Each bus device connected to the main bus requires a license.
In other words, each Door Module requires a license, and an independent Programming Hot Spot requires a license. If the Programming Hot Spot is connected to a Door Module as a reader for controlling the door, it requires no separate license.
Net Bridge operates as a link between the iLOQ S10 server, Door Modules and other devices on the bus. Mount Net Bridge in a secure indoor location, such as a technical room, where an Ethernet connection and a mains power supply are available.
The buses for doors and Programming Hot Spots are cabled from Net Bridge. Detailed cabling instructions are available in a separate Planning Guidelines document.
ETHERNET / POE — Ethernet LAN connection with Power over Ethernet (PoE) support.
DC — Power input for an external power supply.
Net Bridge always requires an Ethernet connection and power supply. Power supply can be provided through an Ethernet switch supporting PoE, or by an external power supply. The maximum number of connected bus devices depends on several factors. These are:
The power supply, that is, the available power.
The power consumption of the bus device.
The cabling distance, that is, the power loss of the cable.
If Net Bridge is powered by:
PoE, the available power for bus devices is 10 W.
PoE+, the available power for bus devices is 20 W.
External power supply, the available power for bus devices is 30 W.
RS-485 1/2/3 on two rows — Main bus connections (6 pcs). There is one main bus, which can be divided to six parallel branches1.
To the main bus, you can connect:
Programming Hot Spots.
The USB host is used to upload device configuration data from a USB memory stick to Net Bridge. You create the configuration data while adding Net Bridge to iLOQ S10 Manager software.
TOKEN — A locking-system specific token is required when communicating with the server and when handling encrypted programming packages. You program the token while adding Net Bridge to iLOQ S10 Manager software.
Door Module is a bus device located in the vicinity of a door, and it controls devices installed on the door, such as a lock cylinder, a key reader, an RFID reader, an electric lock, an electric strike plate, a magnet lock, and so on.
Door Module is hosted by Net Bridge; it does not operate independently. Door Module has several different use cases, and it can be used both as unprogrammed or programmed.
The most common use cases are:
Connecting lock cylinders for remote management.
Connecting a calendar-controlled electric lock.
Connecting a key reader to control an electric lock.
Connecting an RFID reader to control an electric lock.
Connecting a key reader to control an alarm system.
Connecting an RFID reader to control an alarm system.
Connecting readers to control an electric lock by a key and PIN code combination.
Connecting a code-controlled electric lock.
Door Module is meant to be installed to a dry indoor environment. If you must install Door Module outdoors, for example, to control a gate, ensure that it is not exposed to rain.
RS-485 IN — Main bus input connection. The main bus is brought in to the Door Module from the other bus device main bus output, or from Net Bridge. The main bus consists of the data bus and bus device power supply.
RS-485 OUT — Main bus output connection. From the main bus output, you can extend the bus to the next bus device.
CYLINDERS — You can connect two lock cylinders to this connection, in which case you can remotely manage the lock cylinders. The lock cylinders must be on the same door or on parallel doors having the same ground potential. In other words, the lock cylinder cabling distance from the Door Module must be 10 m or less. If the distance is longer, use two Door Modules, one for each cylinder.
INPUTS - IN 1/IN 2 — These potential-free inputs control relay outputs K1 and K2, or the Key reader STAT2 LED, according to the selected operating mode.
INPUTS - EXT — A potential-free contact information connected to this input, can be used to control a conditional access right when the Door Module is programmed as a Key switch.
READER RS-485 — The reader bus is a separate bus from the main bus. It controls the key reader and the RFID reader. A reader connected to the reader bus controls relay outputs K1 and K2 according to the selected operating mode.
RELAY K1/K2 — You can connect relay outputs K1 and K2 to control an external device, such as an electric lock. You can control the relay outputs according to the selected operating mode either by using a lock cylinder, key/RFID reader, code, calendar control, or by external device, such as a door opening button, connected to input connections IN1 and IN2.