LOCKABLE Magicard Rio Pro 360 DUO (Dual Sided) Card Printer

Unit price: £1 180.00 ex. VAT

( 1416.0 inc. VAT )

Secure your localised credential issuance

The Magicard Rio Pro 360 Secure features an opaque, lockable input hopper to secure blank cards. A secondary lock prevents the printer from being opened by unauthorised personnel and secures the opaque output stacker hopper. A locking port designed into the base attaches the issuance station to any fixed location. 

Current offer:  BUY a dual sided Rio Pro 360 SECURE for the same price as the UNO. 


NEW MAGICARD Rio Pro 360 Single Sided Professional ID Card Printer  |  Upgrade to a starter kit for only £99.00 (saving you £96.29)

Starter Kit Contents 

  • 1 x Rio Pro 360 SECURE DUO Sided Card Printer (3652-9010) £1180.00
  • 1 x EasyBadge Lite Card Production Software (SF-EB) £145.00  Download a free trial here https://easybadge.com/download 
  • 1 x Colour YMCKO Ribbon 100 Prints (MA100YMCKO) £25.00 
  • 1 x Printer Cleaning Kit (3633-0053) £18.29 
  • 1 x Pack of 100 Plain White Dyestar PVC Cards (CD1) £7.00 

Save £96.29 when you upgrade your purchase to a Starter Kit

Powered by the new LYNK onboard intelligence system, the Rio Pro 360 has taken the most loved features of the industry standard Rio Pro model and has enabled significant performance improvements, resulting in a faster print speed, increased capacity, and improved print quality.

  • Anti-fraud customised watermark security feature at no extra cost
  • Prints to CR80 sized cards (standard credit card)
  • 3-year UltraCoverPlus manufacturer warranty

Key Printer Features

Print Quality

The most significant change in comparison to the Rio Pro is the introduction of the new LYNK onboard CPU system. The new system is designed to enhance image quality and has a broader colour spectrum. Cards printed by the Rio Pro 360 are more vibrant and colourful, which results in a more accurate representation of the card, and is more recognisable from afar.


Magicard offers a full 3-year UltraCoverPlus warranty and also back this up with a UK based customer support team.

Please note that on-site printer support packages are also available from Digital ID to help give you peace of mind that you’re protected by the best in the business.

Ease of Use

All aspects of the Rio Pro 360 are simple and easy to use; whether it be a ribbon change or cleaning the printer.

Please note that we advise that the printer is cleaned at the end of each ribbon cycle, which on average is around 250 prints, and not forgetting to dispose of the ribbon securely.

The input and output hoppers mean the user can print in larger batches which allows them to work on other jobs at the same time.

Ease of Setup

Like all printers in the Magicard range, simply unbox the new machine, connect, and then follow the on-screen instructions on your computer screen.


With the Rio Pro 360, Magicard has made advanced visual card security a priority, and this is now accessible to all users at no additional cost. The visual card security features are broken down into three options, HoloKote®, Custom HoloKote® and HoloPatch.

The standard HoloKote® is an anti-fraud watermark which is printed on the entire card surface. The Rio Pro 360 includes ten generic designs for the user to choose.

A Custom HoloKote® security watermark is the next level up; this enables a personalised HoloKote® watermark into the standard print process, this could be an organisation’s logo or another unique security design. The new LYNK system allows a secure online delivery of up to ten bespoke HoloKote® to the printer through the driver interface. This innovative security option means the user can start producing secure ID cards in far less time than is required by a custom holographic overlaminate solution, and at a fraction of the cost.

The HoloPatch works in conjunction with the HoloKote® feature. HoloPatch cards have a highly reflective gold super diffuser foil square that enhances the visibility of the overprinted HoloKote® logo. By combining both elements, it significantly lowers the risk of printed cards being cloned.


With this printer, the user can add a contact or contactless chip encoding module to enable the printer to encode access control or payment cards to interact with user’s systems.

The printer can encode hi-co and lo-co ISO 7811 and JIS2 magnetic stripe cards.

Smart card encoding is compatible to contact chip, MIFARE, DESFire and iClass.


The Rio Pro 360 is the first desktop ID card printer with an embedded Linux-based CPU. The CPU enables seamless communication and secure processing of ID data. The easiest way to explain this is to imagine the printer has a brain onboard and looks to print a high-quality, secure card in the fastest time possible.

Printer Type

This printer is a direct-to-card (DTC) model that has been designed and developed on proven-to-work features from its predecessor the Rio Pro. For those unfamiliar, DTC printing is the industry standard process for printing plastic cards.

Card Types

Printing to both CR80 (credit card) and CR79 sized cards come as standard with the Rio Pro 360. Concerning card material, PVC ISO blank cards, hi-co magnetic stripe, smart cards, self-adhesive, rewritable, and HoloPatch cards are all compatible with this printer.

Print Volume

The 360 has been developed to meet the demands of high volumes without comprising on card quality.

Based on a standard working day of seven hours, the printer can produce around 5,250 single-colour cards (monochrome) and 1,400 full-colour (YMCKO) single-sided cards.

Print Speed

The Rio Pro 360 is Magicards quickest printer to date. The addition of advanced electronics and software platform means a significant increase in the overall performance of the printer.

From the exact moment the user hits print, a full-colour card with a secure HoloKote® feature takes just 18 seconds to print which is then ready to issue and scratch and colour-fade resistant.


The Rio Pro 360 has the intelligence to meet the needs of modern businesses.

Both USB and Ethernet connectivity are available and can be integrated at ease with most third-party applications locally or in the cloud.

Operating Systems

This printer is compatible for use with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32 and 64bit) Windows server 2003 R2 SP2, 2008, 2012, 2016. Mac OS X 10.9.0 upwards. Linux with CUPS support.


The machine will sit comfortably on an office desk or open reception area. The size difference of the 360 from the Rio Pro is an extra 5 cm in height. The exact dimensions are; 47 cm x 22 cm x 30 cm (length, width, and height).


Ruling out the black band-like décor that surrounds the screen, there isn't much change in the appearance when compared to the previous Rio Pro model.

The machine would fit in nicely into any professional office environment.

Card Design Software

The finished product is only as good as the design printed and that’s where EasyBadge can help.

EasyBadge Professional is an advanced ID card design software that gives the user complete control over how their card looks.

There is also the option to choose from one of four templates or switch to the creative mode and design a new card from scratch.

Printer Specification

Click here to download a copy of the Magicard Rio Pro 360 printer specification.

Available models:

3652-3001 SINGLE Sided

3652-3002 SINGLE Sided + Magstripe Encoder

3652-3003 SINGLE Sided + Smart Card Encoser

3652-3004 SINGLE Sided + Magstripe Encoder + Smart Card Encoder

All models come with USB and Ethernet connection and are available in a DUAL SIDED version