Click to enlargeEltron P205 Monochrome Card Printer

The P205 is a Small, Lightweight, Easy to Use Monochrome Card Personalization Printer

Affordable, reliable and simple to use, the P205 offers outstanding price performance value for monochrome card printing applications. Use Eltron P205 Card Printers to print:

  • Point of Sale: personalization of customer loyalty, gift and promotional cards
  • Membership cards for small to medium size clubs and organizations
  • Personalization of VIP and passes for sporting events, recreational facilities and transportation services

The P205 prints sharp, readable bar codes, monochrome ID photos and text in seconds. Its space-saving, small footprint along with its unique front loading and card exit design is the perfect choice for desktop and countertop applications.

The P205 is truly user-friendly. The ribbon cartridge is simple for anyone to load and operate. One three-state LED indicator (green, yellow and red) provides easy-to-understand printer status. Printer ribbon synchronization and driver set-up is automatic. An easy to change, self-cleaning cartridge thoroughly removes dust before printing minimizing print quality issues. Every printer comes with a Pocket Guide reference for ribbon loading, cleaning instructions, and error messages.

For high image quality, reliable operation, and easy to use card printing solutions, Eltron card printers from Zebra Technologies offer the industry's broadest product line of printers, options, accessories and supplies.

Satisfaction is guaranteed.

General Specifications

  • High speed printing, 900 cards/hour, edge to edge, monochrome
  • 2 MB image memory standard
  • Small footprint
  • Windows™ Drivers for 95/98 and NT 4.0, Me
  • One year printer warranty
  • One year (unlimited passes) printhead warranty
  • Powerful EPCL (Eltron Printer Command Language)

Monochrome Printing

  • Monochrome thermal transfer printing
  • 900 cards/hour (4 seconds per card), edge to edge
  • 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) print resolution
  • Edge to edge printing standard

Bar Codes

  • Code 39
  • Code 128 B & C with & without check digit
  • 2 of 5 & 2 of 5 Industrial
  • UPC-A
  • EAN 8 & EAN 13
  • PDF-417 2D bar code and other symbologies available via Windows™ drivers


  • Resident: Arial Bold 100
  • True Type fonts available via Windows™ driver

Ribbon Specifications*

  • Monochrome: 500 cards/roll
  • Monochrome colors: black

Card Specifications *

  • Types: PVC, Composite PVC
  • Card width/length: ISO CR-80 - ISO 7810, 2.125" (54mm) X 3.385" (86mm)
  • Option: Magnetic Stripe - ISO 7811
  • Card thickness: 10 mil (.25mm) to 30 mil (.75mm)
  • Card cartridge capacity: up to 150 cards (10 mil), up to 50 cards (30 mil)
  • Card output hopper capacity: up to 60 cards (10 mil), up to 20 cards (30mil)

Communications Interface

  • USB/Parallel
  • USB/RS232C serial


  • Height: 7.08 in (180mm)
  • Depth: 9.44 in (240mm)
  • Width: 6.7 in (170mm)
  • Weight: 6.4 lbs (2.9kg)


  • 110 ~ 230 Volts AC, 60 ~ 50 Hz
  • FCC Class A, CE, UL and CUL approved


  • Operating Temperature: 60°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C)
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 65% non condensing
  • Storage temperature: -23°F to 158°F (-5°C to 70°C)
  • Storage Humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
  • Ventilation: Free air


  • Magnetic encoder
  • Extended warranty program
  • Hot swap warranty program (Only in the USA)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Service Manual
Use Zebra/Eltron approved media only


Availability: Usually ships the same business day.

205M-0000U-IDO$1,295.00Interface Cable

Click to enlargeEltron P205 Monochrome Card Printer w/Mag Stripe Encoder

Availability: Usually ships in 5-7 business days.



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