Magicard Printer – How to Fit the Holokote Watermark on a Magicard Rio or Tango

Magicard ID card printers provide additional card printing security levels with the HoloKote watermark. This Magicard video illustrates how to fit the HoloKote watermark on Magicard ID card printers.

1. Ensure the printer is switched off.
2. Insert the HoloKote key.
3. Switch the printer back on. A steady green light indicates you can start printing.

View a video explaining the Magicard HoloKote.

For more information about Magicard printer models such as the Magicard Enduro, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

Magicard Printer – Replacing the Printhead

Magicard printers can often be serviced by the user. Magicard has developed a number of videos to illustrate how to keep your printer in top running condition. The following video illustrates how to replace a printhead in a Magicard ID card printer.

1. Switch off the printer and unplug the power lead.
2. Open the printer and gently disconnect the cable connector from the printhead.
3. Using a screwdriver, unscrew the printhead fasterner.
4. Be carefuly not to touch the printing edge.
5. Unhook the printhead.
6. Hook the new printhead into position and secure it.
7. Gently push the connector into position.
8. Make sure a ribbon is in place. Clost the lid and switch the printer on.
9. A steady green light indicated you can start printing.

For more information about Magicard printer models such as the Magicard Enduro, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

How To Network Jolly Products

Instructions to network Jolly software products are as follows:

Moving the Company Source (the central networking file) to a network server

1. Load the software on a workstation
2. In ID Flow Card Issue Center, click Global Settings

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3. Click on Company Source

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4. Click “Manage” then “Save As” and save the company file to a Server Location

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5. To network a second workstation, go through the same steps and at the final step, select “Browse” instead of “Save As” and browse to the Company.jlt file that you moved in the previous step. The software is now networked.

Moving Cardholder Databases to a Network Server

1. By default the sample company database is stored on:
C:/program files/jolly technologies/id flow/sample databases/sample database.mdb

In Windows 7 and Vista the shortcut to get there is to right click on the ID Flow or Lobby Track Icon and select “Open File Location” in Windows XP, right click on the Icon, go to properties, the click file location:

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2. Copy the “sample company.mdb” and paste it to the network server location

3. Click the “Properties” button to get to the Cardholder Group Properties dialog
(this is a shortcut, you can also get there by clicking edit on the highlighted cardholder group in Global Settings)

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4. Click on the “Card Database” button

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5. Change the database type to Microsoft Access and then browse to the .mdb file you placed on the server

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6. On the same dialog above, you will need to select the source table for the cardholder group and then select ID Number for the primary key.

7. If there are more than one cardholder groups the customer is using, repeat steps 1-6 in this section for each cardholder group.

For more Information about ID Flow and Lobby Track, contact our software experts at 888-485-4696.

Magicard Printer – Replacing the Cleaning Roller

The following video from Magicard demonstrates how to replace the cleaning roller in your Magicard ID card printer.

1. The printer comes with a cleaning roller which should be replaced when you change the print ribbon.
2. Remove the cleaning cassette.
3. Remove the used roller from the cassette.
4. Detach the protective cover from the new roller.
5. Place the new roller into the cassette.
6. Fit the cleaning cassette back into the printer.

For more information about Magicard printer models such as the Magicard Enduro, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

Evolis Pebble 4 Videos and Printer Tips

Evolis has provided a number of helpful training videos to assist Evolis Pebble 4 printer owners for printer maintenance. Following are a list of provided videos and other helpful tips that will assist you with questions about your Evolis Pebble 4 printer.

Evolis Pebble- How to Use the Manual Feeding Mode
Evolis Pebble – How to Load Cards
Evolis Pebble – How to Complete a Test Card
Evolis Pebble – How to Clean the Printhead
Evolis Pebble – How to Clean the Cleaning Rollers
Evolis Pebble – Printer Won’t Feed a Card
Evolis Pebble – Card Feed Problems
Evolis Pebble – Setting the Correct Printer Settings

For additional information about the Evolis Pebble 4 ID card printer and other Evolis printer models, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

Evolis Pebble Printer – How to Clean the Cleaning Rollers

The Evolis Pebble ID card printer will provide colorful, personalized ID badges for many years. In fact, Evolis believes in their printers so much they provide a three year warranty on this printer which is one of the longest manufacturer warranties in the business.

To keep your printer working at it’s best, it is important to follow manufacturer recommendations for maintenance. The following Evolis video demonstrates how to clean the cleaning rollers in an Evolis Pebble printer.

1. Open the printer cover.

2. Remove the printer ribbon.

3. Locate the cleaning roller and remove it from its housing.

4. Use a cleaning wipe provided by Evolis.

5. Remove any dust by gently rubbing the wipe across the roller surface.

6. Once the roller is clean and dry place it back into the printer.

7. Set the ribbon back into the printer.

8. Close the printer cover.

If you are interested in information about the Evolis Pebble printer or other Evolis printers available, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

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Evolis Pebble Printer – How to Clean the Printhead

For best ID badge printer performance, it is recommended that you keep your printer as clean as possible. To keep the printhead free of any dust particles, follow the manufacturer’s recommended cleaning schedule. The following Evolis video displays how to clean the printhead with a cottom swab from your Evolis cleaning kit.

1. Unplug the power cable to power off the printer.

2. Open the printer cover.

3. Use a cotton swab from your cleaning kit and press the center of the tube until it clicks and releases the cleaning product.

4. Gently apply the cotton swab onto the printhead moving it from left to right and for a few seconds.

5. Close the cover.

6. Wait a couple of minutes before using the printer until the cleaning product has dried.

7. Reconnect the power cable.

If you are interested in information about the Evolis Pebble printer or other Evolis printers available, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

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Evolis Pebble Printer – How to Print a Test Card

1. Make sure a ribbon is installed in the printer and that a blank card is loaded in the feeder.

2. Switch off the printer by pressing the push button for a few seconds. The green LED light switches off.

3. Then power on your printer while simultaneously pressing the push button.

4. Release the button when the LED light starts blinking.

5. The test card is printed within seconds. It displays information such as the printer model and serial number.

6. The test card is then ejected into the output hopper.

If you are interested in information about the Evolis Pebble printer or other Evolis printers available, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

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Evolis Pebble Printer – How to Load Cards

The Evolis Pebble printers provide sharp, colorful custom ID cards. When installing the printer, it is important to know how to correctly place PVC cards into the card hopper. Following is a video, from Evolis, illustrating the proper way to load cards into the Evolis Pebble card printer.

1. Press on both sides of the feeder and detach it from the printer by lifting it up and out.

2. Flip the feeder over to gain access to the lower part.

3. Depress the plate and insert the cards Repeat the process until you have filled the feeder with the required number of cards.

4. If required, adjust the guage from right to left to match the thickness of the cards to be processed.

5. Insert the feeder back into the printer, The feeder will be correctly positioned when you can hear a click when inserting it into the printer.

If you are interested in information about the Evolis Pebble printer or other Evolis printers available, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

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Evolis Tattoo 2 Videos and Other Printer Tips

Evolis has provided a number of helpful training videos to assist Evolis Tattoo 2 owners in maintaning their printer in peak performance. Following are a list of provided videos that may be helpful to you in your day to day work with your ID card printer.

Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Load PVC Cards

Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Install the Print Ribbon

Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Clean the Printhead

Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Clean the Cleaning Rollers

Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Use the Output Hopper

Other Helpful Evolis Tattoo2 Tips

Evolis Printer Card Feed Problems

For additional information about the Evolis Tattoo 2 ID card printer and other Evolis printer models, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.