Category Archives: HDP5000

New Fargo HDP5000 Firmware Released

If you have a Fargo HDP5000 or HDP5000LC please update your firmware to the latest version (4.1.5) that was released 2/1/2011 You can download the firmware here

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Error 83 – Fargo HDP5000

Error 83 is a generic card jam message We had an HDP5000 in for repair today that displayed this error. After inspecting the printer I found that the brown pinch roller inside the printer had popped out and was deep … Continue reading

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How to check card count – Fargo HDP5000

Take the following steps to check your HDP5000 card count: Press Info Press Next Press next again and the Card Count will be displayed

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How to Check Firmware Version – Fargo HDP5000

It is very important to keep your printer’s firmware up to date. Take the following steps to check which firmware version your HDP5000 printer has: Press the info button Press Next The firmware will be displayed You can download the … Continue reading

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Mag Encoder Upgrade – HDP5000

Take the following steps to install a mag module in a Fargo HDP5000 printer: Unplug the power connector from the printer Remove the film cartridge Locate the mag cover screw and remove it with a Torx 10 screw driver Remove … Continue reading

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Self Test – Fargo HDP5000

Take the following steps to run a self test: Fargo HDP5000 Select Options Select Menu Press Select Select Print to print an alignment card or press next to choose a different self test  

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Error 213 – Fargo HDP5000LC

Fargo HDP5000LC Error 213 is a card jam in the laminator Things to check: Compatible Cards: ABS, Laminated PVC, PET, PETG, proximity, smart and mag stripe cards, optical memory cards Note: ABS and PVC cards are not recommended for use … Continue reading

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Error 232 – Fargo HDP5000LC

Error 232 indicates that the Laminator was unable to find the mark on the material in lam cartridge two. Take the following steps to resolve Error 232 on a Fargo HDP5000: Try a different roll of laminate first Calibrate the … Continue reading

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Lamination Sensor Calibration – Fargo HDP5000

Take the following steps to calibrate the lamination sensor in a Fargo HDP5000: Go to your printers and faxes folder and right click on the HDP5000 printer. Choose printing preferences. Click on the Tool Box tab Click on the Calibrate … Continue reading

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Misaligned printing – Fargo HDP 5000

Is your Fargo HDP5000 is printing a ghosted image as pictured below?     If so, try the following: 1. Run a self test from the front panel of the printer to determine whether the issue is with the printer … Continue reading

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