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.

Plastic Event Badges are not just visually appealing, they can also easily interact with most machines. It's easy to see why many businesses prefer to print on plastic, because of the huge range of potential uses. Plastic Can Be Eco-friendly

Plastic cards don't have to have a negative environmental impact. These cards are fully recyclable. In addition to being highly durable and lasting a long time, PVC cards are capable of decomposing under the right conditions.

If your business wants to be eco-friendlier, recycled plastic business cards are a great step to take.

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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. Fargo PVC ID card printers offer products for both novice and experienced customers, with a variety of options available. Fargo printers are widely-used, including in universities, corporations, and even government offices.

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.

Even though each Fargo printer varies from model to model, each provides quality images, durability, and the manufacturers' warranty, so there’s no need to worry about overuse.

We also offer a variety of Fargo printer supplies, like printer ribbons, laminate ribbons, and cleaning kits. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer

The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer makes use of a process called reverse transfer printing, and it makes a high-quality image which is tamper-resistant, and has twice the life of a normal ID card photo, and includes options for lamination and double-sided printing. HDP5000 produces ID cards with the highest image quality available. 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 most superior image quality available. By printing the image on the underside of the film and fusing it to the card’s surface, the printer creates an image quality that looks more like a glossy photo than an ordinary badge or gift card. The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is feature-packed Perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics, 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 works with high-quality, retransfer printing technology - it is the most advanced card printing technology in the industry - it makes superior, high-quality double-sided card printing that’s both durable and reliable, and great for overall security for your badge printed program. The key features offered by the HDP5000 Duplex include a flexible modular design that contains optional laminating and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer features Fargos High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, which is capable of producing images of the highest quality at affordable prices.

It is supported by a lifetime warranty on the print head and a two-year warranty on the printer itself, and the Fargo HDP5000 Duplex can be operated very easily without much training, while also including cartridges which are easy-loading, ribbons and overlaminates, and a high level of reliability which will reduce total ownership cost. HDP uses re-transfer printing technology. It is ideal for printing commonly-used technology cards such as contact and contactless smart cards and clamshell proximity cards. This is the most advanced method of card printing available, using dye-sublimation technology to print sharp, 300-dpi images on the underside of HDP Film developed by Fargo.

The film fuses onto the surface of your cards, conforming to ridges and indentations, providing an extra layer of card 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. Conventional dye-sub printers must leave clear space around contact pads to avoid print head damage. 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 Badge Printer is ideal for this type of customization because of the many options provided, including single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. It has a multi-faceted encoding capability which allows you to produce smartcards and proximity cards in accordance with your business needs. ID Badge production is no longer limited to stand-alone stations.

A retail chain, for example, can distribute card issuance over a network to any location. At a college or university or on a corporate campus, an array of printer/encoders can be set up in a central location for large production runs. 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
  • Keep it Simple! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System

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

  • All you have to do is order a complete system and you can easily start producing professional-looking ID cards with your Fargo HDP5000 right away.
  • 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)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Webcam Lifetime AlphaCare support

Complete System with Lamination

Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided with Lamination (single- or dual-sided)

AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)

YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)

mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)

Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)

500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)

Webcam Lifetime AlphaCare support Lifetime AlphaCare support

The Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global is also available from Plastic Card ID

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