Spectral luminescent magnifier Regula 4177

Spectral luminescent magnifier Regula 4177

Spectral luminescent magnifier Regula 4177

The magnifier is intended for advanced authenticity verification of passports, ID cards, and other travel documents, visa stamps and seals, including but not limited to entry permits, banknotes, driving licenses, vehicle registration certificates and other vehicle related documents, signatures and handwriting fragments, revenue and special stamps, securities and other documents with security features.


Border control and immigration services
Customs authorities
Law enforcement agencies
Forensic science organizations
Other agencies and organizations authorized to check documents
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Regula 4177 is a compact USB device designed in a plastic body in the form of a computer mouse. The product power supply, control, displaying and processing images are carried out via a PC and Regula Forensic Studio software.

The magnifier can be used as a separate authenticity verification device or together with a light table Regula 4167S, an optical module Regula 4178information reference systems.


  • Obtaining and processing of images
  • Examinations on different levels
    • protection of the document basis
      • security fibers, planchetes, security threads, holograms, foil stamping, pole feature, transparent vanish coating, etc.
    • printing methods
      • intaglio: texts, guiloche frames, rosettes and vignettes, microprinting, latent images and moire patterns, signs for the visually impaired, blind embossing, colour shifting ink, including OVI with embossing and latent images, etc.
      • letterpress: serial numbers, texts, barcodes, etc.
      • offset printing including Orlov and rainbow printing: texts, microprinting, moire patterns, background and anti-copy patterns, etc.
      • screen printing: security features with optically variable effects, etc.
      • perforation
    • physico-chemical protection
      • anti-Stokes luminescence
      • UV luminescence
      • IR luminescence
    • complex security features
      • security features with IR-metameric ink
      • special polymer coating of security laminates
      • metallized coating
      • laser engraving
  • Additional examination of
    • fragments of document images depending on the degree of absorption or reflection of IR light
    • document alterations such as erasure, etching etc.
    • traces of signature forgery
    • extraneous lines (do not originally belong to the examined object) that are performed with IR opaque inks
    • blurred, crossed out entries, texts and images
    • document mechanical defects such as cuts, tears, folds, etc.


  • Border control and immigration services
  • Customs authorities
  • Law-enforcement agencies
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Financial institutions
  • Other agencies and organizations authorized to check documents

Delivery set

Light sources
White incident
Ultraviolet incident 365 nm
Infrared, nm incident 870
oblique 880
high-intensity 980
High-intensity incident green 530 nm

Imaging parameters Model
4177 4177-5
Sensor type CMOS, 3,1 MP CMOS, 5 MP
Dynamic range, dB 61 70
Resolution, ppi 4 700 5 900
Сolour model RGB
Colour depth, bit 24
Frame size, pixels Basic mode 1024×768 1296×972
HD 1280×720 1280×720
Full HD 1920×1080 1920×1080
Full Frame 2048×1536 2592×1944
Field of view, mm 11,1×8,1 10,5×7,8
Magnification, times, max 3,5
Magnification for a 21 inch monitor, times 35–110 37–114

Camera filters:

  • IR low-pass with threshold, nm — 660
  • IR high-pass with threshold, nm — 700

Connection interface — USB 2.0

Dimensions (length×width×height), mm, not more than — 94×62×52

Weight, kg, not more than — 0,2

Power supply voltage, V — 5

Power consumption, W, not more than — 2,5

PC requirements

  • Minimum configuration:
    • OS — Microsoft Windows 10
    • processor — Intel® Core™ i5 3.0 GHz
    • RAM, GB — 4
    • minimum free disk space, GB — 1
    • display resolution, pixels — 1600×1200
    • connection interface — USB 2.0
  • Recommended configuration:
    • OS — Microsoft Windows 10
    • processor — Intel® Core™ i7 3.4 GHz
    • RAM, GB — 16
    • minimum free disk space, GB — 1
    • display resolution, pixels — 1920×1200 or higher
    • connection interface — USB 3.0

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Regula Forensics Studio Software

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