Sigma DS3 ID Card Printer

Entrust Sigma ID Card Printers are specifically designed for today’s cloud environments:

The Entrust Sigma DS3 direct-to-card printer delivers instantly-issued ID cards at superior speeds that will increase productivity.  The secure architecture ensures data is safe with features like encryption technology, TPM Module, and Secure Boot?.  Features like inline magnetic stripe encoding, smart card encoding, UV ribbon, and luster color ribbon secure your cards while the intuitive printer dashboard enables printer management from a mobile phone.   The DS3 achieves simplicity and security not seen before in ID card printing.

Out of Box Experience:

An out of box experience that gets you up and running in no time. The ability to open the box and take the printer out of the box with one hand. It also is easy to find everything that you need to get the printer up and running – power cord, network cable, etc. A one-page (front and back) quick start guide that ensures you follow the correct steps to get started with your new printer.

LED Light Ring:

Variable LED Light Ring enables customers to match the color to their environment or brand. Additionally, the LED Light Ring will alert you to an issue with your printer.

Printer Dashboard:

Manage you printer from the palm of your hand with our Printer Dashboard. No need to ask somebody for help when you can see the printer status, order supplies, check cleaning status, update firmware, watch how to videos, and contact help (when needed). Consumables Offer a choice of eco-friendly color ribbon kits or prefilled ribbon cassettes enable you easily to swap out ribbons in your Sigma DS series card printers.

New Luster Specialty Ribbon:

The specialty color panel ribbon allows a user to variably print a security feature that has both a level 1 and a level 2 method of authentication. Luster print features the combination of visible iridescence and UV fluorescing for card authentication. Offers creative eye-catching additions to the card with text and imagery for simplex or duplex cards without the need for additional hardware cost.

Sigma DS3 ID Card Printer Features:

  • Increased speed ensures fast and reliable printing (Up to 250 cards per hour for single-sided color ribbon and up to 180 cards per hour for double-sided color ribbon)
  • Cloud-enabled – Ethernet (Standard) or Wi-Fi (Optional) connectivity
    options enables use of cloud software delivery model
  • Double-Sided printing
  • Simplex to Duplex RFID upgrade kit
  • Full-color/monochrome printing
  • Inline printing and magnetic stripe or smart card encoding
  • The Sigma DS3 card printer has a 36 month warranty for both the printer and printhead

Contact us today to learn more about our range of Sigma ID Card Printers and how they can help you run your business efficiently at an affordable price.


Sigma: The Next Generation of Direct-to-Card Printing



  • Easy to get started
  • Remove from box in 32 seconds
  • Takes 30 minutes to set up
  • Simplified quick start guide
  • Comes with pre-filled cassettes and ribbon roles
  • Variable LED Light Ring – Matches to your environment and alerts you to printer issues


Manage printer from the palm of your hand via a dashboard:

  • See printer status
  • Order supplies
  • Check cleaning status
  • Update Firmware
  • Contact Help


  • Encrypted customer data storage
  • Data sent to printer is secure and encrypted
  • Secure boot protects system from malware or virus on boot-up
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) manages the printer’s own TLS/SSL certificates and keys
  • Connection and data sent between software and printer is encrypted
  • Customer data is encrypted and is not stored in the printer after printing is complete
  • Luster printing and other security features added to cards protect from tampering and counterfeiting

Flexibility and Scalability Built for the Future

  • Issuance capabilities include physical cards and digital Mobile Flash Passes
  • Choose on-premises or cloud-hosted deployment
  • Expand your ID Program as your needs change by adding smart card capabilities, wi-fi connectivity, and more
  • Print anytime, anywhere with your mobile device (iOS, Android, Windows)


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