This product has been discontinued . View end-of-life status for HID Global products .

HID® Indala® Proximity™ Legacy ASR-505

125 kHz Proximity Wall Switch
HID Indala Proximity Legacy ASR-505

The Legacy Wallswitch proximity reader, formally known as the "ASR-505 Wallswitch", is a member of Indala's proximity card and reader family. Designed to mount on a wall box (metal single gang USA electrical box) or a flat surface, it is suitable for locations that require a low profile reader. Available in beige or black, it is compatible with most decors.

Key Features:

  • Operates from 4 to 16 VDC allowing for great flexibility in power supplies.
  • In most cases, it can be powered directly from the access control panel.
  • The electronics are sealed in a UL-approved epoxy potting material, making the reader vandal and weather resistant.

Read Range:

Up to 4”(10 cm) using FlexCardTMstandard card


5.5”H x 1.7”W x 0.7”T (14.0 cm x 4.3 cm x 1.7 cm)

Input Voltage:

4-16 VDC at reader

Current Draw:

Off Metal:

65 mA @ 12 VDC

85 mA @ 5 VDC

On Metal:

76 mA @ 12 VDC

96 mA @ 5 VDC


88 mA @ 12 VDC

100 mA @ 5 VDC

Operating Temperature:

-31°F to +149°F (-35°C to +65°C)

LED Indicator:

Tri-color standard (red,green,amber)

Audio Tone:

Standard,independently controllable (not tied to LED function)

Output Formats:

Wiegand,ABA Track II Magnetic Stripe


125 kHz (excitation)

Read Time (26 bit):

200 ms (from read to data output)


Various levels (configurable)


Factory only (field programmability not available)

Other Features:

SelfTest, QuickFlash, and WatchDog

Part Number: