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Provides support for and can be used in conjunction with MIFARE DESFire EV1®, MIFARE DESFire EV2®, MIFARE Plus® and MIFARE Classic®, as well as 125 kHz proximity and Bluetooth® wireless technology.


T-Series terminal/ reader which provides contactless card functionality for access control management.

Features and benefits:

  • Provides fast and secure access control - with a decision response time of under 200 milliseconds.
  • Utilizes the high speed RS485 HBUS protocol.
  • Field upgradeable software is included.
  • Secure reader authentication, and encryption of data communications is possible.
  • Options for outdoor protection from extreme environments are available.
  • Environmentally friendly – RoHS compliant and designed for minimal power consumption.
  • Compatible with Cardax IV enabled hardware.
  • Provides support for custom site encryption keys.
  • Capable of heartbeat monitoring for real-time reader health awareness.
  • An extensive selection of reader colours, mounting, and protection accessories are available.
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 Quality Systems.


Provides support for and can be used in conjunction with MIFARE DESFire EV1®, MIFARE DESFire EV2®, MIFARE Plus® and MIFARE Classic®, as well as 125 kHz proximity and Bluetooth® wireless technology.

T-Series Readers (T10, T11, T12 and T15):

Available in a variety of configurations. Provides a reader option for anywhere on a site.

  • IP68 environmental protection.
  • IK07 for impact protection.
  • Contemporary design.
  • Mullion or flush-box mounting variants are available.
  • Configurable illumination and sound where visual or audible indications may cause distraction.
  • Lifetime warranty.
  • The T15 reader provides high environmental protection, and can be mounted onto a variety of surfaces. Consult manufacturer for information.

T20 Terminal:

3.5" colour LED screen and large backlit keys. Manufactured from high grade polymer. The T20 is both an access reader and a management tool, able to read cards, accept PINs, and has the ability to interface directly with the security system to make control decisions.

  • IP66 environmental protection.
  • IK08 for impact protection - suitable for use in harsh environments.
  • Easy to use.
  • Card only and card and PIN access modes available (including duress access support, and dual cardholder authentication).
  • Enforces cardholder compliance with entry regulations through competency message display.
  • Can manage building facilities such as heating, ventilation, or lighting with a key press.
  • Can arm and disarm up to 50 alarm zones, with optional automated input isolation, and automated alarms acknowledgment.
  • Displays up to 200 unacknowledged alarms and 100 acknowledged alarms, and manages up to 100 inputs.
  • Maintains system integrity with prompts to conduct manual system checks.
  • Has extensive perimeter management functions, including arming and disarming zones, acknowledging alarms, fence zone lockout for maintenance, and displaying fence voltage, battery voltage and fence controller temperature.
  • Multiple language support.
  • Integrated rear tamper.
  • Fully configurable Mimic Panel reflecting the status of up to eight inputs, outputs, or alarm zones.
  • Software can be updated in situ.


  • CE.
  • C-Tick.
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
  • UL.

General information
Specification data - Multiple-technology readers
Product Reference

T-Series Readers


See 'Options' below and insert requirements.

Accessories/ Other requirements

Not required

Mounting Blocks

T-Series Bezels

T-Series Dress Plates

T-Series Protective Covers

T-Series Spacers

Standard product features

Read distance (dependent on card technology chosen):

  • T10: 30–75 mm.
  • T11: 30–95 mm.
  • T12: 30–95 mm.
  • T15: 25–75 mm.
  • T20: 65–100 mm.

Size (h x w x d):

  • T10: 115 x 35 x 12 mm.
  • T11: 115 x 70 x 12 mm.
  • T12: 86 x 86 x 12 mm.
  • T15: 139 x 44 x 23 mm.
  • T20: 179.5 x 95.7 x 23 mm.

Cable length:

  • Cat5e (data and power): Up to 50 m.
  • Cat5e (data only): Up to 500 m.
  • HBUS cable (data and power): Up to 200 m.

Technical characteristics:

  • UV stability: No structural degradation for the life of the reader.
  • Voltage: 9-16 V (DC).
  • Idle current (at 13.6 V DC): T10: 51 mA; T11: 50–80 mA; T12: 50–80 mA; T15: 50–81 mA; 157–168 mA (dependent on card technology chosen).
  • Operating temperature: -35°C to 70°C (-31⁰F to 158⁰F).

Product Options


  • T10 MIFARE Reader, Black, C300400.
  • T10 MIFARE Reader, White, C300401.
  • T11 MIFARE Reader, Black, C300410.
  • T11 MIFARE Reader, White, C300411.
  • T11 Multi Tech Reader, Black, C300430.
  • T11 Multi Tech Reader, White, C300431.
  • T12 MIFARE Reader, Black, C300420.
  • T12 MIFARE Reader, White, C300421.
  • T12 Multi Tech Reader, Black, C300440.
  • T12 Multi Tech Reader, White, C300441.
  • T15 MIFARE Reader, Black, C300470.
  • T15 MIFARE Reader, White, C300471.
  • T15 Multi Tech Reader, Black, C300480.
  • T15 Multi Tech Reader, White, C300481.
  • T20 Alarms Terminal Only, Black, C300463 – For use when reader capability is not required.
  • T20 Alarms Terminal Only, White, C300464 – For use when reader capability is not required.
  • T20 MIFARE Terminal, Black, C300450.
  • T20 MIFARE Terminal, White, C300451.
  • T20 Multi Tech Terminal, Black, C300460.
  • T20 Multi Tech Terminal, White, C300461.

Consult manufacturer for further information.

Accessories/ Other requirements:

Various versions of each accessory is available, dependent on T-Series reader type, colour required, and pack size. Consult manufacturer's literature and insert product reference.

– Mounting blocks:

Allows wiring to be terminated in a tamper-protected environment.

– T-Series Bezels:

Surrounds available in a variety of colours to suit decor.

– T-Series Dress Plates:

Covers up holes left by previously installed readers, ensuring a clean finish for sites upgrading their reader and terminal hardware.

– T-Series Protective Covers:

IK08 rating protects readers against vandal attacks and harsh environments.

  • T10: 132 x 63 x 18 mm.
  • T11: 131 x 111 x 18 mm.
  • T12: 131 x 111 x 18 mm.
  • T20: 193 x 123 x 32 mm.

– T-Series Spacers:

Enforces a space between the reader and the mounting surface, allowing installations on metal surfaces whilst preserving credential read range.

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