GARDiS Proximity Square Reader


GARDiS Proximity Square Reader is a high-quality access control card reader that provides robust and reliable performance through contactless technology. The proximity readers are a cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing reader range, and ideal security component for both large and small installations.

With a read range of up to 10cm* These fully featured readers are available in both square and mullion variations for maximum design flexibility.


Up to 10cm Read Range

101 x 130 x 17mm

125 KHz (Nominal)

7 to 14VDC, 100mA (Max)

TDSi Part Number 5002-0602
Dimensions 101 x 130 x 17mm
Weight 300g
Operating Environment -20°C to + 55°C, 0 – 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Power Supply 7 to 14VDC, 100mA (Max)
Operating Frequency 125KHz (Nominal)
Card Technology EM4100, EM4102, EM4200 or compatible
Sounder Integral
Read Range* <100mm (ISO Card)
Output Formats Magnetic Stripe, Wiegand 26-bit** / 34-bit / 37-bit

* Read range may vary between cards and installations
** As standard. Contact TDSi for alternative configuration.

  • A durable and versatile plastic housing that provides an aesthetically pleasing  finish. 
  • Fully encapsulated design provides maximum protection against water ingress, making it suitable for internal or external installation.
  • Integral LEDs provide clear, visual indication of access status. 
  • In-built sounder gives unambiguous feedback of card reads.
  • Choice of output options allows connection to all standard access control panels.

GARDiS Proximity Reader Datasheet


Case Studies

University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

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