Datacard SP25 Plus ID Card Printer 573608-002

Item#: 573608-002
Manufacturer: DataCard

Retail Price: $2140.00


  • Single-sided direct to card ID card printer.
  • Special features: Supports rewritable cards, single card feed capable, magnetic stripe encoding, and easy to use.
  • Optional upgrades:

Datacard SP25 Plus ID Card Printer 573608-002 Description

The Datacard SP25 Plus (Item #573608-002) is an extremely affordable single-sided with magnetic encoder printer to print full color and monochrome photo IDs. The Datacard SP25 Plus single-sided printer features rewriting capabilities so your organization can reuse ID card that are not needed anymore. The Datacard SP25 Plus is an easy to use a virtually maintenance free photo ID printer. The Datacard SP25 Plus also features easy ribbon loading.

The Datacard SP25 Plus with magnetic encoder (Item #573608-002)is a time sufficient printer and has fast printing times that prints vibrant full color ID cards. The Datcard SP25 Plus single-sided printer has manual card loading to accommodate low volume card printing.

The Datacard SP25 Plus is an ideal printer for:

  • School Ids
  • Bank cards
  • Membership cards
  • Local governments
  • Low security organizations

As the most affordable Id system in the SP Series line, the Datacard SP25 Plus card printer is a smart choice for producing a variety of attractive photo ID cards or badges comfortably within your budget. This simple, flexible printer offers full color and monochrome capabilities as well as rewritable card printing that reduces the time, cost and waste of reissuance.

  • Print regular and reusable cards with one printer.
  • Update schedules, loyalty points and other details.
  • Expect easy operation and maintenance.


Outstanding color picture ID card printing
Convey a professional image on your photo ID cards or badges with one-sided, full-color or single-color dye sublimation printing and edge-to-edge coverage.

Rewritable card printing
Save money with photo ID cards that can be printed, erased and rewritten hundreds of times. These environmentally friendly cards also reduce waste in your ID card program.

Manual card feeding
Accommodate low-volume applications with simple, one-at-a-time card or badge printing.

Easy ribbon loading
Save time and effort with quick change, error free ribbon loading. Card printer ribbon cartridges are reusable to minimize waste.

Datacard SP25 Plus ID Card Printer 573608-002 Specifications

Standard features

Print capabilities:

  • One-sided printing
  • Edge-to-edge continuous-tone, full-color, black-and white printing
  • Edge-to-edge rewritable printing
  • Alphanumeric text, logos and digitized signatures

Variety of bar codes
Background patterns
Printer Pooling
Advanced Imaging Technology

Full-color printing:

  • 30 seconds per card
  • Monochrome (black) printing: 7.2 seconds per card
  • Rewritable printing: 12.4 seconds per card (full card erase and rewrite)

Capacity Manual feed

Integrated card holder stores 15 0.03 in. (0.76 mm) cards


Bi-directional USB Printer driver

IAT Magnetic encoder

  • User-adjustable image and color controls
  • Stand-alone driver diagnostics
  • Color image and test card preview
  • Online user help
  • Add text, image or pattern to topcoat
  • Supply usage tab
  • User-friendly operation
  • Audible and visual message prompts
  • Continuous cleaning roller
  • Operator-replaceable printhead
  • Error-free ribbon loading

Physical dimensions: L 14.9 in.xW 7.8 in.x H 9.0 in.(37.85 cm x 19.5 cm x 22.5 cm)

Weight: 7.0 to 8.0 lbs (3.2 kg to 3.6 kg) depending on options

Print resolution: 300 dots per inch, 256 shades

Electrical requirements: 100/120V, 50/60 Hz 220/240V, 50/60 Hz

Plastic cards accepted: ISO ID-1/CR-80 size cards

  • 3.370 in. x 2.125 in. (85.6 mm x 53.98 mm) PVC with glossy laminate surface
  • Other core materials with PVC overlaminates are optional Mitsubishi
  • ThermoRewrite blue card

Card thicknesses accepted:

0.009 in. to 0.055 in. (0.2286 mm to 1.397 mm) 0.03 in. optimal for rewritable cards

Operating environment: 60F to 95F (15C to 35C) 20% to 80% non-condensing humidity

Storage environment: 5F to 140F (-15C to 60C) 10% to 90% humidity

Operating system support: MicrosoftWindows Vista, WindowsXP,

Windows2003 Server, and Windows2008 Server supported on printer driver version 4.0 Windows 2000 supported by printer driver version 2.0 Datacard Open Platform printer driver for non-Windows platforms

Agency approvals: UL, cUL, FCC, CE, CCC, Ctick, RoHS


  • 24-month standard depot warranty
  • 24-month printhead warranty (no pass restrictions)

Card Printer Supplies


The Datacard SP25 Plus ID Card Printer 573608-002 features a 2-year warranty.

Protect your investment with our extended warranty plans.

To order an extended warranty please call 888-618-9349 Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5pm

All our extended warranty plans include:

  • Toll-free technical support

    Call 800-897-7024 Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5pm or chat with us.

  • Parts and labor

    All parts and labor are included. Printheads are not covered after the first year.

  • Optional printer loaner

    We will send you a loaner while we service your printer so you can keep printing your badges.

  • Questions? Call us today at 800-897-7024 to speak with an ID expert.

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