why will el device not stay retracted unless bar is pushed when in unlocked mode

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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...
To convert the Von Duprin 9975NL(Night Latch or Storeroom) to 9975L (Classroom) exit function follow these steps (Note: the mortise lock is shipped as Night Latch from the factory): Turn the NL ...
To convert the Von Duprin 9975L to 9975NL exit function follow these steps (Note: the mortise lock is shipped as Night Latch from the factory): Turn the NL screw on 7500 mortise lock counter clo...
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 ...
  Pushing on the push  bar or activating the EL/QEL or the trim on Von Duprin XP98/99 exit device does not retract the latch, it releases the latch only. Door must be pushed or pulled when device o...