Datacard SD-260 Card Printer Simplex, Manual Feed Input Hopper 535500-001
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Datacard SD-260 Card Printer Simplex, Manual Feed Input Hopper 535500-001

Datacard SD-260 Card Printer Simplex, Manual Feed Input Hopper 535500-001
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Datacard SD-260 Card Printer  Simplex, Manual Feed Input Hopper 535500-001 

The Datacard SD260 single-sided card printer is packed with industry-leading innovations that make desktop ID card printing simple and economical. The SD260 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. With its competitive features and price, the SD260 is a great value. 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.

Printer Key Features

  • LCD screen and an ergonomically designed ribbon cartridge including a drop-in cleaning roller.
  • Built in Ethernet and USB ports.
  • New TrueMatch? printing technolgy uses the latest Microsoft® XPS-based technolgies to increase speed and quality printing.
  • TruePick? card handling accurately picks cards every time with no adjustment.
  • ENERGYSTAR® qualified, biodegradable supply cores, recyclable materials and power-down button for responsible printing .

Printer Specifications

Print Method

Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer


300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone


Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel

Print Ribbon Options

Full-color with resin black and topcoat panel,
YMCKT*, 250 images
Full-color with resin black and topcoat panel,
YMCKT*, 500 images
Full-color short panel with resin black and topcoat
panel, ymcKT*, 650 images
Resin black and topcoat panel, KT*, 1000 images
Resin black, dark blue, white, red, green, silver, gold,
Metallic silver, metallic gold, 1500 images
New, improved scratch-off, 1500 images

Print Speed**

4.2 seconds per card (K*); 18 seconds per card (YMCKT*)

Accepted Standard Cards

ISO ID-1/CR-80 size cards
3.370 in. x 2.125 in. (85.6 mm x 53.98 mm)
PVC with glossy laminate surface
Select key fob cards (ISO ID-1/CR-80 size cards)
Datacard® StickiCard? adhesive-backed plastic cards

Print Area

CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36?L x 2.11?W / 85.3mmL x 53.7mmW);

Input Hopper Card Capacity

100 cards (.030? / .762mm)

Output Hopper Card Capacity

Up to 25 cards (.030? / .762mm)

Card Thickness

0.010 in. to 0.037 in. (0.254 mm to 0.939 mm)


128 MB standard

Software Drivers

Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows Vista® (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 2008 Server (32 and 64 bit)
Windows XP SP3 (32 bit)
Windows 2003 Server R2 (32 bit)
Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs
(WHQL) certifi ed



Bidirectional USB 2.0
Ethernet 10 Base-T/100-Base-TX (with activity light)

Operating Temperature

60?F to 95?F (15?C to 35?C)



20% to 80% non-condensing humidity


L 15.4 in. x W 6.7 in. x H 8.7 in.
(39.0 cm x 17.0 cm x 22.1 cm)


10.0 lbs (4.6 kg) (depending on options)

Agency Listings

cULus, FCC, I.C., CE, Ctick, VCCI, RoHS, WEEE,

Supply Voltage

100/120V, 50/60 Hz
220/240V, 50/60 Hz

Supply Frequency

50 Hz / 60 Hz


30-month standard depot warranty
30-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions)