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ID Card Printer Supplies from IDville
IDville offers a wide range of ID card printer supplies from every manufacturer - Fargo , Datacard , Evolis , Magicard , Zebra , and of course IDville ID Maker Printer supplies . When choosing where to purchase your ID card printer supplies , IDville offers quantity discounts, superior service, and quick delivery. You can rest easy knowing that you are purchasing from a reputable company that has been in the ID card business for over 15 years. Here's what our ID card printer supplies customers are saying, "The printer ribbon was extremely easy to install and had the printer back up and running in no time. Delivery was fast and accurate. I received the package in the specified time frame with e-mail confirmations along the way." - Online review from Steve in Utica, NY.
ID CARD PRINTER MAINTENANCE
An ID card printer is an investment in the security of both your people and facility. You can preserve your investment by following simple maintenance recommendations and using the proper ID card printer supplies. Follow our seven steps to extend the longevity of your ID card printer and create high quality ID cards for years to come.
It's recommended that you clean your ID card printer every time you replace the ribbon but no less than after 700-1,000 prints. Each manufacturer creates an ID card printer cleaning kit meant for its specific printers. Because each printer works differently, you must use the specified manufacturer kit. Each cleaning kit is a little different but common cleaning supplies include cleaning cards, pens wipes, and rollers. For more helpful tips on how to clean your printer step by step visit our video library.
Clean Your Printer RollerTo print ID cards, a roller pulls the blank PVC card into the printer. This roller collects the dust and dirt on PVC cards so it doesn't travel into the printer. Because the roller acts like a lint roller that cleans the PVC cards, it needs to be cleaned or replaced on a regular basis. Refer to your printer manual for directions to clean or replace the roller.
Clean Your Print HeadThe print heads on your ID card printer also need to be regularly cleaned. Your cleaning kit includes the cleaning swabs; they look like large Q-tips or a marker, which you’ll use to clean the printer heads directly. Follow your cleaning kit directions to properly clean this important ID card printer component.
Replace Your Printer RibbonsFor a high quality ID card, replace your printer ribbon as recommended. Printer ribbons have up to a two year shelf life, so you can stock up when you purchase the ID card printer and always have them on hand. Be sure to use the manufacturer's printer ribbons as off brand printer ribbons may not work properly and could damage your printer.
Keep Your Printer CoveredDust and dirt are your printer's nemesis. You can protect your ID card printer by storing it in a carrying case. The case protects your printer from the elements when it's not in use. This is an especially good investment if you transport your printer between multiple facilities. You can use a can of compressed air to clean off any visible dust and dirt inside your ID card printer that the cleaning kit does not remove. This carrying case can be purchased along with an extended warranty, as part of our On-The-Go upgrade, to further protect your investment.
Purchase an Extended WarrantyWhile all ID Maker printer systems include a standard warranty period, you can further protect your ID card printer investment with an extended warranty for up to three additional years. If a part of your ID card printer needs to be replaced or repaired, it will cost less – or likely nothing – under the extended warranty.