Fargo DTC550 Single-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED


Fargo DTC550 Single-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED

Item #91800

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The 91800 DTC550 has been discontinued. Please see the new DTC4500e.
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Fargo DTC550 Single-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED Support & Downloads

Fargo DTC550 91801 Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC550 drivers and firmware - Fargo HDP5000 Firmware & Drivers

Fargo DTC550 91801 Documentation

Below are the latest versions of the Fargo DTC550 user manuals:
- Need a different document or guide for the Fargo DTC550? Visit the Fargo support page.

Fargo DTC550 91801 Extended Warranty Plans

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Fargo DTC550 Single-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED Details

The Fargo DTC550 (91800) card printer has been discontinued, and has been replaced by the next generation DTC4500e card printer.

Need supplies for your discontinued printer? Please see the Supplies tab for Fargo DTC550-specific supplies and replacement parts. Additionally, please see the Support & Downloads tab for user manuals, support, and downloads, along with additional information.


The Fargo 91801 DTC550 single-sided ID card printer with magnetic stripe encoding capability is a flexible printer that is ideal for high-volume card printing applications.

  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    The Fargo DTC550 single-sided card printer features an easy-to-use display to alert you with printer and material status messages.
  • Access additional features through the Fargo Workbench
    The Fargo DTC550 single-sided printer features the exclusive Fargo Workbench printer utility, a printer security, diagnostics, and firmware upgrades tool. This allows you to:
    • Add password-controlled access
    • Use a library of card samples
    • Gain access to key printer and ribbon information (e.g., printer serial number, listing of installed options, ribbon type, ribbon amount used, etc.)
    • Run various troubleshooting and diagnostics tools and more!
  • Print different card stocks
    The DTC550 91801 printer's included dual-card hopper allows you to print on two different card stocks or extend production on one stock. An optional hoper lock helps prevents theft of blank cards.

  • Encode Magnetic Stripes
    The Fargo 91801 features magnetic stripe encoding capability.

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • 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.)

Fargo DTC550 Single-Sided ID Card Printer - DISCONTINUED Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Single-sided
Color/Monochrome Printing Capability: Color & monochrome printing
Card Printing Speeds: 7 seconds per single-sided monchrome (K) card
27 seconds per single-sided full-color (YMCKO) card
Card Hopper Capacity: Dual 100-card input hopper
100-card output hopper
Accepted Card Size: CR79 (adhesive back)
CR80 (standard credit card size)
Accepted Card Thickness: 20-40 mil
Interface: USB 2.0
Available Software Drivers: Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP, Windows Server 2003, Vista - 32- & 64-bit, Windows 7 - 32- & 64-bit
Weight & Dimensions: 20 lbs (9.1 kg), 18.5'' x 10.75'' x 11'' (470mm x 273mm x 279mm)
Included with Printer:
  • 2 year printer and printhead warranty - unlimited passes with ID Zone purchased cards - with 1 year loaner printer coverage
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • US/International power cords
  • CD with printer drivers & user guide
Printer Options: Extended warranties through ID Zone with option to add loaner coverage to manufacturer warranty

Fargo DTC550 Single-Sided Card Printer Models

Part NumberUSB InterfaceEthernetMagnetic EncodingE-Card Docking StationContactless EncodingSmartCard EncodingHID Prox Encoding
91800      
92800     
91801     
92801    
91230   
92230  
91234  
92234 
91238   
92238  
91242  
92242 
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92246 
91250 
92250

ID Zone offers all available Fargo DTC550 encoding options. Please contact us at (800) 910-5987 if your encoding requirements are not listed above.

Printed Card Approximate Cost

 MSRPOur PriceYour Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Monochrome$0.14$0.10$0.04
Single-Sided Color (YMCKO)$0.55$0.41$0.14