The Kaba PowerPlex 2000 Series are standalone electronic pushbutton locks with the feature of being battery-less and including no wires for installation. By the use of PowerStar™ technology, the PowerPlex 2000 Series circumvent the need of power supplies, wires or batteries by generating their own power with every turn of the lever. The PowerPlex 2000 Series is 3-hour UL/cUL fire-rated and ANSI/BHMA Garde 1 certified lock giving it a wide range of uses meeting most building code regulations.

Applications for the Kaba PowerPlex 2000 Series includes usages where hardwiring is not an option or in buildings where the carbon footprint of the facility is at stake.

Kaba PowerPlex 2000 Series


Locking Device Options

  • Cylindrical: Cylindrical latch with 3-hour UL/cUL fire rating
  • Rim Exit Device: Compatible with most leading brands of Exit Devices (Exit Device and mounting hardware not included)
  • American Standard Mortise: With 1-1/4” (32 mm) face plate; with and without deadbolt, auto deadbolt also available

Number of Codes

  • Multiple Users—100 Codes

Non-handed; pre-assembled for left-hand door installations—easily changed in the field.

Audit Trail
The most recent 1,000 Events are recorded in memory, including the use of mechanical key override. Software is required to view audit Events.

Lock is easily programmed via keypad without removing lock from the door or with optional Microsoft® Excel®-based software.

Key Override (Optional)

  • Optional Key-in-Lever cylinder in Schlage “C” Keyway with black Kaba cap
  • Small format—Best and equivalent (6 or 7-pin length)

Operation Modes

  • PIN access
  • Passage—can be toggled on/off
  • Lockout

Authority Levels
Five different levels allow who has access to specific lock functions, including: Service Codes—programmed for one-time access or “come and-go” access for 1 to 24 hours.

User Parameters

  • Code length—adjustable to accept 4 to 8 digits
  • Anti-tamper lockout—adjustable from 3 to 9 invalid attempts with an adjustable period of 0 to 90 seconds
  • Re-lock time—adjustable from 2 to 20 seconds

Lock Power
Self Powering—Kaba’s PowerStar™ technology supplies power for all electronic lock functions, including programming users at the keypad without ever having to change batteries. Once the first digit of a valid code is entered to “wake up” the lock, the remainder of the code can be entered and access is granted. A full charge of the built-in super capacitors will last up to 10 weeks with no activity at the lock.

Mechanical Features:

Construction Heavy-duty commercial Grade 1 lockset, solid cast exterior housing, solid cast levers, cylindrical drive wear tested for extensive use in indoor and outdoor applications
Numeric Keypad Vandal resistant, solid metal pushbuttons
  • Cylindrical: 2-3/4” (70 mm) backset, 2-3/8” (60 mm) backset
  • Mortise: 2-3/4” (70 mm) backset
  • Exit Trim Model: Varies by Exit Device
Latches Cylindrical Models: 1/2” (13 mm) throw latch, 3/4” (19 mm) throw latch (optional) Mortise Models: 3/4” (19 mm) latch, 1″ (25 mm) deadbolt (optional)
Strikes Cylindrical locks packaged standard with both ANSI A115.3 “T” Strike and A115.2 ASA Strike
Exit Device Not supplied (see list below for compatibility)
Exit Device Latch Supplied with Exit Device
Exit Device Hub Rotation Up to 60º
Minimum Stile Required 5″ (127 mm)
Weight Cylindrical and Mortise Models: 8 lbs. (3.63 kg) Exit Trim Models: 10 lbs. (4.54 kg)
Finishes Satin Chrome 626 (26D) housings and levers. Optional Satin Brass 606 (04) or Dark Bronze 744 (10B) housings and levers


To place your order for a Kaba PowerPlex 2000 Series Electronic Lock or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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