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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 PVC ID card printers made by HID, a leader in identification and security. Fargo PVC ID card printers are offered in the range of entry-level to high-end and had multiple different options available on each level.

Fargo printers are widely-used, including in universities, corporations, and even government offices. Fargo printers are great for printing things such as government ID credentials, student ID cards, driver's licenses, membership cards and important types of cards.

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

Capabilities vary from model to model, but each Fargo printer provides excellent image quality, machine durability, and a warranty to protect against breakdowns.

We also offer a number of Fargo printer supplies, including printer ribbons, laminate ribbons and cleaning kits. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer uses reverse transfer printing, which produces a high-quality tamper-resistant card that lasts twice as long as a typical credit card, with options for dual-sided printing and lamination.

HDP5000 produces ID cards with the best image quality in the industry. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film and fusing the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 can create an image that looks more like a glossy high-quality photograph than what you would normally see on an ID card. The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality available.

When users print a reverse image on the underside of the HDP Film, after fusing the film to the card’s surface, the HDP5000 then makes the image quality appear more like a sharp glossy photo, even more so than the ordinary ID badges or Gift cards.

The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is feature-packed Perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics, it reliably produces cards in High Definition with the highest 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 retransfer printing technology - the most advanced card printer technology available - to produce superior double-sided card print quality, reliability, durability and security for your badge printing program.

The HDP5000 Duplex features a flexible modular design with optional laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer offers Fargo’s High Definition Printing (HDP) technology to deliver the highest quality images 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 offers simple operation with easy-to-load consumables, minimal training required, and a high reliability and durability that will result in great savings for your organization.

High Definition Printing uses retransfer printer technology and is perfect for printing common 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 adheres to the surface of your plastic cards, conforming to ridges and indentations formed by embedded electronics, providing an extra layer of durability and security.

If a counterfeiter attempts to peel the film off to modify the card, then the printed image will destroy itself. High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Conventional dye-sub printers must leave clear space around contact pads to avoid print head damage.

Lots of organizations are expanding their use of multi-function smart cards, including businesses and corporations, government agencies, and health care facilities. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is perfect for this type of customization because it offers a variety of options, such as single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. The assorted encoding options make it possible for you to create proximity and smart cards based on your unique needs.

ID Badge production is no longer only available to stand-alone stations. For example, a retail chain can distribute card issuance over a network to any location. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printers/encoders can be established in a central location for high-volume production.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is the ideal choice for countless scenarios.

Its Ethernet port and internal print server provide the connectivity needed for networked operations.

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 Make it Easy! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System ID Card Group makes it easy for you to start your ID card program.

Order a Complete System and you’ll be ready to start producing professional-looking ID cards with your Fargo HDP5000 immediately.

Choose the system best for you based on 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
  • Complete System w/Lamination
  • Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided w/Lamination (your choice of single- or dual-sided)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • 1.0 mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)
  • Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)
  • Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200) Webcam

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 in conjunction with HDP film for HDP5000 printers Print full-color images along with text and barcodes with the YMCK Full-Color Ribbon made by Fargo.

This ribbon fits all HDP5000 printers

Fargo 84051 Ribbon YMCK for HDP5000, 500 Images