Steel Hawk 4300 eLatch



Steel Hawk 4300 eLatch for Narrow Stile Door

The Steel Hawk 4300 eLatch Electrified Deadlatch combines non-handed, narrow backset, mechanical locking hardware with electrified access control.

Function: The 4300 eLatch combines mechanical locking hardware with electrified access control while working within standard aluminum entrance door preparations. Always operable from the inside via handle or paddle device. Entry via keyed mortise cylinder or access control element. Fail-secure lock with optional form “C” latch status monitor. The standard 4300 operates on 12, 16, or 24 volt DC power and is rated for continuous duty. Units are equipped with a quick connect plug-in type connector. Interchangeable without stile modification for MS® Deadlocks or 4500 and 4900 Deadlatches. 1-3/4” minimum door thickness required.

Operation: Turn key, apply voltage, or operate handle or paddle to release the spring-loaded latchbolt. Electrically-rated for continuous duty for timed applications. Interface with access control. Uses any standard mortise cylinder with MS® cam.


Cylinder Backset: 31/32”, 1-1/8”, and 1-1/2”

Case: Measures 15/16” x 5-13/16” x depth. Depth varies by backset (see table on catalog page). Steel with corrosion-resistant plating.

Latchbolt: 5/8” x 1” x 5/8” throw. Stainless steel.

Auxiliary Bolt: All metal. Deadlocks latchbolt to prevent “loiding” or case-knife entry.

Faceplates: Measures 1” x 6-7/8”. Both flat and radius faceplates are supplied. Flat faceplates can also be adjusted in the field for right or left beveled edge doors.

Voltage: Field-selectable to match power source of 12, 16, or 24 VAC/VDC

Current Draw/Amps:

Volts DC Continuous
12 0.440
16 0.458*
24 0.230

*Required 16 VDC adapter (P/N VA 7400-16VDC)

Strikes: Pick from optional strikes. 4304 no-cut surface mounted strike for easy retrofits. Specify mortised-flush version 4901 when covering existing MS® deadlock preparation or for new applications. 4901 is available with radius profiles for pairs of doors and with extended lips of center-hung or thick door applications doors.

Cylinder Cam: 4300 Electrified Deadlatches are operable by any standard 1-5/32” diameter mortise cylinder with MS® cam, dimensioned as shown. Cylinders with MS cams can be readily obtained from most cylinder manufacturers. See CYLINDERS for cylinder make, thumbturn and trim ring information.

RITE Pack: The Steel Hawk 4300 RITE Pack conveniently pairs the non-handed, narrow backset, electrified deadlatch with the flexibility of multiple faceplates in a single, simple package.
The RITE Pack includes one electrified deadlatch and four faceplates.
• 2 flat faceplates: one clear (628) and one dark bronze anodized finish (313)
• 2 radius faceplates: one clear (628) and one dark bronze anodized finish (313)

Options: Backset, strike, and finish must be specified when ordering. For information on handles, paddles, and levers see TRIM. Please select monitoring option.

For power sources, order 4605 Transformer with 4603 Rectifier or PS-1 Power Supply. 4612 Power Transfer Device available separately as required, see POWER.

Standard Package: Individually boxed with flat and radius faceplates, strike, and machine screws for mounting. Supplied with universal cam plug 4581 to work with specified handles or paddle operators. Cylinder, paddle, or handle available separately. Shipping weight: 1-1/4lbs.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs

2 (31/32), 3 (1-1/8), 4 (1-1/2)

Strike Option

1 (4304 surface mounted), 2 (4901 mortised 4-5/8)

Strike Shape

01 Flat / standard jamb, 02 Radius / standard stiles, 17 Flat / Centerhung 4.0" jamb, 21 Flat / Centerhung 4.5" jamb, XX Other lip length


313 Dark Bronze Anodized, 335 Black Anodized, 628 Clear Anodized


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