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Fargo DTC1000Me ID Card Printer 53200

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Single-Sided ID Card Printer, USB
MSRP: $1,599
Price: $1,198

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Fargo DTC1000Me Overview

  • Printing Capability: Single sided
  • Print Technology: Resin Thermal Transfer
  • Print Speed: Basic single-sided cards in 6 seconds & overlay cards in 8
  • Input/output hopper: 100/30
  • Warranty: Global 3 year warranty

With affordable and effective monochrome card printing technology, the Fargo DTC1000Me ID card printer is ideal for small and medium organizations. You can quickly design and print single-sided cards with text and barcodes, ideal for employees, membership IDs, and temporary visitor ID cards. With the optional magnetic strip encoding you can print multifunctional payment cards, retail loyalty program cards, and more.

Affordable Monochrome Printing

With a print time of just six to eight seconds, the Fargo DTC1000ME monochrome printer can easily handle small batch printing. The printer is designed to work with both standard CR-80 PVC cards for employees and long-term visitors or volunteers, and CR-79 adhesive-backed cards for temporary visitors

With this printer, your monochrome printing isn't just limited to black either. Choose from standard and premium black, green, blue, red, white, silver, gold, and silver and gold metallic to customize your ID cards. For added convenience, the ribbons come with a cleaning roller to keep your printer working in top shape.

Compact Size for Any Office

Weighing 7.5 pounds and just under 9 inches tall, the DTC1000Me printer can comfortable fit on any desk or office work station. If your organization is going green, the DTC1000Me is also Energy Star certified and comes with option eco-friendly ribbons.

Printer Options & Upgrades

The Fargo DTC1000Me comes with these printer variations:

  • 53200 - Fargo DTC1000Me Monochrome Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB - No Encoding
  • 53210 - Fargo DTC1000Me Monochrome Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB - ISO Mag Encoding
  • 53220 - Fargo DTC1000Me Monochrome Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB + Ethernet - No Encoding
  • 53230 - Fargo DTC1000Me Monochrome Single-Sided ID Card Printer - USB + Ethernet - ISO Mag Encoding

DTC1000Me Printer Warranty

The Fargo DTC1000Me ID card printer comes with a three year global manufacturer warranty, which covers the printhead(one-time replacement) and a loaner printer.

Technical Specs

Fargo DTC1000Me Monochrome

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Physical Specs
8.8˝H x 13.7˝W x 7.9˝D / 224 mm H x 348 mm W x 201 mm D
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You can talk directly to our dedicated support team on the phone. On top of our complimentary lifetime email support (1-3 day turnaround) and 30-day setup over the phone, TrueSupport coverage plans will include troubleshooting and technical support via phone and hands-on help via remote desktop assistance during your subscription period from the best technical experts in the industry.


As a TrueSupport subscriber, you'll receive a complimentary cleaning kit and remote printer check-up annually through the duration of your subscription. Through these preventative services, potential future obstacles that could interrupt daily business operations can be avoided.


Within your TrueSupport coverage period, our technical support experts are standing by to offer remote phone support. If your ID card printer requires service, we'll provide a loaner machine to keep your business running while we repair your printer.


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