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MAGICARD Alto - The smallest, lightest, and best value full color professional ID card printer.

Professional color ID card printer with card anti-copying security.

Ideal for any environment, including company reception areas and hospitality applications. So small and light (only 7lb / 3.2kg) it is easily portable.


Alto Color ID Card Printer

 Print Speed

Downloads and prints a full color edge-to-edge image in 30 seconds. Downloads and prints a monochrome card in 6 seconds

 Duty Cycle


 Built-in copy protection

Standard Holokote® anti-copying watermark across entire face of card.

 Anti Counterfeiting

Optional customer-unique security text watermark can be incorporated across the entire face of card with an Alto Custom Holokote® Key Card (available separately). Can be used with HolopatchTM cards.

 Key controlled Printing   Option

The (optional) Alto Custom Holokote® Key can be specified with a print control function to enable printing only when Key is present.


Two years UltraCoverPlus warranty and loaner program included free for North America and EEC based customers)

 Data Interface to PC

USB rev1.1 (USB 2.0 compatible)

 Supplied Software  Drivers

Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP

 Dyefilm Setup



300dpi field replaceable

 Magstripe Encoder

Optional ISO Std 7811 compatible HiCo encoder for tracks 1 and 2 (Alto M)

 Power Source

External power "brick" for 90-265V 40-60Hz (autoranging)


6.9in wide x 7.8in high x 8.3 in deep. (175mm x 200mm x 211mm)


7lb (3.2Kg) approx.


Metallic Silver/Charcoal

 Operating Environment

Sheltered Office environment 50ºF to 85ºF (10ºC to 30ºC)


CE certified, UL listing pending


EN50 081-1 and EN 50 082-1 (Europe) FCC pt15 curveA (USA) and CSA 08.8 curve A (Canada)

 Print Speed

Downloads and prints a full color, edge-to-edge image and magnetically encodes and verifies tracks 1 and 2 in around 35 seconds


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