Vega DC Series Chain Actuator

Centered chain orientation actuator

  • Ideal for smart buildings; integrates with building and home automation systems
  • Low voltage DC motors are energy efficient
  • Multiple actuators may be linked for simultaneous operation of multiple windows
  • Push/Pull Force: 66 lbs
  • Opening distance up to 300mm (12 in).
  • UL Listed

  • Applications

  • For automation of awning or hopper windows, skylights, or curtain wall vents.
  • For commercial, institutional and residential projects, including schools, universities, municipal buildings, offices, gymnasiums, homes, condos, and more.
  • Natural Ventilation systems, such as operable windows and skylights, save energy and lower operating costs by reducing air conditioning and heating use.
  • LEED credits for green building projects can be earned under Indoor Environmental Quality for Natural Ventilation, Daylighting and Views.
  • Smoke Evacuation systems reduce smoke, heat and casualties during a fire; AFI actuators are SHE certified.
  • UC Berkeley – Blum Hall/Naval Architecture Bldg.
    UC Berkeley – Blum Hall/Naval Architecture Bldg.
  • Features & Benefits


    Opening: Up to 300 mm (12”) chain stroke Force: 66 lbs. push/pull Speed: approximately 9 mm (0.354 inch) per second Safety Marks: UL Listed, CE rated Use with: AFI UL Actuator & Control System DC voltage: 24 Vdc (-20% / +25%) low voltage Amp rating: 0.7 amps approx. at 250 N full load Power cable: UL cable 3 meter included, white color Dimensions: 45 x 32 x 450 mm (1-3/4” H x 1-1/4” W x 17-3/4” L) Signal feedback: Status signal open and closed available, See Accessories Data Sheet Mounting: Mounting brackets available separately

  • Specifications


    Chain Stroke Push Force Pull Force Chain Speed Nom. Current Draw 300mm 300N 300N 9mm/Sec. 0.7A at full load
  • Options

  • AFI Vega Actuators are available in standard grey, white, or black color
  • Other RAL colors on request, see accessory data sheet
  • Vega F-Signal DC Status signal open and closed available, see Data Sheet
  • Mounting brackets available separately
  • AFI Field Power Switch: For use with AFI DC Actuators, for testing, installation and maintenance, such as to extend the chain to attach to a window at installation. For connecting one to 3 actuators (up to 1.0 amps total of actuators at startup).

  • Warranty

  • Tested to 10,000 cycles.
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty; requires use according to Installation Guide recommendations.