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Fargo DTC4000 Single-Sided ID Card Printer

Fargo DTC4000 single-sided printer. 2 year printer & printhead warranty. Field upgradeable.

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The Fargo DTC4000 (48000) single-sided ID card printer excels at its adaptability to your organizations growing and future needs. Professional quality color ID card printing, small footprint and highquality components all extend the life of your investment. As demands change over time from cardvolume, to security,the DTC4000 gives you the option of field upgrading to double-sided printing and smart card encoding. 

The DTC4000’s ability to evolve with time, small foot print for flexibility in the office, and replacement ribbon cartridges, all provide you with exceptional value from a trusted name in identification security.  The DTC4000 printer is an ideal card printer for medium-sized businesses, school campuses, government and membership applications.

Highly versatile

Delivering powerful printing and versatility in one modular and
scalable design that simplifies equipment upgrades and migrations to higher levels
of security

Flexible footprint and design

Its sleek and changeable footprint design makes the
DTC4000 ideal for office environments where space is an issue


Intuitive design increases efficiency through easy set-up, loading
and printing with an all-in-one print ribbon and card cleaning cartridge and
SmartScreen™ graphical display

Enhanced security

Designed to migrate from lower to higher security levels, the
DTC4000 offers standard printer password protection as well as fluorescent panel
printing for a cost effective and dynamic increase in card security

Additional Info

Additional Info


Printer Specifications

Print Method Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer
Resolution 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone.
Print Speed 7 seconds per card (K*); 12 seconds per card (KO*); 24 seconds per card (YMCKO*); 31 seconds per card (YMCKOK*)
 Card Sizes CR-80 (3.375˝ L x 2.125˝ W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313˝ L x 2.063˝ W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)
Card Thickness .009˝ - .040˝ / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm
Card Capacity 100-card feeder, 100-card stacker.
Card Cleaning Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change)
Memory 32 MB RAM
Software Drivers Windows® XP / Vista™ (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 /
Windows® 7 / MAC OS X 10.5/10.6 / Linux***
Interface USB 2.0, optional Ethernet with internal print server
Operating Temperature 65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C
Humidity 20 – 80% non-condensing
Dimensions Single-Sided Printer: 9.8˝ H x 17.6˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 460 mm W x 234 mm D
Dual-Sided Printer: 9.8˝ H x 18.2˝ W x 9.2˝ D / 249 mm H x 475 mm W x 234 mm D
Weight Single-Sided: 8 lbs. / 3.63 kg; Dual-Sided: 10 lbs / 4.54 Kg
Power Source 100-240 VAC, 3.3 A, 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Warranty Printer – Two years; Printhead – Two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™
Encoding Options

125 kHz (HID Prox) reader; 13.56 MHz (iCLASS®, MIFARE®, ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693) read/write encoder; Contact Smart Card Encoder reads from and writes to all ISO7816 1/2/3/4 memory and microprocessor smart cards (T=0, T=1) as well as synchronous cards; ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, Tracks 1, 2 and 3


Single Wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and
encoding (note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS® and contact smart card encoding); Dual-Sided Printing Module - Upgradable; Dual-Input Card Hopper (200 cards) - Upgradable; Same-Side Input/Output Card Hopper - Upgradable; Contactless Smart Card Encoding - Upgradable; Contact Smart Card Encoding - Factory Upgrade; Magnetic Stripe Encoding - Upgradable; Printer Cleaning Kit; Ethernet with Internal Print Server - Upgradable

Display User friendly, SmartScreen™ graphical display
Printer Security Printer access password protected; Kensington® lock compatibility