DATACARD® SD260 with ISO Magnetic Stripe

Select Art.No.: 535500-004
SD260 Printer, Simplex, ISO Magnetic Stripe, 100-Card Input Hopper
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The Datacard® SD260 card printer puts value right on your desktop. Save time and increase workday efficiency with this best-in-class card printer, ideal for many ID card issuance and badging applications.


  • Produce vibrant and crisp images with TrueMatch™ technology
  • Experience extreme reliability with TruePick™ card handling
  • Support your environmental commitments with Earth-friendly features
  • Increase productivity with speeds that are over 33% faster than competitive printers in the same class



Print technology                                                   

Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer

Print capabilities                                                   

One-sided, edge-to-edge printing; manual two-sided printing

Full-color and monochrome printing capability

Alphanumeric text, logos and digitized signatures; 1D/2D bar code images

Printer pooling/sharing (available soon)

Print resolution                                                     

300 dots per inch, 256 shades per color panel

Print speed                                                            

Full-color printing: up to 200 cards per hour, one-sided (YMCKT)

Monochrome: up to 830 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

Manual feed: 1-card input; 5-card output for 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) cards

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)


8.1 lbs (3.7 kg) (depending on options)

Operating system support for printer driver

Windows® 7 / Windows Vista® (32 and 64 bit)

Windows Server® 2008 (64 bit)

Windows XP SP3 / Windows Server 2003 R2 (32 bit)

Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certified

Environment/energy-saving features

Biodegradable supply cores made with EcoPure® additive

Recyclable enclosure plastics (marked with recycle symbol per Resin Identification Code)

Recyclable packaging

Included with printer

Printer driver CD, Quick Install Guide and warranty

Free ID Works® Intro identification software

Cleaning pen

Cleaning roller spindle

USB cable

Power supply

Power cord (region-specific)

 ISO Magnetic Stripe


30-month standard depot warranty

30-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions)