Fargo DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer - 56306

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The DTC5500LMX provides premium printing and delivers the quickest, most cost-efficient wasteless lamination solution on the market today. The DTC5500LMX is the latest release in the successful line of FARGO® Direct-to-Card (DTC®) printer/encoders, and the first to utilize HID Global’s iON™ technology which powers the fastest and most energy efficient lamination hardware available.

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HID Global’s DTC5500LMX all-in-one printing and lamination solution delivers on the promise of reliable, high-volume production at an ultra-low cost-per-card. This enables cost-conscious organizations to routinely issue secure, durable cards in high volumes without sacrificing quality.

Wasteless Lamination

Utilizing HID Global’s new wasteless PolyGuard™ LMX overlaminates, the DTC5500LMX system is able to provide the highest level of card protection while reducing consumable costs by up to 50%. The new consumable design will drive savings in high-volume printing environments, making it the ideal solution for higher education, large corporations, healthcare facilities and government agencies.

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Encoding Options

ISO magnetic stripe encoder
iCLASS, MIFARE/DESFire, and contact smart card encoder
HID Prox and contact smart card encoder
HID Prox, iCLASS, MIFARE/DESFire, and Contact smart card encoder
JIS II magnetic stripe encoder
iCLASS and MIFARE/DESFire card encoder
HID Prox card encoder
HID Prox, iCLASS, and MIFARE/DESFire card encoder
Contact smart card encoder

ID Card Printer Specification

Sided PrintingDual
Print MethodDirect-to-Card
Colour CapabilityFull Colour / Monochrome
Resolution300 dpi
Print Speed6 seconds per card (K*); 16 seconds per card (YMCKO*); 24 seconds per card (YMCKOK*)
Accepted Card SizesCR-80 (3.375˝ L x 2.125˝ W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W)
Accepted Card ThicknessPrint / lamination: .030˝(30 mil) - .040˝ (40 mil) / .762 mm - 1.02 mm
Data InterfaceUSB 2.0 & Ethernet as standard plus optional WiFi
Input Hopper CapacityDual-input card hopper (200 cards)
Output Hopper CapacityUp to 100 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)
Lamination AvailableYes (Wasteless)
Rewritable CardsNo
UV PrintingYes
Printer Warranty3 Years
Printhead Warranty3 Years

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