Intrusion, Access And Fire Combination Panels

I joined this site because we recently started doing more video and access control. After reading the article the other day about “Average Access Control Job Size” I started thinking about how many combination panels were out there. It seems that a few manufactures are expanding their combination panels to allow up to 16 doors on their systems. This seems to fit right in with the findings of the article.

To be clear, I don’t know a lot about access control, we have only done a few projects where access control was used; each time we used Bosch or DMP. We keep getting more requests from our existing intrusion and fire customers to add access to their systems and I am trying to decide if we should continue to recommend these combination panels or go another route for access control.

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* ******* **** *** ****** (*** *******?) ** *** ********** systems ****** **** ** ****-******** ********** ******** ******* **** ** the *** *** ********. ***** *** *****, ****** *******, **** monitoring *** ******** ********** **** ** ***** ********** **** * single ********** ("*******") ******. ***** ******* ***** ***** (**** *** quite ****** ** **** *********** ******* *** **. *** ** lags *** ****** ********* **** ** *** *******, ********* *** Canada ** ******* ******** ****** *********) *** **** ******* *** features ** *****-***** ******* (**** ****** ******* ** **** *****).

**** ** ***** ******* ******* ***** **********-***** ****** ******* (** based ***********, ******* *** ******* ****** ** *****/*****/***** (*** **** 16 *** ******** *** **********), ********** ******** (**** ** ******** control, **** *******, ******** **********, *****-******** ***** ***********, *****-**, *********, time-and-attendance *** ****...) ** **** ** *****-***** *********** ***** (** approved ********** *** *******-**/*** ** ** **********) *** **** **-******** fire ********* -- *** ** **** ** *** **** ***** (and ****** ******************* *** *** * ****-**** ** ********* ******** **** ********* manufacturers **** ******* * ******** ** ** ****** ** **** they *** **** ********).

***** ******* ***** ***** *** *** ******** ** ** **** common ** *** ***********. *** ** ** * ****** ***** stand-alone ****** ******* (** ***** ***********, ** **** ********* ***********) is ***** ********* *** ***** ************* ** **** *****-***** ******* are *** ****** *******. *********, **** **** ****** **** **** - ** *** ******* **** **** ** ****** *** ********* that * ******** ******* (******, *****, **** *********) *** ********* to **** * ******** ****** ********** ******** **********.

*** ****** ********** **** ** *** ***** ** ***** ******* platforms-- *** ***** ************* *** *** **** *** ****** ******* is * ******** ******* **** *** ***-***** (******/********* **** *****; preventing ***** ****** ** ******** ***** ** * **** ******* the ***** ** ***** ** *** **** **** *** **** diarm ******; ************* ********* ***** *** ********** ****** ***** ** alarm ********* ******; ******** ***********/******** ********** ***** ** ***** **** status; *********** ******** ***** *********** ***** ** ***** ***** ******; auto-arming ***** ***** ** **** **********; ************ **** ******/**** ****** to * ******* ******* ******* * ******** ***** *****; *********** an ********** ***** ******* * ******** ********** *****/********** *******; ******** the ****** ** ***** ** ** **** *** ****** **** the ***** ******* ****; ***...).

****** *** *** *******, * ***** ** **** *** **** of ***** ****** ****** ** *** ******. * ***** ** interested ** **** *********** *** **** ***. **** **** ** look ** ** ** ********.

** ****,

** ********** ********** ******* ********** (*****), ***** ** *** *******. ** (**** ********* *** ******) are ** ******* **** ** ***** ***** ******* "****** *******/*****/**** reporting" ******* (** ***** ***** ** *** ****** ******* ********** as ***** ** ******** ***** ** ***** **********-***** *********).

** ***'* ********* *** "********** *****" ********* **** ***** **** the ******** ************* *** **** ******* ******* (***, *********, ***, Bosch, ***...).*** ******** ******** **** ** ** *********** ***** ****** to ***** **** **** ***** **** ****** ******* ************* (********* 32 *****, *** ********* **** ** *** ***** "******* *****", access ******* **** **** ** **-***** ************ ** ********-****** *********, less **** *** ******, * ***** *****, * *** ******* (up ** * ********) *****, ******* *****-***** ************, ***** ********** software). * ******* **** ***** *** *** ******** **** **** you *** ***** *** ********* **.

***'* ****é*é ** ** * ******* ****** *******/*****/**** ********* ****** but ** * **** ****** ***** **** **** *** ********. A ****** *** **** ********** *** ** *** ***** (***** intelligent ** ***-*********** **** *********), **** **** ******, ********* ***** areas, * ******* *****, ******** **** **** ************ **** ***** or **** ***** ******, ** ********* *** ************, ******** ******* (high ***** ** ******), ** *** ****** ********* **-*****, ** approvals, ***...).

**** **** ** ****** ** *****-*********** ** *** ******* ******* (due ** *** **** **** * ****** ***** ******** * different ***-*******) *** *** *** ******* *** ** ******* ** the ****** ********. * ********* *** *** ***** *** **** other ******* ******* ****** *** ** ** *** *********. ***** countries ***** ****** **** "****** ******* ****" *******-since *** **** **'* they have been selling and installing integrated systems in this region (ICT, Inner Range, Cardax, Tecom (now GE), Paradox).

*'** ***** ** **** ** *** ************* ***** (****** *** the ********!), *** ***** *** *** ** ****** ************:

******, ***** ***** ***** ******* *** ******** ** *** ***** system ************. **** *** ***********, **** ** *******, *** ****** reliable.

*******, *** ******** ** **** **'* ****** **** *************, **** ** ***** ** ********* **** *** ******* ********. If **** ******** ***** ** ****** ***** **** ***** ** on * ********, **** ** *****. ** **** ******** ***** to ********* ***** ************, *** * *** *******************,********* ********* *******, ** '**** & **********', *** ******** ****** reports - *** ***** ** ****** *** ****.

****, **** ** ***** ** ******** ********, ***** ** * real ****** ** '******* *** **** **** ** *** ******'. Asking ********/******** **** **** ** ********* ******, ****** *******, *** ***** even **** ** *********** ******* * *** ************* ****** ********* break. * ******** ****** ****** ** ***** **** ******, *** it ***** **** ** ********** ***** ** ******* **** **** even **** ********* ******. ******* *** ********* *****, *** '**********' and '**********' ***'* ****** *** ***** ********* ** ***** ***** access ****** ******.

***** **** *****, * ***** ********** ** * ***** ******* for **. * ***'* **** *** **** ** ** ********* going *** *** *** ******** ***** ** * ***** *** an **** ** **** *** ** ** *** *** *** fix **.

*****,

********** *** ***** ** ******* **** ******* ** *** ******* unified ******* (** *****, * *****, ******* *** ***** ************, limited ******** ********, ***...) *** ***** ********/*********** ** *** ***** to *** ***** ******* *******. *** ****** ******* **** ***** have * ******* ********** ********** (** **** **********, ** *** will) *** **** **** **** * ***** ****** ** ********** modules (***** *******, ***** *******, **** *******, ****** **** ***********, keypads, ************* *********, ***...) **** *** ** "***********" (******* **** some *** ***** **** *** **** ********* **** ** *** main ********** ****).

*** ****** ****** ******* **** ***** *********** (** ***% *******) door ******* **** *********** **** *** ******* ********** *** **** be ***% ********** ** *** ******* ******* ***** ******* (**-*** down; ******* ****). **** ************* **** ****** * *** *********: since *** ****** ********** ** ********* (********-**-******** **** ** ** RS-485; ** ****** ******** ************* ********* *** *** **** ****** to ********** **** *******) ** *** **** ******* *** ******* the ************** ******* *** *** ******, *** *** ** **** high-end *********: ******* ****-******** (** ******** ** ****** ***********) *** 128 *****; ******* ********* (** ******** ** ****** ***********) *** 128 *****; ****** ** ** ******* ** *** **** ***** put **** ***** *** ***** ** * ***** ** ******* city; * ****** ***** ** ****** ******** ** ***** ***** (think: ************ **** *** *********** (**** **** ** *** ***** keypad) *** ***** ********* **** ** ** * ********** *******, all ********* **** * ****** *****).

** ***** ****** *** * ********** ********* ******** ** *** unified ****** ***********: *** ******* ***-**-*** ******* **** ** *** describe *** *** ****** ******* ******* **** ******* ******** **** the *********** **********-***** ****** ******* ******* *** ***** *****, **** monitoring *** ******** ********** ** ******** ** ****** *******.

* **** *** * ******* **** ****** **** *********** ***** integrated ****** ** ***** **** *****. ****'** ****, ** **** are *******, *** *** ****** ** ******* ** ** ******* per *****, ** ** *** ** ***** ** (*** ** have **** ********* *** **) *** ***** ****** **** ******* panels.

* ******* ** *** *** **'* *** * **** ****, but ** ** ** ***** **** * ****, ********** ** there ** ********* **********, *'** ***** ** *** ** ***** two ******* ******, *** ******* *** **********, *** ******* *** access ** *** ********* *****'* *** ***** ******* *** ** more ******.

*******?

*** *** ****** ** ******* *** **** * *******?