Evolis Primacy PVC Card Printer PM1HB000BS add to cart to see your price.
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Evolis Primacy PVC Card Printer PM1HB000BS add to cart to see your price.

Evolis Primacy PVC Card Printer PM1HB000BS add to cart to see your price.
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Evolis Primacy PVC Card Printer PM1HB000BS add to cart to see your price.
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Evolis Primacy PVC Card Printer PM1HB000BS add to cart to see your price.
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Primacy is a high-end printer that is easy-to-use, flexible and fast .

When loaded with the Evolis cutting-edge encoding technologies, Primacy turns into the ideal solution to issue cards. 

Primacy supports any requirement in card printing and encoding, in medium to large runs.

Primacy is the quickest, most powerful and highest-performance office card printer in its category


Primacy is perfect for production runs:

  • Print up to 225 cards/hour in colour, 850 cards/hour in monochrome
  • Start a run of 100 cards : no need to reload cards thanks to the 100-card capacity of both feeder and output hopper
  • The 250-card capacity of the colour ribbon cassette (YMCKO) saves your time by reducing the frequency with which the ribbon needs to be changed.

General features

  • Single-sided or dual-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

  • Single side  :
    • Color (YMCKO) : 190 - 225 cards /hour1
    • Monochrome : 600 - 850 cards /hour
  • Dual side  (YMCKO-K) : 140 cards /hour

Card management and specifications

  • Feeder capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Output hopper capacity: 100 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)
  • Reject tray: 30 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil) 
  • Card thickness: 0.25 to 1.25 mm (10 to 50 mil), gauge adjustment (0.25mm / 10 mil cards  for monochrome printing only)
  • Types of cards: Types of cards : All PVC, Composite PVC cards, PET, RPET, ABS1  and special varnished1  cards
  • Card format  ISO CR80 - ISO 7810 (53.98mm 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

YMCKO300 prints / roll
YMCKO-K200 prints / roll
YMCKO400 prints / roll
KO600 prints / roll
Monochrome ribbon1000 prints / roll(1)
Hologram varnish400 prints / roll



  • USB 1.1 (supports 2.0)
  • Ethernet TCP-IP 10BaseT, 100BaseT (Traffic Led)
  • Optional 802.11b/g wireless connection2


  • Printer LEDs
  • Graphical notifications3   from the printer: Empty input hopper alert, cleaning alerts, empty/low level ribbon alert



  • Delivered with Evolis Premium Suite for Windows: 
    • Printer driver
    • Evolis Print Center for printer management and settings
    • Printer Manager for bi-directional graphical notification4
    • Compatible with Windows?: XP SP3 32/64 ; Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64
  • Delivered with eMedia CS Card Designer, Standard Edition, unlimited version (supports WindowsTM 8, 7 and Vista)
  • Delivered with a driver for Mac OS X (from 10.5 onwards)
  • Other OS: Linux upon request



  • 3-year warranty (printer and printhead)5 , up to 4 years with optional warranty extension.


Size and weight

  • Size:
    • Height 247mm (9.72"") x length 205mm (8.07"") x width 381 mm (14.99"")
    • Height 247mm (9.72"") x length 205mm (8.07"") x width 481 mm (18.93"") (With reject tray)
  • Weight:  4.02 kg (8.86 lbs)

Dimensions and weight of the machine when packed :

  • Size (H x l x W) : 485 x 300 x 390 mm
  • Weight : 5.290kg

Sound (Evaluated according to the ISO 7779 standard)

Sound pressure level,  LpAm, measure at the operator position (colour mode YMCKO)  :

  • When operating: 48dB (A)
  • In sleep mode: background noise level


  • Slot for Kensington security lock
  • Data encryption for magnetic encoding

Packaging content

  • Printer
  • CD-ROM with printer drivers, user manuals, and eMedia CS
  • Cleaning kit
  • USB cable
  • Reject tray
  • Power supply and cord

Options & Accessories

Colors available : Fire Red & Brilliant Blue

  • Upgrade kit for dual-sided printing
  • Encoding options can be combined, factory ordered or upgraded on-site with additional modules:  Magnetic stripe encoder, smart contact station, smart encoding unit, contactless encoding unit
  • USB Encoding  over IP through additional USB Net Server module, upon request
  • Locking system to prevent access to the printer and consumables (cards and ribbons)

Environmental features, certifications and statement of compliance

  • Standby mode & reduced energy consumption
  • ErP 2009/125/CE, ENERGY STAR, ROHS



  • Power supply : 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz, 1,8A
  • 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

Resident fonts

  • Arial 100, Arial bold 100
  • Barcode: Code 39, Code 128, EAN 13, 2/5 interleaved


1 Under Specific conditions / 2 on the Wireless range / 3 Depends on the Windows? version  /  4 requires the .net 4.0 client profile version / 5 Warranty subject to observance of specific conditions and use of Evolis High Trust ribbons.