Synergis Cloud Link is an intelligent PoE-enabled IoT gateway designed to address the demand for a non-proprietary access control solution.
Synergis Cloud Link provides native support for popular non-proprietary security modules, from intelligent controllers such as Mercury Security, HID Global, and Axis communications, to electronic locks from ASSA ABLOY, Allegion, and SimonVoss.
This guide describes how to configure the next-generation Synergis Cloud Link appliance for use with Security Center. It assumes you are familiar with the Security Center platform, specifically with the Synergis access control system.
For more information on the available Synergis Cloud Link hardware versions, see Differences between Synergis Cloud Link appliances.
|Hardware feature||What you should know|
|A||RS-485 ports||Synergis Cloud Link includes four RS-485 communication channels. The number of modules you can connect to each RS-485 port depends on the type of interface modules you are installing.|
|B||Micro SD card||Future use|
|C||Ethernet ports||Two Ethernet ports are provided for connection to the IP
NOTE: Ethernet port 1 can be used to power the appliance using Power over Ethernet (PoE).
|D||Mounting holes||You can either mount the appliance to a suitable surface using the mounting holes or to a DIN rail using the optional DIN rail mounting bracket.|
|E||Power||Connect the appliance to a 12 V dc (nominal) power supply.|
|F||Information () LED||The LED provides feedback on system status.|
|G||Command code DIP switches||The four CODE DIP switches allow you to run commands which can, for example, reset certain appliance configurations.|
|H||Monitoring inputs||The appliance includes four inputs that you can use to monitor external events in the access control system.|