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HID FARGO HDP6600 Card Printer & Encoder



Ideal for organizations of any size that need retransfer printing technology to routinely issue secure and durable, high definition IDs or cards at high speeds, the FARGO® HDP6600 from HID Global is a cost-effective, eco-friendly and reliable solution that provides high resolution 600 dpi printing capability for superior text and image quality as well as wasteless lamination for an ultra-low cost-per-card.

Designed to meet the needs of cost- and efficiency-conscious organizations, the HDP6600 produces cards at unprecedented speeds — and leveraging HID Global’s innovative wasteless lamination technology, the HDP6600 can help cut your high-volume lamination materials cost by up to 40%.

The HDP6600 also features HID Global’s patent-pending iON™ technology, allowing the unit to reach optimal operating temperature in under 60 seconds, expediting the retransfer printing and lamination processes. Due to the built-in intelligent temperature control, it has been GreenCircle® Certified as significantly reducing energy consumption over comparable card printing and lamination systems.

Only the HID FARGO HDP6600 offers:

  • Ability to print up to 230 cards per hour (YMCK with transfer)
  • Patent-pending iON™ technology for unparalleled printer readiness and intelligent temperature control
  • Retransfer-based wasteless lamination
  • Simultaneous print and retransfer
  • GreenCircle® certified energy savings

Built on six generations of proven retransfer technology, the HDP6600 offers the versatility to meet your card application needs today and in the future. For one-step, inline printing and encoding, HID Global offers multiple, field-upgradable encoder options.

Fast, innovative, feature-rich and reliable, the HID FARGO HDP6600 sets the new customer demanded standard in retransfer printing.


Print Method

HDP® Dye-Sublimation / Resin Thermal Transfer


600 dpi

Print Speed

Up to 230 cards per hour (YMCK with transfer) / 16 seconds per card

Accepted Standard Card Sizes





Dual-sided printing
Card flattener
Magnetic stripe encoder
Contact Smart Card encoder
Contactless Smart Card encoding modules
200-card input hopper
Printer cleaning kit

Side Printing

Single or Dual


1 year
  • HDP printer ribbons are precision-designed and the coating maximizes the performance of your HAR FARGO HDP printers for secure, durable, and sharp tags and IDs.


  • Optimize printer performance with HID printer cleaning kits and accessories.
  • FARGO Card Printer Cleaning Kits include custom cleaning supplies and detailed instructions to keep your FARGO Card Printer running its best.
  • Accessories such as printhead replacement kits include replacement printheads and complete printhead assemblies.
  • HID's non-technology UltraCard® provides you with medium-durability photo ID cards and loyalty cards for a glossy, photo quality finish. Manufactured to ensure clean, scratch-free cards for high-quality prints and extended print head life.

Because of the threat of fraud, theft and terrorism, the modern counterfeiters are more advanced than ever. The rise of digital printing technology has made ID card tampering so easy.

That is why you need Global HID. Visual Security Solutions® solutions include:

  • Holographic Foil Card
  • Holographic Overlaminates
  • Holographic HDP® Film

Each type allows you to combine a variety of standard and custom image security elements (VSEs) to make tags easy to authenticate, but almost impossible to forge or change.


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