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  • dormakaba E-Plex E5251

    PC Managed Electronic Privacy Lock

    SKU: E5251XSWL62641

    E-Plex Wireless and E-Plex

    The Kaba E-Plex E5251 makes upgrading your traditional key locks or mechanical push-button locks easier than ever. This lock combines the strength, simplicity, and reliability of the distinguished Kaba Simplex, with the enhanced security and convenience of stand-alone electronic access control. You and your staff can now use secure codes for access.

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    • Heavy Duty – ANSI/BHMA Grade 1, stand-alone access control privacy lock
    • Privacy/Lockout Feature:  Set by rotating turn-piece on inside lock body
    • Cylindrical latch bolt locking mechanism (latch includes a 1/4″ deadlocking plunger bolt to prevent jimmying of door)
    • Supports Up to 3000 Users:  Pass-codes can be 4-8 digits in length (high security with over 100 million possible combinations)
    • Network and PC Programming (offline):  Requires laptop and E-Plex Enterprise Implementation Kit (sold separately at checkout)
    • PC programming simplifies management of doors and users as facility’s number of users and access points grow
    • 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
    • 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
    • Track Entries:  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
    • fits virtually all left and right swing doors
    • Tested Extensively In Outdoor and Marine Environments; performed flawlessly
    • Out of the Box Ready:  Programming and operating manuals provided
    • Backset size 2 3/4″ (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.  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


    Simple.  Smart.  Scalable.  Upgrading your traditional key locks or mechanical push-button locks is easier than ever with the E-Plex 5200 Privacy Lock.  This lock combines the strength, simplicity, and reliability of the distinguished dormaKaba Simplex, with the enhanced security and convenience of stand-alone 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 dormakaba, who are they?"  Glad you asked!  dormakaba has been around since the 1800's making first-class locking technologies.  They are the largest provider of access control products in the world.Perfect for securing college and school classroom doors, single-occupancy restrooms, dressing rooms, darkrooms, hospital on-call/sleeping rooms, executive offices, confidential filing rooms, and more!

    GoKeyless™ is a factory trained and authorized dormakaba 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.


    Manufacturer dormakaba USA Inc.
    ANSI Rating Grade 1 (Best)
    Battery Type AA
    BHMA Rating Grade 1 (Best)
    Finish Satin Chrome
    Keyway Schlage C
    Lock Features Old Audit Trail, Passage Mode, Privacy, Scheduling, Timed Codes
    Solution Electronic
    Warranty 3 Year Manufacturer
    Handle Type Lever Handle Door Locks
    Access Type Key
    Keypad - Digits
    Brand E-Plex Wireless

    Door requirements

    Door Handing Non-Handed
    Battery Life 180,000 Cycles
    Door Prep Standard 2 1/8 in. Cross-Bore, Edge Bore: 1 in., Through-Bolt Hole(s)


    Code Length 4 to 8 Digits
    Code Capacity 3,000
    Fire Rating 3-hour UL/ULC fire rating for A labeled doors


    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 3/16 (W) x 2 1/8 (D) in."]
    Door Thickness Minimum 1 3/8 in.
    Door Thickness Maximum 2 1/4 in.
    Backset 2 3/4 in.
    Door Stile Width Minimum 5 in.
    Exterior Dimensions 8 7/8 (H) x 3 3/8 (W) x 3 13/16 (D) in.
    Weight 9.5 lbs