MSS Maximum Security Switches

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Used to provide nearly undefeatable door monitoring in the highest security areas

Product Features

  • Used to monitor the open/closed status of doors, windows, gates, machinery safety barriers or other moving assemblies
  • Supplied in three versions for different environments:
  • For door with hollow frame, MSS-1 provides a jacketed cable
  • For other types of openings, MSS-1G includes a 3-foot [936mm] stainless steel cable
  • For Standard ANSI 4-7/8" strike cutout, MSS-1C is a concealed unit
  • Anti tamper output (MSS-1 and MSS-1G)
  • False alarm reduction
  • MagnaCare® lifetime replacement, no fault warranty

Specification Data

  • Main Output: SPDT at max of 125mA at 24V; 250mA at 12V
  • Tamper Output: Closed when secure; open to alarm - 1 Amp max current
  • Operating Temperature: -40 to +150F [-40 to +65C]
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs.


Part # Description
MSS-1 Magnetic Switch - High Security
MSS-1C Magnetic Switch - High Security, Concealed
MSS-1C-RT Magnetic Switch - High Security, Surface Mount, Concealed w/ Remote Test
MSS-1G Magnetic Switch - High Security, Surface Mount
MSS-1-RT Magnetic Switch - High Security w/ Remote Test


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