Fargo DTC1250e Card Printer

Create visually rich or corporate or membership
  • 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: 100 card input, 30 card output (Dual-sided: up to 100 cards)

The ideal card printing solution for small businesses, schools and local governments, the HID® FARGO® DTC1250e ID card printer and encoder is the fastest printer in its class, allowing you to produce 50 percent more visually rich, full-color credentials in the same amount of time. Its small, compact footprint makes it easy to use in a variety of office environments and can be easily upgraded to include an embedded iCLASS SE® encoder (part of the iCLASS SE platform), enabling you to produce secure, personalized membership and loyalty photo ID cards in one single, seamless step. An optional Wi-Fi® accessory is also available to help you print anytime, anywhere.

The inclusive FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility software can help you easily maintain your card printer over time. The DTC1250e ID direct-to-card printer and encoder also features an intuitive, user-focused SmartScreen™ graphical display enabling efficient set-up, operation and maintenance of your technology investment.

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 53 percent energy savings for the DTC1250e 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:

  • Single-wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding
  • Wireless connectivity with Wi-Fi® accessory (on Ethernet-enabled printers)
  • Easy-to-use (EZ) disposable ribbon cartridge or eco-friendly and more economical (ECO) refillable ribbon cartridge (standard black resin and YMCKO)
  • Dual-sided printing module
  • Magnetic stripe and/or smart card encoding (contact/contactless)
  • Printer cleaning kit
  • Ethernet with internal print server
  • Fastest printer in its class — Minimize wait time for cards and IDs with this speedy card printer
  • High-quality output — Simple, reliable and affordable photo ID card personalization, delivering a new level of durable, great-looking credentials
  • Simple plug-and-play — The intuitive user-focused design allows for easy set-up, loading and operation for increased efficiency
  • End-to-end control, flexibility and security — The optional iCLASS SE® encoder (part of the iCLASS SE open encoder platform) can be fully integrated into your printer, allowing you to create, encode (read/write) and manage your secure credentials from start to finish. Design personalized ID badges locally and then program them to work with your current physical access control system (PACS), streamlining your ordering, inventory management and issuance processes.
  • Additional data protection — Secure data sent to printer with AES-256 decryption
  • 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: 100 card input, 30 card output (Dual-sided: up to 100 cards)

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back