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Fargo Persona C30e Double-Sided w/Mag Encoder - System

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This system includes the Fargo Persona C30e Double Sided w/Mag Encoder Printer

1 YMCKOK Full Color plus Black Ribbon

100 HiCo Mag PVC cards

cardPresso XXS Card software


Refurbished Fargo Persona C30e Duplex Printer w/ Magnetic Stripe Encoder

The Persona C30e is all about simple, reliable and affordable ID card printing. It’s designed for everyone who wants to make great-looking plastic ID cards — even technology cards — on a budget. For hundreds of applications including company and school IDs, access cards, membership and customer loyalty cards, the
Persona C30e delivers durable plastic ID cards with printing that’s more colorful than ever.

One printer. Multiple choices.

The Persona C30e includes a feature that puts it ahead of every other card printer in its class:
versatility.  The same C30e that prints and encodes your employee photo ID access cards in full color can also print contract worker IDs in black and white, rewritable visitor badges and thin, flexible loyalty cards for mailing to frequent customers.  Or use economical half-panel ribbons to personalize pre-printed cards with a photo and
bar code.  It’s easy to configure the Persona C30e to meet your specific card printing and encoding needs — just choose the right options:

Single- or dual-sided printing:
Printing on both sides of the card gives you more space for company and cardholder information, and
security features such as a duplicate photo and digital signature.
Card technology:
Make your Persona C30e more versatile by adding card encoding capabilities. Optional modules encode data for
contact and contactless smart cards (such as HID iCLASS ® technology), plus proximity and magnetic stripe cards for access control and other applications.
By adding the Ethernet and internal print server option, your Persona C30e can be shared in networked card printing applications.
Cards thick or thin:
The versatility of the Persona C30e also extends to card stocks. It can print on cards as thin as 9 mil and as thick as 40 mil. That includes the new thin ID cards all the way up to clamshell proximity cards and smart cards with embedded electronics.  Thin plastic cards are quickly gaining popularity around the world for health care, mass transit systems, highway tolls, parking, membership and customer loyalty programs. Because the cards are
thin, flexible and lightweight, they’re easy to mail, attach to a patient’s chart or slip into a billfold.  And with the Persona C30e, thin cards are as easy to produce — and as good-looking — as any other plastic ID card.
Print. Erase. Repeat:
Some cards, such as visitor badges or transit passes, are used for hours or days, then thrown out. The Persona C30e helps eliminate the waste of short-lived cards with the remarkable ability to erase and rewrite cards multiple times. It’s all done with special heat-sensitive cards that are printed and erased by a heating element in the C30e printhead — no conventional printing ribbon is involved. Rewritable cards offer exciting new ID applications such as: customer loyalty cards with updated point totals, library cards with current due dates, personalized IDs for
volunteers, student IDs with schedule information and many more. And while rewritable printing is  monochromatic, cards can be preprinted in full color on the reverse side so there’s no compromising appearance quality. Since the printing on rewritable cards is easily changed, they should not be used for secure ID applications.

Hassle is out. Easy is in. 
For printing conventional cards, the Persona C30e’s easy-loading, all-in-one ribbon cartridge saves time and eliminates the mess and expense of torn, wasted ribbons. Simply open the front panel, slide in the ribbon cartridge, close the panel, and you’re done. There’s nothing to feed, nothing to fumble with, nothing to tear. And since the card cleaning roller is integrated into the ribbon cartridge, you automatically change the cleaning roller every time you change the ribbon.  Simply the best value available.  The Persona C30e packs 30 years of printing
technology development and experience into a simple, compact unit. It gives you outstanding performance and reliability at a much higher level than its price would suggest. When your organization needs a reliable, affordable ID card printer, the choice is simple — Persona C30e.


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:
• Full-color with resin black and overlay panel, YMCKO*, 250 prints
• Full-color with two resin black panels and overlay panel, YMCKOK*, 200 prints
• Resin black and overlay panel, KO, 500 prints
• Dye-sublimation black and overlay panel, BO*, 500 prints
• Resin black, green, blue, red, white, 1,000 prints; silver and gold, 500 prints
Print Speed:*
• 7 seconds per card (K)*
• 12 seconds per card (KO)*
• 27 seconds per card (YMCKO)*
• 35 seconds per card (YMCKOK)*
Accepted Standard Card Sizes:
• CR-80 (3.375"L x 2.125"W / 85.6mmL x 54mmW)
• CR-79 Adhesive Back (3.313"L x 2.063"W / 84.1mmL x 52.4mmW)
Print Area:
• CR-80 edge-to-edge (3.36"L x 2.11"W / 85.3mmL x 53.7mmW)
• CR-79 (3.3"L x 2.04"W / 83.8mmL x 51.8mmW)
Accepted Card Thickness:
.009" – .040" / 9 mil – 40 mil / .229mm – 1.016mm
Accepted Card Types:
PVC or polyester cards with polished PVC finish; monochrome resin required for100% polyester cards; optical memory cards with PVC finish
Input Hopper Card Capacity:
100 cards (.030" / .762mm)
Output Hopper Card Capacity:
Up to 30 cards (.030" / .762mm)
Reject Hopper Card Capacity:
15 cards (.030" / .762mm)
Card Cleaning:
Card cleaning roller integrated into ribbon cartridge; cleaning roller is automatically replaced with each ribbon change
Software Drivers:
Windows ® 2000 / XP / Server 2003 / Vista / 7; Linux***
USB 1.1 (USB 2.0 compatible), optional  Ethernet
Operating Temperature:
65° to 80° F / 18° to 27° C
20–80% non-condensing
• Single-Sided: 7.9"H x 13.62"W x 8.14"D / 201mmH x 346mmW x 207mmD
• Dual-Sided: 7.9"H x 18.28"W x 8.14"D / 201mmH x 464mmW x 207mmD
• Single-Sided: 8 lbs. / 3.63 kg
• Dual-Sided: 11.55 lbs. / 5.22 kg
Agency Listings:
• Safety: UL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 (60950-1), and CE
• EMC: FCC Class A, CRC c1374, CE (EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024)
Supply Voltage:
100-240 VAC, 3.3 A
Supply Frequency:
50 Hz / 60 Hz
• Printer – 90 Days parts and labor through AmerID, Inc.
• Printhead – 90 Days parts and labor through AmerID, Inc.

Encoding Options:
• ISO Magnetic Stripe Encoding, dual high- and low-coercivity, Tracks 1, 2, and 3
• Contact Smart Card Docking Station
• Contactless Smart Card Encoder (HID ® iCLASS ® , MIFARE ® and MIFARE DESFire)
• 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
• Prox Card Reader (HID read-only)
•Dual-sided Printing Module
•Magnetic Stripe Encoding Module – Field-upgradeable
•Smart Card Encoding Modules – Field-upgradeable by technician
• Printer cleaning kit
•Ethernet networking with internal print server (replaces USB connection)

* Indicates the ribbon type and the number of ribbon panels printed where Y=Yellow, M=Magenta, C=Cyan, K=Resin Black, O=Overlay.
** Print speed indicates an approximate print speed and is measured from the time a card drops into the output hopper to the time the next card drops into the output hopper. Print speeds do not include encoding time or
the time needed for the PC to process the image. Process time is dependent on the size of the file, the CPU, amount of RAM and the amount of available resources at the time of the print.
*** Linux versions: Ubuntu 7.10, Red Hat Enterprise Desktop 5, Fedora Core 7, Fedora Core 8, openSUSE 10.3, Novell SUSE 10.

This data sheet is for informational purposes only. HID Global makes no warranties, expressed or implied, in this summary. Company and product names and data used in sample output are fictitious. Specifications are subject
to change without notice. Fargo and Asure ID are registered trademarks of HID Global in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks, service marks, and product or service names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective owners. This is not an offer of sale. © 2008, HID Global Corporation. All rights reserved.

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