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Fargo 44001 ID Card Printer

Fargo DTC300 - Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, full color printing, single-sided, ISO dual mag stripe encoder, LCD display, USB interface, 2MB memory & power cord. Order cables separately. See accessories.
The easy way to print and encode plastic ID cards.

The Fargo DTC300 Card Printer/Encoder is the first desktop personalization printer providing self-cleaning technology with a user-friendly cartridge-fed design. The DTC300 offers a wide variety of card printing and encoding options, and it ships with a card design package to offer a complete plug-and-play experience out of the box. The DTC300 produces full-color cards utilizing Fargo's direct-to-card (DTC) dye-sublimation and resin thermal transfer technology. The DTC300 can print up to 16.7 million colors and can print over 500 cards per hour.

Technical Information

  • Print Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Print Color: Colored
  • Printable Side: Single
  • Input Feeder Capacity: 100
  • Output Hopper Capacity: 30
  • Interfaces: 1 x USB
  • Input Voltage Range: 100 to 240 V AC
  • RAM Memory: 2MB
  • Print Speed: 35 Seconds per Card Color

General Information

Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 7.9" (201mm) x 13.62" (346mm) x 8.14" (207mm)
  • Weight: 3.63 kg (8 lb)

Included Features

  • Included Features: Magnetic Stripe Reader

Agency Approvals

  • Agency Approvals:
    • CE
    • UL 60950-1
    • CSA C22.2 (60950-1)
    • CRC c1374
    • FCC Class A
    • CE (EN 55024)
    • CE (EN 55022 Class A)


  • Package Contents:
    • DTC300 Card Printer
    • Entry-level Photo ID Software

Environmental Conditions

  • Temperature: 65°F (18°C) to 80°F (27°C) Operating
  • Humidity: 20 to 80% Non-condensing

Media Characteristics

  • Card Thickness: 30 Mil


  • Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Year(s) Limited

Full specifications (PDF)

Full specifications (PDF)

Brand Fargo
Model DTC300
Interfaces USB
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The Fargo 44001 is also known as Fargo Electronics FGO-44001 .