Thales CR100M Document Passport Reader Scanner MRZ MSR MRTDS USB, US

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This scanner reads all MRZ documents including passports and green cards. It’s compact size and simple one-swipe scanning allows for versatile placement and use.

About the CR100M

A compact card reader, the Gemalto (former 3M) MRZ Swipe Reader CR100M offers the ability to read codeline data from passports, Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTDs) with simple hand-swipe operation, requiring minimal training. In addition, the CR100M can scan magstripes on credit cards to securely scan both identity documents and payment tools.

With its small footprint, it can be attached to a cash register, display, it can be integrated into small bank counter or cash desk environments, making it ideal for banking, car rental agencies, hotels, and retail as well as Border Management, Law Enforcement, and Transportation.

Integrates With


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  • USB powered (no power supply), single interface cable (2m or 15cm options at time of purchase)
  • Bi-directional swiping
  • Scan passports, visas, passport cards, and any document containing an MRZ
  • Scan credit cards
  • Desktop mount for stable, non-slip swiping (optional, user installable)
  • Can be attached to an LCD or other device/mounting using 3M Dual Lock fasteners
  • Read success is shown using a red, green, blue LED indicator
  • OEM and integrators options available

Package Details

  • 1 Thales CR100M
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Optional 3-year extended warranty



Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 3.8″ L x 1.3″ W x 1.8″ H
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10.
Resolution N/A
Reading Compatibility MRZ, MSR
Connectivity 2.0 USB
Powered USB/AC Power
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