Fargo DTC1250e

Create Visually Rich Corporate or Membership IDs

Excellent Quality Made Affordable

Ideal for smaller, cost-conscious organizations, the FARGO DTC1250e ID card printer delivers maximum efficiency in a sleek, user-friendly design. Easy to operate with ultralow maintenance, even novice users can begin issuing secure IDs and cards on day one — virtually right out of the box.

The DTC1250e ID card printer is ideal for printing visually rich, full-color credentials on a budget. Its small footprint also makes it a perfect fit for even the most compact office environments.

  • Fastest printer in its class — Minimize wait time for personalized cards and IDs.
  • High-quality output — Create high-quality, visually rich credentials on demand.
  • Simple plug-and-play — Leverage an intuitive user-focused interface for easy setup, consumables loading and operation.
  • Built-in security — Enjoy peace of mind with AES-256 encryption and resin scramble data protection.
  • Earth-friendly — Support your green initiatives with GreenCircle® Certified energy efficiency and support for eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons and rewritable cards.

Fast, easy-to-use, secure and eco-friendly, the DTC1250e sets the bar for high-quality yet economical ID card printing.

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  • Access ID
  • Student ID
  • Visitor Badge
  • Access Control
  • Transport
  • Gift/Loyalty Card
  • Benefit Card
  • Healthcare Card
  • Insurance Card
    and more…

Get the most out
of your card printer

The DTC1250e printer does more than print ID cards. Maximize the full potential of your card printer and issue all kinds of ID cards with superior printing quality and security features.

Fargo DTC1250e Specifications

Printing Single Sided (Dual-Side Upgrade)
Print Type Dye-Sublimation/Resin Thermal Transfer
Print Area Edge-to-Edge
Resolution 300dpi 
Card Feeding Automatic
Card Size ISO CR80, CR-79 adhesive back
Card Thickness 0.38 – 0.76 mm (15 to 30 mil)
Card Type PVC, PET, Composite PVC
Input Hopper 100 cards
Output Hopper Single Sided: 30 cards / Dual Sided: 100 cards.
Print Speed
K 6 seconds per card
KO 8 seconds per card
YMCKO 16 seconds per card
YMCKOK 24 seconds per card
Supported Platforms Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, Mac OS, Linux
Memory 32MB RAM
Control Panel 1 LED Button
Communications USB, Ethernet (Option)
Supply Voltage 100-240 VAC, 1.6A
Interface USB 2.0 (high speed) and Ethernet with internal print server
Temperature 18~27 C
Humidity 20~80% non-condensing
Dimension (H × W × D) Single-Sided (224mm x 348mm x 201mm) 
Dimension (H × W × D) Dual-Sided (249mm x 475mm x 234mm) 
Kg/Lbs Single-sided: 3.4kg/7.5lbs / Dual-sided: 4.54kg/10lbs

How to clean your card printer

This video demonstrate how to clean FARGO DTC1250e card printer

DTC1250e Drivers & Firmware

For latest device drivers, visit: https://www3.hidglobal.com/drivers


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