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Photon infrared gate safety beams deliver exceptional performance coupled with wireless technology
Photon infrared gate safety beams
Photon infrared gate safety beams
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Safety has never been so quick and easy – thanks to wireless technology! Introducing CENTURION’s new Photon infrared gate safety beam with a wireless transmitter. Photon makes short work of achieving a safe automation system for even the most challenging of installations.
With a wireless transmitter there’s no need to tunnel under the driveway. Simply align, attach and you’re away!

The transmitter is completely wireless – being powered via two AA Alkaline batteries – obviating the need for tunnelling and digging and subsequent defacement of one’s driveway for the purpose of running cables.  Not only does this arrangement allow for significant flexibility and fewer restrictions when it comes to mounting the beams, but it dramatically reduces material and labour costs.

Main features

  • Wireless transmitter
    So you want the ultimate in gate safety, but don’t necessarily want to ruin your beautiful cobblestone driveway to get it.  No problem!  The Photon infrared gate safety beams makes use of a completely wireless transmitter, allowing you to leave tunnelling and burrowing to the moles and saving you precious time and money.
  • Easy on the eye
    Who says safe can’t be sexy? Photon is only 50mm wide, making it unobtrusive and aesthetically pleasing. With sleek curves and attractive slim-line construction, these CENTURIONs are sure to enhance the aesthetics of any entrance lucky enough to be protected by them.
  • Fully weatherproof enclosure
    Mother Nature is a fickle dame, that much is true, but luckily Photon’s fully weatherproof enclosure ensures that the electronics will never bear the brunt of her outbursts. Oh, and did we mention that it’s ant-proof too?
  • Long-distance performer
    “No limits” is the maxim by which we engineered our semi-wireless safety beams and, with a 10m operating range, Photon is ideal for almost any entrance gate.
  • Compatible with Intruder-detection Alarms
    Safety and security has always gone hand in hand, and Photon infrared gate safety beams further enhance this happy union via full compatibility with the Intruder-detection Alarms (a world first) found on certain CENTURION operators.
  • Low power consumption
    The wireless transmitter beam requires only two AA batteries (included in the kit) to deliver five years of reliable operation. Low current-draw throughout the system means greater efficiency and a longer battery life, so you’ll have reliable automated gate safety for years to come.

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Photon infrared gate safety beams with wireless technology
Data Description

Power supply


2 x AA Alkaline Batteries (Supplied)*

12 – 24V AC
12 – 30V DC

Receiver power consumption

30mA @ 12V DC

Transmitter battery life

Minmum 2 years

Battery Low Indication

Audible Beep

Specified operating distance



Automatic – 1m² @ 10m**

Output Contact Fail-safe, N/C and N/O, potential free contact
Output Contact Rating 3A @ 30V DC Non-inductive
 Operating Temperature  -15°C - +65°C
Operating Humidity  0 - 90° Non-condensing
Housing Material ABS
Degree of Protection IP54




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