Buyer Guide: How to configure door access control software

Cobra Controls, Door Access Control Solutions Video Library


Cobra Controls door access control software instructional library: Learn Cobra Controls Door Access Control software at your own pace: Play, pause, rewind. Watch one tutorial at a time, or the entire 18 video course. This series of videos is designed to help you get started with setting up the Access Control Software and basic operations.

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Cobra Controls Quick Start Video Series - ACP-N User Guide


Cobra Controls presents; Getting started with Cobra Controls door access control ACP-N software.



Access control security software

Cobra Controls .NET based access control software has been designed to provide the functionality to support al estimated 90% of all companies, organizations, military, or government agencies. The system provides for an unlimited number of controllers, unlimited number of doors, and more than 60,000 users can be maintained in the security software database. Registered users of the software will have an option to be notified when new training screencasts, videos, and new versions of the software are available to update your software.


Cobra Controls .NET based access control security software for 1, 2, and 4 door systems:

The Cobra Controls ACP-T series door controllers are designed for today access control needs within an IT environment. TCP/IP capability is included in all of the ACP series controllers. Cobra's controllers use NON PROPRIETARY readers and inputs based on the industry standard 26-bit Wiegand format. With our Cobra .NET based software you can connect an unlimited number of 1, 2, and 4 door controllers to one system. The controllers automatically adjust bandwidth consumption based on demand of the existing network.


Brief list of the Cobra Controls .NET based access control security software features:

  • Intuitive Windows based software. Ideal for new users, experienced users, and installers.
  • IP Addressing: Built in search network feature finds controllers on network. Easy to reassign IP address from the software. No need to visit controller to push buttons or move jumpers.
  • Unlimited departments and sections
  • Unlimited number of control panels and doors on same system
  • Lost card registry with simple reissue feature
  • 255 time zones with start and stop dates. Ideal for time based membership applications such as gyms and clubs.
  • Simple access privilege user interface.
  • Unlimited operators with assignable authority levels. (Operators manage system software)
  • Easily configure *card* plus *pin code* for keypad/proximity combination readers
  • Assign ACP-1x4 emergency input 4 output module relays with adjustable duration or follow event settings. Emergency input unlocks all doors upon signal.
  • Anti-pass back built in and assignable locally within controller.
  • Interlocking for 1,2,3, and even 4 doors made simple. Panel and software handle all the logic necessary to keep area secure and also safe.
  • Multiple card access assignable to require more than one user to enter an area. Also optional multiple card exit can be assigned. (Election areas and cash rooms for example.)
  • First card in to activate unlock time zone is flexible. Can use any single or multiple users to activate to ensure proper personnel on premises to unlocked area.
  • Audit trail customizable by date, department, user, and/or by door. Report layout also flexible. Save as excel spreadsheet, print, or view.
  • Time and attendance built in.
  • Meal reports for facilities wishing to monitor dining areas. Nicely flexible for different needs.
  • Guard tour system built in. Use access control system readers to create and manage a guard tour system. Completely customizable for patrolman, patrol points, patrol routes, and patrol tasks. Creates both a patrol report and a statistical report about the guard tours.


Features of real time monitoring:

  • The Cobra Controls .NET Access Control Software also offers a powerful real time monitoring and management interface.
  • Watch as the computer scans doors and reacts to real time events.
  • Note: Live connection to controllers not required for doors to operate - needed only for live interaction.
  • Check command performs status and diagnostics on selected doors and their controllers.
  • Setting time synchronizes controllers to the computer for timing.
  • Upload and download from this interface to update both the controller with correct access privileges and to receive latest auditing information.
  • A real-time download option keeps you up to the second with event monitoring.
  • Remote locking and unlocking of any one or all doors is a simple mouse click.
  • You can "lock down" or lock open any one or multiple doors.
  • Momentary unlock a door and then it will go back to normal access state.
  • Reset alarms via mouse.


Why choose Cobra Controls Door Access Systems

Free technical support for the life of your equipment. Have questions about your access equipment? You get free lifetime technical support (toll free telephone, Online Chat and email) for every product you purchase at maglocks.

Our in-house, New York based Tech support team is available 5 days a week from 9:00am to 6:00pm to help. You will find our private telephone number on your invoice and delivery confirmation email. Our advisors have access to detailed product and design installation information. We can help with setup, troubleshooting, or everyday use.


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