Wireless access control is frequently promoted by manufacturers as a way to cut installation costs. Perhaps the biggest proponent of this is mega access control manufacturer Assa Abloy. Their most recent version of their wireless access control line supports the modern 13.56 MHz smartcard formats.
We bought and tested Assa Securitron's R100 Wireless Reader to see how it compares with traditional high-frequency hardwired readers.
Inside we share test results and insights about the product, including:
- Key Weaknesses & Strengths
- How Much Time Card Reads Take
- Results of Testing iClass SEOS and DESFire EV1/EV2
- Which Areas The Devices Should Not Be Mounted
- Why Mounting On Glass Is Not A Problem
The report includes 3 videos addressing key system device and performance points, with the report supporting details comparing the system to hardwired reader alternatives.