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Datacard® CD815 ID Card Printer with Laminator and Encoding Options

Limited time offer - get a double sided printer for the same price as a single!

Model Number:  CD815

Next level security and durability from Datacard®!

The Datacard® CD815™ ID Card Printer is ideal for companies and organisations requiring high levels of security and durability from their cards.  Featuring innovative, patent-pending technology the CD815™ offers:

  • A tactile impression personalisation feature, allowing you to impress an easily identifiable design onto the card laminate and surface of your card.  There are a range of free designs to choose from or you can design your own for further increased security and brand awareness.
  • Datacard® Durashield™ clear and holographic overlays provide full, edge to edge coverage and are virtually impossible to remove intact.  Providing additional security and four times the durability of basic laminates, you can save money on card reissuance.  Additionally, serialised laminates, let you link each card you print to a specific identity in your database, to help deter counterfeiting.
  • Single-pass printing, encoding and laminating.  Vibrant, high resolution, edge to edge printing, encoding and lamination all in a single pass for greater efficiency.
  • Encoder upgrade options enable encoding of contact and contactless smart cards and magnetic stripes
  • Unique, patent pending, card debow feature flattens the cards after lamination ensuring your cards meet ISO standards for quality


Features and Benefits

  • Print up to 210 cards per hour single-sided
  • Cost-effective security and durability features
  • A unique patent pending card debow feature that flattens cards after lamination
  • Patent pending tactile impression feature that makes cards more secure
  • Standard 100 or optional 200 card input hopper
  • Backlit LCD offers at-a-glance print status
  • Inline card debower flattens cards after lamination
  • Secure storage for rejected cards
  • Quick-change ribbons switch out in seconds
  • Easy access to colour-coded laminating cartridges with easy-to-load supplies
  • Ethernet port for network connectivity

Please note printers are not supplied with a ribbon so don’t forget to add one to your cart.


  Datacard CD815™ ID Card Printer Features and Specifications

  Print technology    Direct-to-card dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer
  Print and  lamination capabilities   One- or two-sided edge-to-edge printing, with standard one-sided and optional two-sided    lamination
  Ultraviolet fluorescent printing
  Full-color and monochrome printing capabilities
  Alphanumeric, text, logos, digitalised signatures, 1D/2D barcode images Printer      pooling/sharing
  Print resolution

  Standard Mode: 300 x 300 dots per inch

  Enhanced Mode: 300 x 600 dots per inch or 300 x 1200 dots per inch

  256 shades per colour panel

  Print, lamination and    tactile impression speed   Up to 210 cards per hour front side YMCK ribbon with front side lamination
  Up to 185 cards per hour front side YMCK-K ribbon, back side K with front side lamination
  Up to 195 cards per hour (one side print and lamination with tactile) YMCK
  Up to 160 cards per hour (two sided printer and lamination with tactile) YMCK K
  Card capacity   Automatic feed: 100-card input and output for 0.030 in. (0.76mm) cards
  Manual feed: 1-card input/exception slot
  Physical specifications   Lamination station 1
  Dimensions: 23.2 in. x 10.6 in. x 20.2 in. (589 mm x 270 mm x 513 mm)
  Lamination station 1 and 2
  Dimensions: 23.2 in. x 10.6 in. x 20.2 in. (589 mm X 270 mm X 513 mm)
  Lamination station 1, 2 and impressor
  Dimensions: 26.6 in. x 10.6 in. x 20.2 in. (675 mm x 270 mm x 513 mm)
  Weight   Lamination station 1: 29.92 lbs (13.6 kg)
  Lamination station 1 and 2: 32.78 lbs (14.9 kg)
  Lamination station 1, 2 and impressor: 36.96 lbs (16.8 kg)
  Connectivity    Bidirectional USB 2.0 high speed; Ethernet 10 Base-T/100-Dase-TX (with activity light)
  Warranties   30 Months Standard Depot Warranty; 30 months printhead warranty (no pass restriction)
  Full warranty details can be found in the printer documentation kit


  SD815™ Printer Options

  Magnetic stripe encoding   Field upgradeable
  ISO 7811 three-track option (high- and low-coercivity)
  JIS Type II single-track option
  Support for standard and custom data formats
  Smart card personalisation

  Factory options:

  Single-wire contact/contactless all-in-one encoder (read/write) for MIFARE, ISO7816,   ISO14443 A/B, ISO15693, ISO FeliCa). DESFire Two-wire contact/contactless all-in-one   encoder (read/write) for MIFARE/DESFire, ISO7816, ISO14443, A/B DUALi Single Wire   Contact/Contactless Encoder, ISO 7816, ISO 14443, Mifare, Desfi re & Felica Field   upgradeable options: Single-wire contact/contactless all-in-one encoder (read/write) for   MIFARE, ISO7816, ISO14443 A/B, ISO15693, ISO FeliCa). DESFire Two-wire   contact/contactless all-in-one encoder (read/write) for MIFARE/DESFire, ISO7816,   ISO14443, A/B iCLASS by HID, read/write encoder or read-only PC Prox by HID, read-only   Third-party OEM smart card option-ready (for contactless readers only – additional encoder   under third party to support contact encoding) DUALi Single Wire Contact/Contactless   Encoder, ISO 7816, ISO 14443, Mifare, Desfi re & Felica

  OpenCard   Factory option only; Supports two sided printing; Full-colour and monochrome printing.  Front exception card slot supported; Supports legacy OpenCard formats; Ethernet or USB
  End-user upgradeable  options   Extended 200-card input hopper; Second laminator; Tactile impression; KL style security lock options




Why Choose ID Card Centre?

At ID Card Centre, we genuinely care about our customers. Whether you're purchasing for the first time or one of our many long-standing clients. When purchasing with us, our guarantees to you are:

•    All in stock orders when placed before 3pm will be shipped the same day.

•    We guarantee 100% satisfaction or your money back.

•    Price match guarantee on all our products.

Still unsure? Contact us today through our live chat or call us on 01604 422 422.

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Our extensive product experience, honest advice and technical support along with our price match promise, low cost and fast delivery options and hassle free returns means we're sure you'll be more than satisfied with the service from ID Card Centre!

Flexible, secure payment options

We offer four secure payment options for all web orders.  

  • All Major Credit and Debit Cards including American Express
  • Bank Transfer
  • Invoice
  • PayPal


Delivery Times for UK

 Delivery Times for Europe

Delivery Times for Asia 

Delivery Times for USA and the Rest of the World 

UPS Standard

Next business day Flat rate of £6.50 + VAT per web order, free on orders over £150 

2 - 3 business days from despatch

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UPS (Express) Saver

Next business day by 12pm

Next business day delivery

2 - 5 business days from despatch

1 - 2 business days from despatch

UPS Express

Next business day by 10.30am

Next business day by 12pm

2 - 4 business days by 12pm

1 - 2 business days by 12pm

UPS (Worldwide)   Express Plus 

Next business day by 9am

Next business day by 9am

2 - 4 business days by 9am

1 - 2 business days by 9am

Shipping amounts for all UPS services other than our Standard Flat Rate shipping are calculated on weight and volume at the checkout.

If you need same day or weekend delivery we may be able to arrange this so please contact us before placing your order.


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ID Card Printers
Printer Manufacturer Datacard
Print Technology Dye Sublimation,Laminator
Single or Double Sided? Single Sided,Double Sided
Printer Features Ethernet,Field Upgradable,Windows Compatible
Encoding Options Magnetic Stripe Encoder,Contactless Smart Card Encoder,Contact Smart Card Encoder,MIFARE Encoder
Print Volume 3 High (over 10k cards per year)
Printer Type Purchase
ID Card Centre Authorised Reseller

Datacard CD815 ID Card Printer with Laminator and Encoding Options - FREE Double Sided Printer Upgrade

  • Brand: Datacard
  • Product Code: CD815
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  • Availability: In Stock
  • £995.00

  • Inc Tax: £1,194.00

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Datacard CD815



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