In this article we will discuss magnetic locks, a type of electronic lock compatible with our Access Control:
What are Maglocks?
Magnetic locks or Maglocks are a type of electronic lock usually used for office doors or heavier doors, such as glass doors because they can hold from 600 to 1200 lbs.
Maglocks can be Fail Secure locks, in the absence of power, all doors that are wired as Fail Secure will be locked. They can also be Fail Safe, meaning the opposite, in the absence of power doors will unlock. However, Maglocks are typically Fail Safe.
Installation for Maglocks
Here are a few diagrams showing how Maglocks can be wired as Fail Safe
And as Fail Secure:
The diagram below shows how to wire Maglocks to the DC20:
- Installing/Registering the DC20
- DC20 Overview
- Installing Electric Strikes with the DC20
- Setting up Access Control Door in Rhombus Console
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