Field Devices - Where is the 0-10 volt control signal connected, on a Forta actuator?

Issue

Where is the 0-10 volt control signal connected, on a Forta actuator?

Product Line

Field Devices

Environment

Forta

M400

Actuator

Wiring

Connections

Cause

The customer was uncertain how to connect the M400 actuator.

Resolution

The general configuration and connection details are the same for all of the Forta range of actuators.

All of the range can accept a 0-10 volt dc input or increase/decrease signals.

Terminal Function Designation

G                  24 V AC Supply
G0                24 V AC return
X1                 Input
MX                Input, neutral
VH                Increase
VC                Decrease
G1                16 V DC Supply for RC
Y                   0–100 % Feedback signal

The 0-10 volt control signal is connected to (X1) and the associate 0 volt is connected to (MX).

If there is not an associated 0 volt available then (MX) should be connected to the (G0) terminal.

To download the Forta Handbook please click HERE.