The C1500D5P diesel generator, part of the K50 series by Cummins, features the KTA50-G8-I engine with 12 cylinders. Cummins has chosen the Stamford S7L1D-C4 model for the alternator of this generator. The Cummins controller PowerCommand 3.3is utilized for process control in the C1500D5P diesel generator. This generator has an output voltage of 415 volts, operates at a frequency of 50 Hz, and is a three-phase diesel generator. The C1500D5P diesel generator belongs to the OPEN TYPE category.


Reliable and Durable 

Cummins® ‘K50 series’ diesel engine with strong regrindable crankshaft, high strength connecting rod, low pressure fuel lines, STC (Step Timing Controls) injectors and high volume coolant system make ‘K50 series’ generating sets, more reliable and durable. Engines have clocked millions of hours, operating in some of the world’s most demanding conditions. Current engines are regularly upgraded with new technologies for better performance and economy.  The ultimate proof of superior performance and reliability is the fact that Cummins® entities worldwide source these engines from Cummins India for their markets.

Unmatched Warranty  

• Cummins® ‘K50 series’ diesel engine generator sets are a truly cost effective solution to long term power need backed by industry best, 2 years / 5000 hrs warranty, for the entire generating set. 

• With superior experience in technology, design capability and commitment reliability and quality we offer an unmatched 5 years or 5000 hours (including above 2 years) warranty coverage on 5 critical components (5C) of the engine – Cylinder Head, Camshaft, Crankshaft, Cylinder Block, Connecting  Rod against manufacturing defect.

Cummins® Advantage 

• Special features of Cummins® ‘K50 series’ engines like STC (Step Timing Controls) injectors, low temperature aftercooler, square cumbustion chamber, optimised turbocharging and precision heavy duty camshaft make these engines the ultimate in exceptional fuel efficiency all across the operating range.

Single Source Power Assurance 

Design, manufacture and testing of engine, alternator and other accessories is done by Cummins Group of companies for optimum performance and is backed by a countrywide product support network with a single source responsibility for the entire package.

Standard Scope



Cummins ‘K50 series’ direct injection, water cooled engine, 16 cylinder, 4 stroke, rated at 1500 RPM, conforming to ISO 3046/ISO 13018 has the following specifications:

• Cummins PT fuel pump  

• Cummins having duty ESTC injectors   

• Holset turbocharger, pulse tuned exhaust manifold, stainless steel exhaust flexible connections 

• Radiator or Heat exchanger, Coolant inhibitor, 

• Plate type lube oil cooler 

• Outboard aftercoolers 

• Full flow paper element filters - fuel, lube oil and bypass 

• Dry type replaceable paper element air cleaner with restriction indicator 

• Flywheel housing & flywheel to suit single / double bearing alternator 

•Holset Flexible coupling for double bearing alternator 

• Starting motor – Electric, Battery charging alternator 

• Electronic control panel

• Cummins PowerCommand® microprocessor based genset controller  

• First fill lube oil and coolant


• Stamford brushless alternator 

• Seperately excited, self-regulated 

• Class ‘H’ insulation 

• Salient pole revolving field 

• Single bearing 

• Space heater & RTD & BTD’s only sensor - (without scanner)

• PMG standard 

• Accessories: 

• Silencer suitably optimized to reduce noise 

• Sturdy base rail 

• 990 ltrs. free standing fuel tank 

• 4 x 12 V dry, uncharged batteries with connecting leads and terminals



Oil/Coolant heater, No cool, PHE, Air starter 


Double Bearing 

Control Panel: -   PC3.3  

-  Bargraph For PC3.3 Panel with kW, Power factor, Frequncy,Current, Voltage  

- Remote HMI 

AMF control panel, Battery charger, Remote/Auto start panel, Auto/Manual synchronizing panel, Audio/Visual annunciation for faults, Auxiliary output relays and remote annunciators


Control Panel: PowerCommand® PC 3.3 

The PowerCommand® control system is an integrated microprocessor based generator set control system providing voltage regulation, engine protection, alternator protection, operator interface and isochronous governing.


– Includes integral AmpSentry protection, which provides a full range of alternator protection function which are matched to the alternator provided. 

Power Management

 – Control function provides battery monitoring, testing and a smart starting control system. 

Advanced Control Methodology

 – Three phase sensing, FET based full wave rectified voltage regulation and a PWM output for stable operation with all load types. 

Communications Interface 

– Control comes standard with PCCNet and Modbus interface. 

Regulation Compliant

 – Prototype tested: UL, CSA and CE compliant. 


- InPower™ PC-based service tool available for detailed diagnostics, setup, data logging and fault simulation. 

Reliable Design 

– For reliable operations in harsh environment. 

Multi-language Support 

Independent of PC/ laptop for setting up

Operator Panel Features 

Operator panel features 

– The operator panel, in addition to the alternator, displays the Utility/ AC Bus data.

Operator/ display functions 

• 320 x 240 pixels graphic LED backlight LCD with bar graph for displaying electrical parameters 

 • Auto, manual, start, stop, fault reset and lamp test/panel lamp switches 

• Alpha-numeric display with pushbuttons 

• LED lamps indicating genset running, remote start, not in auto, common shutdown, common warning, manual run mode, auto mode and stop

Paralleling control functions

• Digital frequency synchronization and voltage matching 

• Isochronous kW and kvar load sharing controls 

• Droop kW and kvar control 

• Sync check 

• Extended paralleling (Peak Shave/Base Load) 

• Digital power transfer control (AMF) provides load transfer operation in open or closed transition or soft (ramping) transfer mode 

Alternator data 

• Line-to-neutral and line-to-line AC volts 

• 3-phase AC current  

• Frequency  

• kW, kvar, power factor kVA (three phase and total) 

Engine data 

• DC voltage 

• Engine speed 

• Lube oil pressure 

• Coolant temperature/ low level 

• Comprehensive FAE data (where applicable) 

Other data 

• Genset model data 

• Start attempts, starts, running hours, kW hours  

• Load profile (operating hours at % load in 5% increments) 

• Fault history 

• Data logging and fault simulation (requires InPower)

Standard Control Functions 

Digital governing 

• Integrated digital electronic isochronous governor 

• Temperature dynamic governing 

Digital voltage regulation 

• Integrated digital electronic voltage regulator 

• 3-phase, 4-wire line-to-line sensing 

• Configurable torque matching 

AmpSentry AC protection 

• AmpSentry protective relay 

• Over current and short circuit shutdown 

• Over current warning  

• Single and three phase fault regulation 

• Over and under voltage shutdown  

• Over and under frequency shutdown  

• Overload warning with alarm contact 

• Reverse power and reverse var shutdown 

• Field overload 

Engine protection 

• Battery voltage monitoring, protection and testing 

• Over speed shutdown 

• Low oil pressure warning and shutdown 

• High coolant temperature warning and shutdown 

• Low coolant level warning or shutdown 

• Low coolant temperature warning 

• Fail to start (over crank) shutdown 

• Fail to crank shutdown 

• Cranking lockout 

• Sensor failure indication 

• Low fuel level warning or shutdown 

Control functions 

• Time delay start and cool down 

• Real time clock for fault and event time stamping  

• Exerciser clock and time of day start/stop 

• Data logging

• Cycle cranking 

• Load shed/ dump as per configurable priority  

• Configurable inputs and outputs (4) 

• Remote emergency stop 


• Auxiliary output relays and remote annunciators

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Data sheet content


Control System
PowerCommand 3.3
Available Voltages
(50Hz) 415 V
16 cylinder , 4 stroke ,
50.3 litres (3067 in3)
Frequency (Hz)
Output power (kW / kVA)
159 mm (6.25 in.)
159 mm (6.25 in.)



Control System PowerCommand 3.3
Available Voltages (50Hz) 415 V
Configuration 16 cylinder, 4 stroke,
Displacement 50.3 litres (3067 in3)
Frequency (Hz) 50
Output power (kW / kVA) 1250KVA
Stroke 159 mm (6.25 in.)
Bore 159 mm (6.25 in.)