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FARGO CARD PRINTER

On top of their terrific visual appeal, Plastic Card Printer also have the capability of interacting with machines in a number of different ways. Fargo printers are a line of card printers made by HID, which is a respected name in the security and identification industries. The printers are available from entry-level to high-end, with several options at each level available.

Fargo printers are widely used, such as in government offices, corporations, and universities. These are excellent printers for doing up driver’s licenses, membership cards, student ID cards, and government ID credentials.

Plastic Card ID offers several professional-grade printers from the Fargo "direct-to-card" line.

Printing capabilities vary from model to model, but all of Fargo’s printers produce high-quality images and are protected against breakdowns by a manufacturer warranty.

We also offer a wide range of supplies, including printer ribbons, laminate ribbons, and cleaning kits. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer The Fargo HDP5000 printer uses reverse transfer printing, which produces a high-quality image resisting tampering and lasting up to twice as long as a normal ID card photo. It also includes options for dual-sided printing and lamination.

HDP5000 prints ID cards with the best image quality on the market. By printing a reverse image on the underside of the HDP Film, it fuses the film onto the card’s surface, the HDP5000 also creates an image quality that results in more of a sharp glossy photo than ordinary ID badges. The HDP5000 can also print high-quality gift cards.

By printing the image on the underside of the film and fusing it to the card’s surface, the printer creates an image quality that looks more like a glossy photo than an ordinary badge or gift card.

The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is packed with innovative features and is perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics. This printer produces cards with the best image quality available.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily with additional printing, laminating and encoding modules.

Fargo HDP5000 Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer #89640 | 89660 | 89680 The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex uses re-transfer printing. It is the most advanced card printer technology available, producing superior double-sided card print quality, reliability, security, and durability for your badge printing program.

The HDP5000 Duplex offers a flexible modular design with optional laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer offers Fargo’s high-definition printing technology, providing the highest image quality at a price that lots of organizations can afford. Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex is easy to use with little instruction, has easy-loading cartridges for ribbons, cards, and overlaminates, and the kind of durability and reliability that you could want from a great card printer.

High Definition Printing uses retransfer printer technology and is perfect for printing the most popular technology cards, including contact and contactless smart cards, and clamshell proximity cards. It is the most advanced card printing method available, using dye-sublimation to print 300 dpi images on the underside of HDP film developed by Fargo. The HDP5000 Film fuses to the surface of your cards, conforms to ridges and indentations formed by embedded electronics, and provides an extra layer of card durability and security.

If a counterfeiter tries to peel the film apart in an attempt to alter the card, the printed image is essentially destroyed along with any chance of pirating the card. High Definition Printing prints all way up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Conventional dye sublimation printers must leave clear space around contact pads to avoid print head damage.

Colleges, loyalty and membership programs, businesses and corporations, health care facilities and government agencies are all increasing their use of multifunction smart cards. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is a great choice for customizations uses for multiple purposes. Why? Because it provides a lot of different options that include, single or double-sided lamination as well as card and encoding technologies. Its assorted encoding options make it possible for you to produce proximity and smart cards specific to your needs.

Producing ID badges is no longer confined to standalone stations. For example, a retail chain can produce cards from any of their locations. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printer and encoders can be set up in a central location for high-volume production.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is perfect for numerous scenarios.

Its internal print server and its Ethernet ports make connectivity available for networked operations as needed

Most Popular Fargo Dual-Side HDP5000 Printer Configurations: Fargo 89640: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer Fargo 89641: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Magnetic Encoder

Fargo 89660: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator Fargo 89661: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder Fargo 89680: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator

Fargo 89681: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder Why not make things easier on yourself? Order your HDP5000 as a complete system today. ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program.

All you have to do is order a complete system, and you can easily start producing professional-looking ID cards with Fargo HDP5000 printer right now.

Choose the system that works best for your printer configuration:

Complete System

Fargo HDP5000 Retransfer Printer Double-Sided

  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • Clear Retransfer Film-1500 prints (84053)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200)

  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • The Complete System w/Lamination
  • Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided with Lamination (single- or dual-sided)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)
  • Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)
  • 500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200) Lifetime AlphaCare support

Plastic Card ID also carries the Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global.

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Supplies for Fargo HDP5000

Part # 84051 Full Color (YMCK) Ribbon with Black, (500 Prints)

Part # 84052 Full Color (YMCKK) Ribbon (400 Prints)

Part # 84053 HDP Transfer Film (Transfers approx. 1500 images)

Part # 84060 Black Ribbon only (3000 images)

FARGO 84051 The Fargo 84051 ribbon is for use with the HDP5000 series of card printers and must be used along with HDP film made for HDP5000 printers Print full-color images as well as text and barcodes with the YMCK Full-Color Ribbon from Fargo.

This ribbon fits the HDP5000 series of printers and enables

Fargo 84051 Ribbon YMCK for HDP5000, 500 Images