Tech Update - IDentiphoto

Tech Update - IDentiphoto
Tech Update
PRINTER RIBBON UPDATE
For all Fargo C30, C30e, M30,
M30e, DTC400 & DTC400e units
First – Check your Printer Driver Version
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Click your Start Menu in Windows.
Go to your Printers and Faxes folder.
Once you see the printer in question listed, right click on the printer and select "Printing Preferences".
Click the "About" button and your Printer Driver Version will be displayed.
Be sure your Printer Driver Version matches the latest driver available at http://www.fargosupport.com/.
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Updating the Printer Driver
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Unplug your printer from the USB Port located on the printer.
Uninstall your current Fargo Printer Driver, located in Add/Remove programs in Control Panel.
Download the latest driver at http://www.fargosupport.com/.
Run the installer and you will be prompted to connect your printer via USB during installation. Your
computer should detect the printer and install the driver.
If prompted to reboot afterwards, please do so.
Second – Run Workbench Printer Utility
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Run the Fargo Workbench Printer Utility by selecting it from the start menu.
a. Start -> Programs -> Fargo -> Fargo Workbench Printer Utility -> Fargo Workbench.
b. If you do not have the Workbench installed, please download from
www.IDentiphoto.net/software/workbench.exe.
Third - Upgrade Firmware
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Select your printer to upgrade from the Printer Select Menu.
Access the Upgraded Firmware option from the Actions Menu (
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Select the New Firmware File by clicking Browse and selecting the Firmware file from the appropriate folder and
selecting Open.
a. If you do not have the latest firmware downloaded, please download
from www.IDentiphoto.net/software/Firmware_4.3.0.1.frm.
Begin the upgrade by clicking OK.
Depending on model, your printer will begin to flash its lights and/or display Upgrading Firmware on the LCD
Panel.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If step 5 does not work, you will have to manually place the printer in upgrade mode. To
do so, turn off printer and press and hold both buttons located on the printer’s top cover until both lights start to
blink.
DO NOT POWER DOWN PRINTER OR COMPUTER DURING THE UPGRADE.
Why Is It Needed
Current ribbons for C30
and DTC 400 models are
being replaced by ribbons
designed for the newly
released Advanced Generation Fargo Card Printers. The newer model
ribbons are backwards
compatible and this firmware update will allow
you to use them in your
current printer.
EXPLORE
Advanced
Generation
Fargo®
Printers
Use this cross
reference sheet to find
out what your new
ribbon part number is.
1 = If you have specific printer setting(s) such as K panel forced area for barcode, you will need to note the settings so you
can re-apply them after you update the driver. 2 = If your printer is connected via Ethernet you must contact your network
administrator.
1810 Joseph Lloyd Parkway, Willoughby, OH 44094
Tel 440.306.9000
Fax 440.306.9001
Toll Free 800.860.9111
WWW.IDENTIPHOTO.COM
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