New Product Announcement -The NBS LC-400 Desktop Card Laser Engraver

NBS Technologies LC-400

NBS LC-400 Desktop Card Laser Engraver

The latest innovation from NBS Technologies is the smart desktop laser engraver, LC series, bringing secure eDocuments to a whole new level. The desktop laser engraver is well suited for decentralized environments where instant issuance of secure smart cards such as national ID cards, Driver’s Licenses, Health cards and Bank cards are required.

The NBS LC-400 is robust, air cooled, smart desktop laser marker is highly customizable with good quality high laser resolution of up to 600 dpi.

It can easily personalize smart cards that are made of Polycarbonate or laser engravable PVC with or without smart chips. Its Class 1 secure marker/engraving system also ensures world-class security by enabling security features such as Changeable Laser Image (CLI) or Multiple Laser Image (MLI ), micro text and tactile effect on the secure documents.

The integrated camera system ensures sophisticated vision and positioning by allowing correct alignment of the printed text, images and machine-readable information. Optional features such as RFID or smart card contact modules can be easily added to meet your needs.

If you are interested in purchasing one or more NBS LC-400 Desktop Laser Engravers or want more information, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at

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NBS LC-400 Compact and FlexibleCOMPACT AND FLEXIBLE

  • Operates on the exible Windows platform
  • Personalization of contactless cards and contact Smart Cards
  • Can operate as a stand-alone unit

NBS LC-400 Security and EncodingSECURITY AND ENCODING

  • Hardware locking system with password protection for unauthorized use
  • An integrated digital card counter issuance process mitigates any attempt of credentials manipulation and tracks produced volumes

NBS LC-400 Easy to UseEASY-TO-USE

  • Programmable CLI/MLI module
  • No consumables
  • High precision camera system ensures the correct alignment


  • System Features
    • CPU: Intel® Core 2 Duo 1.86 GHz Processor with FSB
    • RAM: 4 GB DDR3
    • Flash ROM: 60 GB 2.5” SSD
    • Operating System: Windows® XP Embedded SP3
  • Laser Type (Air Cooled Diode Pumped Nd-YAG)
    • 10W Fiber Laser
  • Laser Speed
    • Up to 300 Cards Per Hour
  • Laser Personalization (dependent on data and image density)
    • CLI & MLI (programmable)
  • Laser Engraving Alignment
    • Camera System: 300 dpi dual camera with 1/3” CMOS Image Sensor
  • Card Slot
    • 2x ID-0 SAM Slots
  • Input / Output Capacity
    • 400 cards
  • RFID Feature
    • (Option) 1x Integrated RFID Module – ISO/IEC 14443 Type A/B (PC/SC compliant coupler)
  • Contact Card Features (Integrated contact-card Module – ISO/IEC 7816)
    • (Option) 1x Integrated Contact Module – ISO/IEC 7816 (PC/SC compliant coupler)
  • Communication Interface
    • 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, USB 2.0
  • Physical Characteristics
    • Dimensions: 26.8” (680mm) D x 23.6” (600mm) W x 22” (557mm) H
    • Weight: 80 kg / 177 lbs
  • Monitor
    • 21” external monitor
  • Electrical Requirement
    • Power consumption : 300VA
  • Operating Environment
    • Operating temperature: 15°C to 40°C, Relative humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Accessories
    • Detachable hopper and stacker (Optional)
  • Warranty
    • 12 months


  • Types
    • Polycarbonate and laser engravable PVC
  • Maximum print area
    • 0.100” +/- 0.010” from side edges of card
  • Card width/length
    • ISO CR-80-ISO 7810: 53.98mm (W) x 85.60mm (L) / 3.375” x 2.125”
  • Card thickness
    • 0.024” (0.61 mm) to 0.030” (0.76mm)


Works with SmartSys Software which includes:

NBS SmartSys Software

  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Machine Setup
  • Job De nition Tools
  • Card layout/design tools
  • Data Encryption tools
  • Audit trail/machine reports
  • System Diagnostic tools

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Symco Group customer wants to sell or trade their Pitney Bowes Series 8 Inserter

Pitney Bowes Series 8 Inserter For Sale

If you are interested in more information or would like to purchase / trade for this Pitney Bowes Series 8 mail inserter, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email at


  • Just under 26 million cycles
  • Installed in 2005
  • Currently under Pitney Bowes maintenance until March 2016
  • Always been under Pitney Bowes maintenance
  • The feeders were rebuilt earlier this year.
  • Pitney Bowes Direct Connect Software

Reason for selling:

  • Customer switched to a swing arm machine 3 years ago that has a camera system which the PB doesn’t have on it.  The high capacity feeder has never been used.  There is nothing wrong with this machine – customer just don’t use it and needs the space.

Additional customer note:

  • The R150 base will not be going with the machine as we can use that as a backup for our swing arm machine.

Trade Interest:

  • One or two Streamfeeders as well as a turnover unit


Formax Payout Program – Through Feb 29 2016

Now through February 29 2016, Formax is providing an additional discount between $50.00 and $300.00 off select products. Symco Group is passing these savings through to our customers.

For more information or to buy a new Formax solution, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at

  • Formax Folders:
    • Formax Atlas – Additional $300 discount
    • Formax AtlasAS – Additional $300 discount
  • Booklet Finishers:
    • Formax Square IT – Additional $150 discount
  • Formax Cut-True Guillotine Cutters:
    • Formax Cut-True 13M – Additional $50 discount
    • Formax Cut-True 15M – Additional $100 discount
    • Formax Cut-True 16M – Additional $100 discount
    • Formax Cut-True 22S – Additional $100 discount
    • Formax Cut-True 27S – Additional $300 discount
  • Formax Creasers and Perforators:
    • Formax FD230 -Additional $100 discount
    • Formax FD90 – Additional $100 discount

Notes: Discount will be applied to purchase price.