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Magicard Tango 2e Card Printer

Manufacturer: Magicard
Item Code: 316-4005
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*** Discontinued ***

Please see the Magicard Rio Pro as a replacement

The double sided Magicard Tango 2e ID Card Printer prints cards with fully customisable HOLOKOTE watermark. Handles all volumes of card throughput. 20 seconds for full colour card. Flexible networkable printer, Ethernet, USB, Parallel, with 2 year warranty.

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    £7.95 - UK mainland, next business day.
    For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.
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    £37.50 - UK mainland only.
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Product Description


*** Discontinued ***

Magicard Tango 2 ID Printer - double sided printer. 25 seconds per card. USB & parallel interface. Optional Ethernet. Drop in dye-film loading, auto dye-film detection and setup. 300 cards per ribbon. Bi-directional ports, flash EPROM, Magicard 2 years Ultra Cover Plus (EEC & US only).

The Magicard Tango 2 has the same features as the Magicard Rio 2, but can print double sided CR80 ID Cards. The Magicard Tango 2 can download and print a full double sided card image in less than 25 seconds, giving a throughput rate of over 140 cards per hour. Ease of use is ensured by drop-in dye film loading, open access card feeder and stacker, and the simple T-card cleaning system. The Magicard Tango 2 offers superb, high quality, edge-to-edge printing. It looks good, fits unobtrusively into any office environment and is whisper-quiet in operation.


  • Drop-in dye-film loading - no threading
  • USB and Parallel interface. Optional Ethernet
  • LCD Display
  • Auto dye-film detection & setup
  • High speed printing
  • 350 cards per dye-film
  • Output card stacker
  • External card hopper
  • T-Card cleaning operation
  • Flash EPROM - for downloadable software upgrades
  • New smaller footprint
  • 2 years UltraCover Plus (EEC and US only)
  • Bi-directional ports for on screen status
  • Whisper quiet - advanced micro-stepping drive system
  • Dimensions: 193.5mm (W) x 232.5mm (H) x 471.1mm (L) including hopper and stacker
  • Weight: 8.3kg
Specification Details
Card Security HoloKote anti-copying watermark across entire face of card.
Warranty Two years UltraCoverPlus warranty which includes full printhead coverage and free loaner service - North America and EU only. Elsewhere 12 months limited warranty.
Printer Interfaces USB, Ethernet and Parallel interfaces all fitted as standard.
Software Drivers Windows 2000, 2003 Server user-mode, and XP drivers all supplied with printer.
Card Types PVC ISO CR80 sized cards. Magnetic stripe, contactless (proximity), smart, adhesive backed and HoloPatch cards.
Card Thickness 0.020" to 0.063" (0.51mm to 1.6mm).
Card Capacity 100 cards feed hopper, 50 cards output stacker
Power Source Internal power supply 90-265V 47-63Hz autoranging.
Print Speed Color 22 seconds a side. Mono 6 seconds.
Cleaning Using externally fed T-card plus replaceable cleaning roller.
Printing Technology Thermal transfer and dye sublimation on wax
Weight 18.3lbs (8.3kg).
Environment Sheltered Office environment 50°F to 85°F (10°C to 30°C).
Dimensions 7.6"width x 9.15" height x 18.58" length (193.5 mm width x 232.5 mm height x 471.1 mm length) including hopper and stacker.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU 316-4005
Manufacturer Magicard