Five megapixel optical system
even better image quality due to higher resolution
Reflection removal technology
elimination of security-laminates-caused reflections
Optical variable device (OVD) visualization
Visualizing holograms, Kinegrams, optical variable inks and other optically variable symbols
MRZ checksum verification
Safe and secure confirmation of machine readable zone data integrity
Printed photo - RFID photo comparison (Portrait vs DG2)
Verifying the most often counterfeited part of personal documents
Barcode integrity check
Verifying the authenticity of document’s barcode by its number code and print quality


Fast automatic data extraction and passport verification


Full page data extraction from ICAO and non-ICAO compliant passports More...


Multiple illumination sources, RR and OVD quickly assist in detecting any flaw More...


Streamlining rental contract preparations, quick validation of driver licenses More...


Stopping unauthorized payment transfers or bank fraud with secure ID validation More...


Faster check-in through automatic data entry from most travel documents More...


Fast and efficient ePassport processing for automated border crossing More...


Compact, single-step, full-page scanner with versatile functions



  • Compact, desktop format, full-page document scanning, RFID function
  • High resolution 475 PPI imaging with brilliant image quality in
    visible white, IR, UV illumination
  • Additional 960 PPI resolution passport photo capturing in extended
    high color fidelity (XCF)
  • New option: hardware-assisted reflection removal (RR) and OVD visualization
  • Accurate reading and verifying ICAO and non-ICAO compliant identity documents
  • Complete passport processing (ICAO MRZ, General VIZ, RFID and more)
  • Single step OCR and RFID reading for better security and higher speed



Active scan area 130 mm × 98 mm (5.12" × 3.86")
Glass Plate Tempered glass for robustness and durability
Illumination sources LED visible white, IR (B900), UVA
Image resolution 475 PPI
Photo camera option 960 PPI
Provided images Visible, IR, UV (UVA), OVD image, glare-free image
Image formats BMP, JPG, JPG2000 and PNG
Image color depth 24 bits/pixels [RGB, 8 bits/pixels (IR image)]


Automatic Document Detection (ADD) YES
Reflection Removal (RR) Standard
ICAO MRZ reading ICAO compliant documents per ICAO 9303 specification Part 1, Part 1v2, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 3v2 for Type ID-1, ID-2 and ID-3 MRZ Optical Character Recognition
VIZ reading Available, based on user-defined fields
Barcode reading 1D: UPC-A, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code128 and ITF
2D: PDF 417, Data Matrix, QR Code, Aztec Code
From paper based documents and mobile devices
AAMVA compliant PDF417 and IATA BCBP
Contactless IC (RFID) option Reading and writing contactless ICs according to: ISO 14443 Type A & B, All standardized rates up to 848 Kbps
Contact smart card option ISO 7816 Class A, AB and C, ISO 7816 & EMV2 2000 Level 1


Supported operation systems Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista (32/64 bit, WHQL certifed)
32/64 bit Server 2008 R2 and Server 2003
Linux Debian 6.06, 7, Ubuntu 10.0.4, 12.0.4, CentOS 6.3 and Open Suse 12.1
Software Development Kit (SDK) Complete SDK including DLLs and demo programs
Programming languages C/C++, C#, Visual Basic 6.0, Delphi, VB.NET, Java
General interfaces ARH native, Twain, PC/SC, BioAPI 2.0, AssureID™ and Micros Opera™
RFID functions (where applicable) ICAO Doc. 9303 LDS 1.7, ISO 18013 (Driver License) PKI 1.1, BAC, EAC, EAC2.0, PACE, AA, PA, TA, CA, BAP, EAP, SAC
Advanced Document Authentication Module Data consistency checks: MRZ, Bar codes, RFIDIR B900 and UV dull paper check, Passports' bearer photo vs. RFID DG2
VIZ and non-ICAO document reading (optional)
Security pattern matching (optional)
PC connection USB 2.0 high speed, USB 3.0 supported
Status indicators Three programmable status LEDs (yellow, red, green)
Firmware upgrade Automatic, via USB


Size (width × depth × height) 213 mm × 173 mm × 179 mm (8.39" × 6.81" × 7.08")
Weight 1.9 kg (4.19 lbs) – actual weight may vary depending on configuration
Operating temperature 5 °C – 45 °C (45 °F – 113 °F)
Operating humidity 0-95 % (non-condensing)
Power supply Universal external power supply, 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Case Sturdy ABS-PC plastic
Security Kensington® security slot
Window glass 4 mm (0.16") tempered glass
Compliances FCC, CE, WEEE, RoHS
Maintenance No moving parts, maintenance-free operation
Warranty 12 months warranty, upgradeable
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice. This document does not constitute an offer.


ARH Inc.

Alkotás utca 41,
Budapest 1123, Hungary

Phone: +36 1 201 9650

Fax: +36 1 201 9651


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