This card printer delivers the perfect mix of affordability, security and simplicity to get your ID card issuance program started. The economical SD160 printer provides the right combination of technologies you need to efficiently print high quality cards for less.
Easily create professional ID cards with high quality colour, barcodes and text at 150 single sided cards per hour and 500 monochrome cards per hour.
Unlike comparably priced card printers, this system includes a UV ink option that prints an invisible layer of convert security. Simply print logos, graphics, photos, signatures and more for added your security.
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 SD160 ID card printer?
A: 24 month 24 month standard depot warranty
Datacard are a brand of ID Card Printer that are known for providing a range of affordable and efficient card printers. The SD160 is a Direct-to-card (DTC) printer which allows it to produce attractive card that are high quality available in full-colour or single photos with graphics and text. Some other features include:
The Datacard SD160 offers the ability to use Re-Writeable cards for your Identity cards. This allows you to be able to print over the same card multiple times helping to keep your cost per card low and saving you money.
Magnetic Encoding Optional Upgrade
The SD160 is a printer that can really grow with your needs. You have the ability to upgrade your printer to have a magnetic encoder allowing your printer to have more functionality and security.
Ultraviolet (UV) Printing security feature
This printer also has the option of being able to UV ink when printing your cards. This feature really adds an extra layer of security to your printer by allowing you to add an invisible layer of covert security with the UV ink ribbon option
|Print Type||Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer|
|Capacity||Automatic feed: 100-card input for 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) cards; 25-card output standard|
|Capacity||Exception slot manual feed: 1-card input|
|YMCKT||150 cards per hour (one-sided)|
|Monochrome||500 cards per hour (one-sided)|
|Dimension (L × W × H)||L 15.4 in. x W 6.9 in. x H 8.8 in. (39.1 cm x 17.5 cm x 22.4 cm)|
|Warranty||24 month standard depot warranty|
Take a tour of the Datacase SD series printers featuring superior speed and productivity.
Learn how to install and set-up an SD or CD series card printer by USB or over a network.
Learn how to change printer ribbons and cleaning rollers on the SD series printers.
Please review our Shipping policy.