ILCO 790 Electronic Lock Series

The ILCO 790 electronic door lock series offers contactless RFID technology to enhance convenience and improve operational efficiency. This RFID solution offers keycard auditing capabilities for better staff monitoring & user accountability. The ILCO 790 series works with both the web-based ATLAS and the stand-alone portable Front Desk Unit (FDU).

RFID keycards mean no de-magnetization so facilities don’t suffer the cost and inconvenience of issuing replacements. The ILCO 790 lock series is the perfect choice for multihousing, military or workforce camp facilities looking to take their operations & security systems to the next level.

Product details

  • No card reader to maintain and clean
  • Ultra plated finish is ideal for ocean front applications
  • Added security with electronic override. Records authorization number, date and time.
  • User friendly for physically impaired residents & staff (contactless reader)
  • ADA thumbturn adapter available for disability rooms
  • Completely field reversible
  • All electronics and batteries are located in the outside housing to ensure easy battery replacement without disturbing residents
  • Vandalism and attack resistant
  • Emergency access: Emergency keycard, mechanical key (fixed or recodable), electronic override, or drill point
  • Off-the-shelf RFID cards or tags (ISO 14443, Mifare); Mini for Residents, 1K for Staff and 4K for Audit
  • Custom printed keycards advertise your establishment or related services (including embossed keycards)

Description: Heavy duty electronic lockset (mortise or cylindrical) with clutch mechanism and built-in concealed contactless smart reader

Handing: Left or Right factory handed mortise, field reversible handing (lever and mortise)

Lever: ADA compliant, outside lever free to rotate upward and downward in locked mode

  • Long Lever
  • Short Lever
  • Elevon & Gala Levers

Override options:

  • Electronic Override (Standard): The electronic override is performed by using the Maintenance Unit (FDU or M-Unit for ATLAS) and the programming module and has full audit trail capability
  • Mechanical Key Override: Concealed, Lori cylinder with reversed lockwood 1004A keyway
  • Mechanical Recodable: Concealed; recodable cylinder using 3 separate keys.

Deadbolt: 1" (25 mm) (for ASM Mortise) or 27⁄32" (21.4 mm) (for ESM Mortise) solid metal, projected by inside thumbturn and retracted with the latch by the interior handle, emergency override or specific staff keycards. Optional auto deadbolt available.

Dimensions: Door thickness from 13⁄8" to 2 1⁄2" (35mm to 66mm); Lever return within 1⁄2" of door

Housing Construction: Cast zinc alloy (outside housing, levers and thumbturn), Stainless Steel inside housing

Standard Finishes:

  • Satin Chrome
  • Satin Brass
  • Ocean-Front finish (optional)

Standard Backset: 2 3⁄4" (70mm) backset, 2 3⁄8" (60mm) backset also available for cylindrical lock

Power Supply: 3 AA alkaline batteries up to 120,000 openings or approximately 2 to 3 years (based on 10 openings per day)


  • Certified to ANSI / BHMA A156.13 mortise locks (Grade 1)
  • Certified to ANSI / BHMA A156.25 electrified locks (Grade 1)
  • ADA (American Disabilities Act)
  • Meets UL 10C and ULC S-104, on fire-rated door up to and including three hours
  • Electronics compliant to FCC part 15 Class A and CE directive 89 / 336 / EEC
  • RoHS Compliance
  • Florida Building Code (FL13061)

Low Maintenance

  • Operates with a completely sealed contactless reader
  • Batteries last up to 3 years
  • Low battery indicator alerts staff
  • Lock programming and audit are not erased during battery replacement
  • Wear resistant construction and finish
  • Upgradable lock firmware

  • Suitable for small to very large scale housing factilites
  • Easily replaces existing mechanical or electronic door locks
  • Access control for guest rooms, common areas, and back-of-the-house
  • The ILCO locks work with both the web-based ILCO ATLAS and the stand-alone portable ILCO Front Desk Unit