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HID Fargo DTC1500 Card Printer

The HID Fargo DTC1500 ID Card Printer & Encoder is a top-tier solution for organizations seeking secure, efficient, and cost-effective ID card printing. This versatile printer combines advanced security features with user-friendly operation, making it ideal for medium to large-sized businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies.

One of the standout features of the DTC1500 is its built-in custom watermark capability, which enhances card security by allowing you to print personalized watermarks directly onto the card surface. This unique feature helps prevent counterfeiting and unauthorized duplication. The DTC1500 is designed for high-volume printing, providing exceptional print quality with vibrant colours and sharp details. Its efficient design minimizes waste and reduces overall printing costs, making it a cost-effective choice for any organization. The printer supports both single-sided and dual-sided printing, offering flexibility to meet diverse card issuance needs.

HID Direct To Card 1500 Printer
  • Innovative, built-in security features – Easy-to-implement security features such as resin scramble data protection and custom overlay watermark come standard on every unit.
  • Low-cost, high-capacity consumables – High-capacity, full and half-panel color ribbons significantly lower cost-per-card and reduce total cost of ownership.
  • Highly versatile – Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies in-field equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security.
  • Earth friendly – GreenCircle® Certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons.

Security, lower cost, innovation, and versatility – it all comes standard with the DTC1500.

  • Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print Speed: 16 seconds per card / 225 cards per hour (YMCKO)
  • Included Software: Embedded Swift ID® badging application and FARGO Workbench™ printer maintenance and diagnostic software with Color Assist™ spot-color matching
  • Security: Custom watermark overlay, resin scramble data protection, password-protected printer operation and AES-256 data encryption on the printer over a secure network
  • Card capacity: 100 card input, up to 100 card output

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

GreenCircle® Certified Product:

Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. The sustainable attributes of HID card printers were third-party certified by GreenCircle Certified, LLC. The certification process verifies a significant energy savings for the DTC1500 card printer. The default time for sleep mode has been factory-set to five minutes, and printer design enhancements reduce the power consumption while in standby or sleep mode. Energy savings are calculated based on an assessment to a comparable product currently sold in the marketplace.

Printer Options:

  • Single wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding are only optional on BIS-Certified Units (standard on non-BIS-Certified units) Note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS® , MIFARE®, and contact smart card encoding
  • Ethernet-enabled printer supports wireless accessory
  • Dual-sided printing
  • Single-sided or dual-sided lamination module
  • Smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding module
  • Printer cleaning kit

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