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Fargo DTC1000M ID Card Printer

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Professional monochrome printing (single color) in a compact design

  • Single-sided, resin thermal transfer monochrome printer
  • Quick print speed - print basic cards in 6 seconds and cards with an overlay in 12
  • Several ribbon color options available, including black, green, blue & red
  • 100 card input hopper, 30 card output hopper
  • Upgrade options: Magnetic stripe encoding, Ethernet
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  • Single-sided, resin thermal transfer monochrome printer
  • Quick print speed - print basic cards in 6 seconds and cards with an overlay in 12
  • Several ribbon color options available, including black, green, blue & red
  • 100 card input hopper, 30 card output hopper
  • Upgrade options: Magnetic stripe encoding, Ethernet
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Fargo DTC1000M Overview

  • Printing Capability: Single-sided
  • Print Technology: Resin Thermal Transfer
  • Print Speed: Basic single-sided cards in 6 seconds & overlay cards in 12
  • Input/Output Hopper: 100/30
  • Warranty: 2 years

For affordable monochrome printing, the Fargo DTC1000M offers a user-friendly solution for creating basic single-sided cards. The DTC1000M uses a single-color, resin thermal transfer printing process for producing clear photo images, barcodes, and alphanumerical data. The printer is ideal for producing payment cards, casino employee and member IDs, small to mid-sized business employee and temporary badges, and retail loyalty program cards.

Flexible Monochrome Printing

The DTC1000M is an affordable option for low, medium, or high-volume issuance with eco-friendly refillable ribbon cartridges and optional resin erase and rewrite capability for visitor badges and temporary ID cards. The Fargo printer can print on standard CR-80 and CR-79 cards, 9 mil to 40 mil thick.

With this printer, your monochrome printing isn't just limited to black either. Choose from standard and premium black, green, blue, red, white, silver, gold, and silver and gold metallic to customize your ID cards. For added convenience, the ribbons come with a cleaning roller to keep your printer working in top shape.

Printer Options & Upgrades

The Fargo DTC1000M comes with these printer variations:

  • Magnetic stripe encoding
  • Ethernet connectivity

DTC1000M Printer Warranty

The Fargo DTC1000M ID card printer comes with a two year manufacturer warranty.

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Fargo DTC1000M

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Select printers include one full year of TrueSupport for free!

Upgrade to TrueSupport for world class, full service technical support. You'll get direct access to our professionally trained technical support experts who have years of experience working with customers just like you. Whether you are setting up an ID card system for the first time, or you need help with troubleshooting, our friendly experts will get you on track quickly.


You can talk directly to our dedicated support team on the phone. On top of our complimentary lifetime email support (1-3 day turnaround) and 30-day setup over the phone, TrueSupport coverage plans will include troubleshooting and technical support via phone and hands-on help via remote desktop assistance during your subscription period from the best technical experts in the industry.


As a TrueSupport subscriber, you'll receive a complimentary cleaning kit and remote printer check-up annually through the duration of your subscription. Through these preventative services, potential future obstacles that could interrupt daily business operations can be avoided.


Within your TrueSupport coverage period, our technical support experts are standing by to offer remote phone support. If your ID card printer requires service, we'll provide a loaner machine to keep your business running while we repair your printer.


Get one hour of training every year to maximize every feature of your investment, or just brush-up on the basics. We want to help you do your job easier!


Options to extend your TrueSupport coverage are available. Call us now for pricing and enrollment (877) 907-9834.

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