The 3M™ QS1000 Quick Scan Reader inspects and images Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTDs) in a variety of market segments.
Applications that are focused on data capture opportunities in hotels, casinos, liquor stores, bars, rental car companies and the transportation markets.

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Unit Size: length 19.0cm width 16.2cm Height 15.7cm

Key Features & Functionality:

  • Multiple document reading and imaging in 24-bit color
  • 400 DPI high resolution imaging
  • Optical document analysis in border management commercial markets
  • Multiple wavelength illumination – Visible and IR
  • OCR data capture
  • Complete access to OCR data and images captured via Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • Enables images to be accessed as BMP, PNG or JPEG format
  • Compatible with Windows® 2000-SP4, XP or Windows Vista®
  • USB 2.0 high speed compatible
  • Auto-triggering of document capture - presence of document is automatically detected
  • No moving parts and comes with an IP50 rating for dust ingress protection

Comprehensive Software Features

  • Flexible software interface allows host application to select which illumination sources to use, image type, image compression, photo extraction etc.
  • Simple high level API for quick program development or detailed low level API for fine control of all reader functions.
  • SDK provides full configuration API
  • Contactless or contact IC reading for ePassports (LDS 1.7) including Active and Passive authentication, Basic Access Control and Extended Access Control.
  • Full SDK including DLLs and demonstration/support programs. Support for Visual C++®, Visual Basic®, C++ Builder®, Java, Delphi®.

Reading Capability

  • ICAO compliant documents in near infrared (IR) per ICAO 9303 specification Parts 1-4
  • 1D barcodes (2 of 5 interleaved, Code 128, and Code 39, EAN 8 And EAN 13) - Optional
  • 2D barcodes (PDF 417, QR, DataMatrix™ and Aztec formats) from paper documents and most mobile devices - Optional

System Specifications

  • Illumination: Near IR: B900, 880nm, +/-5%,white Visible: 430-700nm
  • Resolution: Sensor: 3.1 Megapixels, CMOS, RGB 24 bit color system, Standard 400 DPI image resolution
  • Power: Input Voltage - 100 - 240 VAC +/- 10%,Frequency: 47 - 63 Hz, Detachable IEC-320-C14 AC mains power cable
  • Power consumption: < 7 Watts at 12-volts DC
  • Connectivity: Locking 4 pin connector
  • Status Indicators: Red - Read Error LED, Green - Valid Read LED, Yellow - Busy LED, Blue - Ready LED

Physical characteristics

  • Weight: < 1 kg or 2.2 lbs
  • Dimensions: length 19.0 cm  width   16.2cm  Height  15.7cm
  • Dimensions with Card Option: 20.4cm  width   16.2cm  Height  15.7cm


  • Temperature: 0º to 40ºC operating; -20º to 50ºC storage
  • Humidity: 20 to 80% (R.H. non-condensing)


  • Keystone lock