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Product - RSO5DC (500kg operator)

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Industrial Roller-Shutter Operator with battery backup - 500kg
CENTURION RSO5DC industrial roller-shutter operator
CENTURION RSO5DC industrial roller-shutter operator
RSO5DC wall box



The CENTURION Industrial RSO range has been designed to safely automate extremely heavy roller-shutter doors such as entrances to factories and loading bays. Each model is equipped with a heavy-duty electric motor that, coupled with a powerful gearbox, delivers maximum lifting force. In addition, a convenient manual override facility comprising a 5m chain ensures that the door can be operated even in the event of a power failure.

The RSO5DC incorporates an intelligent logic controller complete with user-friendly LCD interface for easy setup. Added to this, two 7Ah batteries provide reliable battery backup, ensuring that the RSO5DC remains in operation even in the event of a lengthy power outage. The controller also makes provision for the connection of ancillary devices such as infrared safety beams, proximity readers and keypads.

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Main features

  • Battery backup
    A 24V battery with rapid charger ensures that come low voltages, power spikes or failures, you can always get in or out!
  • Open it the way you like it...
    Rapid opening but a more tempered closing just in case a loved one or a truckload full of valuable goods is in the way, that's the sort of sophistication in motor control you can expect from the RSO5DC industrial roller-shutter operator. Added to this, you can vary the acceleration and deceleration of your roller shutter and make it move so smoothly it will do so for many years to come.
  • It's got it all
    What a pleasure to click through an almost endless list of really useful features – from multiple Modes of Operation, shutter operating parameters, Pillar Light control with pre-flash, Alarm functions, Positive Close Mode and Real Time Clock and Calendar to enable time-based features – to help diagnostic feedback.
  • Operate wirelessly, thanks to CENTURION
    Besides its code-hopping technology offering the highest level remote control security, this multichannel and multi-user CENTURION onboard receiver allows for a multi-button remote to operate any combination of the system inputs, such as trigger, Holiday Lockout, etc.
  • Reliable position control
    Two mechanical limit switches are the heroes that tame the beast, making sure that the shutter stops in the open and closed positions, every time.
  • Rock-solid mounting system
    One can imagine that it takes quite a lot of muscle to keep such a colossus suspended several meters in the air – fortunately, CENTURION’s custom-made RSO mounting plates are more than up to the challenge, and includes vertical slots for easy adjustment of the operator.


Compare RSO models

Features and Functionality RSO5R RSO5R3P RSO5RE RSO5 RSO5DC RSO9
Max. shutter weight 500kg 500kg  500kg


500kg 900kg
Power source type Single-phase Three-phase  Single-phase Single-phase Single-phase Three-phase
Battery backup - -  - - Yes -
Integrated wall-pendant Yes Yes  Yes Yes D-Series controller Yes
LCD interface - -  - - Yes -
Manual override facility Yes Yes  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hand chain Yes Yes  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Safety Beam Input - -  -


Yes -
Input for ancillary devices, e.g. keypads, pushbuttons, etc. - -  -


Yes -
Courtesy light input - -  -


Yes -
Autoclose - -  -


Yes -
Local test button - -  - Yes Yes -
Multiple operating modes - -  -


Yes -
ChronoGuard - -  -


Yes -
Onboard receiver - -  - - Yes -
Beam alarm modes - -  - - Yes -
Adjustable speed - -  -


Yes -
Dual brake system - -  - Yes - -







View Technical Details


RSO Model Range Technical Data
Input voltage 220 - 240V AC 380V AC (three phase)  220V - 240V AC 220 - 240V AC 220 - 240V AC 380V AC (three phase)
Motor voltage 230V AC 380V AC  230V AC 230V AC 24V DC 380V AC
Motor power supply N/A N/A  N/A N/A Battery driven - 2A charger N/A
Duty cycle 20% 30%  40% 20% 35% 30%
Daily operations - max. 200 320  430 200 350 320
Power (W)


360W  375W 360W 220W 550W
Motor Speed


1780rpm  1780rpm 1780rpm 1440rpm 1780rpm
Door Travel Speed


100mm/sec  74mm/sec





3.5A 1Ø

1.5 - 2A 3Ø  3A 1Ø 3.7A 1Ø 4.6A 1Ø 2.2A 3Ø
Time Rating

7 min

10 min  30 minutes 10 min 7-8 min 8 min
Temperature Protector


70°C  125°C 105°C 70°C 115°C
Output Shaft Rotation


35rpm  28rpm 35rpm 50rpm 17rpm
Gear Ratio 34:1 55:1  64:1 51:1 55:1 105:1
Gear Transmission Single-row oblique gear Single-row oblique gear  Double-layer planetary gear Single-row oblique gear Double-layer oblique gear Double-layer oblique gear
Gear Box Material



 Cast-iron Aluminium


Drive Type Quick coupling/chain/gear-driven Chain-driven  Chain-driven Quick coupling/chain/gear-driven Chain-driven Chain-driven
Sprocket 9T 9T  9T 9T 9T 10T
Chain 5/8 inch 5/8 inch  5/8 inch 5/8 inch 5/8 inch 1 inch
Length 540mm 540mm  530mm 570mm 410mm 600mm
Net weight 12.7kg 12.8kg  20.2kg 18.8kg 9.64kg 22.1kg
Gross weight 13.5kg 13.5kg  21.0kg 13.6kg 10.4kg 23.0kg
Packing Dimensions 546mm x 270mm x 200mm 570mm x 265mm x 210mm  665mm x 260mm x 200mm 546mm x 270mm x 200mm 570mm x 265mm x 210mm 600mm x 345mm x 245mm

Minimum clearance required for installation

Operator Minimum 'A' dimensions
RSO5R 590mm
RSO5R3P 590mm
RSO5RE 580mm
RSO5 620mm
RSO5DC 460mm



The 'A' dimension refers to the minimum amount of space needed to install each operator, i.e. the distance from the side of the shutter box to the first obstruction (e.g. a pillar)



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