ALK Operating Instructions

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Yes.  The exit alarm ALK is shipped standard with a RX, request to exit switch, but can work with the optional LX, latch bolt monitor switch.  If there is no switch in the device it will never alarm.
The ALK uses a 1 1/4" mortise cylinder with straight cam. (NO DOGGING)
The RX switch is required to activate the ALK. The RX switch monitors the pushbar and will signal the ALK to go into alarm when the pushbar is depressed. The RX switch also allows free in...
Followings are the reason for 98/99 exit alarm ALK not sound when push bar is activated. Make sure key switch on exit alarm ALK is turned on, wait for 20 seconds before you activating the pushba...
The ALK exit alarm will sound when the exterior trim is used to enter from pull side without using access control when an LX latch bolt monitor switch is used instead of RX push bar monitor switch.
Exit alarm ALK devices are not recommended for exterior application. We do not offer water proof exit alarm ALK devices.
There is currently an Exit Alarm Kit for the 19 device. It is ordered by description: 19 EAK 3' x Finish 19 HWEAK 3' x Finish (Hardwired version) 19 EAK 4' x Finish 19 HWEAK 4'' x F...
The Chexit device has a different base plate and center case than the ALK.  The Chexit device would need to be replaced with an ALK device.