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FARGO CARD PRINTER

On top of their terrific visual appeal, Plastic Card Printer also have the capability of interacting with machines in a number of different ways. Fargo printers are a line of PVC ID card printers made by HID, a name trusted by the identification and security industries. The printers are available from entry-level to high-end, with several options at each level available.

Fargo printers are widely used by government offices, universities, and corporations. Fargo printers are great solutions for printing student ID cards, government ID credentials, membership cards, driver’s licenses, and more.

Plastic Card ID is very happy to provide a number of printers from the line of Fargo "direct to card" printers.

While features vary between models, each Fargo printer delivers the highest image quality, durability, and a comprehensive warranty to protect against breakdowns.

We also offer a number of Fargo printer supplies, including printer ribbons, laminate ribbons and cleaning kits. FARGO 5000 ID Card Printer The Fargo HDP5000 ID card printer has reversed transfer printing capabilities known to create a high-quality image that can resist tampering, all while lasting twice long as normal ID photo cards, options are also available for dual-sided lamination and printing.

HDP5000 produces ID cards with the best image quality in the industry. By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film, then fusing the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 creates an image that has the quality of a sharp glossy photo rather than a typical, blurry ID badge photo. The HDP5000 produces ID/Gift cards with the highest image quality on the market today.

By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film, then fusing the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 creates an image that has the quality of a sharp glossy photo rather than a typical, gift card.

The Fargo HDP5000 printer/encoder is feature-packed Perfect for technology cards with embedded electronics, it reliably produces cards in High Definition with the highest image quality available.

The HDP5000 upgrades easily with additional printing, laminating and encoding modules.

Fargo HDP5000 Dual-Sided Retransfer Printer #89640 | 89660 | 89680 The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex uses retransfer printing technology - the most cutting-edge technology available - to create high quality, reliable and durable double-sided card prints for your badge printing needs.

The HDP5000 Duplex features a flexible modular design with optional laminator and smart card encoding. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer features Fargos High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, which is capable of producing images of the highest quality at affordable prices. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex offers uncomplicated operation with simple training, easy-loading cartridges for cards, ribbons and over-laminates, durability that will lower your total cost of ownership, and a lifetime print head warranty plus a two-year printer warranty.

High Definition Printing uses cutting-edge retransfer printer technology, perfect for printing common technology cards, such as contact and contactless smart cards and clamshell proximity cards. It is the most advanced card printing method available, using dye-sublimation to print 300 dpi images on the underside of HDP film developed by Fargo. The film fuses to the surface of the cards, including conforming to ridges and indentations created by embedded electronics, providing an extra layer of security and durability.

If a counterfeiter tries to peel the film apart to alter the card, the printed image is essentially destroyed. High Definition Printing can also print right up to the edge of exposed smart card contacts. Conventional dye sublimation printers must leave clear space around contact pads to avoid print head damage.

Lots of organizations, including colleges, membership and loyalty programs, corporations and businesses, health care facilities, and government agencies, are all increasung their use of multi-function cards. The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex Badge Printer is ideal for the above type of personalization because it features a variety of options including single- or dual-sided lamination and card encoding technologies. It has a multi-faceted encoding capability which allows you to produce smartcards and proximity cards in accordance with your business needs.

ID Badge production is no longer limited to stand-alone stations. A retail chain can now distribute card issuance over a network to any location. On a corporate campus or university, a variety of printer and encoders can be set up in a central location for high-volume production.

The Fargo HDP5000 Duplex printer is a great choice for nearly infinite scenarios.

Its internal print server and its Ethernet ports make connectivity available for networked operations as needed

Most Popular Fargo Dual-Side HDP5000 Printer Configurations: Fargo 89640: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer Fargo 89641: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Magnetic Encoder

Fargo 89660: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator Fargo 89661: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Single-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder Fargo 89680: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator

Fargo 89681: Dual-Sided HDP5000 badge printer with Dual-Sided Laminator and Magnetic Encoder You can make it easy! Order your HDP5000 as a Complete System ID Card Group makes it simple for you to start your ID card program.

Just order one Complete System, then you can quickly start making professional-looking ID cards using your Fargo HDP5000 printer.

Choose the system best for you based on your printer configuration:

Complete System

Fargo HDP5000 Retransfer Printer Double-Sided

  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • Clear Retransfer Film-1500 prints (84053)
  • 500 Premium Blank PVC Cards (ACS-8030PPWH-500)
  • Webcam

Cleaning kit (89200)

  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • The Complete System w/Lamination
  • Fargo HDP5000 Printer - Double-Sided with Lamination (single- or dual-sided)
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Standard software (ACIS-S11)
  • YMCKK Ribbon - 500 prints (84052)
  • 1.0 mil Over-laminate - 250 prints (82601)
  • Clear Retransfer Film - 1500 prints (84053)
  • 500 Premium Blank Poly/PVC Composite Cards (ACS-8030COMP-PPWH-500)
  • Cleaning kit (89200)

Lifetime AlphaCare support Lifetime AlphaCare support

Plastic Card ID also carries the Single-Sided Fargo HDP5000 Printer by HID Global.

Still, searching for the perfect ID printer for your card printing operation? Contact one of our ID Card experts at

Supplies for Fargo HDP5000

Part # 84051 Full Color (YMCK) Ribbon with Black, (500 Prints) 

Part # 84052 Full Color (YMCKK) Ribbon (400 Prints)

Part # 84053 HDP Transfer Film (Transfers approx. 1500 images)

Part # 84060 Black Ribbon only (3000 images)

FARGO 84051 The Fargo 84051 ribbon is for use with the HDP5000 series of card printers, and must be used in conjunction with HDP film for HDP5000 printers Print full-color images as well as text and barcodes with the YMCK Full-Color Ribbon from Fargo.

This ribbon fits the HDP5000 series of printers and enables

Fargo 84051 Ribbon YMCK for HDP5000, 500 Images