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Home Readers Proximity/LF MR-1824 Series
MR-1824 Series
  • Wiegand and RS232 (simultaneous)
  • 18" to 24" (46 to 60cm) read range
  • 8” x 8” x 1” (20 x 20 x 2.5cm) in size
  • Power requirement: 5 ~ 12 VDC
  • Also available in MR-1824-HiLo configuration
  • Credentials (Cards/Tags)


AWID’s Sentinel-Prox Medium-Range Reader MR-1824 is a mid-range proximity reader at an economical price. With an industry best read range of 18 to 24 inches, it eliminates the need to get the card close to the reader, and no more misreads or fumbling. It delivers exceptional value without compromise on quality, durability, and performance for both indoor and outdoor applications.

The MR-1824MC is a Metal Compensated version of MR-1824 to allow flexible mounting applications to metal surfaces by adhering four ferrite plates (4x4x0.25 in and 8 oz each) to the back of MR-1824.

  • MR-1824 our standard 24" Read Range Reader @ 12VDC
  • MR-1824-MC (Metal Compensated)
  • MR-1824-HiLo (2 reader setup, where 2 different heights are needed with no interference)
  • MR-1824-HiLoMC
  • Certifications:

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  • Read range of 18 to 24 inches
  • Metal compensation available (MR-1824-MC) for mounting on metal surfaces (up to 16" @ 12VDC Read Range)
  • Electronics potted with epoxy compound for demanding environmental applications
  • LED for visual feedback, Piezo beeper for audio feedback
  • Compatible with all Wiegand access control systems
  • Industry standard Wiegand  (26 to 50 bit) output and RS-232 interface
  • Attractive high-tech enclosure in dark gray or beige color


  • Medium read range for building/large door access control applications requiring longer read ranges
  • MR-1824-MC is ideal for applications requiring mounting on metal surfaces
  • Reader electronics protected against application elements to assure long reader life
  • Visual and Audible indicators providing dependable user feedback and guidance for quick and easy installation
  • Wiegand output allows use of multiple control panels allowing stocking of one reader for all applications and credential requirements
  • HiLo (High Low) is ideal for applications requiring 2 different height installations

Filename: MR-1824 & MR-1824MC Installation Sheet

Filename: MR-1824HiLo & MR-1824HiLoMC Installation Sheet

Filename: MR-1824HiLo Explanation

Filename: MR-1824 & MC Product Sheet

Filename: MR-1824 - Assuring Max Read Range

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