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Physical Access Control security systems

tsaico asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I was just asked to start evaluating some different security systems for a office.  It will need to be able to control 5-12 doors and locks (right now they want 3 inside doors, two entry doors).  Mag card readers or preferably RF cards.  It will also have to log whoever is unlocking what doors. There also needs to be a option for the receptionist to buzz someone in for the rear entry door, which will be used for deliveries and hazardous waster pickup.  At this time CCTV is going to be a different project and will be handled by a different group.

It is for a surgery center that will need to prevent access to the actual surgery areas (large room with two entries), one supply closet (pharmaceutical supplies),  the rear entry way (that will always be locked until it is buzzed open or key card access), and the front lobby doors, that will be locked only when the staff wants it to be.

I have worked with Andover Continuum, but it most likely too expensive for them.  It does everything I would want it to, but might be overkill for this particular project scope.  I am guessing budget is $10k ish.
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