They can also be used in a lot of different ways.

Use these durable and attractive cards for loyalty programs, contact information, VIP badges, photo IDs and more.

Though they allow for incredible visual designs, Plastic Card Printer can also have extra technological functions added to them. Because they have so many uses, companies see benefits from printing on plastic. Plastic Can Be Eco-friendly

In addition to lasting longer, plastic cards are readily recycled instead of winding up in a landfill. In addition to being highly durable and lasting a long time, PVC cards are capable of decomposing under the right conditions.

If you want to show that your company cares about the environment, recycled plastic business cards are the way to go.

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For more information on custom plastic cards or to find out about our competitive pricing, fill out the form below. 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 for their card printing requirements.

Fargo printers are perfect for printing driver’s licenses, ID cards, credential cards, membership cards, and much more.

Plastic Card ID is proud to offer 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 make several Fargo printing Supplies available including laminate ribbons, printer 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 produces ID cards with the highest image quality on the market today. By printing a reverse image on the underside of the HDP Film, it fuses the film onto the card’s surface, the HDP5000 also creates an image quality that results in more of a sharp glossy photo than ordinary ID badges.

The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality available. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film, then fusing the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 creates an image quality that looks more like a sharp glossy photo than an ordinary ID badge 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, 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 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 and provides the highest image quality available at reasonable prices that are affordable by a wide range of organizations.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex offers simple operation with minimal training, easy-loading cartridges for cards, ribbons, and over-laminates, and its reliability and durability are sure to lower your total cost of ownership. It also features a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty. 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 fuses to the surface of your printing cards and conforms to the ridges and the indentations that have been formed by embedded electronics, an extra layer of security and card durability has been developed as a result.

It’s counterfeit proof, which means that if a counterfeiter tries to peel the film apart in order to try to alter the card, the printed image essentially destroys itself.

The High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed any smart card contacts. Most conventional dye sublimation printers have to leave a clear space by contact pads in order to prevent damage 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 a great choice for customizations uses for multiple purposes. Why? Because it provides a lot of different options that include, single or double-sided lamination as well as card and encoding technologies. Its encoding options let you create proximity and smart cards based on your specific needs. ID Badge production is no longer confined to stand-alone stations.

For example, a retail chain can distribute card issuance over a network to any location. An array of printers and encoders can be set up in a central location for high-volume production. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is the ideal choice for limitless 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.

  • Order a Complete System and you can quickly begin producing professional-quality ID cards with your Fargo HDP5000 printer right away.
  • Choose the system that works best for 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 (choose between single or double-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 carries the Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global.

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