SDC 1511 EMLock, 1650lbs holding force Gr 1 Magnetic Lock

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SDC 1511 EMLock, 1650lbs holding force Gr 1 Magnetic Lock

$385.70 $551.00


SDC 1500 series EMLocks® include a lifetime warranty and are available in 650lbs, 1200lbs, and 1650lbs holding force. Compatible with any access control system, all EmLocks® are adaptable to virtually any application utilizing Top Jamb or Glass Door mounting kits. The epoxy-less design provides a superior appearance with a plated or anodized finish on all sides. The interlocking EZ mount assembly leaves hands free for wiring and securing of mounting screws. EMLocks® are UL Listed and ANSI Grade 1 compliant.

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Specify Finish (V - Aluminum Standard, all other special order 4-weeks):


Product Details

SDC’s patented EMLock® design represents the pinnacle of magnetic lock evolution. The modular EMLock® assembly makes them easy to stock, install, upgrade and maintain.

EmLock EZ Upgrade Kits

Field upgradeable by distributors, installers and maintenance staff. No need to ever remove a lock from the frame to upgrade or exchange internal components.

Upgrade Modules Include:

  • Relock Delay Timer
  • Magnetic Bond Sensor
  • Door Status Sensors
  • Anti-Tamper Switch
  • Holding Force Upgrade
  • Energy Saver Upgrade


  • 1511V (standard) Single EmLock - 1,650 lbs, V - aluminum finish


  • Input Voltage: Dual voltage Sensing 12/24 VDC
    • 350mA @ 24VDC
    • 670mA @ 12VDC
  • Size: 11 inches L x 2.75 inches H x 1-9/16 inches D (279.4 x 69.9 x 39.7 mm)


  • D - Door Position Sensor: Indicates door open and door closed. SPDT Dry, 250 mA @ 30VDC.
  • B - Magnetic Bond Sensor: Indicates locked and unlocked, low holding power, tampering and obstruction between armature and magnetic core. SPDT Dry, 250 mA @ 30VDC.
  • T - Adjustable Timer: Built-in field adj. 0-30 sec. re-lock delay.
  • L - Bi-color Status LED Indicator: Field selectable Red, Green, or Amber (requires field installation and additional wiring)
    • Indicates lock energized when wired to lock input.
    • Indicates de-energized/unlocked or “Enter/Go” when wired to optional timer module.
    • Indicates energized and de-energized or “Enter/Go” when wired to access control auxiliary output.
    • Indicates door is closed and locked and door is unlocked when wired to BA.
  • A - Anti-tamper Sensor: Indicates access cover removal. SPDT Dry, 1amp @ 30VDC.

Made in the USA

Also Known As
SZ-1511V, SDC-1511V
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2 Questions asked on SDC 1511 EMLock, 1650lbs holding force Gr 1 Magnetic Lock

Q eric Anderson • 08/18/2021, 8:50:06 AM Is the SDC 1511 EMLock rated for outdoor use?
A 08/20/2021, 11:00:39 AM No, the 1511 EMLock is not rated for outdoor use. For an outdoor rated solution, please see the SDC E6200 magnetic lock or give us a call for further assistance with this project 1-866-500-5625
Q Ryan Grijalva • 08/22/2023, 2:54:30 PM How much force would this hold in a shear direction?
A 08/23/2023, 11:47:50 AM The 1511 magnetic lock is not designed to be used in a shear-direction installation. Please see the part number (1561) for a specialized shear-lock rated for 2,000lbs of holding force. To go over any additional questions regarding these locks or to discuss your project in further detail, please give us a call direct at 1-866-500-5625