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Access Control & Door Entry Systems

Whats the difference?

Access Control Systems

Access Control Systems are electronic systems that restrict access through a door by requiring an authorised user to be in possession of a hand hand token, or swipe card, or have to enter a code into a keypad etc

Once the correct token etc has been presented an electrically operated lock will open and allow the person to enter.

After a short delay the lock will shut.

These systems do not need anyone to be inside the property to answer a call.

 

Door Entry Systems

Door Entry Systems are electronic systems that restrict access through a door by requiring someone to authorise access , this is usually by the caller pressing a button outside the property, this in turn creates an alert on a handset within the property, the occupant can then speak to the caller and remotely open the lock.

What if I don’t want to be disturbed ? Systems can have “privacy buttons” that you can set so that callers will not be able to disturb you.
Can someone get in without contacting the occupant ? Yes, you would have a key to open the lock as normal.
I’ve bought a system already – will you fit it ? Yes, but please make sure it is suitable.
Can the electric lock be fitted to all doors? No, this is the tricky bit, a yale type lock is generally required or the job gets much more expensive.

A recent customer asked JEM to fit a system where her Grandmother had suffered a serious fall and had difficulty in walking, to reduce the risk of another fall we fitted a system whereby the lady could speak to a caller outside, confirm if she wanted to allow access and open the door without having to get up.

The system was fitted in half a day with very little noise or disruption.


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For advice or to discuss a solution to fit your needs and budget, contact Brian Moughtin at JEM Mechanical and Electrical. Use the contact form on the right, call 01484 664301 or 07979 397834 or email

email me at brian AT jem-mechanical-and–electrical.co.uk

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