DORMA Design Basic system

Independent emergency exit control for individual doors DORMA Design Basic System

The DORMA Design Basic System as electrical locking system in emergency exit doors comes with all the elegance of our System 55 modular design. The newly developed independent emergency exit system for concealed flush mounting provides reliable emergency exit control for individual doors herever a network solution is either not necessary or not possible.


The DORMA Design Basic System for the prevention of the door abuse in emergency exit and escape routes (as prescribed e.g. by prEN 13637 consists of an emergency pushbutton, a keyswitch, a control unit, a power supply unit (or optional power supply by others) and an door locking device. Also available as an optional extra is an emergency escape lock with automatic locking action compliant with e.g. German insurance regulations. The emergency exit system can also be operated via an access control system.

  • Extremely attractive solution for providing reliable emergency exit control, even in buildings with only a few emergency exit doors.
  • Easy to fit with installation in deep-set standard flushmounting device boxes.
  • System 55 suitable for combination with all DORMA cover trims (“frames”) and similar components of many other leading international suppliers such as GIRA Berker, Merten, Jung.
  • Internal wiring via plug-in ribbon cable.
  • Monitoring module LEDs instantly indicate door status.
  • Locking/unlocking via integrated keyswitch and momentary contact control mechanism.
  • Illuminated emergency pushbutton under transparent lens with anti-tamper contact for effective protection against misuse.