The Datacard® PB6500™ passport issuance system offers a wide range of advanced capabilities to enhance both program and document security, while minimizing overall program costs. This high-speed system features true field modularity which allows you to integrate new capabilities as they become available without investing in a new platform. The PB6500 system is part of a comprehensive passport portfolio, which includes enrollment and identity management software, post-issuance management software, consultative services, technical support and intelligent supplies. Discover how this system — and our complete portfolio — can help defend against ever-changing counterfeiting techniques without compromising efficiency.
Reduce capital costs, waste and supplies
Enhance passport booklet security
Configure for redundancy and efficiency
Improve productivity with high-speed laser and color inkjet technology
Maximize daily production
Protect documents and data with advanced personalization technologies. Incorporate Datacard LinkJet™ and PersoCurv™ security features, 3D photos, laser ablation and more to significantly minimize forgeries and counterfeits. Leverage logical security features to protect demographics, biometrics and other proprietary information.
Configurable for redundancy and production efficiency
Accommodate specific security and productivity requirements with a system design that has true field modularity. New modules can be added at any time to implement new technologies.
Powerful laser engraving and color inkjet options
Generate up to 200 passports per hour with an innovative, high-speed fiber laser that requires no external cooling or an inkjet module with an ultra-smooth transport. Produce more passports in less time — for less money.
Flexible Passport issuance
Issue a wider range of passport types, including e-passports. The chip encoding module is compatible with chips from a wide range of manufacturers. Use multiple input trays and selective picking software capabilities to run multiple booklet types.
Datacard® Intelligent Supplies Technology™
Enhance durability and security with highly secure overlays that use powerful adhesives to protect critical passport information.
System controller The system controller software controls the data flow and module operation throughout the personalization process, providing the operator with real-time updates via an easy-to-use graphical interface.
Passport input Feeds blank passport booklets into the system with high reliability. Multiple input modules are available for added capacity or for more flexible production options.
Booklet leafing Automatically open closed passport booklets to a specified page and confirm proper page prior to personalization.
Laser engraving Engrave photos, laser ablated images, tilted laser images (CLI, MLI, 3D photo), text, bar codes, PersoCurv™ security feature, logos and other graphics with speed and precision.
Chip Encoding Securely program contactless chips embedded within passport booklets.
Color Inkjet Personalize the paper pages of a passport booklet in color or black-and-white with exceptionally clear and crisp inkjet printing, including the Datacard LinkJet™ security feature.
Quality Assurance The quality assurance module increases confidence in mission-critical documents by adding automated verification steps prior to passport issuance. Booklet closing Close personalized passport booklets prior to final output.
Passport output Stack approved and rejected booklets in separate trays.