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Vanderbilt HD500-Cotag - Heavy duty card reader

Product Profile

Vanderbilt has expanded its portfolio to include Cotag starter and door kits for all of its SiPass systems - SiPass integrated, SiPass Entro and SiPass Entro Lite.

One of the major benefits of Cotag technology is that it can read both active (long-range) and passive (proximity) cards and tags, which makes it possible to mix both kinds of readers in a single system.

Almost every site has at least one door that would benefit from a hands-free access control solution - by choosing Cotag technology it is possible to install a Cotag hands-free reader at that door and Cotag proximity readers at the other doors. Users can be issued either active or passive cards and tags, depending on their needs.

The resulting system provides a high level of security and convenience for users and system administrators alike. It is also very cost-efficient in that you only have to give active cards or tags to the users that really need them.

Cotag technology is ideal for a wide range of environments including:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Office buildings
  • Airports, harbours, etc.
  • Banks
  • Museums
  • Laboratories
  • Anywhere where disabled people would have difficulty presenting a proximity card or tag

For more information about Cotag technology and the new range of Cotag kits for SiPass systems, please contact your local SiPass distributor.

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Technical Specification

Make Vanderbilt
Manufacturer Vanderbilt Industries
Model code HD500-Cotag
Reader Type Proximity
Standalone/ Networkable Networkable
IP Rating IP65
Read Range mm 200 mm read range
LED / Beep LED/Beep
Colour Black/Stainless steel
Wiegand Interface Yes
Clock-and-Data Interface Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 11 ~ 32 VDC
Power Consumption: 100 mA
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 100 x 128 x 18
Weight g: 350
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: -30 ~ +50
Additional info

The HD500-Cotag reads Vanderbilt unique Cotag cards and tags (both active and passive) which offer ultimate convenience and cost-efficiency. It has a reading range of up to 26 cm with an active card and up to 8 cm with a passive card.

Vandal-proof and fire-resistant, the HD500-Cotag is popular both in vulnerable locations and modern office environments.

When BC-Link is used, two of these readers can be installed to control entries and exits using only one door controller. An additional benefit of BC-Link is that it supports online status monitoring.

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