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Salto Access Control

CDS Security & Fire are a SALTO Certified Business Partner covering the Durham, Northumberland, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, Cleveland and North Yorkshire areas. SALTO Certificated Partners are trained and annually licensed to the highest achievable level by SALTO and are able to advise, consult, survey, supply, configure and install the full SALTO stand alone wire free and wireless product range.

The SALTO System can have up to 4 million users and up to 64,000 doors on a single system – all controlled from a single PC if required - providing total control over who is able to access what, where and when at all times.

By storing an individual’s access rights on an encrypted smart card, and fully utilizing the capabilities of RFID read write technology with the patented SALTO Virtual Network (SVN); security and facility managers can integrate many forms of access control, including stand alone door locks and cylinders, to cost effectively secure more doors.

The applications for access control are endless. CDS Security & Fire and SALTO have provided solutions in every major sector including; Healthcare, Education, Retail, Leisure, Industrial and Commercial. Our expertise in the design, installation and support of our systems make us the market leader in providing the right solution for your needs.

SALTO electronic locking systems offer flexible and functional access control with a wide choice of software options. The access control systems are designed to work in a wire free environment so there is no need to hard wire the building, allowing you to keep your original doors and locks in place. This makes installation fast, self contained and straightforward. An access control system that uses distributed intelligence in both the lock and the key to communicate wirelessly with PC based SALTO programming software that makes lock re-programming or re-keying a thing of the past.

Both key cards and locks can be programmed to allow or restrict access to different parts of the building. And the information stored in the key card can be transferred to a computer to provide precise audit trail information about where and when each lock has been used including the date, time and whether access was allowed or denied.

With SALTO, you can ‘throw away the key’ and embrace the latest in stand alone wire free and wireless technologies for your building security needs - creating  keyless buildings that are smart to own, operate and manage.

Access control and key management is a major concern for many commercial and corporate buildings –CDS Security & Fire deliver a system that is future proof, and whose value and operation can withstand the test of time.

One of the problems with building management is that hardwired access control solutions have almost always been fitted to key personnel doors - with remaining doors secured by conventional mechanical locks. This has one major problem – Key Control.

The SALTO electronic locking and access control systems are compatible with ISO 14443A, ISO 14443B and ISO 15693 (Vicinity) and cover a wide range of mainstream RFID brands allowing multi-application with third party systems using one card. Such as;

  • DESfire
  • Mifare
  • Inside Picopass
  • DESfireEV1
  • Mifare plus
  • Legic
  • HID iClass

System Components

Salto Wall Reader

SALTO offers a wide range of wall readers that in combination with SALTO Door Controllers enable the expansion of SALTO access control benefits to doors where a stand alone electronic lock cannot be fitted internally and externally i.e. barriers, gates, lifts, automatic doors etc.

The wall readers read encrypted data contained on the card/fob and communicate it to the door controller. They also allow for updating via SALTO Virtual Network technology making it possible to cancel lost or stolen cards remotely.


Salto XS4 Handle

SALTO’s XS4 slim line or wide body handle set with built in MiFare card reader unit fits the majority of standard latch locks and can retrofit existing locks to instantly upgrade your access control system.

The lock is capable of recording the audit trail of who has passed through the door, automatic functions whereby the door will lock/unlock automatically for period in a designated time profile and the ability to recognise whether a user can access the door based on the time and date.

The lock contains the handles, batteries and MiFare card reader using the benefits of the Salto Virtual Network (SVN).

The XS4 offers a wide variety of functional and styled designer handles, with a variety of finishes, which can be used on any of your doors. Many of the lever handles have been designed to meet the latest DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) requirements, ensuring they are easy for anyone to operate.

Salto GEO CylinderThe SALTO range of electronic cylinders are available as single, double, or cylinder and turn profile to suit all variants (euro, oval, mortice and Scandinavian) common to the UK market.

Their versatile, compact size makes them an ideal solution for almost any type of door where fitting a conventional electronic handle set is not possible or required.


Salto Locker Lock

SALTO electronic locker locks are designed to provide a high level of security protection and control access to a wide range of lockers, cupboards, secure drugs cupboards, display cabinets, boxes, cases etc.

As with all SALTO products, the battery pack, electronic components and locking mechanism are all located on the inside of the door, safe from potential vandalism or sabotage.


Salto Panic BarSALTO Advanced panic bar solutions enable emergency exit doors equipped with panic bars to be controlled with an innovative stand alone electronic locking system.. In this way, all of the features of access control are achieved while also confirming to EN1125 regulation for emergency egress from a building.

Whether you have a mortise panic device or a rim panic device, the SALTO stand alone electronic locks can be fitted, in combination with adaptor kits, to more than 40 leading panic bars from the most popular manufacturers.

Salto Padlock

The SALTO GEO Padlock is a versatile locking solution that enables users to benefit from the advantages of electronic access control where previously it was only possible to use a mechanical locking solution.

All communications between the carrier and the SALTO GEO padlock are encrypted and secure and the electronic padlock offers IP 66 protection rating, or higher, depending on the model.

SALTO are world leaders in advanced wire free and wireless access control solutions. They are ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001 certificated and are the access control option of choice on over 1 million doors on more than 6500 projects in over 70 countries.

The SALTO System can handle up to 4 million users and up to 64,000 doors on a single system – all controlled from a single PC if required - providing total control over who is able to access what, where and when at all times.

All CDS Security & Fire Access Control, SALTO, Intercom and Door Entry Systems are designed, installed and maintained to NCP30 and BS EN 50133 throughout the Durham, Newcastle, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Cleveland and North Yorkshire areas.

All Access Control Systems service and maintenance visits are carried out as per our ISO 9001:2008 procedures covering 24-hour call out service, and emergency 4 hour response (out of hours) with a full diagnostic check carried out during a maintenance visit, and copy report issued to the client.

For advice, assistance or a free quotation, please Contact Us on 0191 384 0079.

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