Product Summary

The K-SMART3 reader series are cost-effective 13.56MHz reader solutions in reader and reader-keypad models. Keyscan K-SMART3 readers will function with both physical and mobile credentials. The K-SMART3 makes an ideal choice for new installations and existing system upgrades and retrofits because it offers unrivalled performance and reliability with Keyscan K-SECURE credentials. 

  • Leading edge K-SMART3 readers are mobile-ready for use with Keyscan mobile credentials

  • Includes added technologies and dedicated functions for Keyscan access control systems

  • Reads Keyscan 36-bit format for enhanced reader and credential encryption

  • Anti-tamper “heartbeat” intelligence triggers alarm conditions when the signal is interrupted

  • Auxiliary LED indicators provide visual confirmation of Keyscan‘s exclusive Present3 and lockdown mode

Product Details

  • Compatible with K-SMART legacy readers  

  • Compatible with K-SF-1K fobs and K-SECURE 1K & 4K credentials as well as ISO 14443 contactless non-proprietary smartcards (reading card serial number only)  

  • Support for Keyscan mobile credentials with no added programming  

  • Will function with non-Keyscan access control systems  
    (use the included K-PC2 reader programming card to toggle features on/off) 

  • On board audible tones generate a sound alert whenever malfunction or ‘door held open” events are detected  

  • Also available in keypad reader w/BLE models in both single-gang and  
    mullion mount options: 

    • K-SMART3KM (Keypad mullion) 
    • K-SMART3KW (Keypad single-gang) 

  • Durable tamper-resistant epoxy design with weather-resistant construction for reliable indoor or outdoor operation  

Technical Details


  • Mullion mount: 4 7/16” x 1 11/16” x 11/16”  
    (11.5 cm x 4.49 cm x 1.7 cm) 

  • Single-gang mount : 4 3/4” x 3” x 5/8”  
    (12 cm x 7.6 cm 1.6 cm) 


K-SMART3KM: (keypad mullion) 

  • 1.78” ×6.1” × 0.9”  
    (45 × 155 x 23 cm) 

K-SMART3KW: (keypad single-gang) 

  • 3” × 4.6” × 0.4” (7.6 x 11.7 x 1 cm) 

  • Physical credential read range: On or off metal 1” (3 cm) 
  • Mobile credential read range: Four BLE read ranges – Short, medium, long or maximum (all read ranges are subject to installation of reader and type of mobile device used) 
  • Input voltage: 12 VDC at reader 
  • Typical current draw: 125mA 
  • Cable distance: 12” wire pigtail standard Wiegand interface 500 feet (152 meters); 6 conductor shielded 22 AWG 
  • Operating temperature: - 40° C to 66° C (- 40° F to 150.8° F) 
  • Reader programming card: K-PC2 command card (included) to toggle Keyscan enhanced features (Present3 & heartbeat) 
  • BLE programming card: Card to program BLE reader range setting (short, medium, long or maximum) - package of five identical programming cards sold separately
  • Indoor/outdoor design secured in a rugged, tamper-resistant epoxy potting designed to withstand harsh weather conditions; Easily installed in any location
  • Connections must be in accordance with NFPA 70. Reader and/or control unit power sources must not  be connected to a receptacle controlled by a switch 
  • Certifications UL-294 - Fifth Edition, CAN/ULC-S319-5 - First Edition; FCC ID: WFW-KSMART3 & IC: 5241A-KSMART3; ETSI EN 301 489-1 V2.1.1 (2017-02); ETSI EN 301 489-3 V2.1.1 (2017-03); ETSI EN 301 489-17 V3.1.1 (2017-02); EN 55032: 2012/AC:2013, ETSI EN 300 330 V2.1.1 (2017-02); ETSI EN 300 328 V2.1.1 (2016-11); Canadian Industrial Design Certificate of Registration: 169,198 and 169,199. 


K-SMART3 Standard or Mullion Reader 


K-SMART3KM Mullion Keypad Reader 


K-SMART3KW Standard Keypad Reader 


Designed to function with these credentials: 

Keyscan Mobile Credentials 

  • K-MOB 

  • K-BLE 

Keyscan MiFARE legacy: 

  • K-SECURE 1K 

  • K-SECURE 4 

  • K-SF-1K 

  • K-TX-1 (transmitter) 


  • K-CSC-2 

  • K-CSM-2P 

  • K-CSK-2 

  • K-TX2-EV2 (transmitter)

K SMART3 Readers Keyscan EAD

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