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Old 07-18-2016, 09:22 PM   #1
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Slide force limiter

It seems on one side of my schwintek slide that it has more force both going in and out. So much on the outside cycle it is about 3/4 of an inch further out than the opposite site. On the in cycle it seems to have more pressure on that same side to the extent that top outside trim piece of the slide is angled in on the bottom like the slide is pulling it in. How can I adjust force limiter on slide controller. Thanks. Bill
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Old 07-19-2016, 02:58 AM   #2
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Have you synced the slide per the directions? If so and you still have the issue I would suspect an out of spec installation by the wonder boys at Dutchmen.

Schwintek has a tolerance of of 1/8' which is amazing considering that most Dutchmen coaches seem to be built to 3" or so.

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1/8' out is only 1 1/2 " so he's still inside the range .
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Yes I have synced slides. The unit moves in synch it's the last bit of movement both in an out that the left side seems to go a bit further. Would like to adjust the stall or limiter force on controller. I'm


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Yes I have synced slides. The unit moves in synch it's the last bit of movement both in an out that the left side seems to go a bit further. Would like to adjust the stall or limiter force on controller. I'm


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I could be wrong, but I believe these are controlled by Hall Effect and if they are, there may be no adjustment as it may be set at the factory in the assembly of the motors by sensing current and feeding that to the motor controllers in order to stop movement. The following are from Wikipedia. Please if I am wrong, someone else chime in!

Position and motion sensing

Hall effect devices used in motion sensing and motion limit switches can offer enhanced reliability in extreme environments. As there are no moving parts involved within the sensor or magnet, typical life expectancy is improved compared to traditional electromechanical switches. Additionally, the sensor and magnet may be encapsulated in an appropriate protective material. This application is used in brushless DC motors.

Electric motor control

Some types of brushless DC electric motors use Hall effect sensors to detect the position of the rotor and feed that information to the motor controller. This allows for more precise motor control
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I could be wrong, but I believe these are controlled by Hall Effect and if they are, there may be no adjustment as it may be set at the factory in the assembly of the motors by sensing current and feeding that to the motor controllers in order to stop movement. The following are from Wikipedia. Please if I am wrong, someone else chime in!

Position and motion sensing

Hall effect devices used in motion sensing and motion limit switches can offer enhanced reliability in extreme environments. As there are no moving parts involved within the sensor or magnet, typical life expectancy is improved compared to traditional electromechanical switches. Additionally, the sensor and magnet may be encapsulated in an appropriate protective material. This application is used in brushless DC motors.

Electric motor control

Some types of brushless DC electric motors use Hall effect sensors to detect the position of the rotor and feed that information to the motor controller. This allows for more precise motor control
You're probably in the ballpark with the Hall sensor idea. Haven't we seen Hall sensor error codes thrown by the system?
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I haven't. I have only received a motor short code on mine but it still works flawlessly.

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I remember someone posting a Hall sensor error way back when they had a slide problem.
I don't have the code legend but it may be in there.

I'll soon be bringing my slides in after more than a year of being extended so it's gonna be a pucker factor when I do that.
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