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Medusa T2300 Generator

FOR HELP OR ADVISE ON THIS PRODUCT PLEASE CALL OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP LINE : 01509 500300

Please read and fully understand the instructions in this manual before operation. Keep this manual safe for future reference
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Date: 15th June 2004 2 15 .SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WE SIP LTD GELDERS HALL ROAD SHEPSHED LOUGHBOROUGH LEICESTERSHIRE LE12 9NH Declare that the Medusa 2300 SIP Pt No. 04511 Suppliers Part No. TG2700 Complies with the following EEC Directives their supporting Statutory Instruments and the relevant standard where applicable: 98/37/EC 73/23/EEC 89/336/EEC and amendments 93/68/EEC 2000/14/EEC Machinery Directive EN 12601:2001 Low Voltage Directive EMC Directive EN 55012:2002 EN 61000-6-1:2001 EN 61000-6-3:2001 Noise Directive Signed: Joint Managing Director Two persons are required to safely remove this machine from its packaging due to its weight.

NOTES TECHNICAL DATA SIP MODEL NUMBER DIMENSIONS L X W X H NET WEIGHT ENGINE TYPE OUTPUT VOLTAGE OUTPUT CURRENT MAX OUTPUT CONTINUOUS RATED OUTPUT NOISE @ 4 METERS FUEL OIL FUEL TANK CAPACITY APPROX FULL TANK RUN TIME (HRS) ENGINE OIL CAPACITY SPARK PLUG TYPE SPARK PLUG GAP VALVE CLEARANCE 04511 525 X 420 X 450MM 44KG 4 STROKE. PETROL 230V 50HZ AC 10A AC 2300 WATTS 2000 WATTS 72DB(A) (97LWA) UNLEADED SAE 20W (0°C TO 25°C) 12 LTR 10 O.8 mm 0.6LTR BPR4ES (NGK) 0.0.7 mm . OHV.05mm / 0.0004” 14 3 .

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR PRODUCT PARTS LIST 4 13 .

clean or maintain the generator. NEVER Use or expose the generator or any thing connected to it to wet conditions .EXPLODED DIAGRAM GUARANTEE Guarantee “This product is covered by a 12 month parts and labour warranty covering failure due to manufacturers defects. In the unlikely event of warranty claims. Caution: Exhaust fumes are poisonous. The fuel used to run this generator (unleaded petrol) is highly flammable. Allow the engine to cool before attempting to move. ALWAYS stay alert and be aware of hot components / surfaces. This does not cover failure due to misuse or operating outside the scope of this manual. There is a very real risk of electric shock if this generator is not used in the correct manner. Never re-fuel the generator whilst it is still running. Do not operate this generator in enclosed areas. Proof of purchase will be required before any warranty can be honoured” SAFETY SYMBOLS During normal operation certain parts of this generator will become hot. contact your distributor or contact our help line on the back page of this manual. 12 5 . Store un used fuel safely and away from children.

Faulty capacitor 4.CONTINUED BEFORE STARTING YOUR GENERATOR MAINTENANCE…. clean and reconnect all wiring 2. 4. The oil level should be positioned between the Maximum and Minimum levels of the threaded filler. Engine speed is too slow 2. replace if necessary 2. Open or shorted wiring 3. replace if necessary. Tighten all mountings 2. Test winding resistance. Test rectifier replace if necessary 1. Alternator not magnetized 1. Replace bearing Engine won’t start Always ensure your generator is grounded before use. or loose wiring connection 2. Faulty bearing 1. 1. Excessive load applied 1. Unbalanced load applied 1. replace winding if necessary 5. Adjust gap. Have the engine speed adjusted 3. Open rectifier Low output voltage with no 1. 2. 3. Check leakage from the cylinder 6 11 . replace field winding if necessary Test load devices for shorts. Faulty capacitor 4. Open/shorted rotor or stator windings 5. replace winding if necessary 5. Loose generator or engine bolt 2. Short circuit in generator field or load 3. Have the engine speed adjusted 1. 4. Test rectifier. No fuel 2. Oil Filler Cap 1. Engine speed too low at full load 3. 4. replace if necessary Replace capacitor Test winding resistance. Referring to the wiring diagram. then apply each one individually to determine which one is causing erratic function 1. 2.CONTINUED • • Replace fuel filter when completely clean Refit fuel filler cap • • • • • • Fill and check fuel level Leave air gap at top of fuel tank Always securely fasten fuel cap Clean up any spilled fuel Do not operate near water Always use caution TROUBLESHOOTING Symptom Possible Cause(s) Corrective Action Zero output from receptacles USE UNLEADED PETROL (OCTANE RATING: 95 RON) Check the oil level in the crank case of the engine before starting the generator. Open rectifier 3. 1. Engine speed is too fast 1. Check fuel Place fuel switch in open position Place engine switch in open position Clean spark plug. Reduce the applied load Noisy operation 1. Faulty capacitor 2. Engine speed is too load slow 2. Engine switch is in closed position 4.OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS…. 3. Spark plug dirty or wrong gap 5. Replace capacitor 2. 2. Fuel switch is in closed position 3. Dirty. Open/shorted rotor or stator windings 5. corroded. Remove all loads. Re-magnetize the alternator Max Min High output voltage with no load Low output voltage under load Erratic output voltage Warning: Your generator is fitted with a ‘low oil sensor’ and may cut out or fail to start if the oil level is too low. Have the engine speed adjusted Clean and reconnect all wiring Replace capacitor Test winding resistance. Replace defective load device 3. Open rectifier 2. 3. No enough compression inside the cylinder 1. Have the engine speed adjusted Test rectifier. 5.

Replace the filter element and filter cover Ensure the filter cover seals correctly FUEL FILTER • • Remove fuel filler cap. (See technical spec) Replace the spark plug with correct torque:20nm REPLACE SPARK PLUG IF RQUIRED EXHAUST SCREEN • • • • • Wait until the exhaust is cool. Step 5: Allow the engine to run until it warms up. Undo the screw cap and remove the exhaust screen. AC Power Switch Pull Cord AIR FILTER • • • • • • Do not run engine without the air filter fitted. Step 3: Move choke lever to closed position. then move the choke lever to the open position. Remove any carbon deposits that may be building up. Unscrew the air filter cover Remove filter and wash well in solvent Pour a small amount of oil onto the filter element and gently squeeze out any excess oil. Step 4: Pull slowly on the starter cord until it engages.CONTINUED STARTING YOUR GENERATOR Step 1: Turn on fuel tap. Clean with wire brush and refit If exhaust screen is damaged. Step 6: Plug in the power cord and switch the AC switch to “ON”. Remove fuel filter and wash in solvent 10 7 . Choke Lever Fuel Tap Engine Switch Remove spark plug with the plug spanner supplied Inspect the spark plug. It should be a tan colour If necessary adjust the gap.MAINTENANCE…. then pull sharply to start the engine. replace it.CONTINUED SPARK PLUG INSPECTION • • • • • OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS…. Step 2: Turn on the engine switch.

replace if required. Re-fit drain plug and refill with suitable oil (0..OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS….CONTINUED STOPPING YOUR GENERATOR STEP 1: Turn off the AC power switch STEP 2: Unplug all power cords STEP 3: Turn engine switch to “off” AC Power switch MAINTENANCE STOP THE ENGINE BEFORE YOU CARRY OUT ANY MAINTENANCE Power cord Engine switch Step 4: Turn off the fuel tap Step 5: Remove any power cords Fuel Tap OIL REPLACEMENT ( ensure that the engine is warm ) • • • • • 8 Power Cord Place the generator on level ground Remove filler cap Open drain plug and collect oil in a suitable container Check gaskets. 9 .6Ltr) Replace filler cap.

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