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Fargo DTC550 Single Sided Card Printer (Optional: Double Sided Printer)

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Fargo DTC4500 Single Sided Card Printer (Optional: Double Sided Printer)
Fargo DTC550 Single Sided Card Printer (Optional: Double Sided Printer)
Fargo DTC550 Single Sided Card Printer (Optional: Double Sided Printer)
  • A High Security Printer that prints Single Sided with Optional Dual-sided printing and Lamination capability.
  • Print Capability: Color and Monochrome.
  • Printer Speed: 27 seconds per card and 144 cards per hour (YMCKO).
  • Networking: USB 1.1 interface; Optional Ethernet and Internal Print Server replaces the USB connection.
  • Output Card Hopper Capacity: 100 Cards.
  • Accepted Card Thickness: 20 mil to 40 mil.
  • Printer Ribbon Yield: YMCKO yields 500 prints.
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General Information

Category:ID Card Printers and SystemsManufacturer:Fargo
Applications:Access Control, Credit Cards, Education, Employee Cards, Government, Membership ID CardsCapabilities:Double Side Printing, Laminating, Single Side Printing
Color Type:ColorEncoding:Contact Smart Card, Contactless Smart Card, HiD iClass, HiD Prox, ISO Magentic Stripe, MIFARE / DESFire
Printing Volume:2000 - 10000Security:High
Type:ID Card PrintersModel:Fargo - 91800
UPC:754563918004  
 

The Fargo DTC550 is a card production workhorse that prints high volume cards in a short time. The Dual Output Card Hopper gives you the flexibility to print high volume cards. The DTC550 supports diverse applications as you can print different types of cards. Printing is protected by user password, only the users you assign will be able to print. This protects your investment from threats, and makes your organization more secure.



1 - Protecting against counterfeiters and physical damage. Protect your ID badges from alteration, counterfeiting and everyday wear with High Security Lamination. The Lamination Option adds durability, and gives your cards a higher level of security protection. The Visual Security Elements such as holograms and micro text, and the Overlaminate provide durability against swipe abrasion, prevent dye-migration, and shield against image fading UV light.

2 - The Reject Card Hopper saves you time and takes care of your materials. If the printer notices any improperly encoded cards, it automatically routes them to the Reject Card Hopper. This process is just before the card is sent to be printed. Otherwise the card would have continued on to the printing process after which it would have been placed in the finished output hopper, and you would have ultimately rejected it later on.

3 - Keep a status check on your print job. The SmartScreen LCD Control Panel displays print status from the moment the print command was send from the computer to the final output. If there are any errors that might have occurred, they will be displayed. This will reduce delay time as you prompted by a message right away.

4 - The Dual Card Hopper allows printing on two different card stocks simultaneously. You can design two different id card designs, and send them to the printer. The printer selects one hopper for one batch, and the other for the other batch. This not only increases production, but maintains a balance as you can send high volume batch to one hopper and the low volume batch to another.

5 - Flexible card printing and encoding technology. The Fargo DTC550 offers single-sided or dual-sided printing with a variety of encoding and lamination options. Card printing and encoding is streamlined with intuitive controls and simple materials loading. It can encode the cards for 3 different technologies – contactless smart card, contact smart card, and proximity card reader. This encoding and the addition of magnetic stripe or lamination is done in one pass.



6 - The Fargo DTC550 is everywhere you need it. It is ideal for issuing cards at multiple locations. The Ethernet port and the internal print server allows you to install it anywhere on a LAN; giving you freedom when you're planning widespread or high-volume card issuance. Its print driver provides bi-directional status information, so you can monitor and manage the DTC550 just as you would any other networked printer.

Versatile and reliable, on a network or working alone.

With a variety of encoding, lamination and connectivity options, the DTC550 fits a wide range of applications, from a single ID badging station to a networked service bureau. Even the basic features of the DTC550 are impressive, with full-color Direct-to-Card printing technology, single- and dual-sided printing, intuitive SmartScreen™ control panel, Dual Card Hopper and more.
   
Prevent tampering and unauthorized use by giving cards an extra layer of security and durability with the Card Lamination optionReduce operator confusion, troubleshooting and downtime with clear guidance from status messages and prompts on the SmartScreen LCD Control Panel.Produce different types of cards and designs without interruption by switching between two different card stocks in the Dual Card Hopper.

Reduce “card doesn’t work” calls to your card program administrator and improve quality by collecting incomplete or improperly encoded cards in the Card Reject Hopper.Print from multiple PC stations onto one DTC550 through a secure network connection with the optional Ethernet port and internal print server.Streamline production by encoding up to three e-card technologies in one pass.
   

Visual Security Solutions

An effective and affordable first layer of defense

The DTC400 Series printer/encoder is designed to help you easily and affordably produce secure plastic ID cards that pose tough challenges to would-be counterfeiters. Fargo Secure HoloMark™ and VeriMark™ cards provide a highly effective first line of defense. These cards feature a tamper-resistant, instantly verifiable foil, permanently embedded on each card, which dramatically increases card security compared to unmarked, easily replicated white cards.

Both HoloMark and VeriMark cards are compatible with DTC400 Series printer/encoders.

 

HoloMark™ Cards

A holographic image embedded into the card surface provides the highest level of non-laminated card security. Specify a standard hologram, or turn a custom graphic into a one-of-a-kind holographic image.

 

 

VeriMark™ Cards

Add personalized text or graphics onto a silver metallic foil for a durable, distinctive and cost-effective visual counterfeit deterrent.

 

 

Issuance Security Solutions

ID cards are only as secure as the system that produces them. Fargo Issuance Security Solutions use our exclusive SecureMark™ Technology to protect the entire card issuance process. DTC550 Card Printer/Encoders can work with all of these Issuance Security Solutions:

 

Print Security Manager™

 

 

Protects ID card issuance across a network by managing users, devices and materials.

Real-time monitoring of all system components. Manages printer configuration and passwords. Logs key events into central database.

Controls and protects materials inventory. Optional SecureVault™ management capability.

 

Print Security Suite™

 

 

Enhances security, control and convenience for stand-alone card identity systems.

Helps prevent unauthorized ID card printing with password access control and instant notification.

Helps prevent fraud by adding covert Security Imaging elements to ID cards.

 

SecureVault

 

 

Guards against theft and misuse of ID card-making materials with unique hardware and software system.

Keeps materials under constant surveillance through inventory management software, RFID tags and an electronically locked safe.

Tracks movement and use of sensitive materials. Provides secure audit trails and asset management.

Guillermo villafana Hi, i have a DTC550 printer. I installed a 82118 laminate, but i had problems for use it, the laminator had a "black line" that is printed when i use it,1 how can use this laminate 2 what part numbre of laminate i need to use for this printer, for print in both sides.Thankyou for your answer

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  • Fargo is manufactured by HID Global. HID Global is the trusted leader in delivering secure identity solutions to millions of customers worldwide. Its focus is on creating customer value with technology-based access solutions, issuance solutions, embedded technology solutions and logistics technology solutions.
    Popular Fargo products include the Persona C30e Card Printer Encoder, DTC400e Card Printer Encoder and DTC550 Card Printer Encoder. Recently Fargo introduced the simple, affordable, easy-to-use and reliable DTC1000 Card Printer/Encoder, DTC4000 Card Printer/Encoder and DTC4500 Card Printer/Encoder.
    Fargo’s products are flexible as you can add multiple-technology capabilities to its entire product line. You can select the specific technology combination that best suits the needs of different applications, or add another level of security. Fargo also gives the option to incorporate a photo ID or anti-counterfeiting element such as a hologram or ultraviolet ink.

  • Specification

    Printer Specifications
    Print MethodDye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer
    Resolution300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm)
    ColorsUp to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel
    Print Ribbon Options
    • Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 500 prints
    • Full-color with two resin black panels and overlay panel, YMCKOK*, 400 prints
    • Full-color with two resin black panels, no overlay panel, YMCKK*, 500 prints
    • Resin black (3,000 prints); green, blue, red, white, silver and gold (1,000 prints)
    • Resin black and overlay panel, KO*, 1,500 prints
    Print Speed
    • 7 seconds per card / 514 cards per hour (K)*
    • 12 seconds per card / 300 cards per hour (KO)*
    • 25 seconds per card / 144 cards per hour (YMCKO)*
    • 33 seconds per card / 109 cards per hour (YMCKOK)*
    • 35 seconds per card / 102 cards per hour (YMCKK/lamination)*
    Cards Specifications
    Accepted Standard Card SizesCR-80 (3.375"L x 2.125"W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW)
    Print Area
    • CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.37"L x 2.11"W / 85.5mmL x 53.5mmW)
    • CR-79 (3.30"L x 2.05"W / 83.9mmL x 52.2mmW)
    Accepted Card Thickness20 mil to 30 mil (.020" to .030" / .51mm to .76mm)
    Accepted Card TypesPVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for 100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish
    Input Hopper Card CapacityDual hoppers, 100 cards each (.030" / .762mm)
    Output Hopper Card Capacity100 cards (.030" / .762mm)
    Card CleaningRemovable Card Cleaning Cartridge with replaceable cleaning roller
    General Specifications
    Memory16MB RAM
    DisplayUser-friendly, SmartScreen™ LCD Control Panel; LED display on optional Card Lamination Module
    Software DriversWindows® 2000/XP/Server 2003
    InterfaceUSB 1.1 (USB 2.0 compatible)
    Dimensions
    • DTC550: 10.75"H x 18.5"W x 11"D / 273mmH x 470mmW x 279mmD
    • DTC550 + Lam: 10.75"H x 30.5"W x 11"D / 273mmH x 775mmW x 279mmD
    • Lam Module: 10.25"H x 30"W x 11"D / 260mmH x 762mmW x 279mmD
    Weight20 lbs. / 9.1kg
    Supply Voltage100–240 VAC, 3.3 A
    WarrantyPrinter – One year; optional Extended Warranty Program (U.S. only)
    Printhead – One year, unlimited pass with UltraCard™ Cards
    Encoding Options
    • ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, triple coercivity, Lo-Co 300, Hi-Co 2750, Hi-Co 4000,Tracks 1, 2, and 3
    • Contact Smart Card Docking Station
    • Contactless Smart Card Encoder (HID® iCLASS™, MIFARE® and MIFARE DESFire
    • Contact Smart Card Encoder reads from and writes to all ISO7816-1/2/3/4 memory and microprocessor smart cards (T = 0, T = 1) as well as synchronous cards
    • Prox Card Encoder (HID read-only)
    Note
    • Terms and Conditions may apply

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    Color Ribbon Cartridge for Fargo DTC550


    Y = Yellow M = Magenta C = Cyan K = Black O = Overcoat
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    Title Price
    [86200] YMCKO Color Ribbon Cartridge
    Yields 500 Prints. The K panel is a black resin panel used for printing text and barcodes while the O panel is a thin, clear protective overlay. Cleaning roller included.
    $ 210.00
    [86212] YMCFKO Color Ribbon
    Yield 400 Prints. The fluorescing F panel prints text or images that are only visible with ultraviolet (UV) light. The black resin K panel is used for printing text and barcodes while the O panel is a thin, clear protective overlay. Cleaning roller included.
    $ 181.00
    [86211] KO Premium Black Cartridge
    Yields 1500 images. Consists of a black resin, K, panel and a thin protective overlay, O, panel.
    $ 252.00
    [86202] YMCKK Color Ribbon
    Yields 500 images. YMCKK ribbons are for dual-sided printing with YMC and the first K panel printing on the front side, the second K panel prints on the back side. Cleaning roller included.
    $ 210.00
    [86201] YMCKOK Color Ribbon Cartridge
    Yields 400 images. YMCKOK ribbons are for dual-sided printing with YMC, the first K panel and O panel printing on the front side, the second K panel prints on the back side. Cleaning roller included.
    $ 191.00
    [86214] YMCFKOK Color Ribbon Cartridge
    Yields 350 color prints. The fluorescing F panel prints text or images that are only visible with ultraviolet (UV) light. The black resin K panel is used for printing text and barcodes. Cleaning roller included.
    $ 186.00

    Fargo Plastic Cards

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    Title Price
    [81754] UltraCard 30 mil
    Quantity: 500 Cards; Card Size: CR-80; Graphic quality PVC
    $ 52.00
    [81751] UltraCard 30 mil
    Quantity: 500 Cards; Card Size: CR-80; Graphic quality PVC with High-coercivity magnetic stripe
    $ 97.00
    [81750] UltraCard 30 mil
    Quantity: 500 Cards; Card Size: CR-80; Graphic quality PVC with Low-coercivity magnetic stripe
    $ 75.00

    Jolly ID Flow Software Options (Design software that captures photos, encodes smart cards, and prints ID cards)

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    Title Price
    [IDF-ENT-U5] Jolly ID Flow Enterprise Edition - 5 User License
    • Integrate with HR database
    • Capture photos with a webcam or digital camera.
    • Supports several signature, fingerprint and biometric scanners.
    • Print standard compliant barcodes, magnetic stripes and encode smart chips.

    $ 5680.00
    [IDF-CRP-U5] Jolly ID Flow Corporate Edition - 5 User License
    • Integrate with HR database
    • Capture photos with a webcam or digital camera.
    • Supports several signature, fingerprint and biometric scanners.
    • Print standard compliant barcodes, magnetic stripes and encode smart chips.

    $ 3787.00
    [IDF-SBE-U1] Jolly ID Flow Small Business Edition
    • Integrate with HR database
    • Capture photos with a webcam or digital camera.
    • Supports several signature, fingerprint and biometric scanners.
    • Print standard compliant barcodes, magnetic stripes and encode smart chips.

    $ 561.00

    Monochrome Ribbon Cartridge for Fargo DTC550

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    Title Price
    [86205] Blue Monochrome Ribbon Kit
    Yield 1000 Prints. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 37.00
    [86203] Premium Black Monochrome Ribbon
    Yield 3000 Prints. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 85.00
    [86204] Standard Black Monochrome Ribbon
    Yield 3000 Prints. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 37.00
    [86208] White Monochrome Ribbon Kit
    Yields 1000 images. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 37.00
    [86206] Green Monochrome Cartridge
    Yields 1000 images. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 37.00
    [86207] Red Monochrome Cartridge Kit
    Yields 1000 images. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 37.00
    [86209] Gold Metallic Monochrome Cartridge Kit
    Yields 1000 images. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 47.00
    [86210] Silver Metallic Monochrome Cartridge Kit
    Yields 1000 images. Monochrome ribbon.
    $ 47.00

    Cleaning Kit for Fargo DTC550

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    Title Price
    [82133] Iso-Propyl Alcohol Cleaning Card
    10 cleaning cards in the pack
    [86003] Cleaning Kit
    Includes 2 Printhead Cleaning Pens, 10 Cleaning Cards, 10 Cleaning Pads
    $ 38.00
    [86004] Cleaning Rollers
    10 cleaning rollers in the pack
    $ 29.00
    [86131] Extra Cleaning Cards
    Double sided cleaning cards, contains 50 cards
    $ 22.00
    [86005] Extra Card Cleaning Cartridge
    1 cartridge assembly. Adhesive roller is sold with ribbon.
    $ 21.00

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    Optional Products for Fargo DTC550

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    Title Price
    [92800] Ethernet with Internal Print Server
    Allows you to connect to a network. Replaces the USB.
    $ 189.00
    [91900] Card Input Hopper Lock
    Secure your input cards with a lock.
    $ 72.00
    [91801] Magnetic Stripe Encoding
    For ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, Tracks 1, 2 and 3
    $ 371.00
    [91820] Dual Sided Printing

    $ 932.00
    [91230] Contactless Smart Card Encoder
    For HID iClass and MIFARE
    $ 612.00
    [91238] HID Prox Encoder
    Prox Card Reader (HID read-only)
    $ 632.00
    [91890] Card Lamination Model

    $ 1342.00
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    Running Total: $1994.00
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