Actuator & Trigger Installation Notes

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Actuator & Trigger Installation Notes

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Longevity will depend significantly on the quality of the system design and adherence to the wiring instructions. The correct use of HDC Products is critical.

  • Actuators are a patented product that uses a unique spring detent feature. Their design is specific for P.O.P. Locks products that use the lazy-action principals, such as, what is used on compartment-style doors. Their use for any other type of door, such as a personnel door, is not recommended and will void any warranties.
  • Automated Triggers: Remote Keyless Entry, Alarm Keyless Entry, and Numeric Keyless Entry Systems have a programmed duration of approximately 7/10th of one second. Any other trigger would be considered a manual trigger, such as a rocker switch and/or the optional hidden type of push-button switch. These switches should be mounted where objects or people will not accidentally depress them, which could possibly cause what is known as over-triggering. This action can cause possible damage to actuators if the system is fused incorrectly.
    • Hidden Switches, such as push-buttons, configured to lock or unlock doors should be mounted in places where road grime or grit will not interfere with their works. This could cause failure and possible over-trigger.
    • Rocker Switches must be used for interior use only, and their location should be well thought out to prevent accidental engagement causing a possible over-triggering and/or damage to the power locking system.