Artista CR805 ID Card Printers

The Entrust Datacard™ CR805™ Retransfer id Card Printer is the next generation of print-on-demand solutions. With brilliant color and great image quality, this new platform gives companies the flexibility and features they need to issue their ID cards– right from their desktop.


Main Features

Print technology

  • Retransfer pigment ink

Print resolution

  • 600 dots per inch (dpi)

Print speed 

  • Full-color printing
  • Single-sided (CMYKP) – up to 100 cards per hour (cph)
  • Double-sided (CMYKP-KP) – up to 66 cards per hour (cph)

Card capacity

  • Input Stacker– 125 cards
  • Output hopper – 25 cards (Optional 125 cards)
  • Card input size – 0.030 inches to 0.040 inches (0.76 mm to 10.01mm)
  • Physical dimensions
    • L 21.4 in. x W 10.1 in. x H 15.6 in.
    • L 54.34 cm x W 25.53 cm x H 39.68 cm


    • 28 lb. (12.7 kg); with options will vary


  • Tactile Impression
  • Extended 125 cards output hopper
  • Magnetic stripe encoding (ISO / IAT & JIS)
  • Smart card contact & contactless encoder
  • Locks to secure consumables (Card, ribbon & film)

A stunning, high-end look for every card design

photo-quality imagery, and high-resolution printing show off your brand to the world.

Improved security of schools, airports, and other key facilities 

pigment ink for lifelike skin tones and easier card-to-cardholder authentication. In addition, the system has enhanced security features to protect the integrity of your data

Savings for your card program

Long-lasting images mean fewer card replacements and system modularity means you can add to the platform as the card program needs to change. Add new encoding options or lamination with ease.