Date of Editing:2019-12-20
Question: How to choose the RFID card for your Access Control System?
Access control cards may all look the same, but ‘under the hood’ the technologies driving them vary considerably. RFID cards are currently the most common access control card type on the market. Different card systems have very different strengths, weaknesses, and cost.
Choosing the card technology that best fits your business is essential. Identifying the correct access control card system for you requires consideration of budget, desired security level, and future business directions. We’ll start with the more simple RFID systems better suited for lower security environments, and then move up to higher security RFID card systems.
. 125kHz Low Frequency RFID Cards
This is the most common RFID format. The data transmission is transparent, easy to retrieve and copy. 125kHz RFID cards are quite popular at low-to-mid levels of enterprise security especially in stable security environments where needs do not change year to year.