HID Controller LP1501

Key Specifications:

  • 240,000 cardholder capacity
  • Supports up to 130 inputs and 130 outputs
  • Natively supports up to two readers and one opening, expands to 17 readers/openings
  • IPv4/6, TLS1.2, 802.1X
  • FIPS 140-2 user of OpenSSL


The LP1501 is an edge-capable intelligent controller that is expandable up to eight downstream serial input/output modules and up to 16 MR62e network-ready door controllers (for a total of 17 doors/openings). The feature-rich LP1501 provides OEMs with a small footprint, cost-effective dual card reader panel for controlling a single opening. Easy installation with Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) makes the high-performance, Ethernet-ready LP1501 a top choice for a single door controller.

Key Benefits:

  • Open Architecture – Use of hardware with Mercury OEM partners’ software solutions
  • IP-to-the-Door – Supports PoE+ power, removing the cost of traditional power supplies and homerun wiring
  • Enhanced Security – Embedded crypto memory chip and data-at-rest encryption
  • OSDP Protocol – Secure channel security for reader connectivity
  • Versatile Interoperability – Same reliable interface and identical footprint as the EP controllers