(2) Electrical starting (optional equipment).
A starter kit is available for general
issue. Models MEP-016C, MEP-021C,
and MEP-026C are easy to manually
d. Operation of Equipment.
start, but may need the kit in very
III, for the kit and/or individual com-
ponents, and requisitioning instructions.
Do not operate at idle speed with or
without load attached. At idle speed,
(a) Connect a 24/28 volt external power
source to the receptacle,
field voltage increases, thereby causing
voltage regulator to operate at maximum
output. This causes overloading of power
and start the engine electrically.
(3) Manual starting.
(1) General. When the engine is operating
and the load is connected, the generator operates
at its rated voltage. The generator set models
Serious eye injury can result from the
MEP-016A/C and MEP-026A/C are designed to
starter rope knot. Wear eye protection
operate continuously at 3600 revolutions per min-
w h e n pull starting engine.
ute in accordance with the engine governor setting.
MEP-021A/C operates at 3428 revolutions per
minute. The operator must always be observant of the
perform steps 1 through 7.