Datacard Go Green Upgrade DetailsDatacard printers and desktop supplies are going green! If you have a Datacard SP card printer, you’ll need to download a free firmware update before December 31, 2011 so your printer will continue to work properly with Datacard’s new line of supplies.

Why Do I Need to Update Firmware?

Datacard is phasing out the ribbons its SP Series printers currently use and replacing them with newly-designed, eco-friendly ribbons.

In order for your SP printer to continue working properly with the new supplies, you must download a free firmware update before December 31, 2011.

Will My Current Ribbons Still Work After the Update?

Yes. Once upgraded, the SP printers will be able to use the Go Green ribbons and older ribbons, until the older supplies are exhausted. Older ribbons will not be sold in 2012. New eco-friendly ribbons are available now (Order now and save 10% – see coupon savings below).Datacard ID Card Printers

What Printer Models Require the Firmware Update?

The firmware update affects the following Datacard SP card printers:

  • SP25 and SP25 Plus
  • SP35 and SP35 Plus
  • SP55 and SP55 Plus
  • SP75 and SP75 Plus

How Do I Update My Printer Firmware?

Simply follow the instructions that are provided to you on the Datacard website at You’ll find FAQs and a how-to video that walks you through the update in six easy steps. It only takes a few minutes and it’s free.

Save 10% on Datacard Go Green Ribbons

Stock up now and save 10% on Datacard Go Green ribbons. These eco-friendly ribbons have a blue core that is made with EcoPure additive and is now biodegradable. The new ribbon boxes feature an EcoPure logo.

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