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How To Install Sentrol Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

Edwards Signaling 8/24/2018
How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

Installation Instructions

Mounting

Caution: Locate the magnet away from manual handles and latches to prevent it from being used as a foothold or handle to close the door.

1. Slide the slot of the switch over the beveled-edge of the L-bracket and snap it tightly into place as shown in Figure 1. Screw down firmly.

How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

2. Align the magnet with the switch and use screws to attach it to the door as shown in Figure 2. The switch and magnet must be aligned within 1/2 inch of each other to prevent false alarms.

How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

Optional: Use the existing roller-track bolts to mount the switch without using the L-Bracket as shown in Figure 3.

How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

3. Connect the switch wires to the alarm system and test to verify proper operation.

Important: The contact should be mounted at least 13 inches from the floor. If other track- mounted devices interfere, mount the switch under them.

How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

The magnet can be attached at two different elevations from the door.

How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

Fits standard 2" roller-tracks for sectional/panel overhead doors.

Dimensions

How To Install Magnetic Contact Series 2315-2317 for Panel Door

Specifications

General

The contact shall be a hermetically sealed reed switch nominally 3.07" H x 1.80" W x 2.60" D with actuating magnet. Contact and magnet shall be in extruded aluminum type housing. Contact shall be sealed in GE Interlogix exclusive polyurethane potting compound. Mounting bracket shall be furnished with contact. Contacts shall be specified as GE Interlogix part numbers 2315A and 2317A. Contact is designed for installation on metal overhead door tracks.

USA Specifications
Form A (2315A)
Voltage 100VAC/DC max.
Current 0.5 A max.
Power 7.5 W max.
Form C (2317A)
Voltage 30VAC/DC max.
Current 0.25 A max.
Power 3.0 W max.
Canadian Specifications
Form A (2315A), Form C (2317A)
Voltage 30VDC max.
Current 50mA max.
European Union Specifications
Form A (2315A)
Voltage 48VAC/DC max.
Current 0.5A max.
WARNING: Each electrical rating is an individual maximum and cannot be exceeded!

Lead Functions
Form C (2317A)
Lead Color Function
Black Common
White Closed Loop (N.O.)
Red Open Loop (N.C.)

Ordering Information
Model Number Loop Type Electrical Configuration Gap Distance (Make)* Lead Type Listing
2315A-L Closed N.O. Up to 3" 2' stainless steel armored cable C UL-US
2317A-L Open or Closed S.P.D.T. Up to 3" 2' stainless steel armored cable C UL-US
 
*Gap distances are nominal make distance ±20%. Gap specifications are for switch to make. Break distance is approximately 1.1 to 1.5 times make.