Yet another Idesco® Innovation: Access 8 CD

Product Profile

Idesco's Access 8 CD reader line offers a significant improvement to access control security by combining configurable MIFARE® technology with an unprecedented  flexibility in platform configuration and customizability.

The biggest improvement is that Access 8 CD readers are fully customizable in their deployment of MIFARE®security. This is because 8 CD readers can be built in three different operational modes: MIFARE®DESFire, MIFARE® Classic and a dual mode. Dual mode allows you to anticipate a future migration from Classic up to DESFire. That migration process itself involves nothing more than the swipe of a configuration card!

Of course, in choosing MIFARE®, Idesco also ensures the full power and security of that technology is made available to you.  For starters, ciphers no less powerful than 3DES or AES are deployed in Access 8 CD readers configured for MIFARE® DESFire.  Additionally, 8 CD readers are fully capable of reading application-specific data from one or more selected applications and files of MIFARE® DESFire cards. For maximum security, the 8 CD readers can even be programmed to interrogate data strings combined from different data blocks stored in different files.

The 8 CD comes in a wide variety of housings: Basic, Slim, Slim Pin, Quattro, Quattro Pin and Desktop. The first five models can be optionally-equipped with optical tamper switches for even further security. Pin reader keypads are built with capacitive sensing technology to increase reliability and have configurable backlighting LEDs for illumination.

As always, all Idesco® 8 CD readers may be customized with your company logo.    
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Technical Specification

Make Idesco
Manufacturer Idesco
Model code Access 8 CD
Reader Type Smart Card
Standalone/ Networkable Networkable
IP Rating IP67
Keypad Integrated Yes
LED / Beep LED / Beep
Colour Black
Wiegand Interface Yes
Clock-and-Data Interface Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 24 V DC
Power Consumption: 20 mA
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 141 x 43 x 19
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: -40 ~ +55
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