- Dual-sided direct-to-card printer ideal for low volume card printing applications
- Special features: best-in-class for speed, built-in erase/rewrite, supports AES-256 data encryption, and inline card printing, and encoding via one USB connection
- Optional upgrades: Ethernet connectivity, Wi-Fi connectivity, encoding, extended warranty and loaner coverage plans
- DTC1250e dual-sided printer
- USB cable
- US/international power cords
- CD with printer drivers and user guide
- 3 year printer & printhead warranty
If you're looking for fast print speed without compromising quality, the Fargo 50100 DTC1250e Dual-Sided Printer is the fastest printer in its class! Now with optional Wi-Fi and increased security capability, this printer is perfect for small to medium sized ID applications, including student ID's, employee badges and access control cards. The DTC1250e is reliable, convenient, and makes ID card printing and encoding a snap!
- Compact design
The small footprint allows the Fargo DTC1250e dual-sided card printer to fit easily on any desktop.
- Direct-to-card printing with built-in erase and rewrite
The Fargo DTC1250e Dual-sided card printer produces ID cards using dye-sublimation printing for vivid color and accurate images and thermal transfer or resin thermal transfer for sharp black text and barcodes. In addition, the DTC1250e Dual-Sided Printer features a built-in erase and rewrite function that is ideal for temporary ID cards such as visitor badges.
- Easy-to-use and eco-friendly ribbons
Choose either the EZ ribbons that offer a disposable easy-to-use cartridge making loading and replacing your ribbon cartridge a snap, or the ECO ribbon, which is both economical and eco-friendly. Not only are the ECO ribbons better for the environment, but they are budget friendly too! The ECO-friendly ribbons use a refillable ribbon cartridge (sold separately). You discard of the ribbon when replacing and refill the cartridge with a new ribbon.
- Intuitive user-interface
The intuitive user-interface provides color-changing status buttons for system status notifications to easily identify the status of the printer.
- Printing on various card thicknesses
To accommodate sophisticated access control badges and smart cards the Fargo DTC1250e 50100 Printer allows printing cards as thin as 9 mil and up to 40 mil thick.
- Printing and encoding via one connection
The Fargo 50100 features inline card printing and technology card encoding with one connection using the standard USB connection or optional Ethernet or Wi-Fi connectivity.
- Supports QR code printing
This printer fully supports QR or Quick Response Codes, which are codes that are data encrypted specifically for smart phones. The code is an image that is printed on the card. QR codes are a great way to drive traffic to your business' or organization's website! NOTE: To print QR codes, you will need ID card software that is also capable of QR code printing, such as Asure ID Express.
- Supports AES-256 data decryption
Increased security comes standard with the support of AES-256 data decryption to help protect your data.
- Dual-sided printing
Utilizing dual-sided printing allows for more space on your ID card for your company logo, additional cardholder information or security features.
- Backed by the best warranty around
To ensure you get maximum value from the investment in your card printer, the Fargo 50100 DTC1250e is backed by a 3-year printer and printhead warranty, including one no-questions-asked printhead replacement.
- Ethernet & Optional Wi-Fi connectivity
The Fargo DTC1250e 50100 Printer features Ethernet connectivity with an internal print server which allows for remote printer sharing by many users on a network. You can also add on Wi-Fi connectivity with the Wi-Fi Accessory, allowing you convenient access to your ID card printer anytime, anywhere! (Add Wi-Fi connectivity to your printer within the Options).
- Optional encoding
The Fargo 50100 also features several encoding options enabling magnetic stripe, contact or contactless smart cards, HID iClass cards, and proximity cards. (Add this feature to your printer within the Options).
- Optional extended warranty and printer loaner plans
Plasco ID's extended warranty plans include toll-free technical support, live chat support, total parts and labor replacement, and fast turn-around on printer repairs. This satisfaction-guaranteed service is handled in-house by our knowledgeable, factory-trained technical support team.
Our printer loaner coverage plans provide you with a loaner printer in the event your printer needs to be sent to Plasco ID for repair. Printer loaner plans help ensure you won't be without a printer and your card printing can continue uninterrupted. (Add a coverage plan to your printer within the Options).
- Optional card printer training
Get your new Fargo DTC1250e Dual-sided card printer up and running in no time with a training session from our in-house Technical Support team. We will tailor your training around your specific printer and your specific needs. A card printer training session may include topics such as:
- ID card printer installation assistance
- How to load the ribbon and cards
- A review of the printer's user interface
- Special printer features and how to use them
|Printing Capability||Single-sided & dual-sided printing|
|Printing Speeds (sec/card)||6 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
8 seconds per dual-sided monochrome (KO) card
16 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
24 seconds (full-color (YMCKOK) dual-sided card)
|Input Hopper Capacity||100|
|Output Hopper Capacity||30|
|Card Sizes Accepted||CR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
CR79 - adhesive-back (CR79 is slightly smaller than the size of a standard credit card)
|Card Thickness Accepted||9-40 mil|
|Interface||USB 2.0 (optional Ethernet w/ internal print server and optional Wi-Fi connectivity)|
|Software Drivers||Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Restricted Mac compatibility* OS X v10.5, v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, & v10.9
*A PC is required to make changes within the Workbench Printer Utility in the printer driver
Additional drivers coming:
Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 7.0, Fedora 18, Mandriva 2011, Red Hat 6.4, Open Suse 12.3
All drivers include Fargo Workbench Printer Utility & Swift ID™ Embedded Badging Application
|Warranty||3 years on printer and printhead (unlimited pass with Ultracard™)
1 no-questions-asked printhead replacement
|Weight & Dimensions||10 lbs (4.54 kg), 18.7'' x 8.8'' x 9.2'' (475mm x 249mm x 234mm)|
|Printer Includes||USB cable
US/International power cords
CD with printer drivers & user guide
Support & Downloads
Drivers & FirmwareVisit the Fargo support page to find the latest DTC1250e drivers and firmware
- DTC1250e Firmware and Drivers
Brochures & GuidesFind the latest brochures, manuals, and guides.
Warranty OptionsPlasco ID has the most knowledgeable and well-trained in-house technical support department in the industry. Unlike other retailers, we don't send your printer back to the manufacturer -- we fix it, fast! We offer 1-, 2-, or 3-year extended warranty and loaner plans for your DTC1250e:
- See our Fargo DTC1250e Extended Warranty & Loaner Plan
Technical SupportOur team is able to assist you 7:30am-4:00pm CT, Monday-Friday.
- See our technical support page for contact options