Multiquip Landscape Lighting gb43sc User Manual

OPERATION AND PARTS MANUAL  
GloBug 4-Spot  
MODEL GB43SC  
LIGHTING SYSTEM  
(FOR USE WITH MQ SERIES GENERATORS)  
Revision #3 (12/15/08)  
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TABLE OF CONTENTS  
COMPONENT DRAWINGS  
MQ GLOBUG 4-SPOT LIGHTING  
SYSTEM  
Nameplate and Decals.......................................32-33  
Baseplate Assy...................................................34-35  
Electrical Assy. ...................................................36-37  
Ballast Assy. .......................................................38-39  
Main Mast Assy. .................................................40-41  
T-Handle Assy. ...................................................42-43  
Steering Assy. ....................................................44-45  
Outrigger Assy. ..................................................46-47  
Mast Adapter Assy. ............................................48-49  
Mast Section Assy. .............................................50-51  
Proposition 65 Warning ............................................. 3  
Table Of Contents ..................................................... 4  
Parts Ordering Procedures ....................................... 5  
Safety Message Alert Symbols .............................. 6-7  
Rules For Safe Operation ....................................8-11  
Specifications .......................................................... 12  
Dimensions ............................................................. 13  
General Information ................................................ 14  
Components.......................................................16-17  
Setup ..................................................................18-20  
Operation ................................................................ 21  
Storage ..............................................................22-23  
Maintenance ......................................................24-27  
Troubleshooting (Lamps) ........................................ 28  
Troubleshooting (Mast) ........................................... 29  
Explanation Of Codes In Remarks Column ............ 30  
Suggested Spare Parts ........................................... 31  
Terms and Conditions Of Sale — Parts .................. 52  
Specification and part number  
are subject to change without  
notice.  
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Effective:January 1st, 2006  
PARTS ORDERING PROCEDURES  
Ordering parts has never been easier!  
Choose from three easy options:  
Best Deal!  
Order via Internet (Dealers Only)  
Orderpartson-lineusingMultiquip’sSmartEquipwebsite!  
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If you have an MQ Account, to obtain a  
Username and Password, E-mail us at:  
View Parts Diagrams  
Order Parts  
PrintSpecificationInformation  
To obtain an MQ Account, contact your  
District Sales Manager for more information.  
Use the internet and qualify for a 5% Discount  
on Standard orders for all orders which include  
complete part numbers.*  
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Order Parts  
Note: Discounts Are Subject To Change  
Fax your order in and qualify for a 2% Discount  
on Standard orders for all orders which include  
complete part numbers.*  
Order via Fax (Dealers Only)  
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All customers are welcome to order parts via Fax.  
Domestic (US) Customers dial:  
1-800-6-PARTS-7 (800-672-7877)  
Note: Discounts Are Subject To Change  
Domestic (US) Dealers Call:  
1-800-427-1244  
Order via Phone:  
Non-Dealer Customers:  
International Customers should contact  
their local Multiquip Representatives for  
Parts Ordering information.  
Contact your local Multiquip Dealer for  
parts or call 800-427-1244 for help in  
locating a dealer near you.  
When ordering parts, please supply:  
Dealer Account Number  
Specify Preferred Method of Shipment:  
UPS/Fed Ex  
DHL  
Dealer Name and Address  
Priority One  
Ground  
Truck  
Shipping Address (if different than billing address)  
Return Fax Number  
Applicable Model Number  
Next Day  
Second/ThirdDay  
Quantity, Part Number and Description of Each Part  
AllordersaretreatedasStandardOrders  
andwillshipthesamedayifreceivedprior  
to 3PM PST.  
NOTE  
WE ACCEPT ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS!  
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — SAFETY MESSAGE ALERT SYMBOLS  
Potential hazards associated with the GLOBUG 4-SPOT  
FORYOUR SAFETY ANDTHE SAFETY OF OTHERS!  
operation will be referenced with Hazard Symbols which  
appear throughout this manual, and will be referenced in  
conjunction with Safety Message Alert Symbols.  
Safety precautions should be followed  
at all times when operating this  
equipment. Failure to read and  
understand the Safety Messages and  
Operating Instructions could result in  
injury to yourself and others.  
HAZARD SYMBOLS  
WARNING - Lethan Exhaust Gasses  
Engine exhaust gases contain  
poisonous carbon monoxide. This gas  
is colorless and odorless, and can  
cause death if inhaled. NEVER operate  
this equipment in a confined area or  
enclosed structure that does not provide  
ample free flow air.  
This Owner's Manual has been  
developed to provide complete  
instructions for the safe and  
efficient operation of the MQ  
GLOBUG 4-SPOT.  
Before using this Lighting System, ensure that the operating  
individual has read and understands all instructions in this  
manual.  
WARNING - Explosive Fuel  
Gasoline fuel is extremely flammable,  
and its vapors can cause an explosion if  
ignited. DO NOT start the engine near  
spilled fuel or combustible fluids.  
SAFETY MESSAGE ALERT SYMBOLS  
The three (3) Safety Messages shown below will inform you  
about potential hazards that could injure you or others. The  
Safety Messages specifically address the level of exposure  
to the operator, and are preceded by one of three words:  
DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION.  
DO NOT fill the fuel tank while the engine is running or  
hot. DO NOT overfill tank, since spilled fuel could ignite if  
it comes into contact with hot engine parts or sparks from  
the ignition system. Store fuel in approved containers, in  
well-ventilated areas and away from sparks and flames.  
DANGER  
You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY injured if you DO  
NOT follow directions.  
WARNING - Burn Hazards  
Engine components can generate extreme  
heat. To prevent burns, DO NOT touch  
these areas while the engine is running or  
immediately after operations. Never  
operate the engine with heat shields or heat  
guards removed.  
WARNING  
You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY injured if you DO  
NOT follow directions.  
CAUTION  
CAUTION - Respiratory Hazard  
You CAN be INJURED if you DO NOT follow directions.  
ALWAYS wear approved respiratory  
protection when required.  
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — SAFETY MESSAGE ALERT SYMBOLS  
CAUTION - Rotating Parts  
CAUTION - Equipment Damage Messages  
NEVER operate equipment with covers,  
or guards removed. Keep fingers, hands,  
hair and clothing away from all moving  
parts to prevent injury.  
Other important messages are provided throughout this  
manual to help prevent damage to your lighting system,  
other property, or the surrounding environment.  
CAUTION - Accidental Starting  
This lighting system, other  
ALWAYS place the power source, circuit  
breakers or ON/OFF switch in the OFF  
position, when the generator is not in use,  
unless connected to transfer switch.  
property, or the surrounding  
environment could be  
damaged if you do not follow  
instructions.  
CAUTION - Sight and Hearing Hazards  
ALWAYS wear approved eye and  
hearing protection.  
CAUTION - Over-Speed Conditions  
NEVER tamper with the factory settings of  
the engine governor settings.Personal injury  
and damage to the engine or equipment can  
result if operating speed ranges above  
maximum allowable.  
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION  
NEVER touch the hot exhaust manifold,  
muffler or cylinder. Allow these parts to  
cool before servicing engine or mixer.  
WARNING - READTHIS MANUAL  
Failure to follow instructions in this manual may lead to  
Serious Injury or even Death. This equipment is to be  
operated by trained and qualified personnel only! This  
equipment is for industrial use only.  
The following safety guidelines should always be used  
when operating the GLOBUG 4-SPOT.  
HighTemperatures – Allow the engine to cool before  
adding fuel or performing service and maintenance  
functions. Contact with hot! components can cause serious  
burns.  
The following safety guidelines should always be used when  
operating the GLOBUG 4-SPOT:  
GENERAL SAFETY  
The engine of this lighting system/generator requires an  
adequate free flow of cooling air. NEVER operate the  
generator in any enclosed or narrow area where free flow of  
the air is restricted. If  
the air flow is restricted  
it will cause serious  
DO NOT operate or service this  
equipment before reading this entire  
manual.  
This equipment should not be operated by persons under  
18 years of age.  
damage  
to  
the  
generator engine and  
may cause injury to  
people. Remember the  
engine of the lighting  
system/generator  
gives off DEADLY  
carbon monoxide gas.  
NEVER operate this equipment without proper protective  
clothing, shatterproof glasses, steel-toed boots and other  
protective devices required by the job.  
NEVER operate this equipment when not feeling  
well due to fatigue, illness or taking medicine.  
ALWAYS refuel in a well-ventilated area, away from sparks  
NEVER operate this equipment under the influence of  
drugs or alcohol.  
and open flames.  
ALWAYS use extreme caution when working with  
flammable liquids. When refueling, stop the  
engine and allow it to cool. DO NOT smoke  
around or near the machine. Fire or explosion  
could result from fuel vapors, or if fuel is spilled  
on a hot engine.  
Whenever necessary, replace nameplate, operation and  
safety decals when they become difficult read.  
NEVER operate the GloBug in an explosive  
atmosphere or near combustible materials. An  
explosion or fire could result causing severe  
bodily harm or even death.  
Manufacturer does not assume responsibility for any  
accident due to equipment modifications.  
NEVER use accessories or attachments, which are not  
recommended by Multiquip for this equipment. Damage  
to the equipment and/or injury to user may result.  
Topping-off to filler port is dangerous, as it tends to spill fuel.  
Wipe up any spilled fuel immediately.  
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION  
ALWAYS make sure that the GloBug is secure on firm level  
ground so that it cannot slide or shift around, endangering  
workers. Also keep the immediate area free of bystanders.  
LIFTING/TRANSPORTINGTHE GLOBUG  
ALWAYS use the lifting hanger, when lifting of the GloBug  
is required.  
ALWAYS keep area behind GloBug clear of people while  
raising and lowering mast.  
To prevent the GloBug from overturning, NEVER use in winds  
that exceed 22 mph(10m/s).  
To prevent the GloBug from rolling, ALWAYS place the  
GloBug on a firm flat surface. Surface slant should not exceed  
5 degrees.  
To prevent the GloBug from rolling, ALWAYS apply the  
parking brake. For additional safety place chock blocks  
behind the wheels.  
LIFTING  
HOOK  
The GloBug must use a generator that is at least 220  
lbs. (100 kg) minimum.This will prevent the GloBug from  
tipping over.  
LIFTING  
HANGER  
LIFTING  
SCHACKLE  
The GloBug should only be used in temperatures between  
23-104 degrees Fahrenheit (-5 to 40 degrees Celsius).  
Failure to comply with these operating parameters could  
cause the lamp to malfunction and shorten the ballast  
life.  
GENERATOR  
LIFTING BALE  
NEVER use the GloBug in rain, snow or areas of high  
humidity that could generate electrical storms.  
Set the GloBug's tire air pressure to 35.5 psi (245kPa).  
Check daily. Low tire pressure could adversely affect the  
parking brake.  
Use a crane, forklift or suitable lifting device of adequate  
lifting capability when the lifting of the GloBug is required.  
Make sure the mast is completely lowered before lifting  
the GloBug.  
MAST SAFETY  
When the GloBug is lifted from its correct lifting point, it  
should lift straight up (not tilted). DO NOT attempt to lift  
the GloBug if its position is tilted while lifting.  
When raising or lowering the mast,  
keep hands and fingers clear of  
the various mast sections, this will  
prevent hands and fingers from  
getting pinched.  
PINCH  
POINT  
When raising the mast and to prevent tipping, ALWAYS  
deploy outriggers.  
CHECK the mast and winch cables for wear.If any problem  
occurs when lower or raising the mast STOP immediately!  
Contact a trained MQ technician for assistance.  
CORRECT  
NEVER pivot or retract mast while unit is operating.  
INCORRECT  
NEVER use the lighting system mast as a crane. DO  
NOT lift anything with the mast.  
NEVER attach anything to the lighting system mast.  
ALWAYS lower the tower when not in use, or if high winds  
or electrical storms are expected in the area  
.
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION  
When transporting the GloBug 4-Spot, lower the mast  
DANGER - GloBug High Danger Areas  
fully. Tighten the lamp adjustment lever and make sure  
that the lighting unit assembly is fixed to the mast before  
transporting. This will prevent the light assembly from  
falling down or being damaged during transport.  
The DANGER items listed below and on the next page are  
considered High DANGER areas and should be adhered  
to.Failing to understand these areas could result in Bodily  
Harm, Electrical Shock, Electrocution, and even Death!  
Please pay close attention when operating the lighting  
system.  
LAMP SAFETY AND CARE  
NEVER leave any grease or oil residue on lamp surface  
when replacing or removing lamp. This can create hot  
spots, reducing the service life of the lamp.  
DANGER - Grounding the GloBug for Operation  
ALWAYS make sure the lamp surface is clean and dry.  
The GLOBUG 4-SPOT is equipped  
with a ground terminal for your  
protection.ALWAYS complete the  
grounding path from the lighting  
system to an external grounding source.  
ALWAYS replace with MQ recommended type lamp. See  
parts section of this manual.  
NEVER use force when installing a lamp. Excessive force  
could cause the lamp to break causing bodily harm.  
ALWAYS make certain the GloBug is well grounded and  
securely fastened to a good earth ground (ground rod).The  
possibility exists of Electrical Shock, Electrocution, and  
even Death if the GloBug is not grounded.  
NEVER attempt to replace lamp with the power on. Always  
unplug the power cord from the generator when changing  
the lamp.  
ALWAYS allow a sufficient amount of time for the lamp to  
cool before changing. The possibility exists of severe  
burns.  
ALWAYS have a trained technician to install and remove  
lamp, or replace any damaged fixture wiring.  
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION  
Maintenance Safety  
DANGER - GloBug Electric Shock Hazards  
NEVER lubricate components or attempt service on a running  
ALWAYS keep electrical cords in good condition.Worn,  
GloBug.  
bare or frayed wiring can cause electrical  
shock, thus causing Bodily Harm or  
WET  
HANDS  
ALWAYS allow the GloBug a proper amount of time to cool  
before servicing.  
even Death.  
Keep the GloBug in proper running condition.  
NEVER grab or touch a live power  
cord with wet hands, the possibility  
exists of Electrical Shock,  
Fix damage to the GloBug immediately and always replace  
broken parts.  
POWER  
CORD  
(POWER ON)  
Electrocution, and even Death!  
ALWAYS use the required tool for the job application.  
Using damaged or worn tools or using tools inappropriate  
for the required application is very dangerous, and may  
cause damage to  
DANGER - GloBug Electric Shock Hazards  
the machine and  
NEVER operate the  
GloBug or handle any  
electrical equipment  
while standing in water,  
while bare foot, while  
hands are wet, or in the  
rain. A dangerous  
service personnel.  
Make sure to use  
the appropriate tool  
for the specific job.  
Emergencies  
electrical shock could  
occur causing Severe  
Bodily Harm or even  
Death.  
ALWAYS know the location of the  
nearest fire extinguisher.  
ALWAYS know the location of the nearest  
first aid kit.  
In emergencies always know the location of the nearest phone  
or keep a phone on the job site. Also know the phone  
numbers of the nearest ambulance, doctor and fire  
department. This information will be invaluable in the case  
of an emergency.  
DANGER - GloBug Overhead Obstructions  
ALWAYS make sure the  
area above GloBug is  
open and clear of  
overhead power lines  
and other obstructions.  
The tower extends in  
excess of 16.5 ft. (5  
meters). Contact with  
overhead powerlines or  
other obstructions could  
result in equipment  
damage, Serious Injury or Death!  
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GLOBUG 4-SPOT — SPECIFICATIONS  
Table 1. Specifications  
GloBug 4-Spot  
Model  
GB43SC  
120 VAC  
Input Voltage  
Frequency  
60 Hz Single-Phase  
18 Amps  
Max. Current  
Wind Stability with Generator  
Weight (less generator)  
Lamp  
65 mph (80.46 kph)  
364 lbs. (165 kg)  
Lamp Type  
(4) 400 Watt Metal Halide  
136,000  
Lumens  
Mast  
Number of Stages  
Maximum Height  
Generator  
3
13.8 ft. (4.2 meters)  
See Specified Generator Manual  
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