Category Archives: DTC4500

How to load ribbons into a DTC4500

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Smudges printed on Card – Fargo DTC4500

Is your Fargo DTC4500 printing odd smudges or artifacts in Resin as seen below? Make sure you have the latest driver and firmware You can resolve the issue by taking the following steps: Go to your printers and faxes folder. … Continue reading

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Ribbon Break – Fargo DTC4500

Try the following steps if your Fargo DTC4500 is breaking ribbons: Run a self test from the front panel of the printer to determine if the issue is with the printer or your software/computer Try the following if the ribbon … Continue reading

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Card Jam – Fargo DTC4500

Take the following steps if you are experiencing card jamming with your ¬†Fargo DTC4500 : Run a self test from the printer to eliminate your software, driver, or computer Run a cleaning cycle Make sure that your cards are within … Continue reading

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Clean Laminator Rollers – Fargo DTC4500

Take the following steps to clean the transport rollers in the Fargo DTC4500 laminator: Remove the lamination cartridges from the laminator Press the right button   Scroll down to Tool box and press the right button Scroll down to Clean … Continue reading

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Mag Encoding Test – Fargo DTC4500

Take the following steps if you are experiencing mag encoding errors with your DTC4500: Ensure that the cards are loaded in the correct orientation Try different cards Clean the transport rollers manually as the card may be slipping during the … Continue reading

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Laminator Self Test – Fargo DTC4500

Take the following steps to run a Laminator self test – Fargo DTC4500: Go to your printers and faxes folder, right click on the Fargo DTC4500 and choose printing preferences Click on the Diagnostic tab to Launch the Fargo Work … Continue reading

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Clean Printer – Fargo DTC4500

Take the following steps to run a cleaning cycle on your Fargo DTC4500: Go to your printers and faxes folder. Right click on the Fargo DTC4500 and click printing preferences. Click on the tool box tab Click on the clean … Continue reading

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Omitting overlay over Mag Stripe – Fargo DTC4500

If you wish to omit the overlay on a Magnetic striped card with a Fargo DTC4500, take the following steps: Go to your printers and faxes folder Right click on the Fargo DTC4500 and choose printing preferences Click on the … Continue reading

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Direct Ribbon Calibration – Fargo DTC4500

Take the following steps to calibrate the ribbon sensor from the printer Remove the ribbon and close the door Press the right button   Use the left button to scroll down to Toolbox and then press the right button Use … Continue reading

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