CR825 instant issuance system

CR825 Instant Issuance System

High definition and edge-to-edge printing.

The Entrust Datacard™ CR825 Instant Issuance System is a complete, on-demand card printing solution leveraging retransfer technology that gives financial institutions greater flexibility and power to build their brands, improve the customer experience, maintain high levels of card security, reduce operation issues and cut the long-term costs of card issuance and replacement.


Brilliant looking cards to engage customers and promote your brand
The new CR825 Instant Issuance System uses pigment ink, which provides a wide color spectrum and brilliant looking color, sure to engage customers. Print from blank card stock and reduce costs associated with managing pre-printed card stock.

High resolution printing for stunning resolution
Pigment ink combined with 600 dpi printing results in extremely high resolutions printing enabling great design elements and clear printing on back of card.

Enhanced Security to ensure data integrity
A number or security features have been designed into the system to ensure the security of data and protect it from threats. These are standard in every printer.

Reliability to print cards when you need them
This platform was developed based on years of experience with desktop and central issuance development. We stand behind the quality and reliability of this printer, so you can be certain your print on demand solution is always available.

Durability options to meet your needs for card life
The new system has the ability to add an additional layer of retransfer film to the card, adding durability to extend the life of the card.

Connectivity that is easy and scalable
The Entrust Datacard single wire solution is the easiest to deploy in the industry today, and provides a solution that is scalable from 1 to n locations, without limitations you traditionally see.

Trusted solution – Designed and tested for the best results
Our complete solution, including hardware, software and supplies, has been designed and tested for maximum results.


CR825 Instant Issuance System Features and Specifications

Print technology Retransfer pigment ink
Print capabilities One- or two-sided printing
Over-the-edge, full-card printing
Full-color images
Print resolution 600 dots per inch (dpi)
Print speed Dual-sided (CMYP-KPi): up to 66 cards per hour
Dual-sided (CMYKP-KPi): up to 60 cards per hour
Color modes True Color (ICC)
  • prints colors the image as defined in the card design
Legacy SR/CR
  • close match to the CR500 Instant IssuanceSystem
  • printer colors with higher saturation and contrast
Card capacity Card thickness: 0.030 inches (0.76 mm) - ISO/CR-80
Input hopper: Single removable hopper - Capacity 125 cards
0.030 inches (0.76 mm) Output hopper: Normal 25 cards;
expandable kit to 125 cards
Magnetic stripe encoding IAT/ISO magnetic stripe encoding
Optional JIS magnetic stripe encoding
HiCo/LoCo 1,2, and 3 track encoding
EMV Smart Card Encoding Ethernet and USB Single-wire connectivity Contact/Contactless read/write encoding
  • ISO7816 T=0 & T=1
  • ISO14443 A/B

ISO14443 A/B (contact/contactless EMV encoding)
Security features SSL and TLS 1.2 encryption supports Triple DES and AES-128
Electronic (through Datacard® CardWizard®) and mechanical
locks (meets VISA and MasterCard requirements)
Bolt-down provision for securing printer to work area
Kensington style lock compatible (lock sold separately)
Concealed output hopper
LCD display Displays printer status
Access to printer settings
Card debow feature
User-friendly operation Automatic card feed
Quick-change ribbon cassettes
Warranties 12-month system warranty

CR825 Instant Issuance Software Compatibility

Compatible with Datacard® CardWizard® instant issuance software

CR825 Instant Issuance Specifications

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
Weight 28 lb. (12.7 kg); with options will vary
Connectivity Ethernet
IPv4 and IPV6
Card types accepted ISO/CR-80 size
3.370 in. x 2.125 in. (85.60 mm x 53.98 mm)
PVC, PET, PET-G, Polycarbonate
Operating environment 60˚ F to 95˚ F (15˚ C to 35˚ C)
20% to 80% non-condensing humidity
Storage environment 5˚ F to 131˚ F (-15˚ C to 55˚ C)
20% to 80%, non-condensing humidity
Electrical requirements
(dual voltage, autosensing)
100/120 V, 50/60 Hz
220/240 V, 50/60 Hz

CR825 Instant Issuance System Supplies

Color ribbons CMYP-KPi 750 images
CMYKP-KPi 500 images
Clear retransfer film:
Two options:
1000 images (single-sided), 500 images (dual-sided)
1500 images (single-sided), 750 images (dual-sided)

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