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Imagine What a Comprehensive Security System Neatly Packaged in a Door-locking Device Could Do for Your Property.

If your current door-locking device just locks doors then it isn’t working hard enough for your investment. You need a market leading MIWA Electronic Locking system.

ALV2 LOCK

Is the latest in a long line of electronic locking solutions from Miwa Lock and is designed specifically for today’s busy hospitality industry. Using the latest in RFID technology the new locking system is attractive yet durable and easy for guests and staff to use. The thirty plus years of experience are easy to detect when looking at this system. Today a hotel lock is no longer just a means for closing the guest room door but an important part in the overall running of a busy hotel. As the only piece of technology in your property that the guest has to use multiple times it is vitally important that it does its job effectively every time, without fail. The mechanics and electronics of this lock are second to none having passed the prestigious ANSI 156.25 grade 1 electronic lock test, this also takes in the electronics too. The system has been designed to make it easy for your staff to use yet still have the features you need to run your hotel safely and securely.

RFID or proximity technology gives the ALV2 locks the ability of reading and writing to the guest and staff cards without them touching the lock. Simply place the card within half an inch of the reader and the lock will open. This technology has several advantages over existing magnetic strip and smart card systems.

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Why RFID?

Ease of use

Without the need to insert or swipe the key card, guests of all ages will find the ALV2 lock more intuitive, the key card can be offered to the lock from any direction.

Read and write

When a guest card is used to open a lock it can now be written to as well as read.

Guest cards

if a lock does not open when a guest card is used the reason for this is written onto the card. This can be easily read by the staff in the hotel and the problem can immediately be rectified.

Staff cards

Various information is added to the staff card every time it is used to open a lock. This would include the room and time the lock was opened as well as the status of the batteries in each location.

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Master key structure

With the use of RFID cards the master key structure for your staff can be configured to match your operating requirements. Each staff member can be issued key a key card that only gives the access to areas that their job demands. Should the need arise these can be changed on an individual basis, by you without the need to reprogram any of the locks.

Interfacing

ALV2 is designed to interface to both PMS and POS solutions, using RS232 or TCP/IP. Key data can be automatically sent to the Miwa system making the check in procedure more efficient and eliminating key stroke errors.

Auditable security

ALV2 can be audited from every angle, the front desk system can be audited to see who has made staff or guest keys, the locks hold the last 600 transactions and the staff keys hold data on the last 140 locks they have been used in. The system has been designed to enable your security and operations personnel complete control over the access to your property.

Upgrade path

Whether your property is large or small the cost of a new locking system is still substantial and at Miwa we take this very seriously, we build systems that last. With this in mind we also realise that technology changes and advances, this is why we have built a new system that can be used to upgrade our existing AL5H locks, without the need to replace everything. The new ALV2A type front escutcheons retro fit directly onto the existing lock case.

 

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