Model 8290-069 comes out of the Woodward series Electrically Powered Governor, and is a single-phase droop controller device, compatible with prime movers. This model can be used on gas and diesel-powered engines. This device can be mounted on the prime mover, near the batter and actuator. It should be installed in a well-ventilated, protected from the weather and moving devices. It should only be cooled off with natural methods.
Adding this product to a magnetic pickup and actuator will create a complete EPG system, which can work on prime movers with no mechanical drive or hydraulic supply.
The speed range of this model is 750 to 1500 Hz. It is only compatible with actuator models 8256-016 and 8256-021. It operates with a system voltage of 24 volts. Product 8290-069 is EU Directive Compliant and can be used with two types of wires. 12 AWG and 14 AWG wires are compatible with this device. This model has been discontinued through Woodward, but can still be found through AX Control and other sources. It can be bought, sold, or repaired with AX Control. Repairs of this device from AX Control will come with a three-year warranty.