The Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer is a direct-to-card printer that offers stunning edge-to-edge credentials in vivid colors or sharp monochrome.
The Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer is very easy to set up so get ready to start printing professional badges within minutes! The printer comes with Built-in Swift ID™ badging application to help you create ID badges in seconds without having to install any additional software. Choose from easy (EZ), all-in-one print ribbon and card cleaner or economical and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons. A card cleaning roller is integrated into the ribbon cartridge for easy maintenance.
The Fargo C50 comes with drivers for all operating systems, including Windows® 7, Windows® 8 (32 bit & 64 bit), MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8 and Linux.
The Fargo C50 ID card printer features a 2-year warranty on printer and printhead.
Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
Resolution: 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone
Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel
Print Ribbon Options: Options include easy-to-use ribbon with disposable ribbon cartridge (EZ) and more economical and eco-friendly refill ribbon for refill cartridge (ECO).
Both EZ and ECO
Print Speed: 7 seconds per card (K); 12 seconds per card (KO); 24 seconds per card (YMCKO)
Accepted Standard Card Sizes: CR-80 (3.375in L x 2.125in W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313in L x 2.063in W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)
Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36in L x 2.11in W / 85.3 mm L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3in L x 2.04in W / 83.8 mm L x 51.8 mm W)
Accepted Card Thickness: .009in - .040in / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm
Accepted Card Types: PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for 100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite
Input Hopper Card Capacity: 50 cards (.030in / .762 mm)
Output Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 30 cards (.030in / .762 mm)
Card Cleaning: Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change
Memory: 32 MB RAM
Software Drivers: Windows® XP / Vista™ (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008/ Windows® 7 & Windows® 8 (32 & 64 bit), MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/ 10.7/10.8 / Linux
Interface: USB 2.0
Operating Temperature: 65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C
Humidity: 20–80% non-condensing
Dimensions: Single-sided printer: 8.8in H x 13.7in W x 7.9in D / 224 mm H x 348 mm W x 201 mm D
Weight: Single-sided: 7.5 lbs. / 3.4 Kg
Warranty: Printer – two years; printhead – two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™
All our extended warranty plans include:
Call 800-897-7024 Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5pm or chat with us.
All parts and labor are included. Printheads are not covered after the first year.
We will send you a loaner while we service your printer so you can keep printing your badges.