System Startup - Apollo Security

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System
Startup
Configuring APACS
& AAN Controllers
Getting Going…
Connect Controller
• Connect power to the controller
– 12V ~1A
• Connect the controller to the network
– Use a network switch or crossover cable
Ethernet
Switch
APACS PC
AAN-100
Check Operation
• When everything is connected
correctly, check the LEDs to confirm
proper operation
Program the IP Address
• InitAAN utility
to program
• Ping to confirm
Connect Reader
Interface
• Connect the AIM-4SL reader interface
to the first communication port
– Use ‘crossover’ wiring (T>R, R>T)
– Set address of AIM-4SL with DIP switch
Connect Reader
• Follow reader
instructions to
connect wires
for power, comms
and LEDs/buzzer
READER 3 CONNECTION
Yellow LED (If used)
Brown LED
Red
+5 VDC
Green Data 0
White Data 1
Yellow Buzzer
Orange LED
Black Ground
Door Contact Switch
(normally closed)
Exit Push Button
(normally open)
Shield
Auxilliary Input--Sensor
(normally open)
Install Software
• Install from CD or download package
from Apollo Website
• A key is required to use APACS
– Hardware key – USB dongle that plugs into the PC
– Software key – A file that is downloaded from Apollo’s
website after providing an activation code. Save the
file in the APACS install directory.
System Configuration
• Launch System Configuration
– Default user/password: 1/1
• Add PC
– Right-click system tree: Add
– Number isn’t needed
– IP Address of local PC, use
numeric address or name
System Configuration
• Add the controller to the PC
– Network communication type
• Set IP Address in Communication Settings
Add Reader
• Add the reader to the
controller
– The first reader on an AIM-4SL
is always master (matches
number on DIP switch)
– Select proper Port and
Address
– If you don’t have a door contact
connected yet, go to hardware
menu and unselect door
contact control
Config Check
• Your system tree should now look like
this:
Permissions
• Assign
permissions to
the default
permissions
set: ‘1’
– Make sure Message
and Control
permissions are
granted for all objects
Check Global Settings
• Make sure global settings are correct
for the system
– Click on root of system tree
• Save configuration
Start Communication
• Launch Alarm Mode
– If messages are displayed for ‘Online’ then
configuration is correct. Also check with Hardware
Status
Test a Card
• Swipe a card at the reader
– A message should display with the result
• Card Format Error or Wrong Facility Code
Set Card Format
• Change Card Format in Controller
Configuration to match the cards in
use
– Set the bit length and facility code
• Save configuration and swipe the card
again
Create Access Level
• Name the Access Level and then add
reader/time zone
– Use the system time zone ‘Always’
Create User & Assign
Access Level
• Use the card number to create a new
user with card and assign the AL
First Access Grant

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