System Components

Access control management tools

To perform routine tasks such as editing new user keys, set up the access control plan, run diagnostics on off-line devices, perform emergency openings in extreme situations etc SALTO has developed a useful range of tools to make such tasks easier and faster.

XS4 Portable Programming Device

The SALTO Portable Programmer Device is the messenger between the computer and the lock. The SALTO PPD has a multilingual interface.

Main features and functions


  • Initialize doors.
  • Collect audit trail.
  • Update locks (door profile & internal clock).
  • Door diagnostic.
  • Emergency opening.
  • Firmware update.


Power supplied: 3 alkaline batteries – LR03 – AAA 1,5V.

Connection to lock: cable included.

Interfaz multi-idioma de usuario
PC connection: USB


XS4 Encoders


The SALTO encoder is a compact device which reads, encodes and updates cards. It is available in different versions depending on the PC connection (USB or Ethernet). It also permits automatic key issuing in large and complex properties, enabling users to carry out key assignment simply by having the encoder in a busy area where the user can get their card assigned just by presenting a card to the reader without any assistance required from the access control manager.



  • ID technologies available: i-Button, DESfire, DESfire EV1, Mifare, Mifare plus, Vicinity, Inside Picopass, Legic, HID iClass, SKIDATA.
  • Current required: 12 v/ 500mA (adaptor included).
  • Connection to the PC: USB or Ethernet/Wifi.
  • USB encoders do not usually require an external adaptor.