The range of mechanical locks is vast along the the prices. We would ask such questions as - how much traffic uses the door - is it a main entrance or a storeroom? Are you concerned about the appearance as well as the function? Some locks make it easier to change the code on whilst others require removal from the door. Will you need easy access with the minimum of fuss. Prices start at less than £100 for the supply & fit of an imported lock which may be fine for a store cupboard.
The versitility of electronic access control systems offer the widest flexibility. From the simple stand alone battery operated electronic digital door handle to the remote controlled, via PC software and networks, full function systems there is a solution to the most intricate of requirements
The price and quality of todays video equipment makes such an installation a practical proposition. Colour makes the identification of visitors easier and so reduces the responsibility placed on security staff.
The lower panel to the right shows a combined Videx video and digital unit. It allows speech and video between, for example, main entrance door and reception. With the inclusion of a digital keypad staff can enter their personal code and access the building independantly.
Again, prices tumble. However there is a large variation in qualtity as well as price. It takes a similar amount of time to install cheap imported kit. Installation of the cheapest equipment may be a false economy as any saving made will potentionally only be on the quality and reliability of the system.
An answer to many security issues. Giving you the chance to watch remotely, from a safe position, and providing a perminent record of any threatening events.
DDA Swing Door Operators
The design and installation of operators for controlling access in DDA environments requires an awareness of current legistlation. We have attended the training course and successfully passed the associated exam offered by Assa Abloy, the manufacturers of top quality operators.