C50 ID Card Printer

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Reliable, affordable solution for every day plastic ID card printing

  • C50 ID Card Printer - HID Global
  • C50 ID Card Printer - HID Global
  • C50 ID Card Printer - HID Global
  • C50 ID Card Printer - HID Global
Overview | Specifications

The FARGO® C50 card printer offers a simple and reliable solution – at a price everyone can afford.  Plug-and-play, the C50 can create personalized IDs for membership and loyalty cards, casino employee IDs, or visitor badges for schools whenever and wherever you need them, in five minutes or less.

Featuring a sleek, compact design, the C50 makes it an easy to fit even in the smallest of office settings. Designed with efficiency in mind, the C50 comes with built-in Swift ID™ badging software, automatic printer health monitoring via the included FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility and an easy to install, all-in-one printer ribbon and card cleaning cartridge, making your in-house card printing virtually worry-free. 

Backed by a global two-year warranty, the C50 can be seamlessly integrated to work with other HID products, ensuring that you receive and retain the maximum value from the most trusted name in secure identity solutions.  

  • Side Printing: Single
  • Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print Speed: 24 seconds per card / 150 cards per hour (YMCKO)
  • Card capacity:  50 card input, 30 card output
  • Included Software: Embedded Swift ID® badging application and FARGO® Workbench™ printer maintenance and diagnostic software

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

ENERGY STAR® Certified Product:

Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing 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 while in standby or sleep mode.

Printer Options:

  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Rewritable card compatible
  • 100 card color (YMCKO) ribbon (some C50 printers accept 250 count color ribbon)
  • Easy-to-use (EZ) disposable ribbon cartridge or eco-friendly and more economical (ECO) refillable ribbon cartridge (standard black resin and YMCKO)
  • Printer cleaning kit