Stand Alone Access Control (Sargent)

By Brian Rhodes, Published Apr 29, 2013, 08:00pm EDT (Info+)

Classroom safety is a key concern, especially with fears of school shooting. Door hardware plays a key role in keeping doors locked at critical times. One of the oldest names in locks, Sargent, has introduced an offline, standalone access control lock that can be remotely secured during emergencies. In this note, we examine it, analyzing key strengths and weaknesses.

Classroom Function

************* *** *********, ****-******** '*********' ** door ***** ** ******* ** ****** the ***** ** *******'* ********. ***** functions *********** *** ****** ******** ********.********* ******** ********** *******, *** ** ************ they **** ****** ***** ****** **** a **** **** ** ****** **** the *******. ******* ************** ******* ** the ******** ** **** **** ** locked ** * *** **** *** 'safe ****' ****** ** *** ****, meaning **** ** ********** **** (**: teacher) *** ******** *** **** ******* exposing ********** ** *** **** ** outside *******.

*** ******* *.**.* [**** ** ****** available] ******** **** ******** *** * RF-style ******, ******* *** ******* *** remotely **** *** **** ******* ***** at *** ****. ******* ** * mechanical ***, **** **** *** * unique ********** **** ******** ********* ** accidental '********'.

Product *******

*** ************'* *********** ***** ***** ************ the ********* ** *** '********* ********' feature:

***** ******* ********** ** *** ******* are:

  • ***** *****:*** **** ********** **** **** *******/****** access ******* *******. ***** **** *******, prox *******, *** ********** **** *** offered.
  • ***** *******:*** **** *** ** ******* *** onboard ******* ***** ** * ** batteries, ** *** *** ****** *** hardwired *****.
  • **** *********:*** ******* ******** ** *** **** are ****** ** *** ******** [**** no ****** *********] ****-******** ****** ** inhibit *** ****** ** ************ ********.

*******

*** ***** *** ******* ** * range ** ****** ******* ******* ~$*** to ~$****. *** ** '********' ******* is *** ********* ** *** ***** priced '**********' **** **** ******, *** is * ******* ** *** ****** control ******* ****** (**, **, *** TA ******) ********* ~$***+.

******* ********* **** **** ********** '*****'. For ******* ****** * ****** **** about $*** **** *** **** *****, while ****** * ****** *** * prox ****** **** ****** $***.

**** '********' ****** **** ~$**** *** ******** ****. ******** **** can ** ********** **** * ****, which ****** *** * ****** *** to ******* ** ****** ***** ** locks ****** ** *********.

****

*** **** ****** **** ********** ** the ****** ******/******* ******** ******:

  • ***********: ******** ** ****-*****, *********, ********** access ******* ******* ******* $**** ** more *** ****, *** ******* *.**.* costs ******* **** ** ****, *** installation *** ** ********* ** ******* into * ***** ** **** *****.
  • **********: *** **** ** *** '*********', meaning ** **** ******* ** ** autonomous ******* ******* ***** ********* ** a ******* **********. **** ************ ** ideal *** ******** ************ *** ****** locations.
  • ****** **********: *** **** ********* *** ** actuated ** *** *** ** ** 75 **** ****, ******* **** * teacher ** ****** ************* *** ******* the ******** ** *** **** **** where **** *****, *** ********* **** to ** ** *** **** ** lock **

****

*******, *** ***** **** ******* ********** / ***************:

  • ** ***:***** ******** ******* ** *** **** is **********, ** ****** ** * battery *******, ********* *** ** ***** commands. ****** ********* '********' ******* **** can ** ******** **** *** ******** client, *** **** ******* *** **** in ***** ** ******** ***** *** 'classroom' ********. ** ~$** *** ***, cash-strapped ******* *** *** ****** ** purchase *** ******** ***** ********** ** them.
  • *** **** ** * ****:****, ****** * ********* '********' ******* that ************** ***** *** ***** ** once, *** *.**.* **** ** ************ programmed, ******* **** ***** ** * risk ** ***** ********* ********* ****** emergencies.
  • *********: ********, ***** *** '**********' ********* is ** *********, *** *********** ** AA ********* ** * ********. ***** the **** ****** ***** '** ** 90,000 ****** *** *** ** *********', this ***** ***** ** **** *** abnormal ***/***** ** * ********* **** account. ********* *** *** ****** *** long ****** *******, ********** ***** ******* life, *** *** **** ** ********* 6 ** ********* ** **** * small ****** ** ** ** ** doors *** ***** **** ********* ** dollars.

Competitive ********

******** ** ********* ********** ****** *******, this ******* ******* ** ***** **** the ******* ****. *******, ***** *** sharp *********** ** ************* *** ******* administration ******* ***** ***** *** ********** EAC. ** *******, *** ******* ******* will ** ******** ** * '****' solution *** ** **** ******** ** other '**********' **** *********. **** ********** with*******'* ** ******** **** ****, ***** **************, ********* lock *********, ****** *******, *** ******* is ****** ***** ******* *** ***, however ******* *** ******* ** *** other ********** ***** ******* *******'* ****** 'lockdown' ********.

********, *** '********* ****' ******** *** be ******** ******* **********-**** ********** **** **** $***. **** *** *.**.*, ***** ********* can ** ******** ** ******** ***** with ** ********** **** *** *** match ******** ****** *******. *******, ***** from *** ****** ******** *******, *** Sargent **** ****** ******** *********** ***** from ****. *** ******** *** ****** readers ******* ****** ******** *********** ** be ****, *** *** ****'* ************* allows * ******** ** ***** ****** at ******* *****.

** ******** ** * ********** ***-**** lock, *** ***** '****** *******' ******** of *** ******* ***** *** **** tighter ******** ************** ** ****** **********. The ~$**** ******** ** *** ******* v.G1.5 **** *********, ********* ***** ****** control ** * **** ***** *** sub $*** ********** **** ******** ******.

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** * ****** ******** ****** *** ***** ****** *********, **** ******** *** ******** ****** control ******* *** ******* *** ******* in *** **** ** ******* ** facility ********. ***** ****** ********* *** universities *** ********* * **** ***** of ******* ** ***** ** ******* vulnerabilities, **** ******* ********** ****** ******* systems ** *********** ********** **** *****.

*******'* ******** ** * ********** ***-**** option *** ***** **********, **** * mix ** ******** ******* ** * step ***** **********-**** ******* *** **** a ***** *** **** ******* ********** access *******. *** ******* **** ******** classroom ******** ******* ********* *** *** capital ****** *** ********** ****** *******.

 

 

 

 

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