Entrust SD160 support
1. Unboxing your SD160
In this video, we will show you what comes with your SD160. Please follow along to make sure you have all of these accessories necessary to set up your printer.
NB: carefully remove your printer or have someone to help you so that you do not drop or damage it.
2. Setting up your SD160
This video will explain how you can set up your printer before printing your cards.
Please follow these steps before powering on your printer and printing your cards.
3. Installation via USB
This video will explain how you install your SD series (SD160 or SD260) by connecting your printer to your PC via a USB.
Follow along in this video to see how you can easily set up your printer via a USB connection to your PC.
4. Installation via network IP address
This video will explain how to install your Entrust SD printer on your PC with a network cable and an IP address.
Follow along with us to set up your printer on your PC before you print your cards.
This is a simple and easy process to install your printer.
5. How to load cards into your printer
This video will explain how to load your cards into the SD series (SD160 / SD260) Entrust printer.
Follow along to see how to load your ISO chip cards and your magnetic strip cards correctly into the input hopper.
Please wear gloves when handling the cards so as not to put any dirt or oils on the cards.
This is important so that your cards are printed properly with no errors.
6. How to print a test card
This video will explain how to print a test card on your SD series (SD160 / SD260).
Follow along in this video on the steps to print a test card. You may have to print a few cards before the card quality is to your standards. This is because the print ribbon still needs to warm up the colours to print on your card.
Please be patient with your printer.
7. Removing a card jam
This video will explain how to remove your card if it is jammed in your SD Entrust card printer (SD160 & SD260).
Follow the steps to see how to carefully remove a jammed card without damaging the printhead. Only once you have removed the card may you continue printing.
Please be patient with your card printer. It may be a bit fidgety to remove the jammed card.
8. Repairing a broken ribbon
This video will explain how to repair a broken ribbon if your ribbon has snapped in your SD Entrust card printer (SD160 & SD260).
Follow the steps to see how to carefully repair your snapped ribbon and re-use it.
Please use gloves when handling your ribbon as it may be difficult to handle. You do not want to get dirt or oils onto the ribbon when printing as this will transfer onto your card and affect the quality of the card.
9. Inserting a cleaning card
This video will explain how to insert a cleaning card into your SD series Entrust printers (SD160 & SD260).
Cleaning cards are normally inserted when your printhead is damaged or after 250 card have been printed and the quality of your card diminishes.
Cleaning cards clean your card printer and prevent your card quality from diminishing.
10. Cleaning your printhead
This video will explain how to clean your printhead on your Entrust SD printer (SD160 & SD260).
It is important to clean your printhead when it has been damaged, when the printhead is replaced or it is touched by oils or dirt.
Please wear gloves while doing this so you do not contaminate the clean printhead.
11. Printing cards – Microsoft word
This video will explain how to print your cards off Microsoft word with your SD Entrust printers (SD160 & SD260).
This is a simple video showing you how to print your cards off Microsoft word. Follow these steps to set up your printer properties to print off your PC onto the card printer.
Please remember to handle your cards with gloves so that no dirt or oil contaminates are spread.
12. Printing cards – ID works
This video will explain how you can design and print your card from your PC and onto your Entrust card printer (SD160 & SD260).
This is an easy software to follow and you can design your personalized cards (be it ID corporate for your employees or university student cards etc).
Please follow along with us to see how simple it is to print a card from your own desktop either from home or at your office.
13. Truecredential tutorial
This video will explain how to use the Entrusts Truecredential software.
This software will allow you to design, create workflows and print your own cards.
Follow along in this tutorial to see how Truecredential works with layers.
You will be shown how to design both the front side and the backside of the card.
14. What to do if printer cover was open during printing?
This image will show you what to do if you left your print cover open whilst printing.
This may damage your printhead so please follow the steps below to prevent this from occurring.