McPherson Controls | Voltage Regulator | ADVR-16

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McPherson Controls | Voltage Regulator | ADVR-16


  • Replaces SS16A-2 
  • Universal 16 Amp 1/2 Wave Self Excited Automatic Voltage Regulator can be used in parallel operation of Generator Sets.  

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Details and Specifications

  • Voltage regulation less than +/-0.5% 
  • Suitable for brushless type generator sensing input 170 to 510 Vac 
  • Can be used in parallel operation 
  • 16A dc current output 
  • Suitable frequency 50/60 Hz 
  • Inverse-time over excitation protection 
  • O/E over excitation protection 
  • Under frequency protection and soft start voltage ramping 
  • Load CT current compensation, analog voltage input 

Product Specifications:

Sensing Input Voltage 170 to 510 Vac 1 phase 2 wire DIP switch selectable 

Frequency 50/60 Hz 

Power Input Voltage 60 to 300 Vac 1 phase 2 wire 
Excitation Output Voltage 220V 1 phase Current Continuous 63 Vdc 16A Max. 90 Vdc 20A for 10 seconds 

Resistance Min. 4 ohms 

External Voltage Adjustment Max. +/-10% with 1K ohms 1 watt potentiometer 
Voltage Regulation Less than +/-0.5% (with 4% engine governing) 
Build Up Voltage 5Vac 25Hz residual volts at power input terminal 
Static Power Dissipation Max. 4 watts 
CT Current Compensation Input 1A or 5A (DIP switch selectable) 
Analogue Voltage Input Max. +/-5 Vdc +/-10% @ +/-3 Vdc 
Under Frequency Protection 55 Hz @ 60 Hz (adjustable) 

45 Hz @ 50 Hz (adjustable) 

Over Excitation Protection When excitation output > 40% Power Input, excitation output will shutdown after 10 sec 
Voltage Thermal Drift Less than 3% at temperature range -40 to +70 °C 


AVR Control Functions 
VOLT Voltage adjustment 
STAB Stability adjustment 
U/F Setting under frequency protection knee point 
DROOP Droop adjustment 
TRIM Analogue input adjustment 


Environment -40 to +70 °C 
Storage Temperature -40 to +85 °C 
Relative Humidity Max. 95% 
Vibration 5.5 Gs @ 60 Hz 


Physical Specifications 
Dimension 162.0 (L) x 112.0 (W) x 43.0 (H) mm 

6.38 (L) x 4.41 (W) x 1.69 (H) inch 

Weight 510 g +/-2% 

1.125 lb +/- 2% 

PRODUCT Related documents:

ADVR-16 Manual

ADVR-16 Spec Sheet

Additional Info
Weight2 lbs
Dimensions7 × 5 × 2.5 in


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