SMARTair® Electronic Knob Cylinder

The new SMARTair knob cylinder is a door device improved in every way. Its world-class design is robust and resistant. The knob cylinder comes in more finishes and colours, upgrading aesthetics and functionality in equal measure. Suitable for any door, it quickly upgrades your existing mechanical cylinder to a real-time access-controlled cylinder – without any drilling or wiring at the door.

The new SMARTair knob cylinder is a wireless locking device designed for office and meeting room doors, as well as existing glass, aluminum or wooden doors where installing an escutcheon proves difficult.

Powered by a standard battery, it has an integrated RFID reader with LED (blue/red signal) combined with online or update on card. The device accepts RFID credentials, including HID iCLASS®, MIFARE® Classic and Ultralight, SKIDATA and DESFire®.

A SMARTair knob cylinder is available for almost any type of door, for easy retrofitting. Models are available in half-cylinder, cylinder with thumb turn, double electronic cylinder, double mechanical electronic cylinder and padlock formats. The hardware comes in profiles to fit any global market: European, Scandinavian, ANSI, Australian, and Finnish.

The SMARTair knob cylinder is offered in a range of finishes for any style or design scheme. It is suitable for usage on exterior and narrow profile doors.The knob cylinder delivers convenience for building users. The cylinder is also compatible with virtual keys stored in the user-friendly SMARTair smartphone app, Openow, and with the TESA SMARTair app for remote opening.

Beyond security and design, SMARTair devices also deliver convenience for every user. Each device opens via a standard RFID credential, PIN code or a combination of both.

All SMARTair devices unlock with the Openow smartphone app. They work with any system management option: Standalone, Offline, Update on Card or Wireless Online.

Technical specifications

Door profiles
Suitable for wooden, narrow or glass doors

Traffic volume
Medium to high

Exterior usage
IP56 (Extreme version) Up to 85% humidity. -20°C to + 70°C

Hardware compatibility and installation
High retrofit (compatible with most common mortise locks)
No Drilling, no cabling
Doors from 30mm up to 120mm (thicker doors may be possible on demand)

Power supply
Battery (up to 60.000 cycles) max. 2 years standby
Type of batteries: One CR2 3V Lithium batteries

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