Mercury HMI Ltd

Sentry Card Reader

Sentry Card Reader

Key Features

  • ATEX approved
  • EEx ia IIC T4
  • IP65 rated
  • Operating temperature range -40°C to +60°C
  • Optional Card support :
    • AWID26
    • EM4001 (or compatible)
    • HID Prox
    • Mifare
  • Modbus support
  • Optional Wiegand Data0/Data1 output
  • Digital Input/Output
  • User programmable LEDs

For the necessary protection and control of personnel access, the Sentry card reader is designed for operation in the most hazardous (Zone 0 / Div 1) and harsh environments.

Certified intrinsically safe to EEx ia IIC T4, with ingress protection to IP65, Sentry models are available to read the Card Serial Number* from a range of different card technologies - including Mifare, HID and EM4001 (or compatible) Proximity cards.

Proximity technology uses a non-contact technology where a card is read by passing it within a few centimetres of the front of the unit.

The identification media can take a number of different formats including a key fob device as an alternative to the standard Proximity card.

Due to the modular design used, it is possible to add support for other technologies. Please contact our sales team for further details.

The Sentry Card Reader also an option to support the industry standard Wiegand output format, allowing easy integration with most control systems.

* Note : the unit is only able to read the factory programmed serial number from the proximity cards. For cards that allow user data to be stored on them (e.g. Mifare), the unit is not able to retrieve this user information.