Nikota Generator

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-01-11, 04:25 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 1
Question Nikota Generator

Am helping a friend with a Generator Problem. It's a Chineese Honda Clone. Nikota 3500. The problem is the unit will make stated voltage of 115v and 230V in a no load condition but will only handle a load of about 200 watts. Anymore than that and the power will go out. Test this with a adjustable flood light. Works on low fine 150w medium 300 watt starts to go dim 500 watt goes out. bring it back to 150w and the power comes back up. Tuff to figure out. Any clues?? Thank you
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-02-11, 06:13 PM
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 16,819
Sorry, I don't have any suggestions. Those chinese generators aren't known for reliability even new out of the box. Getting a wiring schematic may prove to be near impossible and when you do, it's liable to be full of errors in my experience. The best chance of figuring it out is probably to contact the company or a dealer of the product if there still are any and hopefully they will have some literature you can reference. It could be bad windings, contacts, regulator, maybe diodes.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes