Von Duprin solenoid testing

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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...
Make sure the proper power supply (PS873 or PS914) and proper gauge and run wire is used for Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven. Related Solution: What wire&n...
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...
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 following could cause the Von Duprin CX solenoid ( devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015) to pull and drop and sound the alarm with solid LED light. Wrong power supply, requires Von Duprin ...
The following could cause the Chexit solenoid ( devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015) pulls in then drop out with no alarm. Mechanical adjustment such as vertical rods. Disconnect t...
The 050535-00 replaces the old Von Duprin EL solenoid part number 971687.