Reduce your IT infrastructure with the DESKO all-in-one standalone PENTA Scanner®. Check passports, ID cards, frequent traveler cards, and boarding passes at security checkpoints, the gate, and at the lounge. The PENTA Scanner® can read, check, and process all information on the spot without a computer. The large multicolor display includes a large LED on each side for immediately visible feedback without having to look directly at the display.
Install the scanner anytime and anywhere you want optional with an embedded PC with (W)LAN connectivity or a battery pack.
Machine-Readable Zone (OCR): ISO/IEC 7501-1, ICAO 9303 and ISO 18013-1
Sources: IR and visible light
Security Glass: PERLUCOR® glass
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 219.9 mm (8.7 inches) × W 143.1 mm (5.6 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 each line
480 × 272 pixel in graphic
Host Interface: USB
Light Sources: IR and visible light (standard)
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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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.