HID Aero Access Control

Commercial access control now available for convenient pickup at your local distributor’s cloud-based access control solution combines intuitive user management with a seamless alarm and video integration. Increase monthly RMR and create stickier customers by adding a door to any security proposal or easily upsell this retrofit-friendly solution to existing customers.

Smarter Access Control can be installed as a standalone system or as an integrated solution alongside’s intrusion and video offerings. This gives business customers extra protection and efficiency by integrating critical business security tools into one intuitive solution. Customers can disarm their system by swiping an access badge, fob, or their mobile phone with’s exclusive Mobile Credentials offering. By integrating video and access control systems, your business customers can get video alerts when specific doors are opened and find video of access events directly from their access history timeline.

Customer Experience

Seamless integration with the platform helps business owners stay secure, gain new awareness into access events and key operational activities, and even manage energy costs.


Use industry-standard access control hardware to bring your system online. Smarter Access Control supports the following hardware:

  • Any wiegand reader
  • Any card frequency (must match the reader used)
  • Any relay-controlled locking hardware
  • Any exit device with a relay output
  • Most unencrypted card formats, including standard 26 bit formats

Get Certified

To start ordering and activating Access Control accounts, you must first complete our Smarter Access Control course through the Academy Online. Once completed, ordering through the Partner Portal will be turned on for your company within one to two business days. Once the training course is completed, we will send you a welcome kit that includes:

  • A welcome letter with recommendations for success
  • A proposal folder designed to store your quote when presenting a bid or proposal for a job.
  • A customer bi-fold promoting uses and benefits of Smarter Access Control
  • A product summary to familiarize your team with our fully integrated solution

Start the training course below.

Available Resources

Already an Service Provider? Take advantage of all the Smarter Access Control resources available to you. From brochures and videos to blog posts and knowledge base articles, we have everything you need to educate your team and customers on our fully integrated solution.

System Overview

Basic Configuration

Control 2 supervised readers with the Aero X1100;
Includes 4 Input Monitor Ports and 4 Output Control Ports.

Expanded Configuration:
Aero X1100

Add up to 32 expansion modules to the Aero X1100
to control up to 64 readers
(Note: 32 expansions is the hardware limit giving a theoretical door limit of 66
however the firmware has a limitation of 64)



HID Aero X1100
Door Controller


Input Monitor Expansion Module –
16 input monitor ports/2 output control ports


Two Reader
Expansion Module


Output Control Expansion Module –
2 input monitor ports/12 output control ports

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