Reduce your IT infrastructure with the DESKO all-in-one terminal solution the PENTA Scanner® including a display and an embedded PC. Scan passports and ID cards with only one device. You can also scan magnetic stripe cards such as credit cards, employee cards or chip cards and even barcodes all with this unique all-in-one device.
Our PENTA Scanner® reads all documents and thanks to the integrated PC they can be processed, forwarded, saved or checked, right away and on the spot. The intuitive to use, large, multicolor display, which includes two large LEDs on each side, guides the user step by step through your application and gives immediate and highly visible feedback on the current process, the next step or a check result.
As everything is integrated in one device (document scanner, embedded PC and display), its WLAN connectivity and it only requires power, the PENTA Scanner® gives you the advantage of reading, saving and checking documents almost whenever and wherever you want.
DESKO’s PENTA Scanner® is ideal for visitor and access control, border control, general security checks, and many more.
Machine-Readable Zone (OCR): ISO/IEC 7501-1, ICAO 9303 and ISO 18013-1
Sources: IR and visible light
Security Glass: Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Display: full-graphic display
Embedded PC: full functioning Windows PC
SDK Features: click here to go to
SDK feature overview
Light Sources: UV-A
1D / 2D barcodes from paper or display e.g. QR Code or PDF 4717
Magnetic Stripe (MSR): 3-track according to ISO standard 7811
Module: ePassport reading, according to ISO 14443 (A/B), ISO 7816, ICAO 9303
China ID Reading Module: integrated RFID module specifically designed for reading China National ID Card
NFC Ready: ISO 14443 Type A&B including anti-collision and auto-detection
Chip Card Reader: standard ISO 7816
SAM Module: is an integrated secure access module especially for reading SAM cards
Image Formats: JPG, BMP, PNG
Image Scan: resolution 150 up to 500 dpi
Machine-Readable Zone: e.g. passports, ID cards, visas, drivers´ licenses
Stripe: e.g. frequent traveler cards, credit cards, and debit cards
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
SAM cards according to standard ISO/IEC 7810:2003 i.e. smart cards in mini SIM format
Mount: for flexible field installation
Long Hood: for brilliant ID document scan results
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:
L 254 mm (10.0 inches) × W 152mm (6.0 inches) × H 191.2 mm (7.5 inches)
Scan Window: L 94 mm (3.7 inches) × W 131 mm (5.2 inches)
L 95 mm (3.7 inches) × W 54 mm (2.1 inches)
Resolution: 2 to 7 lines, 25 characters in text mode
480 × 272 pixels in graphic
Host Interface: USB
Light Sources: IR and visible light (standard)
Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-7100U (2,4 GHz, 2 Core)
RAM: 8GB RAM
SSD: 128 GB
2 x USB Host 3.0, 1x HDMI port, 1x mini DP, 1x RJ45
WLAN: 801.11 ac
With DESKO’s flexible PENTA platform, you can create a PENTA device that meets all your specifications.
It’s easy to do:
If you require specific technical information or tools, please visit our download area.
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Multifunctional full-page scanner with embedded PC. Perfect for standalone applications. Reads ID docuemnts, drivers´ licenses and barcodes, all in one device.
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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.