The world’s most enhanced card printing solution, Entrust Sigma DS2 represents the next generation of direct-to-card printing and stands out for its superior quality, ease of use, and unmatched security. Packed with industry-leading security features, modular and convenient printing options, Sigma DS2 elevates your card issuance to the next level. What’s more, Sigma DS2 is expandable with a Laminator which adds an extra layer of card protection.

Why should you choose Entrust Sigma DS2?

  • Prints up to 225 colour cards per hour making it ideal for medium-to-high volumes of cards
  • Capable of up to 10,000 cards per year
  • Excellent security features, with data encryption and a watermark security feature
  • Secure boot-up system that prevents malware and viruses, Customer data is encrypted and not stored in the printer
  • Intuitive printer dashboard, Seamless self-service, Variable LED light ring, pre-loaded ribbon cassettes
  • Double-sided printing and lamination option
  • Scalable for future needs


  • Out of Box Experience
  • Printer Dashboard
  • Issuance Flexibility
  • Unmatched Security
  • Purposeful Design
  • Physical & Digital

Standard Features & Supplies

Print Technology: Dye sublimation
Print Capabilities: Single or dual-sided
Print Resolution: 300 dots per inch (dpi) (300 X 600, 300 X 1200)
Monochrome printing: Up to 880 cards per hour

Print Speed:

Single-sided color ribbon – up to 225 cards per hour (cph)
Double-sided color ribbon – up to 140 cards per hour (cph)

Card Capacity:

Input hopper – up to 125 cards (up to 200 optional)
Output hopper – up to 25 cards (up to 100 optional)
Reject hopper – up to 10 cards

Card Sizes

Card input size:
Thickness – 0.010 inches to 0.040 inches
(0.25mm – 1.016mm)
Dimension – ID-1, CR-79, CR-80

Operating Environment

Temperature: 60°F to 95°F (15°C to 35°C)
Humidity: 20-80 % RH – non condensing

Physical Dimensions

L 17.4 in x W 8.9 in x H 9 in / 44.2 cm x 22.6 cm x 22.9 cm


12.1 lbs (5.49 kg); with options will vary


USB & Ethernet


36 Months

Optional Features & Supplies

Magnetic stripe encoding :

ISO 7811 three-track support (high- and low- coercivity)
JIS Type II Single-track option


Wi-Fi types: 802.11g/n
Authentication modes: None, WPA2 Personal
Dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz

Smart Card Encoding

Single Wire or Loosely coupled
Contact smart card encoding: ISO 7816 T=0 (T=1),
Class A 5V (3V and 1.8V)
Contactless smart card encoding: ISO 14443 – A (B),
ISO 15693, MiFare Series, DESFire Series,
HID IClass Series, HID Prox (125 KHZ)

Color Ribbons

YMCKT (250/500)
ymcKT (650)
YMCKT-KT (350)
KT (1000)
KTT (750)
YMCKF-KT (300)
YMCKL-KT (300)
ST-KT (500)
GT-KT (500)
YMCK & YMCKK (500)