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Combining the power of reverse transfer printing with an optional upgrade to a 600 dpi printhead, the Fargo HDP5600 is the newest in high quality ID card printing.

Modular Design to Fit Your Needs

The modular design of the HDP5600 allows you to easily add the upgrades you need to create a custom ID card printer. Options include dual-input hoppers, magnetic stripe encoding, dual-sided printing, and lamination. This makes it easy to grow and adapt the printer if your ID card program needs ever change. The printer comes standard with Ethernet connectivity, ideal for workplace environments where more than one user may need to print cards.

High-Quality Reverse Transfer Printing

One of the hallmarks of the HDP line of printers is the high print quality. The new HDP5600 printer brings you the same clear, detailed reverse transfer printing technology you’ve come to rely on from Fargo, with a new added option for a 600 dpi printhead – so you can print even clearer, crisper cards and colors.

The cards produced by reverse transfer printing are more durable than standard cards because the printing process adds an extra layer of protection – the design is first printed onto a clear film, and then transferred to the card. This also makes the cards more secure and tamper-resistant.

And for printing on uneven card surfaces, such as smart cards with embedded chips, a reverse transfer printer is your recommended option to prevent damage to the printhead.

Printer Options & Upgrades

The Fargo HDP5600 is available with the following upgrades:

  • Dual-sided printing
  • Lamination (either single or dual-sided)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding

Dual-input hoppers

  • Print Method: HDP Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer
  • Resolution: 600 dpi (23.6 dots/mm) or 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm)
  • Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel
  • Print Speed (batch mode):**
    1. up to 24 seconds per card / 150 cards per hour (YMC* with transfer)**
    2. up to 29 seconds per card / 124 cards per hour (YMCK* with transfer)**
    3. up to 40 seconds per card / 90 cards per hour (YMCKK* with transfer)**
    4. up to 35 seconds per card / 102 cards per hour (YMCK* with transfer and dual-sided, simultaneous lamination)**
    5. up to 48 seconds per card / 75 cards per hour (YMCKK* with transfer and dual-sided, simultaneous lamination)**
  • Accepted Standard Card Sizes: CR-80 (3.375 ̋ L x 2.125 ̋ W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W)
  • Accepted Card Thickness: .030 ̋ (30 mil) to .050 ̋ (50 mil) / .762 m m to 1.27 mm
  • Input Card Cartridge Capacity: 100 cards (.030 ̋ / .762 mm)
  • Output Hopper Card Capacity: 200 cards (.030 ̋ / .762 mm)
  • Software Drivers:
    1. Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2008 / Server
    2. 2008 R2 / Server 2003 R2 / Server 2003 R1,
    3. Mac OS X v10.10 / v10.9 / v10.8 / v10.7 / v10.6 and Linux***
  • Print Area: Over-the-edge on CR-80 cards
  • Warranty: Printer – Three years including one year of free printer loaner support (U.S. only);
  • optional Extended Warranty Program (U.S. only)
  • Options:
    1. Dual card input hopper
    2. Card lamination module – single-sided or dual-sided (simultaneous)
    3. Smart card encoding (contact/contactless)
    4. Dual-sided printing
    5. Physical locks for card hoppers and consumables access
    6. Printer cleaning kit
    7. Magnetic stripe encoding
    8. 200-card input hopper
    9. Secure Proprietary Consumables System
    10. Custom Secure Holographic HDP Film and Overlaminate
    11. Wi-Fi® Module
  • Included Software FARGO Workbench Diagnostic Utility with Color Assist spot-color matching
  • Product Discontinued April 2020.

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