Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System

Item #: Fargo-DTC4500e-System1
Retail Price: $3,837.00

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Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Overview:

  • Single-sided direct-to-card ID system ideal for high-volume or high-security applications
  • Special features: includes all of the supplies you need to start printing cards, standard dual-input card hopper, password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, and standard Ethernet connectivity
  • Optional upgrades: field-upgradeable dual-sided printing, software upgrade options and extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's In the Box:

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Details

Backed by a three-year warranty, the Fargo DTC4500e single-sided ID card printer features ribbon options, dual input hoppers, and built-in password protection. Offering high-volume performance and maximum security, the Fargo DTC4500e single-sided card printer is designed for organizations that require robust, high-volume printing on an everyday basis. Fargo DTC4500e single-sided card system includes everything you need to start printing cards, including a color ribbon, cards, ID software, and a webcam.

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided Printer

  • Operate and maintain your printer with ease
    The Fargo DTC4500e single-sided card printer is ideal for high volume print runs where quality and security are most important. Boasting 50% faster print speeds than its predecessor, the Fargo DTC4500e single-sided printer prints 225 full color single-sided cards per hour and 150 full color dual-sided cards per hour.

    Two ribbon options are available to suit varying needs: (1) The EZ ribbon offers the easy-to-use disposable cartridge which is simple to load and replace and (2) The ECO ribbon is more economical and eco-friendly. It is a refill ribbon which is to be placed into a refillable ribbon cartridge, eliminating the need to throw the plastic cartridge away with each ribbon change.
  • Access the technology your application requires
    The Fargo DTC4500e 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. QR codes can be passed through the printer as a complete image and then printed to the card. Plus, the DTC4500e can print on 9 mil to 40 mil thick cards, allowing it to easily accommodate sophisticated access control badges and smart cards.
  • Print where you want
    The DTC4500e single-sided printer can easily integrate anywhere you need it with its high speed USB and Ethernet ports. The built-in internal print server allows you to install the DTC4500e single-sided printer on your existing network (LAN) for remote access printing and high-volume card issuance without having the printer directly connected to your computer.
  • Create secure ID cards
    The DTC4500e single-sided printer is designed to migrate from lower to higher security levels, offering built-in printer password protection and optional fluorescing ribbons for Ultra-Violet or UV printing. If higher levels of security are needed, it offers additional field-upgradable options for increased security and printer output.

  • Backed by the best warranty around
    To ensure you get maximum value from the investment in your card printer, the Fargo DTC4500e 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:

  • Dual-sided printing - Optional (upgrade any time)
    Please see the Fargo DTC4500e Dual-Sided ID System for duplex printing capability. Upgrade to dual-sided printing any time.

  • Wifi - Optional
    To allow remote printer sharing by many users on a network, the Fargo DTC4500e 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.)

  • Same-side input/output hopper - Optional (upgrade any time)
    If workspace is limited, the optional same-sided input/output hopper is a must. (Upgrade to the same-side hopper in Options)

  • Card encoding - Optional (upgrade any time)
    The Fargo system offers field-upgradeable modules for encoding data for magnetic stripe, proximity, contact and/or contactless technology cards such as iClass for access control and other applications. (Upgrade to encoding in Options)

  • Single- or dual-sided lamination - Optional (upgrade any time)
    For additional security, add lamination to your cards to create tamper-proof, secure cards resistant to forgery. The high-speed dual-sided simultaneous lamination saves valuable time. The Fargo offers custom holographic overlaminates for even more secure cards. Note: If lamination is not purchased at the time of printer purchase, the lamination module must be installed by our trained technicians. Lamination requires dual-sided printing. View the DTC4500e Duplex Printer with Single-Sided Lamination or the DTC4500e Duplex Printer with Dual-Sided Lamination.

  • 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 DTC4500e 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 Ribbon and Cards

  • Start printing immediately with included supplies
    A full-color, 500 print-count YMCKO ribbon and 500 PVC cards are included with your Fargo DTC4500e System, allowing you to get started right away! (You may upgrade to your choice of card within Options)

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Options

Choose Your Printer Connectivity (Interface) Type:

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

Input/Output Hopper Options:

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 DTC4500e Single-Sided System Overview:

  • Single-sided direct-to-card ID system ideal for high-volume or high-security applications
  • Special features: includes all of the supplies you need to start printing cards, standard dual-input card hopper, password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, and standard Ethernet connectivity
  • Optional upgrades: field-upgradeable dual-sided printing, software upgrade options and extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's In the Box:

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Specifications

Card Printing Capability: Single-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))
Card Hopper Capacity: Dual 100-card input hopper
100-card output hopper
100-card reject hopper - Requires same-side input/output card hopper
Noise Level: Operating: 59 dB (A)
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: 9 lbs (4.1 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
Database Capability: Microsoft Access
Internal database with 200 records
Encoding Options: 1-D (linear) barcodes
Magnetic stripe
Card Management Capabilities: Import images
Integrated photo capture
Add up to 8 data fields
Options: Upgrade to Express, Enterprise, or Exchange editions
Software Training - get up and running quickly with training customized to your needs
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

Ribbon Type MSRP Our Price Your Savings Per Card
Single-Sided Monochrome $0.12 $0.09 $0.03
Single-Sided Color (YMCKO) $0.44 $0.34 $0.10

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Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Support & Downloads

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4500e drivers and firmware - Fargo Support: DTC4500e Firmware and Drivers

Fargo DTC4500e Single-Sided System Documentation

Below is the latest version of the Fargo DTC4500e user manual:

Fargo DTC4500e Single-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 DTC4500e 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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