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The EPG (Electrically Powered Governor) model 8256-078 is an actuator with sealed position feedback and is a 1724 model which acts on a 24-Volt battery. The length of wire from the 8256-078 model to the battery should be 75 ft. based on a 12 AWG and 35 ft. based on a 14 AWG.

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The EPG (Electrically Powered Governor) model 8256-078 is an actuator with sealed position feedback and is a 1724 model which acts on a 24-Volt battery. The length of wire from the 8256-078 model to the battery should be 75 ft. based on a 12 AWG and 35 ft. based on a 14 AWG.

AVAILABILITY:

CALL FOR AVAILABILITY

Contact: 1-919-372-8413 (Intl.), 1-800-991-7026 (US), sales@axcontrol.com

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8256-078 Technical Specifications

Battery Voltage Measuring Range 10-16 V
Manufacturer Woodward
Model Type 1724
Preferred Actuator Shaft Movement Twenty-Six degrees
Series EPG, Electrically Powered Governor
Total Allowable Wire Length 150 ft for 12 AWG, and/or 70 ft for 14 AWG

Product Description

Part of Woodward’s Electrically Powered Governor series is actuator model 8256-078. The lightweight product weighs less than two pounds and is compatible with multiple types of engines. The actuator works on prime movers, providing low-mass and low-friction. It can be mounted near the engine panelings and is built of corrosive-resistant material to make it long-lasting. This product is also made to withstand high temperatures, with an ambient temperature range of -40 to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The volt supply on model 8256-078 is 12, with a minimum of 10 Vdc and a maximum of 16 Vdc. The maximum power consumption is 60 watts.

This Woodward actuator is made to be responsive, effective, and reliable, and operates at maximum capacity. It is equipped with internal springs, as well as clockwise and counterclockwise rotation. Model 8256-078 is just one aspect of a full EPG system. A complete system combines the actuator with magnetic pickup and electronic speed control. These tools are usually sold separately. Woodward has discontinued this actuator product model, but it is still available through AX Control.

Reviews For 8256-078
Internal Review

Electrically Powered Governor Systems Model number 8256-078 is a 24-Volt control model. The volts of direct current must sit in the range of 20-32 and will have a maximum power consumption of 95 W, please note that the battery charger must be capable of at leas 5 A when the attached governor is energized. - AX Control Technician

Repair Services For 8256-078

Type Lead Time Price Action
Repair Service 1-2 weeks $1985

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