DigitalPersona U.are.U 5100 / 5160 Module and Reader

Buy U.are.U 5160
at Biometric Supply,

a subsidiary of Neurotechnology.

U.are.U 5100 Reader
DigitalPersona U.are.U 5100 fingerprint reader, general view
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U.are.U 5160 Reader
DigitalPersona U.are.U 5160 fingerprint reader, general view
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U.are.U 5100 Module
DigitalPersona U.are.U 5100 fingerprint reader integration module
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DigitalPersona's U.are.U 5100 family of fingerprint scanners includes U.are.U 5100 Reader and U.are.U 5160 Reader for end users, and U.are.U 5100 Module for integration into various embedded and mobile devices. The devices are FIPS 201 (PIV) certified, are able to reject latent or spoof fingerprints and have low power consumption via USB port. The U.are.U 5160 Reader includes two status LEDs.

The U.are.U 5100 Reader and U.are.U 5160 Reader feature full IP64-rated ruggedized casing. The U.are.U 5100 Module's top surface is IP64 rated, making it suitable for integration into devices that designed to be sealed against dust and liquids.

Support modules for these devices are included in MegaMatcher 12.4 SDK, MegaMatcher On Card 13 SDK and VeriFinger 12.4 SDK.


  Common specifications
Manufacturer DigitalPersona, Inc.
Connection USB 2.0
Supported OS (*) Microsoft Windows (32-bit and 64-bit)
Linux x86 (32-bit and 64-bit)
ARM Linux (32-bit and 64-bit)
Resolution 500 ppi
Image capture area (Platen size) 13 x 17 mm (0.5" x 0.6")
Sensor type Optical
Illumination Blue LEDs
Operating temperature 0°C ~ +40°C
Operating humidity 20-80 % (non-condensing)
  U.are.U 5100 Module U.are.U 5100 Reader U.are.U 5160 Reader
Device size 52 x 31 x 16 mm
(2.0" x 1.2" x 0.6")
72 x 39 x 22 mm
(2.8" x 1.5" x 0.9")
72 x 39 x 22 mm
(2.8" x 1.5" x 0.9")
Device weight 22 grams (0.8 oz) 84 grams (3.0 oz) 84 grams (3.0 oz)

* These operating systems are supported by Neurotechnology SDKs. Device manufacturers may have different lists of supported operating systems.

Where to order these devices?

Buy U.are.U 5160 Reader and U.are.U 5100 Module at Biometric Supply – a subsidiary of Neurotechnology.

Other DigitalPersona scanners

Neurotechnology SDKs also include support modules for these DigitalPersona scanners:


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