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The manual opening force on a 4630/4640 will be approximately 8.5 lbs to 14 lbs depending on the spring setting.
On a single door take the mounting dimensions from centerline of pivots.  On a pair of doors, depending on the door width and pivots being used, the operators can butt up against each other or ov...
An inconsistent opening is normally caused by the arm not being installed correctly. The arm must be installed while the operator gearbox is in the full open position, and the door at 90° open posi...
       "Opening Force" adjustment could be set to strong (high).  This adjustment is a turn pot adjustment which can be found on the controller.  Try adjusti...
The Senior Swing Series used to have a 2 gearbox options, a "standard force" (15 lbs) and a "RF - reduced force" (11 lbs). In November 2009 RF option was eliminated and we made the standard gearbox...
A 4600 (4630/4640) not opening to a full 90 degrees could be caused by a couple things: The Opening Force could be set too low. Try increasing the opening force adjustment on the controller a 1/...
If a 4600 clicks, but won't open the door: Verify proper connection of all the control box connectors. Verify correct manual operation of door. Verify actuator connections and any strike/maglo...
If the 9100 Series Benchmark operator does not open when the actuator is pushed: Verify the unit has 120 volts applied to it. Verify the the power light on the control box is on. If not, check ...
Chexit devices are NOT electric latch retraction.  In order for Chexit device to operate with an auto operator you will need to add a rim electric strike on a single door or a pair o...
The Falcon 8200 series operator has a circuit that shuts down the operator when a resistance of 15 lbs. occurs, so the operator will not be damaged.
The ES Filter started to ship with these units (Senior Swing/Benchmark/Falcon) on 4/22/2013.  The ES Filter kit will help eliminate line noise from an Electric Strike if used. 
On the Senior Swing, if you have line noise from a strike the unit will go into an Error Code on the Control Box (Er14) and will not operate.  Adding the ES Filter, which is a diode, will eliminate...
On the Benchmark and Falcon, if there is line noise from a strike then the unit will lose it's hold open time.  Adding the ES Filter, which is a diode, will resolve this issue and the unit will hol...
To adjust the hold open time on a 4600 (4630/4640) operator: Press the "MODE" button on the control box 1 time to get into programming mode. The "YELLOW" mode indicator LED next to "HOLD OPEN TI...
 Pneumatic Automatic Operators are used in areas where electrically operated devices are not convenient or permitted.  Consists of a modified, heavy-duty door closer for manual oper...
The 4610/4620 series operators are obsolete. There is no replacement part for any electronic component (motor/clutch, controller, input/output PC boards) for the obsolete 4610/4620 operators.Essent...
First, turn off the power to the Senior Swing. If the door closes, check controller for a constant activation signal from an activation device. If door continues to hang up and will not close...
The manual opening force to required to open a Sr Swing operator is approximately 11-12 lbs.