Synergis™ IX controllers support a wide range of access control features that depend on the version of Synergis™ Softwire you use.
- Feature is offered by the interface module and is supported by Synergis™ Softwire.
- Feature is offered by the interface module but is not supported by Synergis™ Softwire.
- Not applicable
- Feature is not offered by the interface module.
|Category of interface module (SY-SIX-CTRL-DIN or SY-SIX-CTRL-DIN-1D)||Intelligent controller|
|Encrypted communication||Yes (TLS 1.2)|
|Online operation (connected to the Synergis™ unit)|
|Offline operation (no connection to the Synergis™ unit)|
|Degraded mode||Not applicable|
|Reader communication protocols|
|OSDP (Secure Channel)||Yes2|
|Clock and Data (Magnetic Stripe), also known as ABA format||No|
|Maximum number of credentials (for autonomous decision making)||100,0001 for up to 4 controllers
25,0001 for up to 16 controllers
|Maximum credential length (in bits)||643|
|Maximum number of interface modules per Synergis™ unit RS-485 channel||Not applicable|
|Recommended maximum number of interface modules per Synergis™ unit||16|
1 Includes the two factory default users, which are read-only.
2 The only readers supported are HID Signo readers and Synergis™ IX OSDP readers. The minimum required versions for OSDP support are Synergis™ Softwire 11.2, Synergis™ IX controller firmware 4.00_649_L1C3, and reader expander firmware 1.12.585 L021.
3 Requires 11.3.2 or later. For more information, see About support for 64-bit credentials with Synergis™ IX.