ID Systems & Supplies
HID Global launches the Fargo HDP5000 card identity system
HID Global has introduced the Fargo HDP5000 card identity system which includes the hardware, software and materials needed to create secure, professional ID cards with superior print quality using retransfer technology. The HDP5000 system joins HID’s suite of Fargo all-in-one systems that also includes the DTC550 and the DTC400 card printing systems.
By Jennifer Brown
At the heart of this new system is the Fargo HDP5000 card
printer/encoder, based on patented High Definition Printing technology.
By printing a reverse image on the underside of HDP Film, then fusing
the film to the card surface, the HDP5000 creates an image that looks
more like a crisp glossy photo than an ordinary ID badge. And because
the printhead never comes into contact with the card surface, the image
quality is never compromised by surface or embedded electronics.
Likewise, the smart chips or antennas are unaffected by the heat of the
•The HDP5000 Card Identity System includes:
• HDP5000 High Definition Printer
• Asure ID ExpressT Photo ID software
• USB digital camera
• Image capture software
• HDP Film
• Full-colour ribbon with cleaning roller
• 500 UltraCard III PVC cards
• USB 2.0 cable
It includes a two-year printer warranty, a lifetime printhead warranty
and one year of free Asure ID software technical support.
The system’s modular design allows users to add components as needed.
An optional encoding module provides up to three different encoding
technologies to add functionality to cards. Additional modules for
dual-sided printing and lamination provide even greater opportunities
to upgrade card durability and security.
The HDP5000 system is designed for a variety of applications that need
the ultimate in security and superior print quality: colleges and
universities, health care facilities, state and federal governments and
The HDP5000 system is available for a retail price of $4995.