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Install the reader

As the next step, you need to install the Reader, Kisi's second most important hardware unit that enables you to access your doors with the Kisi system.

Reader kit components

  • 1 Reader Pro 2
  • Aluminum Mounting frame
  • 1 Backplate
  • 1 security screws
  • 1 hex key
  • 2 wall mount screws
  • 2 self-tapping screws (for metal frame)

Tools required

  • A screwdriver/hand drill
  • A #2 Phillips driver if mounting on mounting box
  • 7/8 inch (22.2mm) drill bits if mounting on aluminium profile
  • 1/8 inch (3mm) drill bit for pilot holes

Mounting instructions

Mount the Kisi Reader 2 on LV1 mounting bracket

  1. Secure the backplate and the aluminium mounting frame to the LV1 mounting bracket by using the two wall mounted screws
  2. Connect the reader to the cabling in place (Cat 6 or low voltage wires)
  3. Insert the reader inside the aluminium mounting frame
  4. Slide up the reader
  5. Secure the reader by installing the security screw (hex key provided)

Mount the Kisi Reader 2 on metallic profile

  1. Drill a hole of at least 7/8 inch (22.2mm) of diameter in the metallic profile
  2. Secure the aluminium mounting frame to the metallic profile using the two self-tapping screws
  3. Connect the reader to the cabling in place (Cat 6 or low voltage wires)
  4. Insert the reader inside the aluminium mounting frame
  5. Slide up the reader
  6. Secure the reader by installing the security screw (hex key provided)

On to the next step

With the reader in place, we can now go ahead and wire it.