Things To Keep In Mind While Choosing Door Access Control System

by Sentinel Security Systems Security & Fire Safety Solutions

Door access control systems are important part of financial institutes in today’s era, they have become an important part of industries and business organization. Once installed these control systems remains in place for several years thus it becomes important to select the right door access control system, a system that gives you maximum benefit in least installment.

To buy a good door control access system it is important to keep some things in mind:

Access methods

There are many control systems available in the market that differ in terms of access methods.

  • Standalone control: these systems use secure locks and on separate doors. These are different for different doors and generally used for small premises.
  •  Network access control: they offer centralized control of multiple doors and this is through wireless networks. They are a good option for big buildings and business organizations.
  • Wired access control systems: these offer a stronger control system and good for big premises such as apartments. But their installations can be done during the construction.
  • Wireless control system: these are battery operated and have gateways to transfer information in between individual door mechanism.
  • Key card operated: these access systems are quick as they are key card or token operated. Simple to use but can create a problem if the key card or token is lost or stolen.
  • Key-code operated: these are operated through codes that are specific and are effective method for security.


You have to be clear with the purpose of buying the door access system that is you want to safeguard any premises, goods or any financial assets.

Type of locks

Various types of locks are available in the market, the most cost effective ones are electromagnetic ones as they can be installed with any type of door access system. Besides choice of locks also depends on the purpose for which you are installing the control system.


An important factor to consider because there are many control systems that vary in their prices so make sure that you buy according to your requirement.


If you are getting an access control system installed in an office then make sure that it is capable of handling a good amount of traffic.


Make sure that the door access system is flexible and can handle greater traffic in future.


Make sure that the door access control system can be easily upgraded in future.

Other than this you can also consult experts by calling the customer service, this facility is available by many door access control system manufacturers.

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