Datacard SR300 Dual-Sided System

Datacard SR300 Dual-Sided System

Item #: SR300System1
Retail Price: $5,944.00

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Datacard SR300 Overview:

  • Reverse transfer printer for printing dual-sided, multi-function cards
  • Special features: vivid image quality, password protection, and compact design
  • Optional upgrades: encoding, lamination, and extended warranty and printer loaner plans

What's In the Box:

Datacard SR300 Details

Inside the compact design of the Datacard SR300 dual-sided system is powerful technology to produce full-color, over-the-edge, printing on a variety of card materials. This reverse transfer printer minimizes yet provides excellent image quality.The Datacard SR300 dual-sided card system includes everything you need to start printing cards, including a color ribbon, cards, ID software, and a webcam.

Datacard SR300 Printer

  • Take advantage of high quality reverse transfer technology
    The Datacard SR300 dual-sided ID card printer uses reverse transfer printing technology which delivers excellent print quality, true over-the-edge printing, and enhanced wear protection.

  • Print on a range of materials
    Retransfer printing applies the image to the film and then applies the printed film to the card surface. With this, you'll achieve high print quality on a range of card types, including PVC, ABS, PET, PET-G and polycarbonate.

  • Secure your card printing program
    The SR300 card printer includes several features to ensure your ID application and supplies are safe.
    • Prevent unauthorized use to the input hopper and supply cartridges with the password-protected electronic lock.
    • Secure your printer to it workstation with a Kensington lock.
    • Protect confidential data from being visible on used supply ribbons with its black panel security erase on all non-peel off ribbons. (Personal information left on the black panel of the used ribbon is removed by turning on a setting in the printer driver. It supports all ribbons except YMCK-PO.)

  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    To ensure smooth operation and printer care, the Datacard SR300 printer is equipped with a number of user-friendly features, including easy-to-load ribbons, a display panel for status updated, power save setting options to reduce energy waste and protect the printer from unnecessary wear, and more! You'll be up and running in no time!

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • Lamination - Optional
    Lamination protects your cards, extends card life, and increases the security of the card. The Datacard SR300 system with lamination includes the LM300 laminator to enable one- or two-sided lamination for 1 mil and 0.5 mil clear laminates, and 1 mil and 0.6 mil custom holographic laminates. The laminator can also apply a clear or custom topcoat to the card.

  • Card encoding - Optional
    Several encoding options, including magnetic stripe and contact and contactless smart card, are also optional upgrades on the Datacard SR300. (Add this feature to your printer within Options)

  • Extended warranty and printer loaner plans - Optional
    ID Zone offers extended warranty plans with satisfaction-guaranteed service handled by our in-house, knowledgeable technical support team. Our extended warranty plans include support via a toll-free number or live chat, total parts replacement plus labor, and fast turn-around on printer repairs. In the event your printer needs to be sent to us for repair, our loaner plans help ensure your card printing can continue. With printer loaner coverage, we'll send you a loaner printer to use while yours is in for repair. (Select an extended warranty with or without loaner coverage in Options)

  • ID card system training - Optional
    A training session with our in-house Technical Support team will get your new Datacard SR300 card system up and running in no time. Your training will be tailored around your specific printer and software, as well as the specific topics you would like assistance with. A typical system training session may cover topics such as:
    • ID card printer, software, and ID camera installation assistance
    • Importing or connecting software to ID database
    • Designing an ID card template
    • Printing ID cards
    (Add training to your system order in Options)

CardExchange 9 Go ID Card Software

  • User-friendly interface with powerful capabilities
    CardExchange 9 Go is an entry level ID card software that provides you with simple card design, management, and printing tools. With CardExchange, starting to print cards is as easy as four clicks! CardExchange Go features a helpful assistant that offers step-by-step instructions if needed, a familiar user-interface inspired by Microsoft© Office, easy drag-and-drop card design, and a built-in, basic database. (You may upgrade to your software choice within Options)

Credential Cam Digital Photo ID Webcam

  • Capture ID photos with ease
    Place images on your photo ID badges in just minutes with the Credential Cam, included with your Datacard SR300 system! This webcam is optimized for capturing photo IDs and features a five layer glass lens and Autosmart facetracking. (You may upgrade to your choice of camera within Options)

Color Ribbon and Cards

  • Start printing immediately with included supplies
    A full-color ribbon and PVC-PET composite cards are included with your Datacard SR300 system, allowing you to get started right away! (You may upgrade to your choice of card within Options)

Datacard SR300 Options

Choose Your Printer Encoding Option:
Note: Additional encoding options may be available - call us!

Add Bend Remedy Module:

Add Lamination Unit:

Add Loaner Coverage:

Extended Warranty Plan Options:

Upgrade ID Software Options:

Printer or Software Training Options:
BIG Savings of up to 35% off

Name, Phone, & Email for the Training Contact at Your Organization:

Upgrade Camera Options:

Upgrade Cards to Magnetic Stripe Option:

Add Backdrop + $20 - Select Color:

Add Tripod Options:


Datacard SR300 Overview:

  • Reverse transfer printer for printing dual-sided, multi-function cards
  • Special features: vivid image quality, password protection, and compact design
  • Optional upgrades: encoding, lamination, and extended warranty and printer loaner plans

What's In the Box:

Datacard SR300 Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Single-sided & dual-sided printing
Color/Monochrome Printing Capability: Color & monochrome printing
Card Printing Speeds: 30 seconds per single-sided full-color (YMCK) card
75 seconds per dual-sided full-color (YMCKK) card
Card Hopper Capacity: 100-card input hopper
100-card output hopper
Accepted Card Size: CR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
Accepted Card Thickness: 10-40 mil
Interface: USB 2.0 & Ethernet
Available Software Drivers: Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP, Vista - 32-bit compatible
Weight & Dimensions: 29.5 lbs (13.4 kg), 12.7'' x 13.5'' x 13.2'' (343mm x 322mm x 335mm)
Included with Printer:
  • 2 year printer warranty plus lifetime printhead coverage
  • USB cable
  • Microsoft Windows drivers CD
  • Power cord
  • Instructional manual
Printer Options: Encoding -
  • ISO magnetic stripe
  • Smart card encoder
Datacard LM300 Dual-Sided Lamination Unit - field-upgradeable
Datacard Bend Remedy module (536963-001)
Extended warranties through ID Zone

CardExchange 9 Go ID Card Software Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Full-color one-sided or two-sided (duplex) capabilities
Batch printing
Database Capability: Microsoft Access
Internal database with 200 records
Encoding Options: 1-D (linear) barcodes
Magnetic stripe
Card Management Capabilities: Import images
Integrated photo capture
Add data fields - unlimited
Options: Upgrade to Professional or Ultimate editions
Software Training - customized training makes getting up and running quick and easy
System Requirements: Dual Core processor with 1024 Mb RAM
200MB of free disk space
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or higher
Microsoft .NET framework 4.0

Compatible Operating Systems:
Microsoft XP, Windows Vista (32- & 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit), or Windows 8(32- & 64-bit)

Printed Card Approximate Cost

Cost per card is based on the use of composite cards.

  MSRP Our Price Your Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Color (YMCK) $0.58 $0.50 $0.08
Dual-Sided Color (YMCKK) $0.71 $0.55 $0.16
Re-transfer Film (one-side) $0.17 $0.12 $0.05

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Datacard SR300 Support & Downloads

Datacard SR300 Downloads

Visit the Datacard support page to find the latest SR300 Simplex drivers and firmware - Datacard SR300 Firmware & Drivers

Datacard SR300 Documentation

Use the link below for the latest version of the user manual: - SR300 Simplex User Manual

Datacard SR300 Extended Warranty Plans

Extended Warranties & Registration - Datacard Product Registration - See the Options tab for Extended Warranty Plans

Technical Support

Our team is able to assist you 7:30am-4:00pm CT, Monday-Friday. - See our tech support page for options. has a Shopper Approved rating of 4.7/5 based on 3918 ratings and reviews