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ID-engine ZB Brick/Set installation guide


Drawing ID-engine ZB with dimensions

Dimensions in mm. Tolerance +/- 1 mm. Drawing not to scale. Mounting holes centered, distance 64x34 mm, 4 mm diameter


ZB Brick

As an option, you can fix the reader in the desired position using velcro tape or double-sided adhesive tape.

ZB Set

Overview of parts:

A) Top part
B) Bottom plate (can be screw-mounted if required)
C) Reader module
D) Host interface cable
Parts of a BALTECH ID-engine ZB Set

To assemble & mount a ZB Set:

  1. Connect the host interface cable to the reader module:

    • Position the reader module so the larger side (where you can see the antenna) is facing down.
    • Insert the Molex connector of the cable with contacts facing down until it clicks.

    Connect host interface cable with BALTECH ID-engine ZM module

  2. Fit the reader module into the top part of the housing.

    If you want to screw-mount the bottom plate, we recommend you fix the module in the housing with double-sided tape.

  3. Route the cable through the appropriate U-shaped strain relief feature.
    Use the narrow feature for cables with a diameter of up to 4 mm and the wider one for larger diameters.

    Fit BALTECH ID-engine ZM module in the top part of the ZB Brick housing

  4. If required, screw-mount the bottom plate using countersunk head screws M3.5.

  5. Fit the top part of the housing on the bottom plate, so that the loops engage the taps.

    Fit the top part of a BALTECH ID-engine ZB Set housing on the bottom plate

  6. Press the cable end of the housing down, so the parts snap together. No tools required.

    Snap the parts of the BALTECH ID-engine ZB Set housing together

To disassemble a ZB Set:

Firmly pull the parts of the housing apart while pushing a flat-bladed screwdriver into the release slots.

Deploy configuration

  1. If you want to read HID Prox, Indala, or Keri project cards, and your readers don't have a Prox license yet, deploy a Prox license using BALTECH LicenseCard.
  2. If you have a project configuration, deploy it using one of these deployment methods.