SENIOR SWING NOT HOLDING OPEN AND CLOSING IMMEDIATELY

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First, turn off the power to the Senior Swing. If the door closes, check controller for a constant activation signal from an activation device. If door continues to hang up and will not close...
The Senior Swing has an optional (plug in) Off/Auto/Hold Open switch available. The 8310-806R (rocker switch), or 8310-806K (key switch). CANNOT use switch by others, requires a special (center - n...
The ES Filter started to ship with these units (Senior Swing/Benchmark/Falcon) on 4/22/2013.  The ES Filter kit will help eliminate line noise from an Electric Strike if used. 
On the Senior Swing, if you have line noise from a strike the unit will go into an Error Code on the Control Box (Er14) and will not operate.  Adding the ES Filter, which is a diode, will eliminate...
On the Benchmark and Falcon, if there is line noise from a strike then the unit will lose it's hold open time.  Adding the ES Filter, which is a diode, will resolve this issue and the unit will hol...
No, LCN does not have an electronic hold open closer (SE/ME Series) that will provide a solid 180° hold open position. The 3130SE has an adjustable hold open position from 85° to 110° maximum. ...
The Senior Swing operator is designed to power open the door to 90°. The built in dead stop (in the gearbox) prevents it from opening any further. If the Senior Swing operator is opening to far (pa...
Power Boost is a positive latching feature that increases the latch force, to over come building stack pressure or door weather stripping, etc, if the door stops before coming completely ...
The older model Senior Swing came with 2 spring options. The "standard force" spring required 15 lbs of manual  opening force, and reduced force "RF" required 11 lbs of manual opening force.  All S...
A Senior Swing operator can be hard to open manually if "Power Boost" feature is turned on, and programmed to the Cn (continuous) setting. To make the door easy to open manually, turn the "Power Bo...
The minimum header lengths for a Senior Swing are: Concealed 2810 Series: 2811 single door (offset pivot or butt hinge) -- 33". 2811 single door with stop (center pivot...
The Senior Swing Series used to have a 2 gearbox options, a "standard force" (15 lbs) and a "RF - reduced force" (11 lbs). In November 2009 RF option was eliminated and we made the standard gearbox...
The manual opening force to required to open a Sr Swing operator is approximately 11-12 lbs.
Make sure that the hold open nut is not on upside down.  The orientation of the hold open nut depends on the mounting. On a Top Jamb "Push Side" mount, the hold open nut would poi...
This condition can be caused by the "closing speed adjustment" being regulated for a fast closing speed. Try adjusting the closing speed to slow down the closing of the door. If that does not corre...
Push Side Surface Mount Senior Swing can be used with swing clear hinges, standard templating. Pull Side Surface Mount Senior Swing cannot be used, the pull arm will hit the back of door at approxi...
If a door is being held open by the LCN SEM 7800/1900 magnet or any ME/SE Series Sentronic LCN closer, you can remotely release that door to close by ordering the following parts and wiring per ST ...
For Allegion's recommendation see here.
The top rod is adjusted too short, so when pushpad is pressed it is not operating the top latch enough to get into the hold down position. The top rod would need to be lengthened by turning the lat...
Hold Open Closers & Magnets (Fire/Life safety products) provide a wide range of solutions.  Single or multi-point hold open closers Utilize an electromechanical closer. Hold the door o...
Chexit devices are NOT electric latch retraction.  In order for Chexit device to operate with an auto operator you will need to add a rim electric strike on a single door or a pair o...
LCN does not does not have or supply any information for the old (obsolete) "High Energy" Dor-O-Matic Sliding doors, Bi-Fold doors or Astro Swing doors. You MUST be AAADM certified to work on, or g...
There is a total of 4 red buttons on the front of the Senior Swing control box. To turn on the display, press and hold any 2 of the 4 red buttons at the same time for approximately 3-5 seconds. Y...
The current (digital control box) activation input wiring harness (# 761464-00) is included in the Sr. Swing parts bag (-518), and has 4 wires in it, Black, White, Yellow, & Gray. This harness p...
The 9550 series Senior Swing WILL NOT work on a pair of doors with auto flush bolts. The 9560 series Senior Swing and a sequence module are required when used on an pair of door with auto flush b...
LCN does offer a 2810 Senior Swing / 2010 manual closer combo for a pair of doors.  Both units contained within the same Senior Swing header. To order a paired operator with a 2810 on&nb...
The overhead concealed operators (2850/2860) will not work on a Double Egress frame because the doors are not in the same plane. You will have to use the surface mount (9553 / 9563) on Double Egres...
The Senior Swing will work with Cam Lift Hinges as a PUSH SIDE MOUNT 9542/9553/9563 only. Maximum 3/4" lift. Maximum 15 pounds force to push door up the Cam Lift Hinge. Cam Lift Hinges WILL NO...