DTC4500 Card Printer / Encoder

You get professional quality, full color ID cards and security encoding--all in one pass. Operation and supply replacement are both intuitive, making extensive training unnecessary.

With an unheard of combination of footprint flexibility, field upgradeability, ease of use, and ease of integration with other HID products, you'll receive maximum value for your asset protection budget from the most trusted name in secure identity solutions.

Fast speed: In one pass the DTC4500 can print, encode, fluorescent print, and laminate security cards--single- or dual-sided--with a very fast print speed. Its superior performance makes it ideal for users who need the high volume print runs where quality and security are most important.Enjoy superior performance - In one pass the DTC4500 can print, encode, fluorescent print, and laminate security cards--single- or dual-sided--with a very fast print speed using just one USB or Ethernet connection. The standard 200 card input hopper adds additional capacity and makes it ideal for users who need the high volume print runs where quality and security are most important.

Modular Design: The DTC4500 card printer is field upgradeable, so it can change as your needs change. Add dual sided printing functionality. Add single-or dual sided holographic image lamination for durability and security. Add HID Proximity encoding (125 kHz), iCLASS Contactless encoding (13.56 MHz), or contact chip encoding. Add a same side input/output ID card hopper.

As your organization grows, the DTC4000 can grow with you.

Easy to place, easy to use: With a modest footprint, and an optional single-side input/output hopper, its minimum size was designed for maximum flexibility. And with long-lasting, spool-loading supplies, a SmartScreenTM graphical display, and an easy, intuitive set up, the DTC4500 was designed and built for organizations that need a higher level of security and performance without the higher levels of capital investment and training time.

Print where you want: The DTC4500 can be easily integrated into existing IT networks and can be used for both centralized or remote card printing.
Maximum convenience:Our standard 200 dual-input card hopper allows you immediate access to two different card stocks for smooth operation.
Reliable: We back each of our Direct-to-Card Printer/Encoders with a global 2-year warranty. A 7th generation product from Fargo, each printer now works seamlessly with HID readers and other asset protection modules.

Modular design and field upgradeable
B Password protection
C SmartScreen graphical display
D Supply replacement - Easy spool loading
E USB or optional Ethernet connectivity
F 200 card dual-input hopper
G Optional Dual-side printing
H Optional Dual-side holographic image lamination
I Optional 125 kHz, 13.56 MHz, contact chip, and magnetic stripe encoding
J Optional same-side input/output hopper that holds 200 plastic cards
K Optional fluorescent printing for additional UV security
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The DTC4500 plastic card printer provides all the security of HID with all the reliability of Fargo for sharp, professional looking, high quality, completely secure ID cards and photo ID badges - easy and quick.

Sided Printing: Single or Dual
Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
Resolution: 300 dpi
Print Speed: 24 seconds per card / 150 cards per hour (YMCKO)
Accepted standard card sizes:
CR-79 Adhesive Back

ENERGY STAR Certified Product: Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate green initiatives and helps reduce costs.

As part of its new ENERGY STAR rating, the default time for sleep mode has been lowered from two hours to five minutes, and printer design enhancements reduce the power consumption when in standby or sleep mode. Additionally, the ENERGY STAR FARGO DTC4500 is turned on and off using the power button versus plugging in the power cable.
Printer Options:
Single Wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for in-line printing and encoding (note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS and contact smart card encoding)
Ethernet with Internal Print Server - Standard Feature
Dual-Input Card Hopper (200 cards) - Standard Feature
Same-Side Input/Output Card Hopper - Upgradable
Card Lamination Module: single-sided or dual-sided (simultaneous) - Upgradable
Magnetic Stripe Encoding - Upgradable
Smart Card Encoding (contact/contactless) - Upgradable
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Modular Design
With its Modular Design, the DTC4500 is field upgradeable, so as your security needs grow, your Direct-to-Card Printer/Encoder can meet the challenge without an expensive replacement and retraining.

Single- and Dual-Sided Lamination
Holographic lamination is yet another layer of security that protects your cards from both counterfeiters and physical damage.

Optional Encoding Modules
Encode any card from magnetic strip to embedded chip.


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