DASCOM DC-8600 Simplex Retransfer Card Printer

DASCOM DC-8600 Simplex Retransfer Card Printer


  • High resolution printing with 600 dpi
  • High productivity due to high speed printing
  • Over-the-Edge full card printing
  • High capacity card feeder (2 options)
  • Variety of smart card encoders
  • Innovative PatchIM capability (Printing and lamination with 1 unit!)


The DASCOM DC-8600 prints up to 170 cards per hour and has been designed for industrial grade printing environments and faster over-the-edge retransfer card printing. It offers unique market segment features for both end-users and resellers that help to separate it from other retransfer card printers in the market.

Users of the DC-8600 will experience unmatched clarity and precision with the printer’s impressive 600 dots per inch (DPI) resolution. Whether it’s intricate designs, detailed text, or vibrant images, this high-resolution printer gives users the ability to tailor output to best match their specific requirements for exceptional performance in access control, badge identification, and high-security or monitored admittance areas.

One of the standout features of the DC-8600 is the dual hoppers capability (only available with DC-8600 Duplex capability). Users can seamlessly manage different card types or batches, streamlining the printing process and enhancing operational efficiency. With its ability to handle up to a total of 450 cards and high-capacity consumables for up to 1,000 images, printing workflows are optimized, and downtimes are minimized.

The DC-8600 is the latest, most innovative Retransfer Card Printer in the DASCOM product line. Retransfer technology allows for over-the-edge printing and the DC-8600 provides the best in crisp, clear, fast, and heavy-duty printing. The DC-8600 provides flexibility with a variety of interfaces both standard and optional and works well with many encoders. And, when combined with unique technology solutions and software developed by DASCOM, the DC-8600 is an unbeatable answer for many applications including:

DASCOM specializes in providing card printing solutions and offers innovative technological products for the industry including PatchIM™, a unique software process that allows users to laminate cards without the need for a separate laminator.

Printing and smart card encoding option:

Print and encode smart cards using CardLogix’ Card Encoding Engine (CCE) for in-line smart card personalization. If you just want to print cards or do simple MIFARE encoding, cardPresso software would be an ideal solution.

Other DASCOM printers offered by CardLogix can be found here:

Retransfer Printer (DC-7600)

Laminator (DC-5100)

Direct to Card Printer with the (DC-2300)

CardLogix is an authorized DASCOM reseller specializing in ID card printing products. We guarantee that our ribbons are genuine DASCOM ribbons, are properly stored, and are always ‘fresh’.


  • Print Capability Single Side, Double Side, Over-the-Edge, photo quality image color
  • Print Speed Single Side: 21 sec.
  • Double Side: 43 sec.
  • Interfaces USB (2.0), Ethernet (10/100)
  • Optional: WiFi
  • Optional contact and contactless smart card encoder and magnetic stripe encoder
  • Card Thickness 0,5 – 1,1 mm (20 – 50 mil)
  • Security Features RFID ribbon, card feeder lock, custom watermarks (BMP)
  • Card Loading Standard: Card feeder for 250 cards (0,76 mm thickness)
  • Double Bin: Card feeder for 250 cards and 2nd card hopper for 200 cards
  • Manual feed: single card
  • Card Types PVC, PET, PET-G, PC
  • 85,6 x 53,98 mm (ISO ID-1/CR-80 size)
  • Consumables Ribbon YMCK (500 or 1.000 Images), Ribbon YMCKH (400 or 800 Images),
  • Ribbon YMCKK (400 or 800 Images), Ribbon YMCKI (400 or 800 Images),
  • Ribbon YMCKSI (350 or 700 Images), Transfer Film YMCK (500 or 1.000 Images)
  • Ribbon K (500 or 1.000 Images), Transfer Film K (500 or 1.000 Images)
  • Cleaning Set Cleaning Card
  • Cleaning Roller
  • Physical Weight Standard: 13,3 kg
  • Double Bin: 15 kg
  • Physical Size Standard: 248 x 339 x 408 mm (W x D x H)
  • Double Bin: 248 x 466 x 408 mm (W x D x H)
  • Power Voltage Auto wide ranging, 100 – 240 V AC – 50/60 Hz
  • Environment Printing: +15° to +30° C Temperature; 35 – 95% Humidity
  • Storage: +5° C to +45° C Temperature; 35 – 95% Humidity
  • Driver Windows 8/8.1/10/11 and Server 2012/2016/2019/2022, macOS
  • Optional Encoder Encoder prepared
  • Warranty For more details please contact your local dealer

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