HID® FARGO® C50 Plastic ID Card Printer

HID® FARGO® C50 Plastic ID Card Printer

Overview | Specifications
  • HID® FARGO® C50 Plastic ID Card Printer
  • HID® FARGO® C50 Plastic ID Card Printer
  • HID® FARGO® C50 Plastic ID Card Printer
  • HID® FARGO® C50 Plastic ID Card Printer

The HID FARGO C50 plastic ID card printer offers a simple and reliable solution – at a price everyone can afford.  Plug-and-play, the C50 can create personalized plastic ID cards 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 plastic ID card printing virtually worry-free. 

Backed by a global two-year warranty, the C50 plastic ID card printer 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

GreenCircle® Certified Product:

Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. The sustainable attributes of HID card printers were third-party certified by GreenCircle Certified, LLC. The certification process verified up to a 69% energy savings for the C50 card printer. The default time for sleep mode has been factory-set to five minutes, and printer design enhancements reduce the power consumption while in standby or sleep mode. Energy savings are calculated based on an assessment to a comparable product currently sold in the marketplace.

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