HID Global Launches FARGO® Direct-to-Card Printer/Encod
August 2010 by Emmanuelle Lamandé
HID Global introduced a new line of industry-leading direct-to-card (DTC®) FARGO® printer/encoders for organizations of all sizes that require personalized identity badges.
The line consists of the cost-effective DTC1000 entry-level printer for small organizations; the professional-level DTC4000 printer for small- to medium-size organizations with greater security and scalability requirements; and the advanced, DTC4500 professional printer for large corporations and government organizations with high-volume needs.
Depending on the printer model, options include technology card encoding (iCLASS®, Mifare, DESFire), dual-sided printing, dual-input card hoppers, lamination capability and more.
Additional features of the new FARGO DTC printer/encoders include:
The capability to print and inline encode technology cards in one pass through one physical connection (USB or Ethernet) ideal for organizations needing a streamlined card issuance solution
Enhanced security features, including printer password protection, fluorescent printing for cost effective and dynamic security and multiple custom holographic overlaminate options for added card durability and security
Flexible footprint to fit a variety work-area configurations
A reliable and intuitive design that requires minimal maintenance and training, featuring cartridge ribbon loading, color status indicators and SmartScreen ™ graphical displays similar to photocopy machines
Interoperability with Genuine HID technology guaranteeing compatibility with all HID solutions
2 year global warranty.
All FARGO DTC printer/encoders are available immediately through HID Global’s worldwide network of distribution partners and system integrators.