Product Summary

The 790 RFID is a rugged full-body electronic lock that offers contactless technology to enhance guest convenience and improve operational efficiency. This durable lock is easy to use and works with the stand alone Front Desk Unit (FDU).

  • New construction and retrofit applications
  • 790 works with the Ilco stand-alone FDU

Product Details

Security Features 

  • High security and tamperproof design   
  • 1” solid deadbolt (optional auto deadbolt)  
  • Staff monitoring (Keycard Audits)  
  • Emergency access: Emergency keycard, mechanical key, and electronic override  

Technical Details

  • ADA Standard levers: bright chrome, bright brass, satin chrome, satin brass, dark mahogany  
  • Door Thickness: 13/4" (44.5mm) to 21/8" (53.98mm) for standard product  
  • Locking Options: 
  • ANSI lock case with 11/4 or 1” lock front mortise  
  • Options: automatic deadbolt, door ajar, MKO  
  • European lock case mortise (20 x 165 mm) with 20 x 233 mm lock front mortise   
  • RFID credentials: Mifare Classic and Mifare Plus available  
  • BHMA and UL certified 

dormakaba products are certified to several performance-oriented standards. In obtaining these certifications, dormakaba ensures product durability and performance, give our customers the peace of mind that comes with owning a quality solution that meets and exceeds industry standards for access control, life safety, and security.


Low Maintenance  

  • Batteries last up to 2 years
  • Low battery indicator alerts staff  
  • Lock programming and audit records are not erased during battery replacement  
  • Operates with a completely sealed contactless reader  
  • Wear resistant construction and finish  


The following dormakaba components are needed for full functionality of the 790 lock:  

  • 790 model Ilco Front Desk Unit (FDU)   
  • dormakaba RFID encoder   
  • dormakaba Maintenance Unit   
  • Keycards and credentials   


  • Suitable for small to very large scale hotels 
  • Easily replaces existing mechanical or electronic door locks throughout a facility 
  • Access control for guest rooms, common areas as well as back-of-the-house 

790 Lock

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