Entrust Datacard SD160

An extension of the proven Entrust Datacard SD Series, the affordable and efficient Entrust Datacard SD160TM card printer offers the right combination of technologies to meet a wide range of application requirements. Direct-to-card (DTC) printing technologies provide the versatility to reliably produce attractive cards with high quality, full-color or single-color photos, graphics and text. Featuring rewritable printing, inline magnetic stripe encoding, a unique ultraviolet (UV) printing security feature and intuitive operation, the SD160 card printer provides security and simplicity while protecting your bottom line.

Launch Your ID card program with the right mix of affordability, security and simplicity

Get one reliable system for producing full-color or monochrome cards, plus magnetic stripe encoding

Add an invisible layer of covert security with a UV ink ribbon option

Expect intuitive operation and less user intervention

Produce a wide variety of high quality photo ID cards or badges

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Entrust Datacard Ribbons
Cleaning Kits
39.1cm (L) x 17.5cm (W) x 22.4cm (H)
3.7 kg
Printing Sides:
One-sided printing
Print Mode:
Colour and monochrome
Print Method:
Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
Print Speed:
150 cards/hour (single-sided YMCKT)
500 cards/hour (single-sided monochrome)
100 cards (auto)
25 cards
Ethernet and USB
24-month standard depot / 24-month printerhead


  • Ultimate Value
  • Full Versatility and Flexibility
  • Less User Intervention
  • Economical Security


  • Magnetic stripe encoding (ISO and JIS)
  • Extended 100-card output hopper, 200-card input hopper
  • Kensington security lock for printer
  • Printer cleaning supplies
  • Print ribbon kits


Setup and Installation Tutorial


SD,CD, CR and CE Series Card Printers Windows Driver SDK Programmer's Reference Guide Rev E
527250-003A_SDK.pdf - 28 Oct 2018
Entrust Datacard SD160 Spec Sheet
SD160_Spec_Sheet.pdf - 28 Oct 2018
562 KB
Entrust Datacard SD160 Data Sheet
2.1 MB


Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver v7.4 Software Developers Kit
The Software Development Kit provides codes samples and documentation to software developers for developing Microsoft Windows applications that work with SD, CD, CE and CR series card printers and the version 7.4 XPS card printer driver. Samples are provided as source code and compiled binaries for Visual C++, Visual C#, Visual Basic, and java. Developers who need application control of printing preferences, application control of card movement, or require data from the card must use the SDK. NOTE: The v7.4 SDK requires XPS Card Printer Driver v7.3 or later.
29.2 MB
Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver v7.4 for Microsoft® Windows® operating systems
Windows 10, 32 and 64-bit, Windows 8.1, 32 and 64-bit, Windows 7 SP1, 32 and 64-bit, Windows Server 2016, 64-bit, Windows 2012 R2 Server, 64-bit, Windows 2008 R2 Server, 64-bit
The Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver uses Microsoft XPS print technology to support card production using an SD Series, CD8xx Series, CE840 and CR805 systems. Note: Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 R2 are not supported by the Card Printer Driver and cannot be installed on these operating systems.
29.2 MB