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									Product Description
The AccessPro is an automatic door system that opens, closes, locks and unlocks doors that are
single, right or left hand, in-swing doors. Due to nursing facility fire codes, the unit is typically
installed on doors that have spring closers. Pressing the remote control keyfob unlatches the
electric strike and opens the door. The AccessPro holds the door open for the resident, enabling
them to safely pass thru the doorway without having to maneuver the heavy door. Pressing the
remote a second time closes and latches the door.

The AccessPro contains the following:
    Motor/gearbox assembled and attached to amounting bracket
    Door arm assembly with slider bracket attached
    Controller circuit board mounted to its housing
    Plug-in 110V AC Power Adapter Transformer
    Junction box with radio frequency (rf) module
    Door Operator assembly cover
    Key FOB Transmitter with Velcro strap
    Emergency disconnect handle and Hardware Pack
    Installation Instruction Manual

The AccessPro does not utilize a battery back-up system. If power to the operator is lost, the door
can be opened manually. In the event of an operator failure, the AccessPro can be disabled by
pulling the emergency disconnect handle located at the base of the operator.

    Figure 1 illustrates a typical system installed on a right hand door. The paragraphs that follow
    describe the major system assemblies and their purpose:
                       Figure 1. AccessPro System Assembly (Typical)

         OPERATOR            DOOR ARM                    SLIDER        ELECTRIC
         ASSEMBLY            ASSEMBLY                    BRACKET       STRIKE

         FLAT CABLE




TRANSMITTER                                                                  ASSEMBLY

          110 VAC

AccessPro Components:
   Door Operator: Contains the mechanical components required to move the door. The operator
    assembly mounts on the hinge edge of the door and includes the motor/gearbox, door arm,
    mounting brackets, and cover. The door operator has been tested to exceed the accessibility
    requirement of 300,000 cycles of operations.
   Door Controller: Contains the hardware and software necessary to control the motion of the
    door. Its circuitry converts the 20vAC to the DC voltage required by the micro-controller,
    logic circuitry, and electric strike. Figure 2 illustrates the door controller circuit board
    controls and indicators.
   Drive: Provides the hardware and software necessary to drive the motor, based on a door
    controller command.
   Electric Strike Assembly: Fail-Secure, ANSI 161 Prep. Holds the door in a closed position
    for security. An electrical signal from the door controller activates a solenoid that releases the
    strike. When the strike is released, the door opens under the power of the door operator.
   Transmitter: An external device that emits an electrical rf signal to operate the door. When
    pushed once, the door opens. When pushed again, the door closes. The transmitter has a range
    of 30 from either side of the door. Two 3-volt 280mAH lithium batteries provide transmitter
   Transformer: Converts the incoming 110 VAC power to 20 VAC required by the controller.
    It plugs into a standard 110 VAC wall outlet, and provides approximately 25 feet of wire for
    connecting to the junction box.
   Junction Box: Contains the antenna, rf module, and interface connectors. The plastic cover
    can be removed to permit connection of the transformer wiring, electric strike wiring, door
    controller circuit board flat cable, and an optional door-operating switch. The junction box
    attaches to the wall adjacent to the operator using wall anchors and screws.

Features and Functions

Opening Limits: The operator allows a 32 door to open to a maximum of 108 and a 36 door to
open to a maximum of 120 from the fully closed position.
Opening Speed: Following an activation signal, the door moves from fully closed to fully open in
4 to 6 seconds.
Closing Speed: Following an activation signal, the door moves from the fully open position to
within 10 of being fully closed, in 3 to 6 seconds. The door moves from 10 of the fully closed
position to being fully closed in not less than 2 seconds.
Closing Force: The door shall not close with a force greater than 40 lbs when measured at the
latch side of the closing stile.
Transmitter Range: The transmitter has a range of 30 from either side of the door.
Operation Upon Loss of Power: The door can function manually if power to the system is
Operation Upon Obstruction: If the door meets an obstruction while opening or closing, the door
will stop within ½ second. The subsequent operation of the door will depend upon the position of
the door when it met the obstruction.
           If the door was within 15 of the fully closed position when it was obstructed, it will
            move to the fully open position upon the next operate signal.
           If the door was within 15 of the fully open position when it was obstructed, it will
            move to the fully closed position upon the next operate signal.
           If the door was in any other position when it was obstructed, it will move to the fully
            open or fully closed position depending on the last operator signal that it received. (If
            the last operator signal was to open, the door will close following an obstruction. If
            the last operate signal was to close, the door will open following an obstruction.)

Transmitter Learn Mode: The ―transmitter learn mode‖ programs the transmitter to the operator
when the operator is first powered up. The system can learn up to 15 separate transmitters. The
system also has the ability to remove all transmitters programmed into memory.
Door Learn Mode: The door learn mode allows the door to ―learn‖ its fully open and fully closed
positions. The door learn mode is conducted when the unit is first powered up, and whenever
power is lost for more than 4 seconds. During door learn mode, the door closes when the
transmitter is first pressed. Next the door opens in slow speed until it hits the doorstop, and then
proceeds to close at normal speed.
Hold-Open Time Delay: A hold-open time delay potentiometer on the operator circuit board
allows adjustment of the hold-open time delay from 5 seconds to 2 minutes. Used when the door
is equipped with a spring hinge closer.
Door Handing Selection: DIP switch S1 position 4 selects operation on left hand or right hand
Spring Hinge Closer Operation Selection: DIP switch S1 position 3 selects operation on doors
with or without a spring hinge closer. If the door is equipped with a spring hinge closer, the
operator must be able to overcome spring tension as the door opens and resist spring tension as
the door closes. The following paragraphs describe door operation with and without a spring
hinge closer:
           Power Open/Power Close With Spring Hinge Closer—This mode is used for doors
            equipped with spring hinge closers. In this mode, an operate signal is needed to open
            the strike and power the door open. The controller will hold the door open against the
            force of the spring closer for a specified period of time (adjustable from 5 seconds to
            2 minutes). When the selected time delay elapses, the controller allows the door to
            fully close under spring hinge closure force with assistance from the motor. If an
            operate signal is received during the hold-open time, this signal will override the
            hold-open command and allow the door to close under spring force only.
           Power Open/Power Close, No Spring Hinge Closer—This mode is used for doors
            that are not equipped with spring hinge closers. In this mode, an operate signal is
            needed to power-open the door and maintain the door in the open position. With the
            door in the open position, a second operate signal will power the door closed. The
            door will then stay closed until the next operate signal is received. If the door is left
            in any open position between fully closed and fully open and it receives an operate
            signal, it will act upon that signal as normal. If it receives a close signal it will close
            under normal power operation. If it receives an open signal it will open under normal
            power operation. However, if the door is manually left open less than 15, the door
            will always go open at the next operate signal. Likewise, when the door is manually
            left open within 15 of the fully open position, the door will always go closed at the
            next operate signal.
Weather Seal Operation Selection: DIP switch S1 position 2 selects operation on doors with or
without a magnetic or compression weather seal. If the door is equipped with a magnetic or
compression weather seal, the operator must compress the weather seal in order to release the
strike and allow the door to open. Upon receipt of the operate signal, the door closes for ¼ to ¾
seconds in order to compress the weather seal and ensure the strike is free to open. After the
strike releases, the operator opens the door. This operation can be used for out-of-square doors as

Product Application

The AccessPro can only be installed on in-swing doors and should not be considered for
exterior door applications. Although the AccessPro does meet operational codes for
handicap accessibility operators, it is not intended to be applied in this market. This
product is meant for interior doors that are in-swing with latching locksets.

There are also several limitations to the product that must be checked before quoting.

They are as follows:

   ENSURE door is a solid wood door or a hollow-core wood, metal, or fiberglass door.

   ENSURE door is an in-swing door, and the door weighs no more than 125 lbs.

   ENSURE door is 32 to 36 wide.

   ENSURE doorjamb is square and door opens and closes freely throughout full range
    of operation.

   ENSURE door assembly includes hinge-mounted and/or floor-mounted doorstops to
    prevent overtravel of door past its intended maximum opening angle.

   ENSURE a 110 VAC electrical outlet is within 15 of the door.

   If and electric strike exists, the existing strike assembly must be removed from the
    door jamb.
The strike installation details are different for wood and metal jambs and may effect
you labor cost. Please refer to the installation section under estimating and ordering
for further information.
Selling Strategy
There are two customers to consider when selling this product.

1. Selling the product direct to an existing long term care facility
2. Helping design a new facility with an owner/developer

Selling to the existing Long-Term Care facility

The AccessPro door automator is a system that helps mobility impaired residents in a
long-term care facility maneuvering in and out of their rooms if they are confined to a
wheelchair, use a walker, or have a physical handicap of some sort. This product
provides residents with a better way of life by giving them back their independence to
easily enter and exit their rooms. Having this freedom gives them a new confidence to
attend activities and social events as the AccessPro provides them the ability to travel the
facility on their own.

This is very satisfying for the children of the residents. Typically the children want to
give their parent(s) the best life possible while at a long-term care center. The peace of
mind that is given to children knowing that their mom or dad does not have to struggle
with entering and exiting their residence can sell this product.

The staff of the facility will like this product for several reasons. First, by having this
device, the time spent assisting residents wanting to go to activities or meals is reduced

Secondly, the system makes it safer for residents during a fire as they can press their
button to allow them to exit, whereas before staff had to assist residents out of the facility
during a fire.

Finally, the AccessPro can be used as a revenue generator for the long-term care facility.
AccessPro allows the facility to charge as much as an extra $100/month more than a
room that does not have it. The payback period for the facility is very short and it
generates perpetual incremental revenue for many years. This is very important for long-
term care facilities as their market was overbuilt in recent years and all facilities are
looking for 1) ways to differentiate their residences over their competitors and 2)
methods to generate incremental revenue.

Recommended Selling Process for Long-Term Care Facilities

Since your customer can be a resident, their children, or the facility management, the
initial step is to introduce the product to the facility management. Use one of the pre-
constructed presentations or mailings to gain interest. Offer one free unit to install on
their demo room and ask to present the product to residents at the next resident meeting.
Once presented, let the facility sell the product to the residents until they have at least 5
orders. The 5-unit minimum is important to gain labor efficiencies.

Selling to the Owner/Developer and Architect

The owner/developer and or architect for new facilities will be interested in potentially
streamlining the product cost for new facilities. They will also be interested in the
potential for incremental revenue by installing these units (or prepping for them) in the
design/construction of the facility. The product cost can be reduced by having the
developer agree to specify a couple of items in manufacturing while laying out the

1. Specify the Stanley electric strike as a part of the door hardware and having it pre-
   installed during the construction of the facility

2. Allowing for low voltage line hook-ups (20 V AC at 1 amp) to each apartment to
   eliminate the need for the transformer and create the possibility of hardwiring the

3. Specifying the installation of our receiver/junction box for the AccessPro in an
   electrical box above the door with the flat cable to the operator and the wiring from
   the strike pre-wired. The low voltage power would also be terminated in the
   electrical box.

If these three items are performed, we can simply install the door arm and bracket, the
operator, deliver the remote and the room will be automated.

If you are fortunate enough to specify a system with the above changes, call Gregg Nolan
for reduced pricing.

Recommended Selling Process for the Owner/Developer and Architect

Demonstrate the product by using the pre-developed presentation. Show the testimonial
video and talk about the potential of generating incremental revenue for the facility and
the fact that it provides a differentiator for the facility. Use the CSI formatted
specification to specify the Access-Pro and its components.
Summary of Features and Benefits

     Provides safe and easy accessibility for those with physical limitations
     Maximizes security through automatic lock/unlock feature
     Generates additional revenue per room
     Saves money by increasing staff productivity
     Keyless entry – Unlocks then opens the door remotely
     Most cost-effective door opening system on the market
     Compact and sleek design
     Low voltage requirement
     Easy Installation
     Low Maintenance
     Can be used in new construction or on existing doors
     Emergency release handle to disengage system in event of failure

Market\Competitor Analysis

 Currently, there are only two other companies that have products with similarities to the
    AccessPro. Comparisons of the like products are shown in the following graph.

                      AccessPro         Open Sesame        Power Access           Stanley
                    door automator        System II         4300            Magic Access

Retail Price           495.                1600.              1253.                2000.

Warranty              1 year               1 year             1 year              1 year

Installation          Included         Not Included         Not Included         Included

     Size         3.5 x 3.5 x 12.5      2.6 x 4 x 14       7 x 8.5 x 18.5        4 x 7 x 36

    Years in             70                  10                  23                70

Automatic               Yes                 Yes                 No                 No
Remodel Installations

On site installation time should average approximately 2.5 hours per unit when installed
onto a wooden door with a hollow metal doorjamb.

 Variables which might decrease the time are as follows:
1. If the doorjamb is already prepared for an electric strike
2. If the door swings freely and is square in the jamb
3. If a doorstop is already in place
4. If at least two spring hinges are in place

Variables which might increase the time are as follows:
1. If the nearest outlet is farther that the provided wiring
2. If the door must be planed to allow the door to swing freely
3. If metal doorjambs are filled and must be drilled or chiseled out
4. If an existing closer must be removed from the door

See installation manual for more details.

New Construction Installations

All installations on new construction must be compatible with construction drawings and
scheduled to coordinate with door and hardware installation and trimwork finishing. On
site installation time will depend on the amount of preparation work completed by the
This preparation work should include:

1. Running wire to each door (If hardwiring is desired)
2. Installing spring hinges

If the above work has been completed, installation time should take approximately 2

       See installation manual for further detail

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