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Photo ID Card Printers.

We Supply, Install, & Maintain Different Printer from all the Top Manufacturers.

It is essential that you use the correct printer for your needs, & budget.

Tango Printer


Tango Colour ID Card Printer.

Professional Desktop Duplex Card Printer.


  • Features built in HoloKote, Ultra's patented anti-forgery system.
  • A full two years warranty with no-hassle printhead cover and loaner service in the UK.
  • Downloads and prints a double-sided card with full colour on one side and resin black on the other in less than 25 seconds using advanced bi-directional USB or parallel port. (Full colour both sides: 40 seconds)
  • Drop-in dye film loading with automatic detection and set-up for dye film type.
  • Whisper quiet operation thanks to advanced micro-stepping drive system.
  • Built tough to withstand the hard work of high throughput print jobs, but also ideal for low duty-cycle applications.



Printer Consumables

Download & Print Speed.


Around 25 seconds per card including download for colour front/resin back. Around 40 seconds for full colour both sides using Dye Sublimation print technique.


Duty Cycle.


No limits specified for both high and low throughput applications.


Security Features.


HoloKote & REG; anti-forgery protection pre-configured with UltraSecure & REG; logo plus custom security mark when used with the optional UltraSecure & REG; key.


Standard Warranty.


12 months. (In North America and the EEC, the Rio also comes bundled with two years FREE UltraCoverPlus & REG; warranty which includes full printhead coverage and free loaner service).


Printer Interfaces.


Separate bi-directional IEEE standard 1284-1994 compatible parallel port and Universal Serial Bus (USB rev. 1.1) port (user choice).


Dye Film Loading

Simple drop in loading (no threading).


Dye Film Set-up.


Automatically detects dye film type and informs PC driver software.


Dye Film Capacity.



High capacity 300 shot spool for standard 6 panel YMCKOK dye film (other types offer even higher capacity).


Printhead Replacement.

Simple field replaceable unit (single fastener and connector).




Supplied with Windows '98, Windows NT and Windows 2000 (XP compatible) driver software with on screen status (local or networked operation).




Driver reminds operator to carry out simple cleaning cycle using externally fed T-card. Interval can be changed to suit conditions (350 card standard).


Magstripe Encoder.


Optional Hi-Co/Lo-Co Magstripe encoder (Tango M) ISO Std. 7811 and custom formats - can be combined with chip encoder (Tango MS).


Smart Card Encoder.


Optional chip contact programming facility for smart cards (Tango S) - can be combined with Magstripe encoder (Tango MS).


Contactless Smart Card Encoder.


Mifare option available now. Legic & I-class - contact sales office.




7.5"width x 8.0" height x 21.5"length (190 mm width x 200 mm height x 545 mm length) including feeder and stacker


Card Size.


ISO standard CR-80 (15 mil to 63 mil thickness)


           6 Garfield Road, Chingford, London, E4 7DG.

Tel: 020 8533 0516
Fax: 020 8533 1456
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