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Fargo 47000 DTC1000 ID Card Printer Single-Sided - DISCONTINUED

Fargo 47000 DTC1000 ID Card Printer Single-Sided - DISCONTINUED

Item #: 47000

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The 47000 DTC1000 single-sided card printer has been discontinued. Please see the new-and-improved Fargo DTC1250e Printer.
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Fargo DTC1000 Single-Sided Printer Downloads

Fargo DTC1000 Single-Sided Printer Downloads

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Fargo DTC1000 Single-Sided Printer Documentation

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Fargo DTC1000 Single-Sided Printer Extended Warranty Plans

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  • Direct-to-card printer for printing single-sided cards when low-volume card printing is needed
  • Printer features: inline printing and encoding via a single USB connection, rewrite printing capability
  • Upgrade options: duplex printing, Ethernet , encoding, and extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's In the Box:

  • Single-sided DTC1000 card printer
  • USB cable
  • Power cords (US & International)
  • Printer driver and user manual CD
  • 2 year printer & printhead warranty

Fargo DTC1000 Single-Sided Printer Details

The Fargo 47000 DTC1000 single-sided ID card printer is designed to print everything from student IDs and employee badges to access control cards. It is a reliable, convenient, and easy-to-use printing and encoding solution for small to medium sized ID applications.

  • Go anywhere!
    The compact design allows the Fargo DTC1000 single-sided card printer to easily accommodate any desktop.
  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    The Fargo DTC1000 single-sided printer offers an intuitive interface for ease of use straight from the box. Its color-changing status buttons help you to easily identify the status of the printer, while a convenient all-in-one print ribbon and cleaning cartridge makes maintenance a breeze. Additionally, the Fargo DTC1000 47000 printer features a built-in erase and rewrite function to help reduce the waste of short-lived, temporary ID cards, such as visitor badges.
  • Access the technology your application requires
    The DTC1000 single-sided printer produces ID cards using dye-sublimation printing for vivid color and accurate images and thermal transfer printing for sharp black text and readable barcodes. It has the industry's first inline card printing and technology card encoding with one connection using the standard USB connection or optional Ethernet connectivity. Plus, the DTC1000 single-sided printer can print on 9 mil to 40 mil thick cards, allowing it to easily accommodate sophisticated access control badges and smart cards.

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • Ethernet - Optional
    To allow remote printer sharing by many users on a network, the Fargo 47000 can be equipped with Ethernet connectivity with an internal print server. The DTC1000 is not field upgradable to Ethernet. The Ethernet option must be added at the time of printer purchase.
  • Card Encoding - Optional
    The Fargo 47000 offers several encoding options, including magnetic stripe, contact or contactless smart card, and proximity card encoding. You can upgrade anytime to mag stripe encoding; smart card or prox card encoding must be added as the time of printer purchase. (Encoding options are no longer available on the DTC1000 printer. See the DTC1250e printer for encoding options.)
  • Extended warranty and printer loaner plans - Optional
    ID Zone offers extended warranty plans with satisfaction-guaranteed service handled by our in-house, knowledgeable technical support team. Our extended warranty plans include support via a toll-free number or live chat, total parts replacement plus labor, and fast turn-around on printer repairs. In the event your printer needs to be sent to us for repair, our loaner plans help ensure your card printing can continue. With printer loaner coverage, we'll send you a loaner printer to use while yours is in for repair. (Select an extended warranty with or without loaner coverage in the Options tab.)

  • Card printer training - Optional
    A training session with our in-house Technical Support team will get your new Fargo DTC1000 card printer up and running in no time. Your training will be tailored around your specific printer and the specific topics you would like assistance with. A typical printer training session may cover topics such as:
    • Card printer installation assistance
    • A review of the printer's user interface
    • How to load the ribbon and cards
    • Special printer features

Fargo DTC1000 Single-Sided Printer Specifications

Fargo 47000 DTC1000 Single-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED

Card Printing Capability: Single-sided printing
Color/Monochrome Printing Capability: Color & monochrome printing, plus rewrite capability
Card Printing Speeds: 7 seconds per single-sided monchrome (K) card
24 seconds per single-sided full-color (YMCKO) card
Card Hopper Capacity: 100-card input hopper
30-card output hopper
Accepted Card Size: CR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
CR79 - adhesive-back (CR79 is slightly smaller than the size of a standard credit card)
Accepted Card Thickness: 9-40 mil
Interface: USB 2.0, optional Ethernet with internal print server (Add to your printer within the Options tab)
Available Software Drivers: Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Vista (32- & 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit),
Windows 8* (32- & 64-bit); Linux**; Mac OS X v10.5 and v10.6
Driver includes Fargo Workbench Printer Utility & Swift ID™ Embedded Badging Application

*Windows 8 drivers must be downloaded from the Fargo Website.
**For specifications on Linux version compatibility, please refer to the printer brochure or call us at (800) 910-5987 x2.
Weight & Dimensions: 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg), 13.7'' x 8.8'' x 7.9'' (348mm x 224mm x 201mm)
Included with Printer:
  • 2 year printer and printhead warranty - unlimited passes with ID Zone purchased cards
  • USB cable
  • US/International power cords
  • CD with printer drivers & user guide
Printer Options: Encoding -
  • ISO magnetic stripe - field upgradeable
  • Contact smart card encoding - factory ordered
  • HID Prox reader - factory ordered
  • iClass, MIFARE, ISO read/write encoder (Asure ID Exchange is recommended for encoding with Fargo printers) - factory ordered
Ethernet with internal print server
Extended warranties through ID Zone with option to add loaner coverage to manufacturer warranty

Fargo DTC1000 Single-sided Card Printer Models

Part Number USB Interface Ethernet w/ Internal Print Server Magnetic Encoding HID Prox Encoding

ID Zone offers all available Fargo DTC1000 encoding options. Please contact us at (800) 910-5987 or Live Chat if your encoding requirements are not listed above.

Printed Card Approximate Cost

  MSRP Our Price Your Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Monochrome $0.13 $0.10 $0.03
Single-Sided Color (YMCKO) $0.45 $0.35 $0.10

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