Some devices need a special configuration to work properly and get the most of them with cardpresso.

In this category you will find some technotes and tips to configure printers, signature pads, encoders...


Image Acquisition Devices

Using the camera's SDK in live acquisition allows you to obtain the maximum quality in the acquired images.

Please refer to technote below.

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Live acquisition feature is available in all the editions for camera and signature acquisition.

Please note that live acquisition through camera SDK in only available from XM edition onwards.

cardPresso supports any camera with a TWAIN, WIA or DirectShow compliant driver.
And also supports the Canon Digital EOS SDK (ED-SDK v3.9) - Windows only, which implements the following Canon EOS models:

  • EOS 1D C
  • EOS 1D X
  • EOS 1D X Mark II
  • EOS 1Ds Mark III
  • EOS 1D Mark III
  • EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EOS 100D / Rebel SL1 / Kiss X7
  • EOS 1000D / Rebel XS 7 Kiss F
  • EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 / Kiss X50
  • EOS 1200D / Rebel T5 / Kiss X70 / Hi
  • EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 / Kiss X80
  • EOS 1500D
  • EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 / Kiss X9
  • EOS 2000D / Rebel T7 / Kiss X90
  • EOS 3000D
  • EOS 40D
  • EOS 400D / Rebel XTi / Kiss X
  • EOS 450D / Rebel XSi / Kiss X2
  • EOS 4000D / Rebel T100
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • EOS 5D Mark III
  • EOS 5D Mark IV
  • EOS 5DS
  • EOS 5DS R
  • EOS 50D
  • EOS 550D / Rebel T2i / Kiss X4
  • EOS 500D / Rebel T1i / Kiss X3
  • EOS 6D
  • EOS 6D - Mark II
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS 60Da
  • EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Kiss X5
  • EOS 650D / Rebel T4i / Kiss X6i
  • EOS 7D Mark II
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS 70D
  • EOS 700D / Rebel T5i / Kiss X7i
  • EOS 750D / Rebel T6i / Kiss X8i
  • EOS 760D / Rebel T6s / 8000D
  • EOS 80D
  • EOS 800D / Rebel T7i / Kiss X9i
  • EOS 9000D / 77D
  • EOS M *
  • EOS M2 *
  • EOS M3 *
  • EOS M5 *
  • EOS M6 *
  • EOS M10*
  • EOS M50* / Kiss M
  • EOS M100*
  • EOS R

*remote shooting functions are not supported

Image acquisition through the Canon EOS SDK is available from the XM edition and above.

At the moment we support all fingerprint scanners that support WIA, TWAIN or Direct Show Image Acquisition.

Besides those we have added the following scanners through their SDK:

  • Verifier® 300 LC 2.0 scanner
  • Crossmatch U.are.U4500 Fingerprint Reader - Digital Persona

At this moment fingerprint is acquired as an image. We are planning future implementations on this matter.

cardPresso supports the following Topaz models:

  • SigLite LCD 1x5 - T-L460-HSB-R and T-LBK460-HSB-R
  • SigLite LCD 4x3 - T-LBK750-BHSB-R
  • Siglite Backlit LCD 4x3 USB T-LBK750SE-BHSB-R
  • SignatureGem LCD 1x5 - T-La462-HSB-R and T-LBK462-HSB-R
  • SignatureGem LCD 4x3 - T-LBK755-BHSB-R and T-LBK755SE-BHSB-R
  • SignatureGem LCD 4x5 - T-LBK766-BHSB-R.


The following Evolis models:

  • Evolis Sig100
  • Evolis Sig200 


The following Signotec models:

  • Signotec Sigma
  • Signotec Omega


The following Wacom models:

  • Wacom Bamboo CTL-470/K (and Bamboo family)


The following epadLink model:

  • epadII


And WinTab Compatible Devices.

Encoding Devices

The following encoders were tested with cardPresso.

Identive SDI01X
Identive Cloud 4000
Cloud 4700F

Duali DE 620

Omnikey 512X
Omnikey 5321
Omnikey 5325
Omnikey 5427

Elyctis Arygon v0.3
Elyctis v2.0

RF Ideas
Pc Prox Plus (read only)

ACR 38
ACR 122U

Spring Card
Crazy Writer

Elatec TWN3 MultiISO
Elatec Mifare V2
Elatec Multi125 V2

When using Duali DE-620 in cardPresso it is needed to change its mode to PC/SC. To accomplish that please follow the technote below.

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When using Duali DE-ABCM in cardPresso it is needed to change the encoder's mode to PC/SC compliant. Please refer to the technote below.

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The technotes below will help you to configure RF Ideas Pc Prox Plus encoder to read specific tags:

EM 4201

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Please confirm that you have the correct settings when printing with Swiftcolor 4000D in this technote.

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