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HID Reader

HID / Proximity Card Reader

The HID card reader (Also known as a Prox, Proximity, or RFID card reader) can be placed anywhere on a desktop or fastened to a wall. Users can quickly and easily swipe their card and check in and out of the building. These units are a quick and error free way for updating your status.


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Product Overview

Error Free Identification

Error Free Identification

The proximity card readers eliminates the need for manual entry providing error-free identification.

Millions of Different Cards

Compatible with Most Badges

The proximity badge reader is compatible with over 300 million physical access proximity cards. This reader allows users to use their building access card to check in and out by just waiving their badge close to the USB reader.

Various Mounting Options

Flexible Mounting Options

The HID card reader come in various mounting options allowing you to install it in any situation, either at your desk, mounted to the wall, or as a flush mount in an electrical box.

kiosk with prox reader

Multi-Frequency & High Level of Compatibility

Both 125 kHz and 13.56 MHz frequency cards are supported allowing up to two different technologies to be supported by the same badge reader. For a full list of supported card types, see the full compatibility list

How It's Used

Status Updates

Status Updates 

Our touch screen kiosks allow employees and guests a quick way to update their status in real-time. The touch screen kiosks can be placed throughout the building allowing people the ability to check notes, send messages, change status, and more.

Time Sheets

Use to Track Timesheets

No more paper punch cards! Record all your payroll timecards electronically. Combine this with our EIOBoard timesheets feature to review time records and create electronic time cards.

Guest Check In

Electronic Guest Book

Get rid of the old paper guest books and upgrade to a new electronic version. When you have a guest visiting your company or office, you can now record electronically their name, phone number, email address, contact info, and reason for visit.

Patient Tracking

Patient Tracking

Provides real-time patients, doctor, and nurse tracking for a hospital or medical office. Patients can sign in when they arrive, and the system can track the patient througout the entire process of care.

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Installation Options

HID Card Reader Desktop Mount

Option 1 – EB-HID-USB (desktop mount)

Sits securly on any desktop and connects to the computer's USB port.


Wall-Mount with Flanges

Option 2 – EB-HID-USB-WD (wall mount)

Includes a flange mount kit (the USB cable folds 90 degrees so it can be completely hidden and routed through the wall behind the unit)

HID Card Reader for a Single Gang Box

Option 3 – EB-HID-USB-WMT (flush wall mount)

Flushly mounts to the wall in a single gang electrical box

*Option 3 - Electrical boxes

Here are examples of single gang, low-voltage electrical boxes that you could use with Option #3 for a nice recessed look:

Install Boxes for Option 2