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Given that they are so durable and flexible, plastic cards can be put to use in many different elements of your business.

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

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When made and handled the right way, plastic cards can be a very eco-friendly option for your business.

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ID card and security industry leader HID brings you the Fargo printer family, advanced units specially made for PVC ID creation. These type of card printers start at entry-level and proceed up to a high-end, with a number of different options provided at various levels. Fargo printers are widely used by government offices, universities, and corporations for their card printing requirements.

Fargo printers are ideal for printing driver's licenses, student ID cards, government ID credentials, membership cards, and other important informational cards.

Plastic Card ID offers several professional-grade printers from the Fargo "direct-to-card" line.

While capabilities vary depending on the model, each Fargo printer delivers superior image quality, machine durability, and a comprehensive manufacturer warranty to protect against breakdowns.

We also have a variety of other Fargo products available such as printer ribbons, cleaning kits,and laminate ribbons. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer

The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer uses reverse transfer printing, which produces a high-quality tamper-resistant card that lasts twice as long as a typical credit card, with options for dual-sided printing and lamination. HDP5000 makes ID cards with the highest possible image quality that is available. HDP5000 is capable of creating an image quality approximating a glossy photo, by printing a reverse image on the backside of HDP film, and fusing that film right onto a plastic card surface.

The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality available. Printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film then fusing the film to the card surface allows the HDP5000 to create an image so high in quality that is more closely resembles a glossy photo as opposed to an ordinary ID badge or gift card. The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is loaded with a variety of features! This printer is ideal for technology cards with embedded electronics due its production of cards in High Definition with the superior image quality.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily, which means you can add 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 options for a laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer offers Fargo’s high-definition printing technology, providing the highest image quality at a price that lots of organizations can afford.

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 great for printing contact and contactless smart cards, clamshell proximity cards, and other common technology 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 prints all way up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Traditional dye-sub printers must leave clear space around contact pads to avoid print head damage. Health care facilities, businesses and corporations, loyalty and membership programs, colleges, and government agencies are all increasing their use of multifunction smart cards.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is perfect for this type of customization because it offers a variety of options, such as single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. Its multifaceted encoding options will allow you to produce proximity and smart cards according to your specific needs. ID badge production is no longer restricted to stand-alone stations!

It is now possible for a retail chain to distribute cards to any location over a network. On a corporate campus or university, an array of printer/encoders can be set up in a central location for high-volume production. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is the perfect choice for a lot of different scenarios.

Its internal print server and its Ethernet ports make connectivity available for networked operations as needed

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
  • You can make it easy! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System

ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program.

  • Order a Complete System and you’ll be ready to start producing professional-looking ID cards with your Fargo HDP5000 immediately.
  • Choose the system that is best for your needs 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 with Lamination (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

The Plastic Card ID also carries the Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer made by HID Global.

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