PKT 4000

Professional Document Reader

This document reader is the ideal solution to read documents quickly and easily. Multiple independent readers provide the user with support for fast data entry. The scanner for reading ID and travel documents, capture images and read 1D or 2D barcodes. The bidirectional magnetic card reader for reading 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, car rental, rental of valuable items, hotel, banking and mobile operators.


  • 3-track magnetic card reader
  • MSR FOID (optional)
  • 1D and 2D barcode reader for printed documents and mobile phones
  • Reads Passports, ePassports, ID cards, visas
  • LED based imaging
  • One USB port for external devices
  • One-step scanning
  • Status indicator LEDs
  • Buzzer for acoustic feedback
PKT 4000 Professional Document Reader
PKT 4000 3-track magnetic card reader
PKT 4000 Reads Passports, ePassports, ID cards, visas

Technical Data

Imaging 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 500,000 read cycles
Radio Interference The device complies with the limit values of the following standards with regard to radio interference:
1. EN 55022
2. 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


Data sheet