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Woodward's Series 723PLUS Low Voltage Digital Control Model 8230-3012. Features integral load sharing and soft loading and unloading, automatic breaker opening, compatible with DSLC Digital Synchronizer and Load Control.



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  • Part Number: 8230-3012
  • SKU: 82303012WO
  • Manufacturer: Woodward
  • Series: 723 and 723PLUS Digital Control

8230-3012 Technical Specifications

Operating Temperature –40 to +70 °C
Weight 6lbs 8oz
Storage Temperature –55 to +105 °C
Standards EMI/RFI Susceptibility: US MIL-STD 461C (Parts 5 & 9)
Power Consumption 40 W nominal
Chassis Metal
Manufacturer Woodward
Manual 37827
Input Voltage 90–150 Vdc (125 Vdc nominal)
Features Analogue Inputs (4): 4–20 mA or 1–5 Vdc
Dimensions 16.25W x 11.5L x 2.375H (inches)

Product Description

Part number 8230-3012 is a low voltage (18-40 Vdc, 24 or 32 Vdc nominal)723PLUS Generator Control. This Woodard control model can be used in applications where large-frequency excursions are likely to occur. Generator controls in the 723PLUS series can be used for island mode systems as well as base loading. These controls are designed for marine applications with auxiliary generators and diesel-electric propulsion.

723PLUS model 8230-3012 has three operation modes: droop control, isochronous load sharing, and MW control. Both isochronous load sharing and MW control have soft loading/unloading as well as an automatic generator breaker open command after the engine has unloaded.

Woodward control 8230-3012 has several digital and analog inputs/outputs. There are also three communication ports on this control. RS-232, RS-422 or RS-485 may be used with this control, allowing for Modbus communications through one of the unit’s serial ports. One of these ports may also be used for Hand Held Programmer, part number 9907-205. This Woodward programmer is used to adjust the 723PLUS 8230-3012 configurable setpoints and parameters.

Additional Woodward accessories for this generator control are Digital Synchronizer & Load Control (DSLC), SPM-A Synchronizer, and Real Power Sensor (MW Transducer). 723PLUS Generator Control Manual 37827 has more information regarding the use of these accessories with the 8230-3012 control.

Reviews For 8230-3012

Internal Review

While the 8230-3012 unit is a fantastic variation of low-voltage controllers from Woodward, it is difficult for our sales team to recommend this drive as a replacement due to its limited market availability. Likely options will be different hardware or our repair services. - AX Control Technicians

Repair Services For 8230-3012

Type Lead Time Price Action
Repair Service 1-2 weeks $1790

Our highly skilled technicians can repair your 8230-3012. All of our repairs come with a 3 Year AX Control Warranty. Please contact us for additional information about our repair process. To receive the repair pricing and lead time listed above please process your repair order via our website. The following repair options may be available upon request:

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