Secura Key Releases Weatherproof Contactless Smart Card Reader

Read-only Wiegand-output reader offers low-cost option for access control


CHATSWORTH, CALIFORNIA - Secura Key announces the release of the newest product in the e*Tag family of 13.56 MHz Contactless Smart Card readers. The ET8-RO-W-M is a read-only, Wiegand-output reader designed to mount on a standard mullion or doorframe. It is a low-cost unit designed specifically for the access control market. Available in black, the housing design is simple, attractive and features unique dual LEDs. A recess is provided for OEM labeling.

The e*Tag Mullion Reader is a weatherproof, fully potted unit, that can be secured to the mounting surface with security screws, which are concealed by a secondary bezel. It has individual control inputs for red and green LEDs and a buzzer. The reader features a 10-pin connector and is supplied with a mating connector/pigtail, which allows the readers to be plugged in to the field wiring at the time of final hookup.

The e*Tag Mullion Reader is ISO 15693 compliant and works with DES-encrypted e*Tag cards and key tags from Secura Key. The industry-standard Wiegand output makes this reader compatible with most access control systems.

For over 35 years, Secura Key has manufactured access control and RFID products, pioneering the use of new card technologies in the security industry. Reader technologies include contactless smart cards, proximity, and other leading technologies. Secura Key’s modern card/tag production plant is expert at packaging a wide variety of Access Control and RFID transponders in durable plastic packages, featuring 4-color graphics, custom form factors and encrypted data.

Secura Key’s manufacturing plant and general offices are located in Chatsworth, California. Further information on Secura Key is available at www.securakey.com.