Fargo C50 Single-Side ID Card Printer (51975)


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Brand: Fargo

Color: white


  • Single-side printer
  • Easy to use, single-side direct-to-card printer
  • Built-in erase and rewrite function for temporary and reusable cards
  • 2 year Manufacturer printer warranty

Details: Fargo C50 Single Sided ID Card Printer Description

The Fargo C50 ID Card Printer (Item#: 51975) is an affordable yet reliable single-sided solution to print professional ID cards and badges on demand.

High-quality printing

The Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer is a direct-to-card printer that offers stunning edge-to-edge credentials in vivid colors or sharp monochrome.


The Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer is very easy to set up so get ready to start printing professional badges within minutes! The printer comes with Built-in Swift ID™ badging application to help you create ID badges in seconds without having to install any additional software. Choose from easy (EZ), all-in-one print ribbon and card cleaner or economical and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons. A card cleaning roller is integrated into the ribbon cartridge for easy maintenance.

Fully compatible with all operating systems

The Fargo C50 comes with drivers for all operating systems, including Windows® 7, Windows® 8 (32 bit & 64 bit), MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8 and Linux.


The Fargo C50 ID card printer features a 2-year warranty on printer and printhead.

Ideal applications:

Employee ID cards
Student ID cards
Loyalty cards
Gift cards
Membership cards
Event badges
Fargo C50 Single Sided ID Card Printer Specifications

Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer

Resolution: 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) continuous tone

Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel

Print Ribbon Options: Options include easy-to-use ribbon with disposable ribbon cartridge (EZ) and more economical and eco-friendly refill ribbon for refill cartridge (ECO).

Both EZ and ECO

Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO, 100 prints
Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO, 250 prints
Resin black (standard and premium), 1000 prints
ECO only

Full-color half-panel with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO, 350 prints
EZ only

Resin green, blue, red and white, 1000 prints
Silver and gold metallic, 500 prints
Rewrite technology - no ribbon is required
Print Speed: 7 seconds per card (K); 12 seconds per card (KO); 24 seconds per card (YMCKO)

Accepted Standard Card Sizes: CR-80 (3.375˝L x 2.125˝W / 85.6 mm L x 54 mm W); CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313˝L x 2.063˝W / 84.1 mm L x 52.4 mm W)

Print Area: CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36˝L x 2.11˝W / 85.3 mm L x 53.7 mm W); CR-79 (3.3˝L x 2.04˝W / 83.8 mm L x 51.8 mm W)

Accepted Card Thickness: .009˝ - .040˝ / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm

Accepted Card Types: PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish; rewrite

Input Hopper Card Capacity: 50 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)

Output Hopper Card Capacity: Up to 30 cards (.030˝ / .762 mm)

Card Cleaning: Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change

Memory: 32 MB RAM

Software Drivers: Windows® XP / Vista™ (32 bit & 64 bit) / Server 2003 & 2008/ Windows® 7 & Windows® 8 (32 & 64 bit), MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/ 10.7/10.8 / Linux

Interface: USB 2.0

Operating Temperature: 65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C

Humidity: 20–80% non-condensing

Dimensions: Single-sided printer: 8.8˝H x 13.7˝W x 7.9˝D / 224 mm H x 348 mm W x 201 mm D

Weight: Single-sided: 7.5 lbs. / 3.4 Kg

Warranty: Printer – two years; printhead – two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™

UPC: 754563519751

EAN: 0754563519751