Key Fobs & Wristbands

Unicard are a leading provider of access key fobs, cards, wristbands and more.

Unicard are a leading provider of Access Cards in Australia and can supply formatted access cards for all technologies including all HID cards, Mifare cards, Proximity Cards, Indala cards, DESFire cards and more.

As a HID Platinum Partner, Unicard have access to the best pricing across the large HID product range and other generic access products. Unicard supply direct or to many security installers around Australia. Key Fobs & Wristbands of all technologies come either blank or pre-encoded and numbered so they are ready to use immediately.

Contact Unicard today to discuss your current key fob requirements or explore the range online. Order online to receive fast Australia wide delivery.

Unicard are the access card and access fob experts!

Experts in Access Technologies

Unicard have been assisting the Australian market for decades and continue to provide trusted guidance to our customers for all their access needs. We supply a wide range of security fob products from all technologies.

Unsure of what you need for your site ? Contact Unicard today for assistance.

Encoded and numbered access fobs

Unicard supply hundreds of thousands of access cards and access fobs per year to our customers. Our customers most commonly order these cards pre-encoded and numbered so that when they arrive, they are ready to be used immediately.

Unicard encode many formats and are ready to assist you with faster production and the best pricing on high quality durable fob key stock.

Multiple technologies and formats available

Unicard supply all the most common access fob technologies which operate on both 125khz and 13.56mhz frequency. These key fobs are then encoded with 26bit or many other common formats to work with the access control system on site.

Unicard supply many different card formats around Australia. Speak to our team today about your custom requirements and Unicard can help sourcing more stock or provide guidance for new / upgrading sites.

Enquire with Unicard about your key fob, wristbands or card requirements today

Contact our friendly and helpful team today to discuss your access requirements. Unicard can assist you in answering any questions you may have or supplying more access cards, key fobs, readers and more for your site.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Unicard will supply your order of access fobs already encoded and numbered to suit your system. The encoded access card, access fob or access wristband will include the customer site code and incrementing card number range otherwise known as the ACN (Access Control Number). Numbering is completely optional however is recommended.

It is extremely common for our customers not to know their access control format however Unicard can assist over the phone to ask some simple questions to ascertain what your card technology and format is. If we are unable to find any further information over the phone, Unicard will request a card or fob sample which will provide an immediate result. Contact us for further assistance

When access cards or key fobs are presented to a reader, the chip is powered by the access reader and will read the access data from it. The frequency at which the card and reader are talking at varies depending on the internal chip technology.

Prox and Indala technologies talk at 125Khz frequency while nearly all other technologies will operate at a much higher 13.56mhz such as Mifare, iClass, DESFire etc. This is otherwise known as low (125khz) frequency and high (13.56mhz) frequency.

There are many access card and key fob technologies such as prox, mifare and DESFire however the card format is the actual information being written to the card. A card ‘encoder’ is the device that will perform the writing of the data to the chip.With some technologies the data is open to read or more commonly it is locked behind access keys so that only an access reader configured with those access keys can read the access card, access key fob, wristband etc.

Card formats vary from very common formats like 26bit to completely custom formats which can go over 48bits of data. The higher number of bits generally means a larger max number of users.

The number followed by the K represents the amount of storage space / number of bytes on your access card or key fob.(1K=1000 bytes). Very similar to a USB thumb drive, access cards and key fobs are also limited on space. While it is very rare that you exceed that limit, some sites require multiple access numbers to be encoded so that the card can work across multiple sites and therefore will require more space.

Generally, the minimum chip size is the most common such as Mifare 1K and iClass 2K.

An ‘Access Controller’ is usually installed by a security installer which is then connected to Access Readers. The Access Readers are normally installed next to a door. These Access Readers will either revoke access or allow access by releasing a magnetic door strike (or similar) when an Access Card or Key Fob is presented with the correct security information.

An access card and a key fob both perform the same function, they are a chip in different bodies which can be encoded with access data and then presented to access readers.

An access card will allow users to print personal information and a photo which is very common for many industries like government and healthcare ID cards. A key fob is normally just personalised with the encoded number but is smaller allowing it to attach to your keyring for example.

There are many secure technologies, each with their own benefits over others. Currently one of the most secure technologies the DESFire chip.

DESFire cards and fobs are extremely common in high secure environments like Government, Corporate, Healthcare and more. Given the detailed file system within the chip, they are extremely hard to counterfeit with features like application and master keys.

Unicard sell and support DESFire EV1, EV2 and the latest EV3 technology.