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The 49400 DTC4500 dual-sided printer + single-sided lamination has been discontinued.
Please see the new Fargo DTC4500e Printer.
Looking for ribbons for your DTC4500 printer? Please try our Supplies Selector.

Fargo DTC4500 ID Card Printer Dual-Sided with Single-Side Lamination - DISCONTINUED

  • DISCONTINUED 4/30/2014
  • Replaced by DTC4500e

Every order is protected by the IDW Care Promise


  • 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 high-volume or high-security applications
  • Special features: standard dual-input card hopper, password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, standard Ethernet connectivity, and 2-year warranty that includes 1 year of loaner coverage
  • Optional upgrades: field-upgradeable encoding, single-or dual-sided lamination, same-side input/output hopper, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's Included

  • DTC4500 duplex printer with single-sided lamination
  • USB cable
  • US/international power cords
  • CD with printer drivers and user guide
  • 2 year printer & printhead warranty with 1 year loaner coverage

Fargo DTC4500 49400 Description

The Fargo 49400 DTC4500 ID Card Printer Dual-Sided with Single-Side Lamination has been discontinued, and has been replaced with the next generation Fargo DTC4500e Printer .

Please see the Supplies tab for supplies for the Fargo DTC1000. Please see the Support & Downloads tab for user manuals, downloads, and other support.

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
Note: Mylar-backed thin cards are recommended
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing
Printer LoudnessOperating: 59 dB (A)
Printer IncludesUSB cable
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
Input Hopper CapacityDual Hoppers - 100 each
InterfaceUSB 2.0 & Ethernet with 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 OptionsEncoding -
  • ISO magnetic stripe (field-upgradeable)
  • Contact smart card encoding (factory ordered)
  • HID Prox reader (factory ordered)
  • iClass, MIFARE, ISO read/write encoder (factory ordered)
Same-side input/output hopper - field-installable
Extended warranties through ID Wholesaler, including options to add printer loaner coverage to standard warranty
Output Hopper Capacity100
100-card reject hopper (required same-side input/output card hopper)
Printing Speeds (sec/card)7 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
12 seconds per single-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) with 1 year printer loaner coverage
Weight & Dimensions20 lbs (9.1 kg), 18.7'' x 18.9'' x 9.2'' (475mm x 480mm x 234mm)

Fargo DTC4500 49400

Fargo DTC4500 49400 Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4500 drivers and firmware
- DTC4500 Firmware and Drivers

Fargo DTC4500 49400 User Manuals

Find the latest versions of the Fargo DTC4500 user manuals below:
- Fargo DTC4500 User Manual - English
- Fargo Workbench User Manual - English
- Fargo DTC4500 User Manual - Spanish
- Fargo Workbench User Manual - Spanish

Looking for additional documents or guides for the Fargo DTC4000? Visit the Fargo Document Library.

Fargo DTC4500 49400 Support

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