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A Simple Solution to Address Card Cloning

By Shep Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager

Proximity 125-kHz technology has a huge install base around the world. Literally millions of proximity readers, cards and tags are installed and operating in the field today, and that investment continues to grow. So, how can access control systems based on 125-kHz proximity be made more secure in an efficient and cost-effective manner? One answer lies at the tip of your finger.

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Conekt Mobile-Reader RFID Reader

The Prox Reader Shootout

By Brian Rhodes

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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.

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Product Spotlight: P-300 Cascade Proximity Reader

Best read range in the smallest mullion-mount size.

  • Potted electronics—Install indoors or out
  • Mounting slots—not just holes—Make for quick and neat installs
  • Black & white covers—Protect mounting hardware
  • Industry friendly—Supports the most popular proximity protocols
  • Private labelingYour brand, powered by Farpointe!

P-300 Data Sheet

Conekt Mobile-Reader RFID Reader

FAQ on Conekt™ Readers

Continuing the FAQ series on our upcoming Conekt Mobile Smart Phone Access Control Solution, we’ve gathered our most frequently asked questions specific to mobile-ready Conekt readers.

We invite you to explore the Conekt mobile solution to see how it might fit into your next access control installation or system upgrade.

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P-300 Proximity Reader in New York City

On the Case

The Farpointe team having a little fun while in Orlando, Florida.

Planning an access control application? Contact the sleuths at Farpointe, and they will investigate the best RFID solution. From proximity and contactless smart, to long-range and mobile, Farpointe is always on the case.

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