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DATACARD SD160 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2DATACARD SD160 Single-Sided Card Printer
  • 3DATACARD TruCredential Express Edition Software (1-User License)
  • 4DATACARD YMCKFT Color Ribbon for SD160 Card Printer

The EZ-ID Card System from DATACARD includes the SD160 Single-Sided Card Printer, a TruCredential Express Edition Software License for Single User, a YMCKFT Color Ribbon for SD160 Card Printer, and a pack of 250 CR-80 White PVC Graphics Cards.

DATACARD SD160 Single-Sided Card Printer

The SD160 Single-Sided Card Printer from DATACARD is a two-sided printer featuring dye sublimation and resin thermal transfer technology to produce 300 dpi ID cards quickly. It works with ID-1 and CR-80 cards and supports edge-to-edge printing. This printer is also capable of single-sided prints in color at a rate of 150 cards per hour and in monochrome at up to 500 cards per hour.

In addition to fast printing, the SD160 features a front LCD panel for viewing the printer's current status. There are also soft-touch controls along the screen for adjusting settings quickly and easily. The SD160 features an automatic 100 card feeder with a 25 card output tray for media handling. This printer also is capable of encoding magnetic stripes on the back of select cards. Additionally, the printer has standard USB 2.0 connectivity.

One-sided, edge-to-edge printing in full color or monochrome
Can print alphanumeric text, logos, and digitized signatures along with a variety of 1D / 2D barcode images
128MB of standard printer memory
Works with PVC cards with a glossy laminate surface from 10-37 mil thick
Front exception card slot available
Utilizes Windows XPS-based technology for high-fidelity printing
LCD panel has printer status messages display and features multiple backlight settings
ID Works Intro identification software included

DATACARD TruCredential Express Edition Software (1-User License)

Quickly and easily create personalized ID cards and credentials with TruCredential Express Edition Software from Datacard. The software licenses a single user to use this entry-level ID card design and printing program, which is developed for small businesses and organizations. TruCredential Express provides basic photo capture and data import, credential designer, and drag-and-drop workflow tools. It can import data from CSV/ASCII files and supports Microsoft Access.

Credential Design

  • Front and back card design, pre-designed card templates
  • Variable/static text field, photo graph field, variable/static graphic field, date field
  • QR code, magnetic stripe code, bar code support


  • Text field, static text field, static graphic field, date field, print count field
  • Auto-sequence field, check box field, list field
  • Text field mask, field option like read only, hidden, mandatory, and searchable

Database & Data Import

  • Import data from ASCII file
  • Text field, Static text field, Static graphic field, date field, print count field

Photo Capture

  • File input, TWAIN, Microsoft Video for Windows

Supported Encoding

  • MiFARE Classic
  • MiFARE DESFire EV1, EV2
  • HID Prox
  • HID iClass
  • Sony FeliCa

Supported Smart Card Reader

  • Identiv
  • DUALi (single-wire)
  • DUALi (two-wire)
  • HID OMNIKEY (two-wire)

DATACARD YMCKFT Color Ribbon for SD160 Card Printer

Produce another 300 printers with your SD160 card printer by picking up this YMCKFT Color Ribbon from DATACARD. It also comes with an adhesive cleaning sleeve and isopropanol cleaning card to make sure your printer is running smoothly when you put in the new ink ribbon.

DATACARD SD160 Single-Sided Card Printer Specs

Supported Card SizesCR-80
Card Thickness10 to 37 mil / 0.25 to 0.94 mm
Encoding OptionsNone
Print SpeedSingle-Sided, Color Monochrome: 150 Cards per Hour (24 Seconds per Card)
Black Monochrome: 500 Cards per Hour (7.2 Seconds per Card)
Maximum Resolution300 dpi
Printing TechnologyDye, Thermal
Printing CapabilityEdge-to-Edge
Card Tray CapacityInput: 100
Output: 25
Duplex PrintingNo
Host Connection InterfaceUSB 2.0
Memory128 MB
Operating System SupportWindows
Operating Temperature60 to 95°F / 15 to 35°C
Operating Humidity20 to 80%
Storage Temperature5 to 140°F / -15 to 60°C
Storage Humidity10 to 90%
AC Input Power100 to 120 VAC, 60 Hz
CertificationsC-Tick, CCC, CE, FCC, IC, Kcc, RoHS, VCCI, WEEE, cUL, as per Manufacturer
Security Lock SupportNone
Dimensions15.4 x 6.9 x 8.8" / 39.1 x 17.5 x 22.4 cm
Weight8.1 lb / 3.7 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight14.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.8 x 15.6 x 11.6"

DATACARD TruCredential Express Edition Software (1-User License) Specs

Delivery MethodDownload
Number of Users Supported1
System Requirements
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7/8.1
Memory Requirement4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Display Resolution Requirement1360 x 768
Supported LanguagesEnglish
Simplified Chinese
Internet Connection RequiredNo

DATACARD YMCKFT Color Ribbon for SD160 Card Printer Specs

Printing TechnologyDye
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5 x 3.1 x 3"
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