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Integrated Biometrics Columbo Desktop Fingerprint Reader

Integrated Biometrics Columbo Desktop Fingerprint Reader

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Integrated Biometrics Columbo is the world's smallest, lightest, and fastest FBI PIV FAP 30 Certified single-fingerprint scanner. Utilizing LES technology, Columbo produces the highest quality fingerprint images in a small and lightweight form factor.

The Columbo is provided with a full featured SDK to enable effective integration into applications requiring Certified quality images. This product meets the needs for both enrollment and verification applications common in international standards based programs. The Columbo is particularly suited to the many mobile applications where minimal size and weight have significant value.

  • Durable: able to withstand the toughest operating environments with minimal maintenance
  • Accurate: provides accurate high-resolution fingerprint scans in virtually any environment: indirect or direct sunlight, a factory, etc. LES fingerprint sensor is not easily confused by foreign matter
  • Efficient: Full Scanning : 130mA; Sleep Mode : <2mA; Stand By <40mA
Integrated Biometrics Columbo Benefits
  • Enables fingerprint capture in standalone applications and in combination with commercial smart phones and tablets
  • Light weight (<70 grams)
  • Single finger scan
  • No membranes to replace
  • Ideal for use with mobile computers or hand-held devices
  • Easy to integrate
  • Requires no cleaning for latent fingerprints
  • Excellent with dry and dirty fingers
  • Durable and shock resistant
  • Live finger detection
  • Operates in direct sunlight
Tech Specs
Scanner Name Integrated Biometrics Columbo
Manufacturer Integrated Biometrics
Resolution 500 PPI
Sensing Area 0.8" x 1.0"
Image Size 400 x 500 pixels
Interface USB 2.0
USB Certification Spec USB-IF USB.ORG
USB Level 4.40V - 5.25V
FCC/CE Conformance FCC Part 15 (per ANSI C62.4:2003) Class A, CSA ICES-003 Class A
CE Emissions: EN 55022:2006 Class A
CE Immunity EN 55024:1998/A1:2001/A2:2003, IEC 61000-4-2
Speed 7 FPS
Product Options TBD
Product Weight <70g
Scanner Assembly Dimensions 46.5mm x 39mm x 27.5mm
Circuit Board 52mm (2.05") x 45mm (1.77")
* Air Discharge / Contact Discharge In compliance with IEC 61000-4-2
* Operating Temperature -10°C ~ +55°C
* Humidity 30~85% RH < 40°C (Non-condensing)
* RoHS Compliant RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC
* IP54 Compatible (film to case only) Yes
API Interface Single-finger Image. Multi-device / Multi-thread support
OS Support Windows7, Linux, Android 4.0
* Surface Durability MIL-C-675c 4.5010, MIL-STD-810F
Surface Resistance Ammonia, IPA, Methanol, Soaps/detergents, Salt Water
* Vibration Test per MIL-STD-810F (Method 514.5), Category 24, Fig. 514.5C-17
FBI Certification PIV 071006 FAP 30 / Certified to Mobile ID Requirements
Warranty 1 year hardware warranty (extended warranty available upon request)
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Subject to stock availability, for UK shipments we use a next day courier service to mainland UK, and a 48-hour service to Ireland. Other destination in Europe are 3-5 days. The daily cut-off for dispatching goods is 11am daily.  Delivery cannot be guaranteed.

We can ship to virtually any address in the world but there are Export License restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to certain international destinations. Battery shipment is also restricted by airline regulations. 

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We aim to accurately reflect the stock position of our warehouse, but we cannot guarantee accuracy due to multiple shipment channels. 

If we experience a stock shortage, then we will aim to give to an estimated date of dispatch, and confirm more formally once the manufacturer shipment has occurred. You mat cancel your order during this process.

Returns Policy

Our 1st inspection policy permits you to return new, unopened and unused items within 7 days of delivery for a full refund. Some items are excluded from this offer as they are consumables (e.g. UareU 4500 readers)

For the first 30 days, DelaneyBiometrics will replace or repair items under warranty at our sole discretion. Thereafter or if the issue requires a manufacturer inspection, goods will need to be returned to the manufacturer for inspection. This typically takes 4 weeks.

In the event of a refund, you should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, please Contact Us with your order number and details about the product you would like to return. We will respond quickly with instructions for how to return items from your order.

Important Notes

DelaneyBiometrics is a B2B wholesaler only, and as such all transactions are excluded from consumer legislation.

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