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Are the ratings for the maximum thrust and load thrust valid in both extend and retract directions? i.e. can it pull as much as it can push?
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Does it come with mounting hardware?
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Are the ratings for the maximum thrust and load thrust valid in both extend and retract directions? i.e. can it pull as much as it can push?

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"Programmable Controller Kit - Controls Two LD-ACME Linear Actuators, Model# Dual Actuator"

Item# 27314
"Linear actuator controller kit is designed to control two LD-ACME model linear actuators. Keypad pushbuttons provide precise manual control of the actuator and are used to program the control unit for up to 3 preset actuator positions. Once programmed, the linear actuator will move to any of the 3 programmed positions with the press of a button. An LED light located above each pushbutton indicates the current programmed position of the linear actuator. Overall Dimensions L x W x H in. 5 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 1 5/16, Application Actuator accessory. Controls two LD-ACME linear actuators Pushbuttons program and control unit for up to 3 actuator positions LED indicator light above each pushbutton 12V DC 7 Amps Kit includes central control unit, user input keypad, two wiring harnesses, mounting hardware and instructions"
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Questions & Answers for "Programmable Controller Kit - Controls Two LD-ACME Linear Actuators, Model# Dual Actuator"

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How long is the wiring harness, both of them.

asked 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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BlueBlaz
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The wiring harness is 39" long on both sets.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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This Controller has 3 presets? Is that a total of 3 or 3 per actuator?

asked 8 months ago
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The Controller Kit will provide 3 presets per actuator. This is shown in the manual at the link I have provided below.
http://www.northerntool.com/images/downloads/manuals/27314.pdf
answered 8 months ago
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How can I use a 12v actuator with a timer

I want to control a 12 volt actuator to fully open and fully close at set times using a 12 volt timer.
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
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Anonymous
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If you are able to provide a momentary signal to open and another momentary signal to close through the remote inputs on the linear actuator controller it would be possible to use the actuator with a timer.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
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Can you adjust to actuator with controller or just go to preset settings with this controller.   In other words, have your presets and then adjust to another length with same controller without loosing presets. 

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
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1298dm
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Info in manual says you can do this. The presets are selected by 1 button and to advance the unit forward you push two buttons and retract. The presets are done using just one button. So yes you can select the preset then move forward beyond the preset without losing the preset.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
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Can this controller kit be used with any linear actuators? Like basic ones with only a +/- connection

asked 2 years, 7 months ago
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JTSpencer
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No, the actuator must have a feed-back encoder.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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The quick answer to your question is "no". Take a look at the pdf wiring drawing for the controller and you'll see 5 wires going to the actuator; red, black, blue, green and yellow. Red/black are the power wires, the other 3 wires are the position encoder that tells the controller what the position of the actuator is. Without that position signal the controller can't control the actuator. The importer, Concentric International, does sell some actuators that have the encoder, but none of them are in Northern Tools lineup.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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Countrylivin
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