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Diland International Passport Photos

Using the international passport product on your photo kiosk software allows access to all international passport and visa sizes from a single-entry point and biometric requirements will be kept up to date.

Diland will show as default the country that is set in your PC’s language and regional settings in windows so if Australian is the most commonly used make sure your settings are on Australia.


To start using international passport go to configuration / products / new /  international passport.


You can vary the default settings and customise to fit your needs, the settings below will give you a guide.


This example produces 8 Australian passport photos with no room for crop/cut lines, store logos or text. You could have fewer and add these items.

Also, the system will adjust the number of images based on the country, USA for example will produce 2 images as they are 50×50 and with margins etc don’t fit more.

Make sure the product is showing in categories, if not add it.

If you are making passports behind the counter ie. on Studio make sure under categories the product/category is not visible on kiosk.


ID Photos to USB

You can also save the passport image (along with original) to USB, to do this simply turn on and add a price. You can then either give the USB to the customer or some stores use it to email.  Generally, for a fee.


For more information please contact us on 03 9894 1644 or email at

Special Offer on a DS40/DS80 Printer Travel Case

Special Offer on a DS40/DS80 Printer Travel Case

It was Valentines Day this month so why not treat your DS40 or DS80 printer to a new case!!

This special offer is for a brand new travel case to hold your favourite DS40 or DS80 Printer. This case is super strong and will protect your most precious printer when transporting it all over town. Your printer works hard to provide an income for you so isn’t it worth some protection?

Special Price $199 + gst
Free shipping within Australia

Be super quick to grab this bargain, only available while stocks last.

Phone 1300 364 817 or email us here.

4 Reasons Print Shops Should Consider Web to Print (And Why It’s Easier Than You Think)

4 Reasons Print Shops Should Consider Web to Print (And Why It’s Easier Than You Think)

E-commerce powers many businesses today — and allows consumers to find all kinds of odd and previously hard-to-find items. But what does the shift towards online shopping mean for print shops? Web to print is a service that allows customers to order and ship prints online — and the many perks could offer a boost to even traditional brick and mortar shops. Here’s why — and why it’s not as complex as you might think.

Give customers the convenience of printing anytime.

Many of the benefits to web to print are the same as using e-commerce for other physical products. Chief among them, is that customers can shop on their own schedule, whether that’s in their PJs at 1 a.m. or while sitting in the waiting room at the dentist’s office. All customers need with web to print is their digital files, an internet connection and a form of payment to order from a web to print service. That convenience could drive more customers to a business over competitors without the service.

Go beyond regional reach.

Continuing the perks that apply to multiple business segments in e-commerce, the web to print offering allows businesses to sell prints all over the world if the service is combined with shipping. With web to print and shipping, businesses can both offer more convenience for local customers while also extending the reach to non-local customers. The service will help keep existing customers returning, but can also help even small businesses reach more customers by expanding reach beyond just one city.

Spend less time investment on each customer.

When customers order online, they stop in store just to pick up the order, or maybe even not at all if that order is shipped. Using an online ordering system helps free up customer’s time as well as your employees. When online ordering streamlines the process, you can dedicate the extra time to marketing the new service or another task you’ve been meaning to tackle.

Offer faster service.

Web to print often doesn’t need extra work getting the file ready to print. Combined with the easier ordering system, using print to web, many print shops can offer a faster turn around time. Brick and mortar stores can even hold an edge over the global print giants by allowing local in-store pickup, eliminating the time necessary for shipping to offer an even shorter turnaround time.

But isn’t web to print hard to do?

The web to print trend hasn’t gone unnoticed by printer companies — which means that, for print shops, adding a web to print service is often painless. Diland Web, for example, offers an online software that’s identical to in-store kiosks. The software allows customers to use the same system as the in-store prints to send prints to your shop. The service easily integrates with studios already using a Diland Studio kiosk and still allows for redos, order editing and other easy features. The software even offers printing from a mobile device.

Still debating? Find out exactly what adding a web to print service would mean for your business by contacting Photo Direct today.