Datacard Group, provider of secure ID and card personalisation solutions, has announced the launch of the Datacard CD800 enterprise-class desktop card printer. Designed for a wide variety of industries and applications, including state and local government ID programmes and corporate and student ID applications, the CD800 printer features fast print speeds, reliable operation and high print quality.
"The CD800 card printer can handle enterprise-level demands while still being easy-to-use and affordable," said Kathleen Phillips, head of desktop personalization systems for Datacard Group. "Our experience building systems for high-volume, on-demand card issuance gave us the insight to develop the CD800 printer's industry-leading features." Datacard Group has developed new technology for its desktop card printers including TruePick antijam card handling and TrueMatch colour matching for more vibrant images when using Datacard Certified Supplies. Along with this technology, the CD800 card printer can reproduce fine text and intricate graphics, 2D bar codes and two-byte character sets at the industry's highest resolution: up to 300 x 1200 dots per inch.
The CD800 card printer helps users boost productivity by printing high volumes of cards at the fastest speeds in its class: up to 220 full-colour, one-sided cards per hour or up to 165 two-sided cards per hour. The CD800 printer's modular design lets users add field-upgradable features and encoding technologies to satisfy their unique printing needs today and in the future. The printer has also earned the Energy Star and sets benchmarks for eco-friendly card printing with biodegradable Datacard Certified Supply cores and recyclable printer components and packaging.