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Datacard CE840 Instant Issuance System

Datacard CE840 Instant Issuance System

A Powerful System for On-Demand Card Issuance
Financial institutions, service bureaus, retailers, governments and other card issuers can
now issue highly secure and personalized embossed cards on demand or in low-volume
batches with the Datacard® CE840™ instant issuance system. Backed by our world-class
reputation and unmatched system performance, this desktop system empowers you to
enhance engagement efforts or implement new programs. Standard features include
embossing, indent printing and magnetic stripe encoding. Optional direct-to-card color
printing and smart card personalization are also available.

  • High quality embossing and indent printing
  • Choice of encoding and printing
  • Flexible integration for a variety of applications
  • Strong program security
  • Up to 150 embossed/indent printing characters
  • Magnetic stripe encoding
  • Optional smart card personalization
  • Optional direct-to-card color printing
  • Convenient front-facing single input/output hopper
  • Indent printing on front or back of card
Embossing/Indenting: 75-character embossing/indenting wheel, financial format per ID-1 ISO 7811-3; front, rear or both sides of the card, MasterCard security characters; Helvetica® characters; OCR-A1, OCR-B1
Speed: Up to 60 seconds to encode magnetic stripe, indent and emboss the card
Up to 64 seconds to print monochrome graphics, encode magnetic stripe, indent and emboss the card
Up to 78 seconds to print color graphics, encode magnetic stripe, indent and emboss the card
Encoding: Magnetic stripe encoding | ISO 7811, three track high- and low-coercivity
Card capacity: Automatic card feed with 100-card input hopper based on 0.030 in. card thickness
Output hopper, up to 10-card capacity; reject bin, up to 10-card capacity; exception card slot
Security features: Mechanical or software-activated lock to secure card stock, supplies, and reject card hopper, SSL/TLS encryption, supports 3DES and AES-256; bolt-down ready, Kensington® lock compatible (lock sold separately); concealed output hopper; non-resettable card counter for auditing
Display: Two-line LCD display, User interface languages available: English, Spanish, German,        Italian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Arabic
Physical dimensions: Top module: 8.8 in. W x 21.2 in. D x 8.8 in. H (22.4 cm x 53.8 cm x 22.4 cm)
Bottom module (embosser): 15 in. W x 27.5 in. D x 10.5 in. H (38.1 cm x 69.9 cm x 26.7 cm)
Weight: Top module (encoding, printing): 12 lbs. (5.4 kg), Bottom module (indenting,              embossing, topping, card output): 40 lbs. (18.1 kg)
Connectivity: Ethernet and USB
Warranty:  12-month system warranty


Datacard® Certified Supplies help you produce financial cards and secure IDs with superb image quality. The performance of patented Intelligent Supplies Technology™ optimizes Datacard® issuance systems

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