With dozens of aesthetic and technical customization options available, our optical turnstiles standout in both form and function. Options vary by model and include:


For more information please call us at +1 (909) 951-8431 or click here to submit an electronic inquiry.


With dozens of aesthetic and technical customization options available, our optical turnstiles standout in both form and function. Options vary by model and include:


For more information please call us at +1 (909) 951-8431 or click here to submit an electronic inquiry.



Our turnstile cabinets can be powder coated in a variety of colors to complement any interior environment. Additionally, cabinets can be plated in brass or bronze finishes.

Custom Cabinet Examples




Alternate lid colors and materials are available, complementing existing floors and furniture.

Custom Lid Examples




Side panels can be illuminated to enhance aesthetics and provide visual notification of credential status.

Side Panels Illumination Examples




Moving barriers for the SU5000 optical turnstile are available in low (35”), mid (46”) and high (69”) heights.

Moving barrier widths may also be customized to meet unique installation requirements where the standard 28″ and 36″ barrier widths are not specified (available only with Alvarado’s SU5000 and SU4500 optical turnstiles).

 Alternate Barrier Height Examples




Side panels and clear moving barriers can be etched with your company logo, text or artwork.

Custom Panel Etching Examples




Floor saver platforms enable easy installation of Alvarado’s optical turnstiles without drilling or trenching into flooring. Interior conduit channels provide paths for power, data, and access control wiring.

Platform Examples




Alvarado’s optical turnstiles integrate with all types of RFID, barcode and biometric readers. While most credential readers can be custom fitted directly into the turnstile’s lids, external mounting options are also available.

Reader Integration Examples




Alvarado’s optical turnstiles integrate easily with emerging technologies, including elevator dispatch systems.

Elevator Dispatch Examples




As a finishing touch for your installation, Alvarado offers a number of options to close off open spaces around our turnstiles.

Infill Examples




Pressure-sensitive load cells are installed underneath the turnstile’s lid to detect an unauthorized user attempting to climb over.


Alvarado’s GateKeeper is the real-time configuration and monitoring software solution for Alvarado optical turnstiles. GateKeeper’s browser-based virtual control panel application allows control of day-to-day operating functions. It includes a built-in scheduling application that allows operational changes to be scheduled and automatically implemented at user defined times.


Our turnstile cabinets can be powder coated in a variety of colors to complement any interior environment. Additionally, cabinets can be plated in brass or bronze finishes.

Custom Cabinet Examples




Custom lid colors and materials are available to complement existing floors and interiors.

Custom Lid Examples




Side panels can be illuminated to enhance aesthetics and provide visual notification of credential status.

Side Panels Illumination Examples




Standard moving barriers heights for the SU5000 optical turnstile are 35”, 46” and 69”. The moving barriers for the SU4500 optical turnstile are available in a 35” height.

Standard moving barrier widths for both the SU5000 and SU4500 are 28″ and 36″, but can be customized to meet unique installation requirements.

 Alternate Barrier Height Examples




Side panels and moving barriers can be etched with your company logo, text or artwork.

Custom Panel Etching Examples




Floor saver platforms enable easy installation of Alvarado’s optical turnstiles without drilling or trenching into flooring. Interior conduit channels provide paths for power, data, and access control wiring.

Platform Examples




Alvarado’s optical turnstiles integrate with all types of RFID, barcode and biometric readers. Standard sized RFID readers can be installed underneath the lid. Larger or additional readers can be custom integrated per customer requirements.

Reader Integration Examples




Alvarado’s optical turnstiles integrate easily with emerging technologies, including elevator dispatch systems.

Elevator Dispatch Examples




As a finishing touch for your installation, Alvarado offers a number of options to close off open spaces around our turnstiles.

Infill Examples




Pressure-sensitive lids detect an unauthorized user climb over attempt.


Alvarado’s GateKeeper is the real-time configuration and monitoring software solution for Alvarado optical turnstiles. GateKeeper’s browser-based virtual control panel allows control of day-to-day operating functions and includes a built-in scheduling application that allows operational changes to be scheduled and automatically implemented at user defined times.



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