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Polaroid P3500S Card Printer

The Polaroid P3500S brings plastic card printer manufacturing back to the United States—print quality, print speed, and reliability are unquestioned with this best-in-class printer. It features standard Ethernet and USB connectivity and an LCD display that indicates printer status and easy-to-navigate menu options.

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The P3500S printer is ENERGY STAR® qualified because it consumes less power, includes an automatic power-down button, and uses biodegradable ribbon cores. New integrated printing technology ensures the screen color closely matches the printed card colors.

  • Manufactured in United States
  • Single-Sided Card Printing and Dual-Sided Manual Printing
  • Standard Ethernet and USB Connectivity
  • Color and Monochrome Printing
  • Automatic 100 Card Hopper or Manual Feed
  • Advanced Printer Driver with SDK for Third Party Application Development
  • Optional Smart Card and Magnetic Encoding
  • Intuitive LCD Panel
  • Onboard Linux OS and Webserver
  • Printing Method: Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
  • Printing Speed: Approx. color 18 seconds; mono 4.3 seconds
  • Printing Side: Single-sided printing and dual-sided manual printing
  • Card Storage Capacity (ISO CR80, ISO 7810): 100 card input hopper and 25 card output hopper (option: extended 100 card output hopper)
  • Interface: Bi-directional USB 2.0 high speed; Ethernet 10 Base-T/100-Base-TX (with activity light)
  • Software Drivers: Windows 7, Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2008 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3 & Windows Server 2003 (R2 – 32 bit)
  • Power Supply: External power supply 100-240V 50-60Hz (auto-ranging)
  • Weight: Standard 8.1 lbs (3,7 kg.); with smart card encoder 12.0 lbs (5,4 kg.)
  • External Dimensions: Standard – 15.4” x 6.9” x 8.8” (L x W x H); 391mm x 175mm x 224mm (L x W x H)

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Version: V5.0

Printer models supported: P3500S and P5500S

Printer software includes automatic ribbon detection/driver configuration and low-ribbon notification.


– Windows 8.1 (32 and 64 bit)
– Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
– Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit)
– Windows XP SP3 (32 bit)
– Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit)
– Windows Server 2008 (64 bit)
– Windows Server 2003 (32 bit)
– Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certified