Battery Powered Access Controller

By Brian Rhodes, Published Mar 06, 2013, 07:00pm EST (Info+)

Installing electronic access is never as simple as throwing in a mechanical lock. Not only do you need to install multiple devices, often from multiple vendors, you have to run power and data to the controller. This is not always possible in places where electronic access would be a benefit. In this note, we examine a new battery powered access control kit from RCI that helps bridge the gap.

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