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Mobile Access Credential

An Introduction to Wiegand

By Stephen "Shep" Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager
Farpointe Data

Wiegand (pronounced wee-gand) is a standardized interface protocol commonly utilized to communicate data between a credential and a reader, as well as between a reader and a door controller, within the electronic access control (EAC) system environment.

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P-710 and P-900 Long-Range Proximity Readers

Pictured: P-710 and P-900 Proximity Readers

Product Spotlight: Farpointe’s High-Performance Proximity Readers

Have a site requiring the added convenience of longer read range?

  • Senior care;
  • Parking;
  • Hospitals;
  • Turnstiles;
  • Airports.

With longer read ranges of up to 15 inches and 20 inches (378mm and 504mm) respectively, the high-performance P-710 and P-900 125-kHz proximity readers are backed by Farpointe's lifetime warranty and feature generous credential presentation targets.

For more details, download the following data sheets:

P-710 Data Sheet

P-900 Data Sheet

On Monday, September 3, 2018, Farpointe Data will be closed in celebration of the Labor Day holiday.

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