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  1. Scoobyshep

    Main power indicator

    Haha. My across the street neighbors are on a different circuit and they aren't shy about showing it. It's all fair though because when the whole neighborhood is out my house is lit up like a frigging Christmas tree.
  2. Scoobyshep

    Main power indicator

    heres an off the shelf item otherwise, a relay on the generator input and one on the line side...
  3. Scoobyshep

    MEP 805B wired to split 400amp panels

    Winding primary/winding seccondary=voltage primary/ voltage secondary= current secondary/current primary A 3 phase transformer is just 3 single phase transformers in the same case. If you lower the primary voltage the secondary voltage will drop by the winding ratio. Some transformers are...
  4. Scoobyshep

    MEP 805B wired to split 400amp panels

    split between 2 panels, the risk of imbalance damage is minimal, the shared leg has a risk of overload. If fuel efficiency isn't a huge concern you can always use a heater to help balance. For example, Panel 1 is wired to AB panel 2 is wired to BC and the heater dummy load is wired to CA
  5. Scoobyshep

    MEP 805B wired to split 400amp panels

    balanced is more efficient, you can cause head damage by running 2 legs at their maximum and nothing on the 3rd leg. The short and skinny, Balance as close as you can but dont go nuts over a few amps.
  6. Scoobyshep

    MEP 805B wired to split 400amp panels

    If you are isolating the main breaker for each panel with an interlock there should be no problem. What can get you into some trouble is if the grounding and bonding is not done correctly, especially if for some reason you run 1 panel on generator and the other on utility. You also need to...
  7. Scoobyshep

    MEP004A DC Circuit Interrupt trip issue

    If you are asking where to get the manuals click the TM tab up top and look for the gen set you have
  8. Scoobyshep

    Slave plug for MEP genset - cost effective options(?)

    It's not a technical inability it's a Mickey Mouse won't allow me to
  9. Scoobyshep

    Slave plug for MEP genset - cost effective options(?)

    Keep It Simple Stupid, UNLESS complex will be really really cool
  10. Scoobyshep

    MEP 805B fuel spraying into electric governor actuator, is this normal? Question to our Engine experts

    I am by far no diesel engine expert, (electrical) but the IPs i have worked with have commonly had the solenoid coil bathed in diesel.
  11. Scoobyshep

    Slave plug for MEP genset - cost effective options(?)

    We have some big DC equipment at work, 24 and 48 vdc. Fun part is all the battery chargers are 24 vdc. The battery disconnects and jumpers are all anderson connectors and when you pull the disconnects the jumpers (think a plate with several connectors) the mating connector on the charger can...
  12. Scoobyshep

    MEP 005A Emergency shutdown

    short circuit will trip cb2 undervolt, underfrequency, reverse power, overload, permissive parallel will trip cb2 but are bypassable with battle short low fuel, water temp, oil pressure, overvolt will kill the engine which also trips cb2
  13. Scoobyshep

    MEP-003, What have you done to prepare for this new winter season

    Check your motor mounts, Mine were sagging. i ended up adding a rubber grommet to them because the metal ring would delaminate from the rubber cones.
  14. Scoobyshep

    Another MEP003 is alive

    There are replacement frequency gauges available, I would get an aftermarket. Be sure to read the instructions most are direct wire (no transducer)
  15. Scoobyshep

    Craig tulls drawing (003A)

    T1 and T2 both look like they are tied to the AVR
  16. Scoobyshep

    Question to all MEP 004A 005A owners in reference to the AVR 11

    Have a 004. Ill never parallel. Would love a spare drop in
  17. Scoobyshep

    Zig zag vs delta for generator hookup

    I have a 004 and I retapped it to a low zigzag and have been able to pull the rated current
  18. Scoobyshep

    MEP 002a voltage adjust issue

    Engine speed is for frequency(Hz) only. The knob is for voltage only. What voltage are you reading? If you are using the control cube to meter make sure the selector switch is in the right place. If you are reading voltage on an external meter and the knob does nothing, the first thing i...
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