Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver v7.4 for Microsoft® Windows® operating systems
The Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver uses Microsoft XPS print technology to support card production using an SD Series, CD8xx Series, CE840 and CR805 systems. The following operating Systems (latest service pack recommended) are supported with the XPS Card Printer Driver v7.4:
Note: Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 R2 are not supported by the Card Printer Driver and cannot be installed on these operating systems.
Documentation describing the installation and use of the printer and driver can be downloaded from the Documentation tab above.
A readme file is included with this download which describes the new features and fixes.
DuraShield™ Holographic and Clear Smart Card Supply Settings Update Utility
In order to run new Holographic DuraShield ™ (full card and smart card) and Clear DuraShield™ (smart card only), laminating units with a serial numbers below JS10585 for SD460 and KS10889 for CD800 CLM will need to run this utility to update their supply settings. Contents of this file include:
This firmware is intended for all SD, CD and CE series card printers using the following versions of Windows: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)
Datacard XPS Card Printer Driver v7.3 Software Developers Kit
The Software Development Kit provides codes samples and documentation to software developers for developing Microsoft Windows applications that work with SD, CD, CE and CR series card printers and the version 7.3 XPS card printer driver. Samples are provided as source code and compiled binaries for Visual C++, Visual C#, Visual Basic, and java. Developers who need application control of printing preferences, application control of card movement, or require data from the card must use the SDK.
NOTE: The v7.3 SDK requires XPS Card Printer Driver v7.3 or later.
SD,CD, CR and CE Series Card Printers Windows Driver SDK Programmer's Reference Guide Rev E
The Application Programming Interface (API) built into the XPS Card Printer Windows driver (referred to as “the driver” in the remainder of this Guide) provides two methods that your application can use to control card personalization operations through the driver. Both use builtin Windows operating system interfaces.
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SD260L, SD360 and SD460 Printer Quick Install Guide
Quick Install Guide for SD260L, SD360 and SD460 Printers.
SD260L, SD360 and SD460 Installation and Administrators Guide
SD Installation and Administrators Guide
SD460 SLM Laminating System Quick Install Guide
The Quick Install Guide for SD460 Card Printer and Laminator System.
XPS Card Printer Driver Guide
The Card Printer Driver uses Microsoft XPS print technology to support printing from currently available applications. This chapter provides a task overview of what the Card Printer Driver does, and a description of the communication between the Card Printer Driver and the card printer.
Supported Operating Systems
SD260L, SD360 and SD460 User Guide
This manual provides user information for the SD Series Card Printers. The manual includes: An overview of printer components and options, and a description of the system label. How to use the printer, including how to power the printer on and off, how to use the front panel and LCD menus, card processing basics, how to print a test card, and how to load and replace supplies. How to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting tasks.
SD Printer Repackaging for Shipment
Repackaging Guide for SD Printers Rev B.
SLM/CLM Laminator Repackaging for Shipment
Repackaging Guide for SLM/CLM Laminator.