The A1001 controller can control one or two doors directly or:
- one door directly and up to 8 Assa Aperio doors via a hub
- one door directly and up to 16 SimonsVoss SmartIntego doors via a hub
Select the first door from the dropdown list (you may need to create it first). If a hub should be used with the controller, it is only available under the first dropdown list so select it here.
If a second door should be controlled by this controller, or if the controller should manage one hub and one door directly, select it from the second (optional) dropdown list.
The A1001 controller has three lock outputs; two that deliver 12V on/off and one relay. These can be used in different configurations for a maximum of two doors, e.g.:
- One door with one 12V lock
- One door with two 12V locks
- Two doors with one 12V lock each
- One door with a 12V lock and second door with a relay controlled lock
For each lock output that is used, it is necessary to specify which door it belongs to by using a dropdown list.
A common configuration is one door with two locks, where the second lock is locked during the night and unlocked during the day. For this configuration, the "night lock" should always be configured as "lock 2".
For each lock output that is used, it is also necessary to specify whether it should be configured as fail-safe or fail-secure:
- Fail-secure means that the door is locked if the power fails (it is secure from intruders on the outside). This is the default.
- Fail-safe means that the door is unlocked if the power fails (it is safe for people on the inside, e.g. in the event of a fire).
When using the relay socket on the controller, connect minus (-) from the lock to minus (-) on the controller. Then connect plus (+) from the lock to RELAY pin 2 on the controller. If the lock requires voltage to operate, connect RELAY pin 3 on the controller to the required voltage (12V or 24V) on the PWR part of the socket.
For each door that is attached to this controller, a door monitor can be used. A common type of door monitor is a magnet sensor. The door monitor senses if the door is open or closed and has two purposes:
- A door open too long alert will be generated if the door is open too long (configurable for each door).
- A "door forced open" alert will be generated if the door is opened without a prior access granted event, such as presenting a valid credential to the reader or using the REX button (see below).
There are two monitor inputs; one on socket DOOR IN 1 and one on DOOR IN 2.
Make the connection between monitor input and door by using the dropdown list. Also specify if an open circuit means that the door is open or closed. The default is open circuit = open door.
Maximum two readers can be attached to the A1001 controller (or one if a hub is used). Possible combinations include:
- One door and one reader
- Two doors and one reader each
- One door with two readers (one for each direction)
- No readers at all (if only credentials of type Remote are used)
Make the connection between reader socket and door by using the dropdown list.
Also specify the type of reader. Supported reader types are:
- RS485 half duplex OSDP
- Wiegand single LED
- Wiegand double LED
REX (Request to EXit) devices are inputs that trigger by either opening or closing a circuit. A typical REX device is an "open button" that unlocks (or more exactly; grants access to) the door from the inside. Maximum two REX devices can be attached to an A1001 controller.
Make the connection between REX device and door by using the dropdown list and specify whether opening or closing the circuit should trigger the request to exit.
A special case of using a REX device / input is where a user opens the door manually and the door has a door monitor. Normally, this will trigger the door forced open alert, but this may not be the desired behavior. In this case, it is possible to use a specific REX device that will trigger as soon as the door starts to open and configure it as either Closing circuit allows or Opening circuit allows. The effect of this is to prevent the door forced open alert to be generated.
After saving or editing the settings for an A1001 controller, Telcred Access Manager can generate a pin chart that summarizes the physical connections on the controller. The pin chart is accessed by clicking the link in the lower right hand corner of the controller detail screen: