GCP-31 Rental

    Woodward Offers Rental Genset Controller

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    Woodward’s GCP-31 Rental Genset Controller (Package RPQ+SC09) is especially designed to meet the needs of the rental generator market. Discrete inputs are provided to choose from different sets of rated voltages and frequencies.

    Phase matching synchronization and unloading the mains is provided without the need for mains circuit breaker reply signals.

    Up to eight GCP-31 Rental Controllers can be interconnected with each other via CAN bus interface to offer load management features including:

    • active and re-active power load sharing
    • load-dependent start/stop
    • emergency power/back up power generation


    The Woodward SYNCONpanel is the perfect accessory for the GCP-31 Rental Genset Controller in case the mains coupling point is far away from the genset controller, and mains/busbar measuring systems can’t be wired to the GCP-31

    Rental controller directly. The SYNCONpanel provides increased flexibility and simplicity, and reduces wiring efforts, since all measured values are transmitted to the GCP31 Rental genset controller via CAN bus.

    Features include:

    • Discrete inputs are provided to select between four rated voltages and two rated frequencies
    • Phase matching and slip synchronization
    • Unloading mains without the need for mains circuit breaker reply signals
    • CAN bus communication to engine control units by J1939
    • Load dependent start/stop and load sharing between up to 8 generators
    • -40°C storage temperature
    • LED synchronoscope
    • Push-buttons for direct control
    • Interconnection to Woodward SYNCONpanel
    • kWh/operation hours/start/maintenance counter
    • Configurable discrete inputs and outputs
    • Multilevel password protection
    • Language manager (English/German selectable)


    Power supply

    12/24Vdc (9.5 to 32 Vdc)


    max. 20W

    Ambient temperature (storage)

    -40 to 80 °C / -40 to 176 °F

    Ambient temperature (operation)

    -20 to 70 °C / -4 to 158 °F

    Ambient humidity

    95 %, non-condensing

    Voltage AC input

    400Vac true RMS


    Class 1

    Current AC input

    5A true RMS

    Accuracy Iac

    Class 1

    Discrete inputs (isolated)

    Range: 12/24Vdc (6 to 32Vdc)

    Relay outputs

    Potential free

    Load (resistive)

    2A@24Vdc and 250Vac

    Analog inputs

    00/ to 20mA, PT100, VDO

    Analog outputs (isolated)

    0/4 to 20 mA



    Front panel mounting

    Plastic housing

    Dimension (WxHxD)

    144 × 144 × 118 mm

    Sealing (front/back)



    Approx. 1,000 g





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