Products

Heavy Duty & Low Energy ADA Operator

GT500 & GT8500 / Heavy Duty, Low Energy, ADA

The GT500/8500 Heavy Duty/Low Energy ADA Operator is designed to automate nearly any new or existing doorframe. The side load header access panel simply pivots up out of the way and locks into position to permit quick install or service. The Low Energy performance, combined with adjustable opening and closing speeds, reduces energy usage to help offer a prompt return on your investment. The GT500/8500 is engineered for both interior and exterior use.

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  • Proven design for proven reliability
  • Works with new or existing door frames
  • Low current draw - less than 5 amp, 115 VAC, 1-phase
  • Magnum microprocessor base control with multiple functions to suit your requirements
  • Mechanical operator used with Basic Electronic or Microprocessor (standard) controller provides efficient, smooth operation
  • Adjustable closing speeds allow the door to close sooner for energy savings or slower for increased pedestrian protection
  • “Push-n-go” feature provides easy operation for handicapped or elderly pedestrians and eliminates the cost of wall switches
  • Recycle feature stops and reverses direction of swing path when an object is encountered for greater pedestrian protection
  • Works with new or existing door frames
  • Optional length headers for improved appearance
  • Available with bottom load or convenient sideload header
  • Sideload header access panel simply pivots up and locks into position, out of the way, enabling the operator to be quickly installed or removed for easy servicing while allowing the door to remain in a closed position, eliminating the loss of energy from within the building
  • Heavy-duty spring closer
  • Heavy-duty all-steel motor and mechanical gear box outperforms the competition
  • OPMAN version available - single header for 2 doors with automatic operator in one side and a manual closer in the other
  • Auxiliary sensing devices available
  • Additional safety devices can be easily added
  • All features, components and accessories meet ANSI 156.19 standards. They are also ULC and UL approved and comply with ANSI 117.1 and the Low Energy Operator section of ADA

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      • Product Manuals
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      • Technical Bulletins
      • Technical Newsletter
    • Sales Sheets
      • GT600/8500 Cut Sheet pdf |
    • Owner's Manual
      • C-00125 Owner’s Manual Low Energy Swing Operators Rev 6-18-15 pdf |
    • Specifications
      • Low Energy and Fire Rated Swing Operator Specifications docx |
      • GT350/500/8350/8500 Swing Operator Conversion Unit Specifications pdf |
    • Architectural Drawings
      • GT8500 RISER DIAGRAM pdf |
      • Mounting Operator to Metal Door & Frame Architectural Drawing pdf | dwg |
      • Sideload Header – Left Hand Inswing (GT8500) pdf | dwg |
      • Sideload Header – Left Hand Outswing (GT8500) pdf | dwg | rfa |
      • Sideload Header – Right Hand Outswing (GT8500) pdf | dwg | rfa |
      • Sideload Header – Right Hand Inswing (GT8500) pdf | dwg |
      • Sideload Header – Simultaneous Pair Inswing (GT8500) pdf | dwg |
      • Sideload Header – Simultaneous Pair Outswing (GT8500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Left Hand Inswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Left Hand Outswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Right Hand Inswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Right Hand Outswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Simultaneous Pair Inswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Simultaneous Pair Outswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Opman Pair Inswing (GT500-03OP) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Opman Dual Inswing/Outswing (GT500-05OP) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Dual Inswing/Outswing (GT500) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Opman Pair Outswing (GT500-04OP) pdf | dwg |
      • Bottom Load Header – Double Egress Pair (GT500) pdf | dwg |
    • Product Manuals
      • 15-12439 Relay & Socket Instruction Sheet Rev 2-3-10 |
      • C-00185 OPUS Retrofit Kit Installation Manual Rev 3-2-17 |
      • C-00174 Hardware Installation Manual Opus 400-500-600 8400-8500-8600 Rev 7-5-17 |
      • C-00171 GT20 Hardware Installation Manual Rev 8-9-17.pd |
      • C-00139 Opus Control Wiring and Programming Installation Manual, Rev 6-14-17 |
      • 15-14852 Swing-Arm-Guide Rev 12-19-14 |
      • 10-2207 Time-Delay-Model-2200 for Analog Control Rev 06-22-00 |
      • 14-2182 Soft-Start-Harness-Instructions, for Analog Control Rev 1-1-02 |
      • 15-12544-20 Main Power Connector (Pairs) Manual, GT710 & 8710 / GT300, 400, 500, & 600, Rev-1-8-15.pdf |
      • 15-12544-10 Main Power Connector Manual, GT710 & 8710 / GT300, 400, 500, & 600, Rev-1-8-15 |
    • Archived Manuals
      • C-00139 Opus Control Installation Manual, Rev 11-4-16 |
      • C-00174 Quick Setup & Parts Guide GT(8)400-(8)500-(8)600 CU Swing Door Operator, Rev 8-10-16 |
      • Service Parts – GT500 Single CU Analog Control – 2012 and earlier (note not all parts many be available) |
      • Service Parts – GT350 Single OHC Analog Control – 2012 and earlier (note not all parts many be available) |
      • Service Parts – GT350 Simultaneous Pair OHC Analog Control – 2012 and earlier (note not all parts many be available) |
      • Service Parts – GT350 Single OHC Magnum 2, 3 & 4 Control – 2012 and earlier (note not all parts many be available) |
      • Service Parts – GT300/350 OHC Magnum 2, 3, & 4 Control Simultaneous Pair – 2012 and earlier (note not all parts many be available) |
      • 15-14985 Hardware Installation Manual GT(8)400,(8)500,(8)600 CU with Opus Controls Rev 5-26-16 |
      • C-00169 Wiring and Programming Manual, OPUS control, rev 6-13-16 |
      • C-00185 Quick Setup & Parts Guide, Opus Retrofit Kit, rev 6-13-16 |
      • C-00139 Quick Setup & Parts Guide – Opus Control, Rev 6-13-16 |
      • C-00092 – Quick Setup & Parts Guide – GT(8)400-(8)500-(8)600 CU Magnum Swing Door Operator, Rev 8-10-16 |
      • C-00084 Wiring and Adjustment Manual with Magnum 4A Control – Rev 9-9-16 |
      • C-00185 OPUS Retrofit Kit Installation Manual Rev 9-22-16 |
      • C-00174 Hardware Installation Manual Opus 400-500-600 8400-8500-8600 Rev 3-22-17 |
      • C-00139 Opus Control Installation Manual, Rev 3-30-17 |
      • 15-10682 – Wiring and Adjustment Magnum Manual, Rev-11-4-15 |
      • 15-10538 Installation Manual GT8400/8500 Swing Door Operator, Rev-9-26-14 |
      • 15-12499-003 Quick Setup & Parts Guide , GT710 & 8710 Swing Doors Low Energy Operator, Rev 12-19-14 |
      • 15-11293 Owner’s Manual, Low Energy Swing Operators, Rev 6-18-15 |
    • Technical References
    • Technical Bulletins
      • Technical Bulletin 68 Introducing the New Opus Control |
      • Technical Bulletin 69 New Sequencer, Secure Access and Wireless Devices |
      • Technical Bulletin 72 GT20 Inswing Units with Greater than 0” Reveal Require Two Piece Dog Leg Arm |
      • Technical Bulletin 71 Identifying and Preloading the New Reduced Opening Force (ROF) Operators |
      • Technical Bulletin 73 Use of Radio Receivers with the Opus Control |
      • Technical Bulletin 77 Opus Control Programming Tips |
      • Technical Bulletin 80 – Using “Push & Go” on GT20 |
      • Technical Bulletin 81 – Opus Control Programming Tips Update |
      • Technical Bulletin 46 Relocation of Motor Fuse on GT300/400/500/8300/8400/8500 Swing Operators with Magnum-4 Controls |
      • Technical Bulletin 52 “Greaseless” Operators |
      • Technical Bulletin 55 Use of Acusensor 3 as Safety Sensor for Swing Doors |
      • Technical Bulletin 56 Improvements to Swinger Arms |
      • Technical Bulletin 57 Changes to the Magnum Control |
      • Technical Bulletin 62 Screw Bags No Longer Provided With all Swinger Operators |
      • Technical Bulletin 62A Clarification Regarding Bulletin 62 |
      • Technical Bulletin 65 Ground Wire Added to Swing Operators |
    • Technical Newsletter