Datacard CD800 Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer

Datacard CD800 Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer

Vendor: datacard Item#: 506346 View brochure

Improve relationships with your customers, strengthen customer loyalty and reduce your operating costs

The Datacard® CD800™ card printer with OpenCard format efficiently produces attractive player and VIP cards in less time than comparable desktop printers. Now you can print unique card designs in full color that can significantly enhance your marketing messages — efficiently and affordably. Improve the quality of your overall customer experience with the addition of dynamic, personalized cards.

Strengthen Relationships and improve the customer experience

Build loyalty by better connecting with your customers. With one of the fastest printing speeds in the industry, deliver a new player card in seconds. The printer can also be used to quickly create custom cards for promotions, shows or events. Capture demographic data to improve the effectiveness of your player tracking or loyalty points programs.

Improve efficiency while reducing costs

The CD800 printer with OpenCard format saves you money by reducing the need for pre-printed cards. Use blank stock to create everything from player and VIP cards to room keys, employee badges and more. Print intricate, full-color graphics with resolutions up to 300 x 1200 dpi — an industry first. A productive six-compartment input hopper gives you the flexibility to issue a variety of card types for a wide range of uses in an instant. The CD800 printer with OpenCard format is one of the fastest card printers in its class.

Print technology:

  • Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer

Print capabilities:

  • Two-sided (duplex) edge-to-edge printing
  • Full-color, UV and monochrome printing capability in the same printer
  • Alphanumeric text, logos and digitized signatures; 1D/2D bar code images
  • Printer pooling/sharing

Print resolution:

  • Standard mode: 300 x 300 dots per inch; standard text, bar code and graphics printing
  • High-quality mode: 300 x 600 dots per inch; enhanced text, bar code and graphics printing
  • 300 x 1200 dots per inch; enhanced text and bar code printing
  • 256 shades per color panel

Print speed:

  • Full-color printing: Up to 210 cards per hour printing cards on one side (YMCKT*)
  • Up to 165 cards per hour printing cards on two sides (YMCKT-K*)
  • Monochrome printing: Up to 1,000 cards per hour printing cards on one side (Black HQ*)

Card capacity Automatic feed:

  • 100-card input for 0.030 in. (0.76 mm) cards; 25-card output standard
  • Front exception card slot
  • Separate reject location and holding tray (10-card capacity)
  • Input hopper empty detection,
  • Optional 100 card output hopper

Physical dimensions:

  • L 21.2 in. x W 8.8 in. x H 8.8 in. (53.8 cm x 22.4 cm x 22.4 cm)
  • Six-compartment multi-hopper: L 27.5 in x W 16.5 in. x H 14.5 in. (69.9 cm x 41.9 cm x 36.8 cm)


  • 12.0 lbs (5.4 kg) (depending on options)
  • Six-compartment multi-hopper: 33 lbs (15 kg)


  • Bidirectional USB 2.0 high speed; Ethernet 10 Base-T/100-Base-TX (with activity light)
  • Support for OpenCard data format


  • 36-month standard depot warranty; 36-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions)

Magnetic stripe encoding:

  • ISO 7811 three-track option (high- and low-coercivity); JIS Type II single-track option;
  • Support for standard and custom data formats

CD800 Printer Options

  • Multi-hopper:
    Six-compartment multi-hopper; Six 100-card hoppers, 600-card total capacity
    Two-sided printing: Factory option or field upgradable
  • Laminator:
    Optional laminator for enhanced durability
    Tactile impression can be added for added security

*Ribbon type and number of panels: Y=Yellow, M=Magenta, C=Cyan, K=Black, T=Inline Topcoat; HQ=High Quality