testing el solenoid

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The best way to test the Von Duprin EL solenoid is with an ohm meter. You must test both coils to make sure the solenoid is good. The coil has three wires; green, yellow, and orange. The green...
The resistance readings for a Falcon 24 or 25 Series EL solenoid should read;Green to Yellow = Pull Coil, should measure between 1 and 2 ohms of resistance. Green to Orange = Hold Coil, s...
The threaded bushing on the solenoid plunger requires 8-9 threads showing to operate correctly.
To keep the Von Duprin electric latch retraction EL or QELA exit device dogged (retracted) all day, have your access control, Key pad, key switch, fire alarm contact or any other signals ...
The new motor driven ND electrified locks shipped after March 14, 2016 do not require a solenoid. The Schlage ND-Series electrified locks shipped prior to March 14, 2016 would have used a...
If mechanism cover plate causes the EL solenoid to drop when slid over the solenoid, the solenoid plunger requires adjustment.  You must lengthen the rod by turning the hex nut in front of the plun...
The 050535-00 replaces the old Von Duprin EL solenoid part number 971687. 
The part number for the solenoid for the 1690/1790/2390 is 971687-00 and for the 1490/1590 is SOLENOID.142 (which is 971687-00 with a machined bracket).  The solenoid characteristics are the s...