von duprin el device troubleshooting

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Use a normally closed fire alarm as the input to the power supply option board (PS873-2 or PS914-2RS), this will hold the latch retracted.  During a fire alarm, the contact will open, dropping...
This is not possible as an EL device is an electric latch retraction and requires power to unlock the door thus only available in Fail Secure.
The 900-2RS is recommended to be used with EL devices but if you have a 900-2Q with PS914 power supply it can be used to operate up to two EL or one EL and one QEL devices .
The conversion kit does not contain a new mechanism case cover plate.  If a cover plate is desired you would need the Fire or Less Dogging Cover Plate for EL conversion kit and panic cover plate fo...
The EL (Electrified) option is available with Von Duprin XP98/99 exit devices. To order, specify ELXP98/99 with proper trim.
No, Von Duprin exit alarm ALK and electric latch retraction QEL or EL are installed in the same location and can't be ordered together with the same device.
The EL Wiring Adapter is not needed for a CX device.
 HD-EL (Hex Dogging Electric Latch Retraction) solenoid and plunger can be replaced with standard EL solenoid and plunger on non fire rated exit devices, but this should not be used on a daily basi...
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 potted circuit breaker for the Von Duprin EL device does the switching from the 16 amp pull coil on the solenoid to the .33 amp holding coil of the solenoid.
The 4600 Series operator has both a 12VDC and 24VDC output rated at 1A (combined load) to power strikes, maglocks, and other devices, but an EL device "always" has to have a separate PS914-2RS Seri...
For devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven:  a.       0-200 ft, use  #18 gauge wire b.      0-500 ft, use #14 gauge wir...
For Product Shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven:          a.       0-100 ft, use #14 Gauge Wire      b.&n...
SD is Special cylinder dogging in the center case of 98/99 rim and vertical rod non fire rated devices and is available with standard, EL, QEL, CX and ALK.
Following could cause the fuse to blow in Von Duprin PS873 power supply. PS873 power supply provides 2AMP at 24VDC or 4AMP at 12VDC. If this limit is exceeded the fuse will blow in the power sup...
Product Ordered after 7/10/2012 - Product identified by label on QEL motor You no longer need to use the 900-2Q option board (no longer available) with the PS900 power supplies to ...
Product Ordered before 7/10/2012 - Product identified by no label on QEL motor. You must use the 900-2Q option board with the PS900 power supplies to operate the QEL devices.  The attached ta...
Products shipped on or after August 8, 2012 no longer require the EL wiring adaptor. The ELK Wiring Adaptor (900ELK) was used only when using the PS914 power supply with either the 900-2RS or 900-...
 Electric latch retraction, EL, devices are only available in 24VDC.
The EL exit device connects to the O1 and GND, or O2 and GND of the 900-2RS board.
See attached instruction. PS914 Installation Instructions
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 ...