How to Syncronize 2 Electric Linear Actuators

Synchronizing 2 Electric Linear Actuators with the New FIRGELLI FCB-1 Control Box

How to Syncronize 2 Electric Linear Actuators

In today's blog post, we are excited to introduce you to a new technological marvel in the world of electric linear actuators—the FIRGELLI FCB-1 control box. This cutting-edge device revolutionizes the way you can synchronize and control multiple actuators simultaneously. In this post, we will provide an overview of the FCB-1 control box and its features, and then delve into a detailed discussion about how to sync two electric linear actuators using this remarkable device.  The Ful video on how to Sync 2 Actuators is below

Blog Post: Hello there, fellow enthusiasts of electric linear actuators! Today, we have an exciting topic to discuss—the remarkable FIRGELLI FCB-1 control box. This ingenious device opens up new possibilities for synchronizing and controlling multiple electric linear actuators with ease. In this blog post, we will introduce you to the FCB-1 control box and provide a comprehensive overview of its features and capabilities. Moreover, we will take you through a step-by-step guide on how to sync two electric linear actuators using this advanced control box.

The FIRGELLI FCB-1 control box boasts an array of cutting-edge features that will leave you impressed. With its built-in LED touch screen, you gain complete control over your actuators via an intuitive control panel. One of the most remarkable aspects of this control box is its ability to synchronize up to four actuators, ensuring they operate at the same speed. Even if you choose to use different types of actuators, the FCB-1 allows seamless synchronization.

Let's dive into the core functionality of the FCB-1 control box. Not only can you adjust the speed of your actuators, both during extension and retraction, but you can also set precise limit switches to define their start and stop positions. This eliminates the need to rely solely on the built-in limit switches of the actuators themselves, providing you with greater flexibility and control.

One noteworthy aspect of the FCB-1 is its compatibility with various electric linear actuators. It works seamlessly with actuators equipped with built-in feedback systems, such as hall sensors or optical sensors. These feedback mechanisms enable the control box to precisely control the speed, adjust limit switches, and achieve synchronization. Whether you are using FIRGELLI actuators or other brands, as long as they have the necessary feedback mechanisms, the FCB-1 can enhance their performance.

The versatility of the FCB-1 control box extends to its power requirements. It can operate on either 12 or 24 volts, catering to different setups and applications. Moreover, it offers multiple control options. You can wire in a separate switch, connect it to an Arduino or PLC system, or simply use the control box's touch screen interface to control all aspects of your actuators. It's a user-friendly and adaptable solution for your electric linear actuator needs.

Now, let's walk through the steps of syncing two electric linear actuators using the FIRGELLI FCB-1 control box. The video provided above demonstrates the process in detail, but here's a summarized guide:

  1. Connect the control box to power using the provided green connectors. Ensure proper polarity and voltage compatibility.
  2. Plug in the desired actuators into the large green connectors on the control box. Follow the wiring instructions specific to your actuators, considering the power and feedback connections.
  3. Set the time on the control box and perform any desired adjustments, such as date settings, backlight brightness, and button buzzer activation.
  4. Initiate a calibration process by accessing the actuator settings on the control box. This calibration synchronizes the actuators and ensures their proper functioning.
  5. Observe the calibration sequence as the actuators extend and retract. Once completed, the green light indicates that the actuators are ready to operate.
  6. Test the control by using the control box's touch screen interface or a connected switch to extend and retract the actuators individually.
  7. For synchronizing multiple actuators, set the control box to recognize the number of actuators being used (e.g., two actuators).
  8. Repeat the calibration process with the multiple actuators connected. Once calibrated, the actuators will operate at the same speed, even if they are of different types or power capacities.
  9. Enjoy the synchronized operation of your electric linear actuators, witnessing their simultaneous extension, retraction, and precise positioning.

Conclusion: The FIRGELLI FCB-1 control box opens up new horizons in the world of electric linear actuators. With its advanced features, compatibility with various actuators, and user-friendly interface, it provides a seamless solution for synchronizing and controlling multiple actuators. Whether you are a DIY enthusiast, a robotics enthusiast, or involved in industrial automation, the FCB-1 control box offers a powerful tool to enhance the performance and functionality of your electric linear actuator systems. So, go ahead and explore the possibilities unlocked by the FIRGELLI FCB-1 control box today!

To watch our video on how to Sync 4 Actuators you can view that blog and video here

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