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Entry-level system for programs that are migrating to polycarbonate

Semi-automated system with up to 125 BPH provides laser/chip.

Key Features

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Durable and Secure

Laser personalization is one of the most secure personalization technologies available.

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Flexible Issuance

Forensically identical output to the Datacard® PB6500™ Compact passport issuance system.

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E-passport ready

PB1000 supports migration from MRP to e-passport technology.

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Innovative Security

Engraves photos, logos, tilted images (CLI, MLI, 3D photos), text, and bar codes, as well as laser ablated images and a wide variety of security features.

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Secure Borders

PB1000 supports Photo Optimization feature, which helps stop imposters at the border.

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Low Total Cost of Ownership

PB1000 is an ideal platform when moving from inkjet to laser personalization.

Tech Specs

The Datacard PB1000 Passport System includes these technologies to meet your program needs. 

Key technologies include: 

  • Physical and logical security 
  • System controller hardware and software 
  • Laser engraving 
  • Passport chip encoding


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