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WhisperWatt DCA600SSV Diesel generator


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Prime Rating: 480 kW (600 kVA)
Standby Rating: 528 kW (660 kVA)
60 Hertz

WhisperWatt DCA600SSV drawing



Performance Data
Prime Rating 480 kW 600 kVA
Standby Rating 528 kW 660 kVA
Generator RPM 1800
Voltage - Three Phase 208, 220, 240, 416, 440, 460, 480V Reconnectable
Voltage - Single Phase 120, 127, 139, 240, 254, 277V Adjustable
Generator Design Revolving field, Self-ventilated, Drip-proof, Single bearing
Voltage Regulation (No Load to Full Load) ±0.5 %
Power Factor 0.8
Armature Connection Star With Neutral
Excitation Brushless with AVR
No. Poles 4-pole
Frequency 0.25 Hz
Frequency Regulation (steady state load) ±74 %
Sound Level (Full Load at 23 ft.) dB(A)
Notice: Features and equipment specifications are subject to change without notice.



WhisperWatt DCA600SSV drawing



Standard Features:


Optional Generator Features:


Optional Control Features:


Optional Fuel Cell Features:


Generator Specifications
Design Revolving field, self ventilated, drip-proof, single bearing
Number of Poles 4
Excitation Brushless with AVR
Standby Output 528 KW (660 KVA)
Prime Output 480 KW (600 KVA)
Generator RPM 1800
Voltage - 3Ø 208, 220, 240, 416, 440, 480V Reconnectable
Voltage - 1Ø 120, 127, 139, 240, 254, 277V Adjustable
Armature Connection Star with neutral
Voltage Regulation ±0.5%
Power Factor 0.8
Frequency 60 Hz

Frequency Regulation:

No Load to Full Load

Isochronous under varying load from
no load to 100% load

Frequency Regulation:

Steady State

±0.25% of mean value for constant loads from no load to full load.
Insulation Class F
Sound Level dB(A) 74
Dry Weight 16,373 lbs. (7,425 kg)
Wet Weight 17,662 lbs. (8,010 kg)


Engine Specifications
Make Volvo
Model TAD1642GE
Emissions EPA Tier 2 Certified
Starting system Electric
Design 4-cycle, water cooled, Direct injection, Turbocharged, air to air intercooled
Displacement 16120cc
No. cylinders 6
Bore 144 mm
Stroke 165 mm
Gross Engine Power Output 810 hp (604kWm)
BMEP 362 psi (2498 kPa)
Piston Speed 1949 ft./min.
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Engine Speed 1800 rpm
Overspeed Limit 2070 rpm
Oil Capacity 12.7 gal (48 L)
Battery 200Ah X 2 (24V Systems)


Fuel System
Fuel Tank Capacity 129 gal (490 L)
Diesel Fuel at % of Load gal/hr (L/hr)
100% 33.1 (125.2)
75% 24.2 (91.7)
50% 17.3 (65.4)
25% 10.5 (39.6)


Rated Voltage Max Amps
1Ø 120V 1333.3 (4 wire)
1Ø 240V 666.7 (4 wire)
3Ø 240V 1443.4 Amps
3Ø 480V 721.7 Amps
Main Line Circuit Breaker Rating 1600 Amps
Over Current Releay Trip Set Point 720 Amps



Volvo Engine:
24 months from date of purchase and unlimited hours.
24 months from date of purchase or 2000 hours (whichever occurs first).
12 months excluding normal wear items.



Generator is not intended for use in enclosed areas or where free flow of air is restricted.

Backfeed to a utility system can cause electrocution and/or property damage. Do not connect to any building’s electrical system except through an approved device.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.



WhisperWatt DCA600SSV Spec Sheet


DCA600SSV operators manual