Product 8290-052 is an isochronous speed control device from Woodward. It comes from the Electrically Powered Governor series and has been designed for use with prime movers. The device is made for use on movers with low mass and low friction. This model, and others in the series, do not require a hydraulic supply or manual drive to operate.
Additional operating information for product 8290-052 includes;
- Speed range of 6000 to 12000 Hz.
- Temperature range of -40 to 167 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Powered by a 12-volt battery.
- Mounting capable on the prime mover.
- Compatible with 12 AWG and 14 AWG wires.
Model 8290-052 should be installed near the actuator and battery, in a covered area away from the weather. It should also be kept from high-heat devices, such as the exhaust. To create a full EPG system, this speed control device needs to be combined with magnetic pickup and an actuator. Model 8290-052 is only compatible with gas or gasoline-powered engines. While this speed control has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available through Woodward, it can still be found through other sources. AX Control buys, sells, and trades these models.