Fargo DTC4500e ID Card Printer

#55000 | 55010

Fargo DTC4500e by HID is an high-level ID card printer with optional laminator module for organizations that need high-security and high-volume ID cards & badges. Its powerful high-performance design features optional print & technology modules to customize your Fargo DTC4500e as well as a locking hopper for added in-house security. NOTE: Lamination Module can only be ordered with DTC4500e Dual-Sided Printing Option. DTC4500e earned its Energy-Star Rating to help save on costs!

The Fargo DTC4500e printer and encoder is the workhorse of HID Global’s Fargo direct-to-card printer line. With its heavy-duty engine and high-performance design, the printer is the number one choice for large corporations and government institutions which need a robust and reliable way to personalize and program technology cards in high volumes for more sophisticated and secure card applications. The Fargo DTC4500e features:

 

  • High volume printing technology – Uses high capacity 200 card dual-input card hopper and card printer ribbons.
  • Maximum security, future-proof versatility – Guaranteed secure printing with built-in printer password protection and fluorescent ribbons for Ultra-Violet (UV) printing. Optional locking hoppers protect blank pvc card stock and printed/encoded cards in-house.
  • Versatile Modular Design With a sleek modular design that easily incorporates equipment upgrades, the Fargo DTC4500e can grow with your card printing needs. The DTC4500e design also allows for a small office footprint, including the optional same-side input/output card hopper and moveable SmartScreen display, so it can fit into the tightest office spaces. Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 to order your DTC4500e with same-side input/output hoppers.
  • Technology options – Field-upgradeable modules allow you to not only print crisp ID badges, but also encode data for proximity, magnetic stripe, and contact and/or or contactless technology cards, such as HID iCLASS, for increased access control. The most popular DTC4500e options are available in our online store. If you need more complex options, like smart card encoding, contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 today!
  • Optional field upgradeable card lamination For the ultimate in high-security ID badges, Fargo DTC4500e features an optional lamination module that applies over laminates to produce tamper-proof, secure cards that resist forgery. The unique, high speed dual-sided simultaneous lamination module saves valuable time. Not sure that you need lamination now? The DTC4500e lamination module can be added later!
  • Easy integrated into existing IT infrastructures: With built-in standard Ethernet and USB connection, the DTC4500e allows for centralized or remote ID card issuance. Add a WiFi Accessory module to your DTC4500e so you can print from anywhere, anytime!

Like all Fargo DTC card printers, the Fargo DTC4500e is built with Genuine HID technology and is fully interoperable with HID Globals ID security products. ID Card Group carries the full line of Fargo by HID DTC printers, ribbons and supplies – including the C50, DTC1250e, DTC4250e & DTC4500e – at the lowest prices guaranteed. All Fargo DTC printers feature:

 

  • Swift ID card design application is pre-loaded into every Fargo DTC card printer and easily accessed through your Web Browser.
  • One-Pass printing and encoding tasks allow your ID cards to be printed AND encoded in one pass with a single USB or Ethernet connection between the Fargo DTC printer and your computer.
  • Intuitive Design including color changing status buttons and easy-load cartridge ribbons require minimal maintenance and training.
  • Rewrite card printing technology is included with all Fargo DTC card printers, great for transit card and visitor badges, so your operation can save money on consumables, while reducing waste.
  • Energy-Star Rated — As of May 2011, Fargo DTC4500e became Energy-Star Rated to help save the environment as well as your money!

Most Popular Fargo DTC4500e Printer Configuations:

Fargo 55000: Single-Sided DTC4500e ID printer
Fargo 55010: Single-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Magnetic Encoder
Fargo 55100: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer
Fargo 55110: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Magnetic Encoder
Fargo 55400: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Single-Side Laminator
Fargo 55410: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Single-Side Laminator and Magnetic Encoder
Fargo 55500: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Dual-Side Laminator
Fargo 55510: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Dual-Side Laminator and Magnetic Encoder

Make it Easy! Order your DTC4500e as a Complete System

ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program. Just order a Complete System and you can easily begin producing professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo DTC4500e printer right away. Choose the system that is right for you based on your printer configuration:

Single-Sided System

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any single-sided configuration – 55000/55010/55020/55030)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon – 500 prints (45200)
  • Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Dual-Sided System:

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any dual-sided configuration – 55100/55110/55120/55130)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon – 500 prints (45210)
  • Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Dual-Sided Printer w/Single-Sided Lamination System:

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any dual-sided w/single-sided lamination configuration – 55400/55410/55420/55430)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon-500 prints (45210)
  • 1.0 mil Overlaminate- 250 prints (82601)
  • 500 Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning Kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Dual-Sided Printer w/Dual-Sided Lamination System:

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any dual-sided w/dual-sided lamination configuration – 55500/55510/55520/55530)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon-500 prints (45210)
  • 2-1.0 mil Overlaminate- 250 prints (82601)
  • 500 Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning Kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Still searching for the perfect ID printer for your card printing operation? Contact our ID Experts at 877-868-0012.

The Fargo DTC4500e printer and encoder is the workhorse of HID Global’s Fargo direct-to-card printer line. With its heavy-duty engine and high-performance design, the printer is the number one choice for large corporations and government institutions which need a robust and reliable way to personalize and program technology cards in high volumes for more sophisticated and secure card applications. The Fargo DTC4500e features:

 

  • High volume printing technology – Uses high capacity 200 card dual-input card hopper and card printer ribbons.
  • Maximum security, future-proof versatility – Guaranteed secure printing with built-in printer password protection and fluorescent ribbons for Ultra-Violet (UV) printing. Optional locking hoppers protect blank pvc card stock and printed/encoded cards in-house.
  • Versatile Modular Design With a sleek modular design that easily incorporates equipment upgrades, the Fargo DTC4500e can grow with your card printing needs. The DTC4500e design also allows for a small office footprint, including the optional same-side input/output card hopper and moveable SmartScreen display, so it can fit into the tightest office spaces. Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 to order your DTC4500e with same-side input/output hoppers.
  • Technology options – Field-upgradeable modules allow you to not only print crisp ID badges, but also encode data for proximity, magnetic stripe, and contact and/or or contactless technology cards, such as HID iCLASS, for increased access control. The most popular DTC4500e options are available in our online store. If you need more complex options, like smart card encoding, contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 today!
  • Optional field upgradeable card lamination For the ultimate in high-security ID badges, Fargo DTC4500e features an optional lamination module that applies over laminates to produce tamper-proof, secure cards that resist forgery. The unique, high speed dual-sided simultaneous lamination module saves valuable time. Not sure that you need lamination now? The DTC4500e lamination module can be added later!
  • Easy integrated into existing IT infrastructures: With built-in standard Ethernet and USB connection, the DTC4500e allows for centralized or remote ID card issuance. Add a WiFi Accessory module to your DTC4500e so you can print from anywhere, anytime!

Like all Fargo DTC card printers, the Fargo DTC4500e is built with Genuine HID technology and is fully interoperable with HID Globals ID security products. ID Card Group carries the full line of Fargo by HID DTC printers, ribbons and supplies – including the C50, DTC1250e, DTC4250e & DTC4500e – at the lowest prices guaranteed. All Fargo DTC printers feature:

 

  • Swift ID card design application is pre-loaded into every Fargo DTC card printer and easily accessed through your Web Browser.
  • One-Pass printing and encoding tasks allow your ID cards to be printed AND encoded in one pass with a single USB or Ethernet connection between the Fargo DTC printer and your computer.
  • Intuitive Design including color changing status buttons and easy-load cartridge ribbons require minimal maintenance and training.
  • Rewrite card printing technology is included with all Fargo DTC card printers, great for transit card and visitor badges, so your operation can save money on consumables, while reducing waste.
  • Energy-Star Rated — As of May 2011, Fargo DTC4500e became Energy-Star Rated to help save the environment as well as your money!

Most Popular Fargo DTC4500e Printer Configuations:

Fargo 55000: Single-Sided DTC4500e ID printer
Fargo 55010: Single-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Magnetic Encoder
Fargo 55100: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer
Fargo 55110: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Magnetic Encoder
Fargo 55400: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Single-Side Laminator
Fargo 55410: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Single-Side Laminator and Magnetic Encoder
Fargo 55500: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Dual-Side Laminator
Fargo 55510: Dual-Sided DTC4500e ID printer with Dual-Side Laminator and Magnetic Encoder

Make it Easy! Order your DTC4500e as a Complete System

ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program. Just order a Complete System and you can easily begin producing professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo DTC4500e printer right away. Choose the system that is right for you based on your printer configuration:

Single-Sided System

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any single-sided configuration – 55000/55010/55020/55030)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon – 500 prints (45200)
  • Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Dual-Sided System:

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any dual-sided configuration – 55100/55110/55120/55130)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon – 500 prints (45210)
  • Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Dual-Sided Printer w/Single-Sided Lamination System:

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any dual-sided w/single-sided lamination configuration – 55400/55410/55420/55430)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon-500 prints (45210)
  • 1.0 mil Overlaminate- 250 prints (82601)
  • 500 Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning Kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Dual-Sided Printer w/Dual-Sided Lamination System:

  • Fargo DTC4500e Printer (any dual-sided w/dual-sided lamination configuration – 55500/55510/55520/55530)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software (ACIS-L11)
  • YMCKO Color Ribbon-500 prints (45210)
  • 2-1.0 mil Overlaminate- 250 prints (82601)
  • 500 Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Webcam
  • Cleaning Kit (86177)
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support

Still searching for the perfect ID printer for your card printing operation? Contact our ID Experts at 877-868-0012.

Standard items included with the base-model single- or dual-sided Fargo DTC4500e card printers:

  • A convenient quick start guide
  • Driver installation CD (including Workbench, FARGOs software toolkit)
  • Power supply and cords (US and EU)
  • Warranty registration card
  • Multi-color status indicators
  • 100 card output hopper
  • SmartScreen graphical display
  • Field upgradeability
  • Higher capacity, refillable ribbon cartridges
  • Dual input card hopper (200 cards)
  • Ethernet and USB connectivity
  • Field upgradeable to lamination

Optional items for the Fargo DTC4500e ID Printer:

  • Encoding Options: 125 kHz (HID Prox) reader; 13.56 MHz (iCLASS, MIFARE, ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693) read/write encoder; Contact Smart Card Encoder reads from and writes to all ISO7816 1/2/3/4 memory and microprocessor smart cards (T=0, T=1) as well as synchronous cards; ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, Tracks 1, 2 and 3
  • Other Options: Single Wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding (note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS and contact smart card encoding); Dual-Sided Printing Module – Upgradable; Dual-Input Card Hopper (200 cards) – Upgradable; Same-Side Input/ Output Card Hopper – Upgradable; Smart Card Encoding (contact/contactless) – Upgradable; Magnetic Stripe Encoding – Upgradable; Printer Cleaning Kit; Ethernet with Internal Print Server – Upgradable; Lamination Module – can only be ordered with DTC4500 Dual-Sided Printing Option

Specifications for the Fargo DTC4500e printer by HID Global

  • 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 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 (3.375L x 2.125 W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313L x 2.063W / 84.1mmL x 52.4mmW)
  • Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge
  • Accepted Card Thickness: .009 – .040 / 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: Dual-Input Card Hopper (200 cards)
  • Output Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 100 cards
  • Reject Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 100 cards same-side input/output hopper 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 / Vista (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 / Windows 7 & 8 / Linux
  • Interface: USB 2.0 and Ethernet with internal print server
  • Operating Temperature: 65 to 80 F / 18 to 27 C
  • Humidity: 2080% non-condensing
  • Dimensions: Single-Sided Printer: 9.8H x 18.1W x 9.2D / 249mmH x 460mmW x 234mmD; Dual-Sided Printer: 9.8H x 18.7W x 9.2D / 249mmH x 475mmW x 234mmD; Printer + Lam: 18.9?H x 18.7?W x 9.2?D / 480mmH x 475mmW x 234mmD
  • Weight: Single-Sided: 9 lbs / 4.1 kg; Dual-Sided: 11 lbs / 5 kg; Printer + Lam: 20 lbs / 9.1 kg
  • Agency Listings: Safety: UL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 (60950-1), and CE; EMC: FCC Class A, CRC c1374, CE (EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024), CCC, BSMI, KCC
  • Supply Voltage: 100-240 VAC, 3.3 A
  • Supply Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz
  • Warranty: PrinterThree years
  • Display: User friendly, SmartScreen graphical display
  • Printer Security: Printer access password protected; Kensington lock compatibility

Fargo DTC4500e

COST
MSRP
Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
Discount ID Price
Single-Sided Printer
Dual-Sided Printer
WARRANTY
Printer Coverage
3 years
Loaner Coverage
1 year loaner
Printhead Coverage
3 years
PRINTING
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
Re-Writable Printing
Yes
Card Capacity
Input Hopper
200
Output Hopper
100
Single Feed Mode
No
Print Speed
Full Color
16 seconds
Monochrome
6 seconds
SUPPLIES
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Dual-Sided
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
500
Single-Sided Black
3000
Dual-Sided
500
Accepted Card Sizes
CR79
CR80
Card Thickness
9-40 mil
FEATURES Call if options aren’t available online
Available Encoding Options
Contact Card
DesFire
HID Prox
iCLASS
Magnetic Stripe
MiFare
Available Factory Options
Dual Sided
Hopper Upgrades
Lamination
Wi-Fi
Available Field Upgrades
Dual Sided
Hopper Upgrades
Lamination
Wi-Fi
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Printer Password, Locking Hoppers
COMPATIBILITY
Connection Type
Network/Ethernet
USB
OS Compatibility
Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks
Windows XP
Windows Vista (32 Bit)
Windows Vista (64 Bit)
Windows 7 (32 Bit)
Windows 7 (64 Bit)
Windows 8 (32 Bit)
Windows 8 (64 Bit)
Windows 10 – 32 bit
Windows 10 – 64 bit
Windows 2003 Server – 32 bit
Windows 2003 Server – 64 bit
Windows 2008 Server – 32 bit
Windows 2008 Server – 64 bit
Windows Server 2012
Mac Compatible
Yes
PHYSICAL SPECS
Size
9.8˝ H x 18.1˝ W x 9.2˝ D
Weight
14 lbs
MPNS
Available MPNs
055600,
055000,
055010,
055020,
05530,
055100,
055110,
055120,
055130,
055200,
055210,
055220,
055230,
055300,
055310,
055320,
055330