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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 made by HID, a well-known and reputable name in the identification and security industries. Fargo PVC ID card printers range from entry-level to high-end, with different options available at each level.

You'll find Fargo card printers in use at all sorts of businesses, from colleges and universities to government agencies. Fargo printers are great solutions for printing student ID cards, government ID credentials, membership cards, driver’s licenses, and more.

Plastic Card ID is proud to offer several printers from the Fargo "direct-to-card" line.

While capabilities vary depending on the model, each Fargo printer delivers superior image quality, machine durability, and a comprehensive manufacturer warranty to protect against breakdowns.

We offer a number of different supplies for your Fargo printer, for instance printer ribbons, cleaning kits, and laminate ribbons. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer has reversed transfer printing capabilities known to create a high-quality image that can resist tampering, all while lasting twice long as normal ID photo cards, options are also available for dual-sided lamination and printing.

HDP5000 can produce ID cards with top quality graphics. Printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film and then fusing the film to the card surface allows the HDP5000 to deliver an image quality that looks more like an expensive photograph than an ID badge. The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality on the market today.

Printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film then fusing the film to the card surface allows the HDP5000 to create an image so high in quality that is more closely resembles a glossy photo as opposed to an ordinary ID badge or gift card.

The Fargo HDP5000 printer and encoder offers a lot of great features that are perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics. It also reliably creates high-definition cards with great quality images.

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 also has a versatile modular design which includes an optional smartcard encoder and laminator. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer offers Fargos High Definition Printing (HDP) technology delivering the highest image quality at a price that a broad range of organizations can afford. Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex offers easy operation, easy-loading cartridges for cards, ribbons and over-laminates, and a high reliability and durability that will lower your overall cost of use and ownership.

High Definition Printing makes use of re-transfer print technology, and provides a perfect solution for printing all the most commonly used cards, for instance contact smartcards, contactless smartcards, and clamshell proximity cards. It is the most advanced method of card printing available, using dye sublimation technology to print crisp, 300-dpi images on the underside of the film created 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 essentially destroys itself. High Definition Printing will print right up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Most conventional dye sublimation printers have to leave a clear space by contact pads in order to prevent damage to the print head.

Colleges, loyalty and membership programs, businesses and corporations, health care facilities and government agencies are all expanding their use of multi-function smart cards. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is ideal for this level of customization thanks to options such as single or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technology. Its multifaceted encoding options will allow you to produce proximity and smart cards according to your specific needs.

You no longer need to rely on stand-alone stations to produce ID cards and badges. For example, a retail chain can distribute card issuance over a network to any location. A wide array of printers or encoders can be set up at a central location to produce high-volume print jobs at places such as universities or corporate campuses.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is the ideal choice for limitless 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 begin your Brand new 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 that is right 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)
  • 500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Cleaning kit (89200)

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 intended for use with the HDP5000 series of card printers and must be used with HDP film 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