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Essex Electronics

Year Established: 1977


Essex Electronics - HQ
1130 Mark Avenue
Carpinteria, CA 93013
United States
Phone: +1 800 539-5377
Fax: +1 805 684-0232

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Company Overview

Superior quality access control products for the security industry; researched, developed and manufactured for over 40 years. Heavy-duty, vandal-resistant Keypads, Card Readers, touch and touchless Access Switches and Keyless Entry Systems are a principal choice of security professionals worldwide.

As a leader in touchless devices, a product family of solutions helps organizations worldwide maintain safe, secure and convenient onsite workspaces. Touchless switches and readers provide enhanced security and reduce contamination risk while meeting elevated hygienic expectations in a hands-free environment.

Designed and manufactured in the USA, these advanced technologies are unsurpassed in their ability to tolerate any environment.

Founded in 1977 in Carpinteria, California with an impressive history of innovative firsts, having developed the original Keyless Entry Keypad® system for the Ford Motor Company. After the tragic events of 9/11, Essex was appointed to manufacture the keypad for cockpit door locking control systems utilizing our Piezoelectric switch technology. Over 8,000 keypads have been built and installed on commercial aircraft fleets around the world.

In addition to in-house rapid product development and manufacturing capabilities, exceptional client and technical support services are provided. See how you can secure access points with Essex products at:

Featured Products


Hand-E-Wave™  Logo

A rugged, hands-free door activation switch with advanced 24GHz Doppler Radar technology. Ideal for use in places where sanitation is a concern including healthcare, education, and high-traffic retail establishments. Stainless Steel construction and a low profile design make Hand-E-Wave™ easy to clean and sanitize, further reducing the spread of viruses, germs, bacteria, and infectious diseases.

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) contribute to patient illness, death and increase healthcare costs for everyone. Significantly reducing the incidence of HAIs can be achieved with proper hand hygiene in the healthcare setting by reducing contact with potentially contaminated objects and surfaces including doorknobs, door handles and mechanical door switches.
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iRox™ Series

iRox™ Series  Logo

iRox™ and iRox Plus™ are heavy duty, smart card readers with Genuine HID Technology™. Built to last, these IP66 rated readers incorporate stainless steel construction, epoxy encapsulated electronics, audiovisual feedback, and modern low profile design. Trusted in hospitals and correctional institutions, the iRox™ and iRox Plus™ are the only HID compatible ligature resistant low profile card readers on the market.
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iRox-T™ Turnstile Reader

iRox-T™ Turnstile Reader  Logo

iRox-T™ Turnstile Reader is a multi-frequency, multi-technology, low profile reader designed to solve concealment challenges and enable streamlined upgrades to higher-security turnstile applications. It provides maximum read range and supports numerous low frequency and high-frequency smartcards, including HID’s Seos® breakthrough credential technology for advanced security.
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RoxProx II™

RoxProx II™  Logo

RoxProx II™ is a heavy duty, low profile 125kHz Proximity Access Control Reader designed for all indoor and outdoor environments. RoxProx II™ features stainless steel construction, epoxy encapsulated electronics, customizable graphics, and Genuine HID Technology™. Built to withstand the harshest environments yet attractively designed to complement any decor.
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PEB Series

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Industrial grade, Piezoelectric, illuminated and timed switches designed to function in high-traffic, vandal-prone environments. Perfect for indoor/outdoor commercial applications on automatic doors, electric lock/strike or magnetic locks. Specified by architects and designers worldwide, proudly built in the USA and backed by a lifetime warranty.
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T-Prox™  Logo

T-Prox™ is a dual technology access control reader which combines an Essex Thinline 2×6 Keypad with HID 125kHz Proximity. T-Prox™ is designed to interface with an OEM Access control panel. T-Prox™ transmits 125kHz Wiegand data (up to 91 bits) from the card reader and can be configured in the field to provide the following Industry Standard Outputs: 26 Bit Wiegand, 8 bit Word, and 4 Bit Word.
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