Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - Two Material Laminator

Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - Two Material Laminator

Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - Two Material Laminator

Item#: 56305
Manufacturer: Fargo
9094.80 Retail Price: $9094.80
More Configurations: 56306, 56308
Introducing the HID FARGO DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer and Encoder

Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - Two Material Laminator Description

The DTC5500LMX provides premium printing and delivers the quickest, most cost-efficient wasteless lamination solution on the market today. The DTC5500LMX is the latest release in the successful line of FARGO® Direct-to-Card (DTC®) printer/encoders, and the first to utilize HID Global’s iON™ technology which powers the fastest and most energy efficient lamination hardware available.

DTC5500LMX all-in-one printing and lamination solution delivers on the promise of reliable, high-volume production at an ultra-low cost-per-card. This enables cost-conscious organizations to routinely issue secure, durable cards in high volumes without sacrificing quality.

 DTC5500LMX system is able to provide the highest level of card protection while reducing consumable costs by up to 50%. The new consumable design will drive savings in high-volume printing environments, making it the ideal solution for higher education, large corporations, healthcare facilities and government agencies.

Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - Two Material Laminator Specifications

Resolution: 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone

Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel

Print Ribbon and Laminate Options:
Wide array of ECO-friendly print ribbons from K to YMCKOKO. Laminate patch options from full card coverage and half panel polyester overlaminates to off-the-shelf and fully custom holographic overlaminates are all available from HID.

Print Speed**:
  • 6 seconds per card (K*)
  • 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)

Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.370' L x 2.125' W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W)

Accepted Card Thickness: Print / lamination: .030' (30 mil) - .040' (40 mil) 762 mm - 1.02 mm

Accepted Card Types: PVC, PET or Composite 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)

Card Cleaning Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change

Memory: 128 MB RAM

Software Drivers: Windows® 7, 8 and 10 (32 bit & 64 bit) / Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11 / Linux*** (Available Soon)

Interface: USB 2.0 and Ethernet with internal print server

Operating Temperature: 65° to 90° F / 18° to 32° C

Humidity: 20–80% non-condensing

Dimensions: Printer + lam: 12.9' H x 34.9' W x 9.3' D / 327.7 mm H x 866.5 mm W x 236.2 mm D

Weight: Printer + lam: 39 lbs / 17.7 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, KCC

Supply Voltage: 120-240Vac, 50-60Hz, 1.6 Amps max.

Supply Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz

Warranty: Printer – three years; Printhead – three years, unlimited pass with UltraCard®

Supported Access Control Credential Programming: iCLASS® Std/SE/SR/Seos, MIFARE Classic™, MIFARE DESFire® EV1, HID Prox

Options: Single wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding (note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS®, MIFARE®, and contact smart card encoding); Wi-Fi® Module; locking card input/output hopper and ribbon drawer; smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless); magnetic stripe encoding module; printer cleaning kit; secure proprietary consumables system; andon production status light

Software: FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility with Color Assist™ spot-color matching

Display User friendly, SmartScreen™ graphical display

Card Printer Supplies


The Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - Two Material Laminator features a 3-year warranty on printer and printhead.

Protect your investment with our extended warranty plans.

To order an extended warranty please call 800-897-7024 Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5pm

All our extended warranty plans include:

  • Toll-free technical support

    Call 800-897-7024 Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5pm or chat with us.

  • Parts and labor

    All parts and labor are included. Printheads are not covered after the first year.

  • Optional printer loaner

    We will send you a loaner while we service your printer so you can keep printing your badges.

  • Questions? Call us today at 800-897-7024 to speak with an ID expert.

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