Fargo DTC4250e Printer Single or Dual Sided

#520X0, 522X0

Fargo DTC4250e Printer Single or Dual Sided

#520X0, 522X0

Fargo DTC4250e by HID Global is a powerful ID card printer that is great for small to mid-size businesses, schools, and local government agencies that need to print produce large quantities of extremely durable ID cards and badges quickly. Featuring a flexible and modular design that can be easily adapted whenever your card print needs change, DTC4250e is easy to use, Energy-Star Rated and can be password protected for extra in-house security. 

Note: Fargo DTC4250e card printer replaced the Fargo DTC4000 model.

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MSRP: $2,899
Price: $2,545

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Fargo DTC4250e Printer Single or Dual Sided

#520X0, 522X0



Offering reliable, flexible, secure printing, Fargo DTC4250e is a professional-grade mid-range ID card printer that remains easy to use and cost-effective. From basic plastic loyalty and photo ID cards to more sophisticated high-security access cards with embedded electronics, Fargo DTC4250e card printer will produce large quantities of extremely durable credentials both quickly and easily

Ideal for small to mid-size businesses, schools, and local government agencies, DTC4250e features a flexible and modular design that can be easily adapted whenever your organization grows or your card printing needs change. Its sleek design with changeable footprint can easily accommodate office environments where space is at a premium. The DTC4250e also features a SmartScreen graphical display with easy-to-follow prompts to ensure that youll always know printer status.

Fargo DTC4250e also features new security enhancements, such as the embedded iCLASS SE smart card encoder and AES-256 data decryption for protection of financial information. 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, Fargo DTC4250e consumes minimal space and offers maximum flexibility. The printer is also fully compatible with HID Global Asure ID software and Color Assist tool 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, Fargo DTC4250e features:

  • Print Anywhere, Anytime DTC4250e comes standard with Ethernet connectivity. Add a Wi-Fi accessory, so you can operate your DTC4250e wirelessly.
  • Simple To Use Right Out of the Box Easily set-up, load and operate the DTC4250e using intuitive SmartScreen graphical display and EZ load card printer ribbons with card cleaning roller. Fargo Workbench diagnostic utility facilitates printer maintenance. Its Color Assist tool matches spot colors, ensuring accurate prints of graphics such as company logos.
  • Flexible Footprint and Highly Versatile Design - Optional same-side, input/output card hopper and movable SmartScreen graphical display allows the printer to fit into tight spaces. The modular, scalable design simplifies equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security
  • High-Volume Capacity The dual-input card hopper holds 200 cards for higher capacity printing and encoding.
  • 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. DTC4250e even prints on CR79 Adhesive Back cards so you can customize your Clamshell proximity cards.
  • Enhanced Card Printer and ID Badge Protection Standard printer password protection and fluorescent panel printing provide a cost-effective and dynamic means of increasing card security.
  • Earth-Friendly Enjoy cost savings from the eco-friendly Energy Star Rating, as well as the DTC4250es 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 and magnetic encoding options in our online store. For more information on more complex coding options, contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012.
  • 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. 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. Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for more details.
  • Make it Easy! Order Your DTC4250e as a Complete System
    ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program. Just order a Complete System and you can easily begin producing professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo DTC4250e printer right away. The system includes:

    • Fargo DTC4250e Printer (any configuration)
    • AlphaCard ID Suite Light v11 software
    • 1 single-sided color ribbon at 250 images (45100)
    • 500 PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
    • 1 Cleaning Kit (86177)
    • Webcam
    • Lifetime AlphaCare support

    Most Popular Fargo DTC4250e Printer Configurations:
    Fargo 52000: Single-Sided DTC4250e printer
    Fargo 52010: Single-Sided DTC4250e printer with Magnetic Encoder
    Fargo 52100: Dual-Sided DTC4250e printer
    Fargo 52110: Dual-Sided DTC4250e printer with Magnetic Encoder

    ID Card Group is an authorized dealer of Fargo and HID Global products and can help you choose the best Fargo DTC4250e printer configuration for you. Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for additional help.


    Fargo DTC4250e ID Card Printer Specifications

    Most popular configurations:
    52000 - Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity
    52010 - Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity and Magnetic Stripe Encoding
    52100 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet Connectivity
    52110 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity and Magnetic Stripe Encoding
    52200 - Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity and Same Side Hoppers
    52210 - Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity, Magnetic Stripe Encoding and Same Side Hoppers
    52300 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet Connectivity and Same Side Hoppers
    52310 - Dual-sided Fargo DTC4250e with USB & Ethernet connectivity, Magnetic Stripe Encoding and Same Side Hoppers

    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
    Rewrite technology: No ribbon is required, only 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 2.063 W / 84.1 L x 52.4 mm W)
    Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36 L x 2.11 W / 85.3 L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3 L x 2.04 W / 83.8 L x 51.8 mm W)
    Accepted Card Thickness: Print only: .009 - .040 / 9 - 40 mil / .229 - 1.016 mm; print / lamination: .030 - .040 / 30 - 40 mil / .762 - 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: 2080% non-condensing
    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
    Weight: Single-sided printer: 9lbs / 4.1 Kg; dual-sided printer: 11lbs / 5 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: ENERGY STAR qualified 
    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: 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 Contact an ID Expert at 877-868-0012 for more details
    Display: User friendly, SmartScreen graphical display
    Printer Security: Printer access password protected

    Fargo DTC4250e Single or Dual Sided

    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
    17 seconds
    7 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
    10-40 mil
    Features Call if options aren't available online
    Available Encoding Options
    Contactless Card
    HID Prox
    Magnetic Stripe
    Available Factory Options
    Dual Sided
    Hopper Upgrades
    Available Field Upgrades
    Dual Sided
    Hopper Upgrades
    Visual Security Features
    Printer Lock Options
    Printer Password
    Connection Type
    OS Compatibility
    Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard
    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 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
    9.8" H x 18.1" W x 9.2" D
    Available MPNs
    052600 052000,

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