How to Wire an IDTECK iEDC Control Board – 8 Door Access Control



How to Wire an IDTECK iEDC Control Board – 8 Door Access Control


In this article I will explain how to wire Access Control Readers, Mag locks and other I/O Devices to the IDTECK iEDC 8 Door Access Control Board, model number ACP-iEDC.

This board is a combination of our ACP-iFDC (4 Door) Board and an Expansion Board (ERIO).

Lets take a look at the board and some of the I/O ports. This will help us to determine and understand the acronyms and in where these ports are located.

Based on the table above, this 8 door access control board provides a variety of inputs and outputs we can use to control our facility. One […] Continue Reading…

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Incorporating EcKey Bluetooth Technology with Colorado’s Amendment 64 Security Alarm System and Lock Standards



Incorporating EcKey Bluetooth Technology with Colorado’s Amendment 64 Security Alarm System and Lock Standards


Colorado Marijuana Law known as “Amendment 64″

On December 10th 2012 Colorado approved Amendment 64 into their constitution. Article XVII; Section 16 was born so that the cultivation and retail sale of Marijuana was legal statewide. With all the new laws of course there will always be rules and regulations. The one I will be talking about in this article is section R 305. I will also be introducing the Bluetooth Access Control, the ECKey EK6 and EK7.

R-305 Security Alarm Systems and Lock Standards.

A – Security Alarm Systems Minimum Requirements.

One of the requirements when operating a Retail Marijuana Establishment is […] Continue Reading…

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Home Security – How to Prevent Your Home From Being Robbed



Home Security – How to Prevent Your Home From Being Robbed


In reference to home security, what is the first thing you think about when you hear that someone’s home was burglarized? Usually the first thing that comes to mind is that the home owner should have installed some sort of alarm or security system to prevent this from happening. Unfortunately, even people who have alarm systems and surveillance systems can be susceptible to being robbed.

Many times, the person robbing your home is someone who has been inside your home before and knows exactly what is inside waiting for them. The truth is, most criminals will not enter a […] Continue Reading…

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Security Camera Monitoring Systems in Business



Security Camera Monitoring Systems in Business


The Importance of Security Camera Monitoring Systems in the business environment.

Security Cameras are everywhere. The store, the bank, the gas station, possibly your home, and even ones that you sometimes can’t see. Let’s face it. In this day and age, most businesses whether small or large have cameras. Mainly to thwart off would-be criminals, thieves, and sometimes even catching vandals in the act! More so during economic decline than other times. The truth is, having a camera system in place also covers other issues you have or have not yet considered.

Think about the following example. You own a […] Continue Reading…

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Amendment 64 – The Basics of the Colorado Marijuana Law



Amendment 64 – The Basics of the Colorado Marijuana Law


Amendment 64, the Colorado Marijuana Law is a stepping stone to the federal legalization of marijuana. This amendment, adopted in 2012 for Colorado, legalizes the recreational use of marijuana. In 2012, Colorado was one of the two states to entertain the idea of the legalization of marijuana; Washington being the other. These two states did not have much time to get these amendments adopted. In Colorado, there was a task force given the task of making this happen. The job of the task force was to resolve all the issues surrounding this gray area. Not to mention, they had […] Continue Reading…

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