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ID Card Printers - Fargo DTC 550 Series

Supplier: Unicard

DTC550 Card Printer/Encoders are some of the most reliable and versatile ID card printers available.


With optional networking capabilities, the DTC550 supports secure ID card issuance distributed throughout your organization.

Even in stand-alone card identity systems, the DTC550 offers single- or dual-sided printing with a variety of encoding and lamination options.

The DTC550 handles a wide range of applications, from on-demand photo IDs, to high-volume customer loyalty cards, to sophisticated access cards with embedded electronics.

Easily integrates into your IT infrastructure

  • Comes standard with USB port for connection to PC. Has optional Ethernet port and internal print server.
  • Can be added to your network as easily as any workgroup printer.
  • Provides bi-directional status information, so you can monitor and manage the DTC550 from anywhere on the network.
  • Printer security package includes Card Hopper Lock to help prevent card theft, SmartGuard printer security, and SmartShield™ card security technology

Designed for high productivity and ease of use

  • The DTC550 supports secure, productive ID card printing for high-demand users like large corporations and service bureaus.
  • SecureMark® Technology protects your entire card issuance process, from materials management to printer access.
  • 200-card capacity dual input hopper switches between two different card stocks without stopping to reload.

Famous FARGO print quality and reliability

  • Print edge-to-edge to consistently produce crisp, full color or monochrome cards that set the standard for color and clarity
  • Retractable, track-mounted printhead automatically moves aside for drop-in ribbon loading while protecting the printhead
  • Long lasting monochrome ribbon prints up to 3,000 cards - far more than competitive printers.
  • A rugged, ergonomic housing makes access easy and maintenance minimal
  • A compact version of FARGO's proven, high-performance print engine

Easy to use and upgrade

  • Plug-and-print operation with almost any PC
  • Interactive Installer CD makes printer driver installation a snap
  • Intuitive softkey controls and easy-to-read LCD displays helpful messages such as when to add cards and change ribbon
  • A dedicated "Help" button on the printer's LCD and a multimedia Online User's Guide make it easy to get fast answers whenever you have questions
  • Flash upgradeable firmware allows you to download the latest upgrades quickly and easily

DTC550 Brochure [PDF] >>