HID FARGO DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer and Laminator

High-volume printing and lamination solution that is affordable, eco-friendly, and durable
HID® FARGO® DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer and Laminator

For government agencies, universities, enterprise corporations and healthcare facilities that need direct-to-card printing capability to routinely issue high volumes of IDs or personalized cards cost-effectively, the HID® FARGO® DTC5500LMX is an affordable, eco-friendly solution that provides high quality card production and features wasteless lamination for an ultralow cost-per-card.

Designed to meet the high volume needs of budget-conscious organizations, the DTC5500LMX includes standard dual card hoppers and support for high-capacity, full-color ribbon and laminate consumables — keeping costs at a minimum while maximizing productivity.

For even greater savings and convenience, the DTC5500LMX also features:

  • Dual-sided printing and dual-sided lamination — standard on every unit
  • Eco-friendly, wasteless lamination — can reduce high volume laminate materials cost by up to 40 percent
  • HID Global’s patent pending iON™ technology — allows the unit to reach optimal operating temperature in just 45 seconds, expediting production
  • Durable yet stylish housing — robust, metal components protect inner workings and ensure continuous, reliable operation in even the most demanding printing environments
  • Versatility to meet your card application needs today and in the future — multiple, field-upgradable encoder options for one-step, inline printing and encoding
  • Side Printing: Dual (standard)
  • Side Lamination: Dual (standard) LMX wasteless
  • 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
  • Card Capacity: 200 card input (dual input card hopper standard), 100 card output
  • Accepted Cards: CR-80, 30-40 mil
  • Warranty: Three years*

*Three-year warranty available with completion of online printer registration. (Two-year warranty standard without online printer registration.)

Available Ribbons**:

  • Half-panel YMCKO
  • Resin black
  • Premium resin black

PolyGuard™ LMX Laminates
Whole, half patch and IC cutout patch options available in the following formats:

  • Clear
  • Clear UV protectant
  • Custom holographic

Whole patch option available in the following formats:

  • Standard holographic

**For ribbon configuration needs not listed, please contact your HID Sales Representative for more information.

Printer Options:

  • Locking card input/output hopper and ribbon drawer
  • Smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding module
  • Printer cleaning kit
  • Secure proprietary consumables system