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Has anyone used 2 readers connected together to control 1 door?

Should I just connect the 2nd reader to “out” reader terminals on the controller board.

I was trying to avoid running a new cable all the way back to the controller.

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Yes it can be done. Although the board will see it as an incoming/entering user. For anti pass back its best to have a separate reader. Your shielded cable should have enough conductors for both readers. 

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So, if I just parallel the 2nd reader right off of the 1st reader(at the reader itself not at the control) it should work?

The doors are about 5 feet apart, access the same room and the customer does not have a problem if both doors show as one in the access software

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The board would see the signal from the same door. You can have two on the same input as the readers will not see an output at the same time. 

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