ASSA ABLOY announces addition of HID multiCLASS SE Technology to IP-enabled campus locks

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

ASSA ABLOY today announced that Corbin Russwin Access 700® and SARGENT Passport 1000 IP-enabled campus access control locks now include HID® multiCLASS SE™ technology. As a result, the Access 700 PIP1 and Passport 1000 P1 Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Access 700 PWI1 and Passport 1000 P2 WiFi locks now provide simultaneous support for multiple credential technologies and NFC mobile access, in addition to their existing magnetic stripe and PIN code capabilities.

“By adding HID multiCLASS SE support to our IP-enabled campus locks, we’re expanding their functionality to read multiple credentials and add smartphone compatibility,” said Angelo Faenza, senior director of campus electronic access control security solutions, ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions. “This ensures a future-proof solution for campuses that are currently using mag stripe cards and provides an easy migration path to higher-security credentials.”

The multiCLASS SE capability accommodates a wide variety of credentials including HID Prox®, HID iCLASS®, HID iCLASS SE® (SIO-enabled), HID iCLASS® Seos™, HID MIFARE® SE, HID iCLASS

DESfire® EV1 SE, MIFARE Classic, DESfire EV1, and FeliCa. In addition, the locks are compatible with NFC-enabled smartphones.

All four models are available in bored lock, mortise lock and exit device configurations and feature integrated ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified hardware. Each configuration also offers local lockdown and privacy mode capabilities. All the locks are available with an optional keypad and are available with a wide variety of decorative levers and finishes.


ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user demands for security, safety and convenience. For more information visit


Since 1839, Corbin Russwin has manufactured safe, secure and durable locking hardware. The company offers commercial grade 1 mortise locks, bored locks, exit devices, high security key systems and electromechanical hardware. Architecturally, Corbin Russwin offers products that are both aesthetically pleasing and designed to surpass most performance standards. Visit our website for complete product specifications,


Founded in the early 1800’s, SARGENT is a market leader in locksets, cylinders, door closers, exit devices, electro-mechanical products and access control systems for new construction, renovation and replacement applications. The company's customer base includes commercial construction, institutional, and industrial markets. Included in SARGENT’s product offerings are windstorm certified locks and exit devices, hardwired and wireless access control devices, decorative levers and patented and high security key systems. Visit our website for bored lock, mortise lock, exit device and key system product specifications,