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Fargo HDP8500 Double Sided ID Card Printer

The most reliable, high duty performance ID card printer in the industry.

The FARGO HDP8500 Industrial Card Printer/Encoder is the industrial ID printer for extended-run, high throughput credential personalisation and issuance. It's especially suited for the high duty cycle requirements of large government ID card program or banking environments.

Please note printers are not supplied with a ribbon so don’t forget to add one to your cart.

Fargo HDP8500 Double Sided ID Card Printer

The HDP8500 is loaded with features that allow you to produce IDs reliably and continuously, even in the most demanding environments.

  • For High Duty Performance - a 400-card input capacity; graphical touch screen user interface; built-in security features like PIN access and resin ribbon data-erase; and an air filtration system. 
  • With High Definition Printing - HID's fifth generation HDP engine produces prints crisp, over-the-edge images on a wide variety of technology cards and card materials.
  • Dual sided printing as standard and an industry leading 3 year warranty is offered on the printer

Optional Encoding Features:

  • Magnetic stripe encoder - 1, 2 and 3 track.
  • Smart card contact station
  • Combined MIFARE contactless and contact encoder.

Optional Features (please contact us for pricing):

  • Card lamination module dual-sided (simultaneous)
  • Secure Proprietary Consumables System
  • Magnetic stripe encoding
  • Custom Secure Holographic HDP Film and Overlaminate
  • Smart card encoding (contact/contactless)
  • Andon Production Status Light
  • iCLASS Programming Platform Kit
  • ISO Card Flattener
  • Printer cleaning kit
  • Laser Engraving

Maximum Security

Special features of the HDP8500 make it compliant with the security requirements of government ID issuers worldwide. The printing materials and the cards in the input and reject hoppers are all protected by physical locks. Printed cards are delivered into a concealed output hopper, and misprinted or mis-encoded cards are secured in an internal reject bin, to ensure that they are protected from identity theft. 

Why Choose ID Card Centre?

At ID Card Centre, we genuinely care about our customers. Whether you're purchasing for the first time or one of our many long-standing clients. When purchasing with us, our guarantees to you are:

•    All in stock orders when placed before 3pm will be shipped the same day.

•    We guarantee 100% satisfaction or your money back.

•    Price match guarantee on all our products.

Still unsure? Contact us today through our live chat or call us on 01604 422 422.

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Fast, Reliable, UK Next Working Day Delivery - free on web orders over £150!

All orders for stock items, received prior to 3.00pm, will be dispatched the same day. It may still be possible to dispatch orders after this time so if your order is urgent please call us to check.

Best Price Guarantee!

We endeavour to always offer the best possible prices to our customers.  Therefore if you’ve received a cheaper quote elsewhere, for exactly the same product or service, please let us know and if we can't beat it we'll price match it!

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Our extensive product experience, honest advice and technical support along with our price match promise, low cost and fast delivery options and hassle free returns means we're sure you'll be more than satisfied with the service from ID Card Centre!

Flexible, secure payment options

We offer four secure payment options for all web orders.  

  • All Major Credit and Debit Cards including American Express
  • Bank Transfer
  • Invoice
  • PayPal


Delivery Times for UK

 Delivery Times for Europe

Delivery Times for Asia 

Delivery Times for USA and the Rest of the World 

UPS Standard

Next business day Flat rate of £6.50 + VAT per web order, free on orders over £150 

2 - 3 business days from despatch

Not available

Not available

UPS (Express) Saver

Next business day by 12pm

Next business day delivery

2 - 5 business days from despatch

1 - 2 business days from despatch

UPS Express

Next business day by 10.30am

Next business day by 12pm

2 - 4 business days by 12pm

1 - 2 business days by 12pm

UPS (Worldwide)   Express Plus 

Next business day by 9am

Next business day by 9am

2 - 4 business days by 9am

1 - 2 business days by 9am

Shipping amounts for all UPS services other than our Standard Flat Rate shipping are calculated on weight and volume at the checkout.

If you need same day or weekend delivery we may be able to arrange this so please contact us before placing your order.


If you want to find out information about our returns policy then click here.

ID Card Printers
Printer Manufacturer Fargo
Print Technology Dye Sublimation
Single or Double Sided? Double Sided
Printer Features Over Edge Printing,Windows Compatible,Mac OS X Compatible
Encoding Options Magnetic Stripe Encoder,Contact Smart Card Encoder,MIFARE Encoder
Print Volume 3 High (over 10k cards per year)
Printer Type Purchase

Fargo HDP8500 Double Sided ID Card Printer

  • Brand: Fargo
  • Product Code: HDP8500
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  • Availability: In Stock

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