Imprimante Zenius
Imprimante Zenius

Zenius | Card printer

Resolutely user-oriented, Zenius is the compact, economical solution for issuing personalized cards.

  • Print-on-demand: color or monochrome cards, by the unit or in small runs.
  • Quality: professional graphics thanks to 300 dpi resolution and edge-to-edge printing.
  • Space-saving: barely larger than an A4 sheet, Zenius fits perfectly into any environment.

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User-friendly, compact and cost-effective solution

The Zenius printer is designed for single-sided printing of any type of plastic cards.

Zenius generates color or monochrome cards, individually or in small runs, with top quality results.

Zenius is ideal for instant issuance of single sided cards:


As part of our eco-design system aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of our products, Evolis:

  • uses recycled materials in the manufacture of our printers and consumables whenever possible,
  • designs compact and lightweight printers to reduce CO2 emissions from transportation and packaging,
  • reduces the power consumption of its printers through a very economical hibernation mode.

Compact, easy to use and professional

Professional printing

Zenius printers produce professional results thanks to the 300 dpi resolution and edge to edge printing. Your logos, photos, barcodes and text are rendered perfectly on your cards, conveying a positive image of your organization.

Space saving

Zenius packs all its advanced features into a very small footprint. Hardly larger than a standard sheet of paper, Zenius is also very quiet – 46 decibels in operation – andfits perfectly into any environment, be it the office or a customer service counter. 

Ease of use

Zenius was designed to be intuitive and easy to use.

  • You insert your cards individually or use the automatic feeder, and the final product is delivered on the front of the printer.
  • With the Evolis Premium Suite® software you can receive notifications and easily control the printer from your computer.
  • Evolis High Trust® ribbons areeasy to install and automatically recognized by the printer.

On demand printing

Zenius was developed specifi cally for printing cardsindividually or in small runs. You can print as needed, when needed, in quantities that are right for you. Zenius can print a color card in 30 seconds and up to 150 color cards per hour, so you and your customers don’t have to wait.

A long term vision


Zenius is incredibly flexible. Suitable for multiple applications, the «Expert» version of the printer featurescombinable encoding functions: magnetic encoding, contact and contactless chips. It takes just a few minutes to install these modules!

Lasting investment

Zenius printers undergo quality and compliance testing to guarantee their robustness and performance, so you can be sure that your investment will last. What’s more, Evolis offers an extended warranty option forextra peace of mind.

Zenius GO Pack

All-in-one solution to create your cards from databases

Evolis proposes a new reference of all-in-one pack for Zenius*.

Zenius GO Pack contains everything you need to create single sided cards from your existing databases:

  • Zenius cardprinter
  • cardPresso XS card design software – Connects to databases: Excel, .csv and .txt formats
  • YMCKO color ribbon for 200 prints
  • 100 PVC cards – 30mil – 0,76 mm

This ideal package offers the best value for your money !

*Not applicable for Latin America.

Technical specifications

Zenius card printer

Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/Resin thermal transfer
Automatic or manual feeding
Edge-to-edge printing, single sided
300 dpi print head
Interfaces: USB, Ethernet (on the Expert version)
Feeder capacity: 50 cards, Output hopper capacity: 20 cards
Printing performances
Single-sided: 150 cards/hour
2-year warranty
Delivered with cardPresso XXS for designing and editing badges
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This product is compatible with :


Card printers

Product CodeColorProduct Description
ZN1U0000RSFire RedZenius Classic
Classic printer without option, USB
ZN1U0000TSGrey BrownZenius Classic
Classic printer without option, USB
ZN1U-GP1Fire RedGO Pack Zenius
Classic printer without option, USB
ZN1H0000RSFire RedZenius Expert
Expert printer without option, USB & Ethernet
ZN1H0000TSGrey BrownZenius Expert
Expert printer without option, USB & Ethernet
ZN1HB000RSFire RedZenius Expert Mag ISO
Printer with Mag ISO Dual HiCo/LoCo 3-track magnetic stripe encoder, USB & Ethernet
ZN1H0G00RSFire RedZenius Expert Smart
Printer with Evolis Elyctis Smart smart card Encoder, USB & Ethernet
ZN1H00HSRSFire RedZenius Expert Contactless
Printer Contactless with SpringCard Crazy Writer HSP encoding module, USB & Ethernet
ZN1H0HLBRSFire RedZenius Expert Smart & Contactless
Printer with Evolis Elyctis Dual Smart Card and Contactless Encoder, USB & Ethernet
ZN1H0OMNRSFire RedZenius Expert Smart & Contactless
Printer with Omnikey 5122 Smart Card and Contactless Encoder, USB & Ethernet

Options for Zenius Expert only

Product CodeDescription
S10107Smart Contact station (DB9) kit*
Incl. Smart Contact Station, daughter board and DB9 cable
S10108Magnetic ISO encoding kit
Incl. Mag ISO Dual HiCo/LoCo 3-track magnetic stripe encoder, flywheel
S10281Evolis Elyctis Smart encoding kit*
Incl. Evolis Elyctis Smart encoder, smart contact station, daughter board and cables
S10170SpringCard Crazy Writer HSP encoding kit*
Incl. SpringCard Crazy Writer HSP encoder, antenna bracket, daughter board and cable
S10175SAM extension board kit for SpringCard Crazy Writer HSP
Incl. 3 SAM slots board for SpringCard Crazy Writer HSP, screws and spacers
S10169Evolis Elyctis Dual encoding kit*
Incl. Evolis Elyctis Dual encoder, smart contact station, antenna bracket, daughter board and cables
S10176SAM extension board kit for Evolis Elyctis Dual
Incl. 2 SAM slots board for Evolis Elyctis Dual, screws and spacers
S10168Evolis Elatec TWN4 Legic® NFC encoding kit
Incl. Evolis Elatec TWN4 Legic® NFC encoder, antenna bracket, daughter board and cable
S10112Encoder’s mounting plate kit
Incl. Encoder’s mounting plate and screws and rivets
S10280Omnikey  5122
Incl. smart contact station, antenna bancket and connecting board

* For these encoding options, it is necessary to order the encoder’s mounting plate kit to finalize the installation of the options, only one plate per printer.

Accessories for card printer

S10149Travel Bag
Carry and protect your printer and its accessories
S10151Dust cover
Protect your printer from the dust
Accessories & consumables