BEA BODYGUARD-T Overhead Presence Sensor For Automatic Doors


BEA’s BODYGUARD-T is an overhead presence sensor designed for pedestrian automatic doors.

The BODYGUARD-T provides threshold protection during the door open state. It is designed to prevent a closed door from opening and an open door from closing when a person is in the detection zone.

The sensor is easy to install and adjustments can be made by using the BEA remote control

Overhead presence sensor

Versatile sensor can be used on single swing, simultaneous pair, dual egress and folding doors when coupled with an interface / lockout device

Customized detection

Separate pattern width, depth and sensitivity for open and closed door states for maximum flexibility

Standards compliant

Fully monitored internally, capable of external monitoring

Visible Indication

Visible LED indicates connection between sensor and door control


Technology Active Infrared
Detection Mode Presence
Installation Height (variable) 9’ 0” maximum (recommended: 6’ 6” – 8’ 0”)
Mounting Angles
Bodyguard Only
With Bodymount
5°, 10° ( factory default setting: 5° )
0°, 5°, 10°
Power Supply 12 – 24 VAC / VDC ±10%
Frequency 50 – 60 Hz
Maximum Contact Voltage
Maximum Contact Current
Maximum Power Supply
60 VDC / 125 VAC
1 A
30 W (DC), 60 VA (AC)
Relay Hold Time 0.5 – 9 s
Operating Temperature −22 °F – 140 °F
Immunity Immune to electrical and radio frequency interference
Cable 4’
Weight 1 lb 11 oz
Dimensions 12” (W) × 2” (H) × 2” (D)
Material Aluminum & ABS plastic
Housing Black anodized aluminum

* To use the Bodyguard-T sensor with unmonitored door controls that supply AC voltage or unfiltered DC voltage, the Rectifier Module (Part # 20.5411) must be used with the sensor to disable the monitoring function.


BEA BODYGUARD-T Overhead Presence Sensor For Automatic Doors

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