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HID New Product Announcements

February 13, 2002

A product announcement from hid.gif INTRODUCTION OF THE ProxProII PROXIMITY READERHID announces the new generation, ProxPro II proximity reader. This package includes important product information regarding both the ProxPro and ProxPro II readers.

When compared to the ProxPro, the new ProxPro II provides an additional inch of read range, is weather and vandal resistant, requires just five volts for operation, and can be mounted on glass using the glass mount kit. To support our international customers, this reader is shipped with a mulitilingual installation manual and can be used with European and Asian J-boxes. The ProxPro II will be available in the Classic Series cover design in charcoal gray, beige, white and black.

Effective Immediately: DMP will be shipping Prox Pro II 5455's. Prox Pro 5355 will be available as a custom order for a limited time only.

»The ProxPro II datasheet (which can be dowloaded from HID's website at »The How to Order Guide pages that provide the necessary ProxPro II part numbers and option codes. »The ProxPro II reader Application Note #26 with matrix that compares the features of the ProxPro and ProxPro II.

To access the HID ProxPro II Proximity Reader Spec sheet, visit, or to access the Application Note #26 which compares both products, visit


HID has modified their packaging in order to reduce shipping costs and increase ease of storage. ProxKey II keyfobs are now packaged in a clear tube containing 10 keyfobs each. The inkjet number on each ProxKey II can be easily viewed through the tube, minimizing the amount of handling in your warehouse and shipping area.

Please note that keyfobs will no longer automatically be shipped with key rings. Key rings can be ordered as an accessory item when ordered as DMP model number 1346-RING. Model 1346 ProxKey II keyfobs may only be purchased in quantities of ten (10).