FARGO C50 ID Card Printer – Low Entry Level

Company: Doculam (Pty) Ltd

Type: Printing Equip

The plug-and-play solution that’s as easy as 1-2-3.
Simple, reliable, and affordable photo ID card personalization

Now you can get the trusted premier quality of HID Global at an all new affordable price. HID Global’s new FARGO® C50 introductory printer is designed to be used out-of-the-box, making it incredibly easy for you to create personalized IDs whenever, wherever you need them, in just a matter of minutes. Featuring a sleek, compact design, the C50 requires virtually no maintenance and fits easily into the smallest of office settings, enabling you to: ?

  • Create high-quality, visually rich ID badges on demand. HID Global’s built-in Swift ID™ badge application enables virtually anyone to create their own credentials in seconds — without having to install any additional software or incurring costs for outsourcing the production of your employee or visitor IDs.
  • Easily maintain your printer without IT assistance. Designed with efficiency in mind, the C50’s all-in-one printer ribbon and card cleaning cartridge can be replaced and reloaded as needed by you, the user in just minutes. Additionally, the intuitive FARGO Workbench™ utility automatically monitors the health of your printer so that you can see at a glance when routine maintenance needs to be performed.
  • Get Genuine HID premier quality without the premier price. HID Global’s latest printer offering is priced so that organizations of any size can produce great-looking ID credentials, regardless of their budget. Backed by the industry’s best warranty and superb customer support, expect nothing but worry-free printing.


  • Side Printing: Single
  • Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print Speed: 24 seconds per card / 150 cards per hour (YMCKO)
  • Card capacity:  50 card input, 30 card output
  • Included Software: Embedded Swift ID® badging application and FARGO® Workbench™ printer maintenance and diagnostic software

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

ENERGY STAR® Certified Product:
Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. As part of its new ENERGY STAR rating, the default time for sleep mode has been lowered from two hours to five minutes, and printer design enhancements reduce the power consumption while in standby or sleep mode.

Printer Options:

  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Rewritable card compatible
  • 100 card color (YMCKO) ribbon (some C50 printers accept 250 count color ribbon)
  • Easy-to-use (EZ) disposable ribbon cartridge or eco-friendly and more economical (ECO) refillable ribbon cartridge (standard black resin and YMCKO)
  • Printer cleaning kit