Woodward Control Panel Generator – Explained How To Operate
Woodward Control Panel Generator guide explains how to operate a Woodward DSC50 in a generator or in a remote Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) or AMF (Automatic mains transfer panel).
Manual / Automatic Operation
To change between manual and automatic operation mode, press the button highlighted below.
Voltage / Frequency Measurements
The array of seven segment displays display both the operating values (frequency, voltage) for both the generator and the mains. To scroll through the operating values, use the scroll button . The image below shows you which operating value is displayed.
If there is an alarm code, this will show on the display as a two digit number followed by the letter A. There are two types of alarm, a class B which is an Alarm only but will not interrupt the operation of the changeover panel and a class F which is a Shutdown alarm (the Generator Circuit Breaker will be opened immediately and the engine will be stopped without cool down).
The following are the possible alarm messages:
- 10 – Generator overfrequency
- 11 – Generator underfrequency
- 12 – Generator over-voltage
- 13 – Generator undervoltage
- 14 – Mains rotation field mismatch
- 30 – Start fail
- 31 – Unintended stop
- 40 – Maintenance hours
- 51 – Generator breaker close failure
- 52 – Generator breaker open failure
- 53 – Mains breaker close failure
- 54 – Mains breaker open failure
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