Safran Morpho Morphoaccess Sigma Extreme Rugged Fingerprint Reader
Zoom image

Safran Morpho Morphoaccess Sigma Extreme Rugged Fingerprint Reader

Not rated yet


Based on the same platform as all Morphoaccess SIGMA fingerprint reader range, the new outdoor MA SIGMA Extreme is specifically designed to operate in harsh and demanding conditions, resisting rain, snow, dust and salt mist. This ruggedised biometric reader is designed for secure access control in challenging and manually labour-intensive environments, such as mines, seaports, airports and industrial sites.

  • £1,039.95
Only 1 left in stock


Rugged and powerful, the Safran Morpho MorphoAccess® SIGMA Extreme is a industry-leading addition to the SIGMA Family of fingerprint readers. Based on the same platform as other SIGMA devices, the outdoor MA SIGMA Extreme is specifically designed to operate in difficult environments (dust, salt mist, tough manual workplaces, etc.) and in harsh weather conditions. With the entire SIGMA Family, integrators have a complete range of biometric terminals at their disposal, compatible with each other, to secure any kind of use case scenario – whether indoors or outdoors – with the World’s most accurate fingerprint technology.


IK09 Certified - The MA SIGMA Extreme, including its large capacitive touchscreen, is resistant to vandalism and can withstand the impact of a 500g (1 lb.) steel ball dropped from a height of 2 meters (6.5 ft.).

IP65 Rated - The product enclosure, front and rear, is sealed and impermeable to dust and water.

TOUGH HOUSING - Polycarbonate (PC) strong plastics • Minimum thickness of 3.5 mm (0.14 in.) • Resistant to UV and weathering (UL 746C f1 rated) • Dirt-repellent grained texture

TEMPERED GLASS - 3.8 mm (0.15 in.) thick

ENHANCED MAN MACHINE INTERFACE - Very bright capacitive touchscreen, equipped with an ambient light sensor that automatically adjusts the display illumination • Powerful loudspeaker suited to noisy environments

FIELD-PROVEN SENSOR - Largest single fingerprint optical sensor on the market (23x23 mm) • FBI PIV IQS certified • Widely deployed in harsh environments, (mines, seaports, etc.)


• Screwed, sealed back panel protects electronics
• Fixed cable glands protect wiring

• Thick wall plate (3.5 to 11.4 mm / 0.14 to 0.45 in.), fixed with 6 peripheral screws (recommended, also compatible with standard electrical boxes)
• Ingenious, symmetrical lift-and-rotate opening mechanism enables easy in place maintenance
• 4 lateral hanging pins + 2 bottom fastening screws
• Withstands a load > 50 kg (110 lb.) vertically and horizontally

Key Features

World Class Fingerprint Technology
- Morpho fingerprint technology is ranked No.1 by NIST for accuracy - Extendable identification capacity 1:5k (default), 1 to 10K, 1 to 50K or 1 to 100K users, with genuine matching¹ - 1 to 100k in less than 1 second (frequent users)
- Accuracy maintained regardless of the number of users

Anti-Fraud Features
- Patented BSI² certified electro-optical Fake Finger Detection technology (Option)
- Face Detection and picture logging
- Duress Finger option. i.e. you can specify a particular finger to indicate that the user is being forced to use their finger to gain access
- Times anti-pass back function³
- Banned/authorised user lists
- Tamper switches

Time and Attendance Functions
- Touchscreen Time Clock, featuring 16 programmable function keys
- Access time slots and holidays scheduling
- Accurate clock in/out records (up to 1 million logs storage capacity)
- Real-time employee notifications
- Job code management

- Built-in camera, speaker and microphone
- Standard IP-based audio/video interface
- Use cases
- Call-in function: e.g.employees can quickly report a problem right from the time clock
- Surveillance: the terminal can be used by the security staff to get pictures remotely from the security post

Embedded Web Server
- After connection (via Ethernet or optional Wi-Fi) to a laptop, tablet or smartphone, it enables the administrator to:
- Trigger on-device enrolment (enrolment on product touchscreen is also available)
- Configure product (full settings)
- Get transaction logs

Flexible Architecture
- Prox C, iClass or MIFARE/DESFire/NFC⁴  contactless card reader as an option
- Various software integration options:
- ILV or Thrift commands at low protocol level
- Morpho Integrators Lit (MIK) at SDK component level
- MorphoManager at application level

Technical Specifications

- CPU: ARM Cortex-A9 core 1GHz
- 5” WVGA colour capacitive touchscreen with ambient light sensor
- Front camera for face picture capture and videophone
- Loudspeaker and microphone
- Audio and video player
- FBI PIV IQS certified fingerprint sensor
- Contactless Reader Options:
   - Prox
   - iClass
   - MIFARE/MIFARE plus/DESFire/NFC *4
- Internal storage:
  - 512MB Flash, 1GB RAM + 8GB microSD Card
  - 5000 user records (2 fingers + 1 duress each), extendable up to 100,000 with licenses
  - 250,000 IDs in authorised user list
  - 1 Million transaction logs
  - 10,000 face picture logs
- Network/Communications
  - Ethernet, RS485, RS422,USB
  - Wi-Fi option
- Inputs/outputs:
    Wiegand In & Out (customisable up to 512 bits), Door Relay, 3 GPI (including Door monitoring), 3 GPO
- Power Supply
  - 12 to 24 V DC (1A min @12V)
  - Power over Ethernet (PoE) – Compatible with PoE+ switches
- Tamper switches
- Operating Conditions:
  - Temperature: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
  - Humidity: 10% to 95% (non condensing)
- Ingress protection: IP65
- Mechanical impact protection: IK09
- HxWxD: 301*142*97 mm (11.85*5.59*3.82 in.)
- Weight: ~1.6kg (~3.5 lb.)
- EMC/Safety standards: CE, CB, FCC
- RoHS, REACh and WEEE compliant


(1) Search carried out against a single database
(2) Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (German Federal Agency for the Security of Information Technologies)
(3) Prevents repeated authorisations by the same user, within a configurable time period
(4) NFC support depends on the model/settings of the smartphone used with the MA SIGMA Extreme device



The Morphoaccess Sigma Extreme rugged Fingerprint Readers are designed for a variety of challenging environments.

Manufacturing Sites Mining Oil and Gas
Power Stations and Power Plants Construction Sites Transport
Airports Seaports Education and Campuses


To contact us on this product please click here: or use our contact us form

    • Weight
      1.6000 kg
    • SKU
  • Manufacturer
    Idemia / Safran / Morpho / Sagem
  • Card/Authentication Options
    Biometric and Password only, HID Prox Card, Multi - MiFare or DESFire Cards, HID iClass Card
Customer reviews
Please sign in to add review
There are no comments yet. Be the first to leave a comment

Watch the product video for the Safran Morphoaccess Sigma Extreme Fingerprint Reader:

Related products
Customers who bought this product also bought