Thales CR5400 UV, Infrared Light ID Scanner, CN

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Thales (formerly Gemalto, formerly 3M) CR5400 ID scanner reads and captures dual-sided images on ID and drivers licenses – checks 1D and 2D barcodes, UV watermarks, and infrared holograms. To capture an IDs information, insert the card in any direction. Internal cameras will simultaneously read and authenticate both sides of the ID, parse ID data,…

About the CR5400 ID Scanner

Reliability: Thales (formerly Gemalto) continues its legacy by introducing CR5400 ID Scanner to make your business deals reliable and eliminate any fraud by collecting information quickly, and determine whether the ID is genuine.

Double Sided ID-Card Reader: The duplex way of reading the card ensures fast and efficient scanning that saves time with full accuracy. You don’t have to worry about orientation of the card and just drop it in. Both sides are read, compared, and validated simultaneously. 

Automated Mode: Once you got the readings, the card ejects automatically with a real-time status response with the help of color-coded LED lights.

Suitable for a Variety of Setups: The CR5400 ID scanner is a great option for a variety of industries who require ID authentication / fake ID detection as part of their business workflows.

CR5400 ID Scanner Features

  • Ultraviolet, infrared, and white light scanning of IDs
  • High Processing Speed of less than 4 seconds for each document scan
  • USB powered, lightweight [2.2 lb.], small footprint [ 15.5 cm x 10.8 cm x 10.2 cm]
  • Simultaneously Scans both sides if the ID card or Driving License with high-quality accurate results
  • Automated ejection of the card facilitated by LED Light Response in real-time

Package Details

  • 1 Thales CR5400 ID Scanner
  • L-Shaped USB Cable
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty (Option to add 3-year extended warranty)


How it Works (Video)


Manufactured In China
Weight 2.2 lbs
Dimensions 6.97″ L x 4.25″ W x 4.53″ H
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10.
Resolution Sensor: 10 Megapixels, CMOS, RGB 24 bit color system. Configurable image resolution, up to 630 DPI
Image Capture Yes
ID Authentication Capable
LED Indicator Lights Yes
Reading Capability 1D, 2D Barcode (PDF417), OCR
Connectivity 2.0 USB
Power USB/AC Power
Recommended Software  VeriScan ID Authentication


Can the Thales CR5400 scan passports?

No. The slot to insert an ID into the Thales CR5400 is only large enough for reading standard sized (ICAO compliant), government issued IDs. This includes drivers licenses, state ID cards, and passport cards. For ID scanners capable of scanning passports, visit our passport scanner selection


Does the Thales CR5400 work offline?

The Thales CR5400 does not require internet access to scan IDs. However, the particular software you are using may require online connectivity. Both VeriScan ID Scanning & Visitor Management software, and ParseLink Data Automation software work offline. 

If you are using software other than VeriScan or ParseLink, you will need to consult your software vendor to determine offline functionality.


What kind of computer do I need to use the Thales CR5400?

Any computer capable of running Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10.

If you are looking to perform ID authentication with the Thales CR5400, you will need a computer powerful enough to run authentication software. Check our quick search guide to see if your computer is capable of performing ID authentication


Does the Thales CR5400 work with Mac OS?

No. The Thales CR5400 is only compatible with Windows OS.


Do I need software for the Thales CR5400 to work?

Yes. We are providers of VeriScan and ParseLink solutions which are compatible with the Thales CR5400. The scanner is also compatible with other software, not provided by IDScan.net. Contact your software provider to confirm compatibility and functionality.


How is the Thales CR5400 powered?

The Thales CR5400 is powered via a USB cord that plugs into the computer.


How long does the ID authentication process take with the Thales CR5400?

Authentication speed is dependent on the processing power of the computer. Optimal computers paired with the Thales CR5400 can authenticate an ID in roughly 10.8 seconds.


How do I clean the Thales CR5400?

The Thales CR5400 can be cleaned via the white cleaning card, which is included in the package that the scanner is shipped in.


What is the difference between the Thales CR5400 and the CR5400i?

The CR5400i or “Intellegent” version includes a RFID capable base on which a the CR5400 is mounted to give the device the ability to connect to networks via either Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable.


Does the Thales CR5400 scan all US IDs?

Yes. When paired with either our VeriScan or ParseLink solutions, the scanner is capable of reading all government issued US IDs.

Driver & Setup

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