Fargo DTC4250e Card Printer

Modular, Scalable Design that Enables Migration
  • 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, 100 card output, 100 card reject with same-side input/output hopper

Designed for medium-sized businesses, schools and local government institutions seeking versatility in a convenient, professional and secure printer/encoder system, the HID® FARGO® DTC4250e is ideal for flexible, easy and reliable color printing of loyalty and photo ID cards.

With its small footprint, an optional, same-side input/output hopper and an optional Wi-Fi® accessory that allows you to print anytime and anywhere. The card printer is also fully compatible with Asure ID® Card Personalization Software for creating custom credentials and Color Assist™ software that can help you match spot colors, ensuring accurate reproduction of such complex graphics as company logos or employee photos.

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

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 57 percent energy savings for the DTC4250e 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.

  • Highly versatile — Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security
  • 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.
  • Easy-to-use — Efficient set up, loading and printing with all-in-one print ribbon and card cleaning cartridge (EZ), and SmartScreen™ graphical display
  • Enhanced protection — Standard printer password protection and fluorescent panel printing provide a cost-effective and dynamic means of increasing card security
  • Earth friendly — GreenCircle® Certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons

Printer Options:

  • Single-wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding (only available for iCLASS® and contact smart card encoding)
  • Wireless connectivity with Wi-Fi® accessory (on Ethernet-enabled printers)
  • Password protection on the printer
  • Data protection via AES-256 decryption
  • Eco-friendly erase and rewrite feature (no ribbon required)
  • SmartScreen™ graphical display
  • Optional dual-side printing
  • Optional fluorescent printing for additional UV security
  • Optional same-side input/output card hopper – field upgradeable
  • Smart card encoding (contact/contactless) – field upgradeable
  • Magnetic stripe encoding – field upgradeable
  • Printer cleaning kit