Electronic Access Solutions

Southco's Electronic Access Solutions (EAS) combine our proven engineered mechanical locks and latches with electronic actuation for the ultimate in remote controlled and monitored access solutions.

New Electronic Lock Provides Simplified Electronic Operation

R4-EM - 8 Series Electronic Rotary LockSouthco’s new R4-EM 8 Series Electronic Rotary Lock combines the efficient and robust performance of a rotary latch mechanism with simplified DC motor actuation. Flexible, concealed installation provides vandal-resistance and accommodates a variety of cabinet designs.

The R4-EM 8 Series is available with or without an extended housing option to accommodate door sensing and to provide added protection of the locking cam. Additionally, the R4-EM 8 Series is available with an integrated connector and mechanical override bracket, and features simple two-hole installation.

Southco’s R4-EM 8 Series Electronic Lock enables simplified electronic locking and monitoring for applications that incorporate intelligent electronic control systems but do not require the level of intelligence provided by the standard R4-EM Series. With a high working load and ultimate load, the R4-EM 8 Series ensures reliable, secure operation across a wide range of applications.

To learn more about Southco’s complete line of Electronic Access Solutions, visit Southco’s R4-EM product page.

Engineering Article Round Up

In case you missed it, we would like to share a few recent articles from around the web that showcase our diverse engineering and technology expertise. Check out the stories in our Engineering Article Roundup to learn more about new technologies and application design solutions from Southco knowledge experts! 1. Technology Makes Medical Equipment

Next Generation Display Mounts for Precise Position Control

Southco has expanded its AV Display Mount offering with three new models that provide enhanced functionality and design flexibility. The AV-D32 Series includes a next generation Tilt and Swivel Mount (K Series), a Tilt, Swivel and Single Swing Arm (A Series), and a Tilt, Swivel and Dual Swing Arm (A Series) designed with Southco integrated Positioning Techno

All-In-One Access: The Self-Contained Electronic Locking System

Southco offers a broad range of electronic access solutions, from electronic locks and latches, such as the R4-EM Electronic Rotary Latch to access control devices, like the EA-KC2 Membrane Keypad. The SC Self-Contained Electronic Locking System is the newest edition to our line of electronic access solutions, combining access control, electronic lock

Southco Engineering Article Roundup

Did you know that Southco’s thought leaders are often featured in industry publications and online resources around the web? In case you missed it, we would like to share a few recent articles that showcase our diverse engineering and technology expertise and provide value to the markets we serve. Check out the following stories in our Engineering A

Compact Tilt and Swivel Display Mount Offers Robust Performance In a Small Package

Southco’s AV-C20 Compact Tilt and Swivel Display Mount provides reliable tilt and swivel functionality for smaller, lighter displays. Integrated positioning technology provides precise control, allowing a display to be tilted at various angles with minimal operating effort. The AV-C20 expands on Southco's display mount offerings with a compact version d

Basic Tilt Mount Offers Reliable Positioning for Simple Displays

Southco’s Tilt Display Mount (T Series) is now available with or without counterbalanced constant torque. The AV-D25 Tilt Display Mount Basic provides reliability and proven tilt positioning and offers a basic solution for the moving and positioning of heavy panels and displays, while the counterbalanced version provides even lower operating efforts. Th

Replacing Mechanical Locks with Electronic Locks on Medical Enclosures

In today’s healthcare facilities, security threats extend beyond physical building security and down to medical enclosures such as cabinets, dispensing carts and charting stations, and portable diagnostic equipment. For many healthcare facility managers, monitoring security at the enclosure or cart level can be a challenge. In response, many are looking to

Positioning Hinge Selection in Medical Equipment Applications

Constant torque hinges use engineered friction systems to provide continuous resistance against motion. Southco’s line of constant torque hinges is ideal for applications where it is necessary to easily hold open and position doors and panels, such as wall charting stations, medical cabinets and diagnostic equipment with heavy lids. When opening a wall

Now You Can Control 14 Different Electronic Locks and Devices From One Computer

Southco’s newest technology allows you to seamlessly actuate multiple electronic locks and devices through your existing computer. Southco’s EA-A06 USB Controller provides simple, independent, remote actuation of up to 14 electromechanical latches when connected to a standard computer USB port. The EA-A06 is designed with plug-and-play functionality w