Corbin Russwin ED5800-MELR Concealed Vertical Rod/Electric Latch Retraction

Model: ED5800MELR

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Corbin Russwin's history is rich with architectural hardware designed to meet life safety and security requirements. That tradition continues with ED5000 Series exit devices. Designed to allow safe and easy egress, the ED5000 is ideal for frequent use applications such as schools, factories, hotels, theaters, office and retail complexes and government buildings.
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ED5800: Panic-Listed Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device

ED5800A: 3-Hour Fire-Listed Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device


Handing: Device is handed but easily field reversible. Lever trim is handed.

Bar length: Easily field cut to size. Standard: 36" (914mm) bar fits 30"- 36" (762mm-914mm) door. Optional: 48" (1219mm) bar fits 36"-48" (914mm-1219mm) door; specify W048.

Door Thickness: 1-3/4" (44mm) standard.

Stile: Minimum width 4-1/2" (114mm).

Door Height: Standard: top rod for 8' door. Telescoping rod assembly to accommodate various door heights.

Latchbolt: Top: 3/4" (19mm) throw, stainless steel pullman-type with automatic deadlatching. Bottom: 5/8" (16mm) throw deadbolt, held retracted during door swing.

Vertical Rods: 1/2" O.D. tubing, electroplated for corrosion resistance.

Projection: 3-1/4" (83mm) active, 2-3/4" (70mm) dogged.

Dogging:Standard on panic devices; single-point 1/4 turn hex key dogging. Optional: cylinder dogging, specify M52.

Mechanical dogging not available on firerated devices.

Fasteners: Standard on panic devices: machine screws and sheet metal fasteners. Standard on fire-rated devices: sex nuts and bolts. Optional on panic devices: sex nuts and bolts for use on unreinforced metal doors; specify M54.

Strike: Top: roller type. Bottom: flush mounted.

Electric Latch Retraction - MELR The Motorized Electric Latch Retraction (MELR) exit device provides remote-controlled latch retraction that delivers quiet, smooth operation for convenient, hassle-free egress. Easily installed in new applications and available as retrofit rail kit assemblies for field updates, the MELR features maintenance-free design with few moving parts using 86% less power consumption during retraction than solenoid devices. Plus, MELR is powered by a standard power supply, simplifying installation and increasing system design flexibility.

Electrical Specifications: Requires 781N Controller (120VAC input, output sequencer for one or two devices). No substitutes; using other power sources voids warranty. Requires a 4-wire electrical transfer pivot or hinge. (see below)

Solenoid: A dual retraction/holder-type solenoid. 6-9 Amp in rush @ 24VDC to 28VDC (.172 Amp holding-continuous duty.) Device bolts remain retracted for as long as the device is energized. Removal of power returns the device to the life safety, self-latching mechanical mode. Interface with central or local fire alarm system, automatic door operators, access control systems, security alarm systems, and blow open door systems.

Functions and Trims: Through-bolted lever, knob, pull and thumbpiece trims available with wide range of functions; see below for Trims and Functions.

Shim Kit: Optional for mounting device over raised vision light molding; specify M58. (see below)

Warranty: Five-year limited.




Materials: Heavy-duty cold-forged steel chassis; heavy-gauge steel mechanisms, electroplated for corrosion resistance; finished parts are brass, bronze or stainless steel; stainless steel springs; nylon bearings.


ANSI: Meets A156.3, Type 8, Grade 1. Meets A117.1 Accessibility Code.

UL/cUL: All devices listed for safety as panic hardware; devices comply with UL 305 standards for panic hardware. Three-hour fire-rated devices listed as fire exit hardware for A label and lesser class 4' x 8' single or 8' x 8' double doors; UL symbol on active case cover indicates listing.

California State Reference Code: This product has been approved by the California State Fire Marshal pursuant to section 13144.1 of the California Health and Safety Code.

NFPA: All exit devices comply with NFPA 101 Life Safety Code. All fire-rated devices comply with NFPA 80 Fire Doors and Windows.

ADA: Exit devices, lever trims and pulls comply with Americans with Disabilities Act.

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