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Feedback Rod Linear Actuator

Feedback Rod Linear Actuator

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These Actuators have built in Potentiometers inside them so you can determine the position of the actuators at any point in time. The Potentiometers are  a Bournes 10 turn Potentiometer with 10K Ohm resistance

A good way to connect the Feedback actuators to a feedback reading device we recommend using an Arduino board. We sell an Arduino kit and we have enclosed an Arduino introduction video here to give you an understanding on how they work. 

Using the Arduino board you would be able to define pre-set positional limits for your actuator which can be ideal for certain applications. 

For all applications requiring feedback, our Bournes potentiometer equipped linear actuator line is your solution. Offering two variations in the line-up, the 35 lb dynamic force or 150 lb dynamic force linear actuator, your intelligent system for your project just got a lot more versatile. This line is constructed of high grade materials: an aluminum inner and outer tube paired with a zinc alloy housing, resulting in enhanced corrosion resistance for a long service life. As with all of our linear actuators these variations both come equipped with factory built-in limit switches as well as a clevis mounting point on each end to ensure easy fitment. The potentiometer feedback runs on a 10K ohm 3-wire system, and the linear actuator is controlled by a two wire system where reversing the polarity will retract the actuator; this system is easily wired to circuit boards for intelligent control, as well as relays, switches, and more. The Feedback Rod Actuator Line uses the MB1 Mounting Brackets

Model FA-PO-35-12-XX FA-PO-150-12-XX
Dynamic Force 35 lb 150 lb
Static Force 70 lb 300 lb 
Speed ("/S) 2" .5
Duty Cycle 20% at 100% load, 50% at 25% of load
IP Rating 54
Input 12v DC
Operational Temperature -26°C/65°C (-15°F/150°)
Limit Switch Built-in (factory preset)
Safety Certifications CE, ROHS
Bracket(s) MB1 and/or MB6

10K ohm 3-wire potentiometer

Linearity +/- 0.25%

10 Turn Potentiometer

Power rating 1-1.5W


Stroke Retracted Length Extended Length Weight
2" 7.9" 9.9" 2.7 lbs
4" 9.9" 13.9" 2.9 lbs
6" 11.9" 17.9" 3.1 lbs
8" 13.9" 21.9" 3.4 lbs
12" 17.9" 29.9" 3.85 lbs

Looking for a 3D model of this actuator? Please email, we will be happy to email it to you.

Feedback Rod Actuator Dimensions


Feedback Actuator Wiring Diagram

All feedback actuators are compatible with the Actuonix LAC board, also known as the LAC board. More information can be found by following this link. as well as an Arduino board

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