Magicard Printer – Replacing the Cleaning Roller

The following video from Magicard demonstrates begins at the process of replacing 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, 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.

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 cotton 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.

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.

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 these instructions regarding 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 gauge 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.

Evolis Pebble Printer – How to Use the Manual Feeding Mode

If you have an Evolis Pebble and wish to use the manual feeding mode, you will find the steps to attaching the feeder in the following Evolis video.

1. Remove the printer feeder.

2. Use the gauge and adjust it to the “Max” position.

3. Insert the manual feeding tray. Then press on the top of the feeder until the feeder clicks audibly into its slot. Select the “manual feeder” from the “feeding source is” menu and choose the desired outcome mode.

4. Insert the cards in 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.

Magicard Printer – How to Clean the Printhead

Magicard printers provide printed identification cards for both small organization and large card printing needs, such as a government issued ID card or financial cards from banks. The embedded video provided by Magicard begins at the point of the cleaning process that shows how to clean the printer’s printhead.

This process is important to keep the internal printing mechanisms free from dirt, dust and oils that may reduce the quality of the card output.

Steps for Printhead Cleaning

1. The printhead needs cleaning when traces of ribbon or lines are seen on the printed cards.
2. Take the cleaning pen.
3. Open the printer and pass the cleaning pen across the length of the printhead.

For additional information about Magicard printer models or id badge printers, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Clean the Interior of the Printer

Following is an illustrated process to clean the interior of an Evolis Tattoo 2 ID card printer. This Evolis produced video will provide you with the steps needed to keep your printer running in peak condition.

1. Switch the printer power on and open the cover.

2. Remove the ribbon and close the cover.

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

4. Remove any cards located in the feeder.

5. Use a new cleaning card provided in your Evolis cleaning kit and place it in the feeder.

6. Press the control panel’s push button for one second.

7. The cleaning process will start.

8. As the card passes multiple times inside, it cleans the cards transport rollers, the cleaning rollers and the printhead as well.

9. The used card is then ejected into the output hopper.

10. Place the ribbon back into place and the cards back into the feeder.

If you are interested in information about the Evolis Tattoo 2 printer or other Evolis printers available, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

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Evolis Tattoo 2 – How to Clean the Printhead

Looking for information about how to clean a printhead of an ID card printer Following is a video released by Evolis illustrating how to clean the printhead with Evolis cleaning kit supplies.

1. Unplug the power cable to power off the printer. The white push button switches off.

2. Open the printer cover.

3. Use a cotton swab and press the center of the tube until it clicks releasing the cleaning product.

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

5. Close the cover and wait a couple of minutes before using the printer letting the cleaning product dry.

6. Reconnect the power cable and power the printer on. The white push button switches on.

If you are interested in information about the Evolis Tattoo 2 printer or other Evolis printers available, contact our ID card experts at 888-485-4696.

The New Fargo DTC Printers

A breakthrough in direct to card printing, the Fargo DTC printer/encoders are illustrated in the following HID Global produced video. These new printers produce a fantastic ID card at an affordable price point.

[This video is no longer available, as this is not Fargo’s current line of printers. Thank you!]

Fargo DTC1000
Hassle free ribbon installation
Easy, plug and play printing
Easy to use Swift ID card application at no additional cost

Fargo DTC4000
Migrate to higher security
Moveable smart screen with on-board diagnostics
Enhanced security with UV printing
Optional same side input & output hoppers
Ugradeable encoding modules for added security

Fargo DTC4500
Maximum Security
Maximum Power
Optional single-sided lamination or dual sided, simultaneous lamination for maximum security
Print and encode inline via one USB or ethernet cable
A powerful printer for high volume printing.

For a free consultation with an ID card expert about these new Fargo printer models, contact our sales and service at 888-485-4696.
Experts in the new printer lineup: Fargo DTC1000, Fargo DTC4000 and Fargo DTC4500