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AO19 Low Energy Automatic Operator



Previously known as the Model 2000, the AO19 Low Energy Automatic Door Operators are easy to install, heavy duty products for high use and high abuse low energy applications.




All three Operators in the AO19 Series meet requirements for ANSI/BHMA standard 156.19 and provide standard features that meet the requirements of the American Disabilities Act. All three Operators have adjustable operating speeds, and Push & Go, which activates when the door is manually pushed to open (this is an option that must be selected to activate). All three Operators come in two finishes: Standard Clear and Bronze. Custom sizes are available.


The AO19-1 is available in three sizes: 39.5" (Fits above most 36" doors), 45.5" (Fits above most 42" doors) and 52" (Fits above most 48" Doors); and four different mechanical options: Left Hand Push, Right Hand Push, Left Hand Pull, and Right Hand Pull.



The AO19-2 and AO19-3 are available in three sizes: 75.5" (Fits above most pairs of 36" doors), 92" (Fits above most pairs of 44" doors), and 100" (Fits above most pairs of 48" doors)


The AO19-2 is available with two different mechanical options: Push and Pull. The AO19-3 is available with two different mechanical options: Right Hand (Typical) and Left Hand.



Detex is proud to have an easy-to-install Operator. The Operators come with a hanger plate which allows quick and easy installation. We are also proud to provide many installation resources, including our new How To Order guideinstallation video and Installation Guides. Detex is also proud to offer the AO19 in an EasyKit.


Many accessories are available to customize your Operator and experience. 


AO19-1 ...............$3,400 List Price 

AO19-2 ...............$6,420 List Price

AO19-3 ...............$6,420 List Price 




Tech Tip     

When installing the arm, be sure the motor and shaft are in the "Full Open" position by activating the toggle switch located on the end cap of the operator. With the toggle switch in the "HOLD" position, attach the arm to the shaft so that the arm is at an angle of approximately 70-80 in relation to the operator, pointing through the door opening (see illustration). Tighten the hex head screw on the arm to pinch and secure the arm to the shaft. Be sure the motor gear shaft is in full open position by forcing the arm to rotate past its stop position.


If you can rotate gear shaft beyond its stop position, increase the "BACK-CHECK" and HOLD speeds.


Switch toggle to OFF then back to "HOLD". Realign arm in proper position. Tighten the hex head screw on the arm to again pinch and secure it to the shaft and be sure to apply the safety washer and Phillips head screw to the bottom of shaft.



For more application questions, call:

Detex technical support at 1-800-729-3839, ext. 2.


Contact Detex sales at 1-800-729-3839 or your local representative for more information. 

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