CR805 Retransfer Card Printer

The Datacard CR805 member card printer gives a complete, on-demand card printing solution with stunning color, card material flexibility, security features and durability you need to create virtually any type of card.

  • A stunning, high-end look for every card design – photo quality imagery and high-resolution printing
  • True over-the-edge printing with retransfer printing technology
  • 600 dpi for high definition printing of microtext, bar codes and advanced elements

Our CR805 DataCard member card printers are currently used in many government and commercial business, smart card or uneven card printing organisations, photo realistic print advanced security environments and many other establishments through out Australia for many years.

Businesses in Australia choose us as their preferred ID Card printer supplier because we print exactly the design you need on-demand, eliminating the need for pre-printed card stock. As well as providing pigment ink retransfer for brilliant, long-lasting images and designs, and being Australia’s only official distribution partner for Datacard products and technical service.

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



As part of an integrated solution with Entrust Datacard™ software, supplies and service, the CR805 member card printer is ideal for many different card programs.

Create cards that stand out from the crowd with:

  • Pigment ink for brilliant, longlasting images and designs
  • 600 dpi for high definition printing, and to print microtext, bar codes and other elements
  • Over-the-edge printing with retransfer technology to print on multiple card types including technology cards
  • Ability to apply two layers of retransfer film for additional card durability
  • Option for enhanced durability and security by adding an inline lamination module and optional tactile impression module

Designed for Possibilities

The Entrust Datacard™ CR805™ card printer gives customers a complete, on-demand card printing solution with stunning color, card material flexibility, security features and durability they need to create virtually any type of card for their customers, citizens, and employees.

A stunning, high-end look for every card design. Create cards that stand out from the crowd — pigment ink provides photo-quality imagery, stunning resolution, and extreme precision. Show off your brand to the world with brilliant, eye-catching card designs, and print lifelike skin tones for more accurate photo representation. The versatility of the CR805 allows you to print everything from corporate badges and school IDs to driver’s licenses and other high assurance IDs.

Improve the security of schools, airports, and other key government facilities. With the CR805 card printer, you get images that last longer so that you can more accurately authenticate each cardholder. Additional printer security features include:

  • Optional locks to help safeguard against unauthorized printer use
  • TPM module included in every printer. Utilize 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

Issue more durable cards, and save on replacement costs. Pigment ink provides longer lasting images, due to its natural resistance to UV fading and the effects of plasticizers. Plus, enhance the durability of your card with the CR805 card printer by adding an additional layer of retransfer film to the card. Even greater security and durability features — like tactile impressions — are available with the addition of the optional lamination module.

Use card substrates that work for you. With retransfer printing, you can print on the card material that meets your needs and budget. From PVC to PVC composite, PC, or PET card types, the CR805 handles it all with ease.

Print-on-demand. Print exactly the design you need on-demand, eliminating the need forpre-printed card stock.



  • Optional lock secures cards, ribbons and retransfer film
  • Secure storage for rejected cards with optional lock
  • Easy to load color ribbon and retransfer film
  • Ethernet or USB port for network connectivity
  • Inline debower flattens cards after printing
  • Selectable color modes available via LCD screen
  • Optional smart card or mag stripe encoding
  • Secure Boot to prevent system startup if threat detected
  • TPM module to insert, store and remove certificates and keys

Print Full CR805 Member Card Printer Specification Sheet Here



CR805 Data Sheet




CR805 Printer Driver – Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver v7.6

CR805 Firmware

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