Simple – Begin printing cards in minutes.
Affordable – Get the hardware, software, ribbons and support you need in a single, cost effective package.
Reliable – Experience outstanding performance and unrivaled quality from the leading brand in card issuance.
Unsurpassed Customer Support and Care – From ordering to installation, users receive outstanding and ongoing product support the minute they open the box.
The C50 can go from box to printing cards in minutes, providing you with a new level of printing convenience. Features of the C50 include:
- All-in-one printer ribbon and card cleaning cartridge simplifies the ribbon loading process.
- Built-in Swift ID® badge application allows you to create ID badges in seconds without having to install any additional software.
- Enjoy edge-to-edge printing in full-color or monochrome.
- Intuitive design provides instant, system status updates through color-changing buttons.
- Expert online and phone support.
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). When placing an order for subsequent ribbons, please specify the part number to guarantee ribbon compatibility with your individual printer.
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
- Full-color half-panel with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 350 prints
- Resin green, blue, red and white, 1000 prints
- Silver and gold metallic, 500 prints
Rewrite technology - no ribbon is required
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
Agency Listings: Safety: UL 60950-2, CSA C22.2 (60950-1-07), and CE; EMC: FCC Class A, CE (EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024), CCC, BSMI, KC
Supply Voltage: 100-240Vac, 50-60Hz, 1.6 amps max.
Supply Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Warranty: Printer – two years; printhead – two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard™
Options: Printer cleaning kit; USB; secure proprietary consumables system
Software: Swift ID® embedded badging application, FARGO Workbench™ diagnostic utility
Display: Color changing status buttons
** 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.
***Linux versions: Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 7.0, Fedora 18, Mandriva 2011, Red Hat 6.4, Open Suse 12.3.
**** Limited availability - contact your FARGO dealer for availability.