HID Fargo HDP8500 Dual-Sided Card Printer with Flattener

Item #: FAR-HDP8500-2XXE-F
The Fargo HDP8500 is an enterprise, top-of-the-line ID card printer from HID® that is ideal for government applications and other...
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Product Description

The Fargo HDP8500 is an enterprise, top-of-the-line ID card printer from HID® that is ideal for government applications and other large-scale badging needs. It is designed to consistently handle large badging operations and to produce professional credentials, time after time.

The printer uses a combination of dye-sublimation and resin thermal transfer printing to create sharp images and crisp text for a professional look. Over-the-edge printing covers the entire face of the card, making white borders a thing of the past. Dual-sided printing comes standard on the Fargo HDP8500, which is capable of creating dual-sided cards in as little as 40 seconds.

A touch-screen display makes the Fargo HDP8500 easy to use, while two 200-card input hoppers allow the HDP8500 to handle large print jobs with ease. The HDP8500 is an upgradable printer as well, with add-on modules available to increase the printer's capabilities. Modules include lamination, network connectivity, smart card encoding and more.

This model of the Fargo HDP8500 features a flattener, which applies heat and pressure to a card after printing to eliminate concerns about bending or warping.

Choose the Magnetic Stripe encoder option to be program cards for use with compatible card readers for making payments, granting access and more.

The Fargo HDP8500 is used in hundreds of government offices around the globe. It is the perfect PVC ID card printer for printing driver's license, citizen ID cards and credentials, EBT cards, government ID credentials and other official credentials.

This model is covered by a three-year manufacturer warranty and is eligible for additional protection through the purchase of a PDC IDenticard ValueCare or PlusCare Warranty and Service Plan.

Printer BrandHID Fargo
Mfg Part Numbers088550, 088501
Single or dual-sidedDual-Sided Printing
Warranty TierTier 5; ValueCare or PlusCare Warranty and Service Plan, 1-4 Years
Printer MFG warranty3 Years
Printhead WarrantyLifetime
Print areaOver the Edge
ConnectivityUSB, Ethernet
Print methodReverse Transfer
Printer Weight61
Dimensions28.2 x 14 x 15.5 inches
Printer Input SizeCR 80, 30-50 mils
Printer SpeedYMCK - 124 cph, YMCKK - 90 cph
Printer Input Hopper400
Printer Output Hopper200
Card VolumeHigh
Magnetic Stripe EncodingYes, Option Available
Smart Card EncodingNo
Prox Card EncodingNo
Locking Card HopperNo
Single-Side LaminationNo
Dual-Side LaminationNo
Holographic OverlayNo
Oversized CardsNo