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Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer

The Fargo DTC1250e is a budget friendly, professional ID card printer perfect for smaller card programs.

  • Single-sided or Dual-sided, dye sublimation printer
  • Incredibly fast print times
  • 100 card input hopper, 30 card output hopper
  • Upgrade options: Dual-sided printing, Magnetic stripe encoding, Ethernet
MSRP $2,545.92 Price $1,898.99

Fargo DTC1250e Overview

  • Printing Capability: Single-sided or Dual-sided
  • Print Technology: Dye Sublimation
  • Print Speed: Full-color single-sided cards in 16 seconds & monochrome in 6
  • Cost per Card: $0.62
  • Input/Output Hopper: 100/30 cards
  • Warranty: 3-year warranty for both printer and printhead

Specially designed for card programs on a budget, the Fargo DTC1250e single-sided ID card printer can produce full-color cards in just seconds. For easy maintenance and to reduce printer downtime, the ribbons for the DTC1250e come with an included cleaning roller so you can easily batch print cards.

Affordable, Speedy ID Card Printing

The print speed on the DTC1250e excels in situations where you print ID cards or visitor badges on demand, such as registration offices. With the ability to print single-sided full-color cards in just 16 seconds, or monochrome cards in 6 seconds, and the 100-card hopper, you'll never be waiting for cards.

If you need to print multiple types of cards, the DTC1250e is equipped to print on both standard CR-80 cards and CR-79 adhesive-backed cards. You can also print on cards of varying thickness, from thin 9 mil business cards to thinker 40 mil technology cards.

Compact Size for Any Office

With its compact size just 8.8 inches tall and 13.7 inches wide the DTC1250e can easily fit into any office environment. The printer is also Energy Star Certified, ideal for businesses and organizations looking to become environmentally friendly. The optional eco-friendly ribbons reduce waste by using a refillable ribbon cartridge.

Printer Options & Upgrades

The DTC1250e is available with the following upgrades:

  • 50010 - Fargo DTC1250e Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB - ISO Mag Encoding
  • 50020 - Fargo DTC1250e Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB + Ethernet - No Encoding
  • 50030 - Fargo DTC1250e Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB + Ethernet - ISO Mag Encoding

DTC1250e Printer Warranty

The Fargo DTC1250e ID card printer comes with a three-year manufacturer warranty covering the printer and printhead (one-time replacement).

What's Included:

  • Fargo DTC1250e ID Card Printer
  • Printer power supply
  • USB cable
  • Install disk
  • Printer guides
  • Lifetime Email Support
Encoding Options
Card Sizes Accepted

CR80 - standard PVC or PET (CR80 is the size of a standard credit card)
CR79 - adhesive-back (CR79 is slightly smaller than the size of a standard credit card)

Card Thickness Accepted9 - 40 Mil
Printer Color CapabilityColor & monochrome printing
Print Resolution DPI
Printer Loudness
Printer Includes
Input Hopper Capacity



USB & Optional Ethernet

OS CompatibilityMac 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 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 2013
Printer Options
Output Hopper Capacity


Printing Speeds (sec/card)

6 seconds (monochrome (K) single-sided card)
8 seconds per dual-sided monochrome (KO) card
16 seconds (full-color (YMCKO) single-sided card)
24 seconds (full-color (YMCKOK) dual-sided card)

Printing Capability

Single-sided & Dual-sided printing


3 Years

Weight & Dimensions
Card Management
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