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The Fargo C50 ID Card Printer is capable of single-sided card printing using a dye sublimation/resin thermal transfer print method. This allows you to produce 300 dpi resolution images in full color in 24 seconds, resulting in about 150 cards every hour. The C50 also features the ability to print on CR-80 and CR-79 adhesive back cards and can print edge-to-edge with CR-80. Additionally, the printer has an input capacity of 50 cards and an output capacity of 30 cards.
Built-in to the C50 is Swift ID badge application will automatically create ID cards without needing additional software. Also, FARGO Workbench printer maintenance and diagnostic software lets you monitor the status of your machine and make sure it is performing properly. Additionally, it is ENERGY STAR certified and features USB 2.0 connectivity. It comes with a full-color EZ ribbon good for 100 prints, a USB 2.0 cable, and 100 UltraCard Premium PVC cards.
Both EZ (disposable) and ECO (refillable) ribbon cartridges are available
All-in-one ribbon and card cleaning cartridges simplify loading process
Edge-to-edge printing in full color or monochrome
System status updates provided through color changing buttons
Black: 7 sec per card
Black with Overlay: 12 sec per card
Color with Overlay: 24 sec per card
EZ (Disposable) & ECO (Refillable)
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
Full-color half-panel with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO: 350 prints
Resin green, blue, red, and white: 1000 prints
Silver and gold metallic: 500 prints
PVC of polyester with polished PVC finish (monochrome resin required for 100% polyester cards), optical memory card with PVC finish, rewrite
CR-80: 3.375 x 2.125" (85.6 x 54.0 mm)
CR-79 Adhesive Back: 3.313 x 2.063" (84.1 x 52.4 mm)
9-40 mil (0.23-1.02 mm)
Maximum Printable Area
CR-80 Edge-to-Edge: 3.36 x 2.11" (85.3 x 53.7 mm)
CR-79: 3.3 x 2.04" (83.8 x 51.8 mm)