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Keytroller's START SMART keypad ignition system - reliable, simple, tough
Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 ( #491 )
START SMART  is a simple, highly reliable, easy to install keypad ignition system designed to tough outdoor usage.  Inexpensive system fits to any make or model forklift, internal combustion or electric.  Designed to eliminate keys, keep untrained and unauthorized operators off, and monitor usage.  

SSD-215 Second generation unit has the following features:
  • New "low profile" design has NO exposed cables
    and installs easily to any dashboard  
    (3.5" W  X 3"  H  X  3/4" D)
  • Code input enables device  (4-6 digit codes
  • HID type RFID card reader model allows for both code or RFID enabling--use company ID card to enable device
  • Start/Stop vehicle (engine or electric) directly from keypad - NO KEYS!
  • Designed for harsh outdoor conditions--sealed and potted internally for extreme environments
  • USB port allows for programming users and expiration dates and downloading event usage logs
  • Wired relay connects to vehicle ignition switch  (3 wires on IC;  2 wires on EL)
  • Installs in minutes to any diesel, gas, LPG or electric machine
  • Has programmable ignition delay to charge Glow Plug circuit for Diesel applications
  • Electric vehicle starts immediately after entering
    code or flashing RFID card
  • All electronics are sealed internally for tough, abusive outdoor applications-- Waterproof and vandal proof  IP67
  • High reliability for the toughest applications and toughest equipment
  • Programmed w/ programmer’s code from keypad or from PC--accepts up to 4000 users with expiration dates
  • Programmer or supervisor code can temporarily lock out users
  • Can be programmed to require 2 finger start, requiring  both START keys be pushed simultaneously to start engine.
  • When connected to seat switch, device will "time out" and shut off unit and engine in programmable # minutes
  • Allows review of usage log for usage time by machine or operator and start--stop times
  • Training can be scheduled in conjunction with expiration date of user code/card

2 Auxiliary inputs:
  • Enabled by programmer on keypad or enabled from PC  (default is disabled)
  • Connected to either:
       -Seat switch
       -Seat belt switch
       -Overload sensor
       -Low oil or Hi Temp input
  • When these connected inputs go "high", START-SMART will shut ignition down in programmable # minutes of continuous signal

Wireless options:
  • Short range WiFi  Includes USB plug in module and mini router.  Approx 30’ range  ($100)
  • Long range WiFi Includes USB plug in module and mini router.  Approx 150’ range ($350)
Dealer cost: $365 (code only)  and $465 (HID-RFID).  Kits include relay module.

For more information view website: or contact KEYTROLLER, LLC. 813-877-4500 or email:

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