Fargo Printers | ASME | Security System Distributors

Fargo is the world's broadest portfolio of advanced generation ID card printers and encoders. HID’s ID card and badge printers are available with a wide range of features and functions. 

Find the printer that exactly meets your security level, volume, and aesthetic needs.

DTC1250e ID Direct-to-Card Printer & Encoder

The ideal card printing solution for small businesses, schools, and local governments, the HID® FARGO® DTC1250e ID card printer and encoder is the fastest printer in its class, allowing you to produce 50% more visually-rich, full-color credentials in the same amount of time. Its small, compact footprint makes it easy to use in a variety of office environments and can be easily upgraded to include an embedded iCLASS SE® encoder (part of the iCLASS SE platform), enabling you to produce secure, personalized membership and loyalty photo ID cards in one single, seamless step. An optional Wi-Fi® accessory is also available to help you print anytime, anywhere.

Using the included Swift ID® badging software, you can design custom ID cards on the spot, and the FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility software can help you easily maintain your card printer over time. The DTC1250e ID direct-to-card printer and encoder also features an intuitive, user-focused SmartScreen™ graphical display, enabling efficient set-up, operation and maintenance of your technology investment.

Backed by a global three-year warranty, each of our seventh generation HID FARGO card printers can be seamlessly integrated to work with other HID products, ensuring that you receive and retain the maximum value from the most trusted name in secure identity solutions.

DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder

Built on 20 years of proven direct-to-card printing expertise, the HID® FARGO® DTC1500 card printer and encoder offers the convenience and lower cost of high-capacity consumables along with a comprehensive feature set – enabling organizations to routinely issue highly secure cards and IDs at a fraction of the cost without sacrificing quality. Designed for government ID projects, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, healthcare facilities, and small-to-medium businesses, the DTC1500 boasts of distinctive security features ideal for these organizations.

  • Innovative, built-in security features – Easy-to-implement security features such as resin scramble data protection and custom overlay watermark come standard on every unit.

  • Low-cost, high-capacity consumables – High-capacity, full and half-panel color ribbons significantly lower cost-per-card and reduce total cost of ownership.

  • Highly versatile – Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies in-field equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security.

  • Earth friendly – GreenCircle® Certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons.

Security, lower cost, innovation, and versatility – it all comes standard with the DTC1500.

DTC4250e ID Card Printer & Encoder

From plastic loyalty and photo ID cards to more sophisticated access cards with embedded electronics, HID Global’s professional-grade FARGO DTC4250e ID card printer and encoder is able to produce large quantities of extremely durable credentials both quickly and easily. Ideal for small to mid-size businesses, schools, and local government agencies that require reliable printing, the DTC4250e ID card printer and encoder features a flexible and modular design that can be easily adapted whenever your organization grows or your printing needs change.

The DTC4250e also features new security enhancements, such as the embedded iCLASS SE smart card encoder for encoding organizational or personnel data directly onto the card and AES-256 data decryption for protection of financial information. The DTC4250e can also be password protected so only approved operators can print and encode security cards and visitor badges.

With its small footprint, an optional, same-side input/output hopper and an optional Wi-Fi® accessory that allows you to print anytime and anywhere, the DTC4250e consumes minimal space and offers maximum flexibility. The card printer is also fully compatible with Asure ID® Card Personalization Software for creating custom credentials and Color Assist™ software that can help you match spot colors, ensuring accurate reproduction of such complex graphics as company logos or employee photos.  

Backed by a global three-year warranty, each of our seventh generation FARGO card printers can be seamlessly integrated to work with other HID products, ensuring that you receive and retain the maximum value from the most trusted name in secure identity solutions.

DTC4500e High Capacity Plastic Card Printer & Encoder

With the HID FARGO DTC4500e plastic card printers and encoder, you get professional quality, full-color credentials. Designed for medium-to-large sized organizations, schools, and government institutions looking for reliable, long-term card printing and encoding solutions. HID Global’s professional-grade DTC4500e plastic card printer and encoder withstands the daily demands of high-volume card printing. Additional security features – such as password protection and data decryption, locking dual-card hoppers for managing different card stocks, and optional holographic or fluorescent (UV) overlaminates that dramatically increase card durability – also make this the ideal choice for organizations in need of advanced card protection and performance.

The DTC4500e plastic card printer and encoder features a modular design empowering you to add, at any time new functionality as the needs of your organization evolve.  For example, an optional dual-sided, printing module can add company- or employee-specific information to the back of a card, such as when a bar code or digital signature is also desired. For production of highly-secure cards that resist forgery and feature increased durability, select either single- or dual-sided holographic image lamination, or go with an embedded iCLASS SE® encoder to streamline the creation, encoding, and management of your physical access smart cards from start-to-finish.  Also available, the Wi-Fi® accessory enables you to print cards anytime and anywhere, over any secured wireless network.

The DTC4500e plastic card printer and encoder is fully compatible with HID Global’s Asure ID® Card Personalization software which allows for the creation and encoding of custom employee or contractor ID cards, as well as HID Global’s EasyLobby® Secure Visitor Management solutions which is a perfect solution for developing visitor ID badges easily and on demand.

Backed by a global three-year warranty, each of our seventh-generation FARGO card printers and encoders can be seamlessly integrated to work with other HID products, ensuring that you receive and retain the maximum value from the most trusted name in secure identity solutions.

HDP5000 ID Card Printer & Encoder

Superior print quality, higher reliability and durability, greater security – your photo ID cards will have all these qualities when you print and encode them with the affordable and versatile HDP5000 ID card printer and encoder.

  • High Definition Printing® gives you superior print quality, even on smart cards with embedded electronics, for a more impressive public image.

  • High reliability and durability lowers your total cost of ownership, and affordable pricing makes High Definition Card Printing available to practically any business.

  • We back the HDP5000 ID card printer and encoder with a lifetime printhead warranty and three-year warranty on everything else.

  • Versatile modular design permits change as your needs change. Dual card input hopper, dual-sided printing, single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies are all field-upgradeable features.

  • Minimal training is required because of its simple design and intuitive operation. Cards, ribbons and overlaminates come in cartridges that load quickly and easily.

HDP5000 ID Card Printer & Encoder Key Features

Our enhanced HDP5000 ID card printer and encoder is feature-packed. Perfect for smart cards with embedded electronics, it reliably produces cards in High Definition with the highest image quality available. The HDP5000 ID card printer and encoder upgrades easily in the field, with additional modules.

  • New optional dual card input hopper simplifies card handling and minimizes downtime.

  • HID Global next-generation HDP platform enables faster print speed.

  • Optional single-sided or simultaneous dual-sided lamination for higher card security--quickly.

  • Dual-sided card printing option lets you double the print area available without manually reloading cards.

  • Optional High Durable HDP Film offers greatly enhanced card durability.

  • SmartScreen™ LCD Control Panel displays helpful status messages and prompts.

HDP5600 ID Card Printer & Encoder

The HID FARGO HDP5600 ID Card Printer and Encoder is a cost-effective and reliable solution that features a high resolution 600 dpi printing option for superior text and image quality. This all-in-one solution is ideal for government agencies, universities, corporations and healthcare facilities that need to routinely produce large volumes of high definition IDs or multi-function smart cards.

With the new HPD5600, you can print clear, crisp images, text and barcodes – even precise, complex characters such as Kanji, Arabic or Cyrillic are clearly defined and easy-to-read. And because the HDP5600 also features a versatile, modular design, you can field-upgrade the printer as your needs change.

  • High quality resin printing. Print clear, crisp images, text and barcodes.

  • Optional data encoding. Produce highly-secure contact and contactless, multi-function smart cards that address your specific needs and connect to other systems, such as visitor management, physical or logical access control, time and attendance, or cashless vending.

  • Versatile, modular design. The HDP5600 has several field-upgradeable features that can be added to the printer as your needs change. For example, an optional dual-sided, printing module can add company- or employee-specific information to the back of a card, such as when a bar code or digital signature is also desired. Or select the dual-card hopper option to simultaneously produce both employee and student or contractor IDs in a single pass.

  • Simple, intuitive design. Cards, ribbons and overlaminate cartridges load quickly and easily, making it easy to operate and maintain over time.

Only one card printer offers 5th generation re-transfer technology for every need – from sharp and vibrant photo ID cards to multi-functional, high security applications, the HDP5600 delivers on the promise of ultimate image quality and printer reliability, affordably.

DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer and Laminator

For Government agencies, universities, corporations and healthcare facilities that need Direct-to-Card™ printing capability to routinely issue high volumes of IDs or personalized cards cost-effectively, the FARGO DTC5500LMX is an affordable, eco-friendly solution that provides high quality card production and features wasteless lamination for an ultra-low cost-per-card. Designed to meet the needs of budget-conscious organizations, the DTC5500LMX includes standard dual card hoppers and support for high-capacity, full-color ribbon and laminate consumables – keeping costs at a minimum while maximizing productivity. For even greater savings, both dual-side printing and dual-side lamination are also standard. When you select the single material option, you’ll enjoy hands-free dual-side lamination but without the dual-side price. And leveraging HID Global’s innovative wasteless lamination technology, the DTC5500LMX can cut your high-volume laminate materials cost by up to 40%.

The DTC5500LMX also features HID Global’s new iON™ technology, allowing the unit to reach optimal operating temperature in just 45 seconds, expediting production even more. And utilizing robust metal components, the unit’s durable yet stylish housing ensures continuous production in even the most demanding printing environments.

Beyond its comprehensive standard feature set, the DTC5500LMX offers the versatility to meet your card application needs today and in the future. For one-step, inline printing and encoding, HID Global offers multiple, field-upgradable encoder options. And because the DTC5500LMX easily integrates with other products within the HID ecosystem, you can leverage your existing Genuine HID technology investments.

Based on 20 years of direct-to-card HID Global expertise, the DTC5500LMX combines cost-saving, feature-rich functionality with proven reliability.

HDP8500 Industrial & Government ID Card Printer & Encoder

The HID FARGO HDP8500 industrial ID card printer and encoder is the superior industrial ID printer for extended-run, high throughput ID personalization and issuance. It's especially suited for large government ID card programs and laborious service bureau conditions, as well as demanding university and large enterprise environments.

Solid metal cabinetry and precision-engineered interior components create a stable printer environment that operates reliably over continuous runs. In fact, the HDP8500 industrial card printer and encoder is loaded with features that maximize card yield per shift: multi-card processing capabilities, 400-card input hopper capacity, accessible card path and graphical touch screen interface, and built-in physical and electronic security features. These features are all designed to ensure continuous production, even in the most demanding environments. Combined with the included HID FARGO Workbench diagnostic utility facilitates printer maintenance. Its Color Assist tool matches spot colors, ensuring accurate prints of graphics such as company logos.

The HID FARGO HDP8500 ID Card Printer and Encoder features optional modules to provide you with additional security, such as the interoperable Lamination module; the Laser Engraver module for the highest level of secure card printing; and the Laser Writer module to create vanGO® cards that feature a unique visual security patch that writes the cardholder's image to the card so that it cannot be counterfeited. Also optionally available is the High Durable HDP film that can be used to create even more robust and durable credentials.

For high duty-cycle performance, the FARGO HDP8500 Industrial ID Card Printer and Encoder delivers:

  • System reliability over continuous runs

  • High-volume card throughput for maximum yields per shift

  • Operational convenience to optimize uptime

  • Issuance security that meets industry standards

  • Additional on-card visual security with the HDP8500 LaserWriter module and vanGO ID cards to create a One-2-One™ relationship between the card and the cardholder that is nearly impossible to counterfeit

FARGO HDP8500 Industrial & Government ID Card Printer and Encoder Applications

  • Government-to-citizen IDs:

    • Driver Licenses

    • National IDs

    • Border crossing cards

    • Voter registration

  • Service bureau ID production

  • University student ID/payment cards

Asure ID Enterprise enables multiple workstations to share a common database over a network, whether Asure ID is installed on a PC or a Windows® Pro Tablet. The advanced and intuitive card design processes provide a dramatic speed boost for designing card templates and entering cardholder data. With Asure ID Enterprise, you have everything you need to design and populate a card. Now you can easily capture or load a photo, or add a digitized signature with a couple of mouse clicks. 

Key Benefits:

  • Improved User Interface - user-friendly interface has a similar look-and-feel to the familiar Microsoft® ribbon, allowing you to design and manage the creation of sharp photo IDs with minimal training.

  • Databases Demystified - easily print cards from common databases with real-time data exchange to Microsoft® SQL Server®.

  • Advanced Card Design - features include compound data fields, batch printing, conditional design and print rules, and password protection.

  • Low Maintenance - built-in notifications of free software updates.

  • Robust Reporting Suite - filter, sort, and group data to build custom reports.

Card Personalization Software

FARGO Consumables

Direct-to-Card (DTC) Consumables

Precision-engineered DTC ribbons and overlaminates maximize the performance of your HID FARGO DTC printers for secure, durable and sharp looking cards and IDs.

  • DTC Ribbons: Custom dye-sublimation and resin ribbons work seamlessly with HID FARGO DTC printers to produce secure and durable cards with colorful images, crisp text and precise bar codes.

  • Thermal Transfer and PolyGuard™ Overlaminates: Applying an overlaminate to your printed cards not only improves card durability and longevity; with an optional holographic design, overlaminates can also significantly increase card security. Overlaminates with standard or custom holograms create an ID card that is difficult to forge, yet easy to verify.

  • PolyGuard LMX Overlaminates: Utilizing HID Global’s new wasteless PolyGuard LMX overlaminates designed exclusively for the DTC5500LMX, you can lower consumables costs by up to 40% while still getting the highest level of card coverage protection in the industry. From creating photo IDs and government credentials, to gift and loyalty cards, the DTC5500LMX’s patch placement consistency and rounded laminate corners ensure sharp, professional-looking cards every time.

High Definition Printing (HDP) Consumables

Precision-engineered HDP ribbons, HDP film and overlaminates maximize the performance of your HID FARGO HDP printers for secure, durable and sharp looking cards and IDs.

  • HDP Ribbons and HDP Film: High Definition Printing® (HDP) ribbons and HDP Film combine to produce durable and tamper resistant cards with crisp 600 dpi or 300 dpi images – even on the surface of technology cards. High Durable HDP Film option offers enhanced abrasion resistance for longer life cards.

  • Thermal Transfer and PolyGuard™ Overlaminates: Applying an overlaminate to your cards not only improves card durability and longevity; with an optional holographic design, overlaminates can also significantly increase card security. Overlaminates with standard or custom holograms create an ID card that is difficult to forge, yet easy to verify.

Consumables Visual Security Solutions

As the threat of fraud, theft and terrorism looms large, today's counterfeiters are more advanced than ever. The proliferation of digital printing technology has made forging legitimate-looking ID cards all too easy.

That's why you need HID Global. Visual Security Solutions® are available including:

  • Holographic Foil Cards

  • Holographic Overlaminates

  • Holographic HDP® Film

Each lets you combine a range of standard and custom Visual Security Elements (VSEs) that make cards easy to authenticate, but nearly impossible to forge or alter.

UltraCard

HID's non-technology UltraCard® provides you with medium-durability photo ID cards and loyalty cards for a glossy, photo quality finish. Manufactured to ensure clean, scratch-free cards for high-quality prints and extended print head life.

Key Features of photo ID cards and loyalty cards

  • Clean, glossy dye receptive surface

  • PVC construction

  • Low cost photo ID cards and loyalty cards suitable for most applications

  • Photo ID cards and loyalty cards are available in a variety of configurations including custom HoloMark™, custom VeriMark™ and magnetic stripe.

UltraCard Premium

UltraCard® Premium is the preferred card for High Definition Printing (HDP®) applications. The affordable and extremely durable UltraCard Premium is the non-technology card of choice for the Fargo HDP5000 and other Direct-to-Card (DTC®) applications that require a higher quality card.

Key Features

  • Clean, glossy dye receptive surface

  • Polyester composite construction

  • Ideal with fluorescent printing applications

  • Innovative delamination resistant construction

UltraCard PC

UltraCard® PC is the ideal card for use with reverse transfer, laser engraving printers. Made of a 100% polycarbonate construction, UltraCard PC cards are fully compatible with laser engraving, which can be used to add a secure, counterfeit resistant and tamper-evident layer of security to your card personalization. UltraCard PC cards are highly durable and offer a longer expected card life than other common card types like PVC or PVC/PET composite.

Key Features

  • Clean, glossy surface

  • Compatible with fluorescent printing applications

  • Compatible with laser engraving

  • Durable, delamination resistant card construction

Printer Cleaning Kits and Accessories

Optimize printer performance with HID printer cleaning kits and accessories.

FARGO Card Printer Cleaning Kits include custom cleaning supplies and detailed instructions to keep your FARGO Card Printer running its best.

Accessories such as printhead replacement kits include replacement printheads and complete printhead assemblies.

QUICK LINKS

ASME DWC-LLC - ACCESS AND SECURITY MIDDLE EAST

​Phone: +971 488 72595

Email: sales@ASMEsecurity.com

Address: Office 142, 1st Floor, Building A3, Dubai World Central Business Park, Dubai South, United Arab Emirates

​Postal: ASME DWC-LLC, PO Box 712717, Dubai South, United Arab Emirates

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