Evolis Quantum 2

The power of a centralized system. The flexibility of a desktop printer.

Quantum, the printer to personalize cards in large quantities is now available in its latest version.

Card manufacturers, bureau services, banks, universities and other organizations have the right solution to encode and print their cards and badges in volume:

ID and membership cards
Loyalty cards
Transport season cards
Event passes (trade shows, concerts, etc.)
Student IDs
Payment/banking cards
Calling cards, SIM cards

Fast throughput: 1000 + cards per hour!
The Quantum printing module can churn out more than 1000 cards per hour in monochrome (full card), and 125 cards per hour in color, mixing and matching high-resolution texts, logos, pictures and barcodes. Single or dual-sided cards? The choice is yours!


2 different Quantum configurations : standard without locking system or secured (with locking system)
Dual-sided color printing module
300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
USB & Ethernet ports
16 MB RAM allowing two card storages (front & back)
Detachable & interchangeable input & output hoppers with a capacity of 500 cards (0.76 mm or 30 mil)
Flip-over station for dual-sided printing
Detachable encoding module
2-line LCD display and status LED for printer and encoding unit monitoring
Optional Locking system to secure access to blank cards, ribbons, films and rejected cards.
Reject tray for 20 cards (0.76 mm or 30 mil)
Printer color: Aluminium body & Black plastic covers.
ROHS compliant

Print modes

Color dye sublimation and monochrome thermal transfer
Enhanced color management system for top quality pictures
Edge-to-edge printing
Dual-sided printing
Integrated ribbon saver for monochrome printing
Integrated ½ Panel YMCKO picture management

Encoding module

Reversible unit for top & bottom magnetic & smart encoding

HiCo/LoCo Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811 or JIS2 

Smart contact station – ISO 7816-2

Connecting panel & mounting area for users own integration of encoding units

Encoding options: 

Smart encoding unit – PC/SC, EMV 2000-1

Contactless encoding unit - ISO14443A & B, ISO 15693, Mifare, DesFire, HID iCLASS
Other types upon request

Options and accessories

Quantum Production Pack: 1 detachable card hopper, 2 cleaning rollers, 3 boxes of cleaning material
Quantum Backup Pack: 1 printing head kit, 1 Up/Down encoding module, 1 detachable card hopper
Detachable hopper with a capacity of 500 cards (0.76 mm - 30 mil)

Evolis High Trust ribbons

2-panel KO black monochrome ribbon - 500 cards/roll
5-panel YMCKO color ribbon - 500 cards/roll
6-panel YMCKO-K color ribbon - 500 cards/roll
Half-panel YMCKO color ribbon - 400 cards/roll
Black monochrome ribbon – up to 3000 cards/roll
Other ribbons - up to 1000 cards/roll (red, green, blue, white, gold and silver)
Varnish hologram - 350 cards/roll
Scratch-Off - up to 1000 cards/roll
BlackWAX monochrome ribbon (for ABS & special varnished plastic cards) - up to 1000 cards/roll
Signature panel ribbon – up to 1000 cards/roll

Printing speed

Color 1 side (YMCKO): more than 150 cards/hour
Color 2 sides (YMCK0-K): 115 cards/hour
Monochrome 1 side full card: more than 1000 cards/hour

Supported platforms

Windows 7 (32 & 64 bits), XP and Vista (32 & 64 bits)
Mac OS X v10.4 and higher (upon request)
Linux (upon request)