Installing a RFID/EAS system

2018-11-01T07:15:29+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Access Control, All|

This week we're featuring a guest column by Wayne Winton of WaynesLockShop.com. If you would like to submit a guest column, contact us. Introduction What the heck are RFID or EAS systems? The details are readily available via Wikipedia or other sources, but in a nutshell, they’re the things that [...]

Intercom and Monitoring Stations Library Update

2018-10-14T10:22:37+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Access Control, All, Intercom and Monitoring Stations, Library Update|

We’ve added more manufacturer's literature and manuals to our Intercom and Monitoring Stations in the Library. New user manuals, data/sell sheets, installation instructions, and wiring diagrams have been added for the following manufacturers: Aiphone Corp. Alarm Controls Corp. Alpha Communications Dahua Technology USA, Inc. Digital Acoustics, LLC DoorKing, Inc. Flair [...]

Library Update: Electromagnetic Locks

2018-10-14T10:16:17+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Access Control, All, Electromagnetic Locks|

We’ve added more manufacturer's literature and manuals to our Electromagnetic Locks page in the Library. New installation instructions and wiring diagrams have been added for the following manufacturers: Alarm Controls Corps. Alarm Lock Systems Inc. DORMA Americas DynaLock Corporation Hager Companies Rutherford Controls International (RCI) Schlage Security Door Controls (SDC) In [...]

Testing Electrified Hardware with 9V Batteries

2018-05-19T11:43:56+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Access Control, All, Electrified Locks and Exit Devices|

Very often I, and anyone else that dabbles in access control, get called to troubleshoot problems with an access control system. Whatever the symptoms, the usual checklist of diagnosing the problem(s) includes things like checking for continuity, proper voltage and amperage, integrity of splices, etc. There have been times where everything seems to [...]

Locksmith News – 5/14/2018

2018-05-19T13:10:11+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Access Control, All, Business, Locksmith News, Sliding and Pocket Doors, Wireless Electronic Locks|

Access Control Expert Consulting: Global Access Control Market Likely to Reach Beyond USD 10.05 Billion by 2023 The global Access Control market report examines the market position and viewpoint of the market worldwide, from various angles, such as from the Access Control key player’s point, geological regions, types of product and application. [...]

Library Update: Electric Strikes

2018-10-14T10:11:53+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Access Control, All, Electric Strikes, Library Update|

We’ve added more manufacturer's literature and manuals to our Electric Strikes page in the Library. New documents have been added for the following manufacturers: AdamsRite USA Alarm Controls Corp. BEST Access Systems Camden Door Controls Hanchett Entry Systems, Inc. (HES) Trine Access Technology Von Duprin We've also added the following [...]