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AWID KP-6840 Wiegand Proximity Reader w/ KeypadAWID KP-6840 Wiegand Proximity Reader w/ Keypad
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AWID KP-6840 Wiegand Proximity Reader w/ Keypad

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AWID’s KP-6840 Proximity Card and Keypad Reader is a switchplate-type reader combined with a 12-key numeric Keypad, in a unit that fits on a single-gang box. Read range with cards is up to 8 inches. The keypad may be used for PIN entry, programming a controller, enrolling card codes, and general data entry.

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Product Description


• Convenient size fits like a cover plate on a box or wall
• Clean, handsome design matches good architecture at site
• Ready for heavy use at all sites Non-contact reading of cards and tags; enter key-strokes on same reader unit
• Perfect for wall, cabinet, single-gang box strong two-part ABS plastic enclosure
• Easy mounting 2 screws match holes in a utility box
• Special read range in a small unit up to 8 inches with cards
• Visual and audible indicators 3-color LED and beeper inside reader
• Controllable functions in reader LED, beeper, hold can be wired to panel
• Easy power connects to panel’s DC terminals
• Quick wiring to host panel basic 4-wire hook-up; 7 wires maximum
• Standard Wiegand data output, Data-0 & Data-1 panel connections
• Alternative RS-232 data output interface to PC or special controller
• Uniform code formats for card reader standard 26-bit plus special codes
• Keypad output to match host system code may be 4-bit, 8-bit or 26-bit
• No programming in reader KP-6840 is ready to read all AWID codes
• Flexible application for same unit Reader + PIN, reader alone, PIN alone
• All Operation Modes are available determined by system’s programming
• UL Listed
• Color: Gray

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer AWID
Model KP-6840
Reader Dimensions 4.6 x 3.1 x 0.88 inch (11.7 x 7.9 x 2.2 cm)
Color Gray
Technologies Supported Wiegand
Operating Temperature -31 to +150 F (-35 to +65 C)
Voltage Input 5 - 12 VDC
Cable 10 conductors, 22 gauge, 18 inches long Overall shielded, gray plastic sheath
Read Range With cards – Up to 8 inches (20 cm) (varies with mounting and cover, voltage applied to reader, and credential type)
Warranty Lifetime Warranty
Weight 1.0000


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