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Magicard Rio 2
Magicard Rio 2

The high-security Rio 2 prints a fully customizable HoloKote® card watermark. This professional ID card printer is designed to handle all volumes of card throughput.

Order Information

Product Number:
Price per unit: 3074.95 US $
2235.95 £
2794,95 €
24 months
higher volumes up on request
Magicard Rio 2 Alle Preise sind Netto-Preise. Verkauf nur an gewerbliche Abnehmer. Ask for project-pricing.

Product Information

The high-security Rio 2 prints a fully customizable HoloKote® card watermark. This professional ID card printer is designed to handle all volumes of card throughput.  


Key Features:

  • Secure Custom HoloKote™ watermark.
  • Evolutionary has all Rio 1 features and more.
  • Flexible Ethernet, USB, parallel.
  • Smart New design and LCD display.
  • Tough 2 year warranty with free loaner.

Standard Features

Holokote™ :  

Ultra's patented HoloKote® ensures cards cannot be cloned. This special feature automatically prints a high security watermark into the overcoat panel during the print cycle without incurring extra consumables costs. With the Rio 2, the HoloKote® pattern can be customized to your logo and text. 


HoloPatch™ works with HoloKote® to produce a highly-visible gold seal on the card, printed using special card stock. 

2 Year Warranty:  

Full two year UltraCoverPlus™ warranty with no hassle printhead and loaner cover in North America and EU. 

Full Bleed:  

High quality 300dpi images, with true colors, right to the edge of the card. 



Ask for these options: 

Custom Key:  

For printing custom HoloKote® cards and for locking the printer. 

Magnetic Stripe:  

HiCo / LoCo magnetic stripe encoder. 

Chip Encoding:  

Chip and contactless (proximity) card encoding in the printer. 


Optional Ethernet interface for networking. 


Tango 2 : Double-sided version also available. 

Technical Specifications

Print Speed:  

Color 20 seconds a side. Mono 6 seconds. 

Card Security:  

HoloKote® anti-copying watermark across entire face of card. 

Printer Interfaces:  

Parallel and USB interfaces. Optional Ethernet. 

Software Drivers:  

Windows 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP drivers all supplied with printer. 

Dye Film:  

LC1 : YMCKO 5 panel dye film 350 images per roll (Part No. M9005-751). LC3 : Monochrome resin black 1000 images per roll (Part No. M9005-753). C6 : KO 2 panel dyefilm (black and overcoat) 600 images per roll (Part No. M9005-746).LC8 : YMCKOK 6 panel dye film 300 images - Tango 2 only - (Part No. M9005-758).Range of color ribbons (red, blue, green, gold, silver or white) 1000 images per roll. 

Card Types:  

PVC ISO CR80 sized cards. Magnetic stripe, contactless (proximity), smart, adhesive backed and HoloPatch cards available. 

Card Thickness:  

0.015" to 0.063" (0.38mm to 1.6mm). 

Card Capacity:  

100 cards feed hopper, 50 cards output stacker. 

Power Source:  

Internal power supply 90-265V 47-63Hz autoranging. 


Using externally fed T-card plus replaceable cleaning roller. 


Rio 2: 15.8lbs (7.2kg) Tango 2: 18.3lbs (8.3kg). 


Sheltered Office environment 50ºF to 85ºF (10ºC to 30ºC). 

Dimensions - Rio 2:  

7.6"width x 9.15" height x 14.55" length (193.5 mm width x 232.5 mm height x 369.5 mm length) including hopper and stacker. 

Dimensions - Tango 2:  

7.6"width x 9.15" height x 18.58" length (193.5 mm width x 232.5 mm height x 471.1 mm length) including hopper and stacker. 






Optional Custom Key™ prints a customer specific graphics and text watermark into the card overcoat across the entire card face. Can also be used with HoloPatch™ cards. 

Magstripe Encoder:  

Optional HiCo/LoCo Magstripe encoder ISO Std. 7811 and customer formats - can be combined with chip encoder. 

Smart Card Encoder:  

Optional chip contact programming facility for smart cards. 

Contactless Card Encoder:  

Mifare, HID i-Class, Inside Technologies, Tag-It options available.