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HID FARGO DTC4500e ID Card Printer & Encoder
Fast, High-Capacity Card Printing and Encoding
HID® FARGO® DTC4500e High Capacity Plastic Card Printer & Encoder
Overview
Specifications

The HID® FARGO® DTC4500e ID card printer is ideal for organizations requiring robust, high-volume printing every day. Standard features include high-capacity ribbon consumables and dual input card hoppers that allow for maximum card input capacity and the convenient management of multiple card types.

Designed for medium-to-large businesses, schools and local governments seeking higher-volume, direct-to-card printing, the DTC4500e offers a powerful and reliable print engine that delivers on both speed and performance. Dual input hoppers and support for high-capacity ribbons enable the DTC4500e to print twice as many full-color cards than most comparable printers before consumables would require replenishing — keeping productivity high and operator maintenance low.

  • High-quality output — Create high-quality, visually rich credentials on demand
  • Simple plug-and-play — Leverage an intuitive SmartScreen interface for easy setup, consumables loading and operation
  • Built-in security — Enjoy peace of mind with optional locks, built-in password protection and AES-256 encryption
  • Earth-friendly — Support your green initiatives with GreenCircle Certified energy efficiency and support for eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons and rewritable cards

Powerful, secure, versatile and eco-friendly, the DTC4500e is an ideal solution for organizations seeking to print superior-quality cards and IDs in higher volumes.

  • Side printing: Single or dual
  • 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
  • Data protection: AES-256 encryption on the printer over a secure network
  • Card capacity: 200 card input (with dual input hopper), 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 39 percent energy savings for the DTC4500e 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-side printing
  • Locking card hoppers (dual input or same-side input/output)
  • Single-sided or dual-sided (simultaneous) card lamination
  • Smart card encoding (contact/contactless)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding
  • Ethernet with internal print server