HID Fargo DTC1500 Card Printer

Item #: FAR-051400
$3,265.10 $2,368.60
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Product Description

The Fargo® DTC1500 is a quality ID card printer from HID®. This direct-to-card printer offers high speeds, innovative security features and is an Earth-friendly solution, making it great for printing drivers' licenses, national ID cards, student ID badges and more.

The printer features a print resolution of 300 dpi and has an internal print server. 


  • Choose between single and dual-sided card printing capabilities
  • Encoder options include Magnetic Stripe and Advanced Encoding capabilities. Choose the Omnikey Cardman 5121 encoder to program iCLASS®, MIFARE® and DESFire® cards. Choose the Omnikey Cardman 5121/5125 to encode proximity cards. 
  • Ethernet connectivity is available for easy networked printing
  • Built-in custom watermark overlay function for counterfeit-proof cards without needing a holographic overlay
  • Speeds of up to 150 full-color, dual-sided cards per hour
  • High-capacity consumables, allowing you to stock up and not worry about running out

The DTC1500 is protected by a three-year manufacturer's warranty. Choose PDC ValueCare or PlusCare Warranty options for increased coverage by the PDC IDenticard technical service team. 

Printer Brand HID Fargo
Mfg Part Numbers051400, 051405. 051401, 051402, 051406, 051403, 051407, 051408
Single or dual-sidedBoth options available
LaminationAvailable under a different product family
Warranty TierTier 2 PDC IDenticard ValueCare or PlusCare, 1-4 Years
Printer MFG warranty 3 Years
Print areaEdge-to-Edge
ConnectivityUSB or USB+Ethernet for options with no encoding
Print methodDirect to Card
Printer Weight11
Dimensions9.8" x 18.7" x 9.2"
Printer Input SizeCR80/credit card size, 2.13" x 3.38" (54 mm x 86 mm)
Printer Speed225 Single-Sided CPH; 150 Dual-Sided CPH
Printer Input Hopper100
Printer Output Hopper100
Card VolumeLow
Magnetic Stripe EncodingYes, Option Available
Smart Card EncodingYes, Option Available
Prox Card EncodingYes, Option Available
Locking Card HopperNo
Single-Side LaminationNo
Dual-Side LaminationNo
Holographic OverlayNo
Oversized CardsNo