SecuGen Hamster Pro 10 – Meets FBI Image Quality Standards

Rugged, high-performance, maintenance-free optical sensor resistant to water, dust, scratches, impact, vibration and electrostatic shock.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 10


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  • Item Model: HU10
  • Hamster Pro 10 is an ultra-slim USB fingerprint reader equipped with SecuGen’s newest U10 fingerprint sensor.
  • FBI FIPS 201 (PIV) and FBI Mobile ID (FAP 10) certified, IP54 rated dust and water-proof glass platen.
  • SecuGen’s patented advanced optical sensor captures high quality fingerprints from difficult-to-scan fingers (e.g. dry, moist, aged and scarred).
  • Compatible with Windows Hello for quick and secure login to Windows 10 without a password.

Supported Software

A scalable, reliable and high performing biometric identification solution for seamless integration.

Fingerprint SDK

Zero learning curve for developers. No biometric programming experience required. Get access to sample codes in multiple languages including C/C++, C#.NET, Java etc.


Computer Logon

Logon to Windows, Domain, Websites and Applications using fingerprints & create a ”password free” environment. Enterprise Password Management with Seamless Interface to Active Directory.


Hamster Pro 10 Description

SecuGen’s Hamster USB fingerprint scanners are known for their high quality, accuracy, ruggedness, and affordability. SecuGen introduced the youngest member of the Hamster family at CES 2018: The Hamster Pro 10.

Hamster Pro 10 is SecuGen’s smallest and the most affordable fingerprint scanner. Despite being the lowest priced SecuGen scanner, Hamster Pro 10 does not make any compromises with quality. It features a highly efficient and unbelievably small U10 sensor with a thickness of just under 13 mm. Hamster Pro 10 is also an FBI certified scanner for PIV and Mobile ID FAP 10 applications.

Hamster Pro 10 comes with host of features. It leverages SecuGen’s Auto-On technology that enables Hamster Pro 10 to turn on instantly as soon as finger is placed on the scanner. Patented optical technologies enable Hamster Pro 10 to minimize distortion, maximize contrast and capture fingerprint images with high signal-to-noise ratio. Its Smart Capture technology can capture fingerprints from moist, scarred, dry, aged and hard-to-scan subjects.

Hamster Pro is born to survive and offers high level of ruggedness. It is a highly durable scanner with proven resistance to harsh environmental conditions like extreme temperature, humidity; stresses like drops, electrostatic shock, impacts; and contaminants like dirt, sweat, oil, etc. It is also IP54 certified for dust and water resistance. Despite being a high quality and rugged fingerprint scanner, Hamster Pro 10 makes no compromises with aesthetics. Its attractively slim profile can quickly enchant you to make it yours.

Got a Windows 10 PC but still stuck with passwords? Hamster Pro 10 can help you forget forgetting password by seamlessly integrating with your Windows 10 PC. You would be amazed how easy it is to integrate the Hamster Pro 10 with your Windows 10 PC without installing any additional software, thanks to Windows Hello. Now you can forget forgetting passwords with Hamster Pro 10.

Hamster Pro 10 is fully compatible with SecuGen’s free SKDs, which are available for Linux, Windows and Android operating systems. SecuGen Hamster fingerprint scanners are already popular among business users globally and now with newer and more affordable products like Hamster Pro 10, no wonder if they soon become an industry standard.

Hamster Pro 10: Features

  • FBI Certified (PIV, FIPS 201, Mobile ID FAP 10 Compliant) meets FBI Image Quality standards
  • IP54 rated for dust and water-resistance
  • High-performance, maintenance-free optical fingerprint sensor
  • Rugged sensor resistant to scratches, impact, vibration and electrostatic shock
  • Auto-On™ – automatic finger detection technology
  • Smart Capture™ – high quality fingerprint scanning of difficult fingers (dry, wet, scarred) in challenging environments and conditions such as under direct sunlight
  • Ultra-slim, super lightweight and portable
  • USB connection
  • Integrated finger guide
  • Readily accessible for any finger
  • Fast and accurate verification
  • Latent print image removal (does not accept prints left behind)
  • Encryption of fingerprint templates (with SecuGen Proprietary templates)
  • Fingerprint Device Recognition™

Hamster Pro 10: Specifications

Product Hamster Pro 10
Model HU10
Fingerprint Sensor U10
Image Resolution 500 DPI
Image Size 252 x 330 pixels
Platen Size 15.2 mm x 20.2 mm
Effective Sensing Area 12.8 mm x 16.764 mm
Image Gray Scale 256 levels (8-bit)
Light Source Green LED
Smart Capture Speed 0.2 ~ 0.5 seconds
Features (when used with  SecuGen Pro SDKs) Auto-On, Smart Capture, 360 Degree Fingerprint Rotation
Biometric Standards/Specs INCITS 378, ISO/IEC 19794-2, 19794-4,
FIPS 201, FBI PIV & Mobile ID FAP 10,

Dimensions 54 x 43 x 20 mm
Weight 79 g
Cable Length 1500 mm
Operating Temperature -20o ~ 65o C
Operating Humidity <90% non condensing, max
USB Interface 1.1 Full, 2.0 Hi-Speed
Supply Voltage 5 V DC (via USB)
Max Current 100 mA
Dust/Water Resistance IP54 Certified
Compliance FCC, CE, KC, RoHS, CB, WEEE, USB 2.0, WHQL
Warranty One year limited
Supported OS Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
Windows Server 2016 / 2012 / 2008 R2
Android 3.1+, Linux

Why should you choose Hamster Pro 10?

Smallest yet Powerful; Cheapest yet High Quality.


Hamster Pro 10 is equipped with patented optic design that produces high quality and highly precise fingerprint images that makes it one of the best performing fingerprint scanners in its class. High quality images also keep false rejections and false acceptances down, saving your time and efforts at reattempts.


Hamster Pro 10 takes durability very seriously. It is equipped with a virtually indestructible sensor prism, which takes the ruggedness of Hamster Pro 10 to the next level. If you need a fingerprint scanner that can withstand harsh usage, high traffic condition without compromising the performance. Hamster Pro 10 is the way to go.

Free SDK

Hamster Pro 10 embraces your Windows, Android or Linux applications with a variety of free SecuGen SDKs. These highly efficient SDKs enable you to integrate the Hamster Pro 10 with almost any applications you throw at it.


Hamster Pro 10 understands the importance of sensor glass, that is why it uses specially crafted hardened glass that can withstand environmental stresses and harsh conditions. There is no need for special protection as the sensor glass is robust enough to resist corrosion, scratches, ESD and much more.


Backed by SecuGen, Hamster Pro 10’s major components are manufactured in-house, which helps keeps its cost low, while keeping up the quality. Hamster Pro 10 is in fact the cheapest SecuGen fingerprint scanner and one of the cheapest fingerprint scanners in its class.

Typical Applications

  • PC, Mobile, Network Security
  • Medical Information Systems
  • ATMs, Banking and Financial Applications
  • Employee / Labour Time and Attendance
  • To replace password based authentication system

Benefits of Using SecuGen Fingerprint Readers

  • SecuGen assurance of biometrics expertise and experience of more than two decades
  • Easy to deploy, integrate and use
  • Manufactured with advanced quality control techniques, best quality guarantee and warranty in the industry
  • Proprietary extraction and matching algorithms for the groundbreaking performance
  • Extremely durable, maintenance-free and supports a wide range of platforms and biometric standards
  • Specially designed to withstand real world harsh conditions, environmental stress without compromising performance
  • Supports a wide array of applications
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