100 kW TACTICAL QUIET GENERATOR SET
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS Continued
NATO SLAVE RECEPTACLE START OPERATION
Slave receptacle (NATO connector) is electrically live at all times and is unfused. The Battery
Disconnect Switch does not remove power from the slave receptacle. NATO slave receptacle has 24
VDC even when Battery Disconnect Switch is set to OFF. This circuit is only dead when the
batteries are fully disconnected. Disconnect the batteries before performing maintenance on the
slave receptacle. Failure to comply can cause injury or death to personnel.
The NATO slave receptacle can be used to start the generator set when batteries are discharged.
Connect one end of NATO slave cable to fully charged 24Vdc system and other end to discharged generator set NATO
On EMCP of discharged TQG, set ENGINE CONTROL switch to MANUAL START to start generator.
Remove NATO slave cable after generator set starts.
END OF TASK
Metal jewelry can conduct electricity and become entangled in generator set components. Remove
all metal jewelry when working on generator set. Failure to comply can cause injury or death to
High voltage is produced when the generator set is in operation. Never attempt to start the
generator set unless it is properly grounded. Failure to comply can cause injury or death to
DC voltages are present at generator set electrical components even with generator set shut down.
Avoid shorting any positive with ground/negative. Failure to comply can cause injury to personnel
and damage to equipment.
Exhaust discharge contains deadly gases including carbon monoxide. Do not operate generator set
in an enclosed area unless exhaust discharge is properly vented outside. Failure to comply can cause
injury or death to personnel.