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May 15, 2015

Legacy iCLASS® Reader Options – Special Applications (Superseded by our current versions of iCLASS SE® Readers)

HID Global is dedicated to providing the highest quality physical access control solutions to our customers. Our commitment to quality includes proactive and efficient management of the HID Global product lifecycle process to ensure a streamlined portfolio that helps you easily select the right solution for each application. This process also provides operational efficiencies for HID Global and our partners, helping us to deliver on our commitment to improve the way we do business together.

HID Global is discontinuing several legacy iCLASS products and providing a functional replacement on the iCLASS SE platform for most applications.


Discontinued items

Replacement items

iCLASS OSDP-Enabled readers

iCLASS SE OSDP-enabled readers

multiCLASS Magstripe Readers

multiCLASS SE Magstripe readers

iCLASS R90 Long Range Reader

iCLASS SE R90 Extended Range reader

iCLASS and multiCLASS Transit readers***

iCLASS SE Transit reader

iCLASS and multiCLASS High Frequency Migration readers***

iCLASS SE & multiCLASS SE Custom Programming readers

iCLASS Hi-O readers

No Replacement

*** All replacements on SE will be available June 15, 2015. Some replacements of High Frequency Migration (custom programming) readers are already available at time of this notice.

Timeline for Discontinued Products:

  • End of Sales ** – August 15, 2015*
  • Final scheduled ship date – September 15, 2015*
  • End of Life ** – March 15, 2016

* While supplies last. Stock is limited and subject to availability on some of the above reader models; accordingly, RMAs with replacement units is also limited.

**Refer to HID Global Product Lifecycle Process for definitions and implications of “End of Sales” and “End of Life”.

HID Global offers equivalent products on the iCLASS SE product line, with the exception of Hi-O readers, which have been fully discontinued. Please consult the Customer Item Substitute List for more information.

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