C3-100 IP-Based Door Access Control Panel by ZKAccess

Product name:

C3-100 IP-Based Door Access Control Panel

Product version:

Access control panel with latest firmware version

Product type:

Integrated Product (Vendor specified: Access Control Panel)

Biometric modality/type:

Card templates, Card transactions

Intended applications:

  • Physical Access Control
  • Time & Attendance

Product description:


  • Full range of card readers supported. ZK KR-Series readers are stylish and waterproof. C3 supports any Wiegand-output reader, including HID Prox, iClass, and XceedID Multi technology. Can also support PIV-II card readers for FIPS-201 Government applications.
  • Along with relay contacts for controlling door locks, easily programmable auxilary relays can be used for additional control and interface to lights, alarms, annunciators, intrusion detection panels, or even extra locking devices or gate controllers.
  • C3 controllers install easily on your network and support both TCP/IP and RS-485 communication. Auto-discovery tool allows setting and modication of network parameters directly and easily.
  • C3 controllers come in three sizes to suit project needs and reduce the cost of unused capacity. 1-door, 2-door, and 4-door models can be mixed and matched in an optimized system architecture.
  • C3 controller firmware can be upgraded in the field. New controller features can be loaded without any advanced tools, extending and expanding the value of your investment.
  • Anti-Passback, First-Card Opening, Multi-Card Opening, Duress Password Entry, and Auxiliary Input/Output Linkages are built into controller firmware.
  • Supports up to 30,000 badge users and stores up to 100,000 events and transactions. Controller is backed up in real-time in on-board optional SD card. Data is preserved if power is lost. Controller continues to operate if network connection is interrupted.
  • Free SDK is available for integrators and OEM’s to integrate the C3 controllers with their or existing security or personnel management applications. Upon request, ZK can also customize C3 firmware to meet any custom requirements.

List of applied/complied/received standards, certification programs, awards, or conducted independent testing, monitoring, reporting, and reviews:


  • RS485
  • TCP/IP

Reader Port

  • 2: 26/34bit Wiegand
  • 2: 8 bit burst for PIN

Availability of Return on Investment (ROI) analysis and calculator:


Selected list of use cases and customers:



ZKAccess, A division of ZKTechnology

Company business type/role:

Device manufacturer, Algorithm developer

Geographical reach in terms of sales and support:

ZKTechnology has over 1,250 employees at its R&D/Manufacturing facility in China along with branch offices/subsidairies in USA, Spain, Brazil, South Africa, Dubai, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand and India.

Selected list of partners/resellers/distributors:

See here

Company website:


Product website:

C3-100 Access Control Panel

Social Media channels:

LinkedIn , News , Youtube Channel

Product demo, case study, or any other video or audio link:


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