An extension of the proven Datacard SD Series, the affordable and efficient Datacard SD160 card printer offers the right combination of technologies to meet a wide range of application requirements. Direct-to-card (DTC) printing technologies provide the versatility to reliably produce attractive cards with high quality, full-color or single-color photos, graphics and text.  Featuring rewritable printing, inline magnetic stripe encoding, a unique ultraviolet (UV) printing security feature and intuitive operation, the SD160 card printer provides security and simplicity while protecting your bottom line.

Launch Your ID card program with the right mix of affordability, security and simplicity
Get one reliable system for producing full-color or monochrome cards, plus magnetic stripe encoding
Add an invisible layer of covert security with a UV ink ribbon option
Expect intuitive operation and less user intervention
Produce a wide variety of high quality photo ID cards or badges


Ultimate Value
With entry-level pricing, the SD160 printer is a smart choice for efficiently producing a variety of high quality cards to get your ID program started.  The SD160 has unique low yield print ribbons that allows you to meet your card printing needs as they arise.

Full Versatility and Flexibility
The SD160 card printer offers full-color or monochrome printing with single-pass efficiency — plus rewritable printing and inline magnetic stripe encoding. Print cards for many types of applications, including  corporate IDs, healthcare IDs, student, visitor or staff badges, and retail, hospitality or loyalty cards.

Less User Intervention
The SD160 printer is simple and intuitive to operate and maintain. Minimal training and an easy installation get you set up and printing quickly.   The intuitive LCD panel with soft-touch controls and an automatic 100-card input hopper and 25-card output hopper come standard with the SD160 card printer to help you be as efficient as possible.

Economical Security

Unlike comparably priced card printers, this system includes a UV ink option that prints an invisible layer of covert security.

Magnetic stripe encoding (ISO and JIS)
Extended 100-card output hopper, 200-card input hopper
Kensington security lock for printer
Printer cleaning supplies
Print ribbon kits

Specifications :

Print technology
Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
Print capabilities      
One-sided, edge-to-edge printing
Rewritable printing
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
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)
8.1 lbs (3.7 kg) (depending on options)
Operating system support for printer driver
Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)
Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)
Included with printer
Printer driver CD, Quick Install Guide and warranty
Free ID Works® Intro identification software
Cleaning swab (5/pk)
Cleaning roller spindle
USB cable
Power supply
Power cord (region-specific)
24-month standard depot warranty
24-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions)

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