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Hamster IV

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€ 80 per unit
[50 items in stock]

SecuGen Hamster IV is an FBI FIPS 201 / PIV compliant optical fingerprint scanner with USB 2.0 connection. The scanner is based on a rugged and advanced optical sensor using patented SEIR fingerprint biometric technology.

SecuGen iD-USB SC/PIV is based on the same fingerprint sensor. It features fingerprint scanner and smart card reader in one device.


  • FBI Certified "PIV Single Finger Capture Device"
  • FIPS 201 compliant solutions can be created with Hamster IV and a MINEX-compliant algorithm.
  • High-quality, rugged, maintenance-free optical fingerprint sensor with ultra-high 1200+ ppi native resolution (500 ppi effective resolution)
  • Auto-On automatically turns on sensor when it detects a finger
  • Hardened fingerprint contact area that's resistant to scratches, impact, corrosion and electrostatic discharge (ESD)
  • Compact and ergonomically designed to work with any finger or thumb
  • Integrated finger guide
  • Removable, weighted stand


Device nameHamster IV fingerprint recognition reader
ManufacturerSecuGen Corporation
Device connectionUSB 2.0
Supported OS
(tested with
Neurotechnology products)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit and 64-bit)
Sensor resolution508 ppi
Image capture area (Platen size)16 x 18 mm (0.6" x 0.7")
Sensor typeOptical
IlluminationRed LED
Fingerprint image size258 x 336 pixels
Device size27 x 40 x 73 mm (1.1" x 1.6" x 2.9")
Device weight100 grams (0.2 lbs)
Operating temperature0°C ~ +40°C
Operating humidity0-90 % (non-condensing)

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SecuGen Hamster IV fingerprint recognition reader, general view
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SecuGen Hamster IV fingerprint recognition reader, removed from stand
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Close-up on sensor
SecuGen Hamster IV fingerprint sensor close-up
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Raw fingerprint image
Raw fingerprint image from SecuGen Hamster IV
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Quantity Price per item
1 - 99 € 80.00
100+ On request

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