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EWS-DR Controllers

EWS-DR Controllers

2-Door Access Control Unit

2-Door Network controller with door contacts, exit button inputs and free I/O:

  • Up to 15,000 Users.
  • Up to 30,000 Events per controller, unlimited per system.
  • Programmable (Bitwise) Wiegand Interface (8 to 128 bit).
  • Anti-pass back, timed anti-pass back and mantrap.
  • RS-485 communication only 2 buses.
  • Scenarios creation, Muster report, Fire Alarm.

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EWS-DR Controllers



The EWS-DR 2-door controller offers many options of access control. You can create up to 15,000 users and up to 30,000 events per controller. Connect 2 readers for 2-door applications with 1 controller. Provided also with 2 door contacts, 2 exit inputs, 2 free inputs and 2 free outputs for alarms and peripheral actions.

Distributed intelligence

Distributed intelligence. RS-485 connection only. Unlimited controllers per system. The system could be connected to EWS-DR and/or daisy-chained on RS-485 (up to 32 controllers on one bus). Each controller has its own memory chip and is completely standalone in case of communication failure.


Programmable (Bitwise) Wiegand Interface (26 to 128 bits). Configurable free outputs, free inputs, exit inputs and door sensors. Possibility to connect proximity, keypads or biometric readers to readers inputs.

Anti-passback, Mantrap

Anti-passback, Mantrap, Scenarios, Muster reports.

EWS in Lift Mode

The EWS-DR Controller can be put in Lift Mode to control the floor access and permit the use of the elevator only by authorized cardholder. One I/O Board RB0408 enables control of 8 floors. Max. of 4 RB0408 boards can be used per EWS-DR controller (32 floors). Through the Access levels, the cardholder can be allowed to access certain floors even in certain time zones.

Easy configuration by PROS CS

EWS-DR provides all the information requested by the readers. Creation of users via the PROS CS is user-friendly allowing to associate each user to different reader technologies: keypad, proximity and/or biometric readers (integrated finger templates enrolment). Software and firmware updates are available for the latest versions.


Controller type: Network
Communication: RS-485
Max number of controllers per installation: Unlimited
Max number of doors per system: Unlimited
Number of Wiegand Readers (8 to 128 bits): 2 (1 with APB)
Number of Users: 15,000 Max
Number of Events: 30,000 Max
Number of Time Zones: 24
Number of Users Groups: Unlimited
Number of Bank Holidays: 32
Internal Memory: Yes, with time and date back-up by Lithium CR2032 battery
Door relays: 2 (2 x 10A)
Programmable Relays: 2 (2 x 10A)
Programmable Inputs: 2 (Opto paired)
Exit Button Input: 2 (1 per door) 
Door Contacts: 2 (1 per door) 
Controller Updates: RS-485 bus
Biometric Readers: Biometric readers use  the controllers communication buses (RS-485)
Lift mode: Yes, with RB0408
Addressing: Every single controller has a unique address (serial number)
Status LEDs: 12
Power Supply: 12 VDC
Programming and System Management: Free Windows Software PROS CS
Mechanical Characteristics
Dimensions PCB DIN rail (mm): 157 x 87
Dimensions DIN rail (mm): 161 x 91 x 62
* All product specifications are subject to change without notice.


  • Download EWS-DR Data Sheet - EN
  • Download EWS-DR Manual - EN
  • Download Last firmware versions of the reader are distributed with software PROS CS
  • GO Manuals in other languages