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See below for commonly requested dimensions on the MA lock.  Dimensions not found in other literature have a square around them. CL refers to "Centerline".  
To remove the M lock trim follow the steps below in reverse.       The M lock spanner wrench is 021415.  Although this wrench is no longer available from&n...
The MA lock is field reversible.  The process involves three potential steps depending on what hand is needed. Rotating latchbolt - Changes swing of lock.  ex (RH to RHR) or inswing vs outswing ...
BAA/ARRA stand for Buy American Act and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. A brief description of some of the federal requirements can be found in the BAA Catalog on the Allegion...
Country of Origin (COO) information can be found in the Buy American Act (BAA) brochure.
To obtain product certification forms:Download the BAA Catalog on the Allegion website Complete the information requested in the the BAA Catalog with a detailed copy of the prod...
Here are some of the major differences between the M and MA-Series.  Lever mounting post holes -  Locations have changed on door template.  (12 and 6 o'clock for M lock, MA lock is approx 1 and...
The Von Duprin 6210 electric strike was designed for retrofit applications and will not work with the Falcon MA series lock when strike and lock body are mounted at standard locations (centerline o...
Depending on the door construction the minimum stile may differ but a safe dimension would be 4-3/4".  CUSTOMER must check door construction. The pocket depth requirements of the case is 4 1/2".
The following templates are for the MA lock.  Use the matrix in each template for the specific function.  See here for Sectional trim . See here for Escutcheon trim. 
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.
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, Fail Safe (EL), 12...
The MA RX features independent switches within the chassis that allow the customer to choose whether to monitor the inside or outside knob/lever.
Each switch is pre-wired to work with either normally open or normally closed systems, with color coded 5 ft long leads.
See Marketing announcement here
Information on low battery threshold and nuisance delay is noted below: New firmware now has improved levels. - These are approximate values/levels which change with measurement meters and measure...
AD400/AD200/AD250 After ADFwPkg 2.17.0 - June 2011 4 Battery Holder New batteries = 6.2 VDC Low battery threshold is 4.7 VDC for SM & MT - and 3.7 VDC for MAG and PROX (USB stops working at 4...
    AD400/AD200/AD250 After ADFwPkg 2.17.0 - June 2011 8 Battery Holder New batteries = 12.4 VDC Low battery threshold is 7.2 VDC Critical battery threshold is 6.9 VDC Coin cell = new/...
CO2004 Battery Holder (ONLY) New batteries = 6.2 VDC Low battery threshold is 4.2 VDC Critical battery threshold is 3.9 VDC Coin cell = new/full is 3.0 VDC, low is 2.8 VDC
CO2504 Battery Holder (ONLY) New batteries = 6.2 VDC Low battery threshold is 4.2 VDC Critical battery threshold is 3.9 VDC Coin cell = new/full is 3.0 VDC, low is 2.8 VDC
  CO200 & CO250 Disable coin cell Nuisance delay and blink, With CO.A.7 and SUS 4.10.2 or newer for CO200 and CO250, you can use the SUS/HHD, under Lock Properties, Edit, to de-select, DISABLE, t...
A lock is any device which prevents access or use by requiring special knowledge or equipment. Mechanical locks are mechanical devices which secure an opening by keeping a door closed until a relea...
SCHLAGE locks are available with the following backsets: Lock Series Lock Type                 ...
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
Falcon does not offer an "ADA style thumbturn.
See Falcon MA lever assembly below: The spring mechanism (E) returns the lever to horizontal.  The parts are not sold separate, so if the lever sags, the entire lever assembly shoul...
Lever assemblies part numbers are found in the Pricebook.  Note they are handed.
The MA lock does not have Vandlgard or a breakaway trim feature, however, the lever spindle on the MA lock will shear if too much force is applied in order to prevent internal lock damage and resis...
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. 
The MA was launched 4/1/10 and replaced the Falcon M lock. Newer Marketing Bulletin added on 4/26/2010 (Some items not yet available!!)
The B520-698 cam was designed for a Schlage IC mortise cylinder (see Figure 1) to operate a Falcon MA lock, all functions except the MA381.  There is no Schlage cylinder option ...
No parts are compatible between the Falcon MA-Series and the obsolete Falcon M-Series.
The Falcon MA will not fit a 1-3/8" thick door. 
The Falcon MA mortise lock is available with an occupancy indicator on the following functions: MA301, MA311, MA321, MA371, MA431, MA441(inside of door only), MA451, MA541, MA57...
Related solution: Is the MA indicator available separately? 
Grade 1 locks are tested and certified to be in compliance with the following ANSI/BHMA Standards: Cylindrical, Bored and Preassembled Locks & Latches 800,000 Certified Cycles ANSI/...
Causes for AA battery drain in AD-Series LOCKS Possible Cause Fix/Corrective Action 1)      One the four (or eight) AA was inserted reversed and the rese...
The Schlage 09-509 rose style thumbturns will work but the spindle sits 90 degrees off from each other (Schlage is square, Falcon is diamond).  The result is the throw will end up 10 and 2 o'c...
The Falcon MA-Series requires a different cam for keyed functions than its predecessor the Falcon M-Series.