Feedback Rod Linear Actuators

Feedback Rod Linear Actuators

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Feedback actuator control using Arduino
Spec Sheet

Description

These Actuators are equipped with built-in Bourns potentiometers so you can determine the absolute position of the actuator rod at any time.

To connect the Feedback Actuators to a feedback reading device we recommend using an Arduino board. Click here for more information about how to use an Arduino board with our actuators.

The potentiometer feedback runs on a 10K ohm 3-wire system. The linear actuator motor is controlled by a two-wire system where reversing the polarity will retract the actuator; this system is easily wired to circuit boards for intelligent control, as well as relays, switches, and more. The Feedback Rod Actuator Line uses the MB1 Mounting Brackets and/or the MB6 Brackets. The MB10 Rod-End bracket will also fit this unit.

CAD models of this actuator can be found under Resources/3D Files. For further information review the specifications and technical drawings down below or visit our tutorials page for instructions on how to use this actuator with switches, remotes, speed controllers, and Arduino. 

Standard Features and Benefits

  • Equipped with built-in Bourns 10-turn Potentiometers with 10K Ohm resistance
  • Equipped with built-in limit switch
  • Available in 3 dynamic forces. 35 lbs., 150 lbs. and 200 lbs.
  • High-grade materials: Aluminum inner and outer tube paired with zinc alloy housing for enhanced corrosion resistance, resulting in long service life
  • Clevis mounting point on each end to ensure easy fitment
  • Compatible with the MB1 Mounting Brackets and/or the MB6 Brackets and with MB10 Rod End Bracket
  • Integrate with feedback reading device such as Arduino board to define preset positional limits.
Specifications
Model FA-PO-35-12-XX FA-PO-150-12-XX FA-PO-240-12-XX
Dynamic Force 35 lbs. 150 lbs. 200 lbs.
Static Force 70 lbs. 300 lbs. 400 lbs.
Speed ("/S) 2 0.5 0.3
Gear Ratio 5:1 20:1 30:1
Duty Cycle 20% at 100% load, 50% at 25% of load, Max 5mins continuous use
IP Rating 54
Screw Acme Screw
Thread Diameter 12mm
Clevis Ends 6.3mm diameter
Input 12v DC
Max Draw 5 A
Operational Temperature 0°C - 40°C 
Limit Switch Built-in (factory preset)
Safety Certifications CE, ROHS
Bracket(s) MB1 and/or MB6; MB10
Feedback 10K ohm 3-wire potentiometer Linearity +/- 0.25% 10 Turn Potentiometer; Power rating 1-1.5W
Stroke Retracted Length  Extended Length Weight Step File
2" 7.9" 9.9" 2.7 lbs FA-PO-(F)-12-2
3" 2.8 lbs FA-PO-(F)-12-3
4" 9.9" 13.9" 2.9 lbs FA-PO-(F)-12-4
6" 11.9" 17.9" 3.1 lbs FA-PO-(F)-12-6
8" 13.9" 21.9" 3.4 lbs FA-PO-(F)-12-8
12" 17.9" 29.9" 3.85 lbs FA-PO-(F)-12-12
Technical Drawings
Feedback Rod Technical Drawing
Control Board

All feedback actuators are compatible with the Actuonix Linear Actuator Control board, also known as the LAC board. More information can be found by following this link. as well as anArduino board

Performance Graph
Feedback Rod Performance Graph jpg
Products Video

Feedback Linear Actuator Review

Comparison Video

Feedback vs Classic Linear Actuator

3D Model Downloads (.STEP)

35lb, 150lb and 200lb Force

Customer Product Reviews