What does a generator control unit do
A generator control unit integrates a 3-Phase Generator Control Module, a Circuit Breaker controllers, a Belt Alternator Monitoring module, an Engine Control & Monitoring system and a serial Data Interface RS485. The Be124 controller provides clear visual indication by means of LEDs and Display for all supervised parameters and alarms. It features a range of programmable settings and is engineered to comply with international standards. A CANBUS interface communicates with engines equipped with ECU according to the SAE-1939 standard.
In the image you can observe the front panel of the Be124 generator control unit.
 GRAPHIC DISPLAY  YELLOW LAMP (WARNING)  RED LAM (FUEL ALARM)  KEY SWITCH  ALARM SILENCE  OIL PRESSURE ALARM  ENGINE TEMPERATURE ALARM  AUTO MODE BUTTON  GCB BUTTON  ALARM SHUTDOWN  ..  NAVIGATION BUTTONS