Centurion D2 Turbo and D5 Evo are popular light, domestic sliding gate motors available in the market. They are easy to install, configure and make our lives more convenient by automating the gate operation.

Backed by Centurion’s industry-leading construction quality and design, both the sliding gate operators come with a great battery backup, gate speed, usage frequency, and capable of operating heavy-duty residential gates.

Deciding and comparing which is a better product can be a challenging task for new homeowners who are looking forward to installing a gate operator on their sliding gates. To help you avoid trouble, we created this quick comparison guide to assist you in making a better buying decision. So without any delay, let’s get started.

Centurion D2 Turbo Sliding Gate Motor:
Features & Strengths

Centurion D2 Turbo is a fast, reliable, and cost-effective operator with durable construction quality. It is capable of operating sliding gates weighing up to 250kg at a speed of 433mm/second and comes with an IP54 rated casing to protect the Gearmotor from dirt, moisture, and insect colonization.
Here are its key features & strengths:


Configure speed the way you like it

Centurion D2 Turbo offers low-speed and high-speed options, so you can decide how fast your gate can open and close. You can configure it easily from the controller.

Safety guaranteed with Adaptive Collision Sensing

Adaptive collision sensing is a crucial safety feature that stops the gate operation when your car, pet, kid, or any family member accidentally comes in the way.

Offers Reliable Battery Backup

Centurion D2 Turbo offers reliable battery backup, so it can continue to function normally during power blackouts, outages, or power failure in your city. The compact in-built battery has a 5Ah capacity that can be upgraded over to 7Ah on demand.

Easy to install and operate

The sliding gate operator doesn’t demand any complex gate construction for installation. It is easy to install with the help of a foundation plate, clever jacking system, and convenient to set up. All you have to do is select the timer function on the first dial, the time duration on the second dial, and push the middle button to activate the gate operator.


  • Safe, cost-effective, and reliable solution for residential premises
  • Easy to install, configure and set up
  • Offers reliable battery backup and exclusive features, without any extra cost

Centurion D5 Evo Sliding Gate Motor: Features & Strengths

Centurion D5-Evo is a powerful sliding gate operator engineered exclusively for domestic and light-industrial applications. Compared to Centurion D2 it is faster, offers more battery backup, and capable of moving gates weighing up to 500kg. Plus, it comes with an LCD-based controller that makes setting up the sliding gate motor quick and easy. Based on our experience with the product,
Here are its key features & strengths:


Comes with Powerful Battery Backup

Centurion D5 Evo comes with a reliable and remarkable battery backup that guarantees smooth and uninterrupted performance when the power runs out.

Allows The Gate To Open in Both Directions

The rapid acceleration and deacceleration capability enable the D5 Evo operator to open the gate in both directions, in a smooth and reliable way.

Features beginner-friendly LCD-Interface supported by Three Buttons

The D5 operator is easy to set up and configure, thanks to its user-friendly LCD interface from where you can control its useful features like multiple operation modes, operating parameters, pillar light control with pre-flash, and emergency alarm functions.

Comes with Chronoguard Timer Technology for Better Convenience

While designing the D-5 Evo sliding gate operator, Centurion put user-convenience and automation on priority and powered the product with Chronoguard Timer Technology. It is an advanced time automation algorithm that lets you automate the process of locking gates on holidays, turning on pillar lights when the sun goes down and restricting access to unauthorized visitors.


  • Comes with high-end features
  • Automates most of the recurring tasks easily
  • Impressive gate-operating speed of 22m/min
Specification D2-Turbo D5-Evo
Gate Mass – Maximum 250kg 500kg
Gate length – Maximum 20m 100m
Gate speed 24m/min 18 – 22m/min
Manual Override Lockable with key release 45%
Motor power supply Battery-driven (standard capacity – 12V 5Ah) Battery-driven (standard capacity – 12V 7Ah)
Motor push force – starting 18kgf 30kgf
Motor push force – rated 9kgf 17kgf
Motor voltage 12V DC 12V DC
Manual Override Lockable with key release 45%
Duty cycle – mains present 10% 50%
Collision sensing Electronic Electronic
Input voltage 90V – 240V AC ± 10%, 50Hz 90V – 240V AC +/-10% @ 50Hz
Receiver code storage capacity 32 transmitter buttons 500 transmitter buttons
Mass of unit packed 4.83kg 10kg
Applications Domestic Domestic and Light-Industrial
Warranty 2-year 2-year
Operating Temperature -15°C to +50°C -15°C to +50°C
LCD Interface No Yes
Chronoguard Timer No Yes
Operating Modes Standard, Open Only, Reversing, Pre-Flashing Standard, Condominium, Reversing, PLC, and Deadman Control Mode
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Editor’s Note: Both Centurion D2-Turbo and D5-Evo are available in low-voltage models. They are ideal for locations where the main power on the main gate is not available. These models need an input voltage of 10V – 20V AC, 10V – 28V DC (D2 Turbo) and 15V – 19V AC, 21V – 26V DC (D5 Evo) for operation respectively. Plus, you can also power them with the help of solar solutions.

Which is a Better Buy – Let Stebilex Systems Help You.

On comparing the technical specs, pros, cons, and features, it looks clear that Centurion D5-Evo is a clear winner, It comes with extra features, allows automation in routine tasks, and provides extra security with the alarm feature. However, Centurion D2-Turbo is a good buy for homeowners looking for a cost-effective, secure, and reliable sliding gate operator for their residence entrance gate.

Thanks for reading, we hope our comparison guide was helpful to you in deciding the right sliding gate operator model. If you still have some questions regarding the topic, feel free to contact Stebilex Systems today and our product experts will guide you throughout the buying journey.

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