DigitalPersona® 5300 Reader

Digital Persona 5300 reader is designed to satisfy the high-volume requirements of large-scale civil ID and commercial enrollment authentica

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                                                      FIPS 201/PIV, FAP 30 CERTIFIED USB FINGERPRINT READER


Enrollment and authentication for:

  • Voter registration

  • National ID

  • Benefits entitlement

  • Microfinance and healthcare

  • Network and application access


  • FIPS 201/PIV certified 

  • Mobile ID FAP 30 certified

  • 500 dpi images

  • Compact size

  • Counterfeit finger rejection

  • Compatible with DigitalPersona

  • SDKs for Windows®,

  • Linux® and Android®

The HID DigitalPersona® 5300 is a compact optical single fingerprint reader meeting both FIPS 201/PIV and FBI Mobile ID FAP 30 standards. The reader is designed to meet the highvolume requirements of largescale Civil ID and commercial enrollment and authentication applications. Incorporating a durable IP64-rated glass platen that is also highly resistant to chemical and physical damage, the DigitalPersona 5300 is well suited for harsh environments. 

The reader rapidly captures and produces fingerprint images at 500 dpi resolution in ANSI and ISO/IEC standard formats. On-board electronics automatically control calibration and data transfer over the USB interface. The DigitalPersona 5300 can be used with any standards-compatible fingerprint template extractor or matcher, including the DigitalPersona FingerJet™ Biometric Engine. The DigitalPersona 5300 and the FingerJet Biometric Engine provide an unmatched ability to authenticate even the most difficult fingerprints accurately and rapidly


Product Name

  • Dimensions  

    Scan Capture Area

  • Image Mode  

    Pixel Resolution

  • Supply Voltage  

    Supply Current—scanning 

  • Supply Current—idle mode  

    Supply Current—suspend mode

  • Temperature, Operating  

    Humidity, Operating

  • Temperature, Storage  

    Humidity, Storage

  • Scan Data  

    Top Surface

  • Interface  


  • Standards Compliance  


DigitalPersona® 5300 Reader

  • 86mm L x 53mm W x 31mm H (+/-0.5mm)  

    20.32 mm x 25.4 mm

  • Uncompressed Image Mode (raw) WSQ Compressed  

    500 dpi

  • 5.0V ±5%

    < 150 mA (Typical)

  • < 40 mA (Typical)  

    < 0.5 mA (Maximum)

  • -10° - 55° C  

    0% - 90% non-condensing

  • -20° - 55° C  

    0% - 90% non-condensing

  •  8-bit grayscale (256 gray levels)  

    IP64-rated seal between top case and glass surface*

  • USB 2.0 High Speed  

    245 grams

  • FIPS 201 PIV, Mobile ID FAP 30, RoHS, UL, USB, WEEE, FCC, CE  

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Data subject to change without notice. *IP64 rating is for the seal between the top case and the glass imaging window. Devices containing the embedded module must seal the module top case to their chassis or housing to extend the IP64 protection to the device.