There are a tremendous number of uses for plastic cards.

With a premium plastic card, you can print advanced graphics of superior quality on a card that can last for a lifetime.

They are visual like most PVC Business Cards, but they can also interact with machines. Because of the many uses of plastic cards, companies see benefits compared to traditional materials. A Commitment To The Environment

In addition to lasting longer, plastic cards are readily recycled instead of winding up in a landfill. Of course, some cards will inevitably wind up in the trash. That's why PVC cards are now available that will decompose naturally within a few years when kept in 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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Fargo printers are a line of PVC ID card printers made by HID, a name that is respected in the ID card and security industries. Fargo PVC ID card printers range from entry-level to high-end, with several different options available at each level. Fargo printers are widely used by government offices, universities, and corporations for their card printing requirements.

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

Plastic Card ID provides several printers from the Fargo ‘direct-to-card’ line.

While capabilities vary from model to model, each Fargo printer offers excellent image quality, machine durability and a manufacturer warranty to protect against breakdowns.

We offer a number of different supplies for your Fargo printer, for instance printer ribbons, cleaning kits, and laminate ribbons. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer

The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer has reversed transfer printing capabilities known to create a high-quality image that can resist tampering, all while lasting twice long as normal ID photo cards, options are also available for dual-sided lamination and printing. HDP5000 produces ID cards with the highest image quality available. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP film, then fusing the film to the surface of the card, the printer creates an image quality that looks more like a glossy photo than an ordinary ID badge.

This printer produces plastic cards with the most superior technology available. 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 feature-packed Perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics, it reliably produces cards in High Definition with the highest image quality available.

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 cutting-edge technology available - to create high quality, reliable and durable double-sided card prints for your badge printing needs. 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 and provides the highest image quality available at reasonable prices that are affordable by a wide range of organizations.

Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex is easy to use with little instruction, has easy-loading cartridges for ribbons, cards, and overlaminates, and the kind of durability and reliability that you could want from a great card printer. High Definition Printing uses retransfer printer technology and is ideal for printing the most commonly used technology cards, including contact and contactless smart cards, and clamshell proximity cards. It is the most advanced technology available for card printing, using dye sublimation to produce 300 dpi images on the underside of the 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 a counterfeiter tries to peel the film apart to alter the card, the printed image is essentially destroyed.

High Definition Printing is capable of printing right up to an edge of the exposed smartcard. Conventional types of dye-sub printers need to leave a clear space around the contact pads to prevent damages from being caused to the print head. Colleges, membership programs, businesses, health care facilities and government agencies are all adopting multifunction smart cards.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is perfect for this type of customization because it offers so many options including single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. The assorted encoding options make it possible for you to create proximity and smart cards based on your unique needs. ID Badge production is no longer limited to stand-alone stations.

A retail chain, for example, can distribute card issuance over a network to any location. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printer and encoders can be set up in a central location for high-volume production. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is perfect for numerous scenarios.

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 simple for you to start your ID card program.

  • Just order one Complete System, then you can quickly start making professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo HDP5000 printer.
  • 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)
  • Clear Retransfer Film-1500 prints (84053)
  • 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 (your choice of single- or dual-sided)

AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)

YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)

mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)

Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)

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

Webcam Lifetime AlphaCare support Lifetime AlphaCare support

The Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global is also available from Plastic Card ID

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