DATACARD®SD260TM CARD PRINTER

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.

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

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
  • 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*); up to 155 cards per hour, two-sided (YMCKT-K*)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • SD260L (long body with smart card): L 21.2 in. x W 6.9 in. x H 8.8 in. (53.9 cm x 17.5 cm x 22.4 cm)
  • SD260S (short body with smart card): L 17.25 in. x W 6.9 in. x H 8.8 in. (53.9 cm x 17.5 cm x 22.4 cm)
  • Weight

  • 8.1 lbs (3.7 kg) (depending on options)
  • SD260L (long body with smart card): 12.0 lbs (5.4 kg) (depending on options)
  • SD260S: 14 lbs (6.4 kg)
  • Connectivity

  • Bidirectional USB 2.0 high speed; Ethernet 10 Base-T/100-Base-TX (with activity light)
  • Warranties

  • 30-month standard depot warranty; 30-month print head warranty (no pass restrictions). Full warranty details can be found in printer documentation kit.
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