CR803 Retransfer Id Card Printer

Get a high-end look for every card design

  • Pigment ink prints lifelike skin tones so you can more accurately authenticate each cardholder to improve security
  • Over-the-edge printing with retransfer technology allows you to print on multiple card types, including technology cards
  • On-demand printing means you can print exactly the design you need, eliminating the need for pre-printed card stock

Use its versatility to your advantage

  • Print corporate badges, school IDs, driver’s licenses, and other high assurance IDs
  • Print on the card material that meets your needs and budget — from PVC to PVC composite, polycarbonate (PC) or PET card type
  • Add inline modules for more card features as your needs change


Protect the integrity of your data

  • TPM module included in every printer — use Entrust Adaptive Issuance Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) to insert, manage, and remove user-specific certificates and keys in a secure location
  • Secure boot prevents system startup at any indication of malware
  • Optional inline tactile impression module provides enhanced security to the card





CR803 Printer Standard Features and Specifications

Print technology

  • Retransfer pigment ink

Print capabilities

  • Dual-sided, over-the-edge printing

Print resolution

  • 300 dots per inch (dpi)

Print speed

  • Full-color printing: Single-sided (CMYK) – up to 103 cards per hour (cph) ; Dual-sided (CMYK-K) – up to 70 cards per hour (cph)

Color modes

  • True Color (ICC) – prints color as close as possible to image as defined in the card design
  • Legacy SR/CR – prints as close as possible to the SR200, SD300, and SR300e card printers
  • Vivid — printer colors with higher saturation and contrast

Card capacity

  • Input hopper – up to 125 cards
  • Output hopper – up to 25 cards
  • Card input size — 0.030 inches to 0.040 inches (0.76 mm to 1.01 mm)

Card types supported

  • ISO/IEC 7810 I D1
  • Size: .030 in. (.762 mm) (+/-10%}, also known as CR80/030 cards

Card materials supported

  • PVC, PVC Composite, PET, PET-G, and polycarbonate (PC)
  • As card construction can vary, recommend compatibility testing of specific PET, PETG, and polycarbonate card types prior to production.

Operating environment

  • 60°F – 95°F (15°C – 35°C)

Physical dimensions

  • L 21.4 in. x W 10.1 in. x H 15.6 in. / L 54.34 cm x W 25.55 cm x H 39.68 cm


  • 28 Ib. (12.7 kg); wilI vary with options


  • USB and Ethernet


  • Printer: 36-month standard warranty /Printhead: Limited lifetime warranty

CR803 Optional Features and Supplies

Color ribbons

  • CMYK 1,000 images (single-sided)
  • CMYK-K 1,000 images (dual-sided)

Clear retransfer film

  • 1,000 images (single-sided), 500 images (dual-sided)

Magnetic stripe encoding

  • ISO/IAT h1agnetic Stripe Encoding / JIS Magnetic Stripe Encoding

Smart card encoding

  • Single wire – Contact ISO 7816 T=0, 1
  • Contactless
  • Loosely coupled – Contact ISO 7816 T=0, 1
  • HID iCLASS, read/write or read-only encoder
  • PC Prox