The Awards Maker serves as an on-the-spot recognition and fundraising tool for creating customized award plaques, trophy plates, flashcards, name tags, parking permits, bumper stickers and more in a matter of seconds using durable thermal transfer printing.
Never worry about minimum order quantities, set-up fees or long lead times for the print shop
Sticker media and ribbons available in 11 bright colors and 3" and 4" widths
Q: What’s the cost difference between printing my own student award plaque using the Awards Maker versus outsourcing?
A: The typical savings is 45% ($5.00 vs. $9.00). Please see the Awards Maker 400 output costs.
Q: How many plaques can I print with one roll of gold or silver media? A: You can print up to 200 school award plaques with one roll of gold or silver media. Please see the Awards Maker 400 output costs.
Q: How many plaques can I print using one roll of black ribbon?
A: You can print up to 580 student award plaques with one roll of black ribbon. Please see the Awards Maker 400 output costs.
Q: What percentage of the Awards Maker templates can auto-populate my school’s name and mascot?
A: About 50%
Q: Will other sticker media and ribbons work in the Awards Maker? A: No, sticker media and ribbons sold through your authorized VariQuest dealer are matched with the system to assure high-quality output from the Awards Maker.
Q: Can I print variable information, such as name lists and parking permit numbers?
A: Yes, the VariQuest Software has this built-in function.
Q: How can I adjust the heat/quality setting? A: Typically, you will not need to adjust the setting manually because the optimum heat setting for each sticker type has already been set. Should you need to modify settings, you can easily adjust the “Print Density” setting on the “Print Preview” screen.
Q: How can I avoid blowing a fuse in the Awards Maker power supply? A: Always remember to plug the power supply into the Awards Maker before plugging it into the wall outlet. Also, make sure to move the parallel clamps out of the way to avoid ashort in the power supply.