Difference between EL and non-el

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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...
The solenoids are different.  The current standard EL solenoid and mounting bracket is a one piece unit. The bracket is crimped into the front of the solenoid. This solenoid and plunger has no mech...
EL is Electric latch retraction and retract the latch bolt into the exit device center case.  E references the electric unlocking of the Pull Side trim for a Panic Device.   With the E function, th...
Application is based on how the door will be used.   Please contact Product Support at 877-671-7011 to discuss your application and select the correct device for your opening.
EL only retracts the latchbolt or vertical rods/latches. ED retracts the latchbolt or vertical rods/ latches and the push pad of the device at the same time.
The Von Duprin LX kit would have a rod included in the kit.  The EL-LX switch kit does not include the rod as the EL dogging rod is used.
If your Von Duprin EL (solenoid) device pulls and releases quickly instead of holding the latch retracted, please check all of the items below.In most cases, one or more of these solutions will r...
  For Product Shipped Prior to August 2012 using the old (black) potted module: a.       0-100 ft 14 gauge wire b.      0-200 ft 12...