Fargo C50 Single Sided ID Card Printer

Fargo C50 Single Sided ID Card Printer

Vendor: fargo
Item#: 51975


What could be easier than a plug-and-play ID card printer that doesn’t need you to install any additional software to get great, professional looking ID cards? That’s why you need the Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer that prints premier quality, personalized ID cards whenever, wherever you need them–straight out of the box.

The Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer is designed with a sleek, compact design to fit into even the smallest office settings and print personalized photo ID cards in minutes. Perfect for:

  • Corporate IDs
  • Transportation
  • Sports & leisure
  • Schools
  • Health clubs
  • Retail & loyalty
  • Casinos
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Libraries
  • Not-for-profit / NGOs

Create professional ID badges on demand

The Fargo C50 Single-Aided ID Card Printer comes with a built-in Swift ID badge application that easy for anyone to create credentials in seconds. No more need to install software or send your ID cards out to a third party to print.

Easy and simple to use and maintain

You won’t need to call IT to maintain the Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer. With maximum efficiency in mind, the Fargo C50 Single-Sided ID Card Printer has an all-in-one ribbon and card cleaning cartridge that can be replaced and reloaded when you need to in just a few minutes.

The integrated Fargo Workbench utility automatically monitors the printer’s health, meaning you can see at a glance when you need to perform routine maintenance.


Print Method

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

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

ECO only

EZ only

Print Speed

Accepted Standard Card Sizes

Print Area

Accepted Card Thickness

.009˝ - .040˝ / 9 mil - 40 mil / .229 mm - 1.016 mm

Accepted Card Types

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



Software Drivers


USB 2.0

Operating Temperature

65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C


20–80% non-condensing


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


Single-sided: 7.5 lbs. / 3.4 Kg


Printer – two years

Printhead – two years, unlimited pass with UltraCard