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PENTA Scanner®

Capture ID Data and Know Your Customer

Check ID documents, read magnetic stripe cards, and even scan barcodes all in one device. The PENTA Scanner® is the perfect device for scanning documents such as passports, ID cards, visas, and drivers’ licenses. It is also perfect for reading credit cards, debit cards, and barcodes from employee cards, for example. The optional multicolor touch display is perfect for user guidance or status reports. It can even function as a complete standalone self-service application.

Features

STANDARD FEATURES

Machine-Readable Zone (OCR): ISO/IEC 7501-1, ICAO 9303 and ISO 18013-1

Light Sources: IR and visible light

Security Glass: PERLUCOR® glass

SDK Features: click here to go to
SDK feature overview

OPTIONAL FEATURES

Light Sources: UV-A 

Magnetic Stripe (MSR): 3-track according to ISO standard 7811

Barcode: 1D / 2D barcodes from paper or display (smartwatches, smartphones, tablets) e.g. QR Code or PDF 4717

RFID Module: ePassport reading, according to ISO 14443 (A/B), ISO 7816, ICAO 9303

NFC Ready: ISO 14443 Type A&B including anti-collision and auto-detection

Chip Card Reader: standard ISO 7816

LAN / WLAN Module: for independent usage without stationary PC

Display: 4,3" full-graphic touch display

DATA OUTPUT

Image Formats: JPG, BMP, PNG

Image Scan: resolution 150 up to 500 dpi

DOCUMENTS

Machine-Readable Zone: e.g. passports, ID cards, visas, drivers´ licenses

Magnetic Stripe: e.g. credit cards, and debit cards

Barcode: e.g. boarding passes, QR codes

RFID Module: e.g ePassports

NFC: e.g. membership IDs

Chip Card: e.g. credit cards and debit cards

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

Battery Pack: for up to 10 hours of use

Software

Our PENTA Scanner® is a full-page scanner developed for OCR reading and image capture of ID documents. With its three different light sources (VIS, IR, UV) it is also suited for the integration into an ID document verification or authentication application.

Should you be interested in finding out more about our cooperation with leading software providers in this area, visit our ID Document Authentication webpage:

Technical

DIMENSIONS

Footprint: L 219.9 mm (8.7 inches) × W 150.1 mm (5.9 inches) × H 144.7 mm (5.7 inches)

Scan Window: L 94 mm (3.7 inches) × W 131 mm (5.2 inches)

CONNECTIVITY

Host Interface: USB

LAN / WLAN interface (optional)

OTHER

Vcc: 5V +/- 5%

Icc: max. 2.5 A

Light Sources:   IR and visible light (standard)

                        UV-A (optional)

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CHECK OUT OUR PENTA TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM

With DESKO’s flexible PENTA platform, you can create a PENTA device that meets all your specifications.

It’s easy to do:

  1. Choose from features like barcode or mag. stripe reading, RFID, NFC, multicolor touch display, and more.
  2. Tell us how you want your PENTA scanner. 
  3. And we will build a PENTA Scanner according to your specifications.
 

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If you require specific technical information or tools, please visit our download area.

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The serial number can be found on the backside of the device. It is an eleven-digit number, always starting with 20. Example: 201546 00589

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Contact

DESKO GmbH

Headquarters

Gottlieb-Keim-Str. 56

95448 Bayreuth | Germany

Phone +49 (0) 921 792 790

Fax +49 (0) 921 7927 914

info@desko.com

DESKO Pte. Ltd.

100 Beach Road

#22-10  Shaw Tower

Singapore 189702 | Singapore

Phone +65 639 101 25

Fax +65 629 122 70

info@desko.com

DESKO LC

1800 Pembrook Drive

Suite 300

Orlando FL  32810 | U.S.A. 

Phone +1 262 344 5571

info@desko.com

 

DESKO develops and manufactures hardware solutions for automated data entry and document checks. DESKO has your ideal solution for airlines and airports, banking, retail, hospitality, security and government applications, self-service, and more.