SecuGen U20 and U20WR (Water Resistant) USB Fingerprint Reader Modules
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SecuGen U20 and U20WR (Water Resistant) USB Fingerprint Reader Modules

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The market-leading SecuGen U20 and U20WR USB Fingerprint reader modules are available for a wide variety of applications. These modules are very popular with our application development customers, developing their own hardware and software solutions.

  • £58.95
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The SecuGen U20 and U20WR are highly versatile USB fingerprint sensors using next-generation fingerprint technology including SecuGen’s ruggedised, high image quality fingerprint optic modules. These fingerprint readers work with any application based on SecuGen algorithms provided in SecuGen's software developer kits (SDKs). Third party algorithms may also work with these sensors using SecuGen's image capture tools.

This product is IP65 rated:

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FBI Certified
(FIPS 201/PIV,
Mobile ID FAP 20)
STQC Certified


Technical Specifications

Supply Voltage 4.75 ~ 5.25 V
Communication Interface USB 1.1 Full-Speed, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Fingerprint Capture Time 0.2 ~ 0.5 sec with Smart Capture

Supported Fingerprint Templates

SecuGen Proprietary, INCITS 378-2004, ISO/IEC 19794-2, and third party templates


Optical Specifications

Image Resolution 500 DPI
Image Size 300 x 400 pixels
Platen Size 18.2 mm x 22.9 mm
Effective Sensing Area 15.24 mm x 20.32 mm
Image Gray Scale 256 levels (8-bit)
Light Source / Typical Lifetime LED / 60,000 hours


Physical & Other Specifications

Dimensions 30.0 x 46.6 x 22.2 mm
Operating Temperature - 20° ~ 65°C
Operating Humidity 90% or less RH noncondensing
FAR and FRR Read our Glossary
Other Features Auto-On™, Smart Capture™, Fake Finger Rejection (Windows currently supported; support for Android, Linux coming soon)
Water Resistance

U20-WR (only): Suitable for integration with IP65-rated products

Compliance FCC, CE, KCC, RoHS, NIST FIPS 201, NIST SP 800-76, FBI Certified (PIV Single Finger and Mobile ID FAP 20), STQC


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    • Weight
      0.1000 kg
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  • Fingerprint Reader Type
    Secugen Hamster U20 USB Fingerprint Reader Module, Secugen Hamster U20WR USB Fingerprint Reader Module
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