HID FARGO® DTCii Plus Financial Card Printer & Encoder

Ideal for personalizing pre-printed financial card stock
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The HID FARGO DTCii Plus Financial Card Printer/ Encoder makes instant issuance practical and affordable for a wide range of financial cards, helping you deliver an outstanding customer experience with speed, convenience and security. With the DTCii Plus, branch personnel can hand a new financial card to a customer in minutes. There are no worries about cards being lost or stolen in the mail. Instant issuance with the desktop-based DTCii Plus means that your customers can start using their cards immediately — a plus for your institution.

As a driverless printer, the DTCii Plus is truly unique in that it does not require the use of a dedicated PC, making it invincible to would-be cyber criminals. Only the DTCii Plus is entirely invulnerable to PC-based hacker attacks and security breaches such as malware installation or the sniffing of sensitive cardholder information. Ideal for today’s forward-thinking institutions seeking to instant issue debit cards and credit cards to enhance customer service and ongoing loyalty, increase card usage rates, and boost interchange revenue, the HID FARGO DTCii Plus delivers.


  • Instantly issue cards and boost activation and customer loyalty — The DTCii Plus helps elevate activation to 100% and shift first transaction to a mere day or two after issuance
  • Safeguard from cyber attacks — With no dedicated PC required, the DTCii Plus is more secure and protected from common networked PC vulnerabilities such as malware installation and sniffing attacks
  • Enhance productivity with multiple input hoppers and built-in exception feed — Multiple card input hoppers streamline production, enabling uninterrupted productivity while the exception feed allows for manual introduction of a single card into the printer for unique print jobs
  • Enjoy ease of use — Efficient set-up, loading and printing with all-in-one, pre-loaded print ribbon and card cleaning cartridge (EZ), and SmartScreen™ graphical display
  • Side printing: Dual-side standard
  • Printing technology: Direct-to-Card (DTC®): Dye Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone
  • Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades/pixel
  • Print speed: 8-24 seconds per card, depending on ribbon type
  • Memory: 32 MB RAM
  • Accepted standard card sizes: CR-80 (3.370"L x 2.125"W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW)
  • Print area: Edge-to-edge on CR-80 cards
  • Input card cartridge capacity: Dual-input card hopper - 200 cards 100/ea. (.030" / .762mm thick)
  • Output hopper card capacity: Up to 20 cards (.030" / .762mm thick)
  • Encoding: Smart card encoding (contact/contactless), EMV Level I, ISO format magnetic encoding
  • Printer security: Hardware locks for input hoppers, card reject bin and consumable doors; Kensington® combination lock and security cable slot; TLS 1.2 encryption; concealed output hopper
  • Software drivers: Driverless printer, SDK development required
  • Interface: Ethernet with internal print server
  • Warranty: 3 years for printer and printhead

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