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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
- Single-sided direct-to-card system ideal for applications with low to high security needs; comes with all of the supplies you need to start printing cards immediately
- Printer features: same-side input/output hopper, built-in Ethernet connectivity, printer password protection, built-in erase/rewrite, and 3-year warranty
- Optional upgrades: field-upgradeable dual-sided printing, Wi-Fi, configurable input and output hopper, encoding, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans
Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided System Description
The Fargo DTC4250e single-sided ID card system 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 system creates brilliant ID badges and crisp barcodes and signatures. The Fargo DTC4250e single-sided system includes a color ribbon, cards, CloudBadging ID software, and a USB webcam - everything you need to get started at a great price.
Fargo DTC4250e Single-sided Printer
- 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 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 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 decryption for data protection.
- 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.
- Printing on various card thicknesses
To accommodate access control badges and smart cards the Fargo 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.
- Standard Ethernet connectivity with optional Wifi
The Fargo DTC4250e features standard Ethernet connectivity with an internal print server which allows for remote printer sharing by many users on a network. For mobile printing, the printer can optionally be wifi-enabled with an HID wireless accessory.
- Optional dual-sided printing (field upgradeable)
Does your application require printing on both sides of the card? No problem, the Fargo DTC4250e 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. View the Fargo DTC4250e Duplex ID System.
- Optional same-side input/output hopper
An optional same-side input/output hopper can help fit the printer into tight workspaces.
- Optional dual-input card hopper
Increase capacity with an optional dual-input card hopper.
- 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.
- Optional card printer training
Get your Fargo DTC4250e 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
CloudBadging ID Software
- Powerful cloud-based software in a user-friendly package
The DTC4250e single-sided system includes CloudBadging, a cloud-based ID card software that goes beyond traditional ID badge management software by providing a secure, cloud-based workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges - maximizing productivity and performance for everyone. CloudBadging provides you with quick, simple card design and printing tools that are accessible from any internet connective device with a modern web browser, no matter where you are located.
Credential Cam Digital Photo ID Webcam
- Plug and play ease in capturing ID photos
With its five layer glass lens and Autosmart facetracking, the Credential Cam included with your Fargo DTC4250e system is optimized for capturing ID photos, and works exceptionally well for all card printing applications. The camera is designed to simply plug and play; withing minutes you will have quality images on your photo ID badges.
Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided System Specifications
|Printing Capability||Single-sided printing|
|Printing Speeds (sec/card)||6 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
8 seconds per single-sided monochrome (KO) card
16 seconds(full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card))
|Input Hopper Capacity||Dual Hoppers - 100 each|
|Output Hopper Capacity||100
100-card reject hopper (required same-side input/output card hopper)
|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|
|Software Drivers||Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
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 -
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
CloudBadging Software Specifications
|Printing Capability||Full-color one-sided or two-sided (duplex) capabilities|
|Encoding||1-D and 2-D barcodes
Magnetic encoding options
|Card Management||Import images
Integrated photo capture
Conditional design rules
Magnetic stripe encoding
Add unlimited data fields
|System Requirements||Internet connected computer with modern web browser|
Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided System Support & Downloads
Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided System DownloadsVisit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4250e drivers and firmware
- DTC4250e Firmware and Drivers
Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided System User ManualsFind the latest version of the Fargo DTC4250e user manual below:
- Fargo DTC4250e User Manual
Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided System Warranty OptionsID 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 SupportOur team is able to assist you 7:45am-4:30pm CT, Monday-Friday.
- See our technical support page for contact options