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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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Office 4, Quarry Close, Holmfirth HD9 7AY

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