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One of the following items may cause the EL1490 device to retract then release: Incorrect power supply - Verify you have the PS873-2/4TD or PS914-2RS/4RL power supply. Problems with wire gauge...
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...
EPT installation guidelines are as follows: Recommended location is 6" below top hinge per template Steelcraft will locate the power transfer prep at the Von Duprin recommended template locati...
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: ...
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...
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....
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...
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...
One of the following items may cause the EL1690 device to retract then release: Incorrect power supply - Verify you have the PS873-2/4TD or PS914-2RS/4RL power supply. Problems with wire gauge...
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...
The Von Duprin PS914 power supply must be used on the EL devices with either the 900-2RS or 900-4RL option board since the EL devices requires power supplies set at 24VDC to be able to provide the ...
  You can use a Von Duprin PS914 power supply with any of the following option boards depending on the application. 900-2RS board  will power 1 or 2 devices that do not require timing from pow...
Supply wires - 24AWGRX wires - 20AWGLX wires - 20 AWG
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...
LCN recommends an 18 AWG (minimum) wire size (gauge) to the 8310 Series hardwired actuators.
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...
All new 22, 33/35A and 98/99 series exit devices with exit alarm ALK option can be hard wired to the PS902 power supply as a standard  feature.
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...
Gage: Prior to 1970, sheet steel thickness was referred to by the term "gage". ASTM and ANSI currently do not list gage numbers in their standards. Like many generic terms, gage (or gauge) is ingra...
The term "gage" and Gauge" are used interchangeably.
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...
Gage and gauge are interchangeable terms. Gage is an archaic numeric value used to define a range of thickness of material.  Gage is no longer used in ANSI standards and has been replaced with ...
Reference The 914 Installation instructions.
The ND lock is available with an RX option:When ordering a complete ND lock specify RX when the request to exit (RX) switch is required.The ND80EL, ND80EU, ND96EL, ND96EU, ND12EL, ND12EU electrifie...
Products shipped on or after August 8, 2012 no longer require the EL wiring adaptor. The ELK Wiring Adaptor (900ELK) was used only when using the PS914 power supply with either the 900-2RS or 900-...
Electrical hinges or a power transfer units are the most commonly used practices to run electric power to locks and/or strikes. Electric Hinges: Most electric hinges will fit into a standard 4 ...
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...
EPT power transfer preparations are not available on the Paladin PW14-Series door and FP14-Series frame. Electrified hinges are available on the Paladin PW14-Series door a...
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...
The maximum door width that pivots have been tested is a 4' wide door.  Any door greater than 4' would shorten the life of the pivots. There is no maximum door height, for offset pivots the ru...
  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...
 
EPT can be used on following hinges: Degree of the opening Hinge type Door thickness 0-180 degree Up to 5" butt hinges 1 3/4" 0-180 degree Up to 3/4" offset pivots 1 3/4" 0-130 degree 5 1/2"...
See related solution: Can an EPT be used with Cam Lift Hinges?
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...
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...
Followings could cause the PS914-2RS power supply to cycle on and off: Wrong gauge wire or run distance from power supply to the EL device. Click HERE for wiring requirements Over load  to the ...
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