For government agencies, universities, medium-to-large businesses and healthcare facilities that need direct-to-card printing capabilities to routinely issue high volumes of IDs or personalized cards cost-effectively, the FARGO® DTC5500LMX from HID Global® is an affordable, eco-friendly solution that provides high quality card production and features wasteless lamination for an ultra-low cost-per-card. Designed to meet the needs of budget-conscious organizations, the DTC5500LMX includes standard dual card hoppers and support for high-capacity, full-color ribbon and laminate consumables – keeping costs at a minimum while maximizing productivity. For even greater savings, the DTC5500LMX includes dual-side printing and dual-side lamination. And leveraging HID Global’s innovative wasteless lamination technology, the DTC5500LMX can cut your high-volume lamination materials cost by up to 50%.
The DTC5500LMX also features HID Global’s new iON™ technology, allowing the unit to reach optimal operating temperature in just 45 seconds, expediting the printing process. And utilizing robust metal components, the unit’s durable yet stylish housing ensures continuous production, even in the most demanding printing environments.
Built on 20 years of direct-to-card HID Global expertise, the DTC5500LMX combines cost-saving, feature-rich functionality with proven reliability. Beyond its comprehensive standard feature set, the DTC5500LMX offers the versatility to meet your card application needs today and in the future. For one-step, inline printing and encoding, HID Global offers multiple, field-upgradable encoder options. And because the DTC5500LMX easily integrates with other products within the HID Global ecosystem, you can better leverage your existing Genuine HID® technology investments.
Printer Key Features
- Proprietary "iON Technology means less wait time, delivering your first card up to 80% faster than other printers.
- Encode multiple card technologies inline, at the same time.
- The industry's first laminating card printer to be GreenCirle certified for up to 66% reduced energy consumption.
- Wasteless lamination is designed to precisely fit the card, requiring no carrier and no take-up spool, saving up to 40% on consumables costs.
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