In The Spotlight | Centurion D5 SMART Gate Motor

 The intelligent choice

Centurion`s brand essence is “making your life easier” and, with the D5 SMART, Centurion Systems says “We believe that we have created a product that is the very embodiment of this mission statement. Taking what we’ve learned through more than 30 years of being the market leader in access automation, we are bringing you a solution that gives you everything from intelligent reporting to easy mobile-based setup and operation. With unsurpassed convenience and control at your fingertips, you’ll love using the D5 SMART.”

Main features


  • The perfect balance between security and safety with a top speed of up to 36 metres per minute 

Diagnostics and logging 

  • Makes your life easier with advanced diagnostic feedback
  • Intelligent logging and reporting

Wireless user interface 

  • Wireless and effortless – easy setup and configuration from your smartphone

SMART hardware 

  • Provides the best experience for installers and end-users alike with easy access to mounting hardware and optimised cable management for the neatest installation around

All the most innovative technological features 

  • Onboard multichannel NOVA receiver with 1500 button memory
  • Wireless and effortless – easy setup and configuration from your smartphone
  • 24V system capable of performing more operations and offering extended battery backup and power failure autonomy
  • New and improved theft-resistant cage with a patented design offering outstanding security and peace of mind
  • Vibration sensor that can be connected to a third-party device to notify you in the event that the gate motor is being tampered with
  • Intelligent battery charger with onboard diagnostics and SMART communication between the charger and the controller
  • Improved position control system incorporating hall effect technology – highly resistant to interference
  • Individually-configurable inputs and outputs
  • Convenient and intuitive single-action manual release


Technical Data


Input voltage

90V – 240V AC +/-10% @ 50Hz1

Current consumption (Mains)


Battery charger current output


Maximum number of operations per day


Duty cycle – Mains present 2,3


Motor voltage

24V DC

Motor power supply

Battery-driven (Standard Capacity – 2x12V)5

Current consumption (motor at rated load)


Input / Output sink currents (Max accessory current draw)

I/O 1-4

100mA (12/24V)

I/O 5 and 6

3A (12/24V) 10sec Pulse

Motor push force – starting


Motor push force – rated


Gate mass – maximum


Gate length – maximum


Gate speed (varies with load)4

30m/min @ 17kgf

Manual Override

Lockable with key release

Operations in standby with 6Ah battery

Half day 5, 6


Full day 5, 6


Collision Sensing


Operating temperature range

-15°C to +50°C

On-board receiver type

Code-hopping multichannel receiver with selective add and delete

Receiver code storage capacity

1500 Remotes7

Receiver frequency


Degree of protection


Mass of unit packed (with standard kit, but excl. rack and battery)



But, What Else Can the D5 SMART Do?

1. Can operate off a solar supply, consult your local dealer for assistance
2. Based on 25°C ambient temperature and unit not in direct sunlight
3. Based on a motor push force of less than 50% of rated (Starting and Running forces)
4. Gate opening and closing speeds can be configured to run slower depending
on the requirements of individual installations
5. Can increase battery capacity for longer standby times
6. Based on 4m gate, excluding all accessories
7. Multiple buttons per remote can be used

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