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The Fargo 47120 DTC1000 dual-sided printer + Ethernet has been discontinued.
Please see the new Fargo DTC1250e Printer.
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Fargo 47120 DTC1000 ID Card Printer Dual-Sided with Ethernet - DISCONTINUED

  • DISCONTINUED 4/30/2014
  • Replaced by DTC1250e

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  • Includes a free 30-day subscription to CloudBadging: a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.
  • Dual-sided direct-to-card printer ideal for low volume card printing applications
  • Special features: built-in erase/rewrite and inline card printing and encoding via one USB connection
  • Optional upgrades: Ethernet connectivity, encoding, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's Included

  • DTC1000 dual-sided printer
  • USB cable
  • US/international power cords
  • CD with printer drivers and user guide
  • 2 year printer & printhead warranty

Fargo DTC1000 47120 Description

From student IDs or employee badges to membership and access control cards the Fargo 47120 dual-sided DTC1000 printer with Ethernet is designed to offer reliable, convenient and easy-to-use printing and encoding solutions for small to medium sized ID applications.

Product Features

  • Compact design
    The small footprint allows the Fargo 47120 dual-sided printer with Ethernet to easily accommodate any desktop configuration.

  • Direct-to-card printing with built-in erase and rewrite
    The Fargo 47120 printer with Ethernet produces ID cards using dye-sublimation printing for vivid color and accurate images and thermal transfer or resin thermal transfer for sharp black text and barcodes. In addition, the Fargo 47120 printer features a built-in erase and rewrite function that is ideal for temporary ID cards such as visitor badges.

  • All-in-one print ribbon and cleaning cartridge
    An all-in-one print ribbon and cleaning cartridges offer a convenient and simplified loading process making maintenance a breeze.

  • Intuitive user-interface
    The intuitive user-interface provides color-changing status buttons for system status notifications to easily identify the status of the printer.

  • Printing on various card thicknesses
    To accommodate sophisticated access control badges and smart cards, the Fargo 47120 printer allows printing cards as thin as 9 mil and up to 40 mil thick.

  • Printing and encoding via one connection
    The Fargo 47120 features the industry's first inline card printing and technology card encoding with one connection using the standard USB or Ethernet connection.

  • Ethernet connectivity
    The Fargo 47120 features Ethernet connectivity with an internal print server, which allows for remote printer sharing by many users on a network.

  • Optional extended warranty and printer loaner plans
    ID Wholesaler's extended warranty plans include toll-free technical support, live chat support, total parts and labor replacement, and fast turn-around on printer repairs. This satisfaction-guaranteed service is handled in-house by our knowledgeable, factory-trained technical support team. Our printer loaner coverage plans provide you with a loaner printer in the event your printer needs to be sent to ID Wholesaler for repair. Printer loaner plans help ensure you won't be without a printer and your card printing can continue uninterrupted. (Add a coverage plan to your printer within the Options tab.)

  • Optional card printer training
    Get your new Fargo DTC1000 card printer up and running in no time with a training session from our in-house Technical Support team. We will tailor your training around your specific printer and your specific needs. A card printer training session may include topics such as:
    • ID card printer installation assistance
    • How to load the ribbon and cards
    • A review of the printer's user interface
    • Special printer features and how to use them
Encoding Options
Card Sizes AcceptedCR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
CR79 - adhesive-back (CR79 is slightly smaller than the size of a standard credit card)
Card Thickness Accepted9-40 mil
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing
Print Resolution DPI
Printer LoudnessOperating: 59 dB (A)
Printer IncludesUSB cable
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
Input Hopper Capacity100
USB 2.0 & Ethernet w/ internal print server
OS CompatibilityMicrosoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Vista (32- & 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit); Linux*
Mac OS X v10.5 and v10.6
Driver includes Fargo Workbench Printer Utility & Swift ID™ Embedded Badging Application

*For specifications on Linux version compatibility, please refer to the printer brochure or call us at (800) 321-4405 x2.
Printer OptionsExtended warranties through ID Wholesaler, including options to add printer loaner coverage to standard warranty
Output Hopper Capacity30
Printing Speeds (sec/card)7 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
12 seconds per dual-sided monochrome (KO) card
24 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
31 seconds (full-color (YMCKOK) dual-sided card)
Printing CapabilitySingle-sided & dual-sided printing
Warranty2 years on printer and printhead (unlimited passes with ID Wholesaler-purchased cards)
Weight & Dimensions10 lbs (4.54 kg), 18.7'' x 8.8'' x 9.2'' (475mm x 249mm x 234mm)
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Fargo DTC1000 47120

Fargo DTC1000 47120 Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC1000 drivers and firmware
- DTC1000 Firmware and Drivers

Fargo DTC1000 47120 User Manuals

Find the latest versions of the Fargo DTC1000 user manuals below:
- Fargo DTC1000 User Manual - English
- Fargo Workbench User Manual - English
- Fargo DTC1000 User Manual - Spanish
- Fargo Workbench User Manual - Spanish

Fargo DTC1000 47120 Warranty Options

Extended Warranties & Registration
- Extended Warranty Plans

Technical Support

Our team is able to assist you 7:30am-4:00pm CT, Monday-Friday.
- See our technical support page for contact options