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CE840 Card Printer

The Datacard CE840 ID badge printer offers an affordable and reliable, single-hopper desktop high-quality embossing, indenting and magnetic stripe encoding to elevate fraud protection and card appearance. Direct-to-card color printing and smart card personalisation adds flexibility to this modular system.

  • High quality embossed cards on demand or in low-volume batches
  • Minimize operating expenses and reduce per-card costs with reliable technology.
  • Fast integration into new or existing card issuing environments

Our CE840 DataCard Id badge printer are currently used by government and commercial businesses, banks or retailers, businesses with advances security demands to prevent fraud, and many other establishments through out Australia for many years.

Businesses in Australia choose us as their preferred Membership ID Card printer supplier because we provide faster printing, more reliable performance, highest resolution and completely modular design. As well as having over, 20 years’ experience in photo ID card printing. Team of Datacard certified service technicians in every state, and being Australia’s only official distribution partner for Datacard products.

Contact us today to learn more about our range of ID badge printer and how they can help you run your business efficiently at an affordable price.



  • Emboss pre-printed cards with exceptional speed and quality — or create full-color cards with optional printing
  • Issue brilliant, highly secure cards on-demand
  • Minimize operating expenses, reduce per-card costs
  • Ideal for instant issuance, retail, loyalty, membership and other customer engagement programs

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™ ID badge 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. Issuing personalized cards instantly with high-quality embossed characters and indent printing adds security and aesthetic quality to your cards and programs. Embossed characters are virtually impossible to alter, forge or remove. They also add a solid, high-value feel to your cards.

Choice of encoding and printing. This system offers standard magnetic stripe encoding and optional EMV® compliant smart card personalization, making it ideal for lower-volume card programs. Optional direct-to-card printing creates edge-to-edge, full-color images that engage customers, enhance your brand and add value to your programs.

Flexible integration for a variety of applications. The CE840 system offers multiple integration options for implementation into new or existing issuing environments. Custom desktop issuance software is available from Datacard Group that offers an intuitive user interface as well as complete control and process support from design to card tracking to auditing.

Strong program security. A variety of physical and logical security features support Visa and MasterCard security standards. You also get audit trails and robust protection for card stock and supply items.



  • 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

Print Full CE840 DataCard Instance Issuance System Specification Sheet Here



CE840 Printer Driver – Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver v7.4

CE840 Firmware

Case Study


Fourth GL Prodata Ltd, based in Nicosia, Cyprus, has been providing integrated IT solutions to government, banks and large organizations since its establishment in 1990. Serving Cyprus and beyond, Fourth GL Prodata LTD is a highly valued Entrust Datacard partner. It provides a broad range of hardware and software products to enhance its
customers’ identity and secure card issuance, card production, smart cards issuance network and IT security programs.

CHALLENGE: As the first country in the European Union (EU) to issue EU disability cards to its citizens, the Republic of Cyprus wanted to add static embossed braille characters to cards so they could be identified by those who are blind.

SOLUTION: Fourth GL Prodata Ltd partnered with Entrust Datacard to demonstrate the embossing capabilities of the Datacard® CE840™ instant issuance system and tailor Datacard® ID Works® Identification Software to house all card data and photos in a centralized database.

RESULT: Cyprus now issues thousands of EU disability cards per year, with a life expectancy of two years, and Fourth GL Prodata Ltd has a proven issuance solution to roll out to other EU countries.

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CE840 Data Sheet