|Category:||ID Card Printers and Systems||Manufacturer:||Fargo|
|Applications:||Access Control, Credit Cards, Education, Employee Cards, Gift Cards, Government, Membership ID Cards||Brand:||Fargo|
|Capabilities:||Single Side Printing||Color Type:||Color|
|Encoding:||Contact Smart Card, HiD iClass, HiD Prox, ISO Magentic Stripe, MIFARE / DESFire||Security:||Medium|
|Type:||ID Card Printers||Model:||DTC4000|
DTC 4000 is an extremely versatile printer that offers professional and extremely secure printing. No matter, what kind of card you need, it can deliver professional quality photo ID cards, barcodes, digital signatures and control identification cards. The DTC 4000 is privileged to be an energy star certified product that helps the organizations in reducing costs. It consumes very less power in sleep or stand-by mode. Its sleek design is very scalable and allows easy upgrading to the high security level to meet the future requirements.
The DTC 4000 is equipped with a high resolution smart screen for error handling. It’s easy to use interface guides the user throughout the printing process. It is highly flexible and combines many different features to deliver exceptional performance. It supports various card technologies, ribbons and card types. It is pre-installed with Swift ID badging application that uses the web browser and allows the users to design the badges. Users can easily personalize the blank cards with color and edge-to-edge images. Its capability of printing 256 shades per pixel and 300 dpi resolution enables it to deliver very fine quality prints. It can accept cards having thickness of 9 mil to 40 mil.
The DTC 4000 is being manufactured with original HID technology due to which it is perfectly compatible with other HID products. Moreover, it does not have any compatibility issue with ID card issuance applications such as Asure ID personalization software. DTC 4000, in combination with these applications offers enhanced functionalities, such as badge design, database management and technology card encoding.
Its password protected printing process ensures extremely secure printing. One of its useful features is its erase and rewrite capability, due to which it proves really cost effective in printing temporary cards such as visitor cards, etc. It also offers the option for ultra violet fluorescent ribbon or holographic foil card printing for increased security. It works perfectly fine both as a stand-alone unit or a sharing device in a networked environment.
Security: It is equipped with multiple security features. It offers password protected printer access. Moreover, options of fluorescent ribbon and holographic foil card printing are available for enhanced card security.
Scalability: The design and functions of DTC 4000 are highly scalable. They can be upgraded to high security levels to meet the future requirements. It can also be used with other HID products and ID card issuance application for enhanced performance.
Easy to use: It’s simple and easy to use interface guides the users throughout the printing process. Its high resolution smart screen displays error handling in the similar fashion as of copy machine. With color-coded buttons, it always keeps you updated about the work status.
Energy Efficient: As it is energy certified product, it is pretty power efficient with negligible power consumption in sleep or stand-by mode.
Compact Design: With its compact design, it does not impose space issue and fits in any kind of office environment. Its sleek design makes the office look more sophisticated.
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.
ID card printers are used for printing and personalizing plastic cards. These plastic cards are used in the form of membership cards, identity cards, employee badges, student ID cards, access badges, driving licenses, banking cards, transportation passes, loyalty programs, visitor badges, voting cards, health cards and others.
There are few manufacturers of ID card printers. These are FARGO, EVOLIS, MAGICARD, Zebra, DatacardGroup and NiSCA. Popular products are the Persona C30e Card Printer Encoder, DTC400e Card Printer Encoder and DTC550 Card Printer Encoder from FARGO; Prima4, Enduro, Rio 2e, Tango 2e and Pronto from Magicard; P330i Single Sided Card Printer, P330m Single Sided Monochrome ID Card Printer from Zebra; SP35, RP90 and SP25 from Datacard; and PR5350 and PR-C101 from NiSCA.
A printer produces a hard copy of text or graphics from soft copy stored in the computer. Printers are widely used in offices, homes, business organizations, educational institutes, government organizations and many other places. Modern printers have multi-function features which include scanner, copier, fax and also wireless networking.
Canon, Panasonic, Sharp, Samsung, Xerox, Lexmark, Kyocera, NEC, OKI and Brother are the prominent companies that manufacture high-class printers. Popular products are Canon’s MF4350D MFP and imageCLASS MF8450c MFP, Brother’s MFC-6490CW color inkjet, Xerox’s multi-funtion desktop devices 6400/SM, 6400/XM and 6400/XFM, Sharp’s AR-208D MFP and AR-208D MFP, OKI’s C610, Lexmark’s Interact S605, Platinum Pro 905 and C762n, Kyocera’s FS-1016MFP, NEC’s NEFAX 671, Panasonic’s UF-7200 MFP, and Samsung’s SCX-4828FN MFP.
Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer
300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone
Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel
7 seconds per card (K*); 12 seconds per card (KO*); 24 seconds per card (YMCKO*); 31 seconds per card (YMCKOK*)
Print Ribbon Options
Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 250 prints
Accepted Standard Card Sizes
CR-80 (3.375˝ L x 2.125˝ W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313˝ L x 2.063˝ W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)
CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36˝ L x 2.11˝ W / 85.3 mm L x 53.7 mm W);
Accepted Card Thickness
9 mil - 40 mil
Accepted Card Types
PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite
Input Hopper Card Capacity
100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)
Output Hopper Card Capacity
Up to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)
Reject Hopper Card Capacity
Up to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm) - same-side input/output card hopper required
Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change
32 MB RAM
Windows® XP / Vista™ (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 /
USB 2.0, optional Ethernet with internal print server
65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C
20 – 80% non-condensing
Single-Sided Printer: 9.8˝ H x 17.6˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 460 mm W x 234 mm D Dual-Sided Printer: 9.8˝ H x 18.2˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 475 mm W x 234 mm D
Single-Sided: 8 lbs.
Safety: UL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 (60950-1), and CE; EMC: FCC Class A, CRC c1374, CE (EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024), CCC, BSMI, KCC
ENERGY STAR® qualified printer
100-240 VAC, 3.3 A
50 Hz / 60 Hz
Printer – Two years; Printhead – Two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™
125 kHz (HID Prox) reader; 13.56 MHz (iCLASS®, MIFARE®, ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693) read/write encoder; 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; ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, Tracks 1, 2 and 3
Single Wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and
Swift ID™ Embedded Badging Application, FARGO® Workbench Diagnosis Utility
User friendly, SmartScreen™ graphical display
Printer access password protected; Kensington® lock compatibility
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