• Built-In Advanced Access Control
  • 1, 2 or 4 doors supported
  • Supports full range of card readers
  • TCP/IP Communication

C3 Series are IP-based Door Access Control Panel

  • Choice of Readers

Support full range of card readers. ZK KR-Series readers are stylish and waterproof. C3 supports any wiegand-output reader, including HID Prox, iClass, and XceedID Multi-Technology. 

  • Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

Save cost. C3 controller firmwares can be upgraded without any advanced tools. New features can extend and expand the value of your investment. 

  • More than Door Control

Access additional control and interface. After programming, auxiliary relays can be functioned as lights, alarms and intrusion detection panels. Extra locking devices or gate controllers can be accessed.

  • Built-In Advanced Access Control

Anti-Passback, First-Card Opening, Multi-Card Opening, Duress Password Entry, and Auxilary Input/ Output linkages are built into controller firmware.

  • Communication

C3 controllers can be installed easily on your network and support both TCP/IP and RS-485 communications. Auto-discovery tool allows setting and modification of network parameters directly and easily.

  • Capacity

Support up to 30,000 badge users and store up to 100,000 events and transactions. Data is preserved if power is lost. Controller continues to operate if network connection is interrupted.

  • Options

C3 controllers come in 3 sizes to suit project needs and reduce the cost of unused capacity. 1-door, 2-door, and 4-door models can be mixed and matched in an optimized system architecture, devices or gate controllers.

  • For Software Developers

Free SDK is available for integrators and OEM’s to integrate the C3 controller with their or existing security or personnel management applications. Upon request, ZK can customize C3 firmware to meet any customer requirements.

Number of Doors Controlled 1 Door 2 Door 4 Door
Number of Readers Supported 244
Types of Readers Supported 26-bit Wiegand, others upon request
Number of Inputs 2 (Exit Device and Door Status, AUX) 6 (2 Exit Device, 2 Door Status, 2 AUX) 12 (4 Exit Device, 4 Door Status, 4 AUX)
Number of Outputs 2 (1-From C Relay for Lock and 1-Form C Relay for Aux Output) 4 (2-From C Relay for Lock and 2-Form C Relay for Aux Output) 8 (4-Form C Relay for Lock and 4-Form C Relay for Aux Output)
Card Holders Capacity 30,000
Log Events Capacity 100,000
Weight 7.4lbs (3.35kg) (Case included) 7.5lbs (3.4kg) (Case included) 7.8lbs (3.55kg) (Case included)
Communication TCP/IP, RS-485 and WiFi optional
Enclosure Powder Coated Aluminium
Mounting Wall Mount
Recommended Power Supply 12V DC, 1.5A
Dimensions (Bundle Only) 380mm(L)×80mm(W)×280mm(H)
Dimensions ( Board Only) 6.3in.×4.17in. (160mm×106mm) 6.3in.×4.17in. (160mm×106mm) 8.58in.×4.17in. (218mm×106mm)

Case Study

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Case Study Biometric Slovakia Body Temperature for Entrance Control in TV Station 21/05/2020
case-study-biometric-proface-x-ch.pdf864.79 KB

User Manual

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C3 Series User Manual V1.2_20141218 09/10/2018

Installation Guide

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C3-400 Installation Instructions and Connection Guide-V1.2 09/10/2018

Data Sheet

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C3-100/200/400 Data Sheet 12/09/2018
c3-series_brochure.pdf671.18 KB