Tag Archives: Wiring

208V Single Phase and 208V 3 Phase: Can I Run Single Phase Loads with a Three Phase Generator? Yup.


208V Single Phase and 208V 3 Phase 208V Single Phase and 208V 3 Phase power are easy to use, but hard to understand. If you want a simple understanding but aren’t electrically minded, start with a simple analogy you can build on. I like the bicycle analogy. Bicycle Analogy   A tandem bicycle has two people providing power with four legs (pedals). Each leg […]

U.S. Military Connector Specifications Including MIL-DTL-22992


U.S. Military connector specifications including MIL-DTL-22992 Many customers inquire about the various military connector specifications in use by the US (and other) military. Below is a detailed explanation of the most common standards. GMG can obtain all current cables, connectors, and leads for US military diesel generators and distribution boxes. Note that the following specification and […]

Wiring Diagrams for MEP002A & MEP003A Military Diesel Generators


We have had requests for diagrams for the MEP002A and MEP003A wiring.  In this post you will find 3 high resolution photos of a new Control Box that we have in stock (yes, it’s for sale;-). Hope this helps you with your electrical needs.

How To Convert a MEP016D to 120/240 Volt Use

There is a lot of chit chat on the web about converting the MEP016D military diesel generator to dual/simultaneous 120/240 volt output. The normal output is either 100% 120 volt or 240 volt (both single phase), but not both. Before going further, some disclosures: GMG always recommends the hiring of a local licensed and insured […]

How To Wire a MEP002A or MEP003A Diesel Generator

This article describes common power  generation connections and discusses the use of power transformers.  This is a scanned article and there may be typos and some odd images. We tried to scan and convert this so that it is more accessible on the Internet.  Please see all the figures and pictures at the end of […]