Evolis Tattoo Rewrite

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The next-generation printer for rewritable cards

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  • Printing: Single-sided
  • Encoding: Magnetic stripes, Smart contactless
  • Card lifespan: 1-3 years
  • Number of cards per year: Between 2,500 and 30,000
  • Card security level: Standard

Product Datasheet


The Tattoo ReWrite Monochrome single-sided ID card printer allows you to erase and print the same card up to 500 times.Tattoo RW is an Evolis card printer for single-sided rewritable cards. It effortlessly matches all your expectations when it comes to flexibility, affordability, sustainable development, and regular data updates.

A ribbon-free technology – No consumables – Cards include a thermo-sensitive material that turns visible or vanishes depending on the applied temperature.The 300 dpi standard resolution and the large print area provide unrivalled freedom when designing cards. Enhance your cards with more texts and graphics (logos, barcodes).Its compact and sleek design makes it the ideal equipment to integrate and use in multiple environments:offices, reception desks, points of sale, etc.With the Tattoo ReWrite Card printer, you can generate or update loyalty cards, visitor badges or membership cards within seconds. Data can be edited on the spot and the same card can be reprinted or reused up to 500 times.The Tattoo ReWrite will help you save significant money since no ribbon is required and cards are reused, which makes it an environmentally sound solution as well.

Print modeDirect thermal printing and erasing on rewritable material
Maximum print area: 48 mm x 76 mm (1.89″ x 2.99″)
Erasing & Printing speed8 seconds (manual)
12 seconds (card feeder)
3-Track ISO magnetic encoding: 4 seconds per card
Card feedingManual card insertion and delivery
Card-feeder insertion and delivery to removable hopper
Automated Mode: selects a card from the feeder if no card is inserted manually
Card typeRewritable thermochromic material
Mitsubishi Black & Blue
Ricoh upon request
Other material upon request and validation
Physical dimensionsWithout output hopper: 166 mm (6.54″) (H) x 290 mm (11.42″) (L) x 187 mm (7.36″) (W)
With output hopper: 166 mm (6.54″) (H) x 368 mm (14.49″) (L) x 187 mm (7.36″) (W)
Weight2.4 Kg (5.3 Lbs)
Card capacityInput Hopper: 100 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
Output Hopper:15 cards (0.76 mm – 30 mil)
ElectricalPower supply: 100-240 Volts AC, 1.8 A, 50-60 Hertz,
Printer: 24 Volts DC, 3 A
Card formatISO CR-80 – ISO 7810 (53.98 mm x 85.60 mm – 3.375″ x 2.125″)
Card thicknessFrom 0.5 mm to 0.76 mm (20 to 30 mil)
EnvironmentalMin/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: free air
ConnectivityUSB (cable supplied) – Option for Ethernet TCP-IP
Supported platformsWindows&trade 7 (32 & 64 bits), XP and Vista (32 & 64 bits)
Windows 2003 Server and Windows 2000 drivers available upon request – depending on system configuration
Print speedColour (YMCKO): 40 sec/card
Monochrome: 7 sec/card
Warranty2 years (printer and print head), limited to 15,000 inserted cards

The print head warranty is directly linked to routine cleaning of your printer. If you do not carry out this cleaning at the required times, the print head warranty will cease to be valid.

Regular cleaning is required after 400 prints.

For Evolis cleaning kits click here.

How to load a card –

How to print a test card

How to use the card hopper –

How to insert card by unit –

How to clean the inside of the printer

How to do an advanced cleaning of the printer?

How to clean the cleaning rollers

How to clean the print head

Additional information

Printer Brand


Printer Technology

Direct to Card

Printer Features

Rewritable, Single-sided Printers

Encoding Options

Contactless Encoding, None