- Includes a free 30-day subscription to CloudBadging: a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.
- Single-sided direct-to-card ID card printer ideal for low- to mid-volume card printing applications
- Special features: USB connectivity come standard, fast print speeds, and a manual feed option
- Optional upgrades: encoding, and extended warranty plans
- SD160 single-sided printer
- Printer driver CD
- Quick install guide
- Cleaning swab
- Cleaning roller spindle
- USB cable
- Power supply
- Power cord
- 2 year printer & printhead warranty
Datacard SD160 Card Printer Description
The Datacard SD160 ID card printer single-sided is designed for low- to mid-volume printing applications, offering both competitive features and a competitive price in a single package. Combining high-quality direct-to-card printing with rewrite capabilities, the entry-level Datacard SD160 printer provides the security and simplicity to successfully implement your ID card program.
The compact, easy-to-use Datacard SD160 printer easily fits into virtually any workspace. The front panel features an LCD display with a backlight setting and soft-touch buttons for simplified menu selections and printer status. The printer driver uses Windows-based technology for high-fidelity printing, making it fast and easy to both install and use.
Edge-to-edge printing & built-in rewrite functionality
The SD160 printer offers dye-sublimation printing which produces vivid colors and thermal transfer or resin thermal transfer for sharp black text and enhanced barcode images. The SD160 also comes equipped with a rewrite function, allowing you to print, erase, and reprint information on a single plastic card numerous times, saving both time and resources.
Reliable card output for any project
The Datacard SD160 printer produces up to 150 full-color and 500 monochrome single-sided cards per hour, offering you the technology to manage a cost-effective and productive ID card program. In addition, the rewritable production cycle for the SD160 is approximately 14 seconds per card.
Affordable, trusted security
The Datacard SD160 printer offers an ultraviolet ink option to print an invisible layer of covert security. Enhance security further by printing logos, graphics, photos, signature and other information to protect your employees, facilities, and company assets. An optional Kensington® cable lock is available to secure the printer to a work area and includes a rugged metal reinforcement to securely support the Kensington lock where it connects to the printer.
Convenient, eco-friendly supplies
The SD160 printer's all-in-one supplies cartridge includes a ribbon, cleaning roller, and cleaning roller for simplified ordering. Supplies are made with biodegradable supply cores and recyclable enclosure plastics, ensuring a lower cost per card.
Optional magnetic stripe encoding
The SD160 printer allows for encoding of magnetic stripe cards with the ISO standard.
Datacard SD160 Card Printer Specifications
|Printing Capability||Single-sided printing|
|Printing Speeds (sec/card)||7.2 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
24 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
14 seconds (Rewritable printing)
|Input Hopper Capacity||100|
|Output Hopper Capacity||25|
|Card Sizes Accepted||CR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)|
|Card Thickness Accepted||10-37 mil|
|Print Resolution DPI||300 DPI|
|Software Drivers||Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32- & 64-bit)
Windows 10 (32- & 64-bit)
|Warranty||24 months on printer and printhead|
|Weight & Dimensions||8.1 lbs (3.7 kg), 15.4'' x 6.9'' x 8.8'' (391mm x 175mm x 224mm)|
|Printer Includes||Printer Driver CD
Quick Install Guide and Warranty
Cleaning roller spindle
|Printer Options||Encoding -
Extended 100-card output hopper
Extended warranties through ID Wholesaler
|Prop 65 Warning||
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer & birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov