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Version: 5.4

Release Date: 2018-12-14


Nexus is proud to announce the availability of Nexus Card SDK 5.4.

Main new features

Support for Magicard Rio Pro 360

Card SDK now supports the new Magicard Rio Pro 360 printer.

Modernized Card SDK user interface

The user interface of all Card SDK dialogs are updated.

Detailed feature list


JIRA ticket noDescription

Silent card production

There is now the possibility to suppress all user dialogs during card production (previews, status popup etc.) so that the card production can be executed completely in a silent mode. The configuration is done in the Card Printer Configuration dialog.


Modernized Card SDK user interface

The user interface of all Card SDK dialogs are updated and now aligned with current the style of the operating system.


Supporting Dual Hopper for HDP 5000

The Dual Hopper, which is available as an add-on module for the Fargo HDP 5000 printer, is now supported in Card SDK 5.4 for combined printing/encoding. The user can now configure per encoding type in the Configuration Manager, which Slot should be used for which use case.


Magicard Rio Pro 360 now supported

The Rio Pro 360 printer from Magicard has been added to the standard printer portfolio. Standard use cases (printing frontside/backside, inline RFID Encoding and PKI Encoding) are supported with this printer.


Canon EOS 4000D supported

This version of Card SDK supports the new Canon EOS 4000D for image capturing.

Corrected bugs

JIRA ticket noDescription

Fixed an issue when using multiple field mappings to the same database field in a cardJob.


Fixed a translation issue of cancel buttons.

SDK-181Fixed a problem with default baud rate for Omnikey 5421 readers.

Fixed caching issue when downloading PRIME PKI Encoder.

SDK-234Fixed a problem when reading legic encoded cards.
SDK-236Updated curl library in order to fix some vulnerabilities.
SDK-268Fixed a problem when switching mode of EOS camera when capturing dialog is open.

Fixed an issue with positioning frame in live image capturing dialog.


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This article is valid for Nexus Card SDK 5.4.

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