Full-Color Thermal Ribbon Badge & Plate Printer

Millennium 770

The newest generation of DCS's Millennium thermal-ribbon printer series makes name badge production even quicker and easier. The 770 allows you to print on various sizes of card stock with one simple adjustment, eliminating the need for cumbersome adapters to accommodate different badge widths. The Millennium 770 accepts blanks from 1" x 3" up to 2.5" x 3.7", and from .020" to .060" thick. It also features an optional black resin with overlay (KO) ribbon to help protect black resin prints from alcohol-based perfumes and solvents.

DCS also offers the Millennium 720 printer for printing on CR80 sized card stock.

Millennium 770 Features

  • Print on card stock from 1" x 3" (25.4mm x 76.2mm) to 2.5" x 3.7" (63.5mm x 94mm)
  • Print speed: approx. 25 seconds per card in full color**
  • Accepts cards from .020" to .060" (.5mm to 1.5mm) thick
  • Single adjustment for different card stock sizes
Millennium 770 Full-Color Thermal Badge Printer

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Name Badges & Name Tags | Luggage Tags
Photo IDs & ID Tags | Custom Desk Plates
Signage | Frequent Shopper Cards

Specifications – Millennium 770 Thermal Printer

Imaging Process Digital Thermal Transfer Dye-Sublimation and Resin Printing
Resolution 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm)
Color Up to 16.7 million continuous-tone color / 256 shades per pixel
Print Speed Batch mode:
Approx. 7 seconds per blank / 514 per hour with resin monochrome**
Approx. 12 seconds per blank / 300 per hour with black/overlay (KO)**
Approx. 25 seconds per blank / 144 per hour full-color (YMCKO)**
Max. Print Width 2.11" (53.5mm)
Max. Print Length 3.37" (85.5mm)
Accepted Standard Card Sizes CR80 2.125" x 3.375" (54mm x 85.7mm)
Accepted Variable Blank Width 1" to 2.5" (25mm to 63.5mm)
Accepted Variable Blank Length 3" to 3.7" (76mm to 94mm)
Accepted Blank Thickness .020" to .060" (.5mm to 1.5mm)
Blank Magazine Capacity 100 @ .030" and 50 @ .060"
Memory 16 MB RAM
Display LCD display shows printer status and diagnostic prompts
System Requirements See DCS website for current minimum system guidelines
Software Drivers Windows® 2000/XP/Vista/Server 2003/Vista 32-bit
Interface USB 1.1 (USB 2.0 compatible)
Power Source 100-240 VAC, 3.3A, 50/60 Hz
Operating Temperature 65˚F to 80˚F (18˚C to 27˚C)
Humidity Non-condensing 20%-60%
Dimensions Depth 10.5" (267mm) x Height 10" (254mm) x Width 18" (458mm)
Weight 31 lbs. (14 kg)
Agency Listings pending
Warranty Printer: 1-year limited warranty
Print Head: 1-year pro-rated limited warranty
Extended warranties available
Options Color Byte software
Extended Warranty with Print Head coverage included (U.S. only)
Ribbons, Blanks & Supplies Available through Direct Color Systems and authorized distributors
Click here for information on Ribbons & Supplies.
Click here for Plastic & Sheet Metal Stock.
Click here for Name Badge Blanks.
Click here for Luggage Tags & Miscellaneous Card Stock.

** Print speed indicates an approximate print speed and is measured from the time a card feeds into the printer to the time it ejects from the printer. Print speeds do not include time needed for the PC to process the image. Process time is dependent on the size of the file, the CPU, amount of RAM and the amount of available system resources at the time of print.

This data is for informational purposes only. Direct Color Systems makes no warranties, expressed or implied, in this summary. Specifications are subject to change without notice. This is not an offer of sale.