APMHYDRO - Alternative Power and Machine (APM) Generators
APM has a vast selection of the most user friendly units on the market. From the most basic Ford alternator unit to the high output four nozzle permanent magnet turbines, APM can match a power head to your site from over 250 different model combinations.
All Pelton style generators come with a 3 year warranty, and include a spare Delrin composite runner. Water box construction is marine grade powder coated steel, with a 14 inch square base.
Changing nozzles is accomplished by removing four wing nuts and lifting off the generator head. This quick release style of access allows nozzles changes in 2-3 minutes.
Brownell Microhydro mainly sells the Permanent magnet versions, as they are the easiest maintained highest output units. APM will create a generator from your auto alternator, or repair/modify the competitor’s products! Please calculate your site’s potential carefully, as there are many selections available – please ask us for help if you need it: brownellmicrohydro(at)gmail.com
Large frame Ford alternator, for small head sites. 12/24 or 48 Volts DC, 6-130 Amp output. Wound field rheostat controlled. Common bearings, brushes found at auto stores. For budget minded builds, includes alternator on water box with wiring, no valves.
APMG1 1 nozzle
APMG1 2 nozzle
APMG1 3 nozzle
APMG1 4 nozzle
Single Phase permanent magnet alternator, best suited for 12 or 24 Volt DC. Electrically isolated wiring in grey pvc junction box. Up to 750 Watt outputs, transformer/rectifier available for long wire runs. Includes valves, extra runner and assortment of nozzles with a comprehensive owner/installation manual.
APM1032 1 nozzle
APM1032 2 nozzle
APM1032 3 nozzle
APM1032 4 nozzle
3 phase permanent magnet alternator for 12/24/48/120/240 or 480 Volts DC or AC in 10-66 Amps. A super versatile turbine for many applications. Same features as 1032, but allowing more design flexibility and mppt capability. Up to 1100 Watt maximum output.
APM1038 1 nozzle
APM1038 2 nozzle
APM1038 3 nozzle
APM1038 4 nozzle