Access Control Panel features dual serial interface.

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With dual serial interface board, 635 Series optimizes third party integration and ensures interoperability with current and legacy hardware from multitude of manufacturers. DSI board includes two 485 ports to support 485 devices in single or multi-drop configuration, including wireless reader technology, relay controls, LCDs, and Galaxy 485 Remote DPI modules. Available in 4 sizes and rackmount version, panel can be populated with any combination of controller boards.

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Galaxy Control Systems Access Control Solution Enhances Third Party Integration

New Interface Board Utilizes RS/TIA-485 Protocol to Support Multiple Connections Galaxy Door Reader Module

Chicago, IL — Galaxy Control Systems, a leading manufacturer of integrated access control, video and security solutions, is introducing a new dual serial interface for their 635 Series Controller at ASIS (booth #1591) this year. The 635 Dual Serial Interface (DSI) is engineered to improve third party integration, enhancing user convenience and ensuring interoperability with a multitude of manufacturers’ current and legacy hardware.“As a fundamental component of our 635 Series Access Control Panel, our new dual serial interface is another example of Galaxy Systems’ commitment to provide technology solutions that deliver superior performance while protecting customers’ investments over time,” said Robert Laughlin, President, Galaxy Control Systems. “By enabling customers to build upon their legacy access control infrastructure with the latest technologies, Galaxy Control Systems provides a unique economic edge that benefits both end-users and installing dealers.”

Designed as a third party integration solution for access control devices utilizing 485 protocol, the new 635 DSI board includes two 485 ports to support 485 devices in a single or multi-drop configuration. The board supports wireless reader technology, relay controls, LCD displays and Galaxy 485 Remote DPI modules. With added support for multidrops, the new 635 DSI board allows more power connections and enhancements to be added to legacy systems.

The 635 Series Access Control Panel is available in four sizes and a rack mount version, and can be populated with any combination of controller boards including the new 635 DSI. A power supply is also housed in the chassis. All 635 Series boards are easy to replace, reducing service time.

Like all Galaxy Control Systems products, the new 635 Dual Serial Interface comes with an unconditional 2-year warranty.

To contact Galaxy Control Systems call 800.445.556 or email

About Galaxy Control Systems

Galaxy Control Systems, a privately held company headquartered in Walkersville, MD, is a leader in the integrated access control industry. The company’s hardware and software solutions, all manufactured in the USA, provide access control, video surveillance, alarms, photo-imaging, badging, elevator control, building management and time and attendance for small applications, fully integrated security management systems and enterprise-class control systems. All Galaxy Control Systems products are scalable and backwards compatible, designed and engineered to deliver lower Total Cost of Ownership and a higher Return on Investment than competitive products. Withunsurpassed technical support, Galaxy supports their reseller partners with free ongoing training while providing the highest levels of system implementation and maintenance. For more information on Galaxy Control Systems’ extensive line of products, visit

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