Fargo C50 ID Printer

Featuring a sleek, compact design, the C50 makes it an easy to fit even in the smallest of office settings. Designed with efficiency in mind, the C50 comes with built-in Swift ID badging software, automatic printer health monitoring via the included FARGO Workbench diagnostic utility and an easy to install, all-in-one printer ribbon and card cleaning cartridge, making your in-house card printing virtually worry-free.
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C50 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
51700 C50, Single-sided Basic Printer Bundle. Bundle includes: C50 single-sided printer with USB Cable, EZ - full-color ribbon cartridge (100 images), 100 UltraCard PVC cards. This part is also known as 051700. Ships Free Today Call for Details
51701 C50, Single-sided Solo Printer Bundle. Bundle includes C50 single-sided printer with USB Cable, AsureID Solo Software, USB digital camera, EZ - full-color ribbon cartridge (100 images), 100 UltraCard PVC cards and 2 Year Asure ID Protect Plan. This part is also known as 051701.
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51702 C50, Single-sided Express Printer Bundle. Bundle includes: C50 single-sided printer with USB Cable, AsureID Express Software, USB digital camera, 2 - EZ - full-color ribbon cartridges (100 images/each), 200 UltraCard PVC cards and 2 Year Asure ID Protect Plan. This part is also known as 051702. Ships Free Today Call for Details
51975 C50, CS50 full color, direct to card, single-sided printer with USB connection and Two Year Printer Warranty. This part is also known as 051975. Ships Free Today Call for Details
Recommended Ribbons
Fargo Ribbon (45106)
White EZ Cartridge with Cleaning Roller, 1000 images per roll. The ribbon is used to print in one monochrome color: White. This ribbon is used to print text and one-color images one or both sides of the card. Compatible with DTC400, DTC1000, DTC4000, C50, DTC1000Me, DTC1250e, and DTC4250e. This part is also known as 045106.
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Fargo Ribbon (45101)
Premium Black (K) EZ Cartridge with Cleaning Roller, 1000 images per roll. The ribbon is used to print in one monochrome color: black. This ribbon is used to print text and one-color images one or both sides of the card. Compatible with DTC400, DTC1000, DTC4000, C50, DTC1000Me, DTC1250e, and DTC4250e. This part is also known as 045101.
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Fargo Universal (45410)
Full Color (YMCKO) EZ Cartridge with Cleaning Roller, 100 images. The ribbon is used to print in a variety of colors: yellow (Y), magenta (M), cyan (C), and black (K). The remaining overlay (O) provides an extra layer of protection for the card. This ribbon is used to print text and full color images on one or both sides of the card. Compatible with C50 printer (051975). This part is also known as 045410.
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Fargo Ribbon (45111)
Black monochrome (KO) EZ Cartridge with Cleaning Roller, 500 images. The ribbon is used to print black text or images on the front of the card. The remaining overlay (O) provides an extra layer of protection for the card. Compatible with DTC400, DTC1000, DTC4000, DTC4500, C50, DTC1000Me, DTC1250e, DTC4250e, and DTC4500e. This part is also known as 045111.
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Fargo Ribbon (45102)
Standard Black (K) EZ Cartridge with Cleaning Roller, 1000 images per roll. The ribbon is used to print in one monochrome color: black. This ribbon is used to print text and one-color images one or both sides of the card. Compatible with DTC400, DTC1000, DTC4000, C50, DTC1000Me, DTC1250e, and DTC4250e. This part is also known as 045102.
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Fargo C50 Details

  • Side Printing: Single
  • Print Method: Dye-sublimation / resin thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print Speed: 24 seconds per card / 150 cards per hour (YMCKO)
  • Card capacity:  50 card input, 30 card output
  • Included Software: Embedded Swift ID® badging application and FARGO® Workbenchâ„¢ printer maintenance and diagnostic software

Accepted Card Sizes:

  • CR-80
  • CR-79 Adhesive Back

ENERGY STAR® Certified Product:

Provides organizations with a high-performance, energy-efficient photo ID printing solution that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. As part of its new ENERGY STAR rating, the default time for sleep mode has been lowered from two hours to five minutes, and printer design enhancements reduce the power consumption while in standby or sleep mode.

Printer Options:

  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Rewritable card compatible
  • 100 card color (YMCKO) ribbon (some C50 printers accept 250 count color ribbon)
  • Easy-to-use (EZ) disposable ribbon cartridge or eco-friendly and more economical (ECO) refillable ribbon cartridge (standard black resin and YMCKO)
  • Printer cleaning kit
The Fargo C50 is also known as the Fargo Electronics C50 .