- 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 ID system ideal for applications with low to high security needs
- Special features: includes all of the supplies you need to start printing cards, same-side input/output hopper, built-in Ethernet connectivity, printer password protection, built-in erase/rewrite and 3-year warranty
- Optional upgrades: software upgrade options
The Fargo DTC4250e dual-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 dual-sided system creates brilliant ID badges and crisp barcodes and signatures. The Fargo DTC4250e dual-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 Dual-sided Printer
- Fast print speeds
Need cards in a jiffy? No problem! The Fargo DTC4250e dual-sided card printer prints 225 full color single-sided cards per hour and 150 full color dual-sided cards per hour - 50% faster than its predecessor.
- Compact and easy to use
The small footprint allows the DTC4250e dual-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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
Color Ribbon and Cards
- Supplies you need to start printing immediately
The Fargo includes a full-color, 250 print-count YMCKO ribbon, and 300 PVC 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|
|Printer Color Capability||Color & monochrome printing, plus monochrome rewritable printing|
|Printer Includes||USB cable|
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
|Input Hopper Capacity||Dual Hoppers - 100 each|
|Interface||USB 2.0 & Ethernet with internal print server|
|OS Compatibility||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
|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
|Output Hopper Capacity||100|
100-card reject hopper (required same-side input/output card hopper)
|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)
24 seconds(full-color (YMCKOK) dual-sided card)
|Printing Capability||Single-sided & dual-sided printing|
|Warranty||3 years on printer and printhead (unlimited pass with Ultracard™)|
1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement
|Weight & Dimensions||10 lbs (4.54 kg), 18.1'' x 9.8'' x 9.2'' (460mm x 249mm x 234mm)|
|Card Management||Import images|
Integrated photo capture
Conditional design rules
Magnetic stripe encoding
Add unlimited data fields
|Encoding||1-D and 2-D barcodes|
Magnetic encoding options
Fargo-DTC4250e DownloadsVisit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC4250e drivers and firmware
- DTC4250e Firmware and Drivers
Fargo-DTC4250e User ManualsFind the latest version of the Fargo DTC4250e user manual below:
- Fargo DTC4250e User Manual
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Technical SupportOur team is able to assist you 7:45am-4:30pm CT, Monday-Friday.
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