IMAGINE WHAT IT COULD DO
FOR YOUR ENTERPRISE
Truly great products shatter limitations.
They redefine your expectations,
force you to think bigger and
empower you to achieve more.
The new Datacard® SP55 card
printer is a truly exceptional
product.Take a closer look
and imagine what it could do
for your enterprise.
Infuse great energy
into your card program
Choosing the right printer is critical
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.
For the security-minded, this versatile printer delivers
photo IDs that elevate enterprise security to entirely
new levels. You can easily create multi-technology
IDs that provide authorized users with secure access
to facilities, networks and other privileges.
For consumer marketers, the Datacard SP55 card
printer empowers highly profitable loyalty programs.
Loyalty and membership cards work. They drive
consumers to your business. And there is no better
way to produce them than with this revolutionary
new printer.
Innovations like this make Datacard a clear world
leader in secure identity solutions. Put the power of
the leading ID solution provider to work for you.
Choose the new Datacard SP55 card printer.
High-impact solution
for a variety of markets
EXPLORE NEW POSSIBILITIES
High-quality cards can strengthen security,
increase profits, reduce costs, attract customers
and enhance your image. Producing quality cards
is easier and more cost-effective than ever —
with the new Datacard SP55 card printer.
A perfect platform for
security, loyalty and revenue generation
The design of the new Datacard SP55 card printer
reflects more than a decade of hands-on experience in
the world’s most successful card programs. While the
image quality and 180 color card-per-hour speed of
the printer are impressive, its engineering fine points
— such as quick-loading smart supplies, extra-large
card hoppers and built-in Ethernet connectivity —
make the Datacard SP55 card printer the solution of
choice in almost every application.
Corporate ID and access control
Issue highly secure name-and-photo IDs — or add
your choice of smart card, magnetic stripe, bar code
and proximity technologies for compatibility with
access controls and other automated systems.
SUPERIOR IMAGE QUALITY
Advanced Imaging Technology™ delivers crisper,
sharper images and industry-leading card quality.
Student and staff IDs
The Datacard SP55 card printer empowers schools,
colleges and universities to control costs with
efficient operation, as well as handle peak periods
with speeds of 180 cards per hour.
Retail loyalty programs
Drive revenue and increase customer spending with
loyalty programs and gift card sales. Our quiet, fast
and easy-to-use printer lets you execute card
programs without adding staff or dramatically
increasing costs. Magnetic stripe, bar code and smart
card options are ideal for points programs.
Smart cards/Proximity cards
Issue personalized smart cards
(contact or contactless) for
e-purse schemes, identity
programs and other applications.
Patient and staff IDs
A strong patient and staff ID program, powered by
the new Datacard SP55 card printer, can help you cut
costs and create a secure environment. Smart card,
magnetic stripe and bar code options provide
platforms for privacy, automation and cost reduction.
A built-in Ethernet capability lets you locate printers
anywhere on your network.
Resorts, hotels and casinos
Want to make guests feel like they belong? The
Datacard SP55 card printer lets you personalize
high-quality, multipurpose guest or VIP cards —
to increase loyalty, spending and profits.
Duplex printing
Print high-quality images,
text, bar codes and
graphics on one or both
sides of a card.
Advanced Imaging Technology™
Optimized print ribbons and
user-adjustable image controls
give you sharp one- or full-color
imaging across an entire card.
Bar codes and magnetic stripes
Choose the machine-readable
technologies that fit with your
access controls and other
automated systems.
Photos, graphics and signatures
Create superb cards with
brilliant color, lifelike photos and
other crisp, sharp graphics.
A card printer beyond its peers
Every advanced feature of the Datacard SP55 card printer contributes directly to the success of your card
program. These key features ensure simplicity, speed and superior quality for every job.
Edge-to-edge printing
High-quality, edge-to-edge printing delivers more
attractive cards and a more professional look.
Compact, lightweight design
The sleek design allows the Datacard SP55 card
printer to work effectively in small work areas.
Simplex and duplex printing
You can configure the printer for one- or two-sided
printing, depending upon your card design.
Proximity, magnetic stripe and smart card
Choose any combination of proximity, magnetic
stripe or smart card technology for access control
and other automated systems. Each of these
machine-readable technologies can be quickly added
to the printer as your needs change.
Extra-large card hoppers
Choose 100- or 200-card input hoppers for nonstop
productivity. A 40-card output hopper keeps
operations moving without card unloading delays.
180 color cards per hour
Uptime, simplicity and consistent image quality, plus
the raw speed of the printer, contribute to unmatched
throughput.
Optional locks for input tray
You can configure the system with special locks that
protect card stock. Additional locks allow you to
secure the printer to a work surface.
Large, quick-change ribbons
Datacard® Certified Supplies with RF technology
provide real value-add features, such as “ribbon
auto save” which enables consumers to increase
productivity while lowering the cost per card.
Built-in Ethernet connectivity
Simply plug it into your network and print cards
anywhere with built-in Ethernet capabilities. A great
feature for large, multifaceted organizations, such as
hospitals, corporations, colleges and universities.
COMPLETE SOLUTIONS
The Datacard SP55 card printer offers seamless compatibility
with Datacard® identification software and capture solutions
to create powerful photo ID systems. We offer software and
capture products for every card program and every budget.
WHAT MAKES THE
DATACARD SP55
CARD PRINTER BETTER?
We merged the power and capabilities of a
professional-grade card printer with the
compact simplicity of a desktop printer.
The result is a card printer like no other —
advanced enough for complex security
programs, simple and affordable enough for
businesses launching their first card program.
Expert service through planning, implementation
and maintenance
Datacard is committed to providing outstanding support for all its
solutions, no matter where they are installed around the globe. Our
network of service specialists provides support in more than 120
countries worldwide. Our comprehensive professional service
offerings include smart card planning and consulting, integration
and customization, card issuance, program management,
implementation planning, onsite installation, software support and
training. These offerings extend beyond traditional hardware
services to provide complete turnkey services for our customers.
Your best choice for supplies
Protect your investment in Datacard® solutions by only using
Datacard® Certified Supplies. You can count on Datacard for all of
your supplies needs. We engineer superior performance and
reliability into every system-matched supply item we offer. For you,
that means smooth printing, brilliant image quality, high security
and exceptional performance. Worldwide representation creates a
fast, direct connection with the supplies and support you need,
when and where you need them.
To learn more
To learn more about the Datacard® SP55 card printer, please
contact your authorized Datacard representative or visit us at
www.datacard.com.
Datacard is a registered trademark and service mark of DataCard Corporation.
Advanced Imaging Technology is a trademark of DataCard Corporation.
Names and logos on sample cards are fictitious. Any similarity to actual names,
trademarks or tradenames is coincidental.
© 2003 DataCard Corporation. All rights reserved.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
Printed in U.S.A.
3MM-2005