Sigma DS3 ID Card Printer with Tactile Impression Module

Entrust Sigma ID Card Printers are specifically designed for today’s cloud environments:

The Entrust Sigma DS3 w/TIM direct to card printer delivers instantly-issued ID cards with superior speeds & a unique security feature like color tactile printing. The secure architecture ensures data is safe with features like encryption technology, TPM Module, and Secure Boot. Features like inline magnetic stripe encoding and smart card encoding secure your cards while the intuitive printer dashboard enables printer management from a mobile phone.  The DS3 w/TIM achieves productivity, simplicity and security not seen before in ID card printing. An affordable way to add branding to your program via images and text in select colors via tactile foil cassettes. The color tactile feature is very visible and an easily recognizable item on the card that enhances branding as well as brings a low level security feature to your cards.

SIGMA DS3 with TLM (Tactile Impression Module) Features:

  • Increased speed ensures fast and reliable printing: Tactile Impression Module speed to 150 cards per hour
  • Cloud-enabled – Ethernet (Standard) or Wi-Fi (Optional) connectivity
    options enables use of cloud software delivery model
  • Single or Double-Sided printing
  • Simplex to Duplex RFID upgrade kit
  • Full-color/monochrome printing
  • Inline printing and magnetic stripe or smart card encoding
  • There are multiple color options for tactile foil cassettes to choose for adding eye-catching color to your cards: White Gloss, Black Gloss, Silver Metallic, Gold Metallic, Copper Metallic
  • Customers have the option to purchase one of the generic tactile impression designs that are available, or have the ability to create a unique, custom design specific for their ID card program.

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


Sigma: The Next Generation of Direct-to-Card Printing



  • Easy to get started
  • Remove from box in 32 seconds
  • Takes 30 minutes to set up
  • Simplified quick start guide
  • Comes with pre-filled cassettes and ribbon roles
  • Variable LED Light Ring – Matches to your environment and alerts you to printer issues


Manage printer from the palm of your hand via a dashboard:

  • See printer status
  • Order supplies
  • Check cleaning status
  • Update Firmware
  • Contact Help


  • Encrypted customer data storage
  • Data sent to printer is secure and encrypted
  • Secure boot protects system from malware or virus on boot-up
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) manages the printer’s own TLS/SSL certificates and keys
  • Connection and data sent between software and printer is encrypted
  • Customer data is encrypted and is not stored in the printer after printing is complete
  • Luster printing and other security features added to cards protect from tampering and counterfeiting

Flexibility and Scalability Built for the Future

  • Issuance capabilities include physical cards and digital Mobile Flash Passes
  • Choose on-premises or cloud-hosted deployment
  • Expand your ID Program as your needs change by adding smart card capabilities, wi-fi connectivity, and more
  • Print anytime, anywhere with your mobile device (iOS, Android, Windows)



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