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 tranfer 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:

  • 30-month standard depot warranty
  • USB and Ethernet connectivity are standard features
  • Advanced printer driver; support for third-party application development

Datacard SD260 one-sided and SD360 two-sided card printers are packed with Industry-leading innovations that make desktop ID card printing simple and economical. SD Series printers are ideal for small- to medium sized businesses.


Key Features:

  • 30-month standard depot warranty
  • Tactile impressor for tamper-evident security
  • Inline card debower flattens cards after lamination

As counterfeiting and alteration attempts have grown more sophisticated, so have the card security features that let you easily verify identity and authenticity. The Datacard SD460 card printer delivers everything you need to increase the security and durability of your ID cards.


Key Features:

  • Warranty 24 months carry in
  • WiFi and Ethernet connectivity as an option available
  • Duplex printing upgradable anywhere, anytime
  • Sleek Italian design & engineering with German reliability

The Espresso is a single side desktop ID card printer for projects needing printing only on one side, or you can easily double the printing capacity with the Duplex printing feature. Any Espresso printer can evolve to Duplex anytime, anywhere without the need to install additional hardware components.