Alvarado SU4500 Swinging Barrier Optical Turnstile

The SU4500 is a barrier optical turnstile by Alvarado. This unit boasts a compact design which makes it a great option for facilities requiring secured access in areas where space is limited. The SU4500 comes in a variety of finish options, offering a visually appealing, durable, and dependable turnstile.

  • Compact 38″ cabinet length
  • Optional edge-lit LED illumination with user programmable transition effects
  • Accepts all types of credential and biometric readers
  • Add center cabinets to create multiple lane configurations
  • Integrates to new or existing access control system
  • Crystal clear swinging and fixed side panels
  • Cabinet finish and lid color options to blend with any environment
  • Custom etching and illumination options
  • Card in/card out; card in/free exit; either or both directions closed for use
  • Superior unauthorized passage and unauthorized presence detection
  • Motorized panels open quickly and smoothly away from the user
  • Download configuration changes and custom audio sounds over a TCP/IP network
  • Brushless closed loop DC drive system
  • Software adjustable panel holding force and operating speed
  • Multiple operation modes
  • Designed for continued use and maintenance free performance
  • Strategically placed sensors prevent panel impact with persons or objects
  • Closed-loop drive system provides pinpoint control of moving panels
  • Free egress in emergencies or upon loss of power
  • Software adjustable panel holding force

Many available options, including:
• Side panel lighting package that allows customizable illumination and color transitions in any RGB color
• Custom etching
• Custom lid colors and cabinet finishes
• Card and biometric access reader integration
• Elevator destination dispatch integration
• Floor-saver platform

Cabinets can be plated in brass or bronze finishes

Our turnstile cabinets can be powder coated in a variety of colors to complement any interior environment. Additionally, cabinets can be plated in brass or bronze finishes.


UL Rated Power Supply 110-240VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 20W (idle)
40W (operating)
65W (peak)
Operational Voltage VDC, 24/12/5


1- Common Input Signal Ground

1- Valid Entry Card

1- Valid Card Exit

1- Free Passage Entry

1- No Passage Mode Entry

1- No Passage Mode Exit

1- Free Passage Entry Mode

1- Free Passage Exit Mode

1- Single Override Entry

1- Single Override Exit

1- Visitor Mode for Free Passage in Entry or Exit Direction

1- Emergency Override



1- Authorized Passage Entry

1- Authorized Passage Exit

1- Unauthorized Passage Entry

1- Unauthorized Passage Exit

1- Unauthorized Presence Entry

1- Unauthorized Presence Exit

1- Blocked Sensor

1-Free Passage Exit

1- Door Held Open

1- Barrier Broken Away

12 Month Manufacturers Warranty. Avant-Garde Turnstiles warranty and preventative maintenance programs are available for this product. 

This unit is mounted with anchor bolts to the floor in the middle post.  The panels that are on the end are connected to a floor bracket.  The unit is very stable and will resist twisting when being bumped into in your scenario.

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