These cards will also last for a long time, no matter what the application.

Given that they are so durable and flexible, plastic cards can be put to use in many different elements of your business.

They are visual like most Plastic Card Printer, but they can also interact with machines. Because of the many uses of plastic cards, companies see benefits compared to traditional materials. Plastic Can Be Eco-friendly

You can prevent cards from ending up in the landfill by recycling old plastic cards. In addition, some PVC cards are biodegradable in soil or composite after only four years.

Any business desiring to reduce its impact on the environment should use eco-friendly business cards.

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Now that you're ready for more information about your custom plastic cards and our competitive pricing, just fill out the form below. FARGO CARD PRINTER Fargo PVC ID Card Printers

Fargo printers are a line of PVC card printers made by HID, which is a respected name in the identification and security industries. Fargo card printers range from entry-level to high-end, with lots of options at each level. Fargo printers are widely used by government offices, universities, and corporations for their card printing requirements.

Fargo printers are perfect for printing driver’s licenses, ID cards, credential cards, membership cards, and much more.

Plastic Card ID is proud to offer several printers from Fargo’s “Direct-to-Card" line.

While features vary between models, each Fargo printer delivers the highest image quality, durability, and a comprehensive warranty to protect against breakdowns.

We also offer a number of Fargo printer supplies, including printer ribbons, laminate ribbons and cleaning kits. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer

The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer has reversed transfer printing capabilities known to create a high-quality image that can resist tampering, all while lasting twice long as normal ID photo cards, options are also available for dual-sided lamination and printing. HDP5000 produces ID cards with the best image quality in the industry. HDP5000 is capable of creating an image quality approximating a glossy photo, by printing a reverse image on the backside of HDP film, and fusing that film right onto a plastic card surface.

The HDP5000 can also print high-quality gift cards. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film, then fusing the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 creates an image quality that looks more like a sharp glossy photo than an ordinary ID badge or Gift card. The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is packed with innovative features and is perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics. This printer produces cards with the best image quality available.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily with additional printing, laminating, and encoding modules. Fargo HDP5000 Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer #89640 | 89660 | 89680

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex works with high-quality, retransfer printing technology - it is the most advanced card printing technology in the industry - it makes superior, high-quality double-sided card printing that’s both durable and reliable, and great for overall security for your badge printed program. The HDP5000 Duplex features a flexible modular design with options for a laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer offers Fargo’s High Definition Printing (HDP) technology to deliver the highest quality images at a price that lots of organizations can afford.

Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, the printer provides simple operation with minimal training required, easy-loading cartridges, and a high level of reliability and durability that will lower ownership cost. High-definition printing uses re-transfer printer technology. It is ideal for printing the most common technology used in cards, including contact and contactless smart cards as well as clamshell proximity cards. It is the most advanced technology available for card printing, using dye sublimation to produce 300 dpi images on the underside of the film developed by Fargo.

The film fuses to the surface of the cards, including conforming to ridges and indentations created by embedded electronics, providing an extra layer of security and durability.

It’s counterfeit proof, which means that if a counterfeiter tries to peel the film apart in order to try to alter the card, the printed image essentially destroys itself.

High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Conventional dye-sub printers must leave clear space around contact pads to avoid print head damage. Lots of organizations are expanding their use of multi-function smart cards, including businesses and corporations, government agencies, and health care facilities.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is perfect for this type of customization because it offers a variety of options, such as single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. Its multifaceted encoding options will allow you to produce proximity and smart cards according to your specific needs. ID Badge production is no longer only available to stand-alone stations.

For example, a retail chain store can now distribute and issue cards through a network to any location necessary. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printers/encoders can be established in a central location for high-volume production. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Printer can be the perfect choice for a whole catalog of scenarios.

Its Ethernet port and internal print server provide the connectivity needed for networked operations.

Most Popular Fargo Dual-Side HDP5000 Printer Configurations:

Fargo 89640: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer

Fargo 89641: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Magnetic Encoder

  • Fargo 89660: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator
  • Fargo 89661: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder
  • Fargo 89680: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator
  • Fargo 89681: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder
  • Make it Easy! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System

ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program.

  • Order a Complete System today and begin producing professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo HDP5000 printer as soon as you receive your shipment!
  • Choose the system that works best for your printer configuration:
  • Complete System
  • Fargo HDP5000 Retransfer Printer Double-Sided
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Cleaning kit (89200)

Cleaning kit (89200) Lifetime AlphaCare support

Complete System w/Lamination

Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided w/Lamination (choose between single or double-sided)

AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)

YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)

1.0 mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)

Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)

500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)

Webcam Cleaning kit (89200) Lifetime AlphaCare support

The Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global is also available from Plastic Card ID

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