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Following items could cause the DC output on PS914 series power supply to drop when access control is activated. Wrong gauge wire from power supply to the the power transfer. Excessive wire run...
Applies to L9090EL/EU, L9091EL/EU, L9092EL/EU, L9093EL/EU, L9094EL/EU, L9095EL/EUThese models require 12/24 VDC with a peak current of 0.4 amps.  The following po...
Applies to L9080EL/EU, L9082EL/EU (Discontinued)The Schlage L9080 EU/EL and L9082 EU/EL require 24 VAC/VDC with a peak current of 1.3 Amps at 5 to 10 second intervals and a holding curren...
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.
  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...
 
Some transformers in the power supplies provide a little humming noise and that is normal. If the humming in Von Duprin PS873 power supply is loud follow these steps. Remove the load from the outp...
The capabilities of the auto operator and the required operation of the opening will affect the selection of a power supply.
The 900-4RL has two out put for EL devices and signals to the auto operators to open the doors. PS914 power supply is required with 900-4RL option board to operate the EL device and auto operato...
Von Duprin PS914 x 900-4RL supports two EL with two auto operator.
  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...
Levers may sag due to an incorrectly installed springcage or an incorrect springcage.Mortise locks with a fixed (rigid) lever such as an L9080 will use a spacer on the rigid lever (outside) and a s...
Since most wire transfer devices such as an EPT or electric hinges cannot provide large gauge wires, we take the small gauge wire into account when determining the overall wire size for the device....
The Von Duprin EL option can be added to any existing 33A/35A, 98/99 series exit devices. 
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.
For Potted Modules (black color) shipped before August of 2012, you can test by applying power to the potted circuit breaker to and if good the following voltages will be seen (be careful...
Electric Latch Retraction(ELR) option for the 19 Series was discontinued in December of 2006.
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.
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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...
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 ...
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...
The Falcon EL devices can be operated in a continuous duty cycle.
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...
If voltage going into the solenoid is much higher than 24VDC it could cause the solenoid to get hot. Check the power supply output voltage to confirm. If the holding coil on EL solenoid is shor...