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Datacard SP55 Plus Card Printer

Datacard
Manufacturer Code: 573579-003 by Datacard
Item Code: 320-8307

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Please see the Datacard SD360 as an alternative

The Datacard SP55 card printer is available in single sided or duplex mode and prints up to 180 full colour cards per hour (single-sided) or up to 115 cards per hour (double-sided). Monochrome printing: Up to 700 cards per hour (single-sided); up to 300 cards per hour (double-sided). Smart card, magnetic stripe, bar code and proximity options make it easy to create multi-technology IDs.

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Orders placed Monday to Friday before 3 p.m. will dispatch the same day.
Orders placed after 3 p.m. will ship the next working day.
If after 3 p.m. and the goods are urgent, please contact us and we'll try our best to help.
Deliveries are subject to stock availability and credit control.
Next day delivery is not available on personalised products - please see the indicated lead times for these products.

  • Free Express Courier Next Business Day
    Free delivery on orders over £150 (ex. VAT)- UK mainland only.
    For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.
  • Standard Express Courier
    £9.50 - UK mainland, next business day.
    For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.
  • Pre 10:30 Next Business Day
    £37.50 - UK mainland only.
  • Saturday Delivery
    Please contact us
  • Same Day Delivery
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  • Collection From North London Office
    Collections by appointment only, please contact us.
  • International Shipping
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Returns

Please contact us within 14 days of receiving your goods if you wish to return any items and we will arrange collection. All goods must be returned unopened and in a resalable condition. Please note that for personalised such as custom lanyards, preprinted cards or card encodings are non-returnable unless the goods are shown to be faulty. For further details, please see our terms and conditions.

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*** Discontinued *** Please see the Datacard SD360 as an alternative The powerful Datacard SP55 card printer offers the speed and features to meet your current requirements and the flexibility to keep pace with changes in your card program. We integrated the power and functionality of a professional-grade card printer with the plug-and-play simplicity of a desktop printer. The result is another breakthrough in technology - the Datacard SP55 card printer. This versatile, new printer is advanced enough to meet the demands of high-profile security programs, yet easy and affordable enough for enterprises launching their first card programs. Through its speed it offers university applications with fast print speeds and quick throughput for student IDs. Versatility for secure ID and consumer marketing programs - The Datacard SP55 card printer delivers high-quality photo IDs that elevate security programs to entirely new levels. Smart card, magnetic stripe, bar code and proximity options make it easy to create multi-technology IDs that provide authorised users with secure access to facilities, networks and other privileges. For consumer marketers, this new printer serves as a powerful platform for highly profitable loyalty programs. In addition, the SP55 card printer has an Ethernet port option for easy networking. Intelligent features and a flexible design - The design of the Datacard SP55 card printer is based on more than 10 years of market experience, and it anticipates the emerging needs of your card program. The SP55 printer offers the quality, speed and reliability to meet the needs of your card program. Possible applications include:
  • Education
  • Access control
  • Event badging
  • Casino
  • Local Government
  • Leisure
Features
  • Edge-to-edge printing
  • Full-colour printing: Up to 180 cards per hour (one-sided); up to 115 cards per hour (two-sided)
  • Monochrome printing: Up to 700 cards per hour (one-sided); up to 300 cards per hour (two-sided)
  • 100-card, front-facing input hopper: 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) card thickness
  • 40-card, front-facing output hopper: 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) card thickness
  • Microsoft Windows Me, 2000 and XP operating system printer driver (Windows NT operating system printer driver with Ethernet option)
  • Printer pooling (Windows 2000 and XP)
  • USB cable connection
  • Datacard Smart Driver™ printer driver
  • Automatic Card feed
  • Datacard Certified Supplies with enhanced features
    • Advanced Imaging Technology
    • Ribbon identification and validation
    • Printer settings and offsets
    • Ribbon low warning
  • Operator-replaceable printhead
  • Continuous cleaning roller
Options
  • Single-sided or double-sided printing
  • Magnetic stripe encoding
    • IAT or NTT
    • Dual high- and low-coercivity
    • Tracks 1, 2 and 3
  • Smart card personalisation
    • Contact Gemplus GemPC USB
    • Contactless Gemplus GemEasyLink 680 SL
    • Combination Contact GemPC USB and Contactless GemEasyLink 680 SL
    • Contact station
    • HID compatible Prox reader (read only)
  • 200 card input hopper
  • Lockable input tray-Kensington Security Slot
  • Printer security lock
  • StickiCard™ adhesive-backed plastic cards
  • Soft-sided carrying case
Specifications
  • Physical Dimensions:
    • 21. 5 in. x 7.8 in. x 9.5 in. (546 mm x 198 mm x 241 mm) with 100 input hopper
  • 21. 5 in. x 7.8 in. x 11.9 in. (546 mm x 198 mm x 302 mm) with 200 input hopper
  • Weight: less than 11.5 lbs. (5.3 kg) without supplies
  • Print capabilities:
    • Edge-to-edge printing
    • Continuous-tone, full-colour or black-and-white photos
    • Alphanumeric text, logos, digitised signatures
    • Variety of bar codes
    • Background patterns
  • Print resolution: 300 dpi
  • Throughput:
    • Full-colour printing: up to 180 cards per hour (one-sided); up to 115 cards per hour (two-sided)
    • One-colour printing: up to 700 cards per hour (one-sided); up to 300 cards per hour (two-sided)
  • Shade count: 256 shades
  • Communications: Bi-directional USB and 10 Base-T Ethernet
  • Plastic cards accepted:
    • Size: 3.375 in. x 2.125 in. (85.7 mm x 54.0 mm)
    • Type: PVC with glossy laminate surface; other core materials with PVC overlaminates optional
    • Thickness:
      • 0.009 in. to 0.055 in. (0 .2286 mm to 1.397 mm) can pass through all options
      • 0.018 in. to 0.040 in. (0.508 mm to 1.016 mm) for magnetic stripe card options
      • 0.027 in. to 0.040 in. (0.6858 mm to 1.016 mm) for contacted smart card options
      • 0.027 in. to 0.040 in. (0.6858 mm to 1.016 mm) for contactless smart card options
  • Resident memory: 16 MB
  • Supplies:
    • Datacard proprietary print ribbons
    • YMCKT (three colours, true black and topcoat)
    • YMCKT-KT (three colours, true black and topcoat)
    • KT (true black with topcoat)
    • K (true black)
    • Various other colours
  • Electrical requirements:
    • 100/120V, 50/60 Hz
    • 220/240V, 50/60 Hz
  • Operating Environment:
    • 60°F to 95°F (15°C to 35°C)
    • 20% to 80% non-condensing humidity
  • Storage Environment:
    • 5°F to 140°F (-15°C to 60°C)
    • 10% to 90% non-condensing humidity

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU 320-8307
Manufacturer Code 573579-003
Manufacturer Datacard