Key Card Reader

Key Card Reader Installation in Tucson, Arizona

If you are looking for a key card reader for your home or office, Connect Security is the company to call. We offer magnetic, proximity, biometric fingerprint, mobile access control, and other types of access card readers. Whatever makes you most comfortable, we can install. Connect Security installs and services key card readers in Tucson, Marana, Sahuaritaand other cities in the Greater Tucson area.

So call us today at 520-317-6465 for a free estimate
How Key Card Reader Works

How a Key Card Reader Works

A key card reader is installed on the door.  To gain access, you tap, swipe, or insert (depending on the type of reader being used) the key card in the card reader. 

There is an access credential embedded on the keycard magstripe, or as a chip in the card itself. Once the reader recognizes the access credential, it then communicates with the door lock. 

The smart access control reader will be wired to an electric lock on your door and it will send a signal to the lock to start an unlock event. With a good system, the whole process takes less than a second.

Keri Proximity Readers for Tucson City

Keri Proximity Readers for Tucson

Connect Security is an authorized dealer of Keri Systems. Keri Systems is one of the world's most popular providers of access control and integrated security systems, including Key Card Readers.

MS Readers

Keri's MS Series Proximity Readers are a family of readers that give superior performance in sleek, small, attractive packages. With over 10 years of experience as the founders of Indala and 25 years at Keri, their RF proximity expertise is unmatched.  Proximity Readers in MS series include: 

  • MS-3000 MicroStar - Mullion Mount (window or door frame)
  • MS-4000 Shooting Star - Vandal Resistant
  • MS-5000 MiniStar - Wall or Gang Box Mount
  • MS-7000 SuperStar - Medium Range
NXT Proximity Readers

NXT Proximity Readers

NXT Readers provide a number of advantages over traditional Wiegand-output readers:

  • They communicate via RS-485, and so are supervised by the controller so that you always know their status
  • Cabling distance from the controller is doubled - up to 1000 ft (300m) - providing more flexibility in installation
  • Installers are able to use shielded Cat5/6 cable, thus reducing the cost of installation
  • Readers can be configured to read either NXT or HID cards

Besides Keri System, we also provide key card readers of other renowned brands such as Paxton, alarm.com, 2GIG, Bosch, Brinks, DMP Electronics, etc.

Connect Security Provides Fire Alarms

Benefits of Using Key Card Reader

  • You can configure and reconfigure access to your property using the same card. Whereas with metal key, new keys need to be issued and old keys have to be returned.
  • Key cards require a very sophisticated technology to create, so the chances of someone making a copy of a key card are very low. 
  • Each card’s information is stored in a database. So if someone loses their card, you can remove that card from the database, making the actual card useless for anyone who might find it.
  • The clearance levels of individual cards can be altered instantly by a network operator. This means if you need to give temporary access to someone, for example, a guest staying at your home for a time, you can do that quickly and efficiently.
  • Key Cards can easily fit into your wallet or cardholder and provides remote deactivation capability
  • With key card readers, you can easily provide access to multiple doors, can provide restrictions for certain times, certain access levels, or even certain numbers of unlocks. 

Trust Connect Security to Install Key Card Reader in Tucson, Oro Valley & Marana, AZ

Connect security has been installing key card readers for Tucson communities for over a decade. We are a licensed, insured, and bonded local company to work in the state of Arizona. Our NICET certified technicians are experts in installation, repair, design, and monitoring of any access control system for both home and office. So call us today at 520-317-6465 or contact us to schedule an appointment and we will get back to you to assist you with any requirements.