Stand Alone Access Control (Sargent)

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Apr 29, 2013

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

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Competitive ********

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