HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder

Cost-effective, versatile, secure card printing
HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder

Built on 20 years of proven direct-to-card printing expertise, the HID FARGO DTC1500 card printer and encoder offers the convenience and lower cost of high-capacity consumables along with a comprehensive feature set — enabling organizations to routinely issue highly secure cards and IDs at a fraction of the cost without sacrificing quality. Designed for government, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, healthcare facilities, and small-to-medium businesses, the DTC1500 boasts distinctive security features.

  • Innovative, built-in security features — Easy-to-implement security features such as resin scramble data protection and custom overlay watermark come standard on every unit
  • Low-cost, high-capacity consumables — High-capacity, full- and half-panel color ribbons significantly lower cost-per-card and reduce total cost of ownership
  • Highly versatile — Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies in-field equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security
  • Earth friendly — GreenCircle® Certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons

Security, lower cost, innovation, and versatility — they all come standard with the DTC1500.

  • Print method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print speed: 16 seconds per card / 225 cards per hour (YMCKO)
  • Included software: FARGO Workbench™ printer maintenance and diagnostic software with Color Assist spot-color matching
  • Security: Custom watermark overlay, resin scramble data protection, password-protected printer operation and AES-256 data encryption on the printer over a secure network
  • Card capacity: 100 card input, up to 100 card output

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

GreenCircle Certified Product
Sustainable attributes of HID card printers have been third-party certified by GreenCircle Certified, LLC and provide organizations with high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solutions that support corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. The certification process verified up to a 42 percent energy savings for the DTC1500 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 for inline printing and encoding
  • Dual-sided printing
  • Single-sided or dual-sided lamination module
  • Smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding module
  • Printer cleaning kit
HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder
HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder
HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder
HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder
HID FARGO® DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder

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