In addition, plastic cards can be used lots of different ways.

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

On top of their terrific visual appeal, Plastic Cards ID also have the capability of interacting with machines in a number of different ways. Because of the many uses of plastic cards, companies see benefits compared to traditional materials. Eco-Friendly Plastic

Recycling old plastic cards to create new cards reduces waste and helps keep old cards out of landfills. There are PVC cards on the market which are bio-degradable within four years, when they interact with soil and composite organic materials.

Plastic cards are actually a good thing for the environment!

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Fargo printers are made by HID, a well-known and reputable name in the identification and security industries. The printers are available from entry-level to high-end, with several options at each level available. Fargo printers are widely-used, including in universities, corporations, and even government offices.

These are excellent printers for doing up driver’s licenses, membership cards, student ID cards, and government ID credentials.

Plastic Card ID is proud to offer several printers from the Fargo ‘direct to card’ line.

While features vary between models, each Fargo printer delivers the highest image quality, durability, and a comprehensive 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 prints ID cards with the best image quality on the market. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP film, then fusing the film with the surface of the plastic card, the HDP5000 creates an image quality that looks more like a sharp glossy photo than an ID badge.

The HDP5000 can make ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality available in the marketplace. 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 feature-packed, which makes it perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics, because it reliably produces cards in High Definition with the highest image quality available.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily with 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 cards that will be every bit as reliable, durable, and visually distinct as you need them to be. The HDP5000 Duplex offers a flexible modular design with optional laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer offers Fargos High Definition Printing (HDP) technology delivering the highest image quality at a price that a broad range of organizations can afford.

Backed by a lifetime print head warranty and a two-year printer warranty, with the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex, you can be up and running with minimal training, enjoy easy-loading cartridges for cards, ribbons and over-laminates, and own a system with high reliability and durability that pays for itself over time. High Definition Printing uses state of the art retransfer printer technology, and is perfect for printing the most popular cards requiring the most common technology, these include contactless as well as contact cards, smart cards, and clamshell proximity cards. It is the most advanced method of card printing available, using dye sublimation technology to print crisp, 300-dpi images on the underside of the film created by Fargo.

The HDP5000 Film adheres to the surface of your plastic cards, conforming to ridges and indentations formed by embedded electronics, providing an extra layer of durability and security.

If the film is peeled apart in an attempt to alter the card, the printed image will almost completely destroy itself.

High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed 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. Many organizations are expanding their use of multi-function smartcards, for instance loyalty and membership programs, universities, corporations, government agencies, and healthcare facilities.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is ideal for customization because there are so many options for single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technology. The multi-faceted encoding options give the chance to produce proximity and smart cards based on your specific and unique needs. You no longer have to limit your ID Badge production to stand-alone stations.

For example, a retail chain store can now distribute and issue cards through a network to any location necessary. A wide array of printers or encoders can be set up at a central location to produce high-volume print jobs at places such as universities or corporate campuses. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer can be used by practically any organization in any scenario.

The Ethernet port along with its internal print server offer all the connectivity which is necessary for operations which are to be networked.

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.

  • Just order one Complete System, then you can quickly start making professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo HDP5000 printer.
  • Based on your printer configuration, select the system that is most suitable for you:
  • 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)
  • Clear Retransfer Film-1500 prints (84053)
  • 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)

Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)

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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