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HID Signo Reader 20 contactless smartcard keypad reader – multi-technology, mobile ready, mullion mount

Product Profile

HID Signo™ is the signature line of physical access control readers from HID Global. The versatility, performance and connected capabilities of HID Signo readers set a new industry benchmark for the most highly adaptable, interoperable and secure approach to electronic access control.

Offering an unparalleled breadth of functionality, HID Signo affords security system installers and administrators a simple and effective approach to secure access control for almost any scenario.

With support for the widest array of credential technologies — past, present and future — HID Signo is the perfect choice for those looking to make the transition to a secure authentication technology.

HID Signo readers transcend the traditional approach to security by being designed to be connected and managed remotely without needing to physically touch each device. This functionality empowers access control systems to dynamically respond as new needs, configurations or threats arise.

The HID Signo Reader 20 is a founding member of the Signo platform. Offering a truly dynamic approach to secure electronic access control, HID Signo Readers are designed to be highly versatile, powerful, and connected for the future.

A perfect fit for door applications requiring a narrow card reader, the HID Signo Reader 20 supports an unparalleled range of different credential technologies in a variety of form factors including cards, fobs and mobile devices.

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Technical Specification

Make HID
Manufacturer HID Global
Model code Signo Reader 20
Reader Type Smart Card
Mount Type Mullion mount
Read Range mm 40 ~ 100 mm read range
LED / Beep Tri-colour LED, Buzzer
Colour Black bezel with silver trim baseplate
Wiegand Interface Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 12 V DC
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 45 x 122 x 20
Weight g: 95
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: -35 ~ +66 C (-31 ~ +150 F)
Operating Humidity %: 0 ~ 95
Protection IP65
Additional info
  • Highly Versatile - Support for the widest range of credential technologies, including HID Mobile Access via native Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC) capability. Also features Apple’s Enhanced Contactless Polling (ECP) to support credentials in the Apple Wallet.
  • Unparalleled Performance - Ultra secure storage of cryptographic keys on certified secure element hardware, plus a new surface detection feature that allows the reader to automatically recalibrate and optimize read range performance.
  • Connected to the Future - All readers include out-of-the-box support for Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) for secure bidirectional communication. Each reader is also designed to be connected and managed remotely without “sneakernet” or the need to be physically touched.
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