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DTC 1500

Part ID: 51400

The HID® FARGO® DTC1500 card printer designed for government ID projects, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, healthcare facilities, and small-to-medium businesses, the DTC1500 boasts of distinctive security features ideal for these organizations.

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Built on 20 years of proven direct-to-card expertise, the HID® FARGO® DTC1500 card printer and encoder offers the convenience and lower cost of high-capacity consumables along with a comprehensive feature set-enabling organizations to routinely issue highly secure cards and IDs at a fraction of the cost without sacrificing quality.  Designed for government ID projects, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, healthcare facilities, and small-to-medium businesses, the DTC1500 boasts of distinctive security features ideal for these organizations.

  • Innovative, built-in security features - Easy-to-implement security features such as resin scramble data protection and custom overlay watermark come standard on every unity.
  • Low-cost, high-capacity consumables - High-capacity, full and half-panel color ribbons significantly lower cost-per-card and reduce total cost of ownership.
  • Highly versatile - Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies in-field equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security.
  • Earth friendly - Greencircle® Certified to efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons.

Security, lower cost, innovation and versatility - it all comes standard with the DTC1500.

 

  • Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print Speed: 16 seconds per card / 225 cards per hour (YMCKO)
  • Included Software: Embedded Swift ID® badging application and FARGO Workbench™ printer maintenance and diagnostic software with Color Assist™ spot-color matching
  • Security: Custom watermark overlay, resin scramble data protection, password-protected printer operation and AES-256 data encryption on the printer over a secure network
  • Card capacity: 100 card input, up to 100 card output

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

GreenCircle® Certified Product:

Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. The sustainable attributes of HID card printers were third-party certified by GreenCircle Certified, LLC. The certification process verifies a significant energy savings for the DTC1500 card printer. The default time for sleep mode has been factory-set to five minutes, and printer design enhancements reduce the power consumption while in standby or sleep mode. Energy savings are calculated based on an assessment to a comparable product currently sold in the marketplace.

Printer Options:

  • Single wire Ethernet and USB 2.0 interface for inline printing and encoding are only optional on BIS-Certified Units (standard on non-BIS-Certified units) Note: single wire Ethernet encoding is only available for iCLASS® , MIFARE®, and contact smart card encoding
  • Ethernet-enabled printer supports wireless accessory
  • Dual-sided printing
  • Single-sided or dual-sided lamination module
  • Smart card encoding modules (contact/contactless)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding module
  • Printer cleaning kit

Available Consumables

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    YMCKO Full-Color Ribbon
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      YMCKOK Color Ribbon
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        YMCKK Color Ribbon
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          YMCKO Half Panel Color Ribbon
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            YMCKOK Half Panel Color Ribbon
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              YMCKOKO Half Panel Color Ribbon
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                Standard Black (K) Ribbon