|Warranty:||2 year standard depot warranty|
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|Category:||ID Card Printers and Systems||Manufacturer:||Fargo|
|Type:||ID Card Printers||Applications:||Credit Cards|
|Capabilities:||Double Side Printing||Color Type:||Color|
|Encoding:||Contact Smart Card, Contactless Smart Card, HiD iClass, ISO Magentic Stripe, MIFARE / DESFire||Security:||High|
Manufactured by Fargo, the financial card encoder and printer is an amazing printing solution for the financial institutions. It is specifically designed for the financial institutions to help them deliver better customer experience by instant issuance of secure financial cards. It prints cards with no-embossed text and with a contact or contactless chip inside. The Fargo 89153 is manufactured with the Fargo high definition printing technology, which makes it to produce very fine and crisp prints with vibrant colors.
The Fargo 89153 prints on both sides of the card. It writes data with its magnetic strip encoder and optional contact or contactless encoder. It is equipped with all the essential features that allow the financial institutions to stay compliant with the security regulations of the financial associations. It prints with the high level of security. The output hopper is concealed and there are dual hardware and electronic locks in place to protect the printing material and cards in the input and reject hoppers. Moreover, the printer is also equipped with a slot for Kensington lock which can be attached to the desk. Apart from these security features, it also ensures maximum information security by encrypting the data in AES-128 before passing it on to the internal encoders.
The Fargo 89153 is equipped with a range of convenient features. All the cards, ribbons and HDP film are cartridge based and can be loaded within seconds. Having LCD control panel, its interface is really simple and helpful. All these features make the Fargo 89153 most convenient, practical and affordable solution for the financial institutions.
The Fargo 89153 performs with high level of security. Its input and reject hoppers are protected with the dual hardware and electronic controls. The output hopper is concealed for the safety reason. For maximum data protection, data is first AES-128 encrypted and then passed to the internal encoders.
It is equipped with many convenient features that facilitate the users in operating it effectively. Its card, ribbon and HDP films are cartridge based which takes no time in loading. Its easy interface with LCD control panel makes the operation quite easy.
With 28 lbs weight, the Fargo 89153 measures only 14.75" x 9.25" x 11.50". Its compact dimensions adds to its portability and it can be placed anywhere as per user convenience.
With high-definition printing technology, it produces professional quality prints with very sharp and clear no-embossed. With resolution of 300 dpi, the resulting cards possess unmatched quality.
ID card printers are used for printing and personalizing plastic cards. These plastic cards are used in the form of membership cards, identity cards, employee badges, student ID cards, access badges, driving licenses, banking cards, transportation passes, loyalty programs, visitor badges, voting cards, health cards and others.
There are few manufacturers of ID card printers. These are FARGO, EVOLIS, MAGICARD, Zebra, DatacardGroup and NiSCA. Popular products are the Persona C30e Card Printer Encoder, DTC400e Card Printer Encoder and DTC550 Card Printer Encoder from FARGO; Prima4, Enduro, Rio 2e, Tango 2e and Pronto from Magicard; P330i Single Sided Card Printer, P330m Single Sided Monochrome ID Card Printer from Zebra; SP35, RP90 and SP25 from Datacard; and PR5350 and PR-C101 from NiSCA.
ID card printers are used for printing and personalizing plastic cards. Double sided card printers print on both sides of the card. These plastic cards are used in the form of membership cards, identity cards, employee badges, student ID cards, access badges, driving licenses, banking cards, transportation passes, loyalty programs, visitor badges, voting cards, health cards and others.
Double sided card printers maximize the design of your badges. It allows you to add specific security features and information elements on the back and front of every single card. Double sided card printers can’t be used to just print one side of the card, they always print on both the sides of the card.
There are few manufacturers of ID card printers. These are FARGO, EVOLIS, MAGICARD, Zebra, Datacard and NiSCA. Datacard’s SR300 is one of the popular double sided card printers.
HDP® Retransfer: Dye Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer
300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone
Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel
Print Ribbon Options
• Full-color, YMC*, 750 prints
HDP Film Options:
Clear (1,500 prints)
• 52 seconds per card / 69 cards per hour (YMCKI with transfer)*
Accepted Standard Card Sizes
CR-80 (3.375˝L x 2.125˝W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313˝L x 2.063˝W / 84.1mmL x 52.4mmW)
Over-the-edge on CR-80 cards
Accepted Card Thickness
Print only: .030" (30 mil) to .050" (50 mil) / .762mm to 1.27mm
Accepted Card Types
ABS, Laminated PVC, PET, PETG, proximity, smart and mag stripe cards, optical memory cards
Input Card cartridge Capacity
100 cards (.030˝ / .762mm)
Output Hopper Card Capacity
100 cards (.030˝ / .762mm)
Reject Hopper Card Capacity:
15 cards (.030" / .762mm)
Replaceable cleaning roller (included with each print ribbon)
16 MB RAM
User-friendly, SmartScreen™ LCD Control Panel
Windows® 2000 / XP / Server 2003 / Vista (32 bit)
Single Wire USB 2.0
ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, Tracks 1, 2, and 3
USB 2.0 (high speed) and Ethernet with internal print server
65° to 90° F / 18° to 32° C
Dimensions (W x D x H)
14.75" x 9.25" x 11.50"
28 lbs. / 12.8 kg
Safety: IEC/UL 60950-1 (2001) 1st Edition, CSA C22.2 No 60950-1-03 1st Edition, CB report, CE marking
100-240 VAC, 3.8 A
50 Hz / 60 Hz
Printer - Two Years, Printhead - Lifetime; unlimited pass
Fargo Card Printer/Encoders require highly specialized media to function properly. To maximize printed card quality and durability, printhead life and printer/encoder reliability, use only Fargo materials. Fargo warranties are void, where not prohibited by law, when non-Fargo materials are used.
• Smart card encoding (contact/contactless), EMV Level 1
Fargo Workbench Diagnostic Utility
* Indicates the ribbon type and the number of ribbon panels printed where Y=Yellow, M=Magenta, C=Cyan, K=Resin Black, I=Inhibit
** Print speed indicates an approximate print speed and is measured from the time a card drops into the output hopper to the time the next card drops into the output hopper. Print speeds do not include encoding time or the time needed for the PC to process the image. Process time is dependent on the size of the file, the CPU, amount of RAM and the amount of available resources at the time of the print.
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