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Clean Printer – Fargo C30

Take the following steps to run a cleaning cycle on your Fargo C30: Go to your printers and faxes folder. Right click on the Fargo C30 and click printing preferences. Click on the Clean Printer tab Read the instructions and … Continue reading

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Disable Sleep Timer – Fargo HDP5000

Take the following steps to disable the sleep timer on your Fargo HDP5000 Go to your printers and faxes folder Right click on the HDP5000 and choose printing preferences Click on the tool box tab Click on the advanced settings … Continue reading

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Enable DCHP – Fargo DTC400

There are two dip switches on the back of the printer. Place dip switch two to the down position to enable DHCP

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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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Ribbon Sensor Calibration Fail – Fargo C30

Try the following if your Fargo C30 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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Mag Encoding Test – Fargo DTC4000

Take the following steps if you are experiencing mag encoding errors with your DTC4000: Ensure that the cards are loaded in the correct orientation Try different cards Clean the roller manually as the card may be slipping during the encoding … 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 DTC4000

Take the following steps if you are experiencing card jamming with your Fargo DTC4000: Run a self test from the printer to eliminate your software, driver, and PC. Run a cleaning cycle Make sure that your cards are within spec … 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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