Smart Five thinks of Out of the Box Solutions that will suit any business. Our range of hardware and software, offer state-of-the-art, world-leading, reliable, cost effective, productive solutions for low-, mid- and high-volume card issuance applications. Our printers are used in full-colour and monochrome printing as in simplex (single sided) and duplex (dual sided) applications. We offer integration options for photo, barcode, magstripe and signature capturing applications.
Our Out of the Box Solutions have proven their superior quality, long-term reliability and overall low cost of ownership. All aspects that are extremely important for any organisation dealing with direct end users.
Anyone with basic PC skills can set-up our entry-level solutions produce attractive, multi-purpose cards in a matter of minutes, with no need for technicians or manual adjustments. Our training and instruction guides are simple and intuitive and each of our printers are shipped with an “XPS” printer driver for the Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (Win XP, Win 7 and Win 8). The driver enables you to manage every key function from your PC with easy-to-follow on-screen prompts and instructions for simple error recovery. In addition, different access control levels could be specified for security purposes, making use of the optional software.
Some the options to consider
Using a bureau service: (where we manage the printing of of your cards)
- We will manage the pre-printing and/or personalisation process for your cards for new replacement cards on your demand as per requirement.
- We have the capacity to print low or high volumes.
- We work from paper based or electronic information sets.
D.I.Y. option: (where you have total control and ownership)
- Purchase or rent the hardware and software required.
- Choose a hardware and software configuration to satisfy your particular need.
- Let us assist with the pre-printing considerations to save you time and money.
- Select and order the required consumables through us.
Solutions in the box
Software options: WEBID, IDWORKS or VISITOR MANAGER to design card layouts, update and print your information. We can do your professional card design and layout:
WEBID: web-based ID software to store and print the data from your ODBC compliant database from anywhere in the world. Add photos to the database, from distributed branches, for printing purposes, which will add an upgraded and upmarket functionality on the membership card through visual positive identification.
IDWORKS: Stand-alone or networked software to store and print the data from your ODBC compliant database from nominated/trusted sites or branches. Possible to save photos in your database, from distributed branches, for printing purposes, which will add an upgraded and upmarket functionality on the membership card through visual positive identification. Comes in 4 variants of expertise nl.: Intro, Basic, Standard and Enterprize
VISITOR MANAGER: Stand-alone or networked software to store and print visitor based data like passport, ID or driver licence to your ODBC compliant database.
Hardware options: SD range of printers to cover low and high volume printing requirements in full colour and/or Mono colour. Depending on the need of the company and affordable printer solution awaits you from Smart Five.
SD160: entry-level simplex printer to cover a wide range of low-volume (about 7,000 cards per annum) printing needs without compromising on quality. This field upgradeable printer comes backed with an 24 month DATACARD warrantee. The printer is single sided only but manually can provide a dual-sided solution. Very robust is used successfully in schools and colleges and smaller security companies.
SD260: provides a medium volume (25,000 card per annum) simplex printing solution at the same quality you would expect form any DATACARD product. The printer comes standard with USB and Ethernet connectivity and can be implemented on a stand-alone or pooled basis. Very popular in unions, universities, security companies.
SD360: provides a medium volume (25,000 card per annum) duplex printing solution at the same quality you would expect form any DATACARD product. The printer comes standard with USB and Ethernet connectivity and can be implemented on a stand-alone or pooled basis. Very popular in mines, airports, corporates.
SD460: for the highest card security features on the block. Everything the SD360 has to offer and more: lamination, fluorescent printing and tactile impression. Popular for police and high security government and private applications.
Plastic Cards : Your own PVC card solution
It doesn’t matter if you currently have a paper based, laminated plastic or even no membership cards at all, we are sure that Smart Five can assist you in shaping your card requirement.
We can offer you the highest quality:
- Blank white and coloured cards
- HiCo Magstripe cards
- Pre-printed cards
- RF ID cards
- NXP Mifare 1k and 4k cards
We specialise in providing you with a best-fit solution and excellent professional bureau service to enhance the branding for your organisation.