Datacard SD160 (TRW)

The Datacard SD160 card printer delivers the perfect mix of affordability, security and simplicity to get your ID card issuance program started. As extension of the proven Datacard SD series, this economical ID card printer provides the right combination of technologies you need to efficiently print high quality cards for less. Featuring rewritable printing, inline magnetic stripe encoding, a unique ultraviolet (UV) printing security feature and intuitive operation, the versatile SD160 card printer empowers you to meet a wide range of ID issuance applications requirements — while protecting your bottom line.


• One-sided (simplex) card printing

• Color, monochrome and rewritable printing

• Optional magnetic stripe encoding

• Standard USB connectivity

• Low yield print ribbons: YMCKT, 250 image; ymcKT, 650 image; UV ribbon option: YMCKFT, 300 image

Print technology: Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
Print capabilities: One-sided, edge-to-edge printing, edge-to-edge rewritable, full-color and monochrome printing capability, alphanumeric text, logos and digitized signatures; 1D/2D bar code images, printer pooling/sharing
Print resolution: 300 dots per inch, 256 shades per color panel
Print speed: Full-color printing: up to 150 cards per hour, one-sided (YMCKT)
Monochrome: up to 500 cards per hour, one-sided (black HQ)
Card capacity: Automatic feed: 100-card input for 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) cards; 25-card output standard
Exception slot manual feed: 1-card input