Magicard 600 ID Card Printer


Direct to Card Printer

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  • 3 year MagiCover Plus warranty
  • Prints 300 dpi/colour and 600 dpi/monochrome
  • Wide colour spectrum
  • USB, Ethernet connectivity as standard
  • Windows, Linux with CUPS support and Mac OS X compatible plug
  • Field-upgradable to double sided printing through the electronic upgrade kit
  • Batch print, hand-feed and rewritable printing

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The Magicard 600 is a fast printer with a wide colour spectrum. It is suitable for healthcare, education and small to medium sized businesses. This model is available in alternative casing colours and features a “digital shredding” function which erases the data that is temporarily stored on the printers internal CPU during card printing. The 600 comes with a 3 year MagiCover Plus warranty. Available in single-sided or double-sided models with the options of an in-line magnetic stripe encoder and an in-line smart card encoder. Cards printed can be secured with a HoloKote® anti-fraud watermark for enhanced security.

PrinterPrint technology - 300dpi colour dye sublimation, 600dpi monochrome, thermal rewritable
Feed system - Manual and hopper fed
Card capacity - 100 card input, 70 card stacker
Printing - Rewritable printing, Single-sided printing or Double-sided printing
Encoding optionsMagnetic stripe - HiCo and LoCo ISO 7811
Smart card - Contact chip, MIFARE, DESFire and iClass
Connectivity and driversOperating systems - Windows 7, 8, 10 (32 and 64bit) Windows server 2008, 2012, 2016, Linux with CUPS support and Mac OS X 10.9.0 upwards
USB connection - USB 2.0, USB 3.0
10/100 Ethernet transmission speed
External Host USB Port
Wi-Fi via supplied dongle
Warranty3 years MagiCoverPlus warranty with full printhead coverage and free loaner service
Visual securityCustom HoloKote - A choice of 10 standard designs
HoloPatch cards - Use HoloKote with HoloPatch for a highly-visible gold seal on the card
Print speedColour - up to 190 cards per hour
Monochrome - up to 720 cards per hour
Accepted card dimensionsCard sizes - ISO CR80 85.6mm x 54mm / 3.375″ x 2.125″
ISO CR79 83.9mm x 51mm / 3.303″ x 2.051″
HiCo magnetic stripe, smart cards, self-adhesive,rewritable and HoloPatch
Card thickness - 0.51mm to 1.02mm / 20mil to 40mil
Physical specificationsPrinter weight - 4.70kg / 10.4lbs
Printer size - Height: 248mm / 9.8″ Length: 475.5mm / 18.9″ Width: 248mm / 8.3″
Environmental operating range - Sheltered office environment 10ºC to 30ºC
Power source - External power supply for 100-240V 50-60Hz
Optional upgradesUpgrade Online the single-sided Magicard 600 to the Magicard 600 Duo
Custom HoloKote upgrade - grid or full card pattern up to ten custom designs through the driver interface
HoloKote®The Magicard patented built-in HoloKote security watermark. Prints in a grid pattern across the entire card surface.
HoloPatch®Exclusive to Magicard, HoloPatch card stocks have a highly reflective gold ‘super diffuser’ foil square that enhances the visibility of the overprinted HoloKote logo.
RewritableRewritable cards have one glossy side in PVC for colour or monochrome dye sublimation printing and a matte finish side with a blue or black thermochromic sensitive material that can be reprinted up to 500 cycles.
Digital shredding™This model is available in alternative casing colours and features a “digital shredding” function which erases the data that is temporarily stored on the printers internal CPU during card printing.
Threat benchmarked Security scans against the comprehensive vulnerability assessment tool, Nessus Pro.
Duplex PrintingAvailable on “duo” models of Magicard printer.
Magnetic StripeThe 600 can be specified with ISO standard 7811 compatible HiCo encoding of magnetic stripe cards.
Smart card encodingCard encoding enables electronic data to be written to the card as it is being printed. Magicard ID card printers support a wide range of in-printer card encoding.
Wi-Fi connectivity Standard via supplied dongle – IEEE 802.11 b/n compliant with connection of speeds up to 300Mbps. Supports WPA and WPA2 encrypted connection (access point dependent).
Online upgradesDelivered online through the driver interface.

Additional information

Printer Brand


Printer Technology

Direct to Card

Printer Features

Dual-sided Printers, Rewritable, Single-sided Printers

Printer option:

Single-sided ID card printer, Double-sided ID card printer

Printer encoding

None, Magnetic stripe encoder, Smart card encoder, Magnetic stripe and smart card encoder