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ProAct™ ISC Integrated Speed Control

ProAct™ ISC Integrated Speed Control

ProAct™ ISC Integrated Speed Control


The ProAct™ Integrated Speed Control (ISC) is an electric actuator with an integrated electronic driver capable of diesel or gaseous engine speed control or positioning tasks. The ProAct ISC can be mounted on-engine to control a diesel fuel rack or gaseous throttle via linkage or integrated throttle body. The ProAct ISC accepts a speed input from an MPU and can accept a position command signal from another device in the system such as an engine control module.

Configured as a speed control, the ProAct ISC offers speed control with software- selectable speed set points, dynamics, fuel limiting, and start/stop behavior.

Configured as a positioner, the ProAct ISC offers position control with software selectable CW/CCW operation and field calibration.


The ProAct ISC can be base- or flange-mounted on-engine, and will withstand high levels of vibration and temperature. The output shaft is a 0.625-36 serrated tooth shaft. Four levels of output torque are available. The ProAct ISC will also mount directly to Woodward integrated throttle bodies. The control accepts a speed input signal from a variable reluctance speed sensor, commonly called an MPU. The control may also be user-configured as a positioner accepting an analog position command signal or a J1939 CAN demand signal. Future options will include a CANopen communication capability.

The ProAct ISC offers a wide variety of speed control features: Dynamics settings, dual rated speed setting, idle/rated speed setting, raise or lower speed modifier, analog input speed modifier, analog raise and lower speed modifier, droop, dual dynamics, analog outputs, and discrete outputs.

The control also allows isochronous load sharing, and monitors key internal and external signals, and annunciates any detected faults through a discrete output. An analog output provides actual position indication, and a discrete input is available to remotely shut down the control.

Additional features of the ProAct ISC include on-line and off-line diagnostics, current limiting based on driver electronics temperature, and service port communications. The control is field programmable, allowing a single design to be used in many different applications. It must be configured and calibrated to the specific engine with a personal computer (PC) and the ProAct ISC Service Tool that communicates serially to the control via RS-232 using Woodward’s DDE ServLink protocol. The ProAct ISC Service Tool can be downloaded from the Woodward website (www.woodward.com/software).

Refer to manual 26246 for more detailed information on the ProAct Integrated Speed Control.

ProAct™ ISC Integrated Speed Control

Electric Actuator with Integral Speed Control or Position Driver

Product Specification 03326


  • Extremely fast, bi-directional electric actuator, electronically positioned in both directions
  • All-electric actuator requires no drive or hydraulic supply
  • Integral driver compatible of recip engine speed control or positioning tasks
  • 75° (±2°) rotary output allows direct coupling to butterfly, eliminating linkage
  • Four actuator sizes to fit broad range of applications
  • Configurable parameters to tailor to varied applications
  • Advanced Diagnostics

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