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The Sargent Electric Latch Retraction (ELR) Exit Device is an option available for 80 Series Exit Devices and as a retrofit kit to most exit devices. Sargent Electric Latch Retraction (ELR) Exit Devices provide an easy to install electronic access control solution for high traffic egress doors.

Applications for the Sargent Electric Latch Retraction (ELR) Exit Device include Hospitals, Senior Living facilities and Maternity Wards where both security and quiet are valued.

Sargent Electric Latch Retraction (ELR) Simplicity

  • Easy installation
  • Maintenance free design
  • Few moving parts – less wear
  • Modular construction
  • No need to remove device from door for keying

Strength and Durability

  • Made of finest component materials
  • Heavy duty mounting construction
  • Built to withstand abusive conditions
  • Available options to meet Dade County Protocols and other local hurricane code requirements for high wind load and missile impact (consult factory)
  • 5 year warranty


  • Uses standard electric hinge – special power transfer device NOT required
  • Low current draw
  • No special power supply required
  • Self-adjusting retraction reduces installation time and improves performance
  • Backwards compatible for ease of service in the field
  • Fast and quiet retraction perfect for Offices, Convention Halls, Schools, Healthcare Facilities, Theaters, Libraries, and any environment sensitive
    to noise that demands consistent performance


  • Available option on all 80 Series Exit Devices (except FM8700)
  • Retrofit kits available for existing devices
  • Motor-driven latch retraction
  • Continuous or intermittent use
  • Adjustable timer (0-10 seconds) – no costly external timer required
  • Diagnostic LED to improve field service
  • Available for 26″ – 48″ doors
  • .6A during retraction and .25A maintained in dogged hold position
  • Requires 1A at 24 VDC regulated/filtered power supply required
  • UL Listed for Class II circuitry
  • Available for panic and fire exit hardware
  • Compatible with Latchbolt Monitoring, Rail Signal Switch, Electroluminescent Rail, Hex Key and Cylinder Dogging

To place an order for a Sargent Electric Latch Retraction Exit Device or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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