Product Summary

The Keyscan K-PROX3 is a robust and affordable reader with a sleek, modern finish. The K-PROX3 is the ideal choice for access control systems with 125 kHz proximity reader requirements. It features stellar technology, multiple mounting options and anti-tamper capability for unrivalled performance and dependability. It also boasts dedicated features designed for exclusive use with Keyscan’s Present3 and facility lockdown function. When enabled, the reader will indicate status with new auxiliary LED indicators. These features are enabled with firmware and a programming card (sold separately). Basic reader functions will work on Keyscan and non-Keyscan systems.

  • Provides an innovative ‘heartbeat’ technology. If this heartbeat is interrupted due to wiring fault or damage an alarm condition is triggered by the Keyscan control panel when enhanced features are activated
  • New dedicated LED indicators for Keyscan Present3 and facility lock down features (requires firmware 9.39 and K-PC1 programming card)
  • On board beeper to generate audible tones or sound a local “door-held-open” alert
  • Versatile mounting options with 2-in-one, mullion or single gang, electrical box mounting applications
  • Epoxy encased electronics are well-suited for both interior or exterior use
  • Impressive read range
  • Durable, weather-resistant construction for reliable operation and long usage even in harsh environments
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Product Details

Will function with these credentials:

  • HID 125kHz 26 bit credentials: C1325, C1386, PROXKEYIII, and 1391
  • RCI PDT, PSM, PSK series (26 bit format only)
  • Farpointe PSM, PDT and PSK series
  • Keyscan CS-125-36


  • On board audible tones generate a sound alert whenever malfunction or door held open“ events are detected 
  • Simple 2 in 1 unit supports mullion or single gang installation applications 
  • Durable tamper-resistant epoxy design with weather-resistant construction for reliable indoor or outdoor operation 

Technical Details

Dimensions Mullion: 11.5 cm x 4.49 cm x 1.7 cm (4 7/16” x 1 11/16” x 11/16”)
Dimensions Switch Plate: 12 cm x 7.6 cm 1.6 cm (4 3/4” x 3” x 5/8”) 

  • Read range: Off metal up to 12.7 cm (5”), On metal up to 10.2 cm (4”) 
  • Power requirements: 12 VDC
  • Typical current draw: 80mA 
  • 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) 
  • Installation: Installation and wiring of systems must be in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 
  • Connections: 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: ANSI/UL 294:1990 Ed:5; CAN/ULC S319-05; FCC + ICC 


Designed to function with the following 36 bit credentials 

  • Keyscan CS125-36 
  • Farpointe PSM-2P-H; PSK-3-H; PDT-1-H 125 kHz credentials 
  • HID C1325; C1386; 1391; and PROXKEYIII 125kHz credentials 
  • K-PROX3 will also function with many other 125 kHz technology credential types including 26 bit standard credentials. (Contact dormakaba Canada for details)

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