Product Description

Stop Counterfeits from affecting your business and protect your hard-earned cash with this counterfeit detection system that uses Ultraviolet ( UV ) light to identify fake banknotes.


  • Saves time and Labor costs
  • Reduces cost due to human error
  • Compact - ideal for limited space at POS
  • Portable
  • Easy to use
  • Replacement bulbs available
  • Powerful 9w UV light detector
  • Suitable for all currencies
  • Suitable for all driving licenses and official documents
  • Suitable for ID cards and credit cards
  • Low power consumption

The Avansa CompactDetect 170 is great for banks, bars, gas stations, nightclubs, restaurants, movie theatres and other large retail stores. This compact and easy-to-use unit protects the user against counterfeit currency. The Avansa CompactDetect 170 counterfeit detectors will make security features visible on not only currency but also on credit cards, cheques, ID’s, passports & permits

Identify Banknotes' UV Security Features

Every modern banknote has integrated UV security features that only show up under ultraviolet light at a certain frequency. The Avansa CompactDetect 170 is designed specifically to help you verify these features and identify potentially counterfeit banknotes.

Rapidly Verify ID Cards

The Avansa CompactDetect 170 not only reveals the integrated UV security features in modern banknotes; it also instantly illuminates the UV security features built into today’s credit cards, passports and other ID documents, as well as UV ink applied to protect valuable items from theft or confirm event admission.

Compact Countertop Design

The CompactDetect 170’s compact size makes it easy to place right beside your cash register for easy visual banknote verification. 

1 Year Warranty

Our products are manufactured to exacting quality standards and come with a comprehensive one year warranty against defects. This excludes bulbs.

Please note:

  • Warranty excludes bulbs.
  • We sell replacement bulbs.


Dimensions (mm) 185 x 85 x 95
Net Weight 0.5kg
Power Supply AC 220v 50hz
Power Consumption 4w
Warranty 1 year (excl bulbs) 

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