripe
In line Magnetic stripe reader can read/write 3 Track Magstripe per ISO 7810, 7811.
Laser Modules
All laser systems allow front and rear engraving of photos, data, barcodes and graphics elements in non-tactile, embossed or indented modes.
Vision Quality control unit
Camera cross check all applied visual data and features with OCR and OCV functions.
Card Lamination
Doublesided lamination module


Laser Type
Card types ISO7810
Card Hoppers
2nd Card hopper
Card Output stacker
Print Mode
XY Offset registration
C-CL encoder
Magnetic stripe R/W
Throughput (cph)
Vacuum system
OCR barcode reader
Dimensions (D x W x H)


DPSS or Fiber up to 20W
100 Cards
100 Cards
Color dye-sub. retransfer
SDK and I3 web App.
39 x 35 x h32 (laser only)