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Polaroid P900 Card Printer

Polaroid P900 Card Printer

The Polaroid P900 Card Printers are specifically designed for today’s cloud environments and enables you to easily issue great-looking ID and memberships cards securely. Print anytime, anywhere with your mobile device when you upgrade to our Instant ID Web-to-Print solution*.

  • Printing Capability: Single-sided or dual-sided
  • Print Technology: Dye Sublimation
  • Print Resolution: 300 dots per inch
  • Print Speed (Color): Single sided – Up to 250 cards per hour / Dual sided – Up to 180 cards per hour
  • Print Speed (Monochrome): Up to 1,100 cards per hour (single sided)
  • Connectivity: USB and Ethernet
The world’s most user-friendly ID card printer
  • Intuitive printer dashboard lets you see printer status, order supplies, check cleaning status, update firmware, or contact help – all from your mobile device.
  • Seamless self-service lets you access how-to videos and other helpful resources by simply scanning a QR code on the LCD display.
  • Variable LED light ring lets you incorporate brand colors or other customization into your ambient environment.
  • Pre-loaded ribbon cassettes make switching ribbons easy.
Unmatched Security
  • Optional locks
  • Secure boot protects system from malware or virus on boot-up
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) manages the printer’s own TLS/SSLR certificates and keys
  • Connection and data sent between software and printer is encrypted
  • Customer data is encrypted and is not stored in the printer after printing is complete
  • Luster printing and other security features added to cards protect from tampering and counterfeiting
Flexibility and scalability built for the future
  • Issuance capabilities include physical cards and digital mobile flash passes
  • Choose on-premises or cloud-hosted deployment
  • Expand your ID program as your needs change by adding multi-hopper, smart card capabilities, color tactile printing, and more
  • Print anytime, anywhere with your mobile device (iOS, Android, Windows)



Print Technology

  • Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer

Print Capabilities

  • Single or dual-sided

Print Resolution

  • 300 dots per inch (dpi) (300 X 600, 300 X 1200)

Monochrome Printing

  • Up to 1,100 cards per hour single-sided

Print Speed

  • Single-sided color ribbon – Up to 250 cards per hour (cph)
  • Double-sided color ribbon – Up to 180 cards per hour (cph)

Card Capacity

  • Input hopper – up to 125 cards
  • Output hopper – up to 25 cards (up to 100 optional)
  • Reject hopper – up to 10 cards

Card Sizes

  • Thickness – 0.010 inches to 0.040 inches (0.25mm – 1.016mm)
  • Dimension – ID-1, CR-79, CR-80

Operating Environment

  • Temperature: 60°F to 95°F (15°C to 35°C)
  • Humidity: 20-80 % RH – non condensing

Physical Dimensions

  • L 17.4 in x W 8.9 in x H 9 in / 44.2 cm x 22.6 cm x 22.9 cm


  • 12.1 lbs (5.49 kg)


  • USB & Ethernet


  • 24 Months (**Warranty period may vary by territory. Please check with your point of purchase.)

Web browser support for Instant ID as a Service

  • Chrome – Preferred
  • Edge/Internet Explorer
  • Safari

Operating system support for printer driver

  • Windows 10 versions, 32- and 64-bit
  • Windows 8.1, 32- or 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012, R2, 64-bit

Color Ribbons

  • YMCKT 250/500 images
  • ymcKT 650 images
  • YMCKT-KT 350 images
  • KT 1,000 images
  • KTT 750 images
  • YMCKF-KT 300 images
  • YMCKL-KT 300 images
  • ST-KT 500 images
  • GT-KT 500 images
  • YMCK 500 images
  • YMCK-KK 500 images

Monochrome ribbons
Black, white, blue, red, green, scratch-off, silver matte, gold matte, silver metallic, and gold metallic: 1,500 images.
* Color ribbon guide: Y=Yellow, M=Magenta, C=Cyan, K=Black, T=Topcoat, F=UV fluorescent, L=Luster, y=1/2 panel Yellow, m=1/2 panel Magenta, c=1/2 panel Cyan, S=Silver matte, G=Gold matte.




Magnetic Stripe Encoding

  • ISO 7811 three-track support (high- and low- coercivity)
  • JIS Type II Single-track option


  • Six-compartment multi-hopper (Six 125-card hoppers, 750-card total capacity)


  • Wi-Fi types: 802.11g/n
  • Authentication modes: None, WPA2 Personal
  • Dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz

Smart Card Encoding

  • Single Wire or Loosely coupled:
    • Contact smart card encoding: ISO 7816 T=0 (T=1),
    • Class A 5V (3V and 1.8V)
  • Contactless smart card encoding:
    • ISO 14443 – A (B), ISO 15693, MiFare Series, DESFire Series,
    • HID IClass Series, HID Prox (125 KHZ)





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