Datacard SD260 (Simplex)

The Datacard SD260 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.

Produce vibrant and crisp images with Datacard TrueMatch printing technology
Experience extreme reliability with Datacard TruePick card handling
Support your environmental commitments with Earth-friendly features
Increase productivity with speeds that are over 33% faster than competitive printers in the same class

Features

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 color space for improved color 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 by experiencing the fastest print speed in its class.

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.
Options

Magnetic stripe encoding (ISO and JIS)
Smart card personalization
Extended 100-card output hopper
Kensington security lock for printer
Printer cleaning supplies
Print ribbon kits

Details

Print technology
Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
Print capabilities
One-sided, edge-to-edge printing; manual two-sided printing
Full-color and monochrome printing capability
Alphanumeric text, logos and digitized signatures; 1D/2D bar code images
Printer pooling/sharing (available soon)
Print resolution
300 dots per inch, 256 shades per color panel
Print speed
Full-color printing: up to 200 cards per hour, one-sided (YMCKT)
Monochrome: up to 830 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
Manual feed: 1-card input; 5-card output for 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) cards
Physical dimensions
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)
Weight
8.1 lbs (3.7 kg) (depending on options)
Operating system support for printer driver
Windows 7 / Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit)
Windows Server 2008 (64 bit)
Windows XP SP3 / Windows Server 2003 R2 (32 bit)
Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certified
Environment/energy-saving features
Biodegradable supply cores made with EcoPure additive
Recyclable enclosure plastics (marked with recycle symbol per Resin Identification Code)
Recyclable packaging
Included with printer
Printer driver CD, Quick Install Guide and warranty
Free ID Works Intro identification software
Cleaning pen
Cleaning roller spindle
USB cable
Power supply
Power cord (region-specific)
Warranties
30-month standard depot warranty
30-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions)