Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV


A product that combines SecuGen’s newest U20 fingerprint sensor with PIV compliant contact smart card reader. Featuring a compact, ergonomic design, the Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV is built with the industry’s most rugged and advanced optical sensor using patented and patent-pending fingerprint technology.

Suitable for any contact smart card application such as physical access control, personal identity verification, and national ID programs where dual factor authentication is needed for higher security without sacrificing convenience



  • PC/SC, ISO 7816, EMV 2000 Level 1, and FIPS 201 compliant contact smart card reader
  • FBI Certified: PIV compliant fingerprint reader Learn more
  • FAP 20 compliant: Larger sensing area than most other devices in the market Learn more
  • IP65 rated: Best in class protection against water and dust Learn more
  • Fake finger rejection: advanced technology to reject spoofed fingerprints
  • Auto-On: Automatic finger detection technology
  • Smart Capture: High quality scanning of dry, wet or scarred fingers



Technical Specifications


Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV

Name (Model) Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV (XU20SCA™)
Dimensions / Weight 80.0 x 100.0 x 45.5 mm / 186 g
Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (fingerprint reader), USB 2.0 Full-Speed (card reader)
Operating Temperature 0° ~ 50°C
Operating Humidity 90% or less RH, noncondensing
Supply Voltage / Max. Current 5 V DC / 250 mA
Warranty One year limited
Certifications FCC, RoHS, FBI PIV, FIPS 201
Supported Operating Systems Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2
Linux, Android 3.1 and above
Fingerprint Reader 
Model / Type SecuGen U20™ optical fingerprint sensor
Fingerprint Image Resolution / Size 500 DPI / 300 x 400 pixels
Fingerprint Platen Size (Effective Sensing Area) 18.2 mm x 22.9 mm (15.24 mm x 20.32 mm)
Fingerprint Capture Speed 0.2 ~ 0.5 second with Smart Capture™
Supported Standards FIPS 201 (PIV-071006), INCITS 378, ISO/IEC 19794-2, ISO/IEC 19794-4, Mobile ID FAP 20
Card Reader 
Model / Type Identiv CLOUD 2100R contact reader
Specifications Standards: ISO/IEC 7816, EMV, and PC/SC
Protocols: T=0 and T=1
Cards: Class A, Class B, Class C
CCID compliant
Interface speed: 12 Mbps
Max clock frequency: 4.8Mhz
Max baud rate: 600Kbps @FI/DI-97
Features Status LED
Supports Remote Wake-up for card insertion/removal
Short circuit protection on smart card section
Certifications FCC Class B, CE, EMV 2008 Level 1, WHQL, UL 60950, USB IF, UL92, GSA, ANZ, RoHS, ICES-003 Issue 4, VCCI
Drivers (card reader) (same as uTrust 2700R): https://support.identiv.com/2700r


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