Poor OSDP Usage Statistics 2019

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jul 09, 2019, 10:33am EDT

OSDP certainly offers advantages over decades-old Wiegand (see our OSDP Access Control Guide) but new IPVM statistics show that usage of OSDP, even in new readers, is extremely low.

Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons for and against the credential communication protocol.

Results **********

*** ************ ******** ** integrators ******** **** '*****' or ****** *** ****.

****, ******* ***** ******** as * *********** ** Wiegand, **% ** *********** answered **** *** ******* more **** **** *** OSDP:

**** *** ****** ******* as ******* *** **** adoption:

  • **** *** ****** ****** from ********* *** ** not ********* ** *********** outside ** ****-********/ ********** markets.
  • **********'* ********* ****** ******* do *** ******* ****.
  • **** ***** **** **** Wiegand *** *** ******** are ******* ** **** a ******.
  • ********* *** ***-***** ***** do *** ********** ** aren't ******** **** ****.

** ***** **** ** those **** ** ******** sections **** ********** ***** comments *****.

OSDP ******* *****

******, ******* **** ******** is **** ******, *** possibility ** ****** ********* may ** * ********** concern.

****** ****'* **** ******* is **** *** ********* proponent, *********** ******** *********** (***), ** *** **** known ***** *** ***** and ***** *********** **** other ******** ****** *********, ******* ** ****, Sony, *** ***** *** for ***** ************.

**** *** *********** *******, OSDP ** ** **************** standard ******* ******* *** controllers. *******, **** ****** many ************ **** ************* communication, '****** *******' **********, and *-*** ********* ******* not ********* **** *******.

*******, ******* *** **********, integrator ******** **** ** clear **** **** ******** is *** * **** thing ** ******, *** when ** **** **** place ** ******* ******, in ******** ******** ** the ****** *** ********* of *******'* ******** ***** are *** *********** * powerful ****** *** ********.

For ****, **** *** ****

*** **** ******** ** integrators ******** **** ****** never *** **** *** stick **** ******* *** to **** ** ******, lack ** ********* *******, and ** ************** ********* it:

  • "**** **** **** ****. Our ******** *****'* ******** the ****** ***. **'** most ******** **** *******."
  • "*%, *** ** **** of ******** ** ** and *** **** ** customers ********** **."
  • "****, ** ******"
  • "*%. *** ****** *** our ********* ***** ******* is **** ********."
  • "****. **** *** ******** to *** **** *******."
  • "****** ****** ** *** being **** ** *****/*** solutions. ******* ********** ********* as *** ***** *** not **********."
  • "*%. ******** *** ******** we *** ********** ******* it (***), ** ** not ******* **** ********."
  • "*% ** *** *** buying **** ***** ** readers ***."
  • "*% ** **** *****'* explored **** ******."
  • "*% *** **** **** ended ********* **** ******* to *** ******** ****** for *** *** ********** existing ******* *** ******"
  • "*** ** *** ***** written ** ***********."
  • "*%. ** ** *** important ** **."
  • "****, ** ***'* *** any **** ****** *** our ****** *******, ** are ******* ******* ** Bit ******* *** *** access ******* ********."
  • "*% ** *** *** been ********** ** *** moment."
  • "*. ** *** *** come **."
  • "*%-*** ****** ********/*********/******** ***"

Not ********* ** ****** *******

** **** ** ***** that **** ** ****** not ****** ********* ** Wiegand ** ****** *********.

***** *** ******* ****** of************* ********** **** ** growing, ***** *** ***** significant **** ** ******* with ******* ****** ***** limited ** *******:

  • "*% *** ********* ** our *** ** ****** and *** ***** ** all."
  • "****. ** ****** *** TDSi *** ****** *********."
  • "*% ** ****** ** AMAG *** *** ***** don't ******* **. ** are ******* ***** ** roll ** *** ** a *** *** ********* on *** *** ***** new *****."
  • "***** **** ******* * do ******* **** **** is ********* *** *** Security *** **************** ** Access ******* *******. *** main ************ * *** is ****** *** **** only ******* *******."
  • "****. *** ****** ******* do *** ***** ** end ** *** ********."
  • "** *** * ***** single ******* ** ****** 1000 ******* **** **** specifically ******** **** **** but ***** *** ***% deploy **** ***** ****** phases ******* *** ***********. As * ******** ** try ** ******* **** on ****** ***** ********."
  • "**** ******* ** *** siemens **********"
  • "*% ******* **** ****** don't ******* ****."
  • "*% *** *** **** not **** **** * product ***. ******."
  • "*. ****** ******* ******* we *** **** *** support ****."
  • "******* ** ***** ********* in *** ********. ** is **** * ****** of ***********."
  • "*** **** **** *** only *** **** ******* for ***** * ****** - ** ****** ****** uptake ** *** **** future."
  • "**'** ****** ***** ** new *****, *** ******** customer ******* ***** *** weigand ** */**"

** ****, **** ****** and ********** **** ******* OSDP ** ** ***********, a *** ***** ** discuss ** ******* ****** ******* *****.

Do *** ********** ****

******* ***** ** *** fact **** *** *****, access *******, *** ********** do *** ********** *** advantage ** ****. *** lack ** ************* ** a ******* ** ********** the ******** ** ******* security ***** ** ***** it ** ******* *********** between ****** *** **********.

*** ******* ******** *********** this:

***** **% [*** ****]. We *** ** ****** new ******* **** **** security ** **** ** a ******* ********, ****** many ** *** ********* are *** ** ********** in ** ****** ** make ** ********* ** their ****. ** **** had **** *** ******** concerned ***** *** ********** between *** ****** & controller. **** ** *** customers ** *** **** that **** ** ****** is ******.

*******, **** ********* *** the ******* ****** **** cited:

  • "* ***** *** ** is *** ***** **** because ** ********. **** few **** ***** ** and/or ********** *** ********. And **** ********* ***'* know ***** ** ** don't **** **."
  • "*** ****** ******** *** the ***********, *** ****** information *** ********* ** change ***** ******. *******, this ** * **** for ** **** *** next ****."
  • "[*** **] ******* *** not ********** ***. ********* over ****** *** **************. Wiegand ***** ********."
  • "*** **** ****** *********** aren't ********** ** **** much."
  • "** ** *** ********* people *** ******** **** yet *** * ***** we ****** **** **** it ****."
  • "*** ********* **** ******* systems **** ** *** expanding *** ******* *** OSDP ** *** * requirement ***. **** **** to ** ** ** some ***** ******."
  • "** **** *** *** implement ***** ****. *** reason ** **** ******* that ** **** *** still *** ***** *** open ********. ***** ** still * *** ** educating *** ******."
  • "** **** ******* ***** the ******* ************* ***** this **** *** ** informing *********"
  • "*********** ** ***** *** not *****. **** ** sell ** ** ********. Sad **** *********** *****'* even **** **** **** is"
  • "*** ****** ********* ***** OSDP."

*** ***** ******* ** the ******* ********* *** features ** ****, **** published**** ****** ******* ******* ******* *** ***** differences ******** ** *******.

Extra ****, ******* *******

******* ************ *** ** the **** **** ********** often **** **** **** their ******* ************, **** before *********** **** ********** labor (**: ****** ******* costs) *** ***** ****** to ***** *** ******** for ***, *** *** for ******* *******:

  • "** **** *****, *** additional **** ** **** readers ***'* **** ** being ***** *** ********** security ** ********."
  • "**%, ******** ** ********* have ********* *** ***** cost ******."
  • "************ ******** **** *** customers. ** ******* *** show *** ******** ** utilizing ** *** ******* but *** ********** ** OSDP ******** ****** *** bottom **** ************* ** larger *******."
  • "* ***’* ***** * have *** **** *** OSDP. ****** **** ******* and ******* **** ** our ******* *** ******** customer *** ***** ****** not ** ************ ***** or ****** *** ******* equipment."
  • "**** ** *** ******* are **** ********** ** existing ******* ** ********* where ****** ** ********** and ** **** ** maintain **********. ******** *** the **** ********."
  • "**% ** *** *** install **** *** **** based ******* *** ** higher **** ** **** readers *** ******** ********* towards ******** **** **** budget."
  • "** **** ***** ********* readers **** **** ****. We *** ***** ** the ********** *** *** you ***** *** ** but ** **** **** not *** * *** demand **** ********* *** us ** ** *** of *** *** ** start ***** ** ** training *** *********** *** engineers. ** ***** **** this ******* ** *** huge *** *********. ** are ******* **** ****** to *** ********* ** stop ***** ****** *******."
  • "****. *** ** * good ********. *** **** of *** **********. ***** able ** ***** ***** readers ***'* ******* ***** you **** ** *** all *** ***** ****** to *** ****."
  • "********* ****** ** **** money *** *** *******."

***** *** **** ********** is ********** ** *** some *******, **** ************* like *** *** ******* essentially ******** *** **** for ****** ******, ***** manufacturers ****** * ******* for ****.

*** *******, ** ************ **** ****** ****** Test, *** **** ******* we ****** **** ~**% more **** *** ********** Wiegand *****.

Heavy **** *****

*** ******* ********* ******** or **** **** ********, they ***** ********* ***** it ** ******** ** 'high ********' *************** ********** *** ************* systems.

************, ******** ********* ** government***** ********* ************ ******* **** *** compose *** **** ** their *************** ******* ** 'regular' ********** ******:

  • "** **** ***** ** OSDP ** *** *******. First, ** ** **** secure. ***, *** *** optical ****** ** ******* by ******* ******* *** additional *******. ***, ** are ********* * ******* government ********** *** **** is ******** *** ***** compliance, ** ***** ** using **** ** *** show **** *** ******** is ****** **** ******/******** in *** ***** *********."
  • "**** *** ****** ***** like **** *******. **** are ***** ***** *******."
  • "** **** **** ***** a ***** ********** ************ that ******** ****-** **********. This ******** *** *** of ****."
  • "******** ** *** ******* concerned ***** ******* ** Prox *****. ******* ****** educated *** **** *** encryption *** ******** ******** offered ** ****."
  • "***%. **'* **** **** secure."
  • "** *** ** *** Fed *** ********* *** spec *** ***********"

SIA ********

** ****** ***** ******* with ***, *** ******** group ************ ****, ****** '**** ***** are *** *** *********** members ****** ** ******* OSDP *** **** *******?' and '**** **** *** suggest *** *********** ** educate ***** ********* ** OSDP?'

**** ************ *** *******, emphasizing **** **** ********* is * ********* *** group ** ********* ******* to *******:

*** ********** *** **** for **** ********* ** both *** ********** *** implementation ** *** *** OSDP *************.

*** **** ******* *****, and *** ****** ********* have ***** ******** ***** to ******** *** ****** of **** ********* ****** the ****** ******** ********* (manufacturers, ***********, *********** *** practitioners).

*** *** ****** ********* have ********* *** ****** individually **** *** **** 18 ****** ** ******** OSDP ********* ******* ********, live ******** ** ********** and ***********, *** ***** platforms.

*** *** ********* *** SIA **** **** ****, designed ** **** **-*****, hands-on **** ********* ** integrators, ************* *** ************ trainers. *** **** **** Camp **** ** ********* for ***** ******* **** at *** *******, *** the *** **** **** Camp ****** **** ** co-located ********** **** * number ** ******** ****** throughout *** **** ** the **** *** ****.

*** ** **** ** the ******* ** ********** fact ******, **** *** free ***** ************* ****** designed ** **** ************ with *** ****** *********** between ********* **** *** Weigand.

***** ******* *** ** addition ** *** ****** SIA *********** *** ******* events ** *** **** that ******** *** ******** of *** **** *** promote *** *** ** sharing *** **** ************** experiences ** *** ********* that **** ****** **** as ***** ****** ******* solution.

*******, *** ****** **** many '****' ********* ******* are ***** ** ***********, and ***~$*** **** **** *********** **** ** *** a ********* ****** *** many ****** ********** *** specifiers.

*******, ** ***** ** become **** **** * fringe ****** *** ******, OSDP ********** **** ** become **** ********* ** communicating *** ********* ****** specifiers ** *** ********** and ********* ***************.

Comments (25)

***** *******! 

**** ****** *** **** in ******** ********* **** to ** *********** **** the ******* **** ***** with ****.  **** ********* beyond **** *********** *** specifiers:  **** ***** ************* seem ** ******** **** a ********* ****** ******* cable **** *****'* **** a **/* ******** *****.

*** **** ** ***** adoption ********* **** **** the **********.   ******** *** change ** ********* ******* an ********* ****** *** a ***** ****, ** engineering **** *** **** every **********.   *********** *** risks ** ***** ******* when ******* ****** *** unknown - *** ***** now *** *** ***** are *** ********* *** demand *** **** ** do **.

* *** ** ****** comfortable ** ** ** cutting ** *** *****.  Integrators *** *** ***** to **** *** ***** labor ** ************ * new ********** **** *** end **** *****'* **** like **** **** **** ROI.  ***, ** ** the **** ****... *** not **** *********** **** to **** **** ***** labor ** ***** ** the ***.

** *¢ ** **** OSDP ****** ** ******** by ******** **********, **** at *** *** ***** devices **** *** ***. The ******** ************* ******** should ** ******* *** not ******** **** ****** technologies. **** ******* **** transmit ****** **** *** authentication, ** ** * really **** ****** **** you ***** ** ****. Those **** ***** '*** network' ** ********** ** using *** ******* *** the **** **** **** the '***** *****' ** learn *** **** ** not **** *** *****, security ************* ******/*** ******* additional ******** ** ******** physical ******* *** ***********. Such ** ****** ******* that ********* ****** *** data ********** ** *** card ****** **** *** authenticate ****** **** *** switch, *** * ****** alarm *** **** **** power *** *** ******. Naturally **** ****** ***** reside ** ***** ** the ****** ******, ** not.

******** ** **** *******, how **** ** **** cost ** ****? $**?  $35? ***** ** ***** cheap ********* **** *******, well **** **** *****? Compare **** ** ** HID **** ****** **** blue *****, ***, **** blue ***, **** ** those ** ***? (****** version, ******** *******  */*** -> ***).

****** *******. ***...*** **** to ********* * **** or > ****** **** your *******, ** **** standard ********. ********** ** PACS *** ** ******* network(common *** *******). ****, since *** ****** ** now * ****** **** have *** *** ****** the ************** **** *** PACS. **** *** *** can **** * **-***-*** license ** **** ******* system...err *******(****). ******* ** having * **** *** system ************ *********** **** have *** ****** **** the **** ******* ***** to **** * ***** token ** *** *** for **************...*** ******* **** you *** **** ** on *** **** ** well. *** *** ****** is **** *** ****** recognition, ** ***** **** kind ** *****, **** a ****** ******? **** the ****** *** **** the **** ** *** phone ** ****** * PIN ** ****** **** a ** **** ** the ****** ******.

******* ***** ** *** on *** ** *** this ***** *** ******** technology. ****? ***? ….**** finger.

****** *** ******** ** the ******, * **** do *** ***** **** is *** ***** ***********. I **** ******* ******* but ** ****, * just *** **** ******** all *** ********* ** parade #*************

****' ***** ** * combined ******/***/** ****** **** even **** ** ******** functionality *** ***. **** further ** **** *****, the ****** *** ** a *** ****** *** it **** **** ** be ********* ** ** Axis ********** ** ***** that ******** *** ** the *** ***** **** uses *****. ***** ************ seem ******** *** *********** would ****** ** ** the ********** / ******** side ** **** ***. Just ****** ** ******* that ***** *** ********** companies ******** **** **** of ********** *** ******* as *** ********* **.

**********: *** ** **** employee, *** ** **** integrators ***** ***** ******* into *** ***** **** partners.

...*** *** ***** "******** lives ** *** *** on *** ******** **** of *** ****" ***** is *** ** *****, i **** **.

**** ****** ** *** the **********. ** **** function ** * ****** & ******** & ** camera, *** ************ **** a ******** **********.

**#* - *** ***** some **** ****** ** your ******* *** ***** certainly *** **** ***** of ************ ** ** made ** **** ******* of *** ********.  *** the *** ***** **** you **** ********** ** that **** ** *** companies **** ***** ** be "****** ******* *************" are ** **** ******* more **** ******** ********** and ***** ******* **********. That ** *** *** trend ***** ****, **** a *** ******** *******, build ******** ****** ******** they ***** ****** *** confines ** *** ***/*** and *** *** ******. 

**** ** ****.  ****** the ***** ** *** television.  *** ***** **** Westinghouse *** *** ******* TV ************ ** *** world * *******.  ******** made *******.  ***** ****** and **** *********.  **** with ** ***** *** when * **** ** wait *** *********** ** talk ** *********** ** try *** ***** ****** on *** ******** **** don't **** *** ******** they ******, *** ***'* write.   **** * months ** *** ***** now.

******* **** *** ** my *******.  **** ** wasted **** *** ******** for *** ******** *** unfair ** *** ******** who ********* * ******* they ****** ** ****.  Oh ****, ****'* **** Microsoft's ******** *** *****.  It's **** ******.  ***** about *** *** ** bill ** **** *** product *******. 

***** ******* ** ** little ** ** **** innovation, **** ********* *****, feature ***** *** ******** complexity.

**** *** **** ***** benefits, *** ***** **'* universal *** ******* ** are **** ********** **** requested ** *** *** user. 

******, ** ** **** yet ******* ******* ******* firmware **** *** **** bugs, ***** ******* *** can *** ****** ********.  Cool, *** ********* ** cost *********?

*****'* *** ****** **-**-***-****.  People ****** ** **** "unprotected ********* ******* ******* visible ** *** ******* of *** ********."  ****, your ******* ****** ****** barely ******** ****** ***** on * ********* **** can *** *** *** trouble ********** ********** ** add ******** ** * new *****.  (***** **** whole *** ***** ***** in *** **********?)

* ***** **** ** at *** ****, ********* into * ******** ******** network ************** **** ****** uses ************ *** ********* and **** ****** *** all **** *****, ****** completely ********** ** **** average *******-******** ***** ** infrastructure...

****** *** *******!  ** a ********** *** ***-****, I **** ****'* **** v2 (**** *** *******!) in ******** ****** ******* installations ***** ***-****.  ** have **** ***** ********* integrators; *******, * **** yet ** *** ****** successfully *** ** *** system ** ******* ******** configuring ****.  ** **** worked ******* **** *** manufacturers ** ******* ********** specifications *** **** ******** manufacturer-provided **** ******* ** facilitate ******** *** ******* equipment.  

** **** **** **** "the ***** **** *** shipped", "*** ********** *** not ******** **** *** technology *** ***** **** a ******** *****", "*** reader ** ***", *** "it ** *** ** correctly" (**** ****** *** system ******* ***** **** and/or *** ** *** active). 

**** ***** ******, **** installations **** ** *********** for *** *********** ***** they **** ** **-***** parts, **** *********** **** out ** *** ****, and ******* ************* ******** their ***** ** ** effort ** *** *** systems *******.  ** ** also ********* *********** *** an ***-**** *** ***** to ******* * ****** that **** ** **** to **** ********* *** capabilities ** ************* ******** improving ***** ************** ** OSDP.

****** *** *** *******!

*** ***-**-*** ************* ******* readers *** *********** *** OSDP ** ******* * weakness ******** ** *** default '**** & ****' nature ** *******.  * think *****'* ** *********** for ******* ** ******** the ******* *** ********, but ** **** **** abandoning ******* ** *** default.

****'* ***** ** **** troubling.  ********** **** *** are ****** ** ********** insecure, ***** ******** *** kHz *********** (**'** **** published ** ****, ***: ***: **** ******* ******* 125 *** ***********), *** ***** ** little ******** ** ****** away.

**, **** *** ***, Wiegand ***** **** ** stay, *** **** ***** being * ****** ****** more *********** ***** *** taken ** *** *** OSDP *******.

********** **** **** ** fact ******* ****** *** correct *****, ********* ****** tools ************* *** ************* details, *** ********* *** person ******* *** ***** to *** ******* **** the **** **.  *********** do **** ** ********* fail ** **** **** OSDP.  ****'* *** * protocol *****, ****'* * "how *** ** ******** from ************ ******" ** your ********** ****.  *** trust ***** ****** ** install ***, *** ****** Recognition, *** **** ***** systems *** **** ***'* order ****** *****?  (** are ******* ** **** that ****** ** *****.)  And *** ***** **** vendor ** * ******* Advisor?

**** ** ** **** osdp **** ***** ** so **** **** ***** intensive ** *****? 

** ***'* ***********. *********, it ** ****** ** to *********** ***** ********* ports (******* ****** ****** controller *****) *** **** configuring *** **********/****** ********** system ** *********** **** the ****** ***** ****. Usually **** ******** ******* into *** ********** ** access ****** ** * power *****.

** ***** ******* ********** steps ***** ** ***** OSDP ******** *** ***** devices *** ****, *** whatever ****** ** ****** is **** **** ****** Wiegand *********** ***** **/** ports. ****'* *** ***.

**** ** *** **** labor ********* ** ******** properly ** **** *********.   Areas ***** * **** seen ****** *******:  

- *********** **** ******** the ***** **** ******* ready *** **** *** of *** *** ** has ******* *** ***** solution ** ***** (** configuration *****) 
- *** ********** ** aware **** ** ***** used, ** ***** ** the ****** ********, *** programming ************
- *** ******** ** capable...  (***** **** *****.)
- *** ****** ** up ** **** (**** V2 ** *** *** using ****** *******)

*** ****** ** * miss ** **** ***** labor:   ******** ** * site, ******* ** *********, and *** ** * face ** ***** ** a ********.   

****** ******* **** *** some ********** ************* ** the ************* ** ********* between *** ****** *** the *****.  **** ******, the ****** *** *** reader **** ****** ** reused ******* ***** ********* their *******.   *** *** imagine *** ********* ** untrained ********** ***** **** in **** ********, ********** on * ******* **** down *** ****.

*** ***** ***** **** server ***** ****** *********** and **** *** *** of **** ** *** readers, ******** **** *** complexity. **'* *** ***** and ** *****.

** *** *** ***** same *********** *** ***** they ****** ******* **** names *** ********* *** their ******* *** **** likely *** *** **** percentage *********.  **** ** a ****** ** ****** it **** ******** ** a ******** ************ ** educate *** ********.  ** they **** ****** *** technology ******* ** ***** raise *** ***** ***** of *** ******* ** 1% **** **** ** their ***********.  *** **** of ***** ******* ***** like **** *********** *** wont ***** ****** ******** standards ***** **** *** forced **. 

*** **** ** *** know ***** **** ****** *****://****.*********/ 

***, ** ******** ****** to ** ***** ***:

Not ********* ** ****** *******

** **** ** ***** that **** ** ****** not ****** ********* ** Wiegand ** ****** *********.

***** *** ******* ****** of ************* ********** **** ** growing, ***** *** ***** significant **** ** ******* with ******* ****** ***** limited ** *******:

****'* ***** **** ****** et ** *** ***** that, *** ** ******* controls **** ****** **** an ******** ******* **** they ********.

*** ****! **** *** on ***** **** ****, and ********* ****** *** beating *** ****.

**** ** ***** ******* steps. 

*** ********** ** ** international ******** (*** ***** -11 ) ***** (-*) is ***********, ***** ** a ******* *** **** nearly ********. 

***** **** **** * lot ** *************** **** time *** *** ***** to **** *** ***********.  We **** **** ***** a ******* ** ********* to ******* ******** ****** vendors *** ** ** fair *** *** ***** the ****** ******* **** the **** *** ******* to ***** ** ******** being **** ***** **** mfgrs ************.  **** ******** can *** ****** ********* fully ********* *** ************* where ** "***" ** installed ****** *** ********,.  The **** **** ****, a ***** ****** ** IDmachines, ******* ********* *** SIA, ***** **** * number ** *************, *** a **** **** ** provide ***** ** ******** and ******* * ********** for ****.  *** ***** one *** ***-*****, *********** and ************* *** *** very ********** *** ***** will ** *******.  **** of *** *****-** ** device ************* *** ********** testing. 

*** **** ****, ** you ******* **** ***,  is ** **** *********** and **************** *******.  *** plan ** ** ***** on *** ******* ********** and **** **** **** a ******* *** ************* program.  **** ** ********.  I'd **** ** *** it **** ** ** place ** *** *** of ********* *** ***'* but * *** *** that *** **** ** acknowledge *** ******* *** taking ***** ** **** the ****.

****** *****, ***'* ****** click *******, .  **** there ** **** ******* than **** ** *** world *** *** ********** of **** ** ***** uneven * ***** *** point ** **** ** is ** ****** **** a ********** ****** ** vendors *** *** ******** and ************* ************ **** it **** ****** **** enterprise ***** *********.  *** economics ****** ** ** its ***** ****** *** case, ***** *****, ****** update, ****** ***********, **** to *** **** ******** here **** *** *****.

 

**'** ***** *** ***** OSDP ****** **** **** (six ** **).

*** **, *** ********** is *********** ** ***** **** ***** and **** *******. **** ****** you ** ***** ***** multiple ******* ** * single ******* **** ****** port. $** **** *** reader * * *******, is **** **** **** buying * ****** **-** (same *** * ******* and ** **-**).

***, ** *** ****** seems **** ** *********** software **********. **** ***** allow *** *** **** than *** ******* *** port, *** **** *** number ** ********* ****** and ****** ** ** MR-52 *****'* ** **** reason ** ******'* ****** 4+ ***** (**** ***** and **** ******* ** each).

**** * ******* ** daisy ******** ******** ******* ***** OSDP to *** ***********, * was **** ***** ** no ***** ** ***** chain ******* ******* *** still **** ** *** cable **** *** ********* to **** **** ** operate *** ***** ******** (locks, ***, ***.).  *** you ***** *** *** address **** *****?

** ********* ******* ******** on **** *********** - using **** ** *********** provide ******* ** ****** additional ********. *******'* ********:

** ******** ******* *** statement ** ********, *** Mercury **** *** ********** designed ** ******* * readers.  ** ******* *** firmware, ** ** ***** cost, ** **** *** ability ** ****** ** to * **** ******* in *** **/*** ************* or *******/********* *************.  ** do **** * *** extra ******/******* ** *** board *** ***** **** not ******** *** ********** doors *** *** **** for ********* *********.  **** of *** ******** **** these ****** ********* ** their ********, ** * change ** ****, ** always, *** **** ********** consequences ** *** ********* that ** **** ** be *********.

** *** ***** ** potential **** *******, ******* suggests *** ********** ***** may ****** *** ******** costs:

** **** *****, *** labor **** ** ********* all ****, **** *** readers, ************, ***., ***** the **** ** ******* adding ******* ********** ***** irrelevant.  ** ********, *** resilience *** ******** **********, how **** ******* ** you ****** **** ** connect ** *** **** on *** *****?  *** intelligent ***********, *** *******, can ******* *** *******, but * ***’* **** anyone **** ***** **** out.  **** ********* **** with **** *******.  ** some *****, **** ** make ***** ** *** too **** ****** ** one **** / ****.

*** ** *** ***** of '***** ********' ******* together:

*** **** ********* **** multi-dropping **** ******* ** addressing *** ******* ** be **** ** *** same ***.  ** *** experience, **** *** ***** unnecessary ************* ****** *** install.  *****, ***** **** readers ***’* **** *********** or *** ******** ***** to *********, *** ********** needs ** *** ****** configuration ***** ** * programmer **** *** ****** Manager, ***., ** *** up *** ******* ** each ******.  **** ***** add **** / ********** to *** *******.  *************, we *** ********* *** reader ******* *** ******* hardware ***** *** **** discover ******* *** **** program *** ******* / baud ****.  *** **** only ***** ** ***** is * ****** ********* per ****.  ** ***** is **** **** *** reader ** *** ****, we **** ** *** of ******* ***** ** which ** **** ************* is ********.

******* *** ******** ** insightful *** ****** *** issue ** ** *** extra ************* ***** **** makes *****-**** *********** **** expensive.

** * **********, * refuse *** ******* **********. Even **** ******* ** well ********* ** **** not **** *** *********** on *** ***** ** operation ** *** ****** and *** ** ** avoided.

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