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Fargo DTC4250e Bundle - Single-Sided - FGO-52600

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  • Fargo DTC4250e Single-Sided Printer
  • Fargo EZ - YMCKO Color Ribbon - 250 Images
  • 300 UltraCard PVC Cards
  • 3 Cleaning Rollers
  • Asure ID Express Software
  • High-end USB Digital Camera
  • USB cable
  • 3 Year Printer Warranty
  • 2 Year Asure ID Protect Plan
  • Free US Ground Shipping On Orders Over $99

DIRECT-TO-CARD PRINTER

  • ƒƒHighly versatile – Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security.
  • ƒƒEnd-to-End Control, Flexibility and Security – The optional iCLASS SE® encoder (part of the iCLASS SE open encoder platform) can be fully integrated into your printer, allowing you to create, encode (read/write) and manage your secure credentials from start-to-finish. Design personalized ID badges locally and then program them to work with your current physical access control system (PACS), streamlining your ordering, inventory management, and issuance processes.
  • Easy-to-use – Efficient set-up, loading and printing with all-in-one print ribbon and card cleaning cartridge (EZ), and SmartScreenâ„¢ graphical display.
  • ƒƒEnhanced protection – Standard printer password protection and fluorescent panel printing provide a cost-effective and dynamic means of increasing card security.
  • Earth friendly – ENERGY STAR® certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons.


Designed for medium-sized businesses, schools and local government institutions seeking versatility in a convenient, professional and secure printer/encoder system, the DTC4250e is ideal for flexible, easy and reliable color printing and encoding of technology cards.

The DTC4250e combines versatility with simplicity to easily print what you need including:

  • A sleek design with changeable footprint to accommodate office environments where space is at a premium.
  • ƒƒSmartScreen graphical display with easy-to-follow prompts ensures you’ll always know printer status.
  • Eco-friendly erase and rewrite feature is ideal for creating temporary ID cards.
  • FARGO Workbenchâ„¢ diagnostic utility facilitates printer maintenance. Its Color Assistâ„¢ tool matches spot colors, ensuring accurate prints of graphics such as company logos.
  • ƒƒFully compatible with Asure ID® card personalization software for badge design, database management and technology card encoding, as well as EasyLobby® Secure Visitor Management solutions.


The FARGO® DTC4250e is built with Genuine HID® technology and is fully interoperable with other products in the HID ecosystem, enabling organizations to leverage their existing technology investments.

The DTC4250e not only meets your current needs, it can also be scaled to meet future requirements with the following optional field-upgradeable modules:

  • A Wi-Fi accessory for Ethernet-enabled printers , allowing you to print anywhere, anytime.
  • Choose from either the easy-to-use all-in-one ribbon cassette (EZ ribbons) or the more economical and eco-friendly refill ribbon (ECO ribbons) option.
  • ƒƒAn optional iCLASS SE® encoder that enables your printer to be compatible with the HID secure identity ecosystem. This includes the ability to program the HID PACS data in the printer. The encoder provides an additional layer of security to your identity program by allowing for processing of Secure Identity Object (SIO) data, and enabling the printer to become a Trusted Identity Platform (TIP) endpoint.
  • A dual-sided printing module that enables you to add additional company or cardholder information and security features, such as duplicate photos and digital signature.
  • Optional same-side, input/output card hopper and movable SmartScreenâ„¢ graphical display allows the printer to fit into tight spaces.
  • ƒƒDual-input card hopper holds 200 cards for higher capacity printing and encoding.
  • Optional technology card encoders that allow you to easily migrate to contact and contactless smart card technologies (including but not limited to iCLASS SE® or MIFARE®) or simple mag stripe and prox cards as needed.
Print Method - Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer

Resolution - 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone

Colors - Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel

Print Ribbon Options - Options include easy-to-use ribbon with disposable ribbon cartridge (EZ) and more economical and eco-friendly refill ribbon for cartridge (ECO).

Both EZ and ECO:
  • ƒƒResin black (standard), 1000 prints
EZ only:
  • Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 250 prints
  • Full-color half-panel with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 350 prints
  • ƒƒFull-color with two resin black panels and overlay panel, YMCKOK*, 200 prints
  • ƒƒFull-color with fluorescing, resin black and overlay panel, YMCFKO*, 200 prints
  • ƒƒFull-color with fluorescing, two resin black panels and overlay panel, YMCFKOK*, 175 prints
  • Resin black and overlay panel, KO*, 500 prints
  • ƒƒDye-sublimation black and overlay panel, BO*, 500 prints
  • Resin green, blue, red, white, silver, gold, 1000 prints
  • Resin silver and gold metallic, 500 prints
  • Rewrite technology - no ribbon is required

Print Speed** - 6 seconds per card (K*); 8 seconds per card (KO*); 16 seconds per card (YMCKO*); 24 seconds per card (YMCKOK*)

Accepted Standard Card Sizes - CR-80 (3.375˝ L x 2.125˝ W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 adhesive back (3.313˝ L x 2.063˝ W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)

Print Area - CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36˝ L x 2.11˝ W / 85.3 mm L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3˝ L x 2.04˝ W / 83.8 mm L x 51.8 mm W)

Accepted Card Thickness - Print only: .009˝ - .040˝ / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm; print / lamination: .030˝ - .040˝ / 30 mil - 40 mil / .762 mm - 1.02 mm

Accepted Card Types - PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for 100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite

Input Hopper Card Capacity - Dual-input card hopper (200 cards)

Output Hopper Card Capacity - Up to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)

Reject Hopper Card Capacity - Up to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm) - same-side input / output card hopper or lamination module required

Card Cleaning - Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change

Memory - 32 MB RAM

Software Drivers - Windows® XP / Windows Vista® (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 / Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 (32 bit & 64 bit)/ MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8 / Linux***

Interface - USB 2.0 and Ethernet with internal print server

Operating Temperature - 65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C

Humidity - 20–80% non-condensing

Dimensions
  • Single-sided printer: 9.8˝ H x 18.1˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 460 mm W x 234 mm D
  • Dual-sided printer: 9.8˝ H x 18.7˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 475 mm W x 234 mm D
  • Printer + lam: 18.9˝ H x 18.7˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 480 mm H x 475 mm W x 234 mm D

Weight - Single-sided printer: 9lbs / 4.1 Kg; dual-sided printer: 11lbs / 5 Kg; printer + lam: 20 lbs / 9.1 Kg

Agency Listings - Safety: UL 60950-2, CSA C22.2 (60950-07), and CE; EMC: FCC Class A, CE (EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024), CCC, BSMI, KC

Environmental Features - All configurations without a lamination module are ENERGY STAR® qualified printers

Supply Voltage - 100-240Vac, 50-60Hz, 1.6 Amps max

Supply Frequency - 50 Hz / 60 Hz

Warranty Printer – three years; printhead – three years, unlimited pass with UltraCard®

Encoding Options - Supported smart card and magnetic stripe technologies: 125 kHz (HID Prox) reader; 13.56 MHz (iCLASS® Standard/SE/SR/Seos, MIFARE Classic®, MIFARE Plus®, MIFARE DESFire®, MIFARE DESFire® EV1, ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693) read/write encoder; contact smart card encoder reads from and writes to all ISO7816 1/2/3/4 memory and microprocessor smart cards (T=0, T=1) as well as synchronous cards; ISO magnetic stripe encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, tracks 1, 2 and 3

Supported Access Control Credential Programming - iCLASS® Standard/SE/SR/Seos, MIFARE Classic™, MIFARE DESFire® EV1, HID Prox

Options -Single wire ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding (note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS®, MIFARE®, and contact smart card encoding); dual-sided printing module; same-side input/output card hopper; smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless); magnetic stripe encoding module; printer cleaning kit; secure proprietary consumables system

Software - Swift ID™ embedded badging application, FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility with Color Assist™ spot-color matching

Display - User friendly, SmartScreen™ graphical display

Printer Security - Printer access password protected

* Indicates the ribbon type and the number of ribbon panels printed where Y=yellow, M=magenta, C=cyan, K=resin black, O=overlay, B=dye sublimation black.

** Print speed indicates an approximate print speed and is measured from the time a card drops into the output hopper to the time the next card drops into the output hopper. Print speeds do not include encoding time or the time needed for the PC to process the image. Process time is dependent on the size of the file, the CPU, amount of RAM and the amount of available resources at the time of the print.

***Linux versions: Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 7.0, Fedora 18, Mandriva 2011, Red Hat 6.4, Open Suse 12.3