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

High-end ARH document readers
ARH Inc. - Document readers

PRMc Multireader series
for ePassports, VISA and eID Cards

PRMc: a smart combination of traditional document scanning devices

The new PRMc document scanners are a smart combination of traditional document scanning devices: fast, accurate and reliable machines that effectively help your daily business with performance and stylish look.

You can read every, standard travel documents and ePassports with the new PRMc.

Technical specifications of PRMc

The PRMc series
PRMc 123 One camera, Visible + IR illumination
PRMc 223 Two cameras, Visible + IR illumination
PRMc 233 Two cameras, Visible + IR + UV illumination
Available options for PRMc
RFID module (type R)
Smard Card module (type S)
700PPi photo camera (type P)
Extended document window 130x100mm (type E)
Built-in USB hub
Flip-top cover
Optical specifications
Image sensor 3 Megapixel
Image resolution 400 DPI
Face image resolution 700 DPI (available in type P devices)
Image color depth 24 bits/pixels [RGB, 8bits/pixels (infra image)]
Hardware units
Internal memory Storing factory calibration
Firmware upgrade Automatic
Built in DSP data processing unit
Mechanical Data
Size with cover 213 x 173 x 179 mm (8.39" x 6.81" x 7.08")
Window size 130 mm x 98 mm (5.12" x 3.86")
Case ABS plastic on metal base
Window glass 4mm tempered glass
Operating temperature +5°C to +45 °C (41°F to 113°F)
Operating humidity 0-95% (non-condensing)
Weight 2.2kg - 2.4kg (4.85-5.29lb) depending on the model
No moving parts
Kensington security slot
Other specifications
Compliances CE, FCC, RoHS, IEC62471
Interface USB 2.0
3pcs free USB ports Available in type U devices
Number of status LEDs 3 programmable
Power External power supply included (100-240V AC, 50/60Hz)
RFID module
Single step reading
DUAL RFID antenna
RFID chip is detected in any position
within the passport
Support all ISO14443 A/B chip types
Active/passive authentication
RFID data is read with the
highest possible speed
supported by the chip
Smart card module
Support ISO 7816 and
EMV2 2000 Level 1 standards
Advanced Document Authentication Module (ADAM)
MRZ checksum validation
MRZ vs. VIZ comparing Optional
Printed MRZ comparing to
MRZ stored in RFID chip
Printed face photo comparing
to photo stored in RFID chip -DG2-
Expiry date check
B900 ink check
UV dull paper check (in case of devices with UV light)
Automatic pattern matching
under Normal, UV, IR light
Optional, ask for details
Authentication methods with Photo Camera (type P devices)
Photo substitution check Manual
JURA IPI decoding Optional
GSSC VIPhoto™ decoding Optional
Background printing check Manual
Microprinting check Manual
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, ask for details)
Programing languages C/ C++, C#, Visual Basic 6.0, Delphi, VB.NET, Java
MRZ OCR reading ICAO 9303
VIZ OCR reading Zones defineable by user
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
Extended High Colour Fidelity (XCF) Automatic colour calibration
Outstading delta E value (ref. Q-60R2 Kodak Target)
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice

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