Category Archives: Won’t Print

Fargo C30 Ejects Blank Card

Check the following if your Fargo C30 is ejecting a blank card: Run a self test from the printer to eliminate the PC or software Update the firmware to the latest on Fargo’s website Ensure that you are using the … Continue reading

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Card Hopper Jam – Fargo DTC5xx Printer

Below is a list of things to check if your Fargo DTC5xx printer is displaying a card hopper jam: 1. Check to see if a card is not stuck 1/2 way into the initial feed roller 2. Check the hopper … 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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Card will not eject – Fargo HDP5000 Single Side

Take the following steps if your HDP5000 Single Sided printer is not ejecting the card after printing: Run a self test from the printer to determine if it is actually the cause of the issue Update your printer firmware and … Continue reading

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Wrong Ribbon Error – Fargo DTC550

Ensure that your ribbon is set correctly in the driver if your DTC550 is displaying a “Wrong Ribbon Installed” Error Go to your printers and faxes folder, right click on the Fargo DTC550, and choose printing preferences. Click on the … Continue reading

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Ribbon Sensor Calibration Fail – Fargo DTC300

Try the following if your Fargo DTC300 is failing the ribbon sensor calibration: Try a different USB port on your computer Try the calibration on a different computer Update your printer driver and firmware to the latest on Fargo’s website … Continue reading

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Ribbon Sensor Calibration Fail – Fargo DTC400

Try the following if your Fargo DTC400 is failing the ribbon sensor calibration: Try a different USB port on your computer Try the calibration on a different computer Update your printer driver and firmware to the latest on Fargo’s website … Continue reading

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Ribbon Breaking – Fargo DTC4000

If your Fargo DTC4000 is breaking ribbons, try the following: 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 break … Continue reading

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No ribbon installed – Fargo DTC550

Take the following steps if your Fargo DTC550 is displaying a “No ribbon installed” error: Turn the printer off for about 5 seconds and then turn it back on Try a different ribbon Make sure the ribbon is installed correctly … Continue reading

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Input Roller Turns Backwards – Fargo DTC550

Fargo DTC550 input roller turning the wrong way is caused by one of the following: 1. Your printer has a mag encoder but the setting was turned off 2. Your printer does not have a mag encoder but the setting … Continue reading

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