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OSDP Readers - Access It! Universal 4x Through Access It! Universal.NET 5.1


Overview

OSDP is a bi-directional protocol that can be used to communicate between devices. When used with readers it has advantages over the typical Wiegand and Clock/Data protocols in that the communication is bi-directional. This allows functionality like clock updates, LCD text updates, and detecting if the device is online.
Functionality for clock and LCD text updates currently exist only on the MR-DT keypad.

Panel Requirements

Mercury-Security readers currently support OSDP version 0.9. This is available on the following panel types:

  • Series II MR-50
  • Series II MR-52
  • MR-51e
  • EP-1501
  • EP-1502
  • MR-DT min f/w 1.63

Reader Requirements

In order to add an OSDP reader to an Access It! Universal system. the reader must first be configured as follows:

  • Address 0
  • Baud Rate 9600
    Currently only a single OSDP reader is allowed for each reader port.

Software Setup

Within Access It! Universal, the following steps must be taken.

  1. Within Access It! Universal, navigate to the Hardware Tree (Go | Main | Hardware)
  2. Within the Hardware Tree, select Installed Readers
  3. Edit the reader that will be using the OSDP Protocol
  4. Select the Reader Settings tab
  5. Set the Reader Type to OSDP
    If OSDP does not exists, see below.
  6. Click Save

Creating OSDP Format

In cases where the OSDP format is not available in step 5 of the above, the following steps can be taken to add the format.

  1. Within Access It! Universal, navigate to the Hardware Tree (Go | Main | Hardware)
  2. Within the Hardware Tree, select Installed Readers
  3. Edit the reader that will be using the OSDP Protocol
  4. Select the Reader Settings tab
  5. Select the Edit button next to Reader Type
  6. Select New
  7. Within the Reader Type Name field, enter OSDP
  8. Select the Options tab
  9. Select (check) the option Enable OSDP Driver
  10. Click OK
  11. Click Save

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