ARH document readers for reading and verifying Passports, Visas and ID Cards
OCR Passport Readers | Travel Document Readers | Portable Passport Readers
Passport and ID Cards | Full Page OCR Document Scanners | OCR Readers for Visa

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Combo Smart ePassport reader

Combo Smart is a compact, full page passport scanner in a stylish housing

Combo Smart is a compact, full page passport scanner in a stylish housing, ideal for various governmental and commercial applications.

Optional features like RFID (e-passports), magnetic stripe and smartcard modules are available.

The special reflection-free optical system ensures accurate OCR reading.

Technical specifications of Combo Smart

Available options for Combo Smart
- Colour UV image (L)
- RFID module (R)
- Smart card module (S)
- Magnetic stripe module (M)
Optical Specifications
Image resolution 500 DPI
Image colour depth 24 bits/pixels RGB, 8 bits/pixels (Infra image)
Mechanical Data
Size (without cover) 177 x 175 x 90 mm (6,97” x 6,88” x 3,54”)
Case ABS-PC plastic
Operating temperature +5°C to +45°C (45°F to 113°F)
Operating humidity 0-95% (non-condensing)
Maintenance Maintenance-free: no moving parts
Security slot Kensington® security slot
Other Specifications
Interface USB 2.0
USB2.0 ports for external devices 2x USB 2.0 ports
SAM slots for storing PKI certificates 2x SAM slots
Number of status LEDs 4 programmable (Three are programmable)
Power External power supply included (100-240V AC, 50/60Hz)
RFID Module (type R devices)
All Combo Reader units available with, or without RFID module
Single-step reading RFID chip is detected in every position within the passport
Supported RFID chip types All ISO 14443 A/B
Active/passive authentication Included
BAC/EAC support Included
Smart Card Module (type S devices)
All Combo Smart configurations available with, or without Smart Card module
Standards ISO 7816 & EMV2 2000 Level 1
Supported card types ISO 7816 Class A, AB and C
Magnetic Stripe module (type M)
All Combo Smart configurations are available with, or without Magnetic Stripe module
Supported standards Reads data that meets relevant ANSI/ISO/AAMVA standards
Advanced Document Authentication Module (ADAM)
MRZ checksum validation
MRZ comparing to VIZ (optional)
Printed MRZ comparing to MRZ stored in RFID chip
Printed face photo comparing to photo stored in RFID chip -DG2- (in case of devices with RFID)
Expiry date check
B900 ink check
UV dull paper check for ID1 size document (in case of devices with UV light)
Automatic pattern matching under Normal, UV and IR light (optional)
Software development kit (SDK)
Supported OS Windows 7 (32/64bit)
Windows Vista (32/64bit)
Windows XP (32/64bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32/64bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (32/64bit)
Linux (optional)
Programming languages C/ C++, C#, Visual Basic 6.0, Delphi, VB.NET, Java
MRZ OCR reading Included (ICAO 9303)
VIZ OCR reading Included (zones definable by user, ask for details)
2D Barcode reading PDF 417, Data Matrix, QR Code, Aztec Code
1D Barcode reading UPC-A, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code128. Interleaved 2 of 5.
Image format BMP, JPG, JPG2000, PNG
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice

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