Setting the generator type code at fpControl

Objective of the procedure

You can set the generator type code in service menu of the control panel. This is necessary to adapt the generator control fpControl to different generator types.

Software concept

The menu item “config generator” in service menu takes you to a page where you can set the generator type code. You can use the panel’s arrow keys to set the generator type between its specified minimum and maximum value.

Menu item “config Generator”
Set the Generator type code
Confirm adjustments
minimum valuelowest valid type code
valueset type code, you can adjust this value using the arrow keys
maximum valuehighest valid type code
Controls
SymbolFunction
“Increase generator type code” key. A long press on the button activates the rapid increase of the code.
“Decrease generator type code” key. A long press on the button activates the rapid decrease of the code.
“Confirm generator type code” key.
Requirement

You must enter the service password or have admin rights while the function is being called.

Function call

Select in the menu service > enter service-code > config generator.

For the following steps, follow these rules for setting the generator type code

With generator control fpControl, the generator types are classified into three groups. The generators are assigned to a generators group according to the type of technology. Each group is assigned a number range.
Generator type codesGenerators group
0000 – 1999 Inverter Generators
2000 – 3999 DC Generators
4000 – 5999 Asynchronous Generators
Step by Step
NOTICE
Property damage to the generator and to connected loads due to setting the wrong generator type code.
If a wrong generator type code is set for the generator control, the generator and the loads connected to the generator may be damaged.
► Make sure which generator type code has to be set for your generator.
  1. Call the “config generator” dialog.
  2. Set the generator type code.
  3. Confirm your adjustment.
Result of the procedure

The generator control restarts.

After restarting of the generator control, the set generator type is displayed on the start page (preset):

Generator type on the start page
Generator type on the start page

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