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Codepads / Keypads

Electric Gate Keypads

Electric gates can be operated in a many ways, one common method is to use a codepad or keypad. Outlined below is is a brief over view.

These work a bit like a cash machine pin number. For domestic purposes a codepad with up to 3 possible input codes is usually sufficient, for commercial premises a codepad with up to 100 codes can be specified - this allows for a respective code to be deleted should that person no longer require access/exit:-

Suggested set up

  • One code to open/close gates automatically – (family, close friends/neighbours)
  • 2nd code to hold gate open – (family, trusted friends/associates)
  • 3rd code – auxiliary code to give to delivery persons – change this code more often)

Entry Codes

For entry purposes the Codepad is usually positioned on the RH side of the entrance, the codepad can be standalone or built in to an Intercom panel.

As with intercoms, codepads can be specified as vandal resistant, flush fit or surface mounted to the pier or a stand alone post.

Exit Codes

Always give thought to how you and your visitors will leave.

It is good practise to include a codepad on the inside of the entrance to allow visitors in vehicles or on foot to leave with out inconveniencing you.

It is also handy for you, especially if you happen to be on foot and have left your hand transmitter in the car or house.