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Lamination Sensor Calibration – Fargo DTC550LC

Take the following steps to calibrate your Fargo DTC550LC Lamination sensor: Go to your printers and faxes folder, right click on your Fargo DTC550 and choose printing preferences Click on the Calibrate tab Click on the Sensor Tab Follow the … Continue reading

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Ribbon Breaking – Fargo DTC550

There are two ways a ribbon can break. It can either be a straight cut or a jagged tear. If the ribbon break is a straight cut: 1. Run a self test from the printer to determine if the issue … Continue reading

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Head Lift Error – Fargo DTC550

A Fargo DTC550  “head lift” error is usually caused by an O ring that has failed. Please contact an Authorized Fargo Repair center to have the O ring replaced.

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Flipper roller turns backwards – Fargo DTC5xx Printer

Fargo DTC510/515/520/525/550 flipper table 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 … Continue reading

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Won’t Feed Cards – Fargo DTC550

If your Fargo DTC550 will not feed cards, take the following steps Check to make sure that the card thickness gauge is set to the correct height Make sure that the card weight is on top of the cards Check … Continue reading

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How to manually clean laminator rollers – Fargo DTC550LC

Fargo’s LC unit has been out for many years and has been very reliable in our opinion. When something works, why change it. Card jamming in the laminator can be caused by dirty rollers. It is recommended that you manually … Continue reading

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How to manually clean Fargo DTC550 rollers

We recommend that you manually clean your DTC550 printer every time you change your ribbon. Keeping your rollers clean will help prevent card jamming issues. We recommend using Fargo 82133 cleaning cards Open the printer cover and remove the ribbon … Continue reading

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How to update your Fargo Printer firmware

Please update your printer driver before updating your printer firmware In order to upgrade your printer firmware you will need the Fargo Workbench Utility Go to Fargo’s website and download Fargo’s Workbench Utility Choose your printer model from the drop … Continue reading

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