Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System

Item #: Fargo-DTC4250e-System2
Retail Price: $4,476.00

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Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Overview:

  • Dual-sided direct-to-card ID system ideal for applications with low to high security needs
  • Special features: includes all of the supplies you need to start printing cards, same-side input/output hopper, built-in Ethernet connectivity, printer password protection, and built-in erase/rewrite
  • Optional upgrades: software upgrade options and extended warrant and loaner coverage plans

What's In the Box:

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Details

Backed by a three-year warranty, the Fargo DTC4250e dual-sided ID card printer has the flexibility to work with you now and into the future. It creates brilliant ID badges and crisp barcodes and digital signatures for employee access cards, membership cards, and more! The DTC4250e dual-sided printer can print on 9 mil to 40 mil thick cards and offers ribbon options to meet varying needs. The Fargo DTC4250e dual-sided card system includes everything you need to start printing cards, including a color ribbon, cards, ID software, and webcam.

Fargo DTC4250e dual-sided Printer

  • Go anywhere!
    The compact design allows the Fargo DTC4250e dual-sided card printer to easily accommodate any desktop.

  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    The Fargo DTC4250e dual-sided printer offers an intuitive interface for ease-of-use straight from the box. The Fargo DTC4250e printer offers color-changing status buttons to 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 DTC4250e dual-sided printer features a built-in erase and rewrite function to help reduce the waste of short-lived, temporary ID cards, such as visitor badges.

    The DTC4250e offers ribbon options: ECO ribbons feature a reusable cartridge, so you only throw away the ribbon when it is expired. The ECO ribbons are also budget friendly because you are only replacing the ribbon. The EZ ribbons come standard, and are easy-to-use with a disposable ribbon cartridge that makes replacing the ribbon a breeze.

  • Access the technology your application requires
    The DTC4250e dual-sided printer produces ID cards using dye-sublimation printing for vivid color and accurate images and thermal printing for sharp black text and readable barcodes. Quick Response (QR) code printing is also fully supported. !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 DTC4250e dual-sided printer can print on 9 mil to 40 mil thick cards, allowing it to easily accommodate sophisticated access control badges and smart cards. For added security, the DTC4250e supports AES-256 data decryption.

  • Backed by the best warranty around
    To ensure you get maximum value from the investment in your card printer, the Fargo DTC4250e is backed by a 3-year printer and printhead warranty, including one no-questions-asked printhead replacement, plus 1 year of loaner printer coverage to keep your card printing program operational.

Customize your printer to your needs with:

  • Wifi - Optional
    To allow remote printer sharing by many users on a network, the Fargo 52000 offers standard Ethernet connectivity with an internal print server. For mobile printing, the printer can optionally be wifi-enabled with an HID wireless accessory.(Upgrade to WiFi in the Options tab.)

  • Card encoding - Optional (upgrade anytime)
    The Fargo DTC4250e offers several encoding options, including magnetic stripe, contact and contactless smart card, and proximity card encoding. You can upgrade anytime to mad stripe encoding; smart card or prox card encoding must be added at the time of printer purchase. (Upgrade to encoding within Options)

  • Same-sided input/output hopper - Optional (upgrade anytime)
    To fit the printer into tight workspaces, the Fargo can be equipped with a same-side input/output hopper. (Add this in Options)

  • Dual-input card hopper - Optional (upgrade anytime)
    To increase printing capacity from 100 cards to 200 cards, an optional dual-input card hopper is available. (Add a dual input hopper in 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 Options)

  • ID card system training - Optional
    A training session with our in-house Technical Support team will get your new Fargo DTC4250e card system up and running in no time. Your training will be tailored around your specific printer and software, as well as the specific topics you would like assistance with. A typical system training session may cover topics such as:
    • ID card printer, software, and ID camera installation assistance
    • Importing or connecting software to ID database
    • Designing an ID card template
    • Printing ID cards
    (Add training to your system order in Options)

Asure ID 7 Solo Software

  • Design ID cards with user-friendly software
    The DTC1000 dual-sided system includes Asure ID Solo 7 ID card software that provides quick and simple card design and printing tools. This entry-level program touts a user-friendly interface, two-sided card design and printing, and basic built-in database functionality with Microsoft Access. (You may upgrade to your software choice within Options)

Credential Cam Digital Photo ID Webcam

  • Capture ID photos with ease
    Place images on your photo ID badges in just minutes with the Credential Cam, included with your Fargo DTC1000 47100 System! This webcam is optimized for capturing photo IDs and features a five layer glass lens and Autosmart facetracking. (You may upgrade to your choice of camera within Options)

Color Ribbons and Cards

  • Start printing immediately with included supplies
    A full-color, 200 print-count YMCKOK ribbon and 500 PVC cards are included with your Fargo DTC4250e system, allowing you to get started right away! (You may upgrade to your choice of card within Options)

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Options

Choose Your Printer Connectivity (Interface) Type:

Choose Your Printer Encoding Option:
Note: Additional encoding options may be available - call us!

Add Same-Side Card Hopper:

Add Dual-Input Hopper:

Add Loaner Coverage to Standard Warranty:

Extended Warranty Plan Options:

Upgrade ID Software Options:

Printer or Software Training Options:
BIG Savings of up to 35% off

Name, Phone, & Email for the Training Contact at Your Organization:

Upgrade Camera Options:

Upgrade PVC Cards Options:

Add Backdrop + $20 - Select Color:

Add Tripod Options:


Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Overview:

  • Dual-sided direct-to-card ID system ideal for applications with low to high security needs
  • Special features: includes all of the supplies you need to start printing cards, same-side input/output hopper, built-in Ethernet connectivity, printer password protection, and built-in erase/rewrite
  • Optional upgrades: software upgrade options and extended warrant and loaner coverage plans

What's In the Box:

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Single-sided & dual-sided printing
Color/Monochrome Printing Capability: Color & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing
Card Printing Speeds: 6 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
8 seconds per single-sided monochrome (KO) card
16 seconds(full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
24 seconds(full-color (YMCKOK) dual-sided card)
Card Hopper Capacity: Dual 100-card input hopper
100-card output hopper
100-card reject hopper - Requires same-side input/output card 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, Ethernet with internal print server, optional Wi-Fi (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)
Restricted Mac compatibility* OS X v10.5, v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, & v10.9
*A PC is required to make changes within the Workbench Printer Utility in the printer driver
Additional drivers coming:
Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 7.0, Fedora 18, Mandriva 2011, Red Hat 6.4, Open Suse 12.3
All drivers include Fargo Workbench Printer Utility & Swift ID™ Embedded Badging Application
Weight & Dimensions: 10 lbs (4.54 kg), 18.1'' x 9.8'' x 9.2'' (460mm x 249mm x 234mm)
Included with Printer:
  • 3 years on printer and printhead (unlimited pass with Ultracard™ cards)
  • 1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement
  • 1 year of loaner coverage
  • 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 (factory ordered)
Same-side input/output hopper - field-installable
Extended warranties through ID Zone with option to add loaner coverage to manufacturer warranty

Asure ID 7 Solo Software Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Full-color one-sided or two-sided (duplex) capabilities
Batch printing
Database Capability: Microsoft Access
Internal database with unlimited records
LiveLink™ to local database
Encoding Options: 1-D (linear) and 2-D barcodes
Magnetic stripe
Card Management Capabilities: Import images
Add signatures
Integrated photo capture
Add unlimited data fields
Options: Upgrade to Enterprise or Exchange editions
Software Training - customized training makes getting up and running quick and easy
System Requirements: 600Mhz Intel or AMD CPU or higher
2MB Video Card
SVGA Monitor at 800 x 600 resolution
CD-ROM Drive
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
MS Windows XP (All Editions 32- & 64-bit) SP3
MS Windows Vista (All Editions 32- & 64-bit)SP1
Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit)

Printed Card Approximate Cost

  MSRP Our Price Your Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Monochrome $0.13 $0.10 $0.03
Single-Sided Color (YMCKO) $0.49 $0.38 $0.11
Dual-Sided Color (YMCKOK) $0.61 $0.48 $0.13

Please contact us at (800) 910-5987 or Live Chat if your encoding requirements are not listed above.

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Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Support & Downloads

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4250e drivers and firmware - Fargo Support: DTC4250e Firmware and Drivers

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Documentation

Below is the latest version of the Fargo DTC4250e user manual:

Fargo DTC4250e Dual-Sided System Extended Warranty Plans

Unlike other retailers, ID Zone doesn't send printers back to the manufacturer -- we fix them in-house, fast! Our knowledgeable in-house technical support department is experienced and receives on-going technical training to ensure you receive expert help and service when you need it most. - Fargo DTC4250e Extended Warranty & Loaner Plan

Technical Support

Our team is able to assist you 7:30am-4:00pm CT, Monday-Friday. - See our tech support page for options.

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