Dual factor authentication with an LCD display for user feedback and messaging. The BQT Solution’s suite of MIFARE® & DESFire® 13.56MHz readers and smart cards opens the gateway to multiple security applications including access control, biometric authentication, IT security, e-purse, e-vending, time and attendance and much more! The BQT Solutions 3 Series offers a range of secure options right up to Military grade technology and encryption and provides a flexible solution through customisation to suit all access control requirements.

The reader provides two factor authentication – Card + PIN and has a LCD display for direct feedback to users. The BT853 comes in several models equipped with various leading Smart Card technologies. The card-reader encryption options available on the BT853 are Crypto 1, DESFire®, 3DES and AES.

The 3 Series is designed with a simple installation in mind. It is an indoor/outdoor IP65 unit that can be installed on flush surfaces The reader is a low-profile, engineered unit built to last in high traffic environments. Ideal for new site installations or security upgrades of existing systems using redundant `Swipe’ or `Prox’ (125 KHz) card and reader technologies, it offers a cost effective enhancement to your current access control system.

The 3 Series range caters for all security requirements large or small, whether your projects are price or functionality driven.

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  • BT853-A Alarm Pad functions
  • BT853-1 MIFARE® CSN, PoCBT853-2 MIPASS®2, PoC
  • BT853-3 MIFARE®
  • BT853-4 MIPASS®3, PoC
  • BT853-6 MIFARE®EV1® Custom Key & Format