Launch Your ID Card Program — Quickly, Simply and Affordably
The Datacard® SD160™ card printer delivers the perfect mix of affordability, security and simplicity to get your ID card issuance program started. An extension of our proven Datacard® SD Series, this economical ID card printer provides the right combination of technologies you need to efficiently print high quality cards for less.
Affordable cost, long-term value
The smart choice for producing a wide variety of high quality photo ID cards or badges at a lower cost-per-card, this unique, economical system can be scaled up as your needs and requirements grow.
Our enhanced technology platform offers absolute dependability, backed by our 24-month warranty. Print and personalize outstanding color and monochrome cards with high quality, full-color or single-color photos, graphics and text.
Unlike comparably priced card printers, this system includes a UV ink options that prints an invisible layer of covert security. Add more layers of security by printing logos, graphics, photos, signature and other information to protect your people, places and processes.
- One-sided (simplex) card printing
- Color, monochrome and rewritable printing*
- Reloadable supply cartridges with drop-in cleaning roller
- Automatic 100-card input hopper and 25-card output hopper standard with optional 200-card input hopper and 100-card output hopper
- SDK support for third-party application development
- Intuitive LCD panel with soft-touch controls
- Standard USB connectivity
- Low yield print ribbons: YMCKT, 250 image; ymcKT, 650 image; UV ribbon option: YMCKFT, 300 image
|Print technology||Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer|
|Print capabilities||One-sided, edge-to-edge 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)|
|Weight||8.1 lbs (3.7 kg)|
|Connectivity||Bidirectional USB 2.0|
|Warranties||24-month standard depot warranty; 24-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions);
Full warranty details can be found in the printer documentation kit
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*Print speeds will vary depending on ribbon type used and image being printed