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DESKO PENTA Scanner® 4X Cube

Powerful full-page scanner for OEM integration

Even better, even faster, even more efficient - with the brand-new PENTA Scanner 4X Cube, DESKO continues the success story of its established OEM product series. The device combines first-class PENTA functionality with a proven housing design that allows the flexible installation in self-service environments.

The PENTA Scanner 4X Cube impresses with state-of-the-art scanning technology - the device creates images with a resolution of up to 900 dpi. Combined with multiple light sources to reveal hidden security features, the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube takes document authentication to a new level of security. An innovative image sensor provides improved image capture and deeper image sharpness. The USB 3.0 connection transfers data 10x faster. This significantly streamlines workflows. For fast and efficient reading of 1D/2D barcodes, the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube can also be equipped with a barcode module.

The established DESKO OCR technology is of course also standard in the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube. Other optionally available features such ascoaxial light or a LAN interface (via Rest API) complete the device. Thus, you can assemble the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube completely according to your requirements.

DESKO PENTA Scanner® 4X Cube

Brilliant technology in a proven design

The DESKO PENTA Scanner® 4X Cube is the latest member of the worldwide successful Cube product line for OEM integration into kiosks, counters or gates.

The device impresses with its proven housing shape, which is ideally suited for integration into tight self-service environments, such as those found in the travel, hospitality or gaming sectors. Since the housing has not changed in size or shape, the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube can be easily incorporated into existing installations.

The scanner proves to be extremely robust: the scan window is made of tempered glass and the complete device is dust and water protected according to IP54 certification. Its user-friendliness, which is demonstrated on the one hand by the large scanning area and on the other hand by the immediate user feedback, makes it ideally suited for your self-service area. The PENTA Scanner 4X Cube has a buzzer as an acoustic signal as well as a multicolored LED, which provide highly visible feedback on the reading result.

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State-of-the-art technologies for best scanning results

The PENTA Scanner® 4X Cube is the perfect OEM solution for obtaining secure and fast reading results from a wide variety of documents. Equipped as standard with proven OCR technology for optical character recognition, it captures data from the machine-readable (MLZ) and visible zone of IDs, passports and other documents. Want to read barcodes, too? An optional barcode module for reading barcodes on paper, smartphones and tablets completes the functional equipment. Other additionally available features such as UV and coaxial light as well as a LAN interface (via Rest API) make the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube a flexible and future-proof product for versatile applications.


Our PENTA Scanner family includes highly flexible devices that can be configured entirely according to your requirements.
Find about the latest family member - the OEM version PENTA Scanner 4X Cube. Brilliant PENTA Scanner 4X technology in a proven housing design, the perfect choice for integration into your kiosk.

Secure ID control with authentication

Would you like to not only scan the documents, but also check their authenticity? Play it safe and protect yourself effectively and easily against identity fraud! Connect the OEM device with the DESKO software solutions for document verification or with authentication software from other providers. In combination with the UV light integrated as standard, this equipment enables you to make hidden security features visible reliably and in a matter of seconds.

    The advantages for you at a glance

    • Flexible OEM product
    • Easy integration with eGates, kiosks, counters and other self-service solutions
    • Compatible with existing PENTA Scanner Cube integrations
    • Extra-large scan window for user-friendly operation
    • Automated recognition of ID cards, passports, digital vaccination cards, driver's licenses and other identification documents
    • High resolution images up to 900 dpi
    • Optional features such as barcode reader, coaxial light and LAN interface (via Rest API)
    • Water and dust resistant to IP54 standards
    • Tempered glass
    DESKO PENTA Scanner® 4X Cube


    • Standard equipment
      • OCR technology for reading the machine-readable zone (MRZ) for ID documents such as ID cards, passports and driver's licenses
      • Light sources: infrared (IR), visible light (VIS) and UV light
      • Safety glass on scanning surface
    • Optional equipment
      • Coaxial light for checking security features
      • Barcode scanner: for scanning 1D and 2D barcodes from paper and displays (smartwatches, smartphones, tablets), e.g. on boarding passes and tickets
      • RFID module (Radio Frequency Identification): for reading biometric passports
      • SAM module: integrated secure access module
      • China ID Reading Module: integrated RFID module specifically for scanning Chinese IDs
    • Software

      Our PENTA Scanner 4X Cube is a full-page scanner specially designed for installation. Thanks to image capture with visible, infrared, UV and coaxial light, the PENTA Scanner 4X Cube is ideally suited for checking the authenticity of ID documents in combination with authentication software.

      Learn more about DESKO ID Document Authentication here.

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      You can find more information in our data sheet. Download now!

      Product brochure DESKO PENTA Scanner 4X Cube  (pdf, 1.2 MB)

      Datasheet DESKO PENTA Scanner 4X Cube  (pdf, 347.3 kB)


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