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Lenel Access Reader Distance Issue

Trying to find a solution to an "Invalid Card Format " issue using the Lenel Access control system. Issue is a Distance issue for the Reader data. In the past we have used the Cypress extender modules, 1200 series. We are using the Cypress 1300 reader extenders here with MR-5 Mag stripe reader. Have tried different setups per manufactuer recommendations with no luck. Has anyone else used something diferent or have setup we could try?

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Hello, What distance do you need?

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Also please give precise details on the wire you are using for this reader

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We r using standard 18/6 stranded copper shielded cable
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Can you describe the twist of the cables in the reader?

What did you do with the shield of the wire?

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