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Solenoid: Black (2 wires) Case side RX Normally Open: Green Normally Closed: Orange Cover side RX Normally Open: Gray Normally Closed: Red Common: Yellow
Refer to the MA RX diagram here for more information.
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...
For Product Shipped Prior to August 2012 using the old (black) potted module:a.       0-100 ft 14 gauge wireb.      0-200 ft 12 gauge wire&nbs...
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 MA lock can be specified in a 12 or 24V DC configuration (default is 12V). Additionally, an AC power source may be used as long as a rectifier is installed in the circuit (not provided). He...
For additional details and a wiring diagram see the MA service manual page on electrical requirements here. 
Use #18 gauge wire up to 200 feet maximum distance from PS900 x 900-2Q power supply to the QEL exit device. The new QEL+ no longer requires the 900-2Q board but still needs a different option board...
The EPT2 has (2) 18 gauge wires and the EPT10 has (10) 24 gauge wires.  Even though they are 18 gauge or 24 gauge wires they are special high stress, high flex, & high current wires specifically u...
Supply wires - 24AWGRX wires - 20AWGLX wires - 20 AWG
The PIB300/PIB301 should be located as close as possible to the Access Control Panel.  Do not exceed 500 feet.
Wiring distance from the PIB300/301 to the AD300/301 locksets may be up to 1000 feet (18AWG) for Power and up to 4000 feet (24AWG) for the RS485 data lines.
See the User Guide instructions in the links below
Product Ordered after 7/10/2012 - Product identified by label on QEL motor You no longer need to use the 900-2Q option board (no longer available) with the PS900 power supplies to ...
Product Ordered before 7/10/2012 - Product identified by no label on QEL motor. You must use the 900-2Q option board with the PS900 power supplies to operate the QEL devices.  The attached ta...
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...
Schlage now offers modular style cams to operate the Falcon MA locks.  The following part numbers are cams for all MA locks (except the MA381): L583-638 for 1-1/8", 1-3/8", 1-5/8" length cylin...
Price Book 72A List Price $8.10
  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...
 
LCN recommends an 18 AWG (minimum) wire size (gauge) to the 8310 Series hardwired actuators.
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...