QEL wire gauge requirements

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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...
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...
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...
  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...
 
The EL wiring adapter is not needed for QEL devices.
The following could cause the QEL device to retract and release repeatedly: If this is a vertical rod type device, the vertical rods could be adjusted too short. Check rods for dead locking, ...