News Briefs August 2012

Everest 29™ Patent-Protected through 2029 Schlage’s Everest 29 is the new patent-protected key system from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, providing users with the higher level of restricted key system security with patent protection through...

“Steelcraft channel partners and end user maintenance personnel will appreciate the advantages of ordering a hassle-free door solution that saves time and money,” reported Jeff Necastro, doors and frames product manager at Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies. “This new system also has equivalent fire ratings and, by ordering the new door and cable system together, end users can utilize their existing exit device in aftermarket applications and save on maintenance issues in the future associated with concealed vertical rods.”

Enclosed cable technology has been extensively used on automotive braking and transmission systems, aeronautical prop adjustment and throttle and pitch control systems as well as on recreation vehicles such as bicycles, motorcycles and boats. Steelcraft is the first to bring this proven, durable technology factory installed within the door. 


Secura Key Launches Standalone Reader Kit

Secura Key announces that it’s simple but powerful RK65KS reader is now available in a Kit, which contains everything needed to control access to a single door.

The Radio Key® RK65K is a fully programmable, standalone single door access control system.  This password-protected, robust, indoor/outdoor standalone proximity card reader can manage up to 65,000 individual users with sequentially-numbered cards or tags, Users are added and deleted easily with an RK-HHP handheld programmer. 

For future expansion capability, the reader has a Wiegand output, which can be connected to a a multi-door access or telephone entry system, if desired.   When used as part of a larger system, the local card memory and relay may be used for degraded mode and other special functions, such as controlling lighting and HVAC. 

The cards and tags used with the RK65KS-KIT1 are fully compatible with Secura Key's SYSKIT 2-door proximity access control kits. 

Distributors and dealers can now order using a single part number.  The kit takes the guesswork out of selecting the right components, and it ensures that when the dealer arrives at the installation site, that he has everything he needs to complete the installation. 

The RK65KS KIT1 includes:

  • 1 RK65KS reader
  • 10 RKKT-02 keytags
  • 1 RK-HHP handheld programmer
  • 1 RKPS 12VDC Power Supply
  • Installation and instruction manuals.  

The compact, shrink-wrapped box has an attractive 4-color sleeve, and it fits easily onto distributor shelving.  Just add a Door Locking Device or Gate Operator with Separate Power Supply and Cable for a Complete Single Door Access Control System.

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