Schlage ALX53L RHO (Rhodes) Entrance Lever Lock (Less Cylinder)

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  • ANSI/BHMA Certified A156.2, Grade 2
  • ANSI Function F109 – Entrance
  • Less conventional cylinder (sold separately)

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Schlage ALX53L RHO Grade-2 Cylindrical Lever Lock, Entrance Function, Rhodes Lever, Less Conventional Cylinder

ANSI Function F109 – Key cylinder outside; push/turn button inside; deadlatch. Inside button locks outside lever by pushing button or pushing and turning button. Pushed button: unlock with key outside or by rotating inside lever. Pushed/turned button: key outside retracts latch only; unlock by returning inside button to home position then using key or rotating inside lever. Inside lever always free for immediate egress.

  • Less Cylinder – Add cylinder
  • For medium to heavy-duty commercial door applications
  • Field selectable Vandlgard® feature – Converts to ALXV53
  • Accommodates 1-3/8″ to 1-3/4″ door thickness with minimal chassis adjustment
  • Deep-drawn spindle with 5 points of lever engagement minimizes droop and wobble
  • Grade 1 compression springs




605 Bright Brass, 606 Satin Brass, 612 Satin Bronze, 613 Oil Rubbed Bronze, 619 Satin Nickel, 622 Matte Black, 625 Bright Chrome, 626 Satin Chrome, 626AM Satin Chrome Antimicrobial, 643e Aged Bronze

Lock Function

Entry (Entrance)

Lever Design

RHO (Rhodes)




1/2” throw, deadlocking – 1-1/8" x 2-1/4" face


4-7/8” x 1-1/4” ASA/ANSI strike with curved lip to meet ANSI A115.2 door frame preparation


Medium Duty

ANSI/BHMA Standard

Certified A156.2-2011 Series 4000, Grade 2; exceeds standard for lever and spindle strength and durability

ADA Compliance

Meets ADA requirements – A117.1 Accessibility Code

Fire Rating

UL/cUL listed up to 3 Hours – UL symbol on the latch front

CA Fire Code

All levers with a return to door of 1 ⁄2" (64 mm) or less comply

FL Building Code

ASTM E330, E1886, E1996 and Miami Dade (TAS 201, 202, 203) requirements for hurricanes



Door Thickness

1-3/8" to 1-3/4"


10 Year Limited

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Schlage ALX53L RHO (Rhodes) Entrance Lever Lock (Less Cylinder)