Product Summary

Many of the E-Plex locks are stand-alone access control and do not require software, but the E-Plex line also offers several software management options that will make updating and managing your access control system efficient and effective. The E-Plex Standard Software allows easy management of up to 10,000 doors per site via a Microsoft Excel-based solution.

The E-Plex Standard Software is a simple Microsoft Excel-Based solution that manages up to 300 users per door, up to 10,000 doors per site, and multiple sites, plus users can be quickly added, deleted, or suspended.

Product Details


  • Point-and-click Microsoft Excel-based software requires no special knowledge to operate
  • One software supports E-Plex 1500, 2000, 3000, 5000 and PowerPlex 2000 Series locks
  • Software provides simple on-screen instructions
  • Instructions guide users through set-up, managing users and doors and establishing authority levels


  • Easily manages up to 300 unique Access Codes (PINs) per door (100 codes on E-Plex 1500 / 2000 and PowerPlex 2000)
  • Manages up to 10,000 doors per site
  • Users and doors are quickly added and deleted
  • Includes optional built-in random PIN code generator

Simplified Set-Up:

  • Predefined spreadsheet templates simplify set-up and data input
  • Lock settings and related parameters are easily cloned, permitting quick multi-lock installations

Data Protection: Passwords ensure integrity of system and data

Data Transfer:

  • Locks programmed and audits downloaded with handheld PC M-Unit (Maintenance Unit)
  • Communicates through infrared data transfer—just point a PC M-Unit at the lock’s transfer window

LED Indicators: Provide visual confirmation during data transfer

Battery Life: PC M-Unit quickly reads and displays lock’s battery status without having to access door

Audit Information: Locks record last 9,000 Events (1,000 Events on E1500 and E/P2000 Series) to provide increased accountability; audit includes records of mechanical key override use

Data: Audits are downloaded to Excel spreadsheets where information is easily analyzed, sorted or printed according to your needs—unlike the "canned" pre-programmed audits found in most access control systems

Authority Levels: Five levels control who has access to specific lock functionsMaster—programs all lock functions (one Master per system)

  • Manager—programs most lock functions
  • Access User—authorized to gain access through PIN only
  • Service Level—provides one-time access or "come-and-go" access for 1 to 24 hours—perfect for service personnel, meeting rooms, and rental spaces
  • Communication Level—only authorized to program, send/receive audit files and check battery status without access to door or the ability to view access codes (one per system)

Assignment: Each site is assigned one Master Level and one Communications Level—remaining codes set to any authority level

Flexibility: Three modes to accommodate security and convenience needs during the business day

  • PIN Access—access granted when valid PIN is entered
  • Passage—can be toggled on/off or can be pre-programmed to re-lock after a certain number of hours, from 1 to 24 hours. Additionally, for the E-Plex 3000 locks, you can also have a "latch holdback" similar to passage mode.
  • Lockout—denies access to all users except for Master code and mechanical key-override

Customizable User Preferences:

  • Code Length: Accepts 4 to 8 digits
  • Anti-Tamper Lockout: Adjustable from 0 to 90 seconds—activation set for 3 to 9 invalid entry attempts
  • Re-Lock Time: Adjustable from 2 to 20 seconds

Technical Details

PC Hardware: IBM compatible PC with Microsoft Windows

Operating System: Microsoft Windows (not supplied)

Microsoft Excel: For the most current information regarding this specification, please refer to documentation below

Portable Maintenance Unit (M-Unit): Netbook or a mini Laptop PC with Microsoft Windows

Note: The PC M-Unit (Laptop or Netbook) requires E-Plex M-Unit Kit as an accessory; the kit contains a USB flash drive and an IrDA adaptor

E-Plex Standard Software

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