Highlights

  • Includes a free 6-month subscription to CloudBadging: a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.
  • Direct-to-card printer ideal for applications with low to high security needs
  • Special features:Built-in Ethernet connectivity, printer password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, and 3-year warranty that includes 1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement and 1 year of loaner coverage
  • Optional upgrades:Dual-sided printing, wifi, encoding, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans
Item #: 52000

Fargo DTC4250e ID Card Printer - Single-Sided

MSRP:
$2,899.00
MSRP:
$2,899.00

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Highlights

  • Includes a free 6-month subscription to CloudBadging: a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.
  • Direct-to-card printer ideal for applications with low to high security needs
  • Special features:Built-in Ethernet connectivity, printer password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, and 3-year warranty that includes 1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement and 1 year of loaner coverage
  • Optional upgrades:Dual-sided printing, wifi, encoding, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans

What's Included

  • DTC4250e printer
  • USB cable
  • US/international power cords
  • CD with printer drivers and user guide
  • 3 year printer & printhead warranty, plus 1 year loaner coverage

Fargo DTC4250e Description

The Fargo DTC4250e single-sided ID card printer offers simplicity, flexibility and versatility for current and future needs, and is backed by a 3-year printer warranty. Whether you need employee access cards or membership cards, the Fargo DTC4250e single-sided printer creates brilliant ID badges and crisp barcodes and signatures.

  • Fast print speeds
    Need cards in a jiffy? No problem! The Fargo DTC4250e single-sided card printer prints 225 full color single-sided cards per hour - 50% faster than its predecessor.

  • Compact and easy to use
    The small footprint allows the DTC4250e single-sided printer to easily accommodate any desktop configuration. The intuitive user-interface includes a SmartScreen graphical display to easily identify the status of the printer.

  • Direct-to-card printing with built-in erase and rewrite
    The Fargo DTC4250e printer 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 DTC4250e features a built-in erase and rewrite function that is ideal for temporary ID cards such as visitor badges.

  • Ribbon options for varying needs
    Ribbons options are available depending on the needs of the organization. The EZ ribbon offers the easy-to-use disposable cartridge which is simple to load and replace. The ECO ribbon is more economical and eco-friendly. It is a refill ribbon which is to be placed into a refillable ribbon cartridge, eliminating the need to throw the plastic cartridge away with each ribbon change.

  • QR code printing
    Frequently used in retail and loyalty card programs, QR codes can be passed through the printer as a complete image and then printed to the card.

  • Enhanced security
    The Fargo DTC4250e is designed to migrate from lower to higher security levels, offering built-in printer password protection and optional fluorescent ribbons for Ultra-Violet or UV printing. It also offers AES-256 data encryption for data protection.

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

  • Printing and encoding via one connection
    The Fargo DTC4250e printer features the industry's first inline card printing and technology card encoding with one connection using the standard USB connection or optional Ethernet connectivity.

  • Backed by the best warranty around
    To ensure you get maximum value from the investment in your card printer, the Fargo DTC4250e is backed by a 3-year printer and printhead warranty, including one no-questions-asked printhead replacement, plus 1 year of loaner printer coverage to keep your card printing program operational.

  • Optional dual-sided printing (field-upgradeable)
    Does your application require printing on both sides of the card? No problem, the Fargo DTC4250e ID card printer is available as a single or dual-sided ID printer. Utilizing dual-sided printing allows for more space on your ID card for your company logo, additional cardholder information or security features.

  • Optional encoding
    The DTC4250e also features several encoding options enabling migration to contact and contactless smart cards such as HID iCLASS technology or magnetic stripe and proximity cards.


Ideal Applications

  • Corporate IDs
  • Membership cards
  • Gift cards
  • Customer loyalty
  • Health Cards
  • Mass transit
  • Student IDs

Fargo DTC4250e Specifications

Printing Capability Single side printing
Printing Speeds (sec/card) 6 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
16 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
Input Hopper Capacity 100
Output Hopper Capacity 100 cards
Card Sizes Accepted CR80 - 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 Accepted 9-40 mil
Interface USB 2.0 & Ethernet with internal print server
Print Resolution DPI 300 DPI
Software Drivers Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Vista, Windows 7 , Windows 8, Windows 10
Restricted Mac compatibility* OS X v10.5, v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, & v10.9
*A PC is required to make changes within the Workbench Printer Utility in the printer driver
Additional drivers coming:
Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 7.0, Fedora 18, Mandriva 2011, Red Hat 6.4, Open Suse 12.3
All drivers include Fargo Workbench Printer Utility & Swift ID™ Embedded Badging Application
Warranty 3 years on printer and printhead (unlimited pass with Ultracard™)
1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement
1 year of loaner coverage
Weight & Dimensions 8 lbs (3.63 kg), 18.1'' x 9.8'' x 9.2'' (460mm x 249mm x 234mm)
Printer Includes USB cable
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
Printer Options Encoding -
  • ISO magnetic stripe (field-upgradeable)
  • Contact smart card encoding (factory ordered)
  • HID Prox encoding (factory ordered)
  • iClass, MIFARE, ISO read/write encoder (factory ordered, Asure ID Exchange is recommended for smart card encoding on Fargo printers)
Ethernet with internal print server
Dual-sided printing module - field-installable
Same-side input/output hopper - field-installable
dual-input card hopper - field-installable
Extended warranties through ID Wholesaler, including options to add printer loaner coverage to standard warranty

Fargo DTC4250e Support & Downloads

Fargo DTC4250e Downloads

Visit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4250e drivers and firmware
- DTC4250e Firmware and Drivers

Fargo DTC4250e User Manuals

Find the latest version of the Fargo DTC4250e user manual below:
- Fargo DTC4250e User Manual

Fargo DTC4250e Warranty Options

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 1-, 2-, or 3-year extended warranty and loaner plans for your DTC4250e:
- See our Fargo DTC4250e Extended Warranty & Loaner Plan

Technical Support

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