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When most people are deciding on the purchase of just about anything one of the first questions that pop into their minds is "how much does this thing cost?". With that said it should come as no surprise that most patented MAC Portal customers ask and want to know: How much does perimeter security and access control from Modular Security Systems Inc. (MSSI) cost? Although this question can open the door to a number of other questions for our customers to answer given the wide range of available options, we here at Modular Security Systems Inc. (MSSI) will try to point out some basic pricing ground rules when it comes to perimeter security and access control.

The purchase of a perimeter security and access control technology can be compared to just about any other major person and individual or business can make. From the purchase of a house, car, or a major appliance a wide range of options are typically available. Much like the purchase of these common items, perimeter security and access control pricing pricing can vary depending on the options a customer chooses for their location and the functionality they wish to have available to them. Similar to the purchase of a house, amenities such as location, square footage, and additional luxuries can quickly drive up the price, the same can be said for perimeter security and access control. Knowing that perimeter security and access control are paramount to a successful project companies know that choosing the right perimeter security solution with the right access control options is of the utmost importance to ensure maximum usefulness with minimum maintenance that will last for years. 

The perimeter security and access control options available to our customers is wide ranging:

Perimeter Security Functionality

With a Guard Office

Guard House Size

Guard House Amenities

Climate Control Options

Without a Guard Office

Access Control Installation (onsite or off-site)

Access Control Technology



Biometric Readers


IRIS Scanning

Full-Height Turnstiles

Waist-High Turnstiles

Single Turnstiles

Tandem Turnstiles

Turnstile Color

Galvanized Turnstiles

Stainless Turnstiles

Bi-Directional Turnstiles



There are a wide range of feasible options available when it comes to purchasing a perimeter security solution from Modular Security Systems Inc. and these options can cause the price to go up or down. Much like when a car dealer weighs a purchasers' options while quoting prices of a car, when we give a quote to our customers we look thoroughly at each option to provide the right benefits of our perimeter security products to each individual customer.  With each quote, we discuss with the purchaser their needs and identify their individual requirements to achieve overall perimeter security success specifically designed for them.

When a request for quote is made by our customers we take into consideration all of their perimeter security and access control needs. When a request for quote is made as to how much a patented MAC Portal or perimeter security solution from MSSI costs, the extent of options is always a key factor. What we mean by this is that as a company, we have a wide range of options to offer and unlike many security companies, we will do as much or as little as our customers need us to do in order to meet their site specific needs. Our ability to work with customers leads to less stress and more savings.

Some of the perimeter security packages we offer include:

1. The Patented MAC Portal with or without Access Control Technology Pre-Installed. The patented Modular Access Control (MAC) Portal can be delivered with or without access control of the customers choosing pre-installed prior to delivery of the unit. Given the range of options available including the number of turnstiles, the size of the optional guard house, climate control packages and other factors the price range for this perimeter security solution may cost anywhere from $21,000 to over $150,000* depending on options.

2. The Patented VAC Portal with or without Access Control Technology Pre-Installed. The patented Vehicle Access Control (VAC) Portal is a portable vehicle gate that can come complete with a climate controlled guard house, one or more vehicle barrier arms, and with or without access control technology pre-installed. Depending on the wide range of options and designs available this patented perimeter security solution can cost anywhere from $25,000 to over $50,000*.

3. The Portable Ground Level Guard Houses/Guard Booths. The guard booths and guard houses offered by Modular Security Systems Inc. come in a wide variety of sizes, floor plans, and have an even wider array of options. Prices for our climate controlled guard houses range from $10,000 to $32,000*.

As you can see, the price ranges for perimeter security solutions from MSSI can vary quite a bit based on individual project needs. When purchasing a portable perimeter security and access control solution like the Patented Modular Access Control (MAC) Portal  or Patented Vehicle Access Control (VAC) Portal we ask that you consider all options thoroughly before making a decision to purchase. 

*Perimeter security solution prices are rough estimates and do not include housing the unit in a Patented MAC Portal with or without a guard office. For a firm quote on the Patented MAC Portal with your custom access control and guard office needs taken into consideration, please CONTACT US HERE or call us at 740.532.7822.