If you’re tasked with creating professional looking ID cards and badges on a budget – and want to lessen your environmental impact – consider the new Datacard SD260 Card Printer.

It’s the first ID card printer built to be easy on the environment – and it’s a perfect choice for K-12 schools, libraries, clubs, gyms, shops, and other organizations that need an economical, full-color small batch ID printer.

If you need a double-sided, medium batch printer, check out the Datacard SD360 card printer.Datacard's Eco-friendly SD260 ID Card Printer

Affordable, Easy to Use, & Eco-Friendly

Datacard’s new SD260 ID Card Printer:

  • Earth friendly
  • Easy to operate
  • Outstanding image quality
  • Fast print speeds
  • Small enough to fit anywhere

Wth an ENERGY STAR®rating, EcoPure® biodegradable supply cores, recyclable packaging, and power-down button – Datacard’s affordable, easy-to-use SD260 printer sets new benchmarks for environmentally responsible card printing.

The Datacard SD260 offers all the features a smaller organization needs – full color, single-sided card printing; small batch printing (<100 cards/session); and optional magnetic card encoding for standard-level card security.

Plus there’s no learning curve with the Datacard SD260 ID printer.

  • Intuitive icons guide you through the soft-touch control panel and LCD screen.
  • The printer display panel automatically alerts you when supplies are running low.
  • Cards and supplies are easy to load, and the ergonomically designed ribbon cartridge includes a drop-in cleaning roller.
  • The browser-based printer manager makes it easy to control printer settings. 
  • Built-in Ethernet and USB ports help you integrate the SD260 printer into just about any application or IT environment.

Optional Starter Kits Create a Complete ID System

The Datacard SD260 ID card printer is also available as a complete ID system, with the addition of basic or complete starter kits:

  • Basic Starter Kit (Color Ribbon 300 Cards)
  • Complete Starter Kit (includes Basic Kit Card Software Webcam)


If you need additional help choosing the best ID card printer for your organization’s needs, call our ID experts at 877-868-0012 or sales@idcardgroup.com. We’ll make it easy for you!

You can also check out our helpful how-to series on choosing an ID Card printer:

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