Hobart GPU 600

Hobart GPU-600 Ground Power Unit GPU

GPU 600 Performance Features:

  • Output DC voltage independent of ±10% input voltage variations
  • Output current limit setting is adjustable over the range of 300 to 2,000 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 Hobart GPU 600 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 600 delivers 600 amperes continuous to 2000 amperes peak for starting.

GPU 600 Specifications:

Performance 500160-601
Supply Voltage, 3-phase, Reconnectable 208/230/460
Full Load Input Current 86/78/39
Frequency 60 Hz
Optional Output Voltage 14.25 VDC
Output Voltage Regulation @ 100% ±10% input line voltage variations ±.05%
Amperes Continuous 600
Amperes Starting with Current Limiting 300 to 2000
Ripple Below the Limits of Mil-STD 704D Yes
Convenience Receptacle 10A, 115V, 60Hz

GPU 600 Dimensions:

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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