Model 8290-045 comes from the manufacturer Woodward. It is a droop speed control product that is part of the Electrically Powered Governor series. It was designed for use on gas or gasoline-powered engines and is powered by a 24-volt battery. Product 8290-045 is made to be used with actuator models 8256-016 or 8256-021.
The speed range on this control device is between 3000 and 6000 Hz. The VDC range is from a minimum of 20 VDC to a maximum of 32 VDC. It consumes up to 95 watts of power.
Combining model 8290-045 with magnetic pickup and an actuator will create a complete EPG system. These systems are designed for use one prime movers with low friction and low mass. This speed control device can be used on engines without a hydraulic oil supply or mechanical drive. It weighs less than two pounds and is compliant with EU Directives. Model 8290-045 can be used with load-sharing accessories, and utilizes switch-selected dual dynamics.
Products from this Woodward series are designed to be long-lasting and withstand high temperatures. While they have been discontinued by the manufacturer, they can be found through sources such as AX Control. AX Control can buy and sell these devices, and offer repairs.