CL900 Desktop Laser Printer

The ultimate identity platform

The Entrust Datacard™ CL900 Laser Personalization System is the next generation of laser solutions. Deploying proven laser engraving technology on your desktop reduces program risk and provides the ability to scale your card-issuance program up or down as needed — with redundancy at regional sites and speed and efficiency at large sites.

State-of-the-art fiber optic laser engraving technology delivers exceptional quality and durability. With over 124 million documents issued annually through our central-issuance laser personalization solutions, Entrust Datacard has the world-class laser expertise and experience governments can rely on and trust. This same technology is now available at your desktop.

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State-of-the-art fiber optic laser engraving technology delivers exceptional quality and durability.

Measurable Benefits

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Unmatched security delivered on a desktop

Laser engraving makes document extremely difficult to alter or forge, as the substrate is permanently changed when personalized.

Mobile Device Security

Providing high quality image essential for quick visual verification of citizen

Laser engraving enables true gray-scale printing for photo quality black and white images, text and other graphic elements in precise detail.

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Laser engraving physically alters the document

Text and images do not fade and are not subject to deterioration from UV light, moisture or surface abrasion. Many poly carb laser-engraved documents can last up to 10 years.

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Close match output whether issued centrally or regionally

Our new desktop laser-engraving system provides close-match output, whether you are using a centrally-issued or regionally-issued system — providing governments with the opportunity to have a flexible, secure issuance anywhere platform.

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CL900 Standard Features and Specifications

Printing Features 25 Watt Fiber Laser
Dual Sided Laser engraving
Laser Microprint, Lasertact, Persocurve, Laser
Shadow Triple AES/DES Encryption
Print Speed Up to 240 cards per hour single sided
Up to 185 cph dual sided
Card Capacity Automatic feed: 125 card input for 0.030 in.(0.76 mm) cards
35-card output standard
Card Thickness: 0.010 in. to 0.037 in. (0.254 mm to 0.939 mm)
Cards Accepted ISO ID-1/CR-80 size cards 3.370 in. x 2.125 in. (85.6 mm x 53.98 mm)
Laser Printing
Operating Environment 60˚F to 95˚F (15˚C to 35˚C)
20% to 80% non-condensing humidity
Physical Dimensions (Printer and Laser Combined) L 30.5 in. x W 22 in. x H 34 in.
L 77.47 cm x W 55.88 cm x H 86.36 cm
Weight (Printer and Laser Combined) 210 lbs
95.25 kg
Connectivity Ethernet
IPv4 and IPV6
SmartCard Encoding Single-wire contact/contactless all-in-one encoder (read/write) for MIFARE, ISO7816, ISO14443
Two-wire contact/contactless all-in-one encoder(read/write) for MIFARE/DESFire, ISO7816,ISO14443, A/B

CL900 Optional Features and Specifications

Magnetic Stripe Encoding Optional
Smart Card Encoding ISO 7811, three track high- and low-coercivity
JIS Type II single-track option
Single-wire contact/contactless all-in-one encoder(read/write) for MIFARE, ISO7816, ISO14443 A/B,ISO15693, ISO FeliCa. DESFire
Two-wire contact/contactless all-in-one encoder(read/write) for MIFARE/DESFire, ISO7816,ISO14443, A/B