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Proximity Readers

Proximity card readers are a door locking system that requires a smart card that can be read without inserting it into a reader. The card is simply held near the reader for a moment and the door unlocks. Typically, the proximity card reader produces a beep or some other type of indicator that the card has been read. The card and reader system allows users to leave the card in their purse or wallet and simply swipe the card close to the reader for entry. Many readers also have a standard lock on the door as a backup. We have the top brands and a massive inventory below, so find what you need today!

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  1. Sargent Profile G1-8278-TPL-26D Proximity RF Technology & Keypad w/ Cylinder Less Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    Sargent Profile G1-8278-TPL-26D Proximity RF Technology & Keypad w/ Cylinder Less Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    The Sargent Profile Series v.G1 of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. The Sargent 8200 Series motorized mortise lock product has a clean, crisp design and is available in many lever designs and hardware finishes. Learn More
    $1,218.38

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  2. Sargent Profile G1-8278-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad w/ Cylinder Less Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    Sargent Profile G1-8278-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad w/ Cylinder Less Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    The Sargent Profile G1-8278-PKL-26D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. The Sargent 8200 Series motorized mortise lock product has a clean, crisp design and is available in many lever designs and hardware finishes. Learn More
    $1,153.75

  3. Sargent Profile G1-8277-PAL-26D Proximity Only Cylinder Override & Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    Sargent Profile G1-8277-PKL-26D Proximity w/ Keypad Without Cylinder Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    The Sargent Profile Series v.G1 of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. The Sargent 8200 Series motorized mortise lock product has a clean, crisp design and is available in many lever designs and hardware finishes. Learn More
    $1,019.25

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  4. Sargent Profile G1-8276-PKL-26D Proximity w/ Keypad Cylinder Override & Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    Sargent Profile G1-8276-PKL-26D Proximity w/ Keypad Cylinder Override & Deadbolt Mortise Lock

    The Sargent Profile G1-8276-PKL-26D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. The Sargent 8200 Series motorized mortise lock product has a clean, crisp design and is available in many lever designs and hardware finishes. Learn More
    $1,161.88

  5. Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-TPL-26D Proximity RF Technology & Keypad Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-TPL-26D Proximity RF Technology & Keypad Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    The Profile Series v.G1 of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. This series is available with a wide selection of lever designs and hardware finishes. These motorized locks include cylinder override standard. The profile series v.G1.5 products offer access control solutions. Learn More
    $1,195.31

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  6. Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-TAL-26D Proximity RF Technology Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-TAL-26D Proximity RF Technology Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    The Profile 28-G1-10G77-TAL-26D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. This series is available with a wide selection of lever designs and hardware finishes. These motorized locks include cylinder override standard. The profile series v.G1.5 products offer access control solutions. Learn More
    $1,162.13

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  7. Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    The Profile 28-G1-10G77-PKL-26D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. This series is available with a wide selection of lever designs and hardware finishes. These motorized locks include cylinder override standard. The profile series v.G1.5 products offer access control solutions. Learn More
    $1,128.75

  8. Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-PAL-26D Proximity Only Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    Sargent Profile 28-G1-10G77-PAL-26D Proximity Only Cylindrical Lock w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    The Profile 28-G1-10G77-PAL-26D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. This series is available with a wide selection of lever designs and hardware finishes. These motorized locks include cylinder override standard. The profile series v.G1.5 products offer access control solutions. Learn More
    $1,091.88

  9. Sargent Profile 28-70-G1-10G77-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad Cylindrical Lock Prep For SFIC (Less Core)

    Sargent Profile 28-70-G1-10G77-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad Cylindrical Lock Prep For SFIC (Less Core)

    The Profile 28-70-G1-10G77-PKL-26D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. This series is available with a wide selection of lever designs and hardware finishes. These motorized locks include cylinder override standard. The profile series v.G1.5 products offer access control solutions. Learn More
    $826.63

  10. Sargent Profile 28-60-G1-10G77-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad Cylindrical Lock Prep For Sargent Removable Core (Less Core)

    Sargent Profile 28-60-G1-10G77-PKL-26D Proximity & Keypad Cylindrical Lock Prep For Sargent Removable Core (Less Core)

    The Profile Series v.G1 of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. This series is available with a wide selection of lever designs and hardware finishes. These motorized locks include cylinder override standard. The profile series v.G1.5 products offer access control solutions. Learn More
    $826.63

  11. Sargent G1-PK8877-F-ETL-32D Proximity & Keypad Rim Exit Device w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    Sargent G1-PK8877-F-ETL-32D Proximity & Keypad Rim Exit Device w/ Standard Sargent Cylinder

    The Profile G1-PK8877-F-ETL-32D of stand-alone access control products provide the user with a broad selection of technologies, features and mechanical locking means housed in a sleek, architecturally pleasing design. The 80 series rim exit devices provide access control in areas where life safety is a concern Learn More
    $1,322.81

  12. Sargent 4293 Standalone Prox Reader & Keypad

    Sargent 4293 Standalone Prox Reader & Keypad

    SARGENT’s 4293 stand-alone prox reader offers all of the expanded capabilities of our Profile Series v.G1.5 hardware self-contained in a hard-wired reader. The 4293 Wall Prox unit is managed from a personal computer using SofLink Plus Version 4.0 or higher software. The 4293 Wall Prox unit is equipped with IR (infrared) communications which allow the unit to be programmed with SofLink PDP software. In addition, the 4293 Wall Prox unit can be programmed with the unit’s keypad. No separate controller is needed for the 4293 Wall Prox, eliminating the need to run cables from a reader to a controller. The independent unit includes built in HID proximity technology, a keypad, and the controller. Learn More
    $702.75

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Proximity Card Reader Applications

Readers have the ability to accept two times of proximity cards: passive and active. Passive cards are the most widely used and are powered by radio frequency signals which are picked up by the reader unit. These have a limited range and must be held close to the reader. The most common use of these systems is for access to office buildings, library cards, public transit fares and contactless payment systems. Active cards utilize an internal lithium battery and have an impressive range up to 500-feet. These types of cards are commonly used for vehicle entrance through security gates as well as automated toll collection.

There are many additional applications for the two types of proximity readers and associated cards. First, many hotel chains are switching from the electronic magnetic strip system to a proximity card system. This allows for quicker access to the room, less issues with the magnetic strips and a more secure door. Second, for similar reasons, many homes and businesses are making the switch. Many major companies utilize a proximity card system for security and safety measures to track which employee enter the building at which specific time. Third, with improved capabilities of these cards, many mass transit systems are converting to fare collection without the need to swipe a card. This improves the flow of foot traffic and improves the speed of entrance through turnstiles.

A Variety of Proximity Card Readers

For the customer who needs a home or office proximity reader, we offer a ranges of readers, cards and associated accessories to fit any budget. On this page, you can search readers and cards by manufacturer, price, category, number of users, bit format, type of entry and handling.

We have keypad mechanisms, standalone units, readers that are affixed to a lock and keypad, proximity adhesive tags, proximity key-fobs and bundled systems. For an office or business, we offer bundles of keys in a variety of increments including: single, 10-pack, 25-pack, 50-pack and 100-pack. For the cards, we offer numerous designs and styles for a more customizable experience.

Many customers do not replace an entire system. If an issue arises, they focus on that specific door or lock and improve it with reader units. However, over time, many return to purchase additional readers and accessories for their system. Search our comprehensive list of proximity componentry to find what fits your budget. Whether you require a large number of proximity units and accessories or just one, we have the products you require to create a new entry system for you, your family or your employees.

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