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EP Series Controllers

Overview

Controllers are instrumental to making the connection to BluSKY. Controllers also contain the database that will be used to make real-time decisions for granting access. This section catalogs the Mercury Controller currently offered by BluBØX and provides some insight into their capabilities.

Controllers

Controllers
Mercury controllers are able to communicate with the BluSKY service through an internet connection. BluSKY uses encrypted signals to communicate with the controller to update the on-board database. The Mercury controllers then use the on-board database to make decisions about how the access control system should behave.
  • Network enabled and web configured, providing excellent flexibility to installers
  • Proven performance track record as an aggregator and device manager for small to large enterprise
  • Fault-tolerant communications capability
  • AES 128 bit data encryption
  • Alarm keypad support  
  • Anti-passback support
  • Multi-card format support
  • Large cardholder capacity and transaction buffer database 

EP1501

The EP1501 and LP1501 seamlessly interfaces a single opening to a larger system (up to 16 openings) for easy expansion. Providing all of the intelligence and functionality of the Mercury family of controllers, the EP1501 and LP1501 are PoE capable and set the standard for powerful, reliable performance; all at economical price points.

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EP1501

Learn More About the EP1501

Primary Input:
PoE Power Input 12.95W, compliant to IEEE 802.3af or 12V ±10% 900 mA maximum power supply

Primary Output: 12Vdc @ 650mA including reader and AUX output

Reader Interface: Reader Power: PoE: 12 VDC±10% or local power supply (12Vdc). (PTC limited 180mA max) Inputs: 2 general purpose programmable circuit type, and dedicated tamper.

Outputs: 2 relays Form C. 2A @ 30VDC

Reader Ports: Two TTL reader ports or one 2-wire RS-485 reader port capable of supporting two readers

Keypad: Multiplexed with card data
LED: TTL compatible  
Buzzer: Only with one-wire LED 

Dimensions: 

  1. Without Bracket - 5.5” (140mm)W x 2.75” (70mm)L x 0.96” (24mm)H
  2. With Bracket -5.5” (140mm)W x 3.63” (92mm)L x 1.33” (34mm)H

Temperature: 0-70°C operational, -55-85°C storage 
Humidity: 0-95% RHNC 

Connectivity
Primary Port: 10/100 Ethernet

Door Control :
One physical barrier can be controlled using single or paired readers. Two reader ports: Mag, Wiegand, or RS- 485 (RS-485 on one reader port capable of supporting two readers. Two supervised inputs, two relays. Diagnostic LEDs. Dedicated tamper input.

Access Control:
  1. 240,000 cardholder capacity, 50,000 transaction buffer
  2. 32 access levels per cardholder
  3. 19-digit (64-bit) User ID and 15-digit PIN numbers max
  4. Activation/deactivation dates
  5. If/then macro capability 

Card Formats:

  1. 8 active card formats per EP1501
  2. Anti-passback support, hard, soft, or timed forgiveness.

Alarm Management:

  1. Normally open/normally closed, unsupervised, supervised
  2. Standard or custom end-of-line resistances

Standards:

  1. UL294 recognized, CE compliant, ROHS
  2. FCC Part 15 Class A, NIST-certified encryption

Ordering Information:

MFG Part # BluBØX Order # Description
EP1501 120-1000 Mercury - EP1501 One Door DB Controller Ethernet PoE/12V
LP1501 XXX Mercury - LP1501 One Door DB Controller Ethernet PoE/12V

 


 

EP1502

The EP1502 and LP1502 reliably distribute intelligence to ensure the activities generated by select devices can be related to other devices for continued actions, without host intervention.

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EP1502

Learn More About the EP1502

Primary Power:

12-24 VDC +/- 10%, 500mA maximum

Serial Ports:
  1. Primary 10/100 Ethernet 
  2. Port 1: RS-232 
  3. Port 2: RS-485, 2-wire
Inputs:
  1. 8 general-purpose (programmable circuit type)
  2. Two dedicated (tamper and power monitor)

Outputs: 4 relays (Form C, 5A 30VDC)
Reader Ports: 2 reader ports 

Power:
  1. Unregulated pass through (150mA max.)
  2. Signaling card/data, Wiegand, or RS-485 

Keypad: Multiplexed with card data
LED: Two-wire or one-wire bicolor support 
Buzzer: Only with one-wire LED 
Dimensions: 6.0” x 8.0” x 1.0” (152mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Temperature: 0-70°C operational, -55-85°C storage 
Humidity: 0-95% RHNC 

Standards:
  1. UL294 recognized, CE compliant, ROHS
  2. FCC Part 15 Class A, NIST-certified encryption
Connectivity Primary Port:
  1. 10/100 Ethernet
  2. RS-232, dial up

Door Control: 

  1. Two reader ports (Mag, Wiegand, or ...RS-485; RS-485)
  2.  Eight supervised inputs, four relays
  3. Diagnostic LEDs

Primary Port:

  1. 10/100 Ethernet
  2. RS-232, dial up

Access Control:

  1. 240,000 cardholder capacity, 50,000 transaction buffer
  2. 32 access levels per cardholder
  3. 19-digit (64-bit) User ID and 15-digit PIN numbers max.
  4. Activation/deactivation dates
  5. If/then macro capability 

Card Formats:

  1. 8 active card formats per EP1501
  2. Anti-passback support nested area, hard, soft, or timed forgiveness

Alarm Management:

  1. Normally open/normally closed, unsupervised, supervised
  2. Standard or custom end-of-line resistances

Ordering Information:

MFG Part # BluBØX Order # Description
EP1502 120-1100 Mercury - EP1502 Two Door DB Controller Ethernet 12/24VDC Auxiliary I/O
LP1502 XXXX Mercury - LP1502 Two Door DB Controller Ethernet 12/24VDC Auxiliary I/O

 


 

EP2500

The EP2500 and LP2500 are intelligent access control platforms for enterprise-wide performance and are best deployed in systems where high-end capabilities and network-ready capacity are required.

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EP2500

Learn More About the EP2500

Primary Power:
12-24 VDC +/- 10%, 300mA maximum

Serial Ports:

  1. Primary 10/100 Ethernet 
  2. Port 1: RS-232, 2-wire
  3. RS-485, Modem, or Ethernet adapter 
  4. Port 2: RS-485, 2-wire
  5. Port 3: RS-485, 2-wire

Inputs:
Two dedicated (tamper and power monitor)

Dimensions: 
5.0” x 6.0” x 1.0” (127mm x 152mm x 25mm)

Temperature:
0-70°C operational, -55-85°C storage 

Humidity: 
0-95% RHNC 

Standards:

  1. UL294 recognized, CE compliant, ROHS
  2. FCC Part 15 Class A, NIST-certified encryption

 

Connectivity:

Primary Port:

  1. 10/100 Ethernet
  2. IP Server, IP Client, DHCP Client
  3. HTTP, TLS, X.509, SNMP
  4. Back up channel: RS-232, RS-485, Dial-up

Access Control:

  1. 600,000 cardholder capacity,
  2. 50,000 transaction buffer
  3. 32 access levels per cardholder
  4. If/then macro capability 

Card Formats:

  1. 8 active card formats per EP1501; PIV-II, CAC,TWIC card compatible
  2. Anti-passback support nested area, hard, soft, or timed forgiveness
  3. 19 digit (64-bit) UserId and 15 digit
  4. PIN numbers maximum
  5. PIV-II, CAC, TWIC card compatible
  6. 32 Access Levels per cardholder
  7. Activation/Deactivation Dates
  8. Anti-passback support
  9. Reader-based or time-based
  10. Hard, soft, or timed forgiveness

Ordering Information:

MFG Part # BluBØX Order # Description
EP2500 120-1200 Mercury - EP2500 DB Controller Only Ethernet 12/24VDC
LP2500 XXX Mercury - LP2500 DB Controller Only Ethernet 12/24VDC

 


 

EP4502

The EP4502 and LP4502 provide a two-door interface with auxiliary I/O, including onboard I/O for 2 readers, 8 supervised inputs and 4 relay outputs. In addition to centralized biometric template management, the controllers support a wide range of reader communication connections, including Wiegand, clock and data, RS-485, OSDP, and OSDP Secure Channel as well as all combinations of ID technologies such as magnetic stripe, proximity, smart cards, keypads, and LCD terminals.

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EP4502

Learn More About the EP4502

Primary Power:
12-24 VDC +/- 10%, 500mA maximum

Serial Ports:

  1. Primary 10/100 Ethernet 
  2. Port 1: RS-485, 2-wire 
  3. Port 2: Rs-485, 2-wire
Inputs:
  1. 8 general-purpose (programmable circuit type)
  2. Two dedicated (tamper and power monitor)

Outputs:  4 relays (Form C, 5A 30VDC)
Reader Ports: 2 reader ports 
Reader Power:

  1. Unregulated pass through (150mA max.)
  2. Signaling card/data, Wiegand, or RS-485 
Reader Signaling: Clock/Data, Wiegand or RS-485 

Keypad: Multiplexed with card data
LED: Two-wire or one-wire bicolor support 
Buzzer: Only with one-wire LED 
Dimensions: 6.0” x 8.0” x 1.0” (152mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Temperature: 0-70°C operational, -55-85°C storage 
Humidity: 0-95% RHNC 

Standards:

  1. UL294 recognized, CE compliant, ROHS
  2. FCC Part 15 Class A, NIST-certified encryption
  3. BankNet Compliant
Connectivity
Primary Port: 10/100 Ethernet

Door Control: Two readers ports: Magstripe, Wiegand, RS- 485, OSDP and OSDP Secure

Primary Port:
  1. 10/100 Ethernet
  2. RS-232, dial up

Access Control:

  1. 2,000,000 cardholder capacity, 50,000 transaction buffer
  2. 255 Access Levels 
  3. Cardholder 19-digit (64-bit) User ID and 15-digit PIN numbers max.
  4. Activation/deactivation dates
  5. If/then macro capability 
  6. Anti-passback support
  7. Hard, soft and timed forgiveness

Card Formats:

  1. 8 active card formats per EP1501; PIV-II, CAC,TWIC card compatible
  2. Support up to 200 bits with large encoded ID feature

Alarm Management:

  1. Normally open/normally closed, unsupervised, supervised
  2. Standard or custom end-of-line resistances

Ordering Information:

MFG Part # BluBØX Order # Description
EP4502 120-1300 Mercury - EP4502 Intelligent Controller
LP4502 XXX Mercury - LP4502 Intelligent Controller
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