The new DTC1500 card printer is a high quality professional printer offering an expanded range of security features at a very affordable price.

The printer uses high-capacity printing tapes and can be expanded with a laminating module, activated by double-sided printing using an RFID chip or embedded encoders.

Benefits: DTC1500

  • high-capacity consumables
  • custom watermark without increasing printing costs
  • possibility of extension with lamination
  • built-in double-sided module
  • coding of contact, contactless and magnetic cards available (optional and extensible)
  • data encryption
  • protection of data printed with resin
  • threshold value for the use of resin tape

Another benefits:

  • 3 year warranty
  • password protection and AES 256 data encryption
  • GreenCircle® certificate

Built on 20 years of proven direct-to-card printing expertise, the HID® FARGO® DTC1500 card printer and encoder offers the convenience and lower cost of high-capacity consumables along with a comprehensive feature set – enabling organizations to routinely issue highly secure cards and IDs at a fraction of the cost without sacrificing quality.

Designed for government ID projects, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, healthcare facilities, and small-to-medium businesses, the DTC1500 boasts of distinctive security features ideal for these organizations.

Innovative, built-in security features – Easy-to-implement security features such as resin scramble data protection and custom overlay watermark come standard on every unit.
Low-cost, high-capacity consumables – High-capacity, full and half-panel color ribbons significantly lower cost-per-card and reduce total cost of ownership.
Highly versatile – Powerful printing in a modular, scalable design that simplifies in-field equipment upgrades and migration to higher levels of security.
Earth friendly – GreenCircle® Certified for efficient energy consumption and eco-friendly (ECO) refill ribbons.
Security, lower cost, innovation, and versatility – it all comes standard with the DTC1500.


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