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DTC400 Series Direct To Card Printer/Encoders

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DTC400 Model Specifications

When it comes to printing and encoding plastic ID cards, nothing is easier or more secure than the Fargo DTC400.

There's no easier way to increase your employees' security and decrease your organization's vulnerability to loss than by issuing photo ID cards. Fargo’s next-generation DTC400 Direct-to-Card Printer/Encoder is specifically designed to make issuing IDs and securing your organization go smoothly. It's simple to operate and virtually maintenance-free. Plus, it can scale easily as your needs expand. When you add in Fargo's Print Security Suite, the DTC400 is not only the easiest card identity system in its class, it's also the most secure

Never hassle with ribbons or card cleaning again.
The DTC400’s all-in-one print ribbon/card cleaning system – the SmartLoad™ Ribbon Cartridge – installs in one easy step. A SmartClean™ Roller is integrated into every cartridge, so there’s no need to deal with a separate card cleaning mechanism.

Never again wonder what your printer is trying to tell you.
Unlike other card printers that communicate with confusing, blinking LED lights, the DTC400 communicates via its SmartScreen™ LCD Control Panel. This clear display offers easy-to-understand prompts and commands, so you’ll always know the status of print jobs.

Think your needs might change? Never fear, the DTC400 adapts easily.
Add encoding and/or dual-sided printing modules to your DTC400 as your security system grows. Order the DTC400 that's right for you today; and rest easy, knowing you can add card encoding and dual-sided printing modules to it tomorrow.

Card identity security starts with Print Security Suite from Fargo.
These five powerful, user-friendly software applications help control, monitor, maintain and secure your system. Security between your printer/encoder, software and materials is smoothly integrated.

Compatibility is guaranteed.
The Fargo DTC400 Card Printer/Encoder meets Microsoft® standards for Windows® compatibility.

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DTC400 Model Specifications

DTC400 Series Card Printer/Encoder options are listed in the table below. See the distinguishing features.
Single- and Dual-Sided Card Printer/Encoders

Print Method Photo-quality dye-sublimation/ Resin thermal transfer
Color Capability Up to 16.7 million colors/ Monochrome
Card Capacity 100
Standard Limited Warranty One year
Encoding and Printing Options
Dual-Sided Printing Module Field- or Factory-installed
Print Security Suite Available through Fargo SecureMark Integrators;
Ribbon with Fluorescing Panel for card customization and security
Magnetic Encoder Field- or Factory-installed;
Dual high- and low-coercivity;
Snap-in installation
Encoding Module with Smart Card Encoder(s) Factory-installed;
HID iCLASS™ Contactless;
MIFARE® contactless
Encoding Module with Proximity Reader Field- or Factory-installed;



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