Matica P202i Card Printers

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Matica P202i Card Printers

matica-p202iThis four-color, high security inkjet printer is dedicated especially for ePassport and visa issuance and can easily process passports with up to 100 pages. The ink cartridges are monitored by the software driver to avoid wrong printing and are very easy to replace.


The New Matica P202i is a four-color high secure, high speed inkjet printer for machine readable passport booklets based on the proven technology by Hewlett Packard.

• Designed for centralized and decentralized high volume operations

• Enhanced security on personalization and passportissuing with low costs of ownership

• High Speed

• Due to its smart clamping mechanism, passport booklets with up to 180 pages por hour can be processed.

• Each single page can get its individual print face, visa-, observation page et cetera.

• The P202i prints two pages (example: page 2 & 3) at once.

• Versatile including many standard featuresthe P202i fits perfect into passport office environments.


Enhanced System Security and Quality Matica not only provides plain printing technology to its customers butsets world class standards when it comesto printing quality versusspeed and security featuresin order to guarantee an ideal solution for customer tailored personalization environment.


New Features

• For higher durability of the color print, pigmented Cyan, Yellow & Magenta inks are available


Security Features

• High speed USB 2.0 connection to a PC

• Prohibiting unauthorized usage of the printer, by printer drivers in combination with the application software

• Data can be automatically copied from a former passport or ID document (if a document reader is attached)

• Printing will be only enabled after successful verification of traveler’s former document or legally issued application form


Optional features

• RFID Reader and Writer - The P202i Passport Printer comes with an optional RFID Reader/Writer to read and write data to a RFID chip according ICAO recommendations.

• Camera System - The optional Camera System provides visual registration of the printed data into a pre-printed legend and enables the printer to position the MRZ according to ICAO specifications against the paper edge. With the camera visual data, like passport numbers, images etc. can be retrieved from the document.




Printing technology

4 Color thermal ink jet


Ink jet printhead

two PH are resident on the printer, ink is fed by tanks

PH 1: yellow/black or Yellow/UV; PH2: Cyan/Magenta


Available inks

66 ml for black; 28 ml for each CMY colors


Data page printing time

9 seconds using Plain paper and Normal printing mode


Printed ICAO pages per ink KIT



Printing resolution

black up to 1200 dpi; color up to 4800 dpi


Operator notification

error notification (printer status and near end or end of ink)


2 pages printing

Allowed included over the spine


Machine Readable Passbook

up to 180 pages por hour


Passport handling

fully clamped (four sides) during printing adjustable side plates

and length of the tray to manage near standard booklets


Supported OS

WIN 2000, XP, 7 (32- 64 bit), Server 2003



USB 2.0 recommended cable length 1,8m

API RJ45 allowing Ethernet connection



32 MB CPU 192 MHz


Printer language

HP PCL level 3 enhanced


RFID reader and writer

available as option


Camera system (MRZ)

available as option


Dimension WxDxH - Weight

515 X 475 X 225 - 22 Kg


Power Consumption (W)

32W (per ISO 10561 Letter Pattern), approx. 4W in stand-by mode


Power (Input Voltage)

100 – 240 VAC (10% tollerance), 4A. 50-60Hz



CE and UL


Operating Environment

15C° to 35 °C (59°F to 95 °F) 20% to 80% Rh


Storage conditions 

-20C° to 70 °C (-4°F to 158 °F) 5% to 85% Rh

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About Unicode Pratama

PT Unicode Pratama is a company engaged in the field of trade and services that focus on industry AIDC (Automatic Identification Data Capture) that was established in June 2008 and located in Jakarta. In today’s business challenges and the company continues to move forward in become the leading IT company in Indonesia.

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