Fargo Electronics, Inc. has released a new Apple Macintosh Driver Kit for the Fargo DTC500 Series, making these popular card printer/encoders available to the education, graphic arts, and other market segments which utilize Macintosh computers. Fargo is the world’s leader in innovative technologies for desktop card printer/encoders which create personalized plastic identification cards complete with digital images and text, lamination, and electronically encoded information.
The new drivers will allow either the Fargo DTC510/515 (single-sided) or the DTC520/525 (dual-sided) Card Printer/Encoders to work on any Macintosh running Mac OS 8.6 or higher. Mac OS X is not currently supported. The new driver also offers USB connectivity, using a USB-to-parallel cable, as well as supporting older systems with Nubus or PCI Parallel cards. The new drivers – offered free of charge – can be downloaded directly at [http://www.fargo.com] tech_support/drivers_firmware_results.asp, obtained on CDs as a kit (P/N 085641) from a local Fargo Solution Provider, or ordered directly from Fargo. “By making the Macintosh Driver Kit available, Fargo meets the needs of a wide customer segment which depends on the Mac platform,” said Kathleen Phillips, Vice President of Marketing for Fargo. “The DTC500 Series, introduced 15 months ago, is the most popular card printer/encoder in Fargo’s Professional Series. “The DTC500 Series features a 4-line LCD panel, removable card cleaning cartridge, dual locking 200-card capacity input hoppers, and Fargo’s exclusive RibbonTraq(TM) technology,” said Phillips. “It represents an excellent value, and was designed to meet the needs of end users such as schools, where security, reliability, and ease-of-use are important purchasing factors.”
Fargo Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRGO) is the world’s leader in innovative technologies for desktop plastic card personalization systems. Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Fargo card personalization systems create individualized plastic identification cards complete with digital images and text, lamination, and electronically encoded information. Personalized identification cards provide physical, information and transaction security for a wide variety of applications including retail stores, e-commerce, government installations, schools, sports and recreation facilities, clubs and associations, and correctional facilities. More than 60,000 Fargo systems are currently installed throughout the U.S. and in over 100 other countries. For more information, visit Fargo’s Web site at [http://www.fargo.com].