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Fargo C50 ID Card Printer System

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Fargo C50 ID Card Printer System

#ACC50

Complete ID system for single sided ID cards.

  • System includes: Fargo C50 printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Light edition, YMCKO printer ribbon, blank cards, cleaning kit, digital ID camera
  • Single sided dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speed - print full color cards in just 24 seconds
  • Combined ribbon and cleaning roller for easy use
  • 50 card input hopper for small batch printing
  • Mac users - please select AlphaCard ID Builder software & Logitech C920 camera
MSRP: $2,206.95
Starting Price: $1,585

You Save: $621.95 (28%)

As Configured: $1,585
  • System includes: Fargo C50 printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Light edition, YMCKO printer ribbon, blank cards, cleaning kit, digital ID camera
  • Single sided dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speed - print full color cards in just 24 seconds
  • Combined ribbon and cleaning roller for easy use
  • 50 card input hopper for small batch printing
  • Mac users - please select AlphaCard ID Builder software & Logitech C920 camera
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Fargo C50 ID Card Printer System

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Ideal for small organizations, the Fargo C50 ID Card System allows you to quickly design and print custom employee ID badges, visitor passes, and more. The single-sided printer is easy to use and compact enough to fit in any office environment.

Fargo C50 ID Card Printer

Designed to print full color single-sided ID cards, the Fargo C50 is a powerful and compact ID card printer. The combined printer ribbon and cleaning roller also makes the printer easy to maintain, meaning you'll have less down time for maintenance. With a 50 card input hopper, the C50 can also handle small batch printing.

Fargo C50 Key Features
  • Printing Capability: Single sided
  • Print Technology: Dye sublimation
  • Print Speed: Full color single sided cards in 24 seconds & monochrome in 7
  • Cost per Card: $0.78
  • Input/Output Hopper: 50/30 cards
  • Warranty: 2 year global warranty
Affordable, Efficient ID Card Printing

With the ability to print full color cards in 24 seconds, it takes just minutes to design a print custom ID cards with the C50. The printer also comes installed with Fargo Workbench software, making it easy to diagnose problems, while the color-changing buttons keep you updated on the printer's status. For added convenience, the printer ribbons for the C50 come with a clearing roller to keep your printer in top working shape.

Compact Size for Any Office

Measuring in at just under 14" wide and weighing 7.5 lbs, this compact printer will easily fit into any office or front desk environment. The C50 printer is also Energy Star Certified, with a default sleep mode that reduces the printer's power consumption if idle for more than five minutes.

C50 Printer Warranty

The Fargo C50 ID card printer comes with a two year manufacture warranty, which covers the printhead.

What’s Included:

  • Single-sided Fargo C50 ID card printer
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light edition
  • Digital ID camera
  • 100 blank PVC cards
  • YMCKO ribbon - 100 prints
  • Cleaning kit
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • Free Setup Assistance & Training
  • Free Lifetime Support & Troubleshooting
  • Return Protection & System Upgrade Program
  • and much, much more
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Card Design Software For PC Or Mac

Card design software makes it quick and easy to design cards, print them, and manage your cardholder database. With software features ranging from the very basic up to advanced design options, you'll find software and database options for ID card programs of every size.

AlphaCard ID Suite Light - PC

AlphaCard ID Suite Light makes it trouble-free to design custom ID cards with text, photos, logos, barcodes, and more to fit your organization's unique needs. With the pre-defined card template you can start designing your IDs instantly, or create your own design with just a few easy steps. AlphaCard ID Suite Light edition comes with a built-in database to hold up to 200 records, so you can quickly access your cardholder information.

AlphaCard ID Suite v11 is now fully Windows 10 compatible and supported. As Microsoft releases ongoing Windows 10 updates, you can rest assured that users of AlphaCard ID Suite v11 will receive continuous support for this Windows 10 compatible software.

AlphaCard ID Builder – Mac

If you will be designing and printing cards from a Mac computer, you'll need to select the AlphaCard ID Builder Mac-compatible software. AlphaCard ID Builder is easy to use and comes in several different editions with a wide range of powerful design and database features. This software is compatible with Mac OSX 10.5 and above.

AlphaCard ID Builder Basic is entry-level software with a built-in database that holds up to 300 records (100 with photos). AlphaCard ID Builder Standard has an unlimited built-in database, or connections for an external XLS, XLSX, CSV, or TXT database. AlphaCard ID Builder Professional connects with external SQLite and MSAccess databases, and allows for multi-layout card designs. AlphaCard ID Builder Elite is the most advanced version with ODBC connections to an external database and user management.

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Technical Specs

Fargo C50

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Warranty
Printer Coverage
2 Years
Loaner Coverage
Optional
Printhead Coverage
2 Years
Printing
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Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
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Re-Writable Printing
Yes
Card Capacity
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Input Hopper
50
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Output Hopper
30
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Single Feed Mode
No
Print Speed
Full Color
24 Seconds
Monochrome
7 Seconds
Supplies
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Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
$0.40
Single-Sided Black
$0.10
Dual-Sided
?
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
250
Single-Sided Black
1000
Dual-Sided
Accepted Card Sizes
CR79
CR80
Card Thickness
9-40 mil
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
?
Available Factory Options
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Available Field Upgrades
?
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Compatibility
?
Connection Type
USB
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OS Compatibility
Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks
Windows XP
Windows Vista - 32 bit
Windows Vista - 64 bit
Windows 7 - 32 bit
Windows 7 - 64 bit
Windows 8 - 32 bit
Windows 8 - 64 bit
Windows 2003 Server - 32 bit
Windows 2003 Server - 64 bit
Windows 2008 Server - 32 bit
Windows 2008 Server - 64 bit
Windows Server 2012
?
Mac Compatible
Yes
Physical Specs
Size
8.8˝H x 13.7˝W x 7.9˝D
Weight
7.5 lbs
MPNS
?
Available MPNs
051700,
051701,
051702,
051975
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AlphaCare
When you place an order with AlphaCard, you qualify for full, personal assistance to ensure that your ID card program reaches its full potential. This commitment to strong customer service and support is called AlphaCare. It's completely free and you'll only find it at AlphaCard.
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Fargo C50 ID card Printer
Designed to print full color single-sided ID cards, the Fargo C50 is a powerful and compact ID card printer.
ID Software (Mac or PC)

For PC - AlphaCard ID Suite card design software comes in five versions. Choose from AlphaCard ID Suite Basic, Light, Standard, Professional, or Elite for additional card design, database, encoding & security functionality. For more info, view the Software Selection Guide or call (800) 717-8080.

For Mac - AlphaCard ID Builder is Mac-compatible ID card software available in four editions. Choose from Basic, Standard, Professional, or Elite for Mac-compatible card design and database software with a wide range of professional features. Learn more about AlphaCard ID Builder.

* = Required Option
Fargo EZ YMCKO Ribbon Cartridge w/ Cleaning Roller - 100 Prints
Fargo 45410 EZ YMCKO full-color ribbon cartridge with cleaning roller. Add additional ribbons for $32/ea.
100 Premium Blank PVC Cards
If you are upgrading to the magnetic stripe encoding version of this printer, be sure to select magnetic stripe cards.
* = Required Option
Fargo Cleaning Kit For DTC1000/4000/4500/C30/DTC300/DTC400 Printers
This system includes one Fargo Cleaning Kit. You can add additional cleaning kits for $31 per kit.
ID Camera
System includes the Logitech C270 photo ID camera. Upgrade to the Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam for Mac OS compatibility.
* = Required Option
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  included low annual fee
Setup Assistance & Training
Lifetime Email Support
Warranty Advocate Service
Printer Repair Facilitation
30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support 30 days
VIP Phone & Email Queue  
Free Software Updates  
Annual Printer Check-up  
Advanced Configuration Help  
25% Off Extended Services  
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  included
Setup Assistance & Training
Lifetime Email Support
Warranty Advocate Service
Printer Repair Facilitation
30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support 30 days
VIP Phone & Email Queue  
Free Software Updates  
Annual Printer Check-up  
Advanced Configuration Help  
25% Off Extended Services  
Benefit Comparison
  low annual fee
Setup Assistance & Training
Lifetime Email Support
Warranty Advocate Service
Printer Repair Facilitation
30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support
VIP Phone & Email Queue
Free Software Updates
Annual Printer Check-up
Advanced Configuration Help
25% Off Extended Services
* = Required Option
As Configured: $1,585

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