Interface modules come in all shapes and sizes and offer a wide range of features. Synergis™ Softwire supports most of the common features found on the market.
- 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||Intelligent lock|
|Escape and return mode (see How to enable)||Yes|
|Passage mode (see How to enable)||Yes1|
|Privacy mode (see How to enable)||Yes|
|Online operation (connected to the Synergis™ unit)|
|Standalone mode||Not applicable|
|Offline operation (no connection to the Synergis™ unit)|
|Degraded mode||Not applicable|
|Wireless operation (WiFi only)|
|Contact the Synergis™ unit on event||Yes3|
|Scheduled radio contact (Status report interval)||Yes4|
|Power fail lock settings (Fail Safe/Fail Secure)||Yes6|
|Configurable Radio Wakeup events (see How to configure)||Yes|
|Maximum number of offline events||10,0007|
|Maximum number of credentials (for autonomous decision making)||10,0008|
|Maximum credential length (in bits)||140|
|Maximum number of interface modules per Synergis™ unit RS-485 channel||Not applicable|
|Recommended maximum number of interface modules per Synergis™ unit||128|
1 Passage mode, or double-badge activation, is applied to all cardholders, and is not schedule-dependent.
2 The WiFi lock might take up to 15 seconds to unlock for unknown credentials not yet synchronized to the lock. Badging a second time might be required.
3 By default, the WiFi lock contacts the Synergis™ unit on the following events: Access denied (for any reason), Door forced open, and Door open too long.
4 The default WiFi radio wake up schedule is every day at 0:00 UTC time.
5 The default battery check schedule is every day at 23:00 UTC time.
6 The default Power fail lock setting is Fail Secure, meaning the door is locked when power is off.
7 There is not always a one-to-one match between an offline log entry and a Security Center event.
8 Cx type locks only; legacy Sx and Px type locks remain at 2,400 credentials. when legacy Px locks are configured for Card and PIN, the capacity drops to 1,200 credentials.