How To Make Better Use Of Your Portable Generator Light Tower?


How to make better use of your portable generator light tower

When you are willing to choose a portable generator light tower or you already have a portable generator light tower, you may need to know how to use this powerful tool.

This article aims to help people quickly get started with the operation of the portable lighthouse, without having to wait for knowing how to get the machine started up on site and delay important work, and enable you to maximize the use of it to create convenience for your work.

Structure and features of portable lighthouse

In order to make better use of this machine, you need to have a basic understanding of its structure. The portable light tower consists of portable genset/battery, lifting masts and light bulbs. It is controlled by a remote control or operation panel. The whole structure is simple and easy to operate.

Lighting performance:

The light panel uses 41000W energy-saving metal halide lamps, with high lighting brightness, large coverage, and both near and far lighting. The light source life is more than 10,000 hours, which is particularly suitable for outdoor large-scale operation lighting.

Lifting performance:

The lighthouse lifting pole is made of high-strength alloy material, which can realize automatic lifting and adjustment, and the maximum lifting height is 9 meters; the four lamp heads can adjust the irradiation angle up, down, left and right, so that the light covers the entire work site

Working time:

It is powered by a high-performance diesel generator set and can work continuously for more than 40 hours; in places with city power, it can also be connected to local AC power grid to achieve long-term lighting.

Trailer framework:

The fully equipped trailer is well-designed and suitable for highway use and comes with combined pivot pin/ball hitch, 16-18 inch tires, 4 jack stands.

Structure And Features of Portable Lighthouse


The portable generator light tower is very easy to operate:

  1. Assemble: First,before assembling the lighthouse, please make sure to read the manual and understand the name and function of each component. connect the trailer frame and mast together with screws, then fix the lamps panel to the mast, and connect the wires between portable genset or portable battery and tower lights.
  1. Placement: Put the portable light tower in an appropriate location and open the fixtures to ensure that the light tower will not slide or tilt due to wind.
  1. Start the genset:Now that you have done all the preparations and ready to start the portable genset. Check whether there is enough diesel or gasoline in the tank, or whether the battery is fully charged. Turn on the generator switch/power switch, start the generator, and then check whether the power connections of the machine are all working.
  1. Adjustment: After starting, users can use the remote control or manual button control system to control the rise and fall of the lifting rods and the switch of the tower lights, and each tower lights can be turned on or off as needed. Excellent light tower manufacturers will equip the tower lights with a control system that can be adjusted individually left and right or up and down to meet the 360-degree lighting range without blind spots.

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Common faults and troubleshooting methods

In the process of using the portable generator light tower, you may sometimes encounter some common faults. Here are some common faults and how to troubleshoot them:

  1. Power failure:
    If the device cannot start or the power supply is unstable, first check whether the power connection is normal, weather fuel tank is empty/run out of batteryor make sure that the diesel generator set is working properly. If the problem persists, it may be that the circuit system is faulty, it is recommended to contact professional technicians for maintenance.
  1. Control systemfailure:
    If you cannot control the lifting rodor tower light by remote control or manual buttons, it may be that the control system is faulty. In this case, you can first check whether the remote control or buttons are working properly or whether the remote control has power. If the problem persists, it is recommended to contact professional technicians for maintenance.
  1. Tower lightsfailure:
    If the tower lights do not work properly or the brightness is insufficient, there may be a problem with the lighting lamps. At this time, you can first check whether the power connection of the lighting lamp is normal. If the problem persists, then you may need to change the error bulbs, it is recommended to contact professional technicians for further maintenance.

portable light tower Common faults and troubleshooting methods


In order to make your portable generator light tower work efficiently for you for a longer time, there are some improper operations that need to be avoided and regular maintenance need to be done.

  1. The operation and use of the portable lighthouse should be carried out on a relatively flat ground to prevent the fuel tank from tilting and causing fuel leakage.
  2. Turn off the main power switch before starting or stopping the generator.
  3. Do not use the machine in flammable and explosive places.
  4. Do not add fuel during the operation of the machine.
  5. Perform regular maintenance, cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, and tightening of the components after each use.
  6. After use, add fuel in time.
  7. The lubricating oil should be replaced once a month after the first use, and once every six months thereafter.

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