Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer

#50000 | 50010

Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer

#50000 | 50010

Fargo DTC1250e by HID Global is an affordable card printer that is great for small businesses, schools and local governments. DTC1250e is Energy-Star Rated and features EZ ribbon cartridges with built-in card cleaning roller, an intuitive interface and tons of customizable printer & encoding options, including single or dual-sided versions, so you can customize it to meet your card print needs

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Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer

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MSRP: $2,099
Price: $1,775

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Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer

#50000 | 50010



Fargo DTC1250e offers an easy and affordable card printer solution for small businesses, schools, and local governments. With the fastest card print speeds in its class, DTC1250e saves you time and money. 

Its small, compact footprint makes it easy to use in a variety of office environments and can be easily upgraded to meet your needs single or double sided printing, magnetic stripe encoding or Ethernet connectivity. Fargo even offers an optional Wi-Fi accessory (for Ethernet printers only) that can clip to your DTC1250e, so you dont need to be encumbered by a tangle of cords.

One of the best features of Fargos DTC1250e is that it is so easy to use. The DTC1250e 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, Fargo DTC1250e offers these many features:

  • Fastest Print Speeds with High-Quality Output Minimize wait time while printing durable, great-looking ID badges and cards 
  • Simple To Use Right Out of the Box Easily set-up, load and operate the DTC1250e using its intuitive user-focused design. Create ID cards right out of the box.
  • Wide Variety of Uses - Print on a variety of card thicknesses to create simple loyalty cards or photo IDs as thin as 9mm or high security access control badges as thick as 40 mm. DTC1250e even prints on CR79 Adhesive Back cards so you can customize your Clamshell proximity cards. 
  • Affordable and Earth-Friendly Enjoy cost savings from the eco-friendly Energy Star Rating, as well as the DTC1250es erase and rewrite card feature, ideal for creating temporary ID cards, such as visitor badges. 
  • Customizable to Fit Your Needs Choose single or dual-sided printing, magnetic encoding, and USB or Ethernet connectivity options in our online store. For more information on more complex coding options, contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012.
  • Print Anywhere, Anytime Add a Wi-Fi accessory for your Ethernet-enabled DTC1250e, so you can operate your DTC1250e wirelessly. 
  • Control, Flexibility and Security Integrate the optional iCLASS SE encoder, allowing you to create, encode (read/write) and manage secure ID credentials from start-to-finish. Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for more details.

    Make it Easy! Order Your DTC1250e as a Complete System
    ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program. Just order as a Complete System and you can easily begin producing professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo DTC1250e printer right away. The System includes:

    • Fargo DTC1250e Printer (any confirguation)
    • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software
    • 1 YMCKO Ribbon - 250 prints (4500)
    • 500 PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
    • 1 cleaning kit (86177)
    • Webcam
    • Lifetime AlphaCare support

    Most Popular Fargo DTC1250e Printer Configurations:
    Fargo 50000: Single-Sided DTC1250e printer
    Fargo 50010: Single-Sided DTC1250e printer with Magnetic Encoder
    Fargo 50020: Single-Sided DTC1250e printer USB/Ethernet
    Fargo 50030: Single-Sided DTC1250e printer with Magnetic Encoder and USB/Ethernet
    Fargo 50100: Dual-Sided DTC1250e printer
    Fargo 50110: Dual-Sided DTC1250e printer with Magnetic Encoder
    Fargo 50120: Dual-Sided DTC1250e printer USB/Ethernet
    Fargo 50130: Dual-Sided DTC1250e printer with Magnetic Encoder and USB/Ethernet

    ID Card Group is an authorized dealer of Fargo and HID Global products and can help you choose the best Fargo DTC1250e printer configuration for you. Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for additional help. 

    Did you know Fargo also manufactures a monochrome card printer? The DTC1000Me offers single-color card printing that renders clear photo images, bar codes and alphanumeric data on one side of a standard CR-80 or CR-79 plastic card. It offers a cost-effective card issuance option for organizations--such as casinos, financial services firms, small businesses and retailers--that want to print using one color on their ID badges, membership cards or loyalty cards. Fargo DTC1000Me also works great for producing low-cost temporary ID badges. Call an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for more information or to order your Fargo DTC1000 monochrome printer today!


    Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer Specifications

    Most popular configurations:

    50000 - Fargo DTC1250e with USB connectivity
    50010 - Fargo DTC1250e with USB connectivity and Magnetic Stripe Encoding
    50020 - Fargo DTC1250e with USB & Ethernet Connectivity
    50030 - Fargo DTC1250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity and Magnetic Stripe Encoding
    50100 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC1250e with USB connectivity
    50110 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC1250e with USB connectivity and Magnetic Stripe Encoding
    50120 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC12503 with USB & Ethernet Connectivity
    50130 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC1250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity and Magnetic Stripe Encoding

    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 ecofriendly refill ribbon Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for more information on the Eco ribbons for cartridge (ECO).
    Rewrite technology - No ribbon is required, just rewritable pvc cards
    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 2.125W / 85.6 L x 54 mm W); CR-79 adhesive back (3.313 L x 2.063W / 84.1 L x 52.4 mm W)
    Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36 L x 2.11W / 85.3 L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3 L x 2.04W / 83.8 L x 51.8 mm W)
    Accepted Card Thickness: .009 - .040 / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm
    Accepted Card Types: PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite
    Input Hopper Card Capacity: 100 cards (.030. / .762 mm)
    Output Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 30 cards (.030. / .762 mm)
    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 / 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, optional Ethernet with internal print server
    Operating Temperature: 65 to 80 F / 18 to 27 C
    Humidity: 2080% non-condensing
    Single-sided printer: 8.8.H x 13.7.W x 7.9.D / 224 mm H x 348 mm W x 201 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
    Weight: Single-sided: 7.5 lbs / 3.4 Kg; Dual-sided: 10 lbs / 4.54 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
    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 Contact an ID Expert for more information on DTC1250e encoding
    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
    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) - Ethernet-enabled printer supports wireless accessory; dual-sided printing module; smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless); magnetic stripe encoding module; printer cleaning kit; ethernet with internal print server; secure proprietary consumables system
    Display: Color changing status buttons 

    Fargo DTC1250e

    Single-Sided Printer
    Dual-Sided Printer
    Discount ID Price
    Single-Sided Printer
    Dual-Sided Printer
    Printer Coverage
    3 years
    Loaner Coverage
    Printhead Coverage
    3 years
    Print Technology
    Dye Sublimation
    Re-Writable Printing
    Card Capacity
    Input Hopper
    Output Hopper
    Single Feed Mode
    Print Speed
    Full Color
    16 seconds
    6 seconds
    Avg. Cost Per Card
    Single-Sided Color
    Single-Sided Black
    Max. Ribbon Yield
    Single-Sided Color
    Single-Sided Black
    Accepted Card Sizes
    Card Thickness
    9-40 mil
    Features Call if options aren't available online
    Available Encoding Options
    Contact Card
    HID Prox
    Magnetic Stripe
    Available Factory Options
    Dual Sided
    Available Field Upgrades
    Dual Sided
    Visual Security Features
    Printer Lock Options
    Connection Type
    Optional Ethernet
    OS Compatibility
    Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
    Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
    Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
    Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks
    Windows XP
    Windows Vista (32 Bit)
    Windows Vista (64 Bit)
    Windows 7 (32 Bit)
    Windows 7 (64 Bit)
    Windows 8 (32 Bit)
    Windows 8 (64 Bit)
    Windows 10 - 32 bit
    Windows 10 - 64 bit
    Windows 2003 Server - 32 bit
    Windows 2003 Server - 64 bit
    Windows 2008 Server - 32 bit
    Windows 2008 Server - 64 bit
    Windows Server 2012
    Mac Compatible
    Physical Specs
    8.8˝H x 13.7˝W x 7.9˝D
    13 lbs
    Available MPNs

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