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Fingerprint Sensor R307 for Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Fingerprint Sensor R307 for Arduino and Raspberry Pi - If you are looking for another way to have user detection/access control added to your project, this module inevitably levels up your system's security. 

This fingerprint sensor uses a high-powered DSP chip that does the image rendering,  calculation, searching, and feature found within the memory of this sensor. It can store up to 1000 different fingerprints, and configure it in 1:1 or 1:N mode for identifying the fingerprint. It needs 4.2V to 5v for operating. It consumes 50mA current when working which peaks up to 80mA. 

The module typically has a baud rate of 57600 bps but can be configured through coding. The formula for the baud rate is BR = 960 x N where N = 1 ~ 12.

You can interface this to a microcontroller with the UART pins (RX/TX), and power supply (VCC/GND). This module could interface with a USB port by using a USB-to-serial converter like an RS232.

Frequently Asked Questions AboutFingerprint Sensor R307 For Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Q1: What is the Fingerprint Sensor R307?

The Fingerprint Sensor R307 is a biometric module designed for Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms. It is specifically created to enable fingerprint recognition and authentication capabilities in various applications.

Q2: How does the Fingerprint Sensor R307 work?

The Fingerprint Sensor R307 utilizes optical sensing technology to capture and analyze fingerprint patterns. The sensor uses an optical sensor to take a picture of the fingerprint when a finger is put on it. After being acquired, the image is processed to draw out distinctive elements and provide a template. This template is compared with stored templates to determine if there is a match, allowing for fingerprint authentication.

Q3: What are the main features of the Fingerprint Sensor R307?

The Fingerprint Sensor R307 offers several key features, including:

  • High-resolution optical sensor: The module employs a high-quality optical sensor that provides accurate fingerprint capture and recognition.
  • Fast response time: It offers quick fingerprint matching and authentication, allowing for efficient user verification.
  • Template storage: The module has built-in memory to store multiple fingerprint templates, enabling the recognition of multiple users.
  • Easy integration: The Fingerprint Sensor R307 is designed to be compatible with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, making it easy to integrate into existing projects.
  • Secure communication: It supports secure communication protocols to protect fingerprint data during transmission, ensuring user privacy and data integrity.

Q4: How can the Fingerprint Sensor R307 be used?

The Fingerprint Sensor R307 can be used in various applications, including but not limited to:

  • Access control systems: It can be incorporated into door locks, safes, and other security systems to provide fingerprint-based access authentication.
  • Attendance systems: The module can be used in time and attendance management systems to record employee attendance using fingerprint identification.
  • Biometric authentication: It can be integrated into applications requiring user verification, such as mobile devices, computers, and financial transactions.
  • Smart locks: The Fingerprint Sensor R307 can be used in smart locks for homes or offices, allowing users to unlock doors using their fingerprints.
  • Personal projects: Hobbyists and makers can use the module for creative projects that involve fingerprint recognition and authentication.

Q5: Are there any libraries or software available for using the Fingerprint Sensor R307?

Yes, there are libraries and software available that facilitate the integration and usage of the Fingerprint Sensor R307 with Arduino and Raspberry Pi. These libraries typically provide functions to control the sensor, capture fingerprints, enroll new fingerprints, and match fingerprints against stored templates. The libraries are often open-source and can be found on various online platforms and community forums related to Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

It's worth noting that while this information is accurate as of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, it's recommended to check for the latest resources and libraries specific to the Fingerprint Sensor R307 model you are using.

Technical Parameters

  • Supply voltage: DC 4.2 ~ 6.0V
  • Supply current: Working current: 50mA (typical) Peak current: 80mA
  • Fingerprint image input time: <0.3 seconds
  • Window area: 14x18 mm
  • Matching method: Comparison method (1: 1)
  • Search method (1: N)
  • Characteristic file: 256 bytes
  • Template file: 512 bytes
  • Storage capacity: 1000 pieces
  • Security Level: Five (from low to high: 1,2,3,4,5)
  • Fake rate (FAR): <0.001%
  • Refusal rate (FRR): <1.0%
  • Search time: <1.0 seconds (1: 1000 hours, mean value)
  • Host interface: UART \ USB1.1
  • Communication baud rate (UART): (9600xN) bps Where N = 1 ~ 12 (default N = 6, ie 57600bps)
  • Working environment: Temperature: -20 ℃ - +40 ℃ Relative humidity: 40% RH-85% RH (no condensation)
  • Storage environment: Temperature: -40 ℃ - +85 ℃ Relative humidity: <85% H (no condensation)

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Fingerprint Sensor R307 for Arduino and Raspberry Pi

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