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  • 2010 Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index

    This reference is issued as a continuation of the annual Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index. The listings cover the material that was published in the Locksmith Ledger during 2010. The purpose of this section, as well as previous supplements, is to...

    Article • January 5th, 2011

  • What Does IP Mean?

    Contrary to what you may have been told, IP does not necessarily mean “In for Problems.” IP is the acronym for Internet Protocol which is the set of techniques used by many hosts for transmitting data over the Internet. The current version of the...

    Article • December 10th, 2010

  • Running Wires

    Even in this wireless world, locksmiths must run wire for access control installations. This guide to wiring and tools helps select and install the right product.

    Article • December 3rd, 2010

  • Cansec Zodiac 250: Standalone Biometric Access Control

    In addition to its standalone capability,the Zodiac 250 can be incorporated into an existing access control system using switchable 26-bit Weigand format or Cansec 37-bit proprietary format.

    Article • November 1st, 2010

  • Biometric Updates: Combining Access Control With Time & Attendance

    Biometrics eliminates system abuses associated with PIN (personal Identification number) and credential single authentication based systems.

    Article • November 1st, 2010

  • INSTALLING Schlage CO Series Offline Locks

    Schlage CO Series locks are available in three models, the CO-100, CO-200 and CO-250 locks.

    Article • October 1st, 2010

  • News You Can Use

    KEYS FOR TOOL BOXES There has been a significant increase in questions and code requests for tool box lock keys. We have access to many of the tool box key codes; however, there are many new tool box locks being introduced. For example, Kobalt Tool...

    Article • October 1st, 2010

  • Alvord Schools Network Access Control to Improve Security

    With this networked security system, school principals can lock every door immediately in case of emergency, using a master switch in the school office.

    Article • October 1st, 2010

  • CyberKey Vault 20

      The new Videx CyberKey Vault 20 is a smart key cabinet that offers a whole new level of accountability and key control. Unlike other key cabinets, electronic keys that are stored in the Vault contain no permissions to open any locks in a facility...

    Product • September 14th, 2010

  • Zodiac-Lite Fingerprint Reader

    Enroll and manage up to 90 users right at the reader using the hand-held programmer. Use with a door control module to create a stand-alone door access control system

    Article • September 3rd, 2010

  • Schlage Adds CO-Series to Electronic Lineup

    Open platform CO-Series locks are available in three configurations: cylindrical, mortise and mortise deadbolt.

    Article • August 5th, 2010

  • Incorporating Video Into A Single-Door Access Control System, Part One

    The BlueWave Security NetGen IP Door Controller makes your favorite electric door hardware manageable over the IP network.

    Article • August 5th, 2010

  • New Products

    RW4 Plus / EZ®-Clone Plus Kaba Ilco Corp.’s RW4 Plus and Ilco EZ®-Clone Plus cloning devices combine all of the previous features and benefits with the capability to clone Philips encrypted transponder keys, increasing cloning capabilities to...

    Article • July 6th, 2010

  • Single-Door Access Control and the Schlage AD-Series

    With previous technology, every time an improvement was made, your customer had to buy a new lock. But Schlage AD locks can be upgraded when future needs change.

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • Vertical Markets Beckon

    Editor's Notes

    Article • May 3rd, 2010