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Simply the best value colour ID card printer



A compact, versatile ID card printer for lower volume issuance – ideal for membership club and small businesses. Incredibly easy to use with drop-in dye film and hand-fed card loading.



Compact and portable identity card printing
Lightweight but robust, the Magicard Pronto’s small footprint makes it ideal for a reception desk or an office environment. Its portability and versatility comes with no compromise in print performance, making it ideal for remote ID card issuance at events or in the field.

Anybody can print ID cards with a Magicard Pronto
Power it up, install its easy to use driver, drop the dye film in and you are ready to go. Combine it with TrustID Classic and you have an instant solution that could have you printing identity cards in minutes.

Versatile – print colour or rewrite cards Print vibrant full colour cards or use thermally activated rewrite cards – and print, erase and rewrite in monochrome. Rewritable cards are ideal for visitor management or for loyalty card printing.

Save money on consumables by printing the reverse of the card in full colour and rewriting the front surface up to 500 times.

HoloKote® Exclusive to all Magicard printers, HoloKote is a patented technology that can print a secure watermark on every card. The Pronto is supplied with four predefined watermarks that can be easily selected from the printer driver. To print a customised watermark, upgrade to the Magicard Rio Pro or the Helix.

Specifications and Details

Print technology 300dpi colour dye sublimation, monochrome, thermal rewritable
Feed system Manual
Rewritable printing
Single-sided printing
Encoding Options
Magnetic stripe ISO 7811 – tracks 1, 2 and 3
Smart card Contact chip, MIFARE, DESFire and iClass
Connectivity and drivers
Operating systems Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64bit)
Windows server 2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016
GNU/Linux and Mac OS X
USB connection USB rev1.1 and USB 2.0
Visual security
Standard HoloKote A choice of 4 standard designs
HoloPatch cards Use HoloKote with HoloPatch for a highly-visible gold seal on the card
Print speed
Colour 35 seconds
Monochrome 7 seconds
Accepted card dimensions
Card sizes ISO CR80 85.6mm x 54mm / 3.375″ x 2.125″
ISO CR79 83.9mm x 51mm / 3.303″ x 2.051″
Card thickness 0.51mm to 1.02mm / 20mil to 40mil
Physical specifications
Printer weight 4.4kg / 9.7lbs
Printer size Length: 270mm / 10.6″ Width: 215mm / 8.4″ Height: 233mm / 9.1″
Environmental operating range 10°C to 30°C / 50°F to 85°F
Power source External power brick for 90-265V 40-60Hz

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