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Kisi Controller Pro 2

The Kisi Controller Pro 2 allows you to migrate to the Kisi platform and modernize your access control system while keeping your existing wiring, readers, and even credentials.

  • Secure as many doors as you want
  • Reuse as much of your existing hardware as you want
  • No disruption of operations

Inputs and outputs

  • Wiegand board adapter connection: 4 x 7 Wiegand in/output (12 volts direct current, GND, D0, D1, LED1, LED2, BZR)
  • Four dry or wet relays wiring to door security hardware: dry, 12/24 volts direct current; wet: max 0.35 ampere x 24 volts or 0.7 ampere x 12 volts per relay
  • One dry or wet relay wiring to intrusion detection hardware (siren/third party alarm systems): dry, 12/24 volts direct current; wet, max 0.35 ampere x 24 volts or 0.7 ampere x 12 volts per relay
  • Short circuit protection on relay outputs
  • 12 generic inputs configurable as either contact sensor or request to exit
  • One tamper input to send a message whenever the Controller is tampered with
  • One RS-485 interface input to support third-party devices, e.g. wireless locks or cameras

Operating voltage

  • 24 volts direct current

Operating current

  • Idle current less than 0.06 ampere
  • Total power depends on the number of wet relays used

Surge protection

  • Up to 75 volts on 24 volts direct current input (including reverse polarity)
  • Up to 60 volts on relay outputs (including reverse polarity)

Communication and connectivity

  • Ethernet: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
  • Wi-Fi: Supported only on devices with revision numbers whose first three digits are less than 553xxxxxx. You can check your revision number under Controller details.

For more information on connecting Kisi devices to the internet, please refer to Get Started - Connect to the internet.


As an internet protocol based access control system, Kisi does not require controllers and readers to be directly wired to each other. However, controllers and readers must be on the same local network for optimum performance, including offline support. Should local network communications be unavailable, controllers and readers will communicate through the internet.

Network address specifications

Kisi devices must have internet connectivity and initiate outbound connections only, meaning that no ports have to be open from the outside. Kisi devices will resolve DNS names for the following domains: **\***.

Network ports

For Kisi devices to initiate outbound connections, it is necessary for specific TCP and UDP ports to be allowed through your firewall. Below is a list of specific ports that need to be allowed.

31314Initial device-server connection
993Fallback device-server connection
443Fetch device firmware
80Fallback fetch device firmware
53Allow DNS lookups

A Kisi device will first attempt to connect via TCP port 31314. If this fails, it will attempt to use TCP port 993, which is typically open by default for email traffic. Ports 443 and 80 are used to request and transfer firmware updates. This port is typically open by default for HTTP/HTTPS.


By default, Kisi devices will use whichever DNS server is referenced by the local network’s DHCP server. If that DNS server is external, the firewall must allow access to it through port 53. Wi-Fi- and Ethernet-compatible Kisi devices only make outbound connections, so firewall configuration is only required if the firewall stops outbound connections.

Offline support

For offline support, Kisi devices will send messages over the local network using the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) port 62435.

For more information on network connectivity requirements and troubleshooting, please refer to the Kisi Network Connectivity Guide in our Help Center.


  • Secure over-the-air (OTA) updates

Web based management

Dimensions, enclosure color and material

  • Board height: 4.6 in (11.7 cm)
  • Board width: 4.1 in (10.5 cm)
  • Board depth: 0.7 in (1.8 cm)
  • Enclosure height: 12 in (30.48 cm)
  • Enclosure width: 9 in (22.86 cm)
  • Enclosure depth: 3 in (7.62 cm)
  • Color: White
  • Material: ABS

Environmental specifications

  • Operating temperature: 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)


  • CE
  • FCC
  • NDAA
  • RCM


Tamper detection

The Kisi Controller Pro 2 has a tamper input feature that allows installers to add a tamper switch inside the controller enclosure and connect it to the tamper input. This enables Kisi to detect any attempt to tamper with the enclosure. Customers can configure an alert policy for the tampered event to receive notifications when such events occur.

To enable or disable tamper detection, go to the controller's hardware overview page.

Fire safety

  • Works with any off-the-shelf alarm panel, e.g. the Bosch FPA-1000 Fire Panel
  • If you’re installing the fire alarm control panel (FACP) yourself, we recommend introducing an external power supply with FACP input to override access control