Evolis Zenius

Zenius is the one-stop solution to print high-quality single-sided cards, in monochrome or color, and encode technology cards, singly or in runs, for a variety of applications:

employee badges ,
access control badges ,
payment cards,
transportation passes ,
and more...

Zenius is available in two versions :

The Classic line : USB only, no encoding option – for those who only need to print cards on a single computer
The Expert line : USB and Ethernet, with multiple encoding options available (factory mounted or on-site integration) – for those who need to share their printer on a local network or to issue badges with encoding technologies (mag, smart contact and /or contactless


Single-sided printing module, edge-to-edge printing
Color-dye sublimation and monochrome thermal transfer
300 dpi print head (11.8 dots/mm)
16 MB of RAM

Printing performances

Color: from 120 to 150 cards per hour
Monochrome: from 400 to 500 cards per hour

Card management and specifications

Choice of automated or manual feeding

Evolis High Trust® ribbons®

Maximize the quality and durability of printed cards, the lifespan of your print head and the overall reliability of your printer!

Automatic detection and setup
Ribbon embedded in a cassette for ease of use
Ribbon saver feature for monochrome printing


Graphic notifications from the printer2 : Empty feeder, cleaning, ”approaching end-of-ribbon” and “end-of-ribbon” warnings


Supplied with the Evolis Premium Suite® for Windows:

Printer driver
Evolis Print Center for printer management and setup
Evolis Printer Manager for two-way notifications 3
Compatible with Windows™: XP SP3 32/64 ; Vista 32/64, W7 32/64, W8 32/64

Supplied with the eMedia CS Card Designer (30-day free trial to be downloaded from Mediasoft’s website)

Other OS: Mac 10.5 to 10.8, Linux upon request


2-year warranty (printer and printhead)4 , up to 4 years with optional warranty extension.