Technical Updates



Redesigned FARGO Workbench Simplifies and Enhances Card Printer Support

New Workbench 3 for FARGO® Card Printers has been completely redesigned to provide a superior user experience, resulting in a faster, stronger, more efficient diagnostic utility for facilitating printer maintenance

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Firmware Update for HDP8500 Printer ( rev 1.1.6) and Lamination Module ( rev. 1.1.25)

New Feature: Additional Languages Supported on the Touch Screen Display

New Feature: YMCK Half-Panel Ribbon Support

New Feature: Parallel Processing Support

Resolved Issue: An Open Door Not Being Recognized

Resolved Issue: Check Film/Card #290 Error

Resolved Issue: Resin Scramble Failing with Errors


Persona C30, C30e and DTC 400, DTC 400e, DTC550 printers will be discontinued March 11, 2011. Fargo will continue to support and stock parts for your printer model for 3 more years after that date.  With the discontinuation of your printer, Fargo has released a new line of DTC model printers to replace the old ones.  These new printer models – DTC 1000. DTC 4000 and DTC 4500 – will also have new ribbons. 


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