are mag locks usually normally open or Normally closed?

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Each switch is pre-wired to work with either normally open or normally closed systems, with color coded 5 ft long leads.
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For 24/25 devices per instructions :   Violet - Normally Open   Black - Common   Gray - Normally Closed
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