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The Javelin desktop series offers an all in one solution with high quality color or monochrome printing. Our new upgrade options include dual sided printing, Wi-Fi, security locks, additional hopper and encoding modules. The Javelin desktop series now has 3 main models: the Javelin DNA, which is an entry level manual feed printer, the Javelin DNA-PRO which has input and output hoppers (auto feed) and the Javelin M-Boss with a specially designed print head for pre-embossed cards. All models have LCD displays for ease of use.


•  Two options available: Javelin DNA & Javelin DNA Pro.
Javelin DNA comes with manual card feed as standard.
Javelin DNA Pro comes with an automatic card feed as standard.
• Optional Javelin Laminator  & J1000i with Javelin DNA-Pro model only.
• Single to dual-sided field upgrades available.
• Compact and streamlined desktop format.
• Security lock options.
• Contact and contactless smart card encoding with mag stripe field upgrade.

NEW* Data Shield upgrade option to prevent card data counterfeiting

NEW* Upgrade to add pre-embossed cards - Javelin M-Boss
• NEW* Can be upgraded to have the all-new software lock for maximum security and card re-write.
NEW* Javelin DNA Pro & M-Boss can be used with the new Javelin Designer App.

  • Single to Dual sided field upgradable.

  • Compact and streamlined desktop format.

  • Security lock options.

  • 16.7 million color options.

  • Wifi option.

  • Contact & contactless smart card encoding with Magnetic stripe field upgrade capabilities.

  • Internal USB hub to connect camera, memory stick and other peripheral devices.

  • 3-track magnetic stripe encoding (HiCo-LoCo).

  • ID card software and consumables included with printer.

  • LCD screen displays printer status and diagnostics.

  • Easy to change ribbon and thermal print head.


New Javelin Software Lock enabling you to enhance your security when issuing cards. As an additional upgrade, the Javelin software lock is password secured giving you maximum control on how cards are issued.

Javelin Re-write enables you to print onto the surface of a re-write card in mono by using the heat from the printhead. No consumable required as the image is printed using the special card surface. Printed image can be erased and reprinted as and when required.

Javelin Designer App enabling you to create and design cards that can be sent to print in a few simple steps. Print images, logos and barcodes and save the design - card printing has never been so easy. Free to download on Android only.

The Javelin Data Shield is an upgrade option that is designed to obscure the data printed on the printer ribbon. This means the data printed cannot be copied and prevents the data being fraudulently re-used helping to improve security and data protection.


Industry pioneering technology and development.
Durable and reliable design making the Javelin DNA Series ideal for Instant Issuance applications.

Established dealer network that covers the globe and supported by our world class support services and training programs.
Innovative software and technologies for security, EMV applications, hardware, software and product training.





LCD Panel

Security Lock


Output stacker

Ribbon Rest Button


Eject Button

Power Button

Ethernet connection port

USB Connection

Power Port Connection

Security Lock

Automatic card feeder




Security Lock

LCD Panel

Input/ Output For Manual Feed 

Ribbon Rest Button

Eject Button

Power Button

Ethernet connection port

USB Connection

Power Port Connection


Print Mode: Manual or automatic feed, single or dual sided printing (option, dual sided printing) Print Method: Thermal transfer (mono), Dye-sublimation (color) Print Speed: Mono: 800 cph, YMCKO: 180-200 cph (Single-sided) YMCKOK: more than 100cph (Dual-sided. Ribbons: KrO: 500 prints/roll, YMCKO: 200 prints/roll, YMCKOK: 170 prints/roll Half-Panel YMC plus full-panel KO:400 prints/roll Monochrome: black, silver, gold, red, blue, white, green: 1000 prints/roll Card encoding options: Magnetic Stripe: ISO7811(tracks 1, 2, 3); Hi-Co/Lo-Co, Head life 4,000,000 passes Contact (IC): ISO 7816, EMV, PC/SC, IC contact life: 1,000,000 passes Contactless(RF) MiFare, ISO 14443 A,B ISO15693 Warranty: 30 Months Printer interfaces USB 2.0 Internal USB hub to connect peripheral devices Software drivers Windows 10, 8, 7, XP Server 2003/2008, Vista Fonts/ Images 300 dpts per inch (11.8 dots per mm) resolution, 16.7 million colors True Type fonts via Windows drivers Barcodes Code 39, Code 128 B&C with & without check digit. 2 of 5 interleaved UPC-A, EAN 8 & EAN 13 PDF-417 2D barcode adn other symbols can be printed via Windows drivers Card capacity for Javelin D-PRO Input hopper: 100 cards (.076mm), Output hopper: 60 cards(.076mm) Power source Input: 100V-240 V, 50/60 Hz; Output: DC 24V, 2.5A (FCC Class A, CE and CCC ,KCC, Energy Star approved) Dimensions Javelin DNA 305.6mm(L) x 184mm(W) x 228mm(H) Javelin DNA-PRO 366mm(L) x 184mm(W) x 228mm(H) Weight Javelin DNA 3.7kg / 8.16lbs Javelin DNA-PRO 4.5kg / 9.92lbs CPU & RAM CPU: 32 bit processor RAM: 128MB Environment Operating temperature: 5-40°C / 41-104ºF, 20-65% RH (non-condensing) Storage temperature: 10-60ºC / 14-140ºF Card Specifications Types: PVC & Composite PVC Card width/ length: ISO CR-80-ISO 7810 (53.98mm (W) x 85.60mm (L) Card thickness: 0.4mm - 1.2mm


For Javelin DNA and Javelin DNA Pro • WIFI (To link to moblie app coming soon) • Single or dual-sided printing • Contact encoding • Contactless encoding • Mag Encoding

• Security Locks: Lid Lock, Kensignton Lock to secure to table

• Software Lock (*New)

• Card Re-Write (*New)

For Javelin DNA Pro:

• Dual Side Hopper

• Embossing print head - (M-BOSS)

• Hopper Lock


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New to the range the Javelin M-BOSS is an addition to our Javelin desktop ID card printer series. This compact and powerful model is user-friendly and now delivers the ability to print on pre-embossed cards. This provides an inexpensive solution for instant issuance of cards.


  • Shares the same features as the Javelin DNA Pro

  • Custom designed print-head to print either side of a pre-embossed cards.

  • Can print color or mono.

  • Security features (same locks as DNA Pro).

  • Ethernet as standard.

  • Additional hopper to enable the use of 2 different cards.

  • Personalize smart chips with turnkey NBS software or integrate

  • Javelin M-BOSS with 3rd party software leveraging SDK.


FINANCE: NBS has served the financial market for over 40 years and has been at the technological forefront for banks and credit unions. Our continual improvements have helped provide solutions for magnetic stripe cards and smart cards (both contact and contactless).

HEALTHCARE: The Healthcare / Insurance industries have transformed drastically over the last 25 years and NBS has been active in adapting our products and services to fit the requirements of this changing industry. 

LOYALTY: Enhanced your customer’s loyalty –  strengthen relationships, conveniently track valuable data and create powerful brands.

TELECOMMUNICATION: NBS has developed card printers to supply the telecommunication market. This can be in the form of Microprocessor cards, Subscriber ID Modules and in a growing number of handsets for other networks (TDMA, PDA and CDMA). 

TRANSIT: The newest transit and parking card technologies are generating a quicker and efficient process for automated fare collection for transit.  NBS offers contactless smart card solutions that speeds up all aspects the transportation system

GAMING & LEISURE: The Casino / Gaming & Leisure market primarily requires an instant issuance solution for high-quality, highly-reliable cards for players/members/guests that can be provided quickly and easily.  

CORPORATE: Business have become more security aware than ever before. With the convenience of on-demand printing of visitor & employee ID cards, you can combine all the necessary functions of an ID card with the added security that the NBS solution provides.

GOVERNMENT: At NBS, we have over 40 years of experience in delivering card personalization systems to governments, meeting the needs of any specific application such as National ID cards and driver licenses. 


INSTANT ISSUANCE: Enhance your customer’s experience – Conveniently and securely issue personalized cards directly to your customers for immediate use. Organizations that want to introduce instant card issuance, would benefit from the complete NBS Technologies hardware and software solutions. By combining our market leading desktop card embossers with Xpressi instant card issuance software, you can provide your customers with the security and the convenience of an instant card issuance solution. The perfect solution for banks, credit unions and other financial institutions. The NBS Xpressi Instant Issuance solution is simple, secure and cost-effective.


Our Xpressi card issuance software can be bundled together with selected hardware, to give you a complete solution for selected market/ industry. However, this does not mean you are locked into one package because these bundles are scalable and designed to grow with you. The ability to start small and add more places of issuance when the time is right for you. Our bundled solutions start with as little as one branch/ premises. To find out more information on our bundles, speak to your nearest regional sales manager.