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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 adaptor 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 0.25 ampere x 24 volts or 0.5 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 0.25 ampere x 24 volts or 0.5 ampere x 12 volts per relay
  • 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

Power consumption

  • 24 volts direct current

Communication and connectivity

  • Internet: Ethernet

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

note

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

The Kisi controller only makes outbound connections. This means, it must have internet connectivity and be able to resolve DNS names in the following domain: *.electricimp.com

Network ports

For the controller to be able to make outbound connections, it is also necessary for specific TCP and UDP ports to be allowed through your firewall. Below is a list of specific ports that need to be whitelisted.

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

The Kisi controller will attempt to connect via TCP port 31314. If that 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.

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

Updates

  • Secure over-the-air (OTA) updates

Web based management

Dimensions, color, material

  • Board height: 4.6 in (11.7 cm)
  • Board width: 4.1 in (10.5 cm)
  • Board depth: 0.7 in (0.2 cm)
  • Controller height: 12 in (30.48 cm)
  • Controller width: 9 in (22.86 cm)
  • Controller depth: 3 in (7.62 cm)
  • Color: White
  • Material: ABS

Mounting

  • Screw-in wall using the provided guide

Fire safety

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