10 reasons why you can rely on Door Entry Direct

With over 30 years experience in door entry intercom systems, you can rely on us to help you with your every door entry need, and if that wasn’t enough to convince you why we are the best, here  are 10 more reasons why you can rely on us!

Experts – We are Door Entry Direct! The name tells you that we are focussed on being the BEST in the door entry business.

No Risk – Our guarantee says, “if you are not completely and utterly delighted with our service and products, we will replace your order.”

Your Best Interests – Our aim is NOT to sell you stuff, but to help you win more jobs… with our support. Acting in your best interests is also acting in our best interests, if our service doesn’t help you to win more jobs, why would you continue to buy from us?

Easy – We make ordering easy and hassle free and always keep you informed.  We use DPD and let you know when your order has been despatched and exactly when its arriving using the DPD App.

Simple – Let us make life simple for you, we take the stress out of ordering

Fast – In most instances using our Normal Service you will receive your order Next Working Day

Solve – Been let down? Let us sort out the mess and solve your problem.

Real People – Speak to “real” people; we will give you quick and honest answers to your questions

Service – Experience our friendly and helpful manner, our service is second to none

You – Would you risk your company’s reputation and image buying from a general wholesaler, when Door Entry Direct are at your service?

So what are you waiting for? Visit www.doorentrydirect.com and get all the door entry kits you need for your next job today!

Featured Product: The SRS Universal Proximity Reader

Looking for a new proximity reader? This weeks featured product is perfect for you….

The Universal Proximity Reader by SRS is designed to work with all access control systems provided they have a Wiegand input for communication. It’s suitable for external or internal use as it comes with IP68 waterproofing, making it very versatile.

• Designed to work with 99% of systems that have Wiegand inputs

• Provides a visual and/or audible signal using LEDs/Buzzer

• Works with ISO cards, clamshell cards and passive RFID tags

• Fully CE compliant

• Reads RFID cards & tokens at 125kHz

• Wall or panel mounted (40×40 mm) all in one reader

• Reader cable can be extended to 25 metres.

• External or internal use (fully potted)

The UPR reads RFID cards & tokens at 125kHz and transmits the data to the controller while providing a visual and/or audible signal using it’s LEDs/Buzzer if the card is recognised and valid or invalid. It can be wall mounted or flush mounted in a door entry panel with a 40×40 mm cut out. This is a UNIQUE feature of the UPR. No other reader available in the UK can be used for panel mounting or wall mounting.

Just what you need for your current job? Click here to buy

Need help installing the Universal Proximity reader? Click here to download the installation guide

Fermax presents the WAY kits: a range of video door entry system kits for homes and residentials

Fermax WAY kits have been specifically designed to be simply operated, easy to use and available at a cheaper price than most door entry kits. The WAY kits promote the idea that video door entry systems are no longer a luxury item.

Designed for homes and residentials, the WAY Video Door Entry Systems Kits for 1 and 2 residences include a WAY Door Entry Panel of 25mm width made of zamak with a wide angle CCD colour camera. The outdoor panel incorporates a lighting sensor, a hood to protect the panel from the rain and backlighted cardholders.


Door Entry Direct Offers Home Security Style With Comelit’s Visto

Door Entry Direct now offers Comelit’s distinctive video doorbell, Visto, for installers to present homeowners with smart capability and total peace of mind on a 24 / 7 basis, without compromising home aesthetics.

Comelit’s architect designed Visto doorbell connects via a home WiFi network to allow homeowners to see, hear and speak with visitors at any time or from any location via a smart phone or tablet.

Featuring a high definition camera and superior quality speakers and microphone; full two-way audio and video communication is available with Visto. Additional quality IR LED for night vision, ensures homes are protected day and night.

With two core product options in Visto’s range, installers can select from Visto WiFi which draws power from two wires that would ordinarily be used for a standard doorbell.  Visto 2 presents a hard-wired solution for homeowners where WiFi strength is an issue.

Says Steve Stuart, Managing Director Door Entry Direct: “With Police now encouraging homeowners to install a smart doorbell with camera capability that ‘offers potential to see, hear, record and speak to anyone at a front door, via a smartphone’*, Visto is a welcome addition to our home security portfolio.

“Coming with two options allows the perfect installation using existing home wiring, which, together with its aesthetic appeal, is what really extends its appeal.”

Visto default is presented in Dark Graphite but also available with optional covers in Silver Mist and Cloud White. Offered with a range of product options and accessories, including a specialist internal camera option, Visto has solutions for installers to accommodate homeowner’s requirements.

Says Justin Hawkesford, Comelit Operations Manager: “We have been very careful in designing Visto, right from its ease of installation and in consideration of varying WiFi strength, to ensuring as many homeowners as possible can benefit from this latest smart technology.  It’s why right from the start we have launched two options and differing colour schemes.

“We’re naturally delighted Door Entry Direct has selected the complete offering to enable their customers to present a stylish video doorbell that can fit around busy homeowner’s lives, ensuring the security of their home and their family at all times.”

For more information on Visto alongside the complete product range and availability through a professional installer network, please visit www.vistodoorbell.com

GDX Door Entry: Entrance Panel Buttons

GDX offer complete door entry solutions which are renowned for being robust, reliable and heavily specified in the residential sector. With over 30 years’ experience in the market and products manufactured in the UK, they are proud of the high quality and longevity GDX systems deliver.

GDX systems are heavily specified within the social housing market and are Secured by Design certified* , ensuring a Police-accredited standard of physical security. Although security is one of the prime considerations in the door entry market, ease of installation and durability are also extremely important.

As they continue to develop innovative solutions and invest in product advancements, they have recently upgraded their entrance panel buttons to provide unbeatable performance and functionality. The new GDX buttons are supplied by world-class manufacturers, guaranteeing best in class quality of products, robustness and durability.

The button is fully encapsulated which ensures all of the inner components are held tightly together as one integral piece and is secured with a standard 22mm nut. This significantly increases the reliability of these buttons, retaining robustness throughout their lifetime. The buttons have been independently tested offering a reliable performance of up to 1 million actuations to secure a solid response with every press. The operating temperature guarantees sustained functionality in environments ranging from -20°C to +60°C.


Comelit’s Training Academy

Want to know more about installing a Comelit door entry system? Then you need to book yourself onto one of their training days, so you can stay up to date with the latest Comelit releases and how to install them in the most effective and time saving way.

Comelit’s Training Academy courses are designed to give you the specific knowledge you need to install and commission our door entry systems quickly and efficiently. The comprehensive courses cover all aspects of system design, including installation, configuration, and commissioning. You will learn the theory and techniques required to get the most out of our systems. The training will also enable you to maximise your use of time during the installation process. Different systems require different approaches to training. Depending on experience and technologies, the training courses are designed to cater for individuals experienced with door entry and its terminology.

What courses are available?

VIP course

The ViP course covers everything needed to successfully install, programme and commission systems, based on our true end-to-end IP system. This course is aimed at installers with basic IP and security installation knowledge. You will learn how to install small and large systems and how to configure the many options and features with the easy-to-use ViP Manager software. You will also learn how to integrate with Smart Phones/ Tablets, VoIP systems, Crestron and AMX Home Automation systems. The course subjects include: Connections, cabling and distances; Local Area Networks – Dedicated and shared; Key System Components; System Programming; Integration with Smartphones/Tablets;Integration with Crestron/AMX systems; Accessories; Troubleshooting.

03.05.18 | 8 Spaces
07.06.18 | 8 Spaces
05.07.18 | 8 Spaces
02.08.18 | 8 Spaces
06.09.18 | 8 Spaces
04.10.18  | 8 Spaces
08.11.18  | 8 Spaces
06.12.18 | 8 Spaces

Simplebus course

The Simplebus course covers everything needed to successfully install and commission systems based on our Simplebus technology. Step-bystep, we take you through everything needed to get the most out of our flexible 2-wire system. The course is aimed at installers with basic electrical and security installation knowledge. The course subjects include: Cabling; System Programming; System Components; System Expansion; Simplebus TOP; Accessories; Troubleshooting; SimpleKey Access Control.

24.05.18 | 8 Spaces
26.07.18 | 8 Spaces
20.09.18 | 8 Spaces
22.11.18   | 8 Spaces

Simplehome course

The Simplehome course covers everything needed to successfully design, install, program and commission Comelit’s Home Automation system. The course guides you through all the core principles of the system, enabling you to easily specify and install the system to create a truly ‘Smart Home’. The course contents include: Introduction and integration with other Comelit Systems; Modules and Infrastructure; Functions; Scenarios; Control methods; Comelit ONE intelligent programmable switch; Programming.

21.06.18 | 8 Spaces
16.08.18 | 8 Spaces
25.10.18 | 8 Spaces
20.12.18 | 8 Spaces

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to expand your knowledge and door entry installation skills!

Click here to sign up for a Comelit training day near you

Have everything under control, whether you are at home or in another country with Visto the new smart video doorbell.

Visto, the new smart doorbell from Comelit ensures you never miss a call whether you are at home or away. Full Audio and Video communication with your front door is an invaluable tool, which allows you the peace of mind to know that your house is protected at all times. The doorbell uses wifi to connect to to your smartphone or tablet and can even use existing doorbell wiring to power itself meaning no extra wiring is needed. The Visto comes with IRs which senses low lighting conditions and automatically turns on the infrared LEDs and adjusts the camera for use at night to ensure your home is protected 24 hours a day.

The free Visto App allows users to easily interact with their Visto Doorbell, allowing for full two-way communication in HD video and crystal-clear audio. The app is the control unit, for configuring the doorbell settings, including the recording, motion detection and notifications. The app allows you to view all of your doorbell cameras whilst giving you the ability to view all stored pictures and videos which can either be store on your device or in the cloud. Visto cloud service provides a simple and secure way to save video in our cloud for up to 30 days. The app can be found on both the apple app store and the google play store for android.

Comelit understands that everyone has their own style, which is why the Visto comes in a range of colours. Designed by Milanese architects, The Visto comes by default in Dark Graphite, however optional covers in Silver Mist and Cloud White can be purchased separately. You can also buy additional internal cameras for use within the home, so you can check up on the kids, or the dog whilst you’re out of the room.

Visto’s Main Features

  • WI-FI connection allowing live audio and video streaming directly to a smartphone or tablet via the Comelit VISTO app
  • An advanced motion sensor which sends an alert with a push notification
  • Allows you to monitor what’s going on around entrance
  • Free recording for motion detection trigger
  • An option to add a cloud storage service that records live video 24/
  • Utilizes existing doorbell wiring for power
  • HD Camera
  • A high level of security and peace of mind wherever you are in the world

Protect your home from anywhere with the Visto doorbell by Comelit. Buy yours now or call us on 0208 621 6210 to speak with one of our door entry advisors today.

Discover the new Comelit Quadra WIFI and mini kits

Comelit complements its VIP line of products by releasing a new version of it’s Mini Handsfree Internal unit with integrated WI-FI and gateway for the new Comelit APP. The P2P function eliminates the need to set port forwarding in the router dramatically reducing commissioning time. The Smart Registration allows the user to easily enable and use the Comelit APP which can be downloaded free of charge for Android and IOS devices.

The Mini series has a clean, essential design that nevertheless offers full range of functions. Both the hands-free version with full-duplex audio and the handset version feature a 4.3” 16/9 colour screen with 480×272 resolution. They both offer colour, contrast and ringtone volume control, in addition to melody customisation. They are equipped as standard with 4 soft-touch buttons for lock-release, self-ignition, switchboard call and privacy function management, and with door status indicator LED.

“We’ve also continued to supply solutions to some very significant sites, including the prestigious and iconic Battersea Power Station development in London.”

Want to know more about the Comelit Quadra and Mini series?  Call us on 0208 621 6210 to speak with one of our door entry advisors today.