why is my solenoid releasing so quickly

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If voltage going into the solenoid is much higher than 24VDC it could cause the solenoid to get hot. Check the power supply output voltage to confirm. If the holding coil on EL solenoid is shor...
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...
This is usually an indicator of applying excessive voltage.  Measure the voltage going into the solenoid and make sure you have 24-26.4VDC cross the two wires going into the solenoid. Also measure ...
All Keypad ONLY credentials with firmware versions between 2.9.2 and 2.11.0 should be updated to the latest firmware available at www.schlage,com/support.
A firmware issue with Keypad ONLY credential firmware, versions 2.9.2 through 2.11.0 and manufactured between 9-9-2010 and 1-5-2011 will exhibit poor battery life.
The Keypad ONLY credential Reader (KP) can prevent the reader from entering its low power sleep mode - with firmware versions 2.9.2 through 2.11.0
A Technical Note has been generated to document one method of measuring battery current. See the attachment HERE.
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...
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...
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...