Fargo ID Badge Printers


With more than 140,000 installations around the world, Fargo is the expert in building card identity systems that help make your organization more productive — whether you issue full-color technology cards or basic monochrome photo IDs. Best of all, the technology is backed by the trusted industry expert in the delivery of secure identity solutions, HID Global.

Not sure of what card printer you need?  Please call us for more information or use this link to identify the best Fargo photo id card printer for your organization.  For pricing or a written quote, please contact us directly instead of using the 'Request a Quote' link within the tool.  This will allow us to respond more quickly to your request.  Find Fargo id card printers below.

Fargo Dealer and Authorized Repair Provider Located in Central Illinois

Horizons ID Systems is based in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. We can offer our Illinois customers on-site equipment consultation, demonstrations, equipment set-up and repair. The convienence of buying online with the personal professional service of a local dealer. We primarily serve the Central Illinois communities of Bloomington, Champaign, Danville, Decatur, Galesburg, Normal, Peoria, Pontiac, Springfield and Urbana in Illinois.



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If you have any questions regarding which printer best meets your needs, please contact us. We want you to be satisfied with an id printer that fulfills your needs, but doesn't cost more than you need to pay. We will never try to upsell a customer just to make a bigger sale.

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37 seconds per card / 97 cards per hour
38 seconds per card / 95 cards per hour
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55 seconds per card / 65 cards per hour
Warranty - Printer
Three years depot warranty
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Two years limited depot warranty (North America and EU only). Elsewhere 1 year limited warranty.
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Three years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™ Cards
Two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™ Cards

FARGO DTC1250e Dual-Sided Base Model ID Card Printer

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Designed for small-to-medium businesses, the Fargo DTC1250e dual sided id card printer, provides maximum efficiency in a sleek, user-friendly design. This printer is virtually maintenance-free and prints full-color, plastic ID and technology cards on a budget.

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FARGO DTC1250e Single-Sided Base Model ID Card Printer

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Designed for small-to-medium businesses, the Fargo DTC1250e provides maximum efficiency in a sleek, user-friendly design. This printer is virtually maintenance-free and prints full-color, plastic ID and technology cards on a budget.

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Fargo DTC4500 Single-Sided ID Card Printer with USB and Ethernet

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Fargo DTC4500 Single-Sided ID Card Printer with USB, Ethernet, and Internal Print Server Empowered by an extremely robust and highly-reliable print engine, this high-volume printer delivers speed, power and versatility rolled into one. High-capacity ribbons enable the Fargo DTC4500 ID Card Printer to print twice as many full-color cards as most printers before the ribbon has to be changed, providing continuous high-quality card printing and encoding.

From $3,199.00

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Fargo DTC4500 Single-Sided ID Card Printer with Same-Side 100-Card Input/Output Hoppers

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Fargo DTC4500 Single-Sided ID Card Printer with Same-Side 100-Card Input/Output Hoppers, USB, Ethernet, and Internal Print Server Empowered by an extremely robust and highly-reliable print engine, this high-volume printer delivers speed, power and versatility rolled into one. High-capacity ribbons enable the Fargo DTC4500 ID Card Printer to print twice as many full-color cards as most printers before the ribbon has to be changed, providing continuous high-quality card printing and encoding.

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Fargo DTC4500 Dual-Sided ID Card Printer with USB and Ethernet

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Fargo DTC4500 Dual-Sided ID Card Printer with USB, Ethernet, and Internal Print Server Empowered by an extremely robust and highly-reliable print engine, this high-volume printer delivers speed, power and versatility rolled into one. High-capacity ribbons enable the Fargo DTC4500 ID Card Printer to print twice as many full-color cards as most printers before the ribbon has to be changed, providing continuous high-quality card printing and encoding.

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Fargo DTC4500 Dual-Sided ID Card Printer with Same-Side 100-Card Input/Output Hoppers

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Fargo DTC4500 Dual-Sided ID Card Printer with Same-Side 100-Card Input/Output Hoppers, USB, Ethernet, and Internal Print Server Empowered by an extremely robust and highly-reliable print engine, this high-volume printer delivers speed, power and versatility rolled into one. High-capacity ribbons enable the Fargo DTC4500 ID Card Printer to print twice as many full-color cards as most printers before the ribbon has to be changed, providing continuous high-quality card printing and encoding.

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FARGO HDP5000 Single Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder

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FARGO HDP5000 Single Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder Get vibrant, High Definition cards from the reliable, affordable FARGO® HDP5000 ID Printer.

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FARGO HDP5000 Dual Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder

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FARGO HDP5000 Dual Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder Redesigned in 2013, get vibrant, High Definition cards from the reliable, affordable FARGO® HDP5000 ID Printer. Now with a 3-Year Warranty.

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FARGO HDP5000 Single Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder with Single Side Lamination

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FARGO HDP5000 Single Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder with Single Side Lamination Redesigned in 2013 and now with a 3-Year warranty Get vibrant, High Definition cards from the reliable, affordable FARGO® HDP5000 ID Printer.

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FARGO HDP5000 Dual Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder with Single Side Lamination

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FARGO HDP5000 Dual Side High Definition ID Card Printer and Encoder Get vibrant, High Definition cards from the reliable, affordable FARGO® HDP5000 ID Printer.

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