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Metro Tripod Turnstiles

Compact and cost effective

Traditional turnstile technology precision engineered to suit any modern public transport fare collection system

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Effective Fare Collection

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    Simple and Effective

    Classic design with small footprint for indoor or outdoor use

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    Prevents Fare Evasion

    Photocell and IR sensors prevent unauthorised passage and fraud attempts

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    Robust and Durable

    316 grade stainless steel construction for years of reliable use

Electro-Mechanical Head Mechanism

• Positive locking action for one passage at a time

• Self-centering mechanism to ensure complete rotation into the home position

• Hydraulic damper to ensure smooth operation

• Anti-backup device to prevent reverse rotation once the mechanism has moved from 60° from home

Power Failure / Fire Alarm

• Either one or both directions can be fail-safe (standard), i.e. rotates freely, or fail lock, i.e. locks in the home position

• Fire alarm - emergency input. Input facility available for free voltage contact to effect fail-state

• Mechanism fail state will be the same as power failure choice

• Drop arm option: the horizontal arm drops to create passage for evacuation


• LL2001Lite microprocessor control logic

• One input for opening/locking in each direction

• Two protected outputs controlling opening/locking

• Four protected outputs piloting way mode indicators

• Two protected outputs counting passage in either direction

• Two OV output relays indicating availability of use or counting passage in either direction

• Two open collector NPN outputs to count passage or to indicate availability of use in either direction or activate the optional drop arm

• Features a Serial Port - RS485


Key Specifications

  • Mechanism: The Hercules electromechanical platform is designed for mass transit applications. It provides higher efficiency in avoiding the passage of non-authorised users.
  • Locking: Positive locking action for one passage at a time
  • Rotation: Self-centering mechanism to ensure complete rotation into the home position. Anti-backup device to prevent reverse rotation once the mechanism has moved 60° from home
  • Operation: Hydraulic damper to ensure smooth operation
  • Anti-backup device: to prevent reverse rotation once the mechanism has moved 60° from home


  • Materials Casework: 304 Grade Stainless Steel
  • Materials Casework Lid: 304 Grade Stainless Steel
  • Materials Tripod Hub Hercules: Cast Aluminium with painted grey finish
  • Materials Tripod Arms: 38mm Dia. 480mm 304 Grade
  • Materials: Satin polished stainless steel with welded end caps
  • Options: Card reader integration, remote control, push button control, pictograms, LCD counter, drop arm, ATT-ITC (Alarm, Improper Transit Control)