Entrust Datacard SD260

Advanced technology for superior image quality

New TrueMatch™ printing technology creates vibrant, crisp and clean credentials that are both secure and visually impressive. The SD260 printer lets you produce predictably outstanding images by emulating the sRGB industry standard color space for improved color management.

Intuitive operation simplifies card printing.

There’s no learning curve with the SD260 printer. The printer display panel automatically alerts users when supplies are running low. Installation and printer operations are easy to understand with the helpful documentation tools provided with the XPS Printer Driver installation. The browser-based printer manager makes it easy to control printer settings.

Superior speed and reliability for worry-free printing.

Never worry about jamming again with TruePick™ card handling. You can save work time and increase productivity by experiencing the fastest print speed in its class.

Compact size creates more room on your desktop.

The SD260 card printer fits on any desktop and is ideal for many card printing applications. It is equipped with a 100-card input hopper and 25-card output hopper for easier desktop functions, with the option for single-card feed and extended 100-card output hopper.

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Cleaning Kits
39.1cm (L) x 17.5cm (W) x 22.4cm (H)
3.7kg (depending on options)
Printing Sides:
One-sided and manual dual-sided
Print Space:
Print Method:
Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
300 DPI / 256 shades per colour panel
Print Speed:
200 cards/hour (single-sided YMCKT)
155 card/hour (dual-sided YMCKT-K)
830 cards/hour (single-sided monochrome)
100 cards (auto) and 1 card (manual)
25 cards (auto) and 5 cards (manual)
USB 2.0 high speed and Ethernet 10 Base-T/100-Base-TX (with activity light)
30-month standard depot / 30-month printhead
  • Magnetic Stripe Encoding (ISO and JIS)
  • Smart Card Personalization
  • Extended 100 card output hopper
  • Kensington® security lock for printer
  • Printer cleaning supplies
  • Print ribbon kits
  • ISO 7811 three-track option (high- and low-coercivity)
  • JIS Type II single-track option
  • Support for standard and custom data formats


Entrust Datacard SD/CD Setup and Installation Tutorial


XPS Card Printer Driver Guide
The Card Printer Driver uses Microsoft XPS print technology to support printing from currently available applications. This chapter provides a task overview of what the Card Printer Driver does, and a description of the communication between the Card Printer Driver and the card printer.
5 MB
SD160 & SD260 Series Card Printer User Guide
This manual provides user information for the SD160 and SD260 Card Printers. The manual includes: - An overview of printer components and options, and a description of the system label. - How to use the printer, including how to power the printer on and off, how to use the front panel and LCD menus, card processing basics, how to print a test card, and how to load and replace supplies. - How to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting tasks
811 KB
SD160 & SD260 Installation and Administrators Guide
SD160/SD260 Installation and Administrators Guide (527527-001) This manual contains system administrator information and can be useful when designing, setting up, or implementing a card design program. The guide contains advanced user information including how to use the Printer Manager’s advanced settings.
787 KB
SD160 & SD260 Series Printer Quick Install Guide
Quick Install Guide for printers using the XPS Card Printer Driver.
923 KB
SD Printer Repackaging for Shipment
Repackaging Guide for SD Printers Rev B.
229 KB
SD/CD/CE Series Card Printer XPS Plug-in Guide
This Guide explains how to use Datacard® ID Works® Identification Software, Datacard® IDCentre™ Identification Software, or Datacard® WebID® Identity Information Software with Datacard SD, CD, and CE Series printers
248 KB
Identive CLOUD 4000 F DTC Smart Card PCSC Reference Manual version 1.0
CLOUD 4000 F DTC Dual Interface Smart Card Reader boards reference manual v1.0
1.1 MB
Installations and Administrators Guide (527249-001) Rev C
697 KB
Quick Install Guide (527247-001) Rev D
6.1 MB
Card Printer Driver Guide (527280-001) Rev C
3.1 MB
Driver SDK Programmer's Reference Guide Rev C
611 KB
Users Guide (527248-001) Rev C
893 KB
Entrust Datacard XPS Lock Option
284 KB
Entrust Datacard Output Hopper Option
2.3 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
SCM SCR331DI Dual Interface Smartcard Driver Version 5.31
SCR331DIdrv531.zip - 4 Mar 2011
This is the smartcard driver for the new SCM SCR331-DI Smart Card reader. The previous version of the smartcard driver for the old SCM SCR331-DI Smart Card reader cannot co-exist with the new version. The old version must be deleted before the new version can be installed. Refer to the smartcard manual for installation instructions to install the smartcard driver.
581 KB
Entrust Datacard SD260 Driver V5.0
Windows 8 & 8.1 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows XP with SP3 (32 bit), Windows 2012 R2 Server (64 bit), Windows 2012 Server (64 bit), Windows 2008 R2 Server (64 bit), Windows 2008 Server (64 bit), Windows 2003 R2 Server (32 bit)
36.62 MB
Identive CLOUD 4000 F DTC Smart Card Driver Version 1.01
setup.exe - 31 Jan 2014
Identive CLOUD 4000 F DTC Smart Card Driver Version 1.01.
18.4 MB


SCM SCR331DI Dual Interface Firmware Version 7.43
This is the latest firmware for the newer style SCM SCR331-DI Smart Card reader. SCM's USB Firmware Update Utility is required to download this file to the SCM reader.
32 KB


pcProx Plus Dual Frequency 125 kHz Proximity and 13.56 Contactless Card Reader
The Configuration Utility is used to test and configure the pcProx Plus Dual Frequency 125 kHz Proximity and 13.56 Contactless Card Reader. A user guide is also installed when the program is installed.
6.6 MB
Identive CLOUD 4000 F DTC Smart Card PCSC Diagnostics Tool
setup.exe - 30 Jan 2014
PCSC Diagnostics used to test the Identive CLOUD 4000 F DTC smart card reader.
6.6 MB