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Simplex Merlin Portable Load Bank (200-400kW)

  • Merlin 400kW
  • Merlin 400kW Control Panel
  • Merlin 400kW Inside
Price:
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SKU:
Merlin
Weight:
865.00 LBS




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The Simplex Merlin is a dual voltage (240/480V), fine load step resolution, fully instrumented portable resistive load bank intended for shop or field use by engine generator dealers and service shops for maintenance, testing, and performance proving of engine generator sets, UPS, and other power systems up to 200-400 KW (depending on the model).

FEATURES

  • Load Capacity: Max capacity up to 200, 250, 300, 350, or 400kW at 240 and 480 VAC, 3PH, 60Hz. Capacity derates at other voltages.
  • Duty Cycle: Rated for continuous operation.
  • Load Step Resolution: 5kW minimum at 240 and 480 VAC, 3PH, 60Hz.
  • Controls: Master load toggle switch and load step toggle switches; Digital meter; Fan Reversal, Load Voltage Selector, and Control Voltage Selector switches; Operator indicator lights: normal operation, over-voltage, fan failure / over-temperature.
  • Control/Fan Power: User selectable from internal load or from external source with power cord included.
  • Cooling: Three phase 6000-8000 CFM direct drive fan; Cast aluminum air foil type, shrouder propeller fan; Horizontal airflow - cold air intake from front, hot air exhaust out the rear.
  • Load Elements: Simplex Powr-Web chromium alloy, open wire, continuously supported, power resistor.
  • System Protections: Sensors, alarms (alarm message on remote operator interface terminal), lock-outs as appropriate, for the following: fan failure, high exhaust temperature, high intake temperature, high interior temperature (sensed at three points);
  • Load Circuit Protection: branch circuit fuses. One set of fuses each 50KW branch. Fuses are current limiting type, 200,000 AIC, 600V, enabling safe use on large generating or UPS system.
  • Load Connection: 12' connection cable set including 3-phase power cables and ground cable, stowed behind hinged door in rear compartment.
  • Enclosure: Exceptionally rugged, all welded, formed steel chassis. Lifting eyes, forklift channels, casters, and moving handle.
Merlin Comparison Chart
Model Max Capacity Load Step Resolution Dimensions
HxWxD
(inches)
Weight
(lbs.)
Merlin
200
200 kW @ 240/480V 3Ph
150 kW @ 208/416V 3Ph
125 kW @ 190/380V 3Ph
134 kW @ 240V 1Ph
 
 5, 10, 10, 25, 50, 100 
@ 240/480V 3Ph
56 x 31
x 50
865
Merlin
250
 250 kW @ 240/480V 3Ph
188 kW @ 208/416V 3Ph
157 kW @ 190/380V 3Ph
167 kW @ 240V 1Ph
5, 10, 10, 25, 50, 50, 100 
@ 240/480V 3Ph
 
56 x 31
x 50 
865
Merlin
300
 300 kW @ 240/480V 3Ph
225 kW @ 208/416V 3Ph
188 kW @ 190/380V 3Ph
200 kW @ 240V 1Ph
5, 10, 10, 25, 50, 100, 
100 @ 240/480V 3Ph
 
56 x 31
x 50
865
Merlin
350
 350 kW @ 240/480V 3Ph
262 kW @ 208/416V 3Ph
219 kW @ 190/380V 3Ph
233 kW @ 240V 1Ph
5, 10, 10, 25, 50, 50, 100, 
100 @ 240/480V 3Ph
 
69 x 31
x 50
1053
Merlin
400
 400 kW @ 240/480V 3Ph
300 kW @ 208/416V 3Ph
250 kW @ 190/380V 3Ph
267 kW @ 240V 1Ph
 5, 10, 10, 25, 50, 100, 100, 
100 @ 240/480V 3Ph
69 x 31
x 50
1053

PRODUCT DOWNLOADS

Merlin Brochure

Merlin 200-300 kW Operator's Manual

Merlin 350-400 kW Operator's Manual

Merlin 200-300 kW Drawing

Merlin 350-400 kW Drawing

Merlin Dimensions & Key Features

OPTIONS

  • Cam-lock Power Connections
  • Vinyl Cover
Capacity/Voltage/Phase:
Varies - See Comparison Chart
Frequency:
60 Hz, Optional: 50Hz, 400Hz
Load Step Resolution:
Varies - See Comparison Chart
Control/Cooling Power:
User selectable, internal/external
Internal Fan/Control Power (Merlin 200-300):
120V 1Ph 2w 60Hz; 240V 1Ph 3w 60Hz; 208-240V 3Ph 4w 60Hz; 416-480V 3Ph 3w 60Hz
Internal Fan/Control Power (Merlin 350-400):
190-205V 3Ph 3w 50Hz; 208V-240V 3Ph 3w 60Hz; 308-416V 3Ph 3w 50Hz; 416-480V 3Ph 3w 60Hz
External Fan/Control Power (Merlin 200-300):
115V, 1Ph, 60Hz, 20A; 15' cord with plug
External Fan/Control Power (Merlin 350-400):
230/460V, 3Ph, 60Hz, 15A; 15' cord with plug
Cooling Fan (Merlin 200-300):
1.5 hp, 6700 CFM, 120/240V, 1Ph
Cooling Fan (Merlin 350-400):
3.0 hp, 8000 CFM, 240/480V, 3Ph
Temperature Rating:
125 F max intake air temperature; Nominal 110 F rise
External Power (Merlin 200-300):
115V, 1Ph, 60Hz, 20A; 15' cord with plug
External Power (Merlin 350-400):
230/460V, 3Ph, 50/60Hz, 20A; 15' cord with plug
Dimensions HxWxD (inches):
Varies - See Comparison Chart
Weight:
Varies - See Comparison Chart
Limited Warranty:
12 Months

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