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- Includes a free 30-day subscription to CloudBadging: a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.
- Direct-to-card printer ideal for high-volume or high-security applications
- Special features: standard dual-input card hopper, password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, standard Ethernet connectivity, and 3-year warranty
- Optional upgrades:dual-sided printing & encoding, same-side input/output hopper
- DTC4500e printer
- USB cable
- US/international power cords
- CD with printer drivers and user guide
- 3 year printer & printhead warranty, plus 1 year loaner coverage
The Fargo 55000 DTC4500e ID card printer delivers high-volume performance with maximum security. Featuring ribbon options for varying needs, dual input hoppers, and built-in password protection, the Fargo DTC4500e card printer is designed for organizations that require robust, high-volume printing on a daily basis.
- Fast print speeds
Need cards in a jiffy? No problem! The Fargo DTC4500e card printer prints 225 full color cards per hour and 150 full color dual-sided cards per hour - 50% faster than its predecessor.
- Intuitive user-interface
The DTC4500e printer features a user-friendly SmartScreen graphical display offering easy setup and printing status notifications.
- Direct-to-card printing with built-in erase and rewrite
The Fargo DTC4500e printer produces ID cards using dye-sublimation printing for vivid color and accurate images and thermal transfer or resin thermal transfer for sharp black text and barcodes. In addition, the Fargo DTC4500e features a built-in erase and rewrite function that is ideal for temporary ID cards such as visitor badges.
- Ribbon options for varying needs
Ribbons options are available depending on the needs of the organization. The EZ ribbon offers the easy-to-use disposable cartridge which is simple to load and replace. 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.
- Standard Ethernet connectivity
Featuring high speed USB and Ethernet ports, the Fargo DTC4500e can easily integrate anywhere you need it. With the built-in internal print server you can install the printer on your existing network (LAN) allowing remote access printing for high-volume card issuance without having the printer directly connected to your computer. For mobile printing, the printer can optionally be wifi-enabled with an HID wireless accessory.
- QR code printing
Frequently used in retail and loyalty card programs, QR codes can be passed through the printer as a complete image and then printed to the card.
- Enhanced printer and card security
The printer is designed to migrate from lower to higher security levels, offering built-in printer password protection and optional fluorescent ribbons for Ultra-Violet or UV printing. To further support the integrity of your card printing program, the Fargo DTC4500e offers optional locking card hoppers.
- 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.
- Optional dual-sided printing (field-upgradeable)
The printer can also easily be upgraded in the field to dual-sided printing. Duplex printing allows for more space for additional card holder information or security features.
- Optional encoding
The DTC4500e offers field-upgradable modules for encoding data for magnetic stripe, proximity, contact and/or contactless technology cards such as iCLASS for access control and other applications.
- Optional single- or dual-sided lamination
Looking for an additional layer of security? Overlaminates provide tamper-proof, secure cards resistant to forgery. Furthermore, optional high-speed dual-sided simultaneous lamination can save valuable time. For an even higher level of security, the DTC4500e offers custom holographic overlaminates. Note: Lamination requires dual-sided printing.
- Corporate IDs
- Membership cards
- Gift cards
- Customer loyalty
- Health Cards
- Mass transit
- Student IDs
|Card Sizes Accepted||CR80 - standard (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)|
CR79 - adhesive-back (CR79 is slightly smaller than the size of a standard credit card)
|Card Thickness Accepted||9 - 40 Mil|
|Printer Color Capability||Color & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing|
|Print Resolution DPI||300 DPI|
|Printer Loudness||Operating: 59 dB (A)|
|Printer Includes||USB cable|
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
|Input Hopper Capacity||Dual Hoppers - 100 each|
|Interface||USB 2.0 & Ethernet with internal print server|
|OS Compatibility||Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Vista, Windows 7 , Windows 8, Windows 10 |
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
|Output Hopper Capacity||100 cards|
|Printing Speeds (sec/card)||6 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)|
16 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
|Printing Capability||Single side|
|Warranty||3 years on printer and printhead (unlimited pass with Ultracard™)|
1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement
1 year of loaner coverage
|Weight & Dimensions||9 lbs (4.1 kg)|
Fargo 4500e DownloadsVisit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4500e drivers and firmware
- DTC4500e Firmware and Drivers
Fargo 4500e User Manuals
Find the latest version of the Fargo DTC4500e user manual below:
- Fargo DTC4500e User Manual
Fargo 4500e Warranty Options
ID Zone has the most knowledgeable and well-trained in-house technical support department in the industry. Unlike other retailers, we don't send your printer back to the manufacturer -- we fix it, fast! We offer coverage plans for your DTC1500.
Technical SupportOur team is able to assist you 7:30am-4:00pm CT, Monday-Friday.
- See our technical support page for contact options