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FARGO CARD PRINTER

On top of their terrific visual appeal, Plastic Card Printer also have the capability of interacting with machines in a number of different ways. Fargo printers are a line of PVC ID card printers made by HID, a name that is respected in the ID card and security industries. The printers are available from entry-level to high-end, with several options at each level available.

Fargo printers are used in a number of applications: in government offices, corporations, and universities, all of which have Fargo printers in their offices. These printers are capable of handling a broad range of card types including photo IDs, access cards, visitor badges, student payment system cards and more.

Plastic Card ID offers several professional-grade printers from the Fargo "direct-to-card" line.

While capabilities vary from model to model, each Fargo printer provides excellent image quality, machine durability, and a manufacturer’s warranty that protects you in the unlikely event of a breakdown.

We offer a number of different supplies for your Fargo printer, for instance printer ribbons, cleaning kits, and laminate ribbons. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer uses reverse transfer printing, which produces a high-quality image that resists tampering and lasts up to twice as long as a normal ID card photo, with options for dual-sided printing & lamination.

HDP5000 produces ID cards with the highest image quality available. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP film, then fusing the film to the surface of the card, the printer creates an image quality that looks more like a glossy photo than an ordinary ID badge. The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality available.

Printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film then fusing the film to the card surface allows the HDP5000 to create an image so high in quality that is more closely resembles a glossy photo as opposed to an ordinary ID badge or gift card.

The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is perfect for technology cards with embedded electronic capabilities. It produces cards in high definition with the highest quality image available.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily with additional printing, laminating and encoding modules.

Fargo HDP5000 Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer #89640 | 89660 | 89680 The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex uses re-transfer printing technology, which is the most advanced available for card printers, to create superior dual-sided card print quality, durability, reliability, and security for badge-printing.

The HDP5000 Duplex also has a versatile modular design which includes an optional smartcard encoder and laminator. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer offers Fargo’s High Definition Printing (HDP) technology to deliver the highest quality images at a price that lots of organizations can afford. Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex offers simple operation with easy-to-load consumables, minimal training required, and a high reliability and durability that will result in great savings for your organization.

High Definition Printing makes use of re-transfer print technology, and provides a perfect solution for printing all the most commonly used cards, for instance contact smartcards, contactless smartcards, and clamshell proximity cards. This is the most advanced method of card printing available, utilizing dye-sublimation technology to print 300-dpi images on the other side of HDP Film developed by Fargo. The HDP5000 Film fuses to the surface of your printing cards and conforms to the ridges and the indentations that have been formed by embedded electronics, an extra layer of security and card durability has been developed as a result.

If the film is peeled apart in an attempt to alter the card, the printed image will almost completely destroy itself. High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Most conventional dye sublimation printers have to leave a clear space by contact pads in order to prevent damage to the print head.

Many organizations have expanded their use of multi-functioning smart carts including Healthcare facilities, corporations and small businesses, and government agencies. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is ideal for this type of customization because it offers so many options including single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. The multi-faceted encoding options give the chance to produce proximity and smart cards based on your specific and unique needs.

ID badge production is no longer restricted to stand-alone stations! For example, a retail chain store can now distribute and issue cards through a network to any location necessary. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printer and encoders can be set up in a central location for high-volume production.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is the ideal choice for countless scenarios.

The Ethernet port along with its internal print server offer all the connectivity which is necessary for operations which are to be networked.

Most Popular Fargo Dual-Side HDP5000 Printer Configurations: Fargo 89640: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer Fargo 89641: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Magnetic Encoder

Fargo 89660: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator Fargo 89661: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder Fargo 89680: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator

Fargo 89681: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder Make it Easy! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System ID Card Group makes it easy for you to start your ID card program.

Order a Complete System and you’ll be ready to start producing professional-looking ID cards with your Fargo HDP5000 immediately.

Based on your printer configuration, select the system that is most suitable for you:

Complete System

Fargo HDP5000 Retransfer Printer Double-Sided

  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • Clear Retransfer Film-1500 prints (84053)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200)

  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • Complete System w/Lamination
  • Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided with Lamination (single- or dual-sided)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)
  • Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)
  • 500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200) Lifetime AlphaCare support

Plastic Card ID also carries the Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global.

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Supplies for Fargo HDP5000

Part # 84051 Full Color (YMCK) Ribbon with Black, (500 Prints)

Part # 84052 Full Color (YMCKK) Ribbon (400 Prints)

Part # 84053 HDP Transfer Film (Transfers approx. 1500 images)

Part # 84060 Black Ribbon only (3000 images)

FARGO 84051 The Fargo 84051 ribbon is for use with the HDP5000 series of card printers, and must be used in conjunction with HDP film for HDP5000 printers You can print full-color images as well as text and barcodes with the YMCK Full-Color Ribbon from Fargo.

This ribbon fits the HDP5000 series of printers and enables

Fargo 84051 Ribbon YMCK for HDP5000, 500 Images