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"Programmable Controller Kit - Controls One LD-ACME Linear Actuator, Model# LA-CONTROLLER"

Item# 27313
"Linear actuator controller kit is designed for 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. Dynamic Load Capacity lbs. 100, Power Volts 12, Static Load Capacity lbs. 500, Product Type Actuator accessory, Overall Dimensions L x W x H in. 4 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/16. Controls one LD-ACME linear actuator Pushbuttons program 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"
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for "Programmable Controller Kit - Controls One LD-ACME Linear Actuator, Model# LA-CONTROLLER"
Review 1 for "Programmable Controller Kit - Controls One LD-ACME Linear Actuator, Model# LA-CONTROLLER"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

LA Controller

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February 11, 2016
By
from Mechanicsville, MD
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The LA Controller is designed to interface with the LD ACME Linear Actuator. The Controller is being used with the LACT-4 Linear Actuator. The Actuator has a built-in potentiometer that allows the controller to sense the position of the actuator. The controller can be quickly and easily programed to set the actuator in any of three possible positions from full retract to full extension using the supplied control head and LED indicator. Separate wires are provided with the controller to select the user programed positions using switch contacts, or any user contacts. After programming, the control head can be removed or remain installed. The controller is furnished with an in-line automotive type 7.5 amp fuse. The controller does an excellent job of operating the LACT-4. You could use an LACT type of actuator without the Controller by designing your own, but why would you. The engineering is already done for a proven product.
In addition the controller has programming switches and a wire connection to allow interaction with the vehicle ignition or not depending on user preferences. The Actuator is reasonably weather resistant, but the controller must be placed in a dry location inside the vehicle due to the non-sealed electrical connectors and printed circuit board with associated components.
The Controller and Actuator are being used in an airplane to raise and lower flaps for landing and take-off. This combination was selected for rugged dependable operation in a flight critical application. A small aluminum box was designed and fabricated to mount the control head and three push button switches in the aircraft cockpit for flight testing. The exact configuration and mounting of the switches may change due to pilot preferences and ergonomic factors. See the attached photo.
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Review 2 for "Programmable Controller Kit - Controls One LD-ACME Linear Actuator, Model# LA-CONTROLLER"
Overall Rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5

Good Controller but wiring harness is too short

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July 29, 2014
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from Minneapolis MN
Great easy to use controller (idiot proof) but needs a longer wiring harness between the controller and actuator, like 15 to 20ft had to make my own extension harness, but worked great for a remote throttle on a pony motor, 3 position had idle, half and full throttle and push button adjust to what ever you need.
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Review 3 for "Programmable Controller Kit - Controls One LD-ACME Linear Actuator, Model# LA-CONTROLLER"
Overall Rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5

Program Controller

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June 26, 2014
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from Wisconsin
Will not work with a non potentiometer installed linear actuator. A linear actuator that extends/retracts by reversing polarity (2 wire) will not work with this controller.
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