Security you can see and feel

The Entrust Sigma DS3 Direct-to-Card Printer with Tactile Impressor Module adds a counterfeiting and tampering resistance measure that stands out.


Out of Box Experience

Reduces the complexity and frustrations of unboxing specifically engineered to start the ultimate printing experience.


Printer Dashboard

See printer status, order supplies, check cleaning status, update firmware, or contact help, all on your mobile device.


Issuance Flexibility

Printing cards has never been easier with flexibility to issue IDs with software in the cloud or on-premise.


Unmatched Security

Ensure your data is safe from intruders with encryption technology, TPM Module, and Secure Boot.

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Purposeful Design

Designed to integrate into you physical environment with features such as variable light LED ring.


Physical & Digital

Ability to issue a physical ID (card) and a digital ID (mobile flashpass) at the same time.

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Flexible Printing Solution

Customers can modify as they see fit by offering enhancements like smart card capabilities, lamination, and tactile impression.

    Standard Features and Supplies

    Print Technology

    • Dye sublimation

    Print Capabilities

    • Single or dual-sided

    Print Resolution

    • 300 dots per inch (dpi) (300 X 600, 300 X 1200)

    Print and color tactile speed

    • Full color printing
    • Single-sided color ribbon - Up to 250 cards per hour (cph)
    • Double-sided color ribbon - Up to 180 cards per hour (cph)

    Card Capacity

    • Input hopper - up to 125 cards (up to 200 optional)
    • Output hopper - up to 25 cards (up to 100 optional)
    • Reject hopper - up to 10 cards

    Card Sizes

    • Card input size:
    • Thickness - 0.010 inches to 0.040 inches (0.25mm - 1.016mm)
    • Dimension - ID-1, CR-79

    Operating Environment

    • Temperature: 60°F to 95°F (15°C to 35°C)
    • Humidity: 20-80 % RH - non condensing

    Physical Dimensions

    • L 17.4 in x W 8.9 in x H 9 in / 44.2 cm x 22.6 cm x 22.9 cm


    • 12.1 lbs (5.49 kg); with options will vary


    • USB & Ethernet


    • 36 Months

    Optional Features and Supplies

    Magnetic Stripe Encoding

    • ISO 7811 three-track support (high- and low- coercivity
    • JIS Type II Single-track option


    • Six-compartment multi-hopper
    • (Six 125-card hoppers, 750-card total capacity)


    • Wi-Fi types: 802.11g/n
    • Authentication Modes: None, WPA2
    • Dual-band 2.4 GHz & 5GHz

    Smart Card Encoding

    • Single Wire or Loosely coupled:
    • Contact smart card encoding: ISO 7816 T=0 (T=1)
    • Class A 5V (3V and 1.8V)

    Contactless smart card encoding:

    • ISO 14443 - A (B)
    • ISO 15693, MiFare Series, DESFire Series, HID IClass Series,
    • HID Prox (125 KHZ)

    Color Ribbons

    • YMCKT (250/500)
    • ymcKT (650)
    • YMCKT-KT(350)
    • KT(1000)
    • KTT(750)
    • YMCKF-KT(300)
    • YMCKL-KT(300)
    • ST-KT(500)
    • GT-KT(500)
    • YMCK & YMCKK (500)

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