The Prox Reader Shootout

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 27, 2015

In this report, we put eight readers of the popular 125 kHz contactless format head to head and see which one rises to the top.

Over a third of integrators call 125 kHz 'favorite', and tens of thousands of systems use them every day. So we picked readers from Allegion, HID, and Honeywell and others to see how they stacked up. We also tested the cheapest options we could find, just to see how much price plays a role in better performance:

Inside, see the full report that includes our findings for each reader.

** **** ******, ** *** ***** ******* ** *** ******* 125 *** *********** ****** **** ** **** *** *** ***** one ***** ** *** ***.

**** * ***** ** *********** **** *** *** '********', *** **** ** ********* ** ******* *** **** ***** day. ** ** ****** ******* **** ********, ***, *** ********* and ****** ** *** *** **** ******* **. ** **** tested *** ******** ******* ** ***** ****, **** ** *** how **** ***** ***** * **** ** ****** ***********:

******, *** *** **** ****** **** ******** *** ******** *** each ******.

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Key ********

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

  • ******** (*******) ***** ****: ***** ******* *** **** ******** ****** *** ****, ***** features * ********** ***** ******* **** ***** ** *** ****** with ** *********** ****. ***** *** ***** ********* '*****' ****** units, *** **** ******** * *******, ****-****** ******* **** ** sharp *****. **** ****** *** *** **** ***** ** ******* a ********** ******* **** ***** ****** ****** ** *** *****. However, ***** *** *********** *** ****** ** **** ****** ** high, ** *** **** *** ******* *****. ** ***** ** most *****, **** ********* ******* ***** ** **** ********** *** perform **** ** **** ** *******.
  • ********* *******: *******, **** ****** ** * ********** *** ****** ***** for *** *** ********* ****, *** ***** ***** $** ****. Performance *** ***** ** *** ***. *******, *** *** *** this ********* ******* ** ** **** ******** ***** ********* ***** bezel ******* *** ******** **** *********** *****.
  • ********* **** *-*****: **** ****** ******** *** **** **** ***** ** *** smallest ****. *******, *** ***** *** **** ******** ****** **** a **** ** **** (**/***, *** ***** ********), *** *** beeper ******* *** ******* **** **** ***** *******. ****** *****, a **** ***** **** **** ***** ******* ** *** * card *** ******** **** ** * ***** ***********.
  • **** **-**** ****: ***** **** ****** *** *** ** *** *******, **** reader **** ******* *** ******* **** ***** ** *** *****. It ** **** *********** ***** ** ***** ** *** *** ProxPoint, *** *** ***** (**** *******) **** ***** ** *** large *** **** ***** ***** ** ***** ******.
  • *** ********* ****: *********** ***** ** *** ********* *** ******** *******, **** reader ******* *** **** *** ** ***********, *** ****** *******, and ****** *****. ** *** *********** *** ******* ** ***, the **** ****** ***** ***** *******, **** ******, *** **** weatherproofing ******.
  • ******** **-*****: **********, **** **** *** **** *** **** ** *** HID **** *** ********* ****, *** ** ** *** ******** to **** **** *** *******. *******, ** *** **** ** used **** ******* *** *** (**) ****** ***********. **** ** a *********** *** **** ******** ********* *******.
  • ******* ** *** ****** ****** ****: ***** **** ****** ***** * ****** ****** ** * 125 *** ****** *** **** **** $**, *** ******* ******** of **** **** ** **** ** **** ****** **** ************ credentials. ****, ***** *** ****** ******* ** **********, *** ****** buttons *** ***, *** ****** ******** ** ***** ** ****** wear ***** ****** **** *** ****.
  • ******* ** *** ****** ****: ******* ***-$** ****, **** ****** *** *** ******* *** bulkiest, *** ** ****** **** ***** **** **** *" ****. This **** **** *** * ****** ****** ********* *** ******* being * *** ****** *** ******** ******** ********* *** *********. Despite *** ***-**** ******, **** **** ** *** ******** *** most ****** ******* *** ** **** ** *** ****** ******* and **** ***** *******.

*******, *** ******* ****** ***** ******* ********:

  • *** ************* ***** ****: **** ****** *** *** *** ******, ******* *** *********** licensed ** **** **** ******* ***********. *** *******, *** *********** can **** ** **** ** *** *******, *** *** ******** reader ******** **** **** **** **** ******* ***** *** *** common '*** ********' *******.
  • ********** **** ******* *****: ** ***** ** **** ***** *** **** *********, *** shape ** *** ********** *** *** ****** ***********. ** ****** a ******* ** *** *** *********** **** ******* **-** ***** cards, **********, *** *******. ** ** **** *** * ****** pickup ** **** ******/******* ***** *** ** *** ***** ** the **********.
  • ******* ***************:** *******, *** **** ********* ******* ******* **** ****** ************ and ****** ***** ******** **** *** ******* ************.

** ****** ** ***** **** ** *** ******** *****.

Our **************

** *** ****, *** **** ****** ******* *** *** *** ProxPoint ****.

***** *********** *** **** ****** ** *** ******** **-***** *** the ********* *******, ** ******* *** **** *** ** ***** size, **** *****, ****, *** ********** ****** *******. **** **'* mini-mullion **** ** ****** *** **** ******** ***********, *** **** ~$55 (** ****) ******. *******, ***** **** ******* *** *** kHz ******* *** ******** **** **** ** ****, *** ***** advantage *** ****** ** ***** ******* ******* (**: ********* *******) are '** ****' ** ***********'* ********.

***** ******* ****** ******* *** ********* **** *-***** **** ********* equal ** ****** ** *** ********** *** *****, ** ~$** more *** ******, *** *** **** **-**** **** *** **** equal ** ***** *** ************, *** *** *** ** *** largest ***** - *** ***** *** ******** ** ***** ******. The **** **** **** ******* *** ******* **** ***** ** the ***** ******, ***** ********* *".

*** ******* ***** ***-*** ****** ******* *** ****, *** *** reader ******* *** *** * ********* *****, ***** *** **** common ******* ******* *** **.** *** ***********.

Reader **** ******

*** *** ****, ** ******** *** '****-*******' ***** ******* **** all **** **** **** $** **** *** **** *** *** 'proximity-style' *********** ***********. ** *** *****, ***** **** ********* ****** (via ****** *********) ** ******* ******** ******** ************.

**** ***** ** *** ***** *** ***** ****** ** ******** directly ** **** ******** ** ****** ** ********, *** ******** fixtures **** ******-**** ***** ** **** ******** ******** *** *** needed. ** *** ****** *****, *** ****-******* **** ****** ** most ******** **** ** ********** ****** *******.

Price **********

** ***** ** ****, *** **** ******* ****** **** * high ** ~$** ** **** **** $**. *** ***** ***** shows ****, *** *********** * *** ******:*** ********** ************** ***** ****.

***** *** ****, *******, *** ****** ** * *** *** based ********** ******, ******* **** ** ******** ** **** **. 'Generic' *** *** ******* ********* **** ** - ** ****, but **** *** **** **** *** *****.

** *** ****, ********** ***** **-** *********** **** ****, *** Generic ******* ***** *** **** *** *****, *** ***** *** readers **** ******* *****. ** ****, ***-*** *********** ********* **** less *** **** **** ***** *** *********** - ** *** example, *** *** ****** ***** **** $*.** ****, ***** ***-*** generics **** $*.** ****.

************, *** ****** **** *** ******** ****** *** **** *** branded, *** '*********' **** **** ***** ~$**. *******, **** ***** was ****** ** ******* **** *** ~$** '*******' ******* ****** that ** *** *** ********, *** ***** **** *** ***********.

Cost ***** ********** ******

*** ******* ***** *** ********* ***** ** ** **** *********. For *** ********** ******** *********, *********** *** ***** ****** **** the *** *** ********** ***** ** ************ ** ***** ******* if ********* **** **** ***** *** **** **** **** *** a ******.

**** ********** *** ********** ** **** ***** ** *********. ** price ********* ******* ******, *** '****' ********* *** ** *********. We ********* ***** ******** **** **** **** *** **** ******** reader **** ****** ** *** ** ******* ****** * ****** deal *** *** **** ***** ******.

Performance *******

*** *** *********** ****** *** ******* ** ********* *** *** away **** ********* *** ******** * ****, * ******** ****** '**** *****'. *** **** ******** * strong *********** ******* **** **** (** ***** ******) *** ***** read ***** (** ******), **** *** ******* *********:

**** ***** ****

** ****** **** ***** ** ********* *** ******** ******* *** face ** *** ****** *** * **** ********* *****, ***** is *** **** ******* ******** ** ***** ***.*** ************* **** ***, **** *** ******* ***** ***** ****** * inches *** *** ***** ********* ********* **** **** * ****.

** *******, ****** ***** **** ******* ***** (*** ******* ****** values *** ***********) *** ** **** ***** *** ******* **********. However, *** ********* ** **** ***** *** *** ******* ******* reader, *** ** *** ***-*** ******* ******. ******* ****** * large *********, *** ***** *** *** ******** ** ***** *.* inches.

*** ******* **** ***** ******** ** *** **** **-**** **** routinely **** **** * ******, **** *** ******* ***** ***** about *.** ******.

** *******, ******* **** **** ** ** ******* ** ** very **** *** ********** ******* *** ***** *** **** ****** easy ****** ** ******* * ****. *** **** ********* ** this ********** ** *** **** ****, ***** ~* **** ***** make ** ******** ** ***** ** ** ******** **** ** bollard ** ******.

********** *************

*** *** **** ** ********* *** ******* ** ****** ********** ******** ******* ******** *** ********** ****-******* *****. ** *** cases, ******* ************ **** ******* ******* ***** *** **** ** bad *****.

******* ***

*** ** *** ******* ** ********* **** ***** *** ******* use, ******** *** ****** ** ************ *** ******* ****** ** manufacturer.

  • ***** ******: **** *** ********* ** *** ******** ****, *** ****** priced ***** ******** * *****-****** ****** ******* **** *** ******* sealed ** ******** ******* *** ****. **** ****** ** ******* proofing ** **** ********* ** ****** ** *** *****, ******** is ********* ** *** **** ****** *******.
  • ***** ******: *** *** ******** (*******) ******* *** * ******-***** ****** seal, ***** *** ********** ********** *** ******* ** * ****** epoxy *** ******** ** **** *** ****. ***** **** ****** generally ** ********** *** **** *********, *** ***** *** ****** brittle ** ***** **** **** (********** ****** ******/**** ******) *** leave *** **** ********** ** ***** ******.

*** ***** ***** ***** **** *************** ***** **** ** **** for ********:

***** *******

** **** ******* *** ******* ** *** **** ** *** following **********, *** ***** **** *** ****** ********* **** ** differentiation:

  • ***/****** *******:*** ***** ******** **** ** ******* ****** *** ****** ***. In *** *****, ***** ******** ********** ** ********.
  • ****** *******: *** ******* ** *** **** ******** ** ** **** anti-tampering ****** **** ** ******** ****** *** ****** ** *** reader ** ******* *** *** ****. ** *** *****, **** sensor ******.
  • ******** **** *****: ** **** ********* **** **** *** *** *** **** to ** **** ** *** ****. *** **** ** ******** reading ******** ***** ** * *****, ******, ** ******* ** low, *** **** **** *********** ********* ** *** ****** *** likely ** ** *********.
  • **** *****: ** *** *****, ******* **** ******* ********** (* ****** or ****) ** ********** *****. **** *** ** ******* ****** did *** ****** ** ** * ******, *** ***** *** likely ** ** ***** ** ********** *******.

Comments (28)

** *** *** ********* ****** **** **** *** ***** ******. They’re **** ***** *** *** *** *****, ****’** **** ***** it. *** ******* ***** *** ** ******* * *** **** $50-$150 ******/******. * **** *** * *** ** ******** *** something **** *** *********…”** **** * ****** **** **** ** only **** *** *** *** ****** ******** ***** ** ******* to ******** *** *** **** ****** ** *** *** *** and *********** *** ******** *** *********. **** *** **’** *** handing *** ****** ** *********** ********.” **** ** ***** ********* are ***** *********** ** ******* **** ********** **** ***** *******.

****'* ***********, * *** *** *** **** ***** **** **** a ***** ***. '******** ****' *** * ****** ***-**** **********.

***** ****** ***** **** *** *********** ** *** ****? ***'* ProxPro **** **** ****** ***** *** ~$***, *** **** ** up **** *****.

**** **** ** "******** ***" **** ** ** **** *********** at ***? **** ** * **********/******** ********. ** *** ************* **** * ******, *** *** ** **** **** *** right ********/**********.

* ****** *** ***, *** *** **** **** *** ******* have * ******** ********? ** ********* ***** ** **** ************ has * ****** ** ******** *******.

******* ** ****** *** ***** ****?

*** *** *** ********* **** **** **** ** **** **** one?

"****** ** ***** **********, ******** ** **** *** *** ******* G!"

'*******' ** *** *** ******** ************'* ****, *** ** ** resold ***** *** '*******' **** ** ******. ***** *** ****** a ******* ****** ******** ****** **** **** ****:

*** ************ ** *********** * ******** ************, *** **** *** generic ********* *******.

******, ****'* *** **** ** *****.

** *** ****** ******* ** **** *** ************ ** ******* on ******, ******* ** "*** *******", ******* ****** ***** *******?

*'* ******** - *** ***** * **** (*** ***) ****** read * ******* (**.** ***) ****? *** ***** *** ******* non-HID **** ******* **** ******* **** ***** **** *****? ****** you **** ********* (** ****'* *********)?

[****: *** ***** **-** **** *** **** *** **** **.** MHz ******* ****, *** ** ***** *** *** ** ****** cards. *** **** ************* **** **.** *** *******, *** ***** MT ****** ** ****** ** ******. * ********* **** ** the ****** *****.]

**** ********** ******, *** ***** **-** *** **** *********** ** both ***********. *** *** ******, *** ******* *******.

** * ****** **** *** **** *** ****** *** ** 'read' *** ****, ** **** *****'* ******** *** ****. *** present *** ****, *** ******* ** ****.

**** '*********' ** *********** *** ****** ******* ** ******** *****. ** would *** ********* **************** ******, ****** * ************* ************* **.

* ***'* **** ******** **** **** ********* *** **-** ** supporting **.** *** ***********. ****'* ********* *********** ** ****, ******.

********* ** **** ** ****** **** ***'** **********: ****** **** between *** ****** *** *** ****.

*****://***.*********.***/*****/*********.***/*****/******-*********-**-**.***

****://***.***.***/******/******/***-****-***************-*******.***

* ***** *'** ***** **** * ******** *** **** **** that ******'* ** **** ** *** *** ******. ** ************* of *** ******* **** ******* **** ********* *** **** ******** prox ***** ** ******* **** **** ******** ***** **** **** when ******* ** * ******. ** *** **** *** ********* reading ** *** ******* **** ******* *** *** *****/******* ******?

* ******* *** ****** ** *** *** *********, **: ****** is *** ********* ****. ** *** **** **** *** *** RFID **** ** ** **** ************ ** ** *** ******** reader, *** *********** *** ** ****** **** *** ******.

** *** ** *********** ** *** ********** ** ***-*** ******** making *** ********** ******* ******* ********, ** ****'* ****** ** the ******* ** ******.

****: ** *** *** **** '***-***' ***** **** ******* *** 125 *** *************. ** ****** *** *** ** *****, *** HID **** ** *****, *** * ******* ***-*** ****** ***** can ** ****** *********. (**** ********* **** *** * ******* lock, *** ****'* ******* ***** ******.)

******* ***'* **** ******** ***** **** *******, ******. **** **** pass ****** **** ** ** *** ****** ******* ***** (*** Wiegand), ***** ** **** **** *** ******** ** *** **** into * **** # *** **********, ***** ** ****, ******* or *** *** **** ****** ** ********.

*'* ********************* ** **** *** *** ***** ******* ***** *** *** cards **** ***** **** ** *** ******** *** *** ******. It ***** **** ** ** **** ********* **** ** ******** signalling ******, **? ** **** **** ***/********** **** ******** ****, you'd ***** ** **** ** ** ***** *** ****** ****** data **** *** **** **** ***** ** **** ** ******** it **** ** ** ****'* ****** ** ***** *** # printed ** **.

******* ***'* **** ******** ***** **** *******, ******.

**** ***'* ****. **** *** ** **** ** ******** * card ** ***** * ****, *** ** *** **** ***** back ********** *********, ** **** ** *******. (** ****)

**** ***-******** ** * ******* *********** ** ****** **. ****.

** **** **** ***/********** **** ******** ****, ***'* ***** ** able ** ** ***** *** ****** ****** **** **** *** card **** ***** ** **** ** ******** ** **** ** it ****'* ****** ** ***** *** # ******* ** **.

**** ***** * *** ** *****, *** * ******* ** is *** ***** *** *** ******** ** *** *** ******&* formats. ** *** ** *** ********* ** *** ****** *******, (and ** ****** * **** ********* ** ******* ** *** market) *** *** ******* ******'* (** ****'*) **** **/******* ***** and **** *****. **** * ********* ******, * ******* *** bit ****** (******) ** *** *** ******** ****, ******* ********* everything *** ** *** ****** *** *****. (*** *****, *******, etc)

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

"*** ********* *** ******** *** *** ** ****, *** ********** RFID ********* **** ****** ******* **** *** *** **** **-** bits (********* ** **** ******)."

**, *****'* **** ***** ** **** **** * ****** "*********** to *******" ***********. ** *** **** ** *****'* ********* ** that ******** **** *** ******* ******** ***** ********* **** ******* with? **** ***** ****** ****** ** **, *** **** *****... 09 ** ********.

**** ** **** **** * ***** **** *** **** ******* around *** ****** **** *** ****** ** ********** *** *********************** **** **** *******. **** ** **** ** *********** * *********** *********. (* **** **** **********, *** **** ***** * **** overview).

** ****** *** **** ********* ****, * ***** *** **** help. ******* *** **** ****** ******* ****. ***** * ***** I ****, *** ****** ** ** **** **** **** * standard *** **** ******. ******* ********* ***:

***** (*** ***, ** ***, */*)

***** (*** ***, ** ***, */*)

***** *****/* (*** ***, *** ***, */*)

*-**** (**.** ***, *** ***, */*, *** ***** & ***/*** 15693)

* ****** *** ****** ***** **** *** **** ****** *** reader ****'* ****, *** ** **'* *** * ******** ******, then *** *** ****** ***** **** ** ** ******** ******* into *** ****** ******* ********. *** ********/************ * *** ****** has **** ****** "***********" ** *** **** ** **** ** that, *** *'* **** ****** **** ********* ******** **** ***** out ** *** *** (*** **** *** *******'* **** ** it). **** ** *** **** ******* *'** **** **** ** find ** ***, *** ** *.*. *************** ****** ****

******* **** *** **** *** ******* *** ** ****** *** thoughts ** ** ******* * ***** ********** *** *****. ******

"**** ****** *** ****** ****'* ****, *** ** **'* *** a ******** ******, **** *** *** ****** ***** **** ** be ******** ******* **** *** ****** ******* ********"

***, **** ** ******* *** *'* ********.

** ***** ** ** **** ***:

-*** ****/*** ** ********** **** * ******* *** ****** ** set ** *'* *** *'* (***********...**** **** ** *****).

-*** ***** ** *** *** ****** ** **** ******* *** card ******* (**-***, **, **, **, **....)

-**** *** ***** * **** ** **** ******, *** ****** just ********** *** *********** ** *** *'* *** *'* *** blasts **** **** **** ** *** ****** ******* ********/***** ** the **** ****** ** *'* *** *'* (*****, ***********...)

-*** ****** ******* ******** ******** **** ****** ** *'* *** 1's ** *** ****** *** ********** *** **** ******* ************** built **** *** ***********/******** *** ***** ***********, ***** * **** code *** **** ****** ** **** ****** ****.

-** ** *********** *** *** ******** (**** **-***) ** ********** all *** *'* *** *'*, **** ********* *** **** **** and **** ****** **** *** ********.

-** ***'** **** ***** **** * "**** ****** *** **********" in **** ****** ******* ******, *** ******* ******* ******* ** using ******* **** **** ******** * ********* *** ****** *** your ****** ****** ********* *** *'* *** *'* (****** **** systems *** ********* *******).

*********, *** ********* ****** **** **** ****, ** ***** *** series ** *'* *** *'* **** **** ** *** **** data. **'* ****, ** *****'* *********, ** **** ***** *** pushes *** *********** **** ** *** *****. *** ***** ** what *** ********** *** *'* *** *'* ****** **** **** from **** ****** **** *** *** ******, *** ************, *** card ****** **. (**********: * *** ** ***** ** *** providing **** ******, *** * ***** *'* ***** **).

*** ******* * **** ** **** ****** **'* * ************ bit ******, ******** **** **** *********** ** *** *** ****** control ****** ** ********* ** ********* ** ****** *********. **** with **** ** *** ******** *** ***** **** *** ** calculate *** **** ***** **** ******** **** **********, **'* ***** **** ** * ******** ****. ***** *** companies **** ******* *** ***** *-****** (**-*** ****** * *****) are ********* **** **** *** ****** **** (* *****, *** tech ******* *** *******......************** **, *** ***, * **** * shot). **'* ****** ** ********* *** ** * *** **** of ****** *** ** *** **** ***** *****.

**, * *** *** ****. "**'* ****, ** *****'* *********, it **** ***** *** ****** *** *********** **** ** *** panel" ** ********** *** ****, **** *** ***** ********** ***** on ****. *** **** *** ***** ** ******* **** ****? That's *** *'* ********.

* ***'* ***** **** "*** ******" ** *** ****** ****, by *** ***. *****'* **** ***** ** ****** ****, *** what ***'** ********** ** ********* ******** ** ** *** ****/*****/********** format, ** ** **********.

** *** ** *******-*********** ***** ******* ****, **'* ******** ***** simple ** *** **** * ****** **** **** **** *** the *** *** ** ****** **** *** **** ******, *** either *** **** # ******* ** *** **** ** * system **** **** **** *** *** **** ******. **** ** you ***'* *** *** ***** ******, *** ****** *********** ** the ****** ** *** ***** **** ***** ******, ** *** could **** ****** *** ****** *** ****** ** "**** ******".

**** ******* - ** ***** * **** ** ****?

** *'** **** ******* *** ****** ********* ** **** ******, but ** ** *** **** * **** ** ** *** do * ****** ** ** ***** *** ******* ** ** really **** '** *** *****' **** **** ****** **** **% of ********* ****/**** ** ****.

*******, **** **** ****, * ***** *** ********* ********** *** right ****** ** ******* ** *** ********** ******. *** *****:

"**** ** **** *** ****** **** *** *** ******-***** ******* use ***. *****, *'* **** ** **** **** *** **** differently **** ***** ******* ***** ***** **** ******* **** "**********" readers."

* *** ********* ** ***** ***** *** ******** ***** ***** of **********:***, ***, *** ***.

*** ********* *** ** *** ****** ****, *** *** ***. It ***** *** *** *** *** **** ***:

*** '********' ** *** ****** *** ** ** **** ********* than *** ** *** ** ****** *** ****** ********* ****** between * '*' *** * '*' **** ***. **** ** part ** *** *** *** ****** **** ****; **** *** built **** **** ********/********* '*********' ** *** ******.

'*******' ** ***** ****** *** ***, **** *** ****, ****, and **** *******.

** ***** *****:

  • *** **** ** *** *** ******: ** ****, ******* ****** *****'* *** ***.
  • *** *** **** ** *** ******: ** ****, ******* **** *****'* *** *** *** *** reader ******* ******** ****

*** *** *******, **** **** **** *** *** ******* ** read ***-*** *****. *** *** *** *******, **** ****** ****'* built **** ******** *** *****, *** ***** **** **** **** it ***** ***'** ****** ******* ***** ******.

** **** ** *****, ***** ** ******* ******* ** *** card ** ***. *** ****** (********** ***** ****) *** *** work **** *** ***********. **'* ******* **** **** '******** ******* obscurity'.

*** *** *******, **** **** **** *** *** ******* ** read ***-*** *****.

** ** ** ** *** ***-**** ** **** ** *** in **** ******?

**** ** **** *** ****** **** *** *** ******-***** ******* use ***. *****, *'* **** ** **** **** *** **** differently **** ***** ******* ***** ***** **** ******* **** "**********" readers. **** ********* ** ****** ***** ** ********** ** *** reader ****** ****** **** ** *** ****.

*'** *** *** ** ******* ** **** ********, ******* ** is ****** ***********.

*******, **** ********* ***'* **** ***** **** ***** ******* '******** through *********' *** **** ***'* **** *** *******. *'** ***** them *** ****** **** **** **/**** **** *******!

* ******* ******* ** ****** *** ******. *** *** **** does *** **** * ****** ***** ****** ** **. ** has * *** ** ***** ********, *** ****** ** *** one ** ****. ** **** **** * ****** **** - Unlike *** ****. ** ** **** ***** *** *** ******** like ****** *******, *** ****, *** *****, ***** ***** - having * ****** **** *** **** *** ** **** **** is *********.

**** *********** *******. ** ** **** ** **** **** ***** readers *** ******* **** ** ****?

*** *** **** ********* ***** *** ** *** *** ****.

* **** ***** **** ******** (*****) *** ******* ** **** with ****/**, *** ************* **** ***** *** ** ****** *** customer ********* ** ***** *******.

* **** *** ********* ** ****** ************** ****, *** ******* * **** ******** ** * **** idea.

****** *****.

** *** ** **** ** **** **** ********* **** **** reader (**,*****).

********** (********** **** *********** ** + **) *** ***** ***** rare.

********, ** ** **** ** **** ** *** **** ****** (the ********** ***** ** *********) **** ******* ****. *** **** is * *** (**) **** * "*" (*** ****) ******.

*** *** ********* **** ******* ********** **** ***** ** ** quite ****...

** *** *** **** **** *** ***** *** ******** (******** known ** ****** **) *******. ** ********* *** ********* *** MTK15 **** ****** *** ** *** ****. *** ****** ***** deployed *** *** *****.

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