The suitable operator
For swing gates with large posts
New SOMMER twist AM is particularly suitable for yard gates with the extra large posts (up to approx. 60 x 60 cm) found predominantly in France and southern Europe. For swing gates with a maximum leaf width of 2.5 m and a maximum leaf weight of 250 kg.
Safe and flexible:
Restriction of closing forces acc. to EN 12453 by electronic motor monitoring
1- and 2-leaf operation possible
State-of-the-art bidirectional SOMloq2 radio technology offers additional security
FM 868.95 MHz
Further settings available with SOMlink
Quick emergency release even with full load in the event of power failure
Battery pack for power failures (optional)
Environmentally friendly and cost-effective (uses <0.5 watt in standby mode)
Everything you need
SOMMER twist AM for 1-leaf or 2-leaf swing gates is a ready-for-use set which includes a handheld transmitter, a photo eye and a warning light. Easy installation of optional modules. Inexpensive upgrades. Modular system.
twist AM (master)
- A gear motor (made in Germany) with just one additional gear wheel offers great stability and reliability.
- Lockable, weatherproof housing
twist AM (slave)
- Available in set for 2-leaf gates
- Identical to master, except for certain additional parts
An operator like no other.
SOMMER twist AM can be used for one-leaf or two-leaf operation. The control unit and transformer are integrated in the operator (master) – making it both compact and quiet. The high-quality DC gear motor with hall sensor ensures low wear and a long useful life. The bidirectional SOMloq2 radio system is convenient with secure encryption.
Intelligent control technology
Automated learning processQuick programming of end positions and operating forces with few reference drives
Various response patternsfor photo eyes indoors/outdoors
Automatic closing function60 s SOT, reduced to 5 s after detection by photo eye
Possible to program basic settingsusing an 8 DIP switch
Automatic repetition of command
Transmitter confirms receipt (vibration)
40 memory positionsPossible expansion to 450 memory positions using optional “Memo” module
Gear-saving soft start/stopwithout loss of thrust, thanks to electronic motor monitoring
Wide range of connections and functionsCan be used without any additional programming tool
SOMlink Service-InterfaceService info and versatile setting options
Four radio channels with assigned functionsCH 1 = Pulse
CH 2 = Only active leaf
CH 3 = Defined OPEN
CH 4 = Defined CLOSE
Secure radio frequencyRolling code with 128 Bit AES encryption
Coded, copy-protected product software
Bidirectional SOMloq2 radio systemRadio signals are transmitted in both directions. The handheld transmitter receives feedback that the radio command has been received or of the gate position
You can find all technical details as a PDF download
Plug and Play
The modular system structure makes it possible to expand the SOMMER twist AM with accessories. All accessories are easy to install since sockets are colour-coded and exactly labelled.
Used to expand the memory to 450 handheld transmitter commands. During service, saved data can be easily adopted for a new operator.
In the event of a power failure, the battery pack supplies energy to the gate operator for up to 12 hours with a maximum of 10 gate cycles (OPEN/CLOSE). The battery pack is automatically recharged during normal operation.
35 years of experience
Made in Germany.
SOMMER and our subsidiaries and partners worldwide offer you everything from a single source. Our hardware and software is developed completely in-house and is renowned for the outstanding quality and innovative technology “Made in Germany”.
You can find more information on the company at www.sommer.eu