Apple’s Mac desktops and laptops are becoming more and more common in the workplace. Back in the 1990s and early 2000s Macs did not have as many software and hardware options as their Microsoft Windows counterparts. With changes in technology and Macs making up a higher percentage of computers sold selection in both categories has increased noticeably. However, Macs are still not compatible with every software and hardware product on the market and can run into issues with specialty equipment. Because of this you have to verify that what you’re buying will work on the Mac platform. Here is a brief list of ID card printer software and hardware designed to work with Macs.
Mac Compatible ID Card Printer Hardware
DTC1250e ID Card Printer System: a single-sided printer with a compact classic printer design. Despite its small size the DTC1250e is one of the fastest printers in its class. A versatile device it can handle cards of varying thickness, rewrites for temporary/visitor badges, is easy to use, and offers advanced features such as QR codes and AES-256 data decryption. Optional features are Internet connectivity and more advanced card encoding.
Fargo HDP5000 ID Card System: available in single-sided and dual-sided models. Both models are lightweight and offer advanced features. These include layered vibrant printing, Ethernet connectivity, an easy to use interface, and both are easy to clean and maintain. Optional features offer card encoding and laminating.
Fargo DTC4500e: available as a single-sided ID card printer the DTC4500e is a high volume machines that handle a heavy workload. If your business needs to make a lot of ID cards the DTC4500e is a good choice. It’s also fast, easy to use, secure, has Internet access, and offers lamination features for higher quality cards.
Evolis Zenius ID Card System: the Zenius prints single sided ID cards and is capable of printing cards in bulk and is designed for light on demand usage. Aside from this modern and small design it’s also easy to use and maintain.
Evolis Primacy ID Card System: a dual-sided ID card printer that is speedy and reliable without taking up too much room. Its compact design makes it an easy fit in any office and it’s also energy efficient. The Evolis Primacy is also Internet ready, user friendly, and efficient with supplies cutting down on ribbon replacement costs.
Mac Compatible ID Card Printer Software
Due to overall design differences what works on Windows may not work on a Mac unless it is specifically designed to do so. Because of this you need to make sure that the software you buy is specifically noted to be made for Mac usage. When looking for ID card printer software many software choices are still Windows only. Secure ASP cardPresso ID Card is a favourite choice of Mac users looking for card printer software and it comes in several different varieties to fit your business needs. With five different versions available you can have everything from a simplistic system made to design its own ID cards all the way to a system that can import data, access online databases, connect to servers, allow LAN usage, and make use of wireless printing.
As you can see there is a wide selection of capable and well-made ID card printer hardware and high quality software available. When you need a wide selection of Mac compatible products, software, and accessories contact Avon Security Products. Canadian owned and operated Avon has been providing quality products to the public and private sectors for many years.