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Fargo HDP5600 Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer

Fargo HDP5600 Single or Dual Sided ID Card Printer

Vendor: Fargo Item#: 93600 View brochure
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Built on the industry-leading, fifth-generation HDP platform, the HDP5600 provides customers with the highest printing resolution in the marketplace today.

The FARGO HDP5600 features an affordable, high resolution 600 dpi printing option for superior text and image quality. It is ideal for government agencies, universities, corporations and healthcare facilities that need re-transfer printing technology to routinely issue high definition ID cards. A standard 300 dpi model is also available.

The FARGO HDP5600 is also the first printer to be included within HID Global’s new Professional Select Series of printers. This new Professional Select Series joins the existing FARGO portfolio that includes Standard, Professional, Financial and Industrial Series Printers. The Professional Select Series Products will be distributed through certified distributors and system integrators.

Print Method: HDP® Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer

Resolution: Available in 600 dpi (23.6 dots/mm) or 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm)
Colors: Up to 16.7 million / 256 shades per pixel

Print Ribbon Options:

  • Full-color, YMC*, 750 prints
  • Full-color with resin black, YMCK*, 500 prints
  • Full-color with two resin black panels, YMCKK*, 500 prints
  • Full-color with resin black and heat seal panel for difficult-to-print surfaces,
  • YMCKH*, 500 prints
  • Full-color with resin black and inhibit panel for signature or other non-printing areas, YMCKI*, 500 prints
  • Full-color with fluorescing and resin black, YMCFK*, 500 prints
  • Full-color with two resin black and inhibit panels for signature or other non-printing areas, YMCKIKI*, 400 prints
  • Full-color in half panel format with a full resin black panel,
  • Half Panel YMCK*, 1000 prints
  • Full-color in half panel with two full resin black panels for
  • producing cards with full-color front and black-only back,
  • Half Panel YMCKK*, 750 prints
  • Premium Resin Black, K*, 3000 prints
HDP Film Options: Clear (Approximately 1500 prints) / Standard Holographic (500 prints) / Custom Holographic, special order (500 prints) / High Durable HDP Film (Clear) with increased durability for producing longer life cards (Approximately 1000 prints)

Overlaminate Options: Thermal Transfer Overlaminate, .25 mil thick, 500 prints / PolyGuard™ Overlaminate, 1.0 mil and .6 mil thick, 250 prints (PolyGuard available in a CR-80 patch size). All overlaminates available in clear, standard holographic design or custom holographic design

Print Speed Batch Mode:

  • • Up to 24 seconds per card / 150 cards per hour (YMC with transfer)*
  • • Up to 29 seconds per card / 124 cards per hour (YMCK with transfer)*
  • • Up to 40 seconds per card / 90 cards per hour (YMCKK with transfer)*
  • • Up to 35 seconds per card / 102 cards per hour (YMCK with transfer and dual-sided, simultaneous lamination)*
  • • Up to 48 seconds per card / 75 cards per hour (YMCKK with transfer and dual-sided, simultaneous lamination)*
Accepted Standard Card Sizes: CR-80 (3.375”L x 2.125”W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW)

Print Area: Over-the-edge on CR-80 cards

Accepted Card Thickness: 030” (30 mil) to .050” (50 mil) / .762mm to 1.27mm

Accepted Card Types: ABS, PVC, PET, PETG, proximity, smart and mag stripe cards, optical memory cards, polycarbonate. Note: ABS and PVC cards are not recommended for use in the HDP5600 Lamination Module

Input Card Cartridge Capacity: 100 cards (.030” / .762mm)

Output Hopper Card Capacity: 200 cards (.030” / .762mm)

Card Cleaning: Replaceable cleaning roller (included with each print ribbon)

Memory: 64 MB RAM

Display: User-friendly, SmartScreen™ LCD Control Panel

Software Drivers: Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 / Server 2003 R2 / Server 2003 R1
Mac OS X v10.10 / v10.9 / v10.8 / v10.7 / v10.6 and Linux

Encoding Options:
Supported smart card and magnetic stripe technologies: 125kHz (HID Prox) reader; 13.56 MHz (iCLASS® Standard/SE/SR/Seos, MIFARE Classic®,
MIFARE Plus®, MIFARE DESFire® EV1, ISO 14443 A/B, ISO 15693) read/write encoder; contact smart card encoder reads from and writes to all
ISO7816 1/2/3/4 memory and microprocessor smart cards (T=0, T=1) as well as synchronous cards; ISO magnetic stripe encoding, dual high- and
low-coercivity, tracks 1, 2 and 3.

Supported Access Control

Credential Programming iCLASS® Standard/SE/SR/Seos, MIFARE Classic®, MIFARE DESFire® EV1, HID Prox

Interface: USB 2.0 and Ethernet with internal print server

Operating Temperature: 65° to 90° F / 18° to 32° C

Humidity: 20 - 80% non-condensing


  • HDP5600: 11.50”H x 12.25”W x 9.25”D / 292mmH x 313mmW x 235mmD
  • HDP5600 + Dual-Sided Module: 11.50”H x 17.50”W x 9.25”D / 292mmH x 445mmW x 235mmD
  • HDP5600 + Single-Sided Lam Module: 12.75”H x 25”W x 9.25”D / 324mmH x 635mmW x 235mmD
  • HDP5600 + Dual-Sided Module + Dual-Sided Lam Module: 12.75”H x 30”W x 9.25”D / 324mmH x 762mmW x 235mmD
  • Lam Module: 12.75”H x 12.25”W x 9.25”D / 324mmH x 313mmW x 235mmD
  • HDP5600: 16 lbs. / 7.3 kg, HDP5000 + Dual-Sided Module: 22 lbs. / 10 kg
  • HDP5600 + Single-Sided Lam Module: 28 lbs. / 12.7 kg
  • HDP5600 + Dual-Sided Module + Dual-Sided Lam Module: 36 lbs. / 16.4 kg
Certifications: UL, CE, FCC

Supply Voltage: 100-240 VAC, 3.3A max

Supply Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz


  • Printer – Three years including one year of free printer loaner support (U.S. only); optional Extended Warranty Program (U.S. only)
  • Printhead – Lifetime; unlimited pass
FARGO Secure Materials:
FARGO Card Printer/Encoders require highly specialized media to function properly. To maximize printed card quality and durability, printhead life
and printer/encoder reliability, use only HID Secure Materials.
HID warranties are void, where not prohibited by law, when non-HID Secure Materials are used.


  • 600 dpi
  • Dual card input hopper module
  • Card lamination module – single-sided or dual-sided (simultaneous)
  • Magnetic stripe encoding
  • 200-card input hopper
  • Smart card encoding (contact/contactless)
  • Dual-sided printing
  • Physical locks for card hoppers and consumables access
  • Printer cleaning kit
  • Secure proprietary consumables system
  • Custom secure holographic HDP Film and overlaminate
  • Wi-Fi® Module
Software: FARGO Workbench diagnostic utility with Color Assist spot-color matching