Difference between revisions of "RFID door lock"

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== Problems ==
  
 
Issues we face in the Load of Fun
 
Issues we face in the Load of Fun
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* Will be internal requiring access to two doors
 
* Will be internal requiring access to two doors
 
* Should very cheap enough to replace all artists keys or work with the current lock system
 
* Should very cheap enough to replace all artists keys or work with the current lock system
 
* Should have an option to buzz people in for visitors
 
* Should have an option to buzz people in for visitors
  
Hardware/Possible solutions
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== Solutions ==
* Jeenodes for wireless communication
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=== Wireless Networking ===
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* Jeenodes
 
** Do they have enough range?
 
** Do they have enough range?
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** What would the power situation be like?
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** What are the failure modes?
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=== Wired Networking ===
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* Ethernet shield and web server
 
* Ethernet shield and web server
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** One wire between door and router, plus always on door server
 
** would require people to be on the loadoffun wireless to buzz people in
 
** would require people to be on the loadoffun wireless to buzz people in
 
** could store access keys locally incase server melts down
 
** could store access keys locally incase server melts down
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=== Door Hardware ===
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* Electric door strike
 
* Electric door strike
 
** we have one but from our tests it will not work on the outside door. Great for door to studio
 
** we have one but from our tests it will not work on the outside door. Great for door to studio
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** requires a battery backup incase power goes out
 
** requires a battery backup incase power goes out
 
** requires a button to be pressed to exit
 
** requires a button to be pressed to exit
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=== Third Party / Complete Solutions ===
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What are the money and time costs of using a pre-packaged solution?

Revision as of 14:44, 24 November 2010

Here is Makers Local 256's version of what we are thinking of doing.

https://256.makerslocal.org/wiki/index.php/USB_Auth

Problems

Issues we face in the Load of Fun

  • Will be internal requiring access to two doors
  • Should very cheap enough to replace all artists keys or work with the current lock system
  • Should have an option to buzz people in for visitors

Solutions

Wireless Networking

  • Jeenodes
    • Do they have enough range?
    • What would the power situation be like?
    • What are the failure modes?

Wired Networking

  • Ethernet shield and web server
    • One wire between door and router, plus always on door server
    • would require people to be on the loadoffun wireless to buzz people in
    • could store access keys locally incase server melts down

Door Hardware

  • Electric door strike
    • we have one but from our tests it will not work on the outside door. Great for door to studio
  • Electromagnetic lock
    • requires a battery backup incase power goes out
    • requires a button to be pressed to exit

Third Party / Complete Solutions

What are the money and time costs of using a pre-packaged solution?