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Access Control with the Building Access System

Access Control with the Building Access System
Access Control with the Building Access System

Equipment Used:

How This Application Works:

This application features the Building Access System for the T/Mon NOC. This solution features our Building Access System Software, loaded onto your T/Mon NOC, along with the remote site equipment to work in conjunction with NetGuardian remotes at your sites.

The BAS software module will be loaded onto the T/Mon NOC. This is where the user codes are maintained and will also be the place where the access history collected by the building access controller is ultimately stored. The profile-based access system assigns each user with a unique user profile containing information such as: which BACs are allowed to be accessed, the door numbers, days of the week access is allowed, a start/stop time, and a beginning and ending date (primarily for contractors, new employees, or short-term employees).

This solution will allow you to control and monitor building access of up to 1,600 personnel per NetGuardian location.

Your NetGuardians, located at the remote building sites, will continue to operate as alarm remotes. However, the RS485 port will be used to connect the Entry Control Unit (ECU) located at the door. Up to 8 ECUs can be connected to a single NetGuardian RS485 port.

The ECU acts as the main interface between the Proxy Card Reader and the NetGuardian. It will report entry and exit information in addition to sending alarm notifications in the event of attempted false entry. It will also be responsible for accepting the door sensor input and will contain the relay that drives the strike plate (12V). Also, note that this unit is designed to work independently of the master station so if communication is lost it will still be able to make local entry decisions.

The Proxy Card reader will be mounted on the exterior of the door and an ECU door controller module will be mounted on the inside of the door. The reader is designed to withstand extreme heat and cold and is environmentally sealed. Once the correct code has been entered (via a card), it will relay that information to the ECU unit, at which point it will activate its relay (door strike). We recommend that you purchase the door strike locally as you will be able to determine the best type of door strike/lock to use.