26SI Series Alternator – Equipment Usage

The Equipment Usage report will calculate the usage of selected machines in hours for a selected period of days, weeks, months, or years. This report also displays the last location reported during the selected period.

To view a summary of the Equipment Usage on a machine, use the following procedure.

  1. From the “Event Summary” screen, select the checkbox next to the equipment for which you wish to view equipment usage.
  1. From the “View” drop down menu, select “Equipment Usage Summary”. The “Equipment Usage Summary” screen is displayed.

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    Equipment Usage Summary Screen

  1. To change the date of the summary, click the calendar icons next to the “Start Date” and/or “End Date” fields and select a date from the pop up calendar, then click “Change Date Range”. A new Equipment Usage Summary is displayed.

Note: The accuracy of the SMU value could be impacted by manual SMU adjustments.


The Export function enables you to export your current view to multiple file formats. The data can then be sorted, filtered, charted, manipulated, and shared with others.

In order to export data to an Excel spreadsheet, perform the following steps:

  1. On the “Equipment Usage Summary” screen, click Export. The “Export” window appears.

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    Export Window

    Note: You can export data to other file formats. Lotus 1, 2, 3 works similarly to Excel. Tab Delimited Text enables easy import into other applications like Access.

  1. Select “MS Excel Spreadsheet”, and then click “OK”.

    The “File Download” dialog box appears.

  1. Click “Save” to save the file as a spreadsheet on your hard drive, where you can manipulate the file using standard Excel spreadsheet functions such as “Average and Chart”, or share the file electronically.

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Note: You can export to the Maintenance Control System (MCS) (location and SMU page export only). This export creates a fixed width .txt file that can be imported into the MCS.

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