The Fargo DTC 4500e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer is a direct-to-card printer that offers stunning edge-to-edge credentials, whether you need vivid colors or sharp monochrome printing.
The Fargo DTC 4500e Dual-Sided ID Card Printer is very easy to set up so get ready to start printing professional badges within minutes! SmartScreen™ graphical display provides easy-to-follow prompts for instant printer status. The printer comes with Built-in Swift ID™ badging application to create ID badges without having to install any software. It also features FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility to facilitate printer maintenance. Its Color Assist™ tool matches spot colors, ensuring accurate prints of graphics, such as company logos. A card cleaning roller is integrated into the ribbon cartridge for easy maintenance.
Maximize productivity and minimize wait time for cards and IDs with this fast card printer. The DTC 4500e prints full color cards at a rate of 16 seconds per card (YMCKO), 24 seconds per card (YMCKOK) and monochrome badges at a rate of 6 seconds per card (K).
The Fargo DTC4500e 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.
Create and print access control badges, membership cards, loyalty cards or even gift cards with your Fargo DTC 4500e. Its magnetic encoder will allow you to create all your badges effortlessly in one pass.
Standard printer password protection and fluorescent panel printing provide a cost-effective and dynamic means of increasing card security. Standard dual-input card hopper increases capacity or management of multiple card types. Optional card lamination is also available to protect your cards from tampering or counterfeiting.
The optional iCLASS SE® encoder can be fully integrated into your printer, allowing you to create, encode (read/write) and manage your secure credentials from start-to-finish. Design personalized ID badges locally and then program them to work with your current physical access control system (PACS), streamlining your ordering, inventory management, and issuance processes.
The Fargo DTC4500e ID card printer features a 3-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 cartridge (ECO).
Both EZ and ECO:
Rewrite technology - no ribbon is required
Print Speed: 6 seconds per card (K); 8 seconds per card (KO); 16 seconds per card (YMCKO); 24 seconds per card (YMCKOK)
Accepted Standard Card Sizes: CR-80 (3.375˝ L x 2.125˝ W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 adhesive back (3.313˝ L x 2.063˝ W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)
Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36˝ L x 2.11˝ W / 85.3 mm L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3˝ L x 2.04˝ W / 83.8 mm L x 51.8 mm W)
Accepted Card Thickness: Print only: .009˝ - .040˝ / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm; print / lamination: .030˝ - .040˝ / 30 mil - 40 mil / .762 mm - 1.02 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: Dual-input card hopper (200 cards)
Output Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)
Reject Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm) - same-side input / output card hopper or lamination module required
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 / Windows Vista® (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 / Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 (32 bit & 64 bit) / MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8 / Linux
Interface: USB 2.0 and Ethernet with internal print server
Operating Temperature: 65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C
Humidity: 20–80% non-condensing
Dimensions: 9.8˝ H x 18.7˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 475 mm W x 234 mm D
Weight: 11 lbs / 5 Kg
Agency Listings: Safety: UL 60950-2, CSA C22.2 (60950-07), and CE; EMC: FCC Class A, CE (EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024), CCC, BSMI, KC
Environmental Features: All configurations without a lamination module are ENERGY STAR® qualified printers
Supply Voltage: 100-240Vac, 50-60Hz, 1.6 Amps max.
Supply Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Warranty: Printer – three years; Printhead – three years, unlimited pass with UltraCard®
Magnetic encoding: ISO magnetic stripe encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, tracks 1, 2 and 3
Software: Swift ID™ embedded badging application, FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility with Color Assist™ spot-color matching
Display: User friendly, SmartScreen™ graphical display
Printer Security: Printer access password protected
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.