OCR32x OCR Swipe Reader

OCR32x OCR reader

Accurate and reliable OCR reads

Dual illumination captures OCR-A, OCR-B and IATA specified fonts

Captures machine readable text from travel documents, passports, visas, ID cards and dependant on firmware, cheques (checks)

Compact with optional mounting brackets for mounting in any angle

Host connection via RS232 or USB interface

Low power device, powered from PC keyboard or USB port

Auxiliary RS232 port allows connection of a decoded barcode scanner


OCR32x datasheet




  • Retail banking reading of cheques (checks) in banking
  • Collection of APIS data for airline travel
  • Machine Readable Passports, visas and travel documents conforming to ICA9303 standards
  • Industrial automation



  • Simple hand swipe operation with bidirectional read
  • Compact design and very small footprint
  • RS-232 or USB interface connection
  • Firmware download / upgrade capability
  • Low power - typically no external power supply required
  • No moving parts


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Part Number Interface Housing Colour
OCR320 RS232 Cool white
OCR321 RS232 Dark grey
OCR322 USB Cool white
OCR323 USB Dark grey