Datacard CR805 Retransfer ID Card Printer

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A scalable integrated solution
designed for possibilities

The CR805 card printer gives customers a complete, on-demand card printing solution with stunning color, card material, flexibility, security features and durability they need to create virtually any type of card for their customers, citizens, and employees.


Print full colour
identification cards

Create over the edge professional ID cards with high quality colour, barcodes and text at 66 dual sided cards per hour and 100 monochrome cards per hour at a stunning 600 dpi resolution with extreme precision on microtext, barcodes and other elements.


More durable
long lasting cards

Pigment ink is UV fade resistent. Cards will not diminish over time and will extend the life of the card which reduces the need for costly-reprints due to fading from exposure to light. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I resolve a card jam in my Datacard printer"?

A: Normally, this issue can be resolved by pressing the "User" button until the printer displays "Ready".

Q: Does the printer include any cards or ribbons to get started?

A: No. Any accessories such as printer ribbons or blank plastic cards are not included and will have to be bought separately from our website.

Q: Are there any printer training videos available?

A: Please check our "How to videos" for more information.

Q: What are the warranty conditions for the Datacard CR805 ID card printer?

A: 36 month standard depot warranty

More Information

The new Datacard CR805 retransfer printer uses pigment ink along with 600 dpi printing results to offer high-resolution cards that are not susceptible to UV fading. The end result, high-quality cards that last longer lowering your costs.

The CR805 has the ability to add an additional layer of transfer film over your ID card. This provides extra durability without the need to use the laminator. Increase the security of your cards by using the laminator along with a custom or generic holograph to ensure cards can't be easily replicated.

The quality of build on this Datacard printer allows it to reliably print up to 100 one-sided cards per hour. That's one high resolution ID card every 36 seconds or 1 two sided cards every 65 seconds.Due to the single wire solution the CR805 is one of the easiest to deploy in the card printer industry, offering a solution that is scalable from 1 to many locations.


Printing Single or dual-sided, over-the-edge printing
Print Type Retransfer pigment ink
Print Area Over-The-Edge
Resolution 600dpi 


Card Feeding Automatic
Card Size Card input size – 0.030 inches to 0.040 inches (0.76 mm to 10.01mm)
Card Thickness See specification sheet
Card Type CR805/CR80


Capacity  125-card input, 25-card output standard.

Print Speed

CMYKP 100 cards per hour (single-sided)
CMYKP-KP 66 cards per hour (dual-sided)


Dimension (L × W × H) Length 54.34 cm x Width 25.53 cm x Height 39.68 cm


Dual Sided(Kg) 12.7kg


Warranty 36 month standard depot warranty/­printhead warranty


What’s in the box

  • Datacard CR805 Card Printer
  • Printer power supply
  • USB cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Driver installation disk

CR805 UV printer
exposure time-lapse 

This video shows what can happen over time when ID cards are exposed to UV.

How to clean
CR805 card printer

In this video, learn the correct cleaning procedures as recommended by the Entrust Datacard product support team.

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