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Overview

Part # RT5F012NAA

You can use Evolis YMCKI ribbon for cards with magnetic strip, chip and signature panel.

Evolis YMCKI ribbons consist of Yellow (Y), Magenta (M), Cyan (C) and Black (K) panels for printing a combination of full colour images (Y,M,C) and one-color text or barcodes (K) which is a black resin panel.  Finally the inhibitor (I) panel which is a special coated panel to prevent the design from being printed on specific parts of cards such as magnetic stripes, chips and signature panels:

YMCKI RIBBON
 
  • The areas from the card to be saved up by the transfer film are specified in the printer driver. It is possible to define up to 5 different parts on one card;
  • During the printing process, the inhibitor (I) panel is applied on the transparent film after the Y, M, C, K panels in places defined in the printer driver;
  • During the transfer of the printed film (with Y, M, C, K and I panels), the defined areas for the I panel will not be transferred onto the card.

i.e. a credit card with a magnetic stripe and a signature panel:

inhibitor
 

The RT5F012NAA ribbon is designed to work with the Avansia card printers.

An Evolis electronic key is delivered with every color ribbon. You will have to install the ribbon first and then install the key inside the printer.

This Evolis supply uses our RFID tag system which recognizes automatically the type of ribbon installed in ther printer. Without this key, the printer will not print.

 

Specifications

Technical features

The color ribbon is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) with thin layer of specialized coating. The concentration of colorant is very low and they are insoluble in water. In the printing process they only diffuse at temperature above 50°C.

Storage recommendations

It is recommended to use this product within one year. Avoid dust, direct sunlight, high humidity and high temperatures. Do not place near solvent or other chemicals.

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