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IDP Smart-31S Single Sided Direct-to-Card ID Card Printer

IDP Smart-31S Single Sided Direct-to-Card ID Card Printer

MSRP: $1490.00
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Smart-31 Printer Options: USB
Part number: 651527

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  • Part number: 651527
  • Color & Mono Single-Sided Printing: Produce vibrant full-color or monochrome cards effortlessly.
  • Print Speed: Up to 20 seconds per card (YMCKO) for efficient card production.
  • High Resolution: Achieve up to 1200 dpi printing for crisp, detailed images.
  • Compact and Lightweight: Designed with a small footprint, ideal for any workspace.
  • 3-Year Warranty: Best in class manufacturer warranty.
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Experience reliable and efficient ID card printing with the SMART-31S, the entry-level solution designed for small organizations. This user-friendly printer offers robust printing speeds and excellent image reproduction, ensuring high-quality output at a low cost per print. The SMART-31S is compact and lightweight, making it easy to fit into any workspace without compromising performance.

Key Features:

  • Color & Mono Single-Side Printing: Produce vibrant full-color or monochrome cards with ease.
  • Print Speed: Print up to 20 seconds per card (YMCKO), with a resolution ranging from 300 x 300 to 300 x 1200 dpi for crisp, edge-to-edge printing.
  • Field Upgradable to Dual-Sided Printing: Expand your printing capabilities with an optional flipper for dual-sided printing.
  • User-Friendly Design: LED status light and Watchman print monitor ensure seamless operation and maintenance.
  • Optional UV Security Printing: Enhance card security with UV printing options.

Optional Upgrades:

  1. Standard Option - Smart-31S USB: The base model equipped with USB connectivity for straightforward, plug-and-play functionality.
  2. Optional Ethernet Upgrade - Smart-31S USB + Ethernet: Adds Ethernet connectivity for network printing, allowing multiple users to access the printer over a network.
  3. Optional Magnetic Encoder Upgrade - Smart-31S USB + Magnetic Encoder: Includes a magnetic stripe encoder, enabling the encoding of magnetic stripe cards for additional functionality and security.
  4. Optional Contact / Contactless Encoding Options: Contact - SO 7816 A/B/C Card, ISO 7816 1/2/3/4 Microprocessor Card and Contactless - ISO 14443 (Type A/ B), MIFARE, DESFIRE, iCLASS, ISO 18092(NFC), Felica upgrades available - Not shown online, please call for ordering.

Advanced Security Features:

  • Password Verification: Administrator and user authentication to protect against unauthorized use.
  • PC Authentication: Locks the printer to a specific PC, rendering it unusable if stolen.
  • Data Encryption: Secure data transmission over USB and SSL (Secure Socket Layer) over Ethernet.


  • Print Type: Dye-sublimation.
  • Card Feeding: Automatic.
  • Card Size: ISO CR80 or ISO CR79.
  • Card Thickness: 0.38mm (15mil) to 1.0mm (40mil).
  • Supported Platforms: Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OS, Linux.
  • Communication: USB, Ethernet (optional), WiFi (optional).
  • Power Supply: AC100/220V, 50~60Hz.
  • Dimensions: 165 x 390 x 210 mm.
  • Weight: 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg).

Warranty: IDP printers and options are warranted against manufacturer defects for up to 3 years, with print heads covered for up to 2 years with unlimited prints. An Advance Exchange warranty is available within the continental USA.

With its range of optional features and upgrades, the SMART-31S is the ideal choice for small businesses seeking an affordable, versatile, and reliable ID card printing solution.

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