Generator Control Units

Generator Control Unit

AMETEK PDS has decades of experience in developing and manufacturing Starter Generators and Generator Control Units (GCU) and we are the aerospace leaders in size, weight, power output and reliability.

Our patented GCU technology provides exceptional voltage regulation, fault protection, soft start and soft battery charge features along with an enhanced built-in test (BIT) function capability. These key features have enabled us the opportunity to produce numerous analog and digital generator control units each customized for the individual customers’ needs, including single or twin generator system designs.


Features and Benefits:

  • Voltage regulation
  • Voltage setting (Adjustable)
  • Paralleling control (If Needed)
  • Start contactor control
  • Automatic starter cutout (Adjustable)
  • Field weakening (Adjustable)
  • Line contactor control
  • Reverse current protection
  • Over-voltage protection
  • Open shunt field protection
  • Dead bus build-up ability
  • Ground fault protection
  • Selective trip
  • Anti-cycling protection