Printhead: the most valuable component of your ID card printer
Are you experiencing fine print-free lines across your printed ID cards or a line down the horizontal aspect of the card? The chances are your printhead has failed.
As one of the hardest working components of your card printer, the printhead is also one of the most expensive parts to replace. It is vital to check the age of your printer and if it is still under warranty as this can affect your decision – it may be cheaper to replace the printer as a whole.
If your next move is to go ahead with a new printhead, ID Card Centre has numerous options available, depending on your make and model. All major printheads for DNP, Evolis, Fargo, Javelin, Magicard and Zebra are stocked.
Replacing a printhead is relatively straightforward to do but if you don’t feel confident enough, you can send it to ID Card Centre to be fixed – well worthwhile as a new printhead will massively improve the print quality of your ID cards.