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Tactical Releases Aussie-Made TPS13-3.5DC Switchmode Power Supply

Tactical Power Products have released the Australian-made TPS13-3.5DC 13.5Vdc 3.5A Switchmode power supply which is specifically suited for the access control and alarm installations.

Featuring heavy-duty aluminium construction, which offers excellent heatsinking, the power supply is equipped with features that include 13.5vdc 3.5A Continuous output, a battery charger delivering 13-5vdc at 300mA, AC present signal via green LED, AC fail via an SPDT relay, and low battery signal via SPDT relay and red LED indication. There’s red LED for reverse battery, fuse failure signaled by red LED, current limit and short circuit protection, and operating temperature between 0-40C.

This power supply has been tested by Austest Laboratories a leading Australian NATA accredited laboratory and fully complies with AS/NZS60950.1:2015 electrical safety and AS/NZSCISPR32:2015 EMC, with a certificate of compliance issued by SAA Approvals: SAA 203368-EA

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HID Global Receives 2020 New Product of the Year Award!

We are proud to announce that HID® Signo™ has been named New Product of the Year for 2020! by Security Today magazine for the recognizing our signature line of readers in the Access Control Devices/Peripherals category
We are proud to announce that HID® Signo™ has been named New Product of the Year for 2020! by Security Today magazine for the recognizing our signature line of readers in the Access Control Devices/Peripherals category

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that its signature line of readers, HID® Signo™, has been named a New Product of the Year for 2020 by Security Today magazine. Recognized in the Access Control Devices/Peripherals category, the new reader line has established a new industry benchmark for the most adaptable, interoperable and secure approach to access control.

“We are pleased to receive this recognition of the HID Signo reader line, which is built on an open platform to provide unprecedented flexibility and a robust set of forward-looking features that optimize workplace experiences,” said Harm Radstaak, Vice President and Managing Director of Physical Access Control Solutions, HID Global. “The accolade validates our innovative approach to readers that deliver smarter and more connected access control while  supporting the widest range of credential technologies and mobile.”

HID’s new readers are loaded with smart features, including automatic surface detection that recalibrates and optimizes read performance based on the mounting location.  The readers are also IP65-rated with no additional gasket needed and feature a capacitive touch keypad resistant for superior outdoor performance and harsh weather conditions.  The HID Signo reader line also includes Apple’s Enhanced Contactless Polling (ECP) application to support credentials in Apple Wallet.

The Security Today New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security. In the 12th successful year of the independently juried contest, winners were honored in 37 product award categories.

Click here for more information about the HID Signo Reader line.

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things

HID make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. HID’s trusted identity solutions give people convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be identified, verified and tracked digitally.

Millions of people around the world use HID products and services to navigate their everyday lives, and over 2 billion things are connected through HID technology. HID work with governments, educational institutions, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial businesses and some of the most innovative companies on the planet. 

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.

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HID Signo – Card Reader – The latest advancement in Access Control Technology.


Highly Versatile — Support for the widest range of credential technologies, including HID Mobile Access® via native Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC). ƒ

Unparalleled Performance — Ultra-secure storage of cryptographic keys on certified secure element hardware, plus a new surface detection feature that enables the reader to automatically recalibrate and optimise read range performance. ƒ

Connected to the Future — All readers include out-of-the-box support for Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) for secure bidirectional communication. READY FOR THE FUTURE NOW ƒ

Mobile-ready by default, including Apple’s Enhanced Contactless Polling (ECP) to support credentials in Apple Walletƒ

Sleek, innovative design to suit modern architecture. ƒ

Integrated OSDP for secure authentication and configuration post-installation. Built on a hardware platform designed to be adaptable to support future technology ƒDesigned to seamlessly integrate into the HID Origo® ecosystem