Designed for businesses, schools and government agencies, the HID Global FARGO® C50 is an easy-to use and affordable printer that can reliably print full-color employee ID, loyalty, payment or membership cards.
Affordable – Get the hardware, software, ribbons and support you need in a single, cost effective package.
Reliable – Experience outstanding performance and unrivaled quality from the leading brand in card issuance.
Unsurpassed Customer Support and Care – From ordering to installation, users receive outstanding and ongoing product support the minute they open the box.
FARGO® C50 Card Printer
Designed for businesses, schools and government agencies, the HID Global FARGO® C50 is an easy-to-use and affordable printer that can reliably print full-color employee ID, loyalty, payment or membership cards. With a sleek, smart design, the printer requires virtually no maintenance and can easily fit into the smallest offices settings.
The C50 can go from box to printing cards in minutes, providing you with a new level of printing convenience. Features of the C50 include:
All-in-one printer ribbon and card cleaning cartridge simplifies the ribbon loading process.
Built-in Swift ID® badge application allows you to create ID badges in seconds without having to install any additional software.
FARGO Workbench™ printer maintenance and diagnostic software ensures optimal performance at all times.
Enjoy edge-to-edge printing in full-color or monochrome.
Intuitive design provides instant, system status updates through color-changing buttons.
Expert online and phone support.
The FARGO C50 is built with Genuine HID™ technology and is fully interoperable with other products in the HID ecosystem, enabling organizations to leverage their existing technology investments. The C50 printer is compatible with both Asure ID® card personalization software and EasyLobby® Secure Visitor Management software.
Printing Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
Resolution: 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone
Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel
Print Ribbon Option: Options include easy-to-use ribbon with disposable ribbon cartridge (EZ) and more economical and eco-friendly refill ribbon for refill cartridge (ECO). When placing an order for subsequent ribbons, please specify the part number to guarantee ribbon compatibility with your individual printer.
Both EZ and ECO : Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 100 prints / Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 250 prints **** / Resin black (standard and premium), 1000 prints
ECO only: Full-color half-panel with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 350 prints
EZ only: Resin green, blue, red and white, 1000 prints / Silver and gold metallic, 500 prints
Print Speed: 7 seconds per card (K*); 12 seconds per card (KO*); 24 seconds per card (YMCKO*)
Accepted Standard Card Sizes: CR-80 (3.375˝L x 2.125˝W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313˝L x 2.063˝W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)
Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36˝L x 2.11˝W / 85.3 mm L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3˝L x 2.04˝W / 83.8 mm L x 51.8 mm W)
Accepted Card Thickness: .009˝ – .040˝ / 9 mil – 40 mil / .229 mm – 1.016 mm
Accepted Card Types: PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite