_Datacard - SD260
Card Printer

The Datacard SD260 is a single sided card printer packed with industry-leading innovations that make desktop ID card printing simple and economical. This printer is ideal for small to medium sized businesses, schools, hospitals, fitness clubs and anyone who prints ID cards as part of their busy workday.

The printer offers a unique combination of productive print speed, high image quality and simple operation. It can personalize up to 160 full-color cards or up to 750 single-color cards per hour. Plus the anti-jam card handling accurately picks cards, standard and thin, with no adjustments, ensuring more cards are printed in less time.


  • One-sided, edge-to-edge printing
  • Full-color and monchrome printing capability
  • Alphanumeric text, logos and digitized signatures; 1D/2D barcode images
  • 300 dpi printing
  • LCD Status Display
  • Reloadable supply cartridges with drop-in cleaning roller
  • Easy card loading in 100 Card Input Hopper or manual two-side printing
  • 25-card output hopper standard with optional 100-card output hopper
  • Optional Smart Card and Magnetic Stripe Encoding
  • Optional KensingtonŽ security lock for printer
  • USB & Ethernet interfaces standard
  • Datacard IDWorks Intro Software
  • 30-month standard depot warranty
  • 30-month printhead warranty


Physical Characteristics
Dimensions175 (w) x 391 (d) x 224 (h) mm
(With smart card 175 (w) x 539 (d) x 224 (h) mm)
Weightapprox 3.7 Kg
(with smart card approx 5.4 Kg)
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature15 to 35°C
Storage Temperature-15 to 60°C
Operating Humidity20 to 80% non-condensing
Storage Humidity10 to 90% non-condensing
Printer Characteristics
Print methodThermal Transfer
Copy capacityOne Original, Edge to Edge
Card Specifications
TypeAll PVC and Composite PVC Cards
Media FormatISO CR-80 - 7810 (53.98 x 85.6 mm)
Thickness0.254 mm to 0.939 mm
In Hopper CapacityUpto 100 Cards
Out Hopper CapacityUpto 25 Cards
(Upto 100 cards with optional output Hopper)
StandardUSB & Ethernet
Print speed
Colour200 Cards/hour
Mono830 Cards/hour
Dots Per Inch300
Input220 - 240V/AC 50/60Hz
DriversWindows 7 (32 and 64 bit)Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit)Windows ServerŽ 2008 (64 bit)Windows XP SP3 (32 bit)Windows Server 2003 R2 (32 bit)Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certifed
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Datacard SD260 Card Printer
D535500-001 SD260 SD260 Printer, Simplex, Manual Feed Input Hopper (H0) $2,315.50 B
D535500-002 SD260 SD260 Printer, Simplex, 100-Card Input Hopper (H1) $2,374.90 B
D535500-003 SD260 SD260 Printer, Simplex, ISO Magnetic Stripe, Manual Feed Input Hopper (H0.M1) $2,907.30 B
D535500-004 SD260 SD260 Printer, Simplex, ISO Magnetic Stripe, 100-Card Input Hopper (H1.M1) $2,967.80 B
D535501-006 SD260 SD260L Printer, Simplex, Dual Contact/Contactless Reader, 100-Card Input Hopper (H1.S2) $3,567.30 B
[B] Printer Options
Upgrade Kits (To be purchased with Printer)
D503473-001 SD260 Upgrade Kit, 100 Card Output Hopper Base (SD) $596.20 B
D503349-001 SD260 Uprade Kit, ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoder $596.20 B
D503349-002 SD260 Upgrade Kit, JIS Magnetic Stripe Encoder $596.20 B
Other Options
D546263-001 SD260 Kensington table lock with cable (with reinforcement plate) $182.60 B
[C] Consumables
Ribbons (Others available on request)
D534000-002 #ERROR! $154.00 A
D534000-003 #ERROR! $280.50 A
D532000-052 Graphics Monochrome Ribbon Kit, Black HQ (high quality) (500) $35.20 A
D101-003-010 ID Card - Blank White (no Mag Stripe) (500) $128.70 A
D101-003-597 ID Card - Blank White Mag Strip (Lo Co) (500) $174.90 A
D101-003-798 IDC-MH ID Card - Blank White Mag Strip (Hi Co) (500) $192.50 A
D101-004-548 IDC-MH ID Card - White - Blank with Signature Panel (500) $192.50 A
[D] Accessories
[E] Software
D571920-021 IDCentre Silver V6.5 Upgrade from IDworks $924.00 B
D571920-019 IDCentre Bronze V6.5 Upgrade from IDworks $310.20 B