Datacard SD160 Direct-to-Card Printer

Highly flexible and versatile — and
packed with performance enhancing
features — the Datacard® SD160™
card printer is the affordable way
to print cards for many types of
applications, including:

• Corporate IDs
• Healthcare IDs
• Student, visitor or staff IDs
• Retail, hospitality and loyalty cards
• Local government IDs
• Visitor IDs

Available Printer Ribbons
& Consumables

Colour Panel Ribbons:

YMCKT full-color ribbon kit with
inline topcoat


ymcKT short panel ribbon kit with
inline topcoat


Monochrome Ribbons:

Monochrome Ribbon Kit, Black HQ

Monochrome Ribbon Kit, White

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The affordable and efficient Entrust SD160 Direct-to-card Printer (formerly Datacard® SD160™ card printer offers direct-to-card (DTC)) printing technologies which provide the versatility to reliably produce attractive cards with high quality, full-color or single-color photos, graphics, and text.

Tech Specs

Entrust SD160 Direct-to-card Printer (formerly Datacard® SD160™ card printer offers direct-to-card (DTC)) 


Print Technology:
Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer


Print Capabilities:
One-sided, edge-to-edge printing
Rewritable printing
Full-color and monochrome printing capability
Alphanumeric text, logos, and digitized signatures; 1D/2D bar code images
Printer pooling/sharing
UV printing


Print Resolution:
300 dots per inch, 256 shades per color panel
High-quality mode: 300 x 600 dots per inch; enhanced text, bar code,
and graphics printing 300 x 1200 dots per inch; enhanced text and bar code


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
Exception slot manual feed: 1-card input


Driver Support:
Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 10® (32 bit and 64)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)
Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)


Included with Printer:
Printer driver CD, Quick Install Guide and warranty
Complimentary TruCredential™ Express identification software
Cleaning swab (5/pk)
Cleaning roller spindle
USB cable
Power supply
Power cord