Frequently asked questions for access control in shared entrances

Each system is controlled with a master key. It is included in the set. Each Bulkey access control system comes with a detailed user guide. How to record new electronic keys, how to delete or disable old ones, etc. Once you purchase the system, you are in no way dependent on us as a manufacturer. Control of the system is entirely in your hands.

Bulkey electronic systems do not have a visible part and a standard place for installation. Instead of a mechanical key, they are opened electronically. The cartridge has been replaced by an electronic reader that can be mounted anywhere. The lock can be mounted both on the door and on the door frame, and since there are no visible elements, its exact location cannot be known in order to be attacked.

The locks themselves are made solidly and firmly so that they can withstand direct pressure against the door. We use split-system technology, which means that whatever attack is made against the reader, it will not unlocking the door or damage  the electronic system. 

In the case of locks for shared entrances, it is recommended that they remain unlocked in the event of a power failure. This measure is taken in connection with the safety of residents in an emergency. However, if you do not want the lock to be unlocked, you can always supplement the system with a battery emergency power supply to keep it active for some time until power is restored.

If a key is lost or no longer needed, there is an easy way to delete it from the system without having to replace the entire system, as with the mechanical systems. With Bulkey electronic systems, you will simply need to delete the lost key and buy a new one to save. This can be done with the master key, which comes in the kit. 

With mechanical locks, even if you take the mechanical key, you will not be sure that the person has not taken out a duplicate of your key and to insure against its entry without your consent and permission, you must change the lock or cartridge and all keys. to the users of the respective door or doors.

With Bulkey electronic systems, you can delete the electronic key from the system yourself, and for this purpose it is not even necessary to have it with you. You can also temporarily disable access to the system of a key for a certain period of time

An electronic key can unlock an unlimited number of doors with Bulkey locking systems mounted on them, which allows you to replace the heavy keychain with just one convenient, light and secure electronic key. Also, the keys are compatible with all systems running at 125kHz. Or with iButton interface

Bulkey electronic locking systems have two modes of operation and, depending on the user’s wishes, after closing the door, the lock may lock itself automaticly or it may be necessary to issue a command with the electronic key. The system also has the ability to quickly switch between different operating modes. For shared entrances, automatic mode is preferred.

There are no restrictions on the type of door on which the Bulkey electronic locking system will be installed. It works on any type of door. It is important that the lock is special for glass. We offer this type of locks – BKB30. Check them out in the store.

There are no restrictions on the type of door on which the Bulkey electronic locking system will be installed. It works on any type of door.

There are no restrictions on the type of door on which the Bulkey electronic locking system will be installed. It works on any type of door. For aluminum PVC doors, an electromagnet lock is not recommended because there is a risk of the door twisting over time. Bolt and strike locks are more suitable.

The locking system has no consumables required for normal use. We have installed locks that have been operating normally for 25 years without the need for maintenance.

– the locking system cannot be blocked with easy and handy materials (as with mechanical locks – a stick or a drop of second glue blocks the mechanisms of the lock and in order to open the door it is necessary to cut it.)

– the contact electronic readers are protected from electric shocks, electric and electromagnetic influences, glues, paints and other chemical influences, it is also resistant to mechanical influences.

-Contactless readers are also much more secure and secure than mechanical locks. However, in comparison with the contact ones, the protection against electroshock, electromagnetic and mechanical influences is more difficult to realize. Contactless readers rely on the reader to be hidden (but only for the casual passerby!)

Absolutely nothing! With electronic locking systems, only the electronic key reader, which is mounted somewhere outside, is visible. The reader can also be hidden.

As mentioned above, the safety of the shared entrances is the most important and, if necessary, the residents to get out of the entrance quickly and safely. Therefore, the locks that we recommend for shared entrances are type fail Safe – that is, in case of damage to them, they remain in the unlocked position.

Standard electronic keys can be copied to locksmiths, while encrypted ones cannot. This way you, as the house manager, know exactly who has the key for the system.

The choice of the type of lock is determined by the type of door, the way the door is opened, the type of frame and the type of room where the door is located.
According to the type of room:
– door for common entrances, common partition door, rooms with many people, evacuation exits – locks with a lighter construction must be installed on such doors. For doors for which security is not essential, electromagnetic strikes are installed. For doors with medium and high security requirements, electromagnets (only on doors with external opening) or bolt-type electromagnetic locks are installed.
– Electromechanical locks are installed for residential doors, exterior doors of offices, warehouses and other premises where a high and very high degree of security and protection is required.
By type of door:
– aluminum, PVC, metal thin profiles, electromagnetic strikes, electromagnetic locks type Bolt or strips are installed
– metal doors – all types of locks
– wooden doors – all locks designed for mounting on the frame and lock type Beam

There are no restrictions on the number of locks that can be installed on a door, but in almost all cases, if the door is massive and with a sufficiently strong construction, one lock is sufficient.