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FARGO DTC 4250e card printer


The FARGO DTC 4250e is a printer designed for medium-sized businesses, seeking a versatile, convenient and professional badge print system. This printer is ideal for its ease of use and reliability in color printing and encoding of technology cards.

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The FARGO DTC 4250e  card printer is highly versatile, ensuring a excellent print quality in a scalable and modular design that allows upgrades and migration to higher levels of security. The optional  iCLASS SE® encoder (part of the iCLASS SE open encoder platform) can be fully integrated into the printer, allowing creation, encoding (read/write) and management of your secure credentials, from start to finish. Thanks to the FARGO DTC 4250e card printer you can design personalized ID badges locally and then program them to work with your current physical access control system (PACS), streamlining your ordering, inventory management and issuance processes.

User-friendly: simple and efficient configuration and all-in-one ribbon and card cleaning cartridge (EZ) loading.

This printer stands out for security and environmental care, being equipped with password protection and efficient energy consumption, eco-friendly ENERGY STAR refill ribbons.

Technical specifications

Print method: color dye-sublimation/resin thermal transfer/rewrite:

Resolution: 300 dpi:(11,8 dots/mm) continuous tone

Colors:  up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel     Print speed**: 6 seconds per card (K*); 8 seconds per card (KO*); 16 seconds per card (YMCKO*); 24 seconds per card (YMCKOK*)

Accepted standard card sizes:

CR-80 (3.375˝L x 2.125˝ W / 85,6 mm lungh. x 54 mm largh.);

CR-79 Adhesive back (3.313˝ L x 2.063˝ W / 84,1 mm lungh. x 52,4 mm largh.)

Print area:

CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36˝L x 2.11˝ W / 85,3 mm lungh. x 53,7 mm largh.);

CR-79 (3.3˝ L x 2.04˝ W / 83,8 mm lungh. x 51,8 mm largh.)

Accepted card thickness: 

Print only: 0.009˝ - 0.040˝ / 9 mil - 40 mil / 0,229 mm - 1,016 mm;

Print/lamination: 0.030˝ - 0.040˝ / 30 mil - 40 mil / 0,762 mm – 1,02 mm

Accepted card types:

PVC or polyester with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for 100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite

Input hopper card capacity: dual-input card hopper (200 cards)

Output card hopper capacity: up to 100 cards (0.030˝ / 0,762 mm)