Chexit fail safe

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The E996L-FSE trim is needed if the application requires fail-secure operation from the trim side of the opening. When power is out on Chexit device, E996L-FSE trim will remain locked to ...
A thumbpiece, knob or lever trim left in the unlock position would be locked when the Chexit is armed and unlock when the Chexit device is disarmed. To keep the outside trim in the lock p...
The sliders are different between the 6211 and 6211WF.  The FS slider part number for the 6211 is 970388 and for the 6211WF is 970387.
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...
The Schlage ES-6400 Electric Strike has been rebranded to Von Duprin 6400 Series Electric Strike, making Allegion’s full electric strike portfolio Von Duprin branded.  All product featu...
Information available at:  http://us.allegion.com/products/system_components/electric_strikes/pages/mortise_cylindrical.aspx Overview, Features and Benefits, Technical Specifications, Wi...
To convert the E360L electric trim from fail safe to fail secure or vice versa you need to replace the solenoid.  The 050743 is the fail secure and 050744 is the fail safe solenoid kit. ...
The ND electrified motor driven locks shipping as of  March 14, 2016 has a field selectable operating mode, you can convert from EL to EU or EU to EL by flipping a switch on the chas...
The electrified ND electrified solenoid driven lock shipped prior to March 14, 2016 can be converted between fail safe (EL) and fail secure (EU) by swapping out the solenoid, sleeve,...
The Von Duprin CX 98/99-4 feet Rim devices on single doors with 5/8" stops and the standard 299 roller strike can be field sized to fit a minimum of 40.2" door opening.  This an...
If Chexit device LED blink once when you turn the unit on, the External inhibit green wire is not by passed or not connected to the access control normally closed contact.  For devices sh...
FS, EL, Electrically Locked
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven could cause the Von Duprin CX solenoid to pull and drop and sound the alarm with solid LED or no LED light after the rear...
The Von Duprin Chexit device does not have electric latch retraction feature.
Part number for Von Duprin standard 15 sec. release Chexit module shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven is 040086-00. Part number for Von Duprin standard 15 sec. release Chexit module shi...
For motor driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory after 8-24-2015, the RX switch is standard, part number 116717-00.      
For solenoid driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory prior to 8-24-2015, the RX switch is no longer available.  This part was discontinued in 2019. If the older version Chexit RX s...
The EL Wiring Adapter is not needed for a CX device.
You can not use these options together on the same device per the following reasons: QEL/EL device retracts the latch bolt of the exit device allowing entry. CX (Chexit) device ...
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...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven has a twelve wire connector wires and is keyed and can only plugged into the Chexit module in one direction.Chexit devices shipped...
Most Panic devices are not designed for exterior applications. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish an...
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...
You can use the E996L electric trim with Chexit 98/99 series exit device.
Fire alarm contact would tie right into the Von Duprin Chexit device not to the PS914 power supply. There is no requirement to install the fire alarm board.
The following could cause the fuse to blow in the power supply with devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven when Chexit device is arming. Wrong power supply Confirm PS873 or...
The following could cause the Chexit device shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven to go into weak alarm with solid LED light: Wrong power supply- Chexit device requires  a...
Most common issue listed below: Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven. The Green wire is not shoeted to the Red wire if no Access Control system is used.If Access Control is us...
 Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven. The GREEN wire is not shorted to the WHITE if no Access Control system is used.If Access Control system is used,...
Chexit motor driven devices shipped after 8-24-2015:You can use 1 Chexit device with PS902, 3 Chexit devices with PS904, and 4 Chexit devices with PS914 or PS906 power supplies with proper gau...
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...
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...
Using the key from the pull side of the door does not retract the latch bolt on a rim or vertical rod chexit device.
CX98/9975 mortise devices will retract the latch bolt when the key is used on the pull side of the door.
The LX switch is not available with Von Duprin rim and vertical rod Chexit devices. If using a mortise Chexit device the SS7500 mortise lock would provide a LX latch bolt monito...
If the Chexit device shipped prior to 8-24-2015  is not adjusted correctly ( Check vertical rod or Mortise finger) without using the door position switch and nuisance delay is&n...
 
Devices were shipped from the factory with motor driven after 8-24-2015. First confirm that you are using PS900 series (902,904,906 or 914) power supply.      1. Mea...
Devices were shipped from the factory with solenoid driven prior to 8-24-2015.  First confirm that you are using a PS873 or PS914 power supply.Measure the DC voltage at the ten wire hardness a...
FSE, EU, Electrically Unlocked
If the horn fail to operate in the CX device you need to replace the Chexit module. 040086 is the part number for devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven.050228 is the...
For Motor driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory after 8-24-2015, the Chexit Secure Relay Contacts( white and violet wires) change state to signal the device is not secure. Check the f...
For Solenoid driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory prior to 8-24-2015, the following could cause the device not to provide delay egress:Measure the voltage between green and orange wires o...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven: The Chexit device will use a 1 1/4" mortise cylinder with straight cam. Schlage cylinder 20-001-114 recommended. CAUTION: The length of t...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015:The CX device will need a 1 1/4" mortise cylinder with a straight cam per page 2 of the installation instructions. A 996L-M for a 1 3/4...
For Chexit devices with solenoid driven shipped from the factory prior to 8-24-2015, the RX switch is ordered as a "Special CX RX Switch".  It may only be installed or adjusted ...
For Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven connect your normally closed contact from access control system between green and red on the twelve field wire ...
When CX99L-BE is not armed with key cylinder on the device or shunted by card reader, the exterior 996LBE lever trim will release.
The micro-switch with two orange wires is probably the Chexit switch assembly for devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven, part number 13-065-00. 
The CX (Chexit) is the delayed egress option for the 98/99 series or 33/35A rim device. The device will create a 15 second delay with audible alarm when an unauthorized person tries to ex...
The Von Duprin Chexit device will not automatically rearm itself after a fire alarm clears.  After a Fire Alarm has triggered the Von Duprin Chexit device, the device must be manually reset&nb...
Followings could cause the Chexit device to go into alarm after the rearm time: Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven: Module DPS LED is ON DPS switch contact is open: Close t...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven: Chexit device has a RX switch with a connector that needs to be connected to the Chexit module otherwise the alarm will sound af...
Exit lock -Electrically Locked (Fail Safe) - The Outside Lever is continuously locked by electric current until unlocked by switch or power failure - The Inside Lever is always unlocked and is alwa...
Storeroom-fail safe (EL - 12 & 24 VDC) - Latch bolt operated by knob/lever from either side except when outer knob/lever is electrically locked. When outer knob/lever is locked, latch bolt retracte...
Storeroom (electrified-fail safe)—Latch bolt operated by lever from either side except when outer lever is electrically locked. When outer lever is locked (inoperable), latch bolt retracted by key ...
Storeroom Lock (Electrified - Fail Safe) - Outside Lever is continuously locked electrically. Unlocked by switch or power failure. When locked, key retracts latch. Inside lever is always unlocked ...
Electrically locking and unlocking both levers (outside cylinder, inside thumbturn with deadbolt) - Both knobs/levers continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (pow...
Electrically locking and unlocking outside lever (no cylinder) - Outside knob/lever continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failure allows outside knob/lev...
Electrically locking and unlocking both levers (inside and outside cylinders) - Both levers continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failure allows outside ...
Electrically locking and unlocking both levers (no cylinder) - Both knobs/levers continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failure allows outside knob/lever ...
Electrically locking and unlocking both levers (outside cylinder) - Inside and outside knobs/levers continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failure allows ...
Storeroom Lock - Electrically Locked (Fail safe) - Lever is continuously locked electrically. Unlocked by switch or power failure. When locked, key retracts latch - Inside lever is always unlocked ...
The following common wiring diagrams are available:One Single Door with Panic BarElectric Latch Retraction, with Auto OperatorDelayed egress - Fire Rated ApplicationAuto Operator and actuatorElectr...
Electronic Protocols:Access Control Door with electric trimAccess Control with electric strike Access control with electric strike and LCN 4600 automatic operatorAccess Control with remote Loc...
Electrically locking and unlocking outside lever (inside and outside cylinder with deadbolt) - Outside lever continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failur...
EL: Electrically Locked (Fail Safe), locks when power is supplied and is unlocked when there is no power. EU: Electrically Unlocked (Fail Secure), unlocks when power is supplied and is locked when...
113781 is the part number for Von Duprin 15 second CX sign.
You can specify Chexit CX98/9927-LBR or CX98/9947-LBR exit devices.
Inadequate power or wrong gauge wire is used the inrush current demand by CX will overload and shutdown the power supply.  You must use the Von Duprin PS873 or newer PS914 supply.   Related soluti...
It is recommended to use the Von Duprin EPT10 with CX device but if you need a door loop or electric hinge these are also acceptable. See attached table for wire run and gauge requirements: ...
The standard Von Duprin mechanical or electrical 98/99/33/35 exit devices can not be converted to a CX98/99 or CX33/35 device. Von Duprin CX98/99 or CX33/35 has a different base p...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven:If two pin REX connector cable is plugged into the Chexit module and Module REX LED is OFF, the RX switch is defective and needs to be repla...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven:If Chexit device goes into alarm with fast flashing red LED after the rearm time, the RX switch may be out of adjustment or defective....
The part number for "CX Wiring Assembly" also called "Ten Wire Connector" is 112018-00.  
The circuit board is sometimes referred to as a "module" in the field.
Storeroom Lock with Vandlgard - Electrically Locked (Fail Safe) - Lever is continuously locked electrically. Unlocked by key or power failure or switch. Auxiliary latch deadlocks latchbolt when doo...
That is the E996 Solenoid.  It is sold as part 050814-00.To replace the solenoid, refer to the E996L Installation instructions.The trim must be removed from the door.Verify if the tr...
Falcon began offering an RX switch with its electrified functions beginning January 17th 2012.  To specify, add "RX" to the end of the part number. Example:  Storeroom Function...
The MA RX features a single switch within the chassis that will monitor both the inside and outside knob/lever.  The switch is only available as Normally Open (NO).
The Senior Swing control box has a built in (programmable) relay output for connection to a Fail Safe/Fail Secure electric strike/maglock or to an EL Device power supply.
Follow these questions to determine which Von Duprin electric strike model you have 1. What type of hardware is latching to the electric strike?   2. Single or pair ...
See Catalog to identify specific model: Von Duprin Electrical Security Products and Accessories Catalog
Look to see if the  "Fail Safe?UNLOCK" on communication failure is set and you have lost communication.
The "Unlock on READ" from diagnostics will clear with the next AD400 heartbeat, automatically. It will also clear with successful communication to a working access control panel. 
 If the AD-400/AD-401 is LINKED to a PIM400-TD2 and all credentials including invalid cards are granted access, the PIM400-TD2 is not communicating with the Access Control Panel, and the lock is st...
Or force a strike input to the PIM400-TD2. Short J8-1 and J8-2 (Door 1), Short J7-1 and J7-2 (Door 2) on the PIM400-TD2
The 510L can be field converted from FSA (fail safe) to FSE (fail secure). Follow step 4 in the installation instructions .
Electrically locking and unlocking outside lever (inside and outside cylinders) - Outside lever continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failure allows out...
Electrically locking and unlocking both levers (inside and outside cylinder with deadbolt) - Both knobs/levers continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power fail...
Electrically locking and unlocking outside lever (outside cylinder) - Outside lever continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (power failure allows outside knob/lev...
The Benchmark III control has a 24VDC, 2.5 amp power supply, and built in relay for controlling electric strikes or other accessories less than 2.5 amps current load. For a fail secure strike, r...
The AD-Series locks provide screw terminals on the main PCB where hardwired power may be applied.
Use of hardwired power with any product other than the AD300, is NOT recommended.
The HHD Kit and Schlage Utility Software will not know or warn our customers about Power Fail considerations (will ALWAYS power fail AS IS) if hardpower is appied.
Electrically locking and unlocking outside lever (outside cylinder, inside thumbturn with deadbolt) - Outside knob/lever continuously locked (EL) or unlocked (EU) by 12 or 24V DC. EL is fail safe (...
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...
Electrically locked - Fail safe. Outside knob continuously locked electrically. Unlocked by key outside or by switch or power failure. Auxiliary latch deadlocks latchbolt when door is closed. Insid...
This is not available as the CX has it's own RX switch to activate the alarm when it is in the arm mode.
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven: A normally closed card reader contact, key pad contact or any other control contact connects to the Green an...
The hole should be drilled in the field once the end cap is located on the door.  It is a 5/8" hole, that is located 5/16" from the end of the mechanism case. See installation instruction of t...
A Chexit device could arm when the door is open but door may not close to secure the door unless a Door Position Switch (DPS) is connected to the device then the device goes into alarm after rearm ...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven:You can power up to four Chexit devices per PS914 power supply. 0-200' run wire, use #18 gauge.0-500' run wire, use # 14 gauge.
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven:You can power up to four Chexit devices per PS914 power supply on low traffic doors.0-100' run wire, use #14 gauge.0-200' run wire, us...
The NL key override will not open the door while Chexit rim or vertical rod device is in the arm mode.
The Trim/Device Cable part number is 040193.  If a Chexit device is ordered with an E996/RX996/E7500 from the factory, the trim/device cable is automatically furnished at no additional ch...
Depends on which options are used on the Chexit device. Most application use 6-8 wires, but can use up to ten wires.
Only applicable for solenoid driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory prior to 8-24-2015; Chexit solenoid coil resistance between the green and orange wires is 110-140 ohm and betw...
The following are needed for a basic installation: Fire alarm contact is always required with Von Duprin Chexit device. 1 1/4" Mortise cylinder with straight cam is required&nbs...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven:Use the Alarm Relay Contacts on Field Wiring Cable, blue and brown wires of the Chexit device.Connect the blue wire to +24VDC (red wire on F...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven:Use the external alarm contact, blue and brown wire on Chexit device.Connect the blue wire to the red wire and connect the brown wire ...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven:Attached is the installation instructions of the the Von Duprin Chexit devices that includes the wiring diagrams.Installation Instructions&n...
Chexit devices shipped before 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven:Attached are the single and double door wiring , cable voltage reading documents for trouble shooting, and the installation in...
Following information determine number of the Chexit devices that were shipped prior to 8-24-2015 from the factory with solenoid driven can be hooked up to a single Von Duprin PS873 or PS914 p...
To get a dry contact signal from a Chexit device to monitor the alarm, use the blue and brown wires (do not connect the blue to the red)  of the harness connector cable tha...
 EL devices are wired to the Senior Swing, using the P10 (761465) cable.  Connect the "GRAY" wire to the SC terminal on the 900-2RS card in the Von Duprin Power Supply and the "VIOLET" wire to the ...
Exit Lock— Electrically Unlocked (Fail Secure) with Request to Exit - The Outside Lever is the same as the ND12EU - The Inside Lever is the same ND12EU. and a micro switch attached to the chassis i...
    The super capacitor powers the AD300 motor to the correct power fail position, secure or unsecure, during a power fail event.     When power is restor...
    Recognize the AD300 when first powered, or when recovering from a power loss, may NOT be fully functional for two minutes until the AD300 super capacitor is fully recharged....
Storeroom Lock (Electrified - Fail Secure) - Outside Lever is continuously locked mechanically until unlocked by electric current. When locked, key retracts latch. Inside lever is always unlocked a...
Electrically Unlocked - Fail Secure. Outside knob continuously locked until unlocked by key or electric current. Auxiliary latch deadlocks latchbolt when door is closed. Inside knob always free fo...
Schlage Electronics 1910 series horn can be used as an external horn with Von Duprin Chexit device.
There is no conversion kit for Von Duprin Chexit device.  If delayed egress Chexit device is required, the entire device must be replaced.
The Von Duprin Chexit-BOCA has special software. Following is the function of this software: When Chexit device push bar is pushed and goes into alarm it will release in 15/30 sec...
A Door Position Switch is a switch and magnet mounted on the door and frame that monitors the door status. If door is held open beyond rearm time or if door is forced open, alarm wil...
The Chexit device has a different base plate and center case than the ALK.  The Chexit device would need to be replaced with an ALK device.
Chexit devices shipped with motor after 8-24-2015. 1. When Chexit device is set for more than zero second rearm time (factory setting is 10 second rearm time) and device goes into alarm immediatel...
Chexit devices shipped with solenoid prior to 8-24-2015. 1.  When Chexit device  is set for more than zero second rearm time (factory setting is 10 second rearm time) and device goes...
Exit lock -Electrically Unlocked (Fail Secure) - The Outside Lever is continuously locked mechanically until unlocked by electric current - The Inside Lever is always unlocked and is always free fo...
Storeroom Lock with Vandlgard - Electrically Unlocked (Fail Secure) - Lever is continuously locked until unlocked by key or electric current. Auxiliary latch deadlocks latchbolt when door is closed...
Storeroom Lock - Electrically Unlocked (Fail secure) - Lever is continuously locked mechanically until unlocked by electric current. When locked, key retracts latch. - Inside lever is always unlock...
Storeroom (electrified-fail secure)—Deadlocking latch bolt operated by lever inside at all times. Outside lever inoperable until electrically unlocked, then latch bolt from either side. When outsid...
Storeroom-fail secure (EU - 12 & 24 VDC) - Latch bolt operated by knob/lever from inside except when outer knob/ lever is electrically unlocked, then latch bolt from either side. When locked, key i...
Procedure for the L9090EL/EU, L9091EL/EU, L9092EL/EU, L9093EL/EU, L9094EL/EU, L9095EL/EUThese devices have a selectable switch in the upper right corner of chassis.  Simply move the switch to ...
Procedure for the L9080EL/EU and L9082EL/EUTo modify an electrified L9000 from EU to EL or EL to EU move the link pin to the appropriate location indicated below in Figure 1.  
The Von Duprin 6300 surface mounted electric strike is only available as Fail-Secure.
The E996L is only shipped FS fail safe from the factory but can be converted to FSE fail secure.  To convert the 996L to E996L (fail safe or fail secure) follow step 1 of the attached installa...
To convert the Von Duprin 6000 series electric strikes from FS to FSE  or from FSE to FS follow these steps: Remove the electric strike face plate. Remove the strike box cover pl...
Part numbers: FS slider, part # 970387 (6211WF/6212WF/6221/6223 only) FS slider, part # 970388 (Except 6211WF/6212WF/6221/6223) FSE slider, part # 970388 (6211WF/6212WF/6221/6223 only) FSE sl...
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.
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