|Warranty:||2 Years Warranty|
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|Category:||ID Card Printers and Systems||Manufacturer:||Fargo|
|Applications:||Access Control, Credit Cards, Education, Employee Cards, Government, Membership ID Cards||Capabilities:||Double Side Printing, Laminating, Single Side Printing|
|Color Type:||Color||Encoding:||Contact Smart Card, Contactless Smart Card, HiD iClass, HiD Prox, ISO Magentic Stripe, MIFARE / DESFire|
|Printing Volume:||2000 - 10000||Security:||High|
|Type:||ID Card Printers||Model:||Fargo - 91800|
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.
|Prevent tampering and unauthorized use by giving cards an extra layer of security and durability with the Card Lamination option||Reduce 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.|
|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.
|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:|
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.
|Print Method||Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer|
|Resolution||300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm)|
|Colors||Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel|
|Print Ribbon Options|
|Accepted Standard Card Sizes||CR-80 (3.375"L x 2.125"W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW)|
|Accepted Card Thickness||20 mil to 30 mil (.020" to .030" / .51mm to .76mm)|
|Accepted Card Types||PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for 100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish|
|Input Hopper Card Capacity||Dual hoppers, 100 cards each (.030" / .762mm)|
|Output Hopper Card Capacity||100 cards (.030" / .762mm)|
|Card Cleaning||Removable Card Cleaning Cartridge with replaceable cleaning roller|
|Display||User-friendly, SmartScreen™ LCD Control Panel; LED display on optional Card Lamination Module|
|Software Drivers||Windows® 2000/XP/Server 2003|
|Interface||USB 1.1 (USB 2.0 compatible)|
|Weight||20 lbs. / 9.1kg|
|Supply Voltage||100–240 VAC, 3.3 A|
|Warranty||Printer – One year; optional Extended Warranty Program (U.S. only)|
Printhead – One year, unlimited pass with UltraCard™ Cards
"We were very pleased with the customer service prior to ordering as well as when we were ordering. They honored their quote 3 months after our first call and their price was about $500 less than other suppliers."
"I am glad we ordered, however I felt that it took a while to ship, I ordered it on a tuesday and they shipped it the on a monday - 6 days. "
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