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Unlock a Door from a 3rd-Party Intercom System or Button
Unlock a Door from a 3rd-Party Intercom System or Button

Learn how to use an input to unlock a door with Verkada access control

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You can hook up devices, such as intercoms and buttons, into the AUX cassette of any of Verkada's access controllers and all associated unlock events are then logged in Verkada Command.

All Verkada access controllers have 2 AUX inputs, located in the middle terminal block, as shown below:

How it works

  1. Wire the Normally Open (NO) output of the external system to the first input of your access controller, using the IN1 input, as shown in the example:

  2. In Verkada Command, go to All Products > Devices.

  3. Select the access controller you want to configure.

  4. At the top right, click Add and select AUX Input.

  5. Follow the setup flow to configure the AUX input.


  6. Confirm the Settings and click Next.

  7. When you're finished, click Done.

  8. To the right of the AUX input, click Deleteto remove it (see example below).


Need more help? Contact Verkada Support

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