von duprin solenoid amp rating

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The potted circuit breaker for the Von Duprin EL device does the switching from the 16 amp pull coil on the solenoid to the .33 amp holding coil of the solenoid.
The 050535-00 replaces the old Von Duprin EL solenoid part number 971687. 
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 following could cause the Von Duprin CX solenoid ( devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015) to pull and drop and sound the alarm with solid LED light. Wrong power supply, requires Von Duprin ...
The following could cause the Chexit solenoid ( devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015) pulls in then drop out with no alarm. Mechanical adjustment such as vertical rods. Disconnect t...
The solenoids are different.  The current standard EL solenoid and mounting bracket is a one piece unit. The bracket is crimped into the front of the solenoid. This solenoid and plunger has no mech...
If mechanism cover plate causes the EL solenoid to drop when slid over the solenoid, the solenoid plunger requires adjustment.  You must lengthen the rod by turning the hex nut in front of the plun...
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...