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ImageMaster S-18 - High-volume Desktop Printer


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  • Delivers fast monochrome printing – up to 1800 single-sided
  • Programmable card cleaning to help maintain quality
  • Operates as a stand-alone unit with keyboard
  • Options for magnetic encoding and smart card personalization Contact, Contactless or both


One of the fastest high-quality printers on the market today, the ImageMaster S-18 monochrome thermal printer allows you to personalize cards for customers, clients and employees, with outstanding speed and reliability.

Depending on card layout, the single-sided ImageMaster S-18 prints up to 1800 cards per hour (cph). Designed to produce large quantities of cards reliably, consistently and without problems, the S-18 printers are ideal for membership, loyalty and telecommunication card applications in bureau, gaming and leisure environments.
ImageMaster S-18 printers offer many unique capabilities and options. They deliver cost-saving features such as the ability to automatically use the minimum amount of ribbon needed to personalize a card. Compatible with a variety of card thicknesses And types, these printers boast the optional ability to handle clear cards, encode magnetic stripe cards and personalize smart cards. The printers feature a sophisticated cleaning system to maintain a high printing standard, and add-ons include a carousel for multiple card types. A full range of different color ribbons is supplied by NBS Technologies, and cost-saving narrow ribbons are also available.

ImageMaster S-18 printers support IP/Ethernet connectivity. By eliminating the need for print servers and interface boxes, the printers provide an extremely low cost of ownership. The S-18 comes with a standard Window® driver for easy interface with many commercially available applications. NBS SmartSys Tabletop software is also a powerful available option. This user-friendly Windows application offers powerful card design tools and compatibility with a wide variety of data sources which is ideal for batch issuance. The ImageMaster S-18 is also supplied with a keyboard for use, if required, in standalone mode.