InteliGen 500: ComAp’s Paralleling Gen-Set Controller

To increase comfort when using their controllers, ComAp has upgraded its InteliGen 200 generator set controller and developed the InteliGen 500, a new paralleling genset controller equipped with a 5 in. color screen and 800×480 resolution.

“InteliGen500, with its color display and new graphic interface, is our response to the most frequent requirements of our customers,” says Jan Donát, ComAp’s product line manager.

ComAp said extra functions can be added by using plug-in modules (such as GPRS, RS232-485, BIO8) and CAN modules (to expand the scope of measurement and received signals). The plug-in architecture not only reduces the space needed in the panel, but also allows for controller expansions in the future.

The variety of communication capabilities enables customers to connect the control unit several possible ways, which in turn offers flexibility regarding the type or location of the application.

“While a USB device represents a simple interconnection between a CU and PC for configuration and monitoring, a USB master can be used for downloading a CU archive and/or uploading a configuration or a new FW without the need of a PC on site,” said Donát. In addition to the above, an Ethernet and RS485 module are also being used (the former for expanding the interconnection between the controller and the local network and the later for connecting the generators to BMS applications).

As it enables switching between two applications, InteliGen 500 is applicable for rentals, packaging, OEMs, telecoms and other companies. “Thanks to this, our customers do not need to change the control units on the gensets and we are able to optimize our stock levels,“ Donát said.

Related Articles

Mobile Equipment ECU
Hydraulic Steering Valve For Off-Highway Equipment
Liebherr’s New Service Tool
Inline Sealed Connectors For Commercial Vehicles
On-Demand Cellular Asset Tracker for Off-Highway Equipment
Deutz D1.2 Power Packs
New Stage 5 Machines From Bobcat
Pump Assembly With Common Suction Port

Latest News

Trystar Streamlines Manufacturing At New Site
Volvo Penta Supplies Electric Driveline For Fire Truck
First MTU Gas Engines In New Doeksen Ferry
Management Changes at Dana Off-Highway
Isotta Fraschini Motori’s Next 120 Years
Hydrogen Excavator “First” From JCB
Crucial Stage 5 Delay Breakthrough, Says Industry
Cummins Wins Turbocharger Patent Action
New Online Resources For Propane Autogas

Magazine Issue Archive

Diesel Progress – June 2020
Diesel Progress International May-June 2020
Diesel Progress – May 2020
Diesel Progress – April 2020
Diesel Progress International March-April 2020
Diesel Progress – March 2020
Diesel Progress – February 2020
Diesel Progress International January – February 2020
Diesel Progress – January 2020
Diesel Progress – December 2019

Login

Forgotten Password?

Haven’t got an account? Click here to register.