Model 8290-189 is a Woodward speed control device that operates with a 24-volt system battery. It is an isochronous device that can be used on various prime movers. The product does not need the use of a hydraulic oil supply or mechanical drive to operate. This specific model is compatible with diesel engines. It comes from the Electrically Powered Governor series and is part of a full EPG system. Model 8290-189 is a speed control device designed for precision. It makes use of switch-selected dual dynamics, and load-sharing accessories can be optionally used with it.
Specifications for model 8290-189 include;
- Approximate workload weight of 1.7 pounds.
- A 95-watt maximum power consumption.
- Minimum 5A battery charger capability.
- An actuator rotation of 30 to 35 degrees.
- Speed range of 3000Hz to 6000Hz.
To create an entire EPG system an actuator, speed control, and magnetic pickup are all needed. Actuator model options for speed control device 8290-189 are 524 or 724. Any actuators will have serrated output shafts. Even though model 8290-189 has been discontinued by Woodward, it is currently available through AX Control. These devices can be repaired, bought, or sold through us.