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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 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.
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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.
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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. 

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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.
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Can this controller kit be used with any linear actuators? Like basic ones with only a +/- connection

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No, the actuator must have a feed-back encoder.
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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.
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