Smart 51D Printer

Small mid-sized business solution for reliable duplex ID cards.

The SMART-51D is a great dual-sided card printer for medium-sized printing applications and for projects like printing student ID cards, employee badges for small offices, and more. Constructed with a rugged metal frame and steel ball bearings for dependability and longevity, it uses dye sublimation printing to print edge-to-edge images and text at a crisp resolution of 300 dpi for a professional look. It offers a printing speed of up to 720 monochrome cards per hour, 212 YMCKO cards per hour, and 164 dual-sided YMCKOK cards per hour, allowing you to accelerate through most badging operations. With its patented FINE™ Imaging Technology, the Smart-51D creates professional-grade ID cards for organizations with small- to mid-size card issuance programs.

Features:

  • Single or Dual-Sided Printing
  • Print Speed: Max. 22 sec/card (YMCKOK)
  • 300dpi (color), 600, 1200dpi (mono only)
  • Edge to Edge Printing
  • 51S Field Upgradable to 51D
  • 2 Lines LCD with 2 LED Buttons for Front Operation
  • Low-Cost Security with UV Printing
  • Installable Encoders: MS, Contact & Contactless
  • Upgradable Modules: Laminator & Ethernet

Printing Applications:

  • Employee ID Cards
  • Student ID Cards
  • Payment Cards
  • Health Cards
  • Leisure Resort Pass Cards
  • Leisure Resort Pass Cards
  • Identification Cards
  • Transport Pass Cards
  • Loyalty Cards
  • Event Cards

Downloadable Software: 

Smart IDesigner is designed for the SMART brand of printers and will not operate with other printers. For optimal performance, we recommend the following minimum PC configuration: Windows 7/8/10, a Pentium 1GHz processor with 1GB of RAM. SMART-51 Laminator provides fast laminating speeds for premium quality protection for your ID cards. Now small businesses can afford to produce their own ID Cards.


SKUs

The following SKUs can be chosen based on your selection:

022171, 022172, 022173

ID card printer comparison

  Smart-31 Single-sided Smart-31 Dual-sided Smart-51 Single-sided Smart-51 Dual-sided Smart-51 Lamination
Direct-to-Card Printing x x x x x
Dual-sided Printing   x   x  
Single-sided Printing x x x x x
Monochrome Printing          
Warranty x x x x x
Card Print Speed sec./card 23 29 17 22 22
Edge-to edge Printing x x x x x
Ethernet Upgrade Option x x x x x
WiFi Upgrade Option     x x x
Standard Lamination         x
Lamination Upgrade Option     x x  
Installable Encoders x x x x x
UV Printing     x x x
CR79 Card Support     x x x
Volume Pricing Sheet
Special Price $2,494.90

Small mid-sized business solution for reliable duplex ID cards.

The SMART-51D is a great dual-sided card printer for medium-sized printing applications and for projects like printing student ID cards, employee badges for small offices, and more. Constructed with a rugged metal frame and steel ball bearings for dependability and longevity, it uses dye sublimation printing to print edge-to-edge images and text at a crisp resolution of 300 dpi for a professional look. It offers a printing speed of up to 720 monochrome cards per hour, 212 YMCKO cards per hour, and 164 dual-sided YMCKOK cards per hour, allowing you to accelerate through most badging operations. With its patented FINE™ Imaging Technology, the Smart-51D creates professional-grade ID cards for organizations with small- to mid-size card issuance programs.

Features:

  • Single or Dual-Sided Printing
  • Print Speed: Max. 22 sec/card (YMCKOK)
  • 300dpi (color), 600, 1200dpi (mono only)
  • Edge to Edge Printing
  • 51S Field Upgradable to 51D
  • 2 Lines LCD with 2 LED Buttons for Front Operation
  • Low-Cost Security with UV Printing
  • Installable Encoders: MS, Contact & Contactless
  • Upgradable Modules: Laminator & Ethernet

Printing Applications:

  • Employee ID Cards
  • Student ID Cards
  • Payment Cards
  • Health Cards
  • Leisure Resort Pass Cards
  • Leisure Resort Pass Cards
  • Identification Cards
  • Transport Pass Cards
  • Loyalty Cards
  • Event Cards

Downloadable Software: 

Smart IDesigner is designed for the SMART brand of printers and will not operate with other printers. For optimal performance, we recommend the following minimum PC configuration: Windows 7/8/10, a Pentium 1GHz processor with 1GB of RAM. SMART-51 Laminator provides fast laminating speeds for premium quality protection for your ID cards. Now small businesses can afford to produce their own ID Cards.


SKUs

The following SKUs can be chosen based on your selection:

022171, 022172, 022173

ID card printer comparison

  Smart-31 Single-sided Smart-31 Dual-sided Smart-51 Single-sided Smart-51 Dual-sided Smart-51 Lamination
Direct-to-Card Printing x x x x x
Dual-sided Printing   x   x  
Single-sided Printing x x x x x
Monochrome Printing          
Warranty x x x x x
Card Print Speed sec./card 23 29 17 22 22
Edge-to edge Printing x x x x x
Ethernet Upgrade Option x x x x x
WiFi Upgrade Option     x x x
Standard Lamination         x
Lamination Upgrade Option     x x  
Installable Encoders x x x x x
UV Printing     x x x
CR79 Card Support     x x x