Entrust Datacard SD260 ID Card System

Everyday dependability on your desktop

The Entrust SD260 card printer puts value right on your desktop. Save time and increase workday efficiency with this dependable solution for ID card issuance and badging applications.

This versatile system from Entrust Datacard features their powerful SD260 ID card printer, great for producing small batches of full color, single-sided ID cards, badges, and more.

Specifications Sheet


Fastest Issuance

Increase productivity with speeds that are over 33% faster than competitive printers in the same class.

Double your Impact

Create outstanding, dual-sided ID cards that are both visually impressive and easy to produce.

Brighter, Crisper Images

TrueMatch™ printing technology closely matches the colors on your card to the colors on your screen.

Tech Specs

Entrust SD260 Plastic ID Card Printer (formerly SD260 Plastic ID Card Printer)

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)
  • 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 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

  • SD260: L 15.38 in. x W 6.69 in. x H 8.69 in. (39.0 cm x 17.0 cm x 22.1 cm)
  • SD260L: L 21.2 in. x W 6.9 in. x H 8.8 in. (53.9 cm x 17.5 cm x 22.4 cm)
  • SD260S: L 17.56 in x W 6.69 in x H 8.69 in (44.6 cm x 17 cm x 22.1 cm)


  • SD260: 8.1 lbs (3.7 kg) (depending on options)
  • SD260L: 12.0 lbs (5.4 kg) (depending on options)
  • SD260S: 14 lbs (6.4 kg) (depending on options)

Driver Support

  • Windows® 7 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Windows® 8 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Windows® 10 (32 and 64 bit)


  • 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
  • Complimentary TruCredential™ Express identification software
  • Cleaning pen
  • Cleaning roller spindle
  • USB cable
  • Power supply
  • Power cord (region-specific)