In addition, plastic cards can be used lots of different ways.

Their durability and high-quality mean they can be used in a wide range of situations.

Though they allow for incredible visual designs, Plastic Card Printer can also have extra technological functions added to them. Whatever you might need from them, custom printed plastic cards will deliver for you. Plastic Can Be Eco-friendly

You can recycle old plastic cards into new cards to reduce waste and keep old cards out of landfills. PVC cards can also be biodegradable after four years when they are in contact with organic materials (like composite and soil).

You'll be surprised how much your business can reduce its impact on the environment by making use of plastic cards.

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To find out about our affordable pricing, or to obtain more information, just fill out this form. FARGO CARD PRINTER Fargo PVC ID Card Printers

Fargo printers are a line of PVC card printers made by HID, which is a respected name in the identification and security industries. Fargo card printers range from entry-level to high-end, with lots of options at each level. Fargo printers are widely used by government offices, universities, and corporations.

The printers are excellent solutions for printing drivers’ licenses, government ID credentials, student ID cards, membership cards, and much more.

Plastic Card ID is also proud to offer many printers from the Fargo "direct-to-card" lineup.

While capabilities vary from model to model, each Fargo printer provides excellent image quality, machine durability, and a manufacturer’s warranty that protects you in the unlikely event of a breakdown.

We also offer a variety of Fargo printer supplies, like printer ribbons, laminate ribbons, and cleaning kits. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer

The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer uses reverse transfer printing, which produces a high-quality image that resists tampering and lasts up to twice as long as a normal ID card photo, with options for dual-sided printing & lamination. HDP5000 can produce ID cards with top quality graphics. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP film, then fusing the film with the surface of the plastic card, the HDP5000 creates an image quality that looks more like a sharp glossy photo than an ID badge.

The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality on the market today. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film and fusing the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 creates an image quality that resembles a sharp, glossy photograph than what is usually on an ID or gift card. The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is jam-packed with features, and can reliably produce cards with high-definition image quality.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily with additional printing, laminating and encoding modules. Fargo HDP5000 Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer #89640 | 89660 | 89680

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex uses retransfer printing technology—the most advanced card printer technology available—to produce superior double-sided card print quality, reliability, durability and security for your badge printing program. The HDP5000 Duplex features a flexible modular design with optional laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer offers Fargos High Definition Printing (HDP) technology delivering the highest image quality that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex offers simple operation with easy-to-load consumables, minimal training required, and a high reliability and durability that will result in great savings for your organization. High Definition Printing uses retransfer printer technology and is perfect for printing the most popular technology cards, including contact and contactless smart cards, and clamshell proximity cards. This is the most advanced method of card printing available, using dye-sublimation technology to print sharp, 300-dpi images on the underside of HDP Film developed by Fargo.

The HDP5000 Film adheres to the surface of the cards and conforms to any ridges or indentations formed by embedded electronics and adds an extra layer of strength and security.

If the film is peeled apart in an attempt to alter the card, the printed image will almost completely destroy itself.

High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Conventional dye-sub printers always leave clear space around contact pads to avoid any damage to the print head. Colleges, loyalty and membership programs, businesses, health care facilities, and government agencies are all expanding their use of multi-function smart cards.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is ideal for this level of customization thanks to options such as single or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technology. Its encoding options let you create proximity and smart cards based on your specific needs. ID Badge production is now no longer just limited to the stand-alone type of stations.

For example, a retail chain can distribute card issuance over a network to multiple locations. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printers/encoders can be established in a central location for high-volume production. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is the ideal choice for numerous scenarios and needs.

Its Ethernet port and internal print server provide the connectivity needed for networked operations.

Most Popular Fargo Dual-Side HDP5000 Printer Configurations:

Fargo 89640: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer

Fargo 89641: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Magnetic Encoder

  • Fargo 89660: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator
  • Fargo 89661: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder
  • Fargo 89680: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator
  • Fargo 89681: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder
  • Make it Easy! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System

ID Card Group makes it easier than ever to start your own ID card program.

  • All you have to do is order a complete system, and you can easily start producing professional-looking ID cards with Fargo HDP5000 printer right now.
  • Choose the system that is right for you based on your printer configuration:
  • Complete System
  • Fargo HDP5000 Retransfer Printer Double-Sided
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200) Lifetime AlphaCare support

Complete System w/Lamination

Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided w/Lamination (choose between single or dual-sided)

AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)

YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)

1.0 mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)

Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)

500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)

Webcam Cleaning kit (89200) Lifetime AlphaCare support

Plastic Card ID also offers the Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global.

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