Kaba E-Plex E5200

PC Programmable Electronic Pushbutton Lock

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SKU: E5231
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Note: This lock is programmable through Kaba E-Plex software only.

  • Heavy Duty – ANSI/BHMA Grade 1, micro-processor based entry system
  • Cylindrical latch-bolt locking mechanism (latch includes a 1/4″ deadlocking plunger bolt to prevent jimmying of door)
  • Supports 3000 users per door; 4-8 digit user access codes (100 million possible code combinations)
  • Network and PC Programming (offline):  REQUIRES laptop/netbook (mini-laptop) and E-Plex Enterprise Implementation Kit (sold separately at checkout)
  • Time-Determined Access:  Via software, program up to 16 different access schedules, and up to 32 holiday/vacation time blocks (i.e., door auto-unlocks at 9am, and auto-locks at 6pm, or users in group 1 only have access from 10am to 4pm)
  • First Manager In Feature:  Lock does not go to passage mode (enter without code) until the first privileged user’s credential is presented
  • Passage mode can be manually toggled at the lock
  • 6 different authority access levels let you determine who has privileges to specific lock functions
  • Battery Operation:  Up to 180,000 cycles on 4 AA alkaline batteries, included.  Batteries located in interior housing cover.  Low battery indicator.  Non-volatile memory; lock’s data preserved if batteries fail
  • Tested extensively in outdoor and marine environments; performed flawlessly
  • Fits virtually all left and right swing doors
  • Track entries of who entered and when with audit trail feature (reader unit stores last 30,000 events)
  • Quick and Easy Installation:  Patented electrobolt  technology provides “sandwich” fitting.  No wiring to or through door; no risk of pinched wires.  Instructions and two-hole drilling template supplied
  • Out of the Box Ready:  Programming and operating manuals provided
  • Optional remote unlock feature
  • Multiple architectural finishes including standard satin chrome (626) and premium finishes.  Premium finishes may be subject to 2-3 week lead time
  • 2 3/4″ backset included (2 3/8″ available at checkout)  – How do I measure?
  • Emergency Key Override:  Universal 6 pin cylinder (common for commercial applications) with Schlage C keyway provided.  Two nickel silver keys, and 4 additional tailpieces (part that connects outside lock to inside lock) included.  These tailpieces allow you to use other name brand cylinders in the lock should you choose
  • 3-year manufacturer warranty; built-in warranty counter
Note: This lock is programmable through Kaba E-Plex software only. GoKeyless™ is a factory trained and authorized Kaba dealer. Sales, service, support, valid warranties. It's why thousands of clients around the world choose GoKeyless™ for their security and access control needs each year. Simple.  Smart.  Scalable.  Upgrading your traditional key locks or mechanical push-button locks is easier than ever with the E-Plex 5200 Series.  This lock combines the strength, simplicity, and reliability of the distinguished Kaba Simplex, with the enhanced security and convenience of programmable electronic access control.  You and your staff can now use secure codes for access.  And since this is auto-locking, you can be assured that doors will always be locked.  This adds another layer of security to protect confidential and/or private information in the spaces behind those doors.  Does this lock require AC/DC current?  Nope.  It's fully battery powered, saving you on the overall costs of implementation and installation.  You can be up and running in less than hour time.  "I've never heard of Kaba, who are they?"  Glad you asked!  Kaba has been around since the 1800's making first-class locking technologies.  They are the largest provider of access control products in the world.
Exterior Dimensions

8 7/8 (H) x 3 3/8 (W) x 3 13/16 (D) in.

Inside Dimensions

8 7/8 (H) x 3 13/16 (W) x 2 1/8 (D) in.

Door Thickness Minimum

1 3/8 in.

Door Thickness Maximum

2 1/4 in.

Battery Type


Battery Life

180,000 Cycles

Code Length

4 to 8 Digits

Code Capacity


Event Audit Trail




Outside Operating Temperature Range

-31 °F (-35 °C) to + 151 °F (66 °C)

Inside Operating Temperature Range

-31 °F (-35 °C) to + 130 °F (55 °C)


Solid cast exterior housing, Solid cast, ADA-compliant levers


2 ¾

Door Handing


Door Prep

Standard 2 1/8 in. Cross-Bore, Edge Bore: 1 in., Through-Bolt Hole(s)

Door Stile Width

Minimum 5 in.




E-Plex Wireless, Kaba E-Plex

Lock Features

Audit Trail, Passage Mode, Scheduling

Handle Type

Lever Handle Door Locks

Locking Device

Cylindrical Latch

Door Opening


Access Type

Keypad – Digits


Schlage C

Fire Rating

3-hour UL/ULC fire rating for A labeled doors

ANSI Rating

Grade 1 (Best)

BHMA Rating

Grade 1 (Best)


9.5 lbs


3 Year Manufacturer

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    Lorie (verified owner)

    I have liked this brand. We have multiples of several styles and they are so easy to program and change with one software.

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