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2205 Series

Overhead Door Floor Mount Magnetic Contact


The 2205A-L overhead door magnetic contact is designed for use in environments where a heavy-duty unit is required.  the floor mount units are constructed using a rugged low-profile extruded aluminum switch housing and a cast aluminum magnet housing.  The reed switch assembly is fully encased in GE Security's exclusive polyurethane potting material to prevent damage due to moisture or humidity.

A wide operating gap of up to 3 inches makes installation easy and helps prevent false alarms caused by loose-fitting doors.  The contacts are available with a universal-style magnet that allows for greater installation flexibility.

  • Miniature, low-profile design

  • Stainless steel armored cable for added security and reliability

  • Wide operating gap for overhead doors

  • Model available for high-security applications

  • Fully sealed switch

  • Mounting hardware included

2205 Series

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Catalog Numbers

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166 Series Actuator Only / Universal Magnet


N.O. 7.5W/VA 3 Inch Sense Range
100V AC/DC max., 0.5A max., 7.5W/VA max.


SPDT 3W/VA 3 Inch Sense Range
30V AC/DC max., 0.25A max., 3W/VA max.


SPDT 3W/VA 3 Inch Sense Range with Universal Magnet
30V AC/DC max., 0.25A max., 3W/VA max.




Agency Approvals

  • UL and ULC Listed


  • Color: Anodized Aluminum
  • Construction: Aluminum
  • Contact Configuration: SPDT
  • Depth (Nominal): 1.5 in.
  • Enclosure Material: Aluminum (L)
  • Environmental Specifications: Hermetically sealed reed switch encapsulated in polyurethane
  • Gap Distance (Max): 3.0 in
  • Height (Nominal): 1.5 in
  • Lead Length (Nominal): 3.0 ft
  • Lead Type: Stainless steel armored cable
  • Length (Nominal): 3.5 in.
  • Life Cycles (Under Dry Circuit) (Nominal): 1.0E7
  • Life Cycles (Under Full Load) (Nominal): 100,000
  • Loop Configuration: Open or Closed
  • Mounting Hole Distance (Nominal): 2.25 in
  • Mounting Option - Magnetic Contacts: Overhead
  • Notes: Gap distances are nominal--make distance +/- 20%. Gap specifications are for switch to make. Break distance is approximate.
  • Operating Temperature: -40F - 150F
  • Response Time (Nominal): 1.0 ms
  • Sense Range (Nominal): 3.0 in.
  • Width (Nominal): 3.5 in