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Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card System

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Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card System

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Designed for high-volume card programs, the Fargo DTC5500LMX ID card system has a unique lamination technology to reduce waste up to 50%

  • System includes: Fargo DTC5500LMX printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Standard, YMCKO ribbon, PolyGuard overlaminate, blank cards, cleaning kit, digital camera
  • Dual-sided dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speeds – print full color cards in just 24 seconds
  • 200 card input hopper & 100 card output hopper
  • Dual-sided lamination improves card durability
MSRP: $7,714
Starting Price: $6,495

You Save: $1,219 (16%)

As Configured: $6,495
  • System includes: Fargo DTC5500LMX printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Standard, YMCKO ribbon, PolyGuard overlaminate, blank cards, cleaning kit, digital camera
  • Dual-sided dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speeds – print full color cards in just 24 seconds
  • 200 card input hopper & 100 card output hopper
  • Dual-sided lamination improves card durability
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Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card System

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The Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card System is designed specifically for high-volume ID card programs looking for professional, durable ID cards.

Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer

Designed specifically for high volume printing needs, the new Fargo DTC5500LMX is a powerful ID card printer with advanced lamination options. The special eco-friendly lamination reduces was by up to 50% over traditional systems, helping you keep costs and waste low.

Fargo DTC5500LMX Key Features
  • Printing Capability: Dual-sided
  • Print Technology: Dye sublimation
  • Print Speed: Full color, dual-sided cards in 24 seconds & monochrome in 6
  • Input/Output Hopper: 200 (dual input hoppers)/100
  • Warranty: 3 year warranty for both printer and printhead
Powerful ID Card Printing

This ID card printer has everything you need to quickly, efficiently, and affordably print a high volume of ID cards – including the fastest start up time in the industry with HID Global's patent-pending iON™ technology getting the printer ready to laminate within 45 seconds of starting.

The DTC5500LMX also comes standard with dual input card hoppers, Ethernet connectivity, dual-sided printing, and dual-sided lamination. High yield ribbons and overlaminates reduce downtime between card runs so you can print more efficiently.

Durable, Long-lasting Laminated Cards

Standard clear lamination film provides a base level of protection from wear and tampering, and clear overlaminates are available for standard cards, magnetic stripe cards, and smart chip cards.

Need to prevent UV damage to cards that are exposed to sunlight? UV protecting overlaminate is also available for many styles of cards. And if you need additional security, holographic overlaminate make it easier to stop card tampering and illegal duplication.

And the lamination ribbons for this printer have a reduced waste design, without the traditional use of two spools – instead a single spool is used, cutting the amount of waste in half. Additionally, the film is perforated and tears away from the rest of the film when used, leaving no waste or unused edges behind.

Additionally, there are two ways to laminate cards on the DTC5500LMX. You can do single or dual-sided lamination even with the base model of the printer, if you use the same type of lamination on both sides of the card. If you need to use a different style of lamination for one side, like a full card clear overlaminate on the front and a half panel laminate on the back with a magnetic stripe card, you will need to upgrade to the dual material lamination option.

DTC5500LMX Printer Warranty

The Fargo DTC5500LMX ID card printer comes with a three year manufacturer warranty.

What’s Included:

  • Fargo DTC5500LMX ID card printer
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software
  • Digital ID camera
  • 500 composite blank ID cards
  • YMCKO ribbon – 500 prints
  • PolyGuard 1.0 mil clear overlaminate – 1,000 prints
  • Cleaning kit
  • Printer power cord & USB cable
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • Free Setup Assistance & Training
  • Free Lifetime Support & Troubleshooting
  • Return Protection & System Upgrade Program
  • and much, much more
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Powerful AlphaCard ID Suite Card Design Software

Powerful AlphaCard ID Suite card design and database management software makes it easy to design and print your custom ID cards. It takes just minutes to design cards and badges with security features, cardholder photos, signatures, and encode data. And with the option to use the built-in database or connect outside databases including Microsoft Excel and Access, you will always have easy access to 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 Suite Standard

With a wide range of capabilities, AlphaCard ID Suite Standard edition makes it easy to produce professional ID cards with robust security features. AlphaCard ID Suite Standard also supports database connectivity for Microsoft Access, Excel, and Text DB. Design and production are simple with a step-by-step card design wizard. Photos can be captures using any TWIAN or WIA-compliant digital ID camera or device. Design elements such as text, graphics, logos, magnetic stripes and barcodes are easy to incorporate into the design.

New in AlphaCard ID Suite v11: Enhanced card design wizard, improved database functionality and connectivity, high resolution barcodes, and improved language options.

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Technical Specs

Fargo DTC5500LMX Laminating

Compare the Fargo DTC5500LMX Laminating to other printers using the Printer Comparison Tool.

Warranty
Printer Coverage
3 Years
Loaner Coverage
1 Year Loaner
Printhead Coverage
3 years
Printing
?
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
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Re-Writable Printing
No
Card Capacity
?
Input Hopper
200
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Output Hopper
100
?
Single Feed Mode
No
Print Speed
Full Color
16 seconds
Monochrome
6 seconds
Supplies
?
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Dual-Sided
?
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
500
Single-Sided Black
3000
Dual-Sided
500
Accepted Card Sizes
CR80
Card Thickness
30-40 mil
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
Contact Card
Contactless Card
DesFire
HID Prox
iCLASS
Magnetic Stripe
MiFare
?
Available Factory Options
Hopper Upgrades
Printer Lock
Wi-Fi
?
Available Field Upgrades
Encoding
Printer Lock
Wi-Fi
?
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Compatibility
?
Connection Type
Ethernet
USB
?
OS Compatibility
Mac OSX 10.2 Jaguar
Windows 7 - 32 bit
Windows 7 - 64 bit
Windows 8 - 32 bit
Windows 8 - 64 bit
Windows 10 - 32 bit
Windows 10 - 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
12.9" H x 34.9" W x 9.3" D
Weight
39
MPNS
?
Available MPNs
056305,
056306
Customize System
Customize System
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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Customize your System Components

Fargo DTC5500LMX Laminating ID Card Printer
This printer can be upgraded with magnetic stripe encoding. Choose mag encoding to equip your ID cards with versatile functionality.
* = Required Option
AlphaCard ID Software Version 11 - Standard
AlphaCard ID Suite Standard is the most popular edition, with flexible design & printing functionality. Upgrade to AlphaCard ID Suite Professional or Elite for advanced database connectivity, data capture, or smart card encoding. For more info, view the Software Selection Guide or call (800) 717-8080.
* = Required Option
System Ribbon ACRibbonSelect-Fargo DTC5500LMX
This system includes one YMCKO Color Ribbon for 500 single sided prints. If you choose the dual sided printer, you may want to choose the YMCKOK ribbon for 500 dual sided prints with a color front & black back.
* = Required Option
500 Blank Composite Cards
The composite cards included with this system better stand up to the heat of lamination or reverse transfer printing. If you are upgrading to the magnetic stripe encoding version of this printer, be sure to select magnetic stripe cards.
* = Required Option
ID Camera
System includes the Logitech C270 photo ID camera. Upgrade to the Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam for Mac OS compatibility.
* = Required Option
ID Accessory Pack - Includes Lanyards, Strap Clips & Slot Punch - 100 Count
Add an ID accessory pack to your system for $100 (value of $208). The pack includes 100 breakaway lanyards, 100 clear vinyl strap clips, and a user-friendly stapler-style slot punch.
* = Required Option
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30 Day Upgrade Program
Phone Support 30 days
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25% Off Extended Services  
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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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  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: $6,495

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