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Discontinued and replaced by 70001

Fargo 51701 C50 ID Card System Single-Sided - Asure ID Solo - DISCONTINUED

  • Discontinued
  • Replaced by 70001.

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If you're looking for an easy-to-use, reliable, ID card printer to get started fast, the Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID System w/ Asure ID Solo is what you're looking for! The C50 can go from box to printing ID cards in a matter of minutes, and is the perfect solution for schools, membership cards, employee badges and more. With all-in-one printer ribbon and card cleaning cartridges, maintenance is easy.

Fargo C50 Single-Sided Card Printer

  • Easy-to-use & compact
    The Fargo C50 Single-Sided System is simple to use with an intuitive design that reflects system updates through color-changing buttons. Additionally, the compact footprint allows it to easily fit in the smallest office settings without taking up too much space.

  • Direct-to-card printing with built-in erase and rewrite
    The C50 Single-Sided System 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, this printer features a built-in erase and rewrite function that is ideal for temporary ID cards such as visitor badges.

  • Print ribbon options
    Choose either the EZ all-in-one print ribbon and cleaning cartridge which offers a convenient and simplified loading process making maintenance a breeze, or the ECO environmentally-friendly ribbons, which are not only better for the environment, but also budget friendly.

  • Printing via one connection
    The Fargo 51701 features inline card printing with one connection using a standard USB connection.

Asure ID 7 Solo Software

  • Powerful software in a user-friendly package
    The C50 single-sided system includes Asure ID Solo 7, an entry level ID card software that provides you with quick, simple card design and printing tools. Enhanced from its previous version, Asure ID Solo 7 offers a user-friendly interface, two-sided card design and printing, and basic built-in database functionality with Microsoft Access.

USB Webcam

  • Digital webcam for convenient photo capture
    The USB webcam included with the Fargo C50 51701 system provides a quick way to take ID photos. Easy to install and operate, you'll have photos on your ID badges in just minutes. Webcam model may vary from image shown.

Color Ribbon and Cards

  • Supplies you need to start printing immediately
    The Fargo 51701 includes a full-color, 100 print-count YMCKO ribbon and 100 Ultracard PVC cards.


Card Sizes AcceptedCR79 - adhesive back
CR80 - standard credit card size
Card Thickness Accepted9-40 mil
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing
Printer IncludesUSB cable
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
Input Hopper Capacity50
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Printer Options

Extended 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 (monochrome with overlay (KO) single-sided card)
24 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
Printing CapabilitySingle side printing
Warranty2 years on printer and printhead (unlimited pass with Ultracard™)
Weight & Dimensions7.5 lbs (3.4 kg), 8.8''H x 13.7''W x 7.9''D (224mm x 348mm x 201mm)
Card ManagementImport images
Integrated photo capture
Add up to 8 data fields
DatabaseMicrosoft Access
Internal database with 200 records

1-D (linear) barcodes

Asure ID 7 Solo Software Specifications

Printing Capability Full-color one-sided capabilities
Database Microsoft Access
Internal database with 200 records
Encoding 1-D (linear) barcodes
Card Management Import images
Integrated photo capture
Add up to 8 data fields
Options Add Protect Plan
Software Training - get up and running quickly with training customized to your needs
System Requirements 600Mhz Intel or AMD CPU or higher
2MB Video Card
SVGA Monitor at 800 x 600 resolution
CD-ROM Drive
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
MS Windows XP (All Editions 32- & 64-bit) SP3
MS Windows Vista (All Editions 32- & 64-bit)SP1
Windows 7 (32- & 64-bit)

Fargo C50 51701

Fargo C50 51701 Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest C50 drivers and firmware
- C50 Firmware and Drivers

Fargo C50 51701 User Manuals

Find the latest version of the Fargo C50 user manual below:
- Fargo C50 User Manual

Fargo C50 51701 Support

ID Wholesaler has the most knowledgeable and well-trained in-house technical support department in the industry. Unlike other retailers, we don't send your printer back to the manufacturer -- we fix it, fast! We offer coverage plans for your C50:
- See our TrueSupport 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