To use two OSDP readers on the same Mercury EP1501, LP1501, or MR51e controller, you must configure both readers to the first reader port of the controller.
Before you begin
What you should know
Mercury EP1501 and LP1501 must be enrolled without extension boards so the first reader port is available for the two OSDP readers.
- From the Config Tool home page, open the Access control task, and click the Roles and units view.
- From the entity tree, select the Synergis™ unit, and click the Peripherals tab.
Double-click Reader 1, and configure the following
- Type of reader
- Select OSDP 2.
- Baud rate
- Select a bit rate.
- Select the address you configured for the first reader.
Repeat step 3 for Reader 2, using the address configured for the
Selecting OSDP 2 for both readers automatically assigns both readers to the first port.
- (Optional, supported readers only) Ensure that the Secured option is set to ON.