ITW GSE / Hobart GPU 400

Hobart GPU-400 Ground Power Unit GPU

GPU 400 Performance Features:

  • Output DC voltage independent of ±10% input voltage variations
  • Output current limit setting is adjustable over the range of 150 to 1600 amperes
  • Output terminals safely located inside case
  • NEMA 3R Enclosure
  • Separate input and output contactors with status indication lights
  • Protective recessed control panel
  • Convenience receptacle for lights, electric drill, or test instruments
  • T-handle 3-wheel mounting with activated parking brake provides easy maneuverability and stable parking
  • Laminated control panel overlay for long life of lettering
  • 20 foot DC cable

The ITW GSE / Hobart GPU 400 Solid State ground power units provide precisely regulated 28.5 volt DC service. These reliable solid state GPU’s are equipped for engine starting in the current limiting “soft start” mode recommended by most airframe manufacturers.

Specifically developed in response to customer needs, the GPU-400 and GPU 600 supply the fully regulated, dependable power required by today’s more demanding aircraft. The GPU-400 delivers 400 amperes continuous to 1600 amperes peak for starting.

GPU 400 Specifications:

Performance 500160-401
Supply Voltage, 3-phase, Reconnectable 208/230/460
Full Load Input Current 56/52/26
Frequency 60 Hz
Nominal Output Voltage 28.5 VDC
Optional Output Voltage 14.25 VDC
Output Voltage Regulation @ 100% ±10% ±.05%
Amperes Continuous 400
Amperes Starting with Current Limiting 150 to 1600
Ripple Below the Limits of Mil-STD 704D Yes
Convenience Receptacle 10A, 115V, 60Hz

GPU 400 Specifications:

Model Length (Overall) Width (Case) Width (Overall) Height (w/o Cable Tray Weight (Dry)
Portable Models 46.5″ (118.1 cm) 24″ (60.9 cm) 33″ (83.8 cm) 33″ (83.8 cm) 750 lbs. (340 kg)
Stationary Models 34″ (86.4 cm) 24″ (60.9 cm) 24″ (60.9 cm) 29″ (73.7 cm) 700 lbs. (318 kg)

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