CD800™ Card Printer

The Datacard® CD800™ card printer efficiently produces great-looking ID cards in less time than any other comparable desktop printer. It’s engineered and built to handle the higher volumes and technical requirements of state and local government, corporate and educational card issuance. When your application demands speed, performance and reliability in a compact and efficient unit, the CD800 card printer is the ideal choice.

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A card production powerhouse fueled by innovation

The CD800 card printer brings the New Look of Leadership to enterprise-class desktop card printers — built for outstanding speed, printing quality, flexibility and reliable performance.
  • Industry-leading print speeds. The CD800 printer dramatically improves your card issuance throughput with printing speeds that rival the fastest card printers in its class.
  • Industry-leading image quality. Reproduce intricate graphics such as state seals and school emblems with the CD800 printer’s enhanced print modes. Resolutions up to 300 x 1200 dpi — an industry first — mean that fine text, 2D bar codes and complex two-byte character sets print sharp and bleed-free. Exclusive TrueMatch™ printing technology delivers vibrant colors that more closely match the colors on your screen.
  • Keep your environmental commitments. The ENERGY STAR® qualified CD800 printer sets benchmarks for eco-friendly card printing with energy-efficient operation, biodegradeable supply cores made with EcoPure® additive and recyclable printer components and packaging.
  • Reliable operation. The CD800 printer withstands the daily demands of enterprise-level card issuance. Industry-exclusive TruePick™ card handling virtually eliminates jams by accurately picking cards, standard or thin, with no adjustments.
  • Best value today and tomorrow. Rest assured that the CD800 printer investment you make now will continue to pay off in the future. Modular design lets you field upgrade your CD800 printers with different encoders and features as your card issuance needs change.
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  • Standard Ethernet port for simple connectivity


Engineered for Earth-friendly performance.