CPS Perkins AP500S 500kVA / 550kVA Diesel Generator

£39,751.13 excl. VAT (£47,701.36 inc. VAT)

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A three phase standby diesel 500kVA / 550kVA generator – Made in the UK

500kVA Prime Powered by a genuine UK Perkins 1500rpm water cooled diesel engine.

Equipped with an AVR alternator for a clean energy output.

Can be connected to an ATS system for an automatic power transfer.

Housed in a silenced weather-proof canopy 85dB(A) at 1m

Prime Power
1 Year Warranty

a heavy duty three phase diesel standby 550kVA or prime 500kVA generator available from Hampshire generators.

This 500kVA / 550kVA Standby Generator is a unit designed and manufactured using European components in the UK for various power applications around the world. The AP500/S generator is suitable for prime or standby applications meaning our generators are suitable for multiple purposes such as commercial premises, factories / workshops, data centres, business critical systems, agriculture and various industrial applications

powered by the Internationally renowned Perkins Engine

Perkins engine model – 2506A-E15TAG2 with international spare parts availability and support.


  • 550kVA / 440kw Standby Rating (no further overload)
  • 500kVA / 400kw Prime Rating (10% overload permissible for any one hour in twelve)

clean energy output.

Equipped with an AVR alternator to produce clean energy, the AP500/S is suited to powering any sensitive electronic equipment in your home or business, such as servers, network equipment, household appliances, machinery etc.

weatherproof & low noise level.

Housed in a silenced weather-proof canopy, the AP500/S produces only 85dB @ 1 metre to prevent interrupting you, your family or your workforce when in action.

long service life.

The canopy itself is constructed from galvanized steel, press-formed and fastened to the baseframe and finished with a power coat. The baseframe itself is of a heavy rolled steel construction and contains an 8 hour fuel tank.

standard features

  • External emergency stop button
  • Lockable external fuel fill point
  • Residential grade silencer inside the canopy
  • Control Panel viewing window
  • Multi-density foam lining – fire resistant to Class 1.
  • Large Doors for easy servicing
  • Radiator Filling point on the roof
  • Colour coded wiring diagrams
  • Lifting hooks and fork lift access
  • Built-in Anti-vibration mounts
  • Deepsea Electronics controllers as standard
  • Side mounted MCCB connection box
  • Undrilled cable gland plates for easy installtion

reduced running costs.

You can run this 500kVA diesel generator unit on duty free red diesel – significantly reducing the running costs; ask us for more details.

Hampshire Generators are happy to look after this unit thus giving you excellent peace of mind.

automatic start operation.

For the ultimate user convenience the AP500/S can be paired with an ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch) system which will automatically turn on the generator when a loss of power to the property is detected. When power returns from the mains, the ATS module will then safely turn your generator off. This is ideal for those who need to guarantee constant power, for example if you run servers or have refrigeration units.

For the recommended usage of this generator, please see here.

Country of Origin - United Kingdom
Gross Weight (kg) 4900 approx
Engine Type Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2
No Of Cylinders 6
Displacement (CC) 12500
Cooling Method Water
Speed (RPM) 1500.00
Voltage Regulation Method AVR
Rated kVA: 500kVA
Max/Cont Current (a)
Frequenzy (Hz): 50.00
Control Module: Deepsea DSE7120
Connection Method(s): Hard wired / busbar (sockets available as an option)
Dimensions L x W x H (mm): 4850 x 1600 x 2474
Starting Method(s): Electric
Remote Start Function? Yes
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank (L) 200
Battery Type (v/Ah) 12/60
ATS connection? Yes
Low Oil Shutdown? Yes
Noise Level db (A) @ 1m 85.00

When will I receive my order?

All UK orders placed before 1pm will be shipped on a next working day delivery service although we endeavour to ship all orders on the day they are placed. Orders placed on a Friday will be delivered on the following Monday.  Once your order has been dispatched we will email you a tracking number. Your delivery will arrive between 8am and 6pm the following working day, although this is not a guaranteed next day service. If delivery is very important to you then please contact us to confirm stock availability.

Deliveries will be made to an external ground floor kerbside location at your chosen address and a signature will be required upon delivery.

Heavy Items

You will be contacted by phone after ordering a larger item to confirm a delivery date before your order is dispatched. Large or heavy items are dispatched through a pallet network, so if we can’t get in contact with you, we may be unable to send out your item on a next day delivery. Please be sure to include a working phone number with your order.

Heavy items will require the recipient to make arrangements to take delivery of the goods and may require the recipient to help the courier unload the item. For items that are delivered on a pallet the courier will leave the pallet as close to your door as possible.


CPS Perkins AP500S 500kVA / 550kVA Diesel Generator

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