Professional Document Reader


This document reader is the ideal solution to read documents quickly and easily. The scanner reads the machine-readable data on passports, ID cards and travel documents. Multiple independent readers provide the user with support for fast data entry. It captures images and reads 1D or 2D barcodes. The bi-directional magnetic card reader is used to read credit cards and customer or service cards.

The PKT 4000 is the ideal solution in all situations in which fast recording of ID documents and credit card documentation is required. Example applications are airline check-in but also car rental, rental of valuable items, hotel, banking and mobile operators.


  • Active scan area: 90 x 123 mm
  • Illumination: red LED 630nm
  • Image format: JPG (others on request)
  • Resolution: 844 x 640 pixel

Bar Codes:

  • 2D: PDF 417, DataMatrix, QR-Codes, Aztec
  • 1D: Code39, Code128, Industrial 2 of 5, EAN 13, interleave 2 of 5
  • Others on request
  • Reading from paper documents or mobile phones

Reading Capability:

  • Auto-detection of 2 or 3 line MRZs according to ICAO 9303

Magnetic Card Reader:

  • Card can be swiped in both directions
  • Reads track 1, 2 and 3 in accordance with ISO 7810, ISO 7811
  • Magnetic head can perform over 1 million read cycles

Radio Interference:

  • The device complies with the limit values of the following standards with regard to radio interference:
  • EN 55022
  • FCC part 15, limit class A

Software Development KIT (SDK):

  • Including libraries and services with demo applications
  • Windows© 7, XP (32/64 bit)

Technical Data:

  • Size: 91 x 191 x 234 mm
  • IP rate: IP54 from top side
  • PC Interface: USB 2.0
  • Additional interfaces: One USB 2.0 downstream ports
  • Power supply: External power supply 5V