The best card issuance value on anyone’s desktop

July 2020

There is nothing entry-level about the Datacard® SD260 card printer. It is packed with industry-leading innovations that make desktop ID card printing simple and economical. The SD260 printer is ideal for anyone who prints ID cards as part of their busy workday. With its competitive features and price, the SD260 printer is a great value. But its real value is that we thought of everything, so you will worry about nothing.

Dozens of great innovations in one great card printer family

• Easy operation that anyone can master. Intuitive icons guide you through the soft-touch control panel and LCD screen. Cards and supplies are easy to load, and the ergonomically designed ribbon cartridge includes a drop-in cleaning roller.

• Superb image quality for high-impact IDs. TrueMatchTM printing technology ensures vibrant colors and crisp, clean printing results. The high-fidelity printer driver uses the latest Microsoft® XPS-based technologies to dramatically improve speed and image quality. Batch after batch, you get consistently great results from the first card to the last.

• Reliable performance and superior speed. TruePickTM card handling accurately picks cards, standard and thin, every time with no adjustments — an industry exclusive. New precise printhead technology increases overall production speeds.

• All the right connections for easy setup. Built-in Ethernet and USB ports, and the browser-based Printer Manager,help you integrate the SD260 printer into just about any application or IT environment.

• Engineered for Earth-friendly performance The SD260 printer earned its ENERGY STAR ® qualifications by consuming far less electricity than its predecessors. With unique features such as biodegradable supply cores, recyclable materials and power-down button, the SD260 printer sets new benchmarks for environmentally responsible card printing.

Technical specifications

Included with a SD260 printer:

  1. Printer Driver CD, Quick Install Guide and Warranty
  2. Cleaning Pen
  3. Cleaning Roller Spindle
  4. USB Cable
  5. Power Supply
  6. Power Cord (Region-specific)

Top Features:

  1. User-friendly operation
  2. Printer messages display on LCD panel
  3. Graphic display on Windows 7 and Windows Vista operating systems
  4. Easy, fast installation
  5. Card remake standards with cancel option
  6. Operator replaceable printhead
  7. Front panel soft power button

Environment/energy saving features:

  1. ENERGY STAR qualified printer
  2. Biodegradable supply care
  3. Recyclable enclosure plastics (marked with recycle symbol per resin identification Code)
  4. Recyclable packaging