[sudo-access] Door Card Reader Issues
jake at spaz.org
Thu Dec 10 17:41:26 PST 2015
i have a box of magnetic card readers and door latch things, they are in
the mycology room of CCL unless marc moved them to the locked storage
behind it. there are like 2 usb magcard readers in there.
On Thu, 10 Dec 2015, Matthew Senate wrote:
> Hey all,
> I just talked to Tavio from Phat Beets, he had a few cards that did not seem to be working. I tested all three and got unreliable results. I got every combination of both
> light (green blink, green solid, red blink) and failure / success of opening latch.
> Especially of note, is that one card of a type I'm fairly certain does not work correctly, when swiped incorrectly, creates a red light, but also successfully opens the
> latch. This gives me the impression that an error code (rather than a card's unique code) has been incorrectly added to the whitelist!
> And overall, swiping is incredibly inconsistent even for my own card, which I know to have worked well for a long time.
> I'm going to buy at least one usb magnetic card reader right now, please join me in fixing this system so it works consistently, reliably, and securely ASAP.
> // Matt
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