Direct-To-Card Printers | Cardsplus


Direct to Card Printers better known as “dye sublimation printers” are the most popular of plastic card printers. The printing process consists of a thermal transfer which deposits coloured dye pigments from the ribbon onto the surface of the PVC card. Your result a perfectly printed CYMK colour card with a slight white border around the edge of the card. Direct-to-card printers will give you faster print speeds including lower costs per card.


Key Features:

  • Single to dual sided Field Upgradable
  • Encoding options Field Upgradable
  • Dual hopper option – Additional 100 cards
  • WiFi option
  • YMCKO 17 seconds

The Javelin DNA series is our new generation of streamlined desktop card printers. These compact and powerful models are user friendly and delivers outstanding performance with built-in input hoppers, output stackers and all the added options for your personalization needs. The Javelin DNA series offers an all in one solution with high quality colour or monochrome printing for single sided to dual sided field upgrade option.


Key Features:

  • 36 months standard depot warranty
  • Printer Dashboard
  • Single or Dual sided printers available
  • Ensure your data is safe from intruders with encryption technology, TPM Module, and Secure Boot

Sigma DS1 & DS2 Printers: The next generation of direct-to-card printing Entrust Sigma ID Card Printers are specifically designed for today’s cloud environments and give you the ability to easily issue secure identities. Sigma Printer range are ideal for small- to medium sized businesses.

Sigma DS3 Direct-to-Card Printer with Card Lamination Module

Key Features:

  • 36 months standard depot warranty
  • Print anytime, anywhere with your mobile device (iOS, Android, Windows)
  • Intuitive printer dashboard lets you see printer status, order supplies, check cleaning status, update firmware, or contact help

Customer data is encrypted and is not stored in the printer after printing is complete
Security features added to cards protect from tampering and counterfeiting: – UV printing – Holographic laminates – Luster printing – Tactile impression


Key Features:

  • Built-in dual-side printing can be activated with the simple use of an RFID tag making after-purchase upgrades virtually effortless.
  • Earth friendly – GreenCircle® Certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons.
  • Card lamination module for applying overlaminates to produce highly secure and durable cards.
  • Custom watermark overlay and resin scramble data protection
    • Built-in Ethernet and USB connection for centralized or remote ID card issuance

The DTC1500 offers the convenience and lower cost of high-capacity consumables along with a comprehensive feature set and innovative, easy-to-implement security elements – enabling organizations to routinely issue highly secure cards and IDs at a fraction of the cost without sacrificing quality.


Key Features:

  • Additional Data Protection – Secure data sent to printer with AES-256 decryption
  • Inline card printing and technology card encoding with a single connection using USB or optional Ethernet or Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Built-in Swift ID™ badging application enables you to create ID badges in seconds without having to install any additional software


Designed for small-to-medium businesses, the DTC1250e provides maximum efficiency in a sleek, user-friendly design. This printer is virtually maintenance-free and prints full-colour, plastic ID and technology cards on a budget.