Zebra P330i & P430i
Superseding the Zebra and Eltron P310, and P420 card printers the Zebra Professional range of card printers is currently made up of the P330i and P430i. Designed on the same performance based engine the P430i is the dual sided printing version of the P330i.
The Zebra P330i plastic card printer is the workhorse of the Zebra card printer family and has undergone significant improvement since its release in 2005 and is now faster and produces a significantly improved print quality. PPC have been instrumental in working with Zebra engineers in the US to develop the colour printing improvements and have a unique set of parameters that ensure market leading colour match for most . The Zebra performance series engine is the most popular engine in the world.
The P330i has many optional upgrades available such as smart card stations, Mifare encoders, Ethernet communication, extended hoppers and a wide range of monochrome ribbons. The Zebra P330i is the most widely used card printer in the world today and provides reliable performance day after day.
PPC have been selling and supporting the Zebra range of membership and ID card printers for more than 10 years, when they were Eltron and Privilege respectively and have one of the best knowledge bases on these and other card printers in the world.
Club Membership Card Printing
The Zebra P330i is particularly well suited for the club membership card environment where magnetic encoding and a wide range of custom software systems are in use. The P330i boasts great compatibility with almost all membership systems such as Clubline, E-bet, Kingstreet, Loyalty Magic, Pulse, Task Retail, Wildcat and many more systems and is the preferred choice of printer by most club environments.
Photo ID Card Printing
The P330i and P430i are widely used for Photo ID cards and badges, producing high quality cards, quickly, and on demand. Used in Schools, Universities, Government and Corporate organisations where the P330i meets both current and future needs with a good selection of both Zebra and third party optional upgrades. For Photo ID applications the P330i and P430i also supports a half panel ribbon where the photo and any colour logos can be printed in full colour on the first part of the card and black text on the rest of the card with a special half panel ribbon. The half panel ribbon provides the benefits of faster and higher yield printing at a lower cost per card.
Contactless and Contact Smart Card Encoding
The Zebra P330i and P430i both support all common forms of smart card encoding via Zebra and third party options and when partnered with advanced software like CardExchange powerful off the shelf encoding solutions can be implemented in a very short period of time. In addition Zebra offer a range of printer and smart card encoding SDK kits to allow developers to optimise their applications to quickly bring their solutions to market. For further information on the Zebra SDK kit contact our software and smart card specialist.
Driver O/S Support: The P330i is Windows XP, Vista, Windows 2003 compatible and is undergoing certification and 64bit drivers due for release by mid 2010.