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Datacard SD260 Plastic card printer

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Datacard SD260 USB card printer puts value right on your desktop. Save time and increase workday efficiency with this best-in-class card printer, ideal for many ID card issuance and badging applications.

Protect your students, staff and budget with the best value in school ID systems.

They provide critical security.

They improve efficiency in the cafeteria and media center.

Photo ID cards are an essential part of schools across the country.

The affordability of Datacard® school ID systems makes it easier to justify the cost of implementing photo IDs in your school.

Beyond security, you can use the same IDs for access control to buildings, labs, computers and networks.

Datacard ID systems are cost-effective solutions and easy to use.

With a versatile Datacard ID system, you can create visitor passes, sports schedules, student conduct reminders, and creative tickets for dances and special events — all with accurate school colours.


Vibrant and crisp images with TrueMatch technology


Extreme reliability with TruePick card handling


Your environmental commitments with Earth-friendly features


Productivity with speeds that are over 33% faster than competitive printers in the same class.

Engineered for Earth-friendly performance – Now your ID card issuance can be fast, efficient and green. ENERGY STAR¨ certification, EcoPure¨ additive biodegradable cores, and recyclable packaging make it the industry’s first environmentally friendly desktop card printer.

Advanced technology for superior image quality – New TrueMatch printing technology creates vibrant, crisp and clean credentials that are both secure and visually impressive. The SD260 printer lets you produce predictably outstanding images by emulating the sRGB industry standard colour space for improved colour management.

Intuitive operation simplifies card printing – There’s no learning curve with the SD260 printer. The printer display panel automatically alerts users when supplies are running low. Installation and printer operations are easy to understand with the helpful documentation tools provided with the XPS Printer Driver installation. The browser-based printer manager makes it easy to control printer settings.

Superior speed and reliability for worry-free printing – Never worry about jamming again with TruePick card handling. You can save work time and increase productivity.

Compact size creates more room on your desktop – The SD260 card printer fits on any desktop and is ideal for many card printing applications. It is equipped with a 100-card input hopper and 25-card output hopper for easier desktop functions, with the option for single-card feed and extended 100-card output hopper.


Please ask for a quote for Factory upgrade options:

Factory options SD260L: Single Wire DUALi Smart Card Contact/Contactless Reader/Encoder Loosely Coupled, Identive Smart Card Contact/Contactless.

Reader/Encoder SD260S: Loosely Coupled, Identive Smart Card Contact/Contactless Reader/Encoder

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School ID System