Datacard CR805

Create cards that stand out from the crowd with:

  • Pigment ink for brilliant, longlasting images and designs
  • 600 dpi for high definition printing, and to print microtext, bar codes and other elements
  • Over-the-edge printing with retransfer technology to print on multiple card types including technology cards
  • Ability to apply two layers of retransfer film for additional card durability
  • Option for enhanced durability and security by adding an inline lamination module and optional tactile impression module

Datacard CR805 Single Sided Retransfer ID Card Printer

Item#: 512643-001
Retail Price: $4195.00
  • Single sided printing
  • 3-year warranty on printer and limited lifetime warranty on printhead
More Configurations:
512643-004, 512643-002, 512643-005, 512643-007


The Datacard CR805 ID card printer offers great value to organizations looking into printing high-quality ID cards reliably and affordably.

Datacard CR805 Retransfer ID Card Printers fulfill enterprise needs to issue high-resolution and secure badges in a cost-effective way in high volumes. They offer increased capacity and the best print quality.

Datacard CR805 Retransfer ID Card Printers are available in different models to meet all requirements:

  1. Single or dual-sided printing.
  2. Optional encoding capabilities: magnetic stripe, smart cards.
  3. Optional single or dual-sided lamination.

The printer’s main features include:

  1. Single-sided retransfer pigment ink printing (pigment ink provides longer-lasting images, photo-quality imagery, stunning resolution, and extreme precision—and has natural resistance to UV fading and the effects of plasticizers).
  2. Over-the-edge printing.
  3. Print speed: 100 single-sided full color cards per hour (CMYKP); 66 double-sided full color CPH.
  4. 600 dpi (23 dots/mm) continuous tone.
  5. True Color (ICC) printing; Vivid printer colors with higher saturation and contrast.
  6. Prints any design on demand without pre-printed card stock.
  7. Accepted Card Thickness: 0.030 inches to 0.040 inches (0.76 mm to 10.01mm)
  8. Accepted Card Types: PVC to PVC composite, PC, or PET.
  9. Input Hopper Card Capacity: 125 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)
  10. Output Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 25 cards (optional 125-card hopper).
  11. Software Drivers: Windows® XP / Vista™ (32 bit and 64 bit) / Server 2003 and 2008 / Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 (32 bit and 64 bit)/ MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8 / Linux
  12. Interface: USB 2.0 and Ethernet.
  13. Warranty: 3-year on printer and lifetime on printhead.

The Datacard CR805 ID card printer offers optional upgrades to adapt to your needs:

  1. Dual-sided retransfer printing module—add more information to your cards by turning your printer into a dual-sided system.
  2. Enhance durability and security by adding an inline lamination module and optional tactile impression module.
  3. Ability to apply two layers of retransfer film to enhance card durability.
  4. Optional locks to prevent unauthorized printer use.
  5. Magnetic-stripe encoding module—add data to magnetic stripe, proximity, or contactless cards, for access control or secure multi-feature badges.
  6. Smart-card encoding modules (contact/contactless).
  7. iCLASS SE® encoder enables printer to be compatible with the HID secure identity ecosystem.
  8. PC Prox — supports personalization of EMV level 1 compliant cards.
  9. Ethernet with internal print server
  10. A Wi-Fi accessory for Ethernet-enabled printers

The Datacard CR805 ID card printer is a versatile solution that lets you personalize any badge type.

  1. ID cards: print high-quality ID cards for your employees, students or visitors and identify at a glance every person who belongs in your facility.
  2. Access-control badges: keep track of who enters and exits your premises with access control badges to secure your company, school or building.
  3. Time-and-attendance badges: track your employees, visitors or students with one photo ID badge.
  4. Loyalty cards: boost your sales, create value for your existing customers and attract new clients with stunning loyalty cards.
  5. Membership cards: print sharp membership cards to offer special incentives to your customers and facilitate access to your facility. 
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