Datacard Entrust Sigma DS3 Duplex ID Card Printer (Dual Sided)

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The Entrust Sigma DS3 direct to card printer delivers instantly-issued ID cards at fast print speeds to effectively manage large volume issuance and increase productivity. The printer prints to all types of PVC cards delivering photo-like images and crisp detailed text to each card.

  • Unrivalled out of the box experience
  • Fast print speeds
  • Unmatched visual card and printer security



Entrust Sigma DS3 Product Review

The Sigma DS3 card printer allows you to expand your ID program as your needs change by adding various options such as the multi-card hopper, smart card encoding and colour tactile printing.

Security is top of the agenda with this printer utilising features such as the tactile impression and customer data is encrypted and is not stored in the printer after printing is complete.

Key Printer Features

Printer Type

Single or Dual-sided, dye sublimation printing with 300 dpi resolution

Print Speed

Offering full colour print speeds of up to 250 single-sided or 180 dual-sided cards per hour, this printer is designed for use in businesses with larger production requirements.

Card Types

The Sigma DS3 issues physical ID (card) and a digital ID (mobile flashpass) at the same time. The input hopper has a capacity up to 125 cards, output hopper up to 25 cards and reject hopper up to 10 cards, ideal for medium to large sized print batches.

Card input size:

  • Thickness – 0.25mm – 1.016mm
  • Dimension – ID-1, CR-79

Ease of Use

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


This printer has optional encoding modules available including:

Magnetic Stripe Encoding

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

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)


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


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


The Sigma DS3 Printer has a sleek, professional design with room for personalisation thanks to the bold front and variable LED light ring around the machine.


  • 44.2 cm x 22.6 cm x 22.9 cm


  • 5.49 kg


Ensure your data is safe from intruders with encryption technology, TPM Module, and Secure Boot all available with this high-end security ID card printer. Customer data sent between software and printer is encrypted and not stored in the printer after printing is completed.

Expert Verdict

With more encoding and security capabilities, the Entrust Sigma DS3 is the ideal next generation security printer for medium to large sized organisations. With higher print speeds, this printer ensures high productivity without compromising on print quality, ideal for arrange of business needs.




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