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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

BRONTO SKYLIFT® F 70 RPX

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

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BRONTO SKYLIFT® F 70 RPX


OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Outreach diagrams ..........................................................................................................................5
Technical data ..................................................................................................................................6
Working cage loads .........................................................................................................................7
Working with BRONTO SKYLIFT® .................................................................................................8
Control devices in driver’s cabin ...................................................................................................9
Push buttons in driver’s cabin .......................................................................................10
Warning lights in driver’s cabin......................................................................................11
Levelling system for outriggers ...................................................................................................12
Control devices at outrigger control centre .............................................................................12
Control devices at outrigger control centre .............................................................................13
Main parts and buttons..................................................................................................13
Remote control of the automatic levelling system ..................................................................14
Outrigger screen (only in outrigger centre)....................................................................16
Symbols of the outrigger screen....................................................................................16
Levelling cross of the outrigger screen..........................................................................18
Instruction for automatic levelling system for outriggers ...............................................20
General notes and warnings .........................................................................................20
Air suspended trucks.....................................................................................................20
Levelling system .....................................................................................................................21
Operation of automatic levelling system........................................................................21
Manual supporting and levelling....................................................................................23
Using groundplates.................................................................................................................24
Operation of booms and rotation movements ............................................................................25
Control devices at control panels ..........................................................................................25
Auxiliary control panel ...................................................................................................26
Water monitor, water curtain and camera controls.......................................................27
Buttons at the left side of control panel .........................................................................28
Buttons at the right side of control panel .......................................................................30
Operation of booms and rotation movements ........................................................................33
Elevating booms............................................................................................................33
Lowering booms ............................................................................................................33
Ladder .............................................................................................................................................35
.........................................................................................................................................................35
Bronto+ Electronic System ...........................................................................................................37
Colour tft-Display ....................................................................................................................38
Function of push buttons ...............................................................................................38
Function of warning lights .......................................................................................................39
Screens ..................................................................................................................................40

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Start screen ...................................................................................................................40


Outrigger screen (only in outrigger centre)....................................................................40
Symbols of the outrigger screen....................................................................................40
Levelling cross of the outrigger screen..........................................................................42
Screen structure working cage and turntable .........................................................................44
Main screen ............................................................................................................................45
Symbols of the main screen ..........................................................................................46
More symbols of the main screen ..........................................................................................50
......................................................................................................................................50
Different levels of the main screen .........................................................................................52
Alarm screen ..........................................................................................................................53
Symbols of the alarm screen.........................................................................................53
Menu screen...........................................................................................................................57
Symbols of the menu screen.........................................................................................57
Cage load selection ................................................................................................................60
Customer tools screen (under menu screen) .........................................................................62
Symbols of the customer tools screen ..........................................................................62
Date, time and alarm settings........................................................................................62
Name of the driver ..................................................................................................................63
Boom speed adjustment according to the driver ...........................................................63
Service time reminder and counter screen....................................................................64
......................................................................................................................................64
Language and units selection........................................................................................64
Setting of the maximum working height and outreach (optional) ..................................65
Motor settings................................................................................................................65
Water curtain (fire units only) ........................................................................................66
......................................................................................................................................66
Test screen.............................................................................................................................67
1- Symbols of the test screen........................................................................................67
2- Symbols of the test screen 1/2..................................................................................68
2- Symbols of the test screen 2/2 ...........................................................................................69
3- Symbols of the test screen........................................................................................69
4 -Test page symbols ....................................................................................................70
Multi-button.............................................................................................................................71
Do the following to get booms back to transport position in case of failure: ...........................72
Screen of the memory drive ..........................................................................................73
......................................................................................................................................73
Breathing air alarm ........................................................................................................................75
Emergency use ..............................................................................................................................76
Manual control valves and battery powered pump ....................................................................76

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Manual operation...........................................................................................................76
Location of the control valves........................................................................................76
Boom movements and rotation valves, Steps to follow:................................................76
Battery powered pump ..................................................................................................77
Manual cage levelling .............................................................................................................78
Do the following to get the booms back to transport position in case of failure in the computer
system: ...................................................................................................................................79
Do the following to get the booms back to the transport position when nothing works (so-called
black-out situation): ................................................................................................................80
Control valves in frame..................................................................................................81
Control valves in the turntable.......................................................................................83
Control valves in the working cage................................................................................85
Manual emergency rotation movement .......................................................................................88
Working lights’ control..................................................................................................................90
Power management (battery voltage control).............................................................................92
Lifting eyes (optional)....................................................................................................................93
Water system..................................................................................................................................94
Emergency lowering and load control valves of cylinders........................................................95
Carrier platform..............................................................................................................................96
WATER PUMP ................................................................................................................................97
.........................................................................................................................................................97
SYMBOLS ...................................................................................................................102
Fire pump Rosenbauer N35 ........................................................................................................107
Wheelhouse step .........................................................................................................................112
Additional equipment ..................................................................................................................114

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OUTREACH DIAGRAMS

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TECHNICAL DATA
WORKING RANGE
Max. working height .....................................................................................................................70 m
Max. height to cage floor..............................................................................................................68 m
Max. side outreach at cage rail .................................................................................................32,5 m
Max. downreach to platform floor (below the ground level) ...........................................................6 m

WORKING CAGE LOAD


Max. cage load..........................................................................................500 kg (6 Persons + 50 kg)
Cage loads.................................................................................................................. 130 kg - 500 kg
Max. side force........................................................................................................................... 500 N

ROTATION
Continuous................................................................................................................................... 360°

TRAVELLING DIMENSIONS
Overall length..........................................................................................................................~12,4 m
Overall height............................................................................................................................~4,0 m
Overall width .............................................................................................................................<2,5 m
Skylift weight ................................................................................................................................~25 t

OUTRIGGERS
Max. outrigger width (C/C) .............................................................................................................8 m
Max. outrigger force ................................................................................................................. 250 kN
Max. footplate pressure .................................................................................................... 13,9 kg/cm²
Max. footplate pressure with plywood groundplate (50x750x950)...................................... 3,5 kg/cm²

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
Main pump output ............................................................................................................... ~200 l/min
Battery pump output.............................................................................................................. ~10 l/min
Main pressure ..........................................................................................................................200 bar
Emergency operation pressure................................................................................................200 bar
Adjustment of cylinder load control valves...............................................................................345 bar
Reservoir capacity ..................................................................................................................... ~450 l
Total system capacity ................................................................................................................. ~700 l

GENERAL
Operating temperature range........................................................................................ - 25° - + 40° C
Noise level ............................................................................................................................... <85 dB
Max. wind speed .................................................................................................................... 12,5 m/s

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WORKING CAGE LOADS


When the main power is switched on, the system automatically selects the maximum cage load. The
cage load can be changed by using display units. The chosen cage load can be seen on the display
by symbols and on the selection screen also by kilograms. (See BRONTO VARIABLE JACKING)

Table for maximum working cage loads

Number of persons Max. cage load (kg) Max. side force (N)

130 kg (1 Person + 40 kg) 500

325 kg (3 Persons + 55
500
kg)

5X 500 kg (5 Persons+ 50 kg) 500 N

• The maximum working cage load is 500 kg (5 persons + 50 kg).


• When the water monitor is in use, the maximum cage load must be reduced 90 kg (1
person).
• The maximum load for the rescue flap of the working cage is 180 kg or 2 persons at the
hinges.
• Note! The working cage capacity alarm will not sense the mass of the water.

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WORKING WITH BRONTO SKYLIFT®


This manual explains the operation of the unit. It is not intended to be a complete training
manual but it should be read by all who are being trained.
General operational safety warnings and instructions:
• The operator must be over the age of 18.
• Be thoroughly familiar with all safety and operating instructions.
• Do not operate the unit before testing all its functions.
• Do the routine daily checking for the unit before usage.
• Check the rated operating temperature.
• This is an all metal non-insulated unit, do not operate near live electric conductors.
• Beware of any obstacles around the working range.
• Do not operate the unit which is not working properly or has not been maintained
regularly.
• All operations must be carried out smoothly in order to avoid abrupt and
uncomfortable movements of the working cage and unnecessary dynamic loads.
• Never leave the unit with lifted booms unattended.
• Do not exceed the rated working cage load.
• Never increase the working cage wind load.
• Do not remove extra weights from chassis because it weakens unit’s stability.
• Do not use the unit for any other purpose than to lift persons, tools, and equipment.
• Do not climb on the working cage railing.
• Do not use ladders or other devices to increase working height or side outreach.
• Always use the safety belts or harnesses in the working cage, maximum three belts
for one anchor point.
• Working cage or any other part of the aerial unit must not be forced against the
ground or any other solid object. Serious damage may result from such contact. If
any part of the aerial unit has accidentally collided with or contacted against the
ground or any other obstacle, the unit must be inspected immediately by the
manufacturer or its representatives.
• Avoid use during thunderstorm.
• After work operate the unit always back to transport position.
• The main electric power must be switched on always when the unit is not in
transport position.
• Safety control of the unit demands electric voltage. The alarm gives a warning for
approaching the maximum outreach and outriggers have too low ground pressure.
• Control of the air spring suspension also demands electric voltage.
• The air spring suspension of the unit has been recalibrated. Do not change the
values.
• Unnecessary running of the hydraulic generator must be avoided. Hydraulic oil
temperature must be controlled when using the hydraulic generator.
• If any safety and operational problems occur, you must urgently consult your dealer
or the nearest Bronto Skylift Service.

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CONTROL DEVICES IN DRIVER’S CABIN

(See also the operation manual of the chassis)

B044278X

• This operation manual explains the functions and the right operation of the control devices
and emergency systems of the Bronto Skylift. Before using the unit, the operator must be
familiar with the warnings and safety instructions.
• The functions of the push buttons and warning lights are described on the next page.
• The main electric power must be switched on always when the unit is not in
transport position.
• Safety control of the unit demands the electric voltage. The alarm gives a warning
for approaching the maximum outreach and outriggers have too low ground
pressure.
• Control of the air spring suspension also demands the electric voltage.

CAUTION! Check also that the main electric power is switched off, and the warning lights of
the outriggers, booms, lockers and main electric power/"PTO" are not illuminated
before starting road transportation.

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PUSH BUTTONS IN DRIVER’S CABIN
Button Function

Main current for BRONTO SKYLIFT (Optional).

Switch for rotating beacons (Optional).

Switch for working lights (Optional).

Switch for signal horn (Optional).

Switch for front beacons (Optional).

Switch for rear beacons (Optional).

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WARNING LIGHTS IN DRIVER’S CABIN
Warning light Function

Warning light for transport position of booms.


Light illuminates when the booms are not in transport position.

Warning light for transport position of outriggers.


Light illuminates when the outriggers are not in transport position.

Warning light for rear axle lock.


Light illuminates when the rear axle is locked.

Warning light for PTO.


Light illuminates when PTO is engaged.

Warning light for transport position of locker doors.


Light illuminates when at least one locker door is open.

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LEVELLING SYSTEM FOR OUTRIGGERS

CONTROL DEVICES AT OUTRIGGER CONTROL CENTRE


The outrigger control centre is located in the rear locker of the unit.

1 5 4 3

2
6
7

1 Horizontal and vertical movement of the left front outrigger.

2 Horizontal and vertical movement of the left rear outrigger.

3 Horizontal and vertical movement of the right front outrigger.

4 Horizontal and vertical movement of the right rear outrigger.

5 Display of the Bronto+ -electronic system

6 Remote control of outriggers.

7 Coupling of the remote control of the water jet. (Optional)

Function of the push buttons is described on the next pages.

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CONTROL DEVICES AT OUTRIGGER CONTROL CENTRE

MAIN PARTS AND BUTTONS

1 5 9

2 3 4 7 8

1 Main engine START / STOP.

Outrigger levelling (RPM button).


2
• Switches OFF automatically if the boom movements RPM is switched on.

Push button for the battery-powered pump.


• The battery-powered pump is fitted to provide the rotation and boom
movements if the main engine fails. It is to be used in emergency situations
3
only.
Caution! Use the battery powered pump sparingly at an operating cycles 5
minutes "on", 5 minutes "off". Excessive use may overheat the pump motor.

4 Boom working lights.

5 Signal horn.

6 Display of the Bronto+ -electronic system.

7 Buzzer

Selector switch for hydraulic:


8 Position I = Vehicle hydraulic (PTO, Power Take Off).
Position II = Electric operation of the hydraulic pump.

Emergency stop button.


In emergency situations you can stop the automatic levelling system by pushing this
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button. It must be manually reset, if used. Check that it is released (up) if vehicle or
Bronto unit does not start.

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REMOTE CONTROL OF THE AUTOMATIC LEVELLING SYSTEM

Button Function

Horizontal movement of the right outrigger beams.

Horizontal movement of the left outrigger beams.

Vertical cylinders down; outriggers to operating position and automatic


levelling.

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Button Function

Outriggers back to transport position.

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OUTRIGGER SCREEN (ONLY IN OUTRIGGER CENTRE)

The outriggers can be positioned freely depending on the working situation by using the push buttons
of the outriggers. The system takes account of the outrigger positions and immediately shows the
maximum possible outreach to different directions with the selected cage load.
The selected outrigger position automatically defines the values for boom rotation and the sizes of
front and rear sectors.
It is not possible to operate the booms unless the outrigger support is sufficient and the axle lock is
locked (if mounted).

SYMBOLS OF THE OUTRIGGER SCREEN

Normal state, no ALARM on the screen.

YELLOW alarm active on ALARM screen.

RED, critical alarm active on ALARM screen.

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Symbol for the rear axle lock.


• Symbol illuminates when the rear axle is locked.

• Symbol starts blinking red if the axle lock slides during the use of the
booms.

Yellow arrows: Disappear when outriggers are enough out.


Green outrigger: Ground pressure OK.
20 m: Max. outreach backwards etc.

Ready to lift up -symbol (lift ± 0,5°).

Ready for transportation.

Blinkers ON (optional).
Symbol of all the blinkers of the unit (outriggers, working cage, turntable)

Blinkers OFF (optional).


Symbol of all the blinkers of the unit (outriggers, working cage, turntable)

.Angle screen: The front of the chassis 10,0° up.

Arrows are NOT shown if the angle is less than 0,3°.


Angle screen: The right side up, left down.

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LEVELLING CROSS OF THE OUTRIGGER SCREEN

When the unit is levelled inside +/- 0,2°, green light illuminates in the
middle.

The unit is out of level by +/-0,2°, but less than 0,3° (right side up/front
up).

The unit is out of level between 0,3° and 0,4° (the middle green square
is blank, right side up/front up).

The unit is out of level by 0,4°, but less than 0,5° (right side up/front up).

The unit is out of level by 0,5°, but less than 1,0° (right side up/front up).

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The unit is out of level by 1,0°, but less than 2,0° (right side up/front up).

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INSTRUCTION FOR AUTOMATIC LEVELLING SYSTEM FOR OUTRIGGERS


Before beginning the levelling, please read carefully the following instructions, notes and warnings
and make sure you understand the meaning.

In this document the automatic levelling system for outriggers is called automatic levelling.

GENERAL NOTES AND WARNINGS


• Positioning the vehicle on a slope: the cab must always be downwards and working object
rear (or side) approx. 7-15 meters away from the unit. Make sure that there are no
obstacles above the booms.
• Before using the automatic levelling be sure there is enough room to extend all outriggers
and the ground is hard enough to withstand outrigger footplate pressure.
• Always use separate ground plates under the outriggers.
• When using the automatic levelling make sure that there are no people around the working
area of the outriggers.
• When levelling the unit on a slope, check that the rear of the unit does not touch the ground
when the front is raising.
• When using the automatic levelling, pay attention to what is happening around the unit and
stop the process immediately if it seems to lead into a dangerous situation.
• The vertical cylinders of the outriggers move automatically without warning when the
automatic levelling is in use. It is very dangerous to be near the outriggers!
• Check always that the tyres are off the ground after levelling.
• IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS YOU CAN STOP THE AUTOMATIC LEVELLING SYS-
TEM AND THE ENGINE OF THE CHASSIS BY PUSHING THE EMERGENCY STOP
PUSH BUTTON OF THE CENTRAL UNIT.
• Accident damage to bodywork: The sensors for the automatic levelling are located at the
outrigger control center. If the vehicle is in an accident that may damage the rear panel
area, it is important that the sensors are checked / recalibrated. It is extremely important
when the unit is to be left "on the run" until it can have the bodywork repaired. The sensors
will be routinely checked during the annual service.

AIR SUSPENDED TRUCKS


• The ignition current of the truck must be turned on under all circumstances, even when
operating with auxiliary engine or electric motor.
• It is forbidden to use the remote control of the air-suspension in the cabin when the unit is
standing on the outriggers.
• When the unit is levelled, the air bellows must be empty except for the residual pressure.
• Do not change the programmed driving height.
• Before levelling the unit, make sure that the vehicle is on the correct driving height.

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LEVELLING SYSTEM

OPERATION OF AUTOMATIC LEVELLING SYSTEM

OUTRIGGERS TO OPERATING POSITION:


1. Engage hydraulic "PTO" in the cabin. The main electric power will be switched ON
automatically.
2. Turn the selector switch for hydraulic (8) into desired position.
3. Switch ON the automatic levelling system by push button (2). The signal light turns on.
• The axle lock of the unit will be locked automatically, if mounted.
4. Extend the outriggers on both sides to the allowed maximum position by pushing the push
button of the remote control device. Automatic levelling stops immediately, when you
release the push-button of the remote control device.
5. Place the outrigger plywood groundplates under jacks.
6. Start the automatic levelling: lower vertical jacks by pushing continuously the push button
for vertical movement of the remote control device. The automatic levelling lowers the ver-
tical outriggers thus raising the front of the vehicle by the programmed height and finally the
vehicle levels horizontally. Check visually that all the tyres are off the ground. If not,
push again continuously the vertical movement push button. When the unit has levelled it-
self, check that the tyres are off the ground. Repeat this until all the tyres are off the
ground. When the ground pressure of the outriggers is sufficient, the respective symbols
appear on the display. Finally make sure that the unit is levelled horizontally within ±0,2°
crosswise and lengthwise.

7. "Booms ready for lifting" - symbol appears on the display.


8. Switch off the automatic levelling by push button (2). The signal light turns off.
• NOTE! Never leave the levelling on.
If the automatic levelling fails or interrupts, repeat the levelling. If this fails, use the manual operation
of the outriggers to level the unit. See separate instructions. If the levelling frequently fails, please
contact Bronto Skylift Service.

OUTRIGGERS TO TRANSPORT POSITION:


1. Switch ON the automatic levelling system by push button (2) . The signal light turns on.
2. Push the "outriggers to transport position" -push button continuously (buzzer), until all out-
riggers are fully lifted up and retracted in. The axle lock of the unit will be automatically
unlocked, if mounted.
• NOTE! When the vertical outriggers raise, the vehicle lowers. Make sure there is
nothing under the vehicle. The horizontal outriggers beams move inwards without
prior notice.
3. "Ready for transportation" - symbol appears on the display.
4. Switch off the automatic levelling by push button (2). The signal light turns off.
5. Turn off the selector switch for hydraulic (8) into position 0.
6. Disengage hydraulic "PTO" in the cabin. The main electric power will be switched OFF
automatically.

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7. Make sure all the warning lights are off in the cabin.
8. Stow the outrigger ground plates.

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MANUAL SUPPORTING AND LEVELLING

OUTRIGGERS TO OPERATING POSITION:


1. Engage hydraulic "PTO" in the cabin. The main electric power will be switched ON
automatically.
2. Turn the selector switch for hydraulic (8) into desired position.
3. Switch ON the levelling system by push button (2) . The signal light turns on.
• The axle lock of the unit will be locked automatically, if mounted.
4. Extend the outriggers on both sides to the allowed maximum position by pushing the push
buttons on the control centre panel.
5. Place outrigger plywood ground plates under jacks.
6. Lower the both front vertical outriggers down until front tyres are off the ground and level
the unit crosswise.
7. Lower the other rear vertical outrigger down until rear tyres are off the ground and level the
unit lengthwise.
8. Lower the last rear vertical outrigger down. Make sure that the symbols of the ground pres-
sure of the outriggers appear on the display.
9. Make sure that the unit is levelled within +/- 0,5 ° crosswise and lengthwise and that the
tyres are off the ground.
10. "Booms ready for lifting" -symbol appears on the display.
11. Switch off the automatic levelling by push button (2). The signal light turns off.
• NOTE! Never leave the levelling on.

OUTRIGGERS TO TRANSPORT POSITION:


1. Switch ON the levelling system by push button (2). The signal light turns on.
2. Raise the rear vertical outriggers.
3. Raise the front vertical outriggers.
• NOTE! When the vertical outriggers raise, the vehicle lowers. Make sure there is
nothing under the vehicle.
4. Retract the both outriggers into transport position.
• The axle lock of the unit will be automatically unlocked.
5. "Ready for transportation" -symbol appears on the display.
6. Switch off the levelling by push button (2). The signal light turns off.
7. Turn off the selector switch for hydraulic (8) into position 0.
8. Disengage hydraulic "PTO" in the cabin. The main electric power will be switched OFF
automatically.
9. Make sure all the warning lights are off in the cabin.
10. Stow the outrigger ground plates.

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USING GROUNDPLATES

If the slope is so steep that the outrigger cylinder stroke is not long enough to level the unit, a
maximum of four (4) outrigger plywood groundplates can be fitted under one outrigger.

Note! When levelling the unit, make sure that the contact between ground,
groundplates and footplates is sufficient, and footplates will not slide on the
groundplates nor the groundplates slide on the ground. Ice, sand, stones,
dirt, mud etc. reduce the friction between ground and groundplate. The
operator is responsible for safe levelling of the unit.

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OPERATION OF BOOMS AND ROTATION MOVEMENTS

CONTROL DEVICES AT CONTROL PANELS

F1

F2

F3 3 MENU

G M
MANUAL F4

F5
A B C
TEST

4 5

1 2

1 Control lever for 1st and cage boom movements.

Control lever for telescopic and rotation movements.


2 RPM-foot pedal, optional (not shown, located on the turntable and cage floor). Keep
this pedal pressed when using the control levers.

3 Display for Bronto variable jacking system..

Cage boom telescope out / in, when pushing the button and moving control lever
4
forward or backward (if telescoping cage boom).

Intercom push button


5 • in use: direction turntable-working cage
• not in use: direction working cage-turntable

6 Water monitor and water curtain.

The functions of the push buttons and warning lights are described at the next pages.

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AUXILIARY CONTROL PANEL

1 2 5 3 4

Emergency lowering button for telescope/1st boom.


1
• First telescope in and then 1st boom lowering.

2 24V DC coupling.

Master selector switch for operating place (only turntable):


3 • Pos. I = Control from the turntable.
• Pos. II = Control from the working cage.

Emergency stop button:


• When this button is pushed and the main circuit is on, the hydraulic pressure
4 is automatically switched off and the vehicle engine stopped.
• It must be manually reset, if used. Check that it is released (up) if vehicle or
Bronto unit does not start.

5 The alarm buzzer.

By-pass for working cage emergency stop.


6 • Pay special attention to safety, if you use the button.
• After use place a new lead seal on the button.

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WATER MONITOR, WATER CURTAIN AND CAMERA CONTROLS


Located at the working cage and the turntable control centre.

1 5 6 7

8 2 3 4

1. Water curtain.
Avoid rapid ON- and OFF-switching.
If the signal lamp is blinking, auto opening of the water curtain is activated.
2. Jet left.
3. Jet down.
4. Jet right.
5. "Straight" stream.
6. Jet up.
7. "Spray" stream.
8. This button has two functions:
• Camera controls ON / OFF (Optional, if camera has a pan / tilt unit). When the signal light
is ON, the camera controls are ON.
Pan / tilt unit can be controlled by pressing arrow buttons.
Zoom of the camera can be controlled by buttons 5 and 7.
• Water jet controls ON / OFF. When the water jet function is ON, the signal lamp is OFF.
• Both functions can be used independently and at the same time, if needed, from the
working cage or from the turntable control centre. For example one person can operate the
camera from the working cage and the other person can operate the water jet from the
turntable control centre (one function/control centre).
NOTE! BEFORE OPERATING THE BOOMS BACK TO THE TRANSPORT POSITION,
MAKE SURE THAT THE WATER MONITOR IS IN ITS TRANSPORT POSITION.

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BUTTONS AT THE LEFT SIDE OF CONTROL PANEL


Button Function

Switch / signal light for hydraulic generator (optional).

Pushbutton for battery-powered pump.


• The battery-powered pump is fitted to provide rotation and
boom movements if the main engine fails. It is to be used in
emergency situations only.
• Note! Use the battery-powered pump sparingly at an
operating cycles 5 minutes "on", 5 minutes "off".
Excessive use may overheat the pump motor.

Working lights in the working cage and at the turntable (optional).

Switch / signal light for hydraulic pressure (optional).

Control button for manual horizontal levelling of working cage.


• Hold down the control button for the manual levelling of the
working cage while using the function buttons F3 (down) or F4
(up).

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Button Function
Function buttons for manual horizontal levelling of the working cage.
• To move the working cage freely up and down, push function
buttons F3 (down) or F4 (up) and the control button for manual
horizontal levelling at the same time.
• If the security range is reached,
• stabilize the working cage by pushing also the MULTI-
button in addition to the previously mentioned buttons,
F3 F4 • or by pushing the MULTI-button and raising / lowering
the cage boom or the 1-boom until the automatic
levelling of the working cage activates again.
• It is not allowed to decline the working cage more than 6°.
If the security range has been reached, the automatic levelling of the
working cage activates again, when the cage is returned by ± 2° into
straight position.

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BUTTONS AT THE RIGHT SIDE OF CONTROL PANEL


Button Function

Start / Stop button and signal light for operating engine.

Booms back to transport position automatically.


• Push button has to be held down while operating.

Signal horn

"Multi" -button. This button has several different functions::


• By-pass button for extra safety limit switch of outreach. If the
displays begin to show a flashing warning triangle, the
telescope must be retracted immediately by pressing this
button and simultaneously operating by the control lever of the
telescope. Run the unit into transport position and contact the
Bronto Skylift Service.
• By-pass button for outriggers. This is meant only to be used for
temporary elevating of the 1st boom without outriggers e.g.
during service. Press the button and simultaneously operate
the control lever of 1st boom.
• By-Pass button for the “protection of the drivers cab”. By
pushing this button the system resets and all movements are
possible.

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Button Function
Automatic ladder rung alignment. Units with opening/closing hand rails
opening / closing of the cage boom ladder rails and
opening / closing of the extra step of the jib boom
Push button and signal light (Fire units only):
Ladder rung alignment:
• When you push the button shortly in working cage or at
turntable, the ladder rung alignment of the 1. boom and cage
boom activates and telescoping in and out slows down. Symbol
"ladder 1 and 2" is blinking.
• Drive the 1. boom telescope in or out from the control lever.
When the 1. boom ladder rungs are aligned, the telescoping
stops and the symbol "ladder 1" burns.

• Drive the cage boom telescope in or out from the control


lever. When the ladder rungs are aligned, telescoping stops
and the symbol "ladder 2" burns.
• When the ladder rungs of the both arms are aligned, a green
signal light beside the "ladder" push button will be enlightened.
• The ladder rung alignment discativates when you return the
control lever of the respective movement into middle position
or if you push again the button "ladder".
• If the ladder rungs are not aligned, there will be no "ladder 1
and 2" -symbol on the screen.
Opening / closing of the ladder rails of the cage boom and extra step
of the jib boom:
• When you push the button for a longer period, the rails and the
extra step will open. Note! It is not possibe to open the rails and
the extra step in all the positions of the booms and when the
rails are open, arm movements have limitations.
• When you push the button another time for a longer period, the
rails and the extra step will close. Closing is possible in all the
positions of the arms.
• NOTE! BEFORE MOVING THE ARMS, MAKE SURE THAT
THERE IS NOBODY OR NOTHING ON THE LADDER
SECTION THAT MIGHT BE COMPRESSED.
• NOTE! IT IS NOT ALLOWED TO STAY ON THE LADDERS
OR NEAR TO THEM WHEN THEY ARE BEING OPENED /
CLOSED. MAKE SURE THAT THERE IS NOTHING
BETWEEN THE LADDER / RAILS / EXTRA STEP.
DANGER OF COMPRESSION OF FINGERS AND TOES!
• NOTE! THE MOVEMENTS OF THE LADDER RAILS ARE
FAST!
• RECOMMENDATION: Open the cage boom rail and the extra
step of the jib boom only when the working cage is at the
destination of the work. Close the rails and the extra step
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Please see the separate instruction: Ladder
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Button Function
Automatic ladder rung alignment. With non-opening/closing hand rails
(Fire units only):
• When the button is pushed once in working cage or at
turntable, the ladder rung alignment is activated, telescoping in
and out is slowed down and "Ladder rungs in line" symbol is
blinking.
• When the ladder rungs are in line, the telescoping in and out is
completely stopped and the symbol "Ladder rungs in line" is
stable.
• When joystick for telescoping in / out is moved back to middle
position and rungs are in line, the automatic ladder rung
alignment is switched off automatically.
• Ladder rung alignment can be switched off also by pushing the
ladder rung alignment button second time in working cage or at
turntable.
• If the ladder rungs are not in line, there is no symbol for ladders
on screen.
Turtle speed:
• When pushing the button once, the "turtle speed" is activated.
When pushing the button second time, the "turtle speed" is not
activated; back to normal speed. The button must be released
when changing between normal speed and "turtle speed".
• When turtle speed is activated, all movement speeds of the
booms will be decrease, and the turtle symbol appears on
screen.
• If the working cage is out of levelling, the turtle speed is
activated automatically. It can be switched off by pushing the
"turtle speed" button, not automatically.

Push buttons for slewing of the working cage.


When pushing both buttons at the same time, the working cage will turn
automatically to the middle position.

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OPERATION OF BOOMS AND ROTATION MOVEMENTS


All movements can be controlled simultaneously or one by one from the turntable or cage control
panel. Drive the arm movements evenly and smoothly in order to avoid unpleasant sudden stops and
unnecessary dynamic forces. Also avoid unnecessary driving of the booms against their extreme
positions. When you use the control levers, activate the hydraulic pressure by pushing the foot pedal.
The control levers must be in the middle position before pushing the foot pedal.
When elevating or lowering the booms, follow this order:

ELEVATING BOOMS

1. Elevate the 1st boom from its support.


Open slightly the cage boom so that the
rotation movements become possible.
The potential cabin protection might
limit the opening of the cage boom.
1
2. Open the cage boom further and now 2
also the telescopic movements become
possible.
3. Now the telescopic, rotation, 1st and
cage boom movements can all be
operated.
• All movements which could cause
the working cage to move beyond its
permitted working range are
prevented during normal operation.
• Note! When you lift the arms from the
transport support, the cage boom
will automatically tighten against the 1st boom.

LOWERING BOOMS

Before lowering the booms, make sure that the water jet, rescue platform, railings of the 1st boom
and cage boom are turned to the transport position and the working cage into middle position. Rotate
the turntable into the position where the 1st boom is above its’ transport support.
• Lowering the booms from the cage onto transport support: only 1 person in the
cage.
• Lowering the booms from the turntable onto transport support: the cage must be
empty.

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1. Check the middle position of the


working cage (MAIN screen: arrows
disappear and green signal light 3.
illuminates).
• Press buttons for slewing the working 6. 5.
cage at the same time (only fire 2.
units).
1.
2. Drive the telescope of the cage boom
(if the lift has a telescoping cage
boom ) into transport position. The
symbol will illuminate on the screen. 4.
3. Retract completely the telescopic
sections of the 1st boom.
4. Close the cage boom against the 1st
boom.
5. Rotate the booms into the middle
position (arrow symbols disappear).
6. The booms can be lowered when arrow "down" illuminates in the "transport support" -
symbol.
7. Tighten the 1st boom (movement 6) until the "down" arrow disappears.

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LADDER

The push button "ladder" situated in the turntable and working cage control panels has two functions:
• ladder rung alignment of the 1. boom and the cage boom
• opening / closing of the ladder rails of the cage boom and opening / closing of the
extra step of the jib boom
NOTE! Before moving the arms, make sure that there is nobody or nothing on the ladder
section that might be compressed.
1. Ladder rung alignment of the 1. boom and the cage boom
Push the button "ladder" in the turntable or in the working cage shortly:
• ladder rung alignment activates
• the following symbol is blinking on the screen:

Drive the telescope of the 1. boom in or out, the telescoping will stop when the ladder rung is aligned.
The symbol "ladder 1" burns.
Drive the telescope of the cage boom in or out, the telescoping of the cage boom stops when the
ladder rung is aligned. The symbol "ladder 2" burns.
When both the 1. boom and the cage boom ladder rungs are aligned, a green signal light beside the
"ladder" push button will be enlightened.
The ladder rung alignment locking is opened when you return the control lever of the respective
movement back to the middle position.
The symbols "ladder 1" and/or "ladder 2" are enlightened always when the ladder rungs of the
respective arm are aligned.
2. Opening / closing of the cage boom ladder rails and the extra step of the jib boom
When you push the button "ladder" for a longer period, the cage boom ladder rails and the extra step
of the jib boom will open.
NOTE! It is not possible to open them in all the positions of the arms.
NOTE! When the ladder rails are open, there are limits in the movements of the arms.
Push the "ladder" -button another time for a longer period, the cage boom rails and the extra step of
the jib boom close. You can close them in all the positions of the arms.
WARNINGS:
It is not allowed to stay on the ladders when booms are being moved.
It is not allowed to stay on the ladders of the jib arm or cage boom when they are being driven
open / close.
Risk of compression of fingers and toes!
The ladders, ladder rails and extra step of the jib arm will tighten automatically when the
booms are being driven into transport position. Make sure that there is nothing between the
ladders / ladder rails / extra step.
Risk of compression of fingers and toes!

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NOTE! The movements of the ladder rails are fast!


RECOMMENDATION:
Open the ladder rails and the extra step of the jib boom only when the working cage is at the
destination of the work. Close the ladder rails and the extra step before moving the arms.

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BRONTO+ ELECTRONIC SYSTEM


GENERAL
The Bronto+ Electronic System makes it possible to leave outriggers to any position, and to select
the working cage load according to the working situation. With these variabilities the system
automatically selects the maximum allowed outreach to front, right side, rear, and left side.
Bronto+ Electronic System is based on calculations and parameters saved in the system. Because
of this special system, we can guarantee maximum outreaches in every situation.
Display units of the system show maximum possible outreach and position of the working cage in
real-time and there are also some additional features included in the display units.
Bronto+ Electronic System is easy to operate without any special skills. Just move the booms and
the outreach is controlled automatically by the system.
SAFETY
Operational safety is the most important part of Bronto+ Electronic System. One part of safety is
easy-to-use. Safety of Bronto+ Electronic System is based on the valid standards of the European
Union, every point is well considered and designed, even the smallest one. It has a wide testing
program and very high quality of the components. In the Bronto+ Electronic System system all
electrical components are doubled.
DISPLAY
The system includes three full colour displays situated in the outrigger centre, at the turntable and
in the working cage. All essential information can be seen on the display units.
SECTORS
The working area of the boom rotation is divided into 6 sectors;
• front right
• right side
• rear right
• rear left
• left side
• front left

The size of each sector will be defined automatically based on the position of the outriggers.

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COLOUR TFT-DISPLAY

FUNCTION OF PUSH BUTTONS


Button Function

FUNCTION -buttons

F1 F5 • Different functions depending on a symbol beside it on the


screen.

System testing and defect search


• Note! Do not press the TEST-button when using the unit

TEST •
normally.
When you push the button twice, the system will reset.
(Platform stops during the restart of the system.)

MENU-button
MENU • Moving from any possible screen to MENU screen.

ARROW-buttons
• Moving in menus.

ENTER-button / Camera mode button


• To confirm your choice.
• It is possible to select the camera mode on the main screen :
Camera 1......Camera 2.....Main screen (Camera optional).

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FUNCTION OF WARNING LIGHTS


Warning light Function
Yellow signal light (!):
• Signal light for approaching the maximum outreach. When
yellow signal light illuminates the working cage is approaching
its maximum outreach (also some movements are slowed
down).
• If only yellow light is blinking, not less than two outriggers have
too low ground pressure.
Red warning light (!!):
• When both lights are blinking alternately and the buzzer
alarms in cycles, the system has detected a failure and all
movements are stopped.
• If only red light illuminates and the buzzer alarms continuously,
the working cage is overloaded comparing to selected cage
load.
• When the red warning light illuminates the working cage has
reached its maximum outreach (also some movements are
stopped).
• When the buzzer in the display alarms continuously the
maximum outreach is passed or the working cage is
overloaded.
• When the buzzer alarms in cycles, there is a failure in the
outreach control system.

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SCREENS

START SCREEN
The start screen shows the Bronto Skylift logo, platform type and serial No. This information is
essential, when contacting Bronto Skylift. The start screen disappears automatically and the system
goes into the main screen on the turntable (not in XW-industrial serie) and working cage panel. In the
outrigger centre, outrigger screen will be taken into use.

OUTRIGGER SCREEN (ONLY IN OUTRIGGER CENTRE)

The outriggers can be positioned freely according to the working situation by using the push buttons
/ control levers of the outriggers. The system takes account of the outrigger positions and
immediately shows the maximum possible outreach to different directions with the selected cage
load.
The selected outrigger position automatically defines the values for boom rotation and the sizes of
the sectors.
Operating of the booms is not possible before the outrigger support is sufficient and the axle lock is
locked (if mounted).

SYMBOLS OF THE OUTRIGGER SCREEN

No YELLOW or RED alarm active on ALARM screen.

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IMPORTANT alarm active on ALARM screen.

HIGH IMPORTANCE alarm active on ALARM screen.

Symbol for rear axle lock.


• Symbol illuminates when rear axle is locked.
• Symbol turns to red if axle lock slides.

Yellow arrows: Disappear when the outriggers are enough out.


Green outrigger: Ground pressure OK.
20 m: Max. outreach backwards etc.

Ready to lift up symbol.


• On the outrigger screen only. Symbol illuminates when the outriggers
are in good position for boom lift up.
• Check that the tyres do not have ground contact.

Ready for transportation.

Blinkers ON (optional).

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Blinkers OFF (optional).

Angle screen: The front of the chassis 10,0° up.

Arrows are NOT shown if the angle is less than 0,3°.


Angle screen: The right side up, left down.

LEVELLING CROSS OF THE OUTRIGGER SCREEN

When the unit is levelled within +/- 0,2°, green light illuminates in the
middle.

The unit is out of level +/-0,2°, but less than 0,3° (right side up/front up).

The unit is out of level between 0,3° and 0,4° (the middle green square
is blank, right side up/front up).

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The unit is out of level by 0,4°, but less than 0,5° (right side up/front up).

The unit is out of level by 0,5°, but less than 1,0° (right side up/front up).

The unit is out of level by 1,0°, but less than 2,0° (right side up/front up).

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SCREEN STRUCTURE WORKING CAGE AND TURNTABLE

MAIN SCREEN

ALARM SCREEN TOP WIEW SCREEN

MENU SCREEN
TEST SCREEN

ZOOM SCREEN CUSTOMER TOOLS SCREEN

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MAIN SCREEN

1. 2. 3. 4.
Symbol fields of the screen:
1. Function key symbols.
2. Left side.
3. Right side.
4. Symbol field for changing symbols.
Left side:
Outreach diagram:
• Based on the selected outrigger position and cage load, the system selects automatically
the maximum outreach to all directions.
• Outreach curve to current direction on the screen.
Position of the working cage:
• Position of the working cage graphically.
Right side:
• Sector sizes (Top view screen).
• Allowed movements are shown by arrows. If the movement is not allowed the arrow is red.
• Shows when the outriggers are in working position and the booms can be lifted up.
• Cabin protection. Cabin is yellow when the protection system is activated.
The following numeric formats are shown on the right side of the screen:
• Distance of the working cage from the centre of the turntable and the height from ground
level to working cage bottom.
• 1st boom angle.
• Distance between the turntable center and the outermost handrail of the working cage.

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• Slewing angle.
• Wind speed (optional).
Outriggers’ ground pressure:
• Symbol for front and rear outriggers’ ground pressure.
• Green outriggers: Ground pressure OK.
• Outrigger turns into yellow if one of the outriggers looses ground contact.
• Outrigger turns into red if two or more outriggers loose ground contact.
Maximum outreach:
• Maximum outreach to each direction (top view screen).
Maximum cage load:
• Maximum cage load is shown by numbers and current cage load by a graphical bar. When
the maximum cage load is exceeded the graphical bar turns into red.
Function key symbols and symbol field for changing symbols: Please see the descriptions
hereinafter.

SYMBOLS OF THE MAIN SCREEN

ALARM SYMBOLS
• Move to ALARM screen by pressing function button F1.

CAGE COLLISION GUARD (Optional)


• If the collision guard comes into contact with any obstacle, all
movements stop automatically. Once you have released the
collision guard it is not longer active. Operate the working cage
far enough from the obstacle to make the collision guard active
again.
• Can be cancelled by pressing function button F2.
CAGE COLLISION GUARD BY ULTRASONIC SENSORS (Optional)
• Can be cancelled by pressing function button F2 (Also by
MULTI-button).
• This cage collision is separated from inductive type, because
ultrasonic sensors can stop the boom movements earlier than
metal frame + inductive switch
• Once you have released the collision guard it is not longer
active. Operate the working cage far enough from the obstacle
to make the collision guard active again.

BOOM COLLISION GUARD (Optional)


• Can be cancelled by pressing function button F2.

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TILT ALARM
• Can be cancelled by pressing function button F3.

BREATHING AIR ALARM (Optional)


• Green symbol: breathing air is under control.
• Yellow symbol: level of the breathing air is too low, change the
bottle.
• Can be cancelled by pressing function button F3.

ENLARGENING THE OUTREACH DIAGRAM


• Push F5 to activate.

MAXIMUM CAGE LOAD TO BE CHOSEN


• When the chosen cage load is exceeded the red signal light
blinks and the signal horn blows.

AXLE LOCK (if mounted)


• Symbol illuminates when the axle lock is locked.
• Blank when the booms are in transport position.

AXLE LOCK SLIDES DURING BOOM MOVEMENTS (If mounted)


• If the axle lock opens by itself during the operation of the
booms, the warning symbol illuminates.

WIND SPEED (Optional)


• Symbol illuminates when the wind speed is too high.
• Operate the booms back to the transport position.

AUTOMATIC DRIVE TO TRANSPORT POSITION


• This symbol appears to same place as GSM symbol to show it
is possible to use automatic drive to transport position. When
booms are in transport position or out of automatic drive area,
there is an empty black box. If both symbols are active at the
same time they appear alternately.

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CAGE BOOM IN TRANSPORT POSITION

RADIO CONTROL ACTIVATED

GSM-CONNECTION IS ACTIVE

LADDER RUNGS IN LINE with non-opening/closing hand rails


(Fire units only)
• Blinking when function is activated.
• Illuminates when ladder rungs are in line.

LADDER RUNGS IN LINE with opening/closing hand rails


(Fire units only)
• Blinking when function is activated.
• When symbol "ladder 1" burns the ladder rungs of the 1. boom
are aligned.
• When symbol "ladder 2" burns, the ladder rungs of the cage
boom are aligned.
• When the ladder rungs of the both arms are aligned, a green
signal light beside the "ladder" push button will be enlightened
and the symbol "ladder 1 and 2" burns.

TURTLE SPEED (Optional)


• Approaching speed is active.
• Activates automatically when the cage is leaned over ± 6°.

WORKING CAGE IN THE MIDDLE POSITION


• Blank in normal working situation.

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OPERATE THE CAGE TO THE MIDDLE POSITION


• When driving the cage into middle position the arrows blink until
the middle position is reached. As long as the arrows blink, the
cage is not in middle position and boom movements are being
stopped. It is allowed to continue to move the booms when the
cage has reached the middle position (fire units only)
HAND RAILS OF THE CAGE BOOM OR THE EXTRA STEP OF THE
JIB BOOM ARE OPEN (Fire units only)
• If the ladder rails are open, they do not limit the movements of
the arms.
• Illuminates when hand rails are open.
• Blank if closed.
CLOSE HAND RAILS OF THE CAGE BOOM OR EXTRA STEP OF
THE JIB BOOM (Fire units only)
• If the ladder rails are open, they limit the movements of the
arms. By closing the rails you can continue to drive the arms
into the original direction.
• The arrows blink as long as the rails are being closed.

RESCUE PLATFORM IS OPEN (Fire units only)


• Blank if closed.

CLOSE THE RESCUE PLATFORM OR THE EXTRA PLATFORM OF


THE LADDERS (Fire units only)
• If the rescue platform or the extra platform of the ladders is
open, they limit the movements of the arms. By closing the
platforms you can continue to drive the arms into the original
direction.
• The arrow blinks until the rescue platform / extra platform is
being closed.

WATER PUMP (Fire units only)

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MORE SYMBOLS OF THE MAIN SCREEN

MOVEMENT IS STOPPED

MOVEMENT IS ALLOWED

MOVEMENT IS SLOWED DOWN

CABIN PROTECTION ACTIVATED (YELLOW) (Optional)


• The cabin of the truck can be protected to avoid damage
caused by the booms or working cage. Working in front of the
truck close to the cabin is also possible. When arriving to the
cabin protection area, the movements of the booms will be
slowed down and stopped softly. Leaving the area will be done
by opposite movements.
• By pushing MULTI-button the cabin protection is overrided.

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BOTH FRONT / REAR OUTRIGGERS DOWN


• Green outrigger: Ground pressure OK.
• The outrigger turns into YELLOW if one of the outriggers looses
contact to ground.
• The outrigger turns into RED if two or more of the outriggers
looses contact to ground.
• Operate the booms back to the transport position and check
the levelling.

1ST BOOM ANGLE

CURRENT DISTANCE BETWEEN GROUND AND THE CAGE


BOTTOM

CURRENT DISTANCE BETWEEN THE TURNTABLE CENTER AND


THE OUTERMOST CORNER OF THE CAGE

TURNTABLE ROTATION (CLOCKWISE DIRECTION)


SHOWS ZERO AT FRONT

WIND SPEED METER

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DIFFERENT LEVELS OF THE MAIN SCREEN


Move to ZOOM screen and back to normal by pressing button F5.

ZOOM screen

Move to TOP WIEW screen by pressing ARROW button right (Back: left ARROW).

TOP WIEW screen

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ALARM SCREEN

SYMBOLS OF THE ALARM SCREEN

BACK TO PREVIOUS VIEWED SCREEN (F1)

TIME ALARM
• Time alarm cancellation by pressing F3.

ACKNOWLEGMENT OF ALARM
• When F5 is pressed down the system will alarm again after 5
minutes, if the alarm is still active on the ALARM screen.

EMERGENCY STOP ACTIVE


• 1 = Emergency stop in frame is active.
• 2 = Emergency stop in Turntable / Working Cage is active.

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EXTENSION CHAIN / STEEL ROPE IS LOOSEN


• Number of the chain shown beside.

EXTENSION CHAIN / STEEL ROPE IS BROKEN


• Number of the chain shown beside.

THE WORKING CAGE HAS EXCEEDED THE OUTREACH LIMIT


AREA. CONTACT THE BRONTO SERVICE.

WATER CONTENT IN THE HYDRAULIC OIL (SATURATION LEVEL)


HAS EXCEEDED THE SET LIMIT (Optional)

MAIN HYDRAULIC PRESSURE FILTER BLOCKED (Optional)

OVERHEATING OF THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

LOW LEVEL OF HYDRAULIC OIL IN THE OIL TANK (Optional)

LOW MAIN BATTERY VOLTAGE


(Activated if battery voltage is less than 21V.)

MAIN ENGINE TROUBLE (Optional)

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FUEL TANK OF THE CHASSIS IS ALMOST EMPTY (Optional)

SERVICE TIME

THE UNIT WILL BE LOCKED VERY SOON (Optional)


Bronto Rent System

DATE (Both European and US formats are supported.)

TIME (Both European and US formats are supported.)

TEMPERATURE (Both European and US formats are supported.)

WIND SPEED (Both European and US formats are supported.)


(Optional)

WIND CHILL INDEX (The numerical value shows when the index is
below zero.)(Both European and US formats are supported.)

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OPERATING HOURS (Running always when main power is on)


RPM-UP HOURS (Running always when the pressure is active in the
hydraulic system)
PRESSURE OF THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Range 0 to 250 bar)
TEMPERATURE OF THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Range -50 to
+150°C)
SATURATION LEVEL OF WATER IN HYDRAULIC OIL
BATTERY VOLTAGE
CURRENT STATUS OF INTERNAL BATTERIES OF THE UNIT
COMPUTERS
SERVICE COUNTER 250 h
SERVICE COUNTER 1000 h
TIME IN MINUTES TILL THE UNIT IS LOCKED (Industrial units)

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MENU SCREEN

MENU-screen has the following:


• Selection of the cage load by arrow left / right. The selected cage load is shown by symbols
and in numeric format.
• Personal profile.
• Preview of selected outreach.
• Access to personal profile settings.

SYMBOLS OF THE MENU SCREEN

BACK TO PREVIOUS VIEWED SCREEN (F1)

PREVIEW OF THE OUTREACH TO THE RIGHT SIDE (F2) AREA

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PREVIEW OF THE OUTREACH TO THE FRONT (F3) AREA

PREVIEW OF THE OUTREACH TO THE REAR (F4) AREA

PREVIEW OF THE OUTREACH TO THE LEFT SIDE (F5) AREA

RFID KEY / ACCESS LEVEL

INCREASE / DECREASE AMOUNT OF THE PERSONS IN THE


CAGE (CAGE LOAD), VALIDATION AUTOMATIC

MOVE TO CUSTOMER TOOLS SCREEN BY PRESSING THE MENU


BUTTON.

CHANGE DRIVER.
CONNECTED TO PERSONAL PROFILE.

CAGE LOAD CHANGES ACCORDING TO THE SELECTION

NUMBER OF THE WORKING CAGE IN USE

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DRIVER SYMBOL OR FACTORY SYMBOL


DRIVER’S NUMBER
NAME OF THE DRIVER (IF FACTORY SETTINGS: BRONTO)

FACTORY SETTINGS SYMBOL

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CAGE LOAD SELECTION


When main power is switched on, the system automatically selects the maximum cage load
(operation with the cage boom telescope is possible) if the booms are in the transport position.
The cage load can be changed by using display units. The selection can be done in the outrigger
center, at turntable or in working cage. The chosen cage load can be seen on the display by clear
symbols and also as numbers in selected format, current cage load is shown by graphical bar.
The cage load can be changed even if the booms are not in transport position, provided that the cage
load change is generally possible.
If the selection is made in the outrigger center, the system shows automatically maximum outreach
to all directions with the selected cage load and outrigger positions. If the cage load is changed at
turntable or in working cage, the system shows maximum outreach to all directions and additionally
outreach diagram in the present direction of the booms.
Overload is controlled by sensor. If the working cage is overloaded in comparison with the selected
cage load, the cage load symbol will flash and a continuous buzzer signal can be heard. At the same
time boom movements are slowed down and outward boom movements are stopped.

CAGE LOAD SELECTION


NOTE! SELECTION TAKES EFFECT IMMEDIATELY

PREVIEW OUTREACH AREA

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Selected cage load on the display by symbols:


• Select MENU screen by pushing MENU button.
• The selection of the working cage load can be done on the MENU screen. By pressing
arrow buttons left or right, it is possible to decrease or increase the working cage load.The
selected cage load is shown by symbols and numerically.
NOTE! Selection of the cage load is NOT possible if the RPM -foot pedal is pressed down.
NOTE! Selected cage load must be bigger than the load at the very moment (e.g. if there are
two persons in the working cage; cage load cannot be changed for one person.)
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

CUSTOMER TOOLS SCREEN (UNDER MENU SCREEN)


You can open the CUSTOMER TOOLS screen only from the MENU screen.
Note! There are different administration levels in the CUSTOMER TOOLS screen.

SYMBOLS OF THE CUSTOMER TOOLS SCREEN

DATE, TIME AND ALARM SETTINGS

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Time settings.
Press ENTER, use ARROW buttons and validate by pressing ENTER.
4. Date settings.
Validate by ENTER.
5. Alarm time.
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NAME OF THE DRIVER

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Use Arrow buttons, validate by ENTER.

BOOM SPEED ADJUSTMENT ACCORDING TO THE DRIVER

4
1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).
2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Movement selection.
Use ARROW buttons, validate by ENTER.
4. Factory settings.

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SERVICE TIME REMINDER AND COUNTER SCREEN

2
4

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. ENTER to the service counter screen.
4. RESET service counters.
The security coded key (level 3 or higher) must be installed, otherwise symbols are not
visible.

LANGUAGE AND UNITS SELECTION

2
3

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Select language by ARROW buttons, validate ENTER.
Selection is saved in the coded key. Next time the coded key is installed. The selection is
automatic.
4. Select units by ARROW buttons, validate ENTER.
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SETTING OF THE MAXIMUM WORKING HEIGHT AND OUTREACH (OPTIONAL)

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Current max. working height.
Press ENTER to modify, use ARROW buttons, validate by ENTER.

MOTOR SETTINGS

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Set the time to stop the engine.
Motor will be stopped after time setting, if any device doesn’t need power from engine.
If setting is OFF, function is switched off.

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WATER CURTAIN (FIRE UNITS ONLY)

1. BACK to MENU screen (F1).


2. BACK to main menu of this screen (F2).
3. Water curtain will be opened automatically, when the bottom of the working cage has
reached the temperature setting.
If setting is OFF, function is switched off.
If setting is ON, the symbol light of the water curtain is blinking.
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TEST SCREEN
Special attention has been focused on the defect sensitivity. If anyway some faulties appear, the
location of the defective component can be seen on the screen.
The fault finding system can be activated by TEST button. The system shows location and nature of
the fault on the screen.
The system has simple test screens to test working cage and turntable control panels by the operator
or maintenance personel. The test covers display unit itself, push buttons, buzzer, joysticks and
control lamps.

1- SYMBOLS OF THE TEST SCREEN

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2- SYMBOLS OF THE TEST SCREEN 1/2

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2- SYMBOLS OF THE TEST SCREEN 2/2

3- SYMBOLS OF THE TEST SCREEN


Test screen for the working cage and turntable control panels. The test covers the display unit itself,
push buttons, buzzer, joysticks and control lamps.

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4 -TEST PAGE SYMBOLS

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MULTI-BUTTON
Use the MULTI-button only in the following situations
• If the booms have to be lifted up for service work under the cabin and all outriggers are in
transport position. Only the 1st boom up and down and cage boom closing movements are
allowed.
• To override the Cabin Protection when the cabin protection is active and its symbol shows
on the screen.
• To get the booms back to transport position in case of failure in Bronto+ Electronic System.

• Note! Blinking warning symbol. Operate the booms back to transport posi-
tion and contact immediately Bronto Skylift Service!

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DO THE FOLLOWING TO GET BOOMS BACK TO TRANSPORT POSITION IN CASE OF


FAILURE:

1. Push MULTI-button and keep it pushed.


2. Use manual cage levelling if the cage levelling does not operate.
3. Push RMP-button / pedal or use the battery pump.
4. Move the booms back to transport position by using control levers in following sequence:
5. Rotate the booms to the center line of the truck (the booms to the front). Use emergency
bleed down to lower the booms back to transport support. At the same time push MULTI-
button and RMP-button/pedal or use the battery pump. If the cage levelling does not
operate, use manual cage levelling.
• Note! In case of failure, the turntable slewing operates only when the
telescope is fully in and the cage boom is in transport position. Slewing is
locked when the booms are on the center line of the truck (booms to the
front). When the cage boom is in transpost position, the cage boom opening
is not possible.

2
1

+-6°
3

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SCREEN OF THE MEMORY DRIVE


Option to the customers. This screen appears when pushing arrow left/right buttons:
<= Main Screen <=> Top view screen <=> Memory drive screen =>
Memory function runs when one or two points are saved even if other screens are selected.

Basically the idea is still the same as in BRONTO 2+. Selection is now done by function keys as
follows:

No points saved in the memory. The first point can be saved by pushing func-
tion key F4 and the second point by pushing function key F5.
Operator of the platform can order the sequence.

Drive the booms to the wanted position to save it into the memory. Push func-
tion key F4 or F5. The point is now saved into the memory. Symbol on the left
side.

When the lock-symbol shows "locked" and you push the button the second
time, the system selects the memory point and shows on the right side of the
screen how to drive to that memory point (blue arrows). When one of the
movements is in the memory position, lock symbol replaces the arrow symbol.
When all the movements are in locked position (memory position) and you
release JOYSTICK_RPM, lock-symbol opens and the background of the
symbol turns grey (see below).

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If you push the third time the same button (blue background), it turns grey and
there is no memory position selection. The system still keeps the point in the
memory.

If you push ENTER + F4 (or F5), the system erases the memory point from the
memory. The symbol on the left appears. It is not possible to erase the memory
until JOYSTICK_RPM is loose.

If the both memory points are saved into the memory, it is possible to drive
between these points. Select first the point you want to reach first (for example
F4) and then the second point (F5). Background of the both symbols turns blue
and the arrow between the symbols shows the point where to go first. Also the
blue arrows on the right side of the screen show the way to the selected point.
When the first memory point is reached (all lock-symbols are locked) and you
release the JOYSTICK_RPM, the system selects the second point
automatically. You can cancel the operation by pushing one of the function
keys (F4 or F5).

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BREATHING AIR ALARM


Symbols

Breathing air bottles are open and there is enough air.

Breathing air bottles are nearly empty or the bottles have been closed
after use.

Use
When you open the bottles and there is enough air, you can see on the screen
• a green symbol beside the F3-pushbutton
At the same time you can hear a short beep.

When the bottles are nearly empty, you can see on the screen
• a yellow symbol beside the F3-pushbutton
• a large symbol over the outreach diagram
At the same time you can hear a SOS-sound alarm.
You can set off the sound alarm by F3-pushbutton (the symbol remains). The alarm will be repeated
after two minutes. When you set off the second alarm, the alarm system will go out and the symbol
will disappear.
Change the breathing air bottles at least after the second alarm.
The alarm system will start again when the bottles have been changed and the breathing air has been
released to the breathing air system.
When you close the bottles after use the system will alarm twice as described above.
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EMERGENCY USE
MANUAL CONTROL VALVES AND BATTERY POWERED PUMP

MANUAL OPERATION
It is possible to operate the unit by using the manual override buttons.
These override buttons are meant to be used only for temporary operation of the unit during mainte-
nance. The hydraulic system must retain its normal pressure while using the hand control levers.
• NOTE! When the boom movements are controlled manually the electrical limit swit-
ches do not work. The operator is responsible in keeping the unit within a safe working
range!
• Use manual operation only during service or in case of failure in electrical system.
• Only a trained person who is familiar with the unit and manual operation may operate the
unit.
Steps to follow:
1. Let the engine run.
2. Engage the Power Take-Off (PTO) of the hydraulic system.
3. Press the RPM-pedal down to raise the hydraulic pressure.
4. Now you can use the manual control valves situated in the middle of the valve coil.
Note that:
• Boom movements can be controlled outwards and inwards.
• Use manual operation only to get the booms back to transport position in case of failure.
• Use extreme caution when operating with manual control valves or manual rotation! Do not
push or pull the valve with too much force as it may cause uncontrolled movements.

LOCATION OF THE CONTROL VALVES

Y21, Y22, Y23 Y31, Y32, Y326, Y327

Y1, Y2, Y3

BOOM MOVEMENTS AND ROTATION VALVES, STEPS TO FOLLOW:

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BATTERY POWERED PUMP


• The battery powered pump ensures rotation and boom movements if the main engine fails.
• Use the pump in cycles. Engaged (ON) MAX. 5 minutes, disengaged (OFF) 5 minutes.
WARNING! EXCESSIVE USE MAY OVERHEAT THE PUMP MOTOR!
• When using the battery powered pump all operations work normally (pressing down the
RPM -foot pedal etc.).

F1

F2

F3 MENU

G M
MANUAL F4

F5
A B C
TEST

NOTE! USE BATTERY POWERED PUMP ONLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS!

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MANUAL CAGE LEVELLING

1 F1

F2

F3
2
MENU

G M
MANUAL F4

F5
A B C
TEST

1. Control button for manual horizontal levelling of the working cage.


2. Function buttons for manual horizontal levelling of the working cage.

Control button for manual horizontal levelling of the working cage.


• Hold down the control button for the manual levelling of the
working cage while using the function buttons F3 (down) or F4
(up).

Function buttons for manual horizontal levelling of the working cage.


• To move the working cage freely up and down, push function
buttons F3 (down) or F4 (up) and the control button for manual
horizontal levelling at the same time.
• If the security range is reached,
• stabilize the working cage by pushing also the MULTI-
button in addition to the previously mentioned buttons,
F3 F4 • or by pushing the MULTI-button and raising / lowering
the cage boom or the 1-boom until the automatic
levelling of the working cage activates again.
• It is not allowed to decline the working cage more than 6°.
• If the security range has been reached, the automatic levelling
of the working cage activates again, when the cage is returned
by ± 2° into straight position.

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DO THE FOLLOWING TO GET THE BOOMS BACK TO TRANSPORT POSITION IN CASE OF


FAILURE IN THE COMPUTER SYSTEM:

1. Push the MULTI-button and keep it pushed.


2. Use manual cage levelling if the cage levelling does not operate.
3. Push the RMP-button / foot pedal or use the battery pump.
4. Move the booms back to transport position by using control levers in following sequence:
• Raise the first boom as high as possible.
• Drive the first boom telescope fully in. If it is not possible, use the emergency
bleed down button.
• Close the cage boom.
• Rotate the booms to the center line of the truck.
5. When the booms are on the center line of the truck (the booms to the front) use emergency
bleed down to lower the booms back onto the transport support. At the same time push
MULTI-button and RMP-button/ foot pedal, also when using the battery pump. If the
automatic cage levelling has not been damaged, it remains active. If the cage levelling
does not operate, use manual cage levelling buttons or the manual control valves.
• Note! In case of failure, the turntable slewing operates only when the
telescope is fully in and the cage boom is in the transport position. Slewing
is locked when the booms are on the center line of the truck (booms to the
front). When the cage boom is in the transport position, it is not possible to
open the cage boom.

3
1
2

+-6°
4

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DO THE FOLLOWING TO GET THE BOOMS BACK TO THE TRANSPORT POSITION WHEN
NOTHING WORKS (SO-CALLED BLACK-OUT SITUATION):
1. Push the emergency bleed down button, the first boom telescope retracts.
2. Turn the booms to the centerline of the truck (forward or backward) by the manual crank
handle.
3. Continue by pushing the emergency bleed down button, the first boom lowers.
NOTE! During the emergency bleed down the working cage does not necessarily stay horizontally
levelled. Try to level it by using the battery pump and the manual control valves.

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CONTROL VALVES IN FRAME


1. Change-over valve for interlock device of the outriggers (Y1 / Y2)..

Y2 Y1

• The outriggers can be controlled only when the valves are electrically energized.

Y1

Y2

2. Control valve for compensator of hydraulic pumps (Y3).


• The hydraulic pressure of the system is activated by this solenoid operated valve when:
• you push the RPM -button/ foot pedal.
• or when you switch the engine speed into position I from the outrigger control
panel.

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• In case of electricity failure, push the valve coil at the end of the control valve with
a suitable tool, for example a screwdriver.

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CONTROL VALVES IN THE TURNTABLE


Boom and rotation movement valves
The movements can be manually controlled, if needed, during service or in case of failure in the
electrical system. If there is pressure in the system, the movements can be controlled by pushing
the manual override button in the middle of the valve coil. Push the control valve for compensator
of the hydraulic system at the same time (Y3).

1. Control valve for rotation movement (Y21).


• The valve up: rotates clockwise
• The valve down: rotates counterclockwise
2. Control valve for the 1st boom movement (Y22).
• The valve facing you: lowers the boom
• The valve on the opposite side: raises the boom
3. Control valve for telescopic movement (Y23).
• The valve facing you: retracts
• The valve on the opposite side: extends

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1. Keep the vehicle’s motor running.


2. Engage “PTO”.
3. Adjust the engine speed (1000 rpm).
4. Push in the manual override button of
the compensator valve (Y3).
5. Check that the cage boom is discon-
nected from the main boom.

1. Retract the first boom telescopic sections (Y23), push the valve coil facing you.
2. Rotate the first boom into the middle position (Y21), push:
• The valve up: rotates clockwise.
• The valve down: rotates counterclockwise.
3. Lower the first boom onto the transport support (Y22), push the valve coil facing you.
NOTE! Before lowering the first boom onto the transport support check that the cage boom
is in the transport position.

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CONTROL VALVES IN THE WORKING CAGE


The valves are situated behind the cover (1) , as stated.
1. Open the screws (2) and remove the cover.
2. Push or pull the required valve. Do not use too much force as it may cause uncontrolled
movements.

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1 a 1 b

2 a 2 b

1 c

1 a

2 a

1. Control valve for jib boom (Y327) (optional).


• 1b = the valve facing you.
• Pushing this valve will lower the jib boom.
• 1 a = the valve at the opposite end, situated on the opposite side of the cage
• Pushing this valve will raise the jib boom.
2. Control valve for cage levelling system (Y31).

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• 1b = the valve facing you.


• Pushing this valve will raise the front of the working cage.
• 1 a = the valve at the opposite end, situated on the opposite side of the cage.
• Pushing this valve will lower the front of the working cage.
• Push the middle of the valve coil with the tool (1 c), attached beside the valve.
3. Control valve for cage slewing (Y32).
• Pushing the valve will turn the cage counterclockwise.
• Pulling the valve will turn the cage clockwise.
4. Working cage extension (Y326). (Optional)
• Pushing the valve will extend the cage.
• Pulling the valve will narrow the cage.

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MANUAL EMERGENCY ROTATION MOVEMENT

When it is not possible to rotate the turntable by emergency battery power, you can rotate the
booms manually with a crank handle.

5
3

1. Rotation motor.
2. Fastening screws for rotation motor.
3. Hand pump for manually opening rotation gearbox brake.
4. Valve for hydraulic line of rotation gearbox brake.
5. Lock screw on the knob of the valve.
6. Crank handle for manual rotation (not shown).
WARNING! In normal use the valve must absolutely be in "open" -position. To open it, turn
the valve counterclockwise up to the limit.
When the valve is in "closed" -position, the brake will not close and it may cause uncontrolled
turning of the booms.

Use of the manual emergency rotation


1. Remove the motor (1) by unfastening the screws (2).
2. Fit the crank handle (6) into the gearbox to mesh with the inner gearring.
Note! Before carrying out the next part of the procedure, ensure that the vehicle is perfectly
levelled or that the booms are restrained in some way, so that the turntable will not start to
rotate on its own as soon as the brake for the rotation gearbox is released.

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3. To open the brake:

• Turn first the valve (4) clockwise up to the limit.


• Raise the pressure by hand pump (3). The brake will now open and you can use the rota-
tion gearbox by turning the crank handle. The pressure to open the brake is abt. 31 bar.
4. To close the brake:

• Turn the valve counterclockwise up to the limit.


• The valve from open to close -position is about 7 winds.
5. Remove the crank handle.
6. Remount the rotation motor and fasten the screws.

To secure the locking of the valve into desired position, there is a screw (5) on the knob of the valve
(hexagonal socket-head).

NOTE! When turning the pressure on, the bar of the hand pump may turn to another position.
Beware of hitting.

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WORKING LIGHTS’ CONTROL

The working lights of the lift are divided into six separate circuits in order to minimize the loading of
the ignition current spikes. The division is as in the pricipled picture below.

WORKING LIGHT CIRCUITS


WORKING CAGE

31 32
TURNTABLE AND LADDER

21 22
FRAME

11 12
Operation
Push button of the working lights in the outrigger control panel:
Lights on:
• push the working lights -button shortly: the working lights of the frame turn on (circuits 11
and 12). Please note that the circuit 11 turns on first and circuit 12 after a short delay.
• push the working lights -button for a longer time: the working lights of the frame, arms
(ladder) and working cage turn on in the following sequence: 11, 12, 21, 22, 31 and 32.
There is a short delay between the ignition of the circuits.
Lights off:
• push the working lights -button shortly: the working lights of the frame turn off.
• push the working lights -button for a longer time: all the working lights turn off but without
delay.
Push button of the working lights in the turntable control panel:
Lights on:
• push the working lights -button shortly: the working lights of the turntable and arms (ladder)
turn on (circuits 21 and 22). Please note that the circuit 21 turns on first and circuit 22 after
a short delay. Please also note that the lights of the cage boom ladder are often connected
into the same circuit with the working lights of the working cage.

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• push the working lights -button for a longer time: the working lights of the turntable, arms
(ladder) and working cage turn on in the following sequence: 21, 22, 31 and 32. There is a
short delay between the ignition of the circuits.
Lights off:
• push the working lights -button shortly: the working lights of the turntable and arms (ladder)
turn off.
• push the working lights -button for a longer time: all the working lights turn off but without
delay.
Push button of the working lights in the working cage control panel:
Lights on:
• push the working lights -button shortly: the working lights of the working cage turn on
(circuits 31 and 32). Please note that the circuit 31 turns on first and circuit 32 after a short
delay. Please also note that the lights of the cage boom ladder are often connected into
the same circuit with the working lights of the working cage.
• push the working lights -button for a longer time: the working lights of the turntable, arms
(ladder) and working cage turn on in the following sequence: 31, 32, 21 and 22. There is a
short delay between the ignition of the circuits.
Lights off:
• push the working lights -button shortly: the working lights of the working cage turn off.
• push the working lights -button for a longer time: all the working lights turn off but without
delay.

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POWER MANAGEMENT (BATTERY VOLTAGE CONTROL)

There is a control of the battery voltage mounted in the working lights’ circuits. The circuits defined
by the user (11, 12, 21, 22, 31 and 32) turn off in case the voltage level of the battery goes below
the set value. The lights turn back on automatically (in case they were on) when the voltage level
exceeds the set level. This function aims to keep the voltage level of the battery high enough to start
the motor of the vehicle and yet to secure the adequate working lighting.
When starting the motor normally, the working lights stay on, even though the voltage temporarily
goes below the set value.
In the user pages 7-1-3 it is possible to set a separate barrier voltage for each working light circuit,
after which voltage the circuit involved turns off.
Numbering is as in the description above.

The typical lowest distance starting voltage of the vehicle’s motor is about 21V, but it can also be
lower, depending on the settings of the vehicle.

Barrier voltage of the alarm lights’ turn off (option).

Barrier voltage of the lift’s blinking lights (outriggers, turntable,


working cage) turn off.
In case you want the battery voltage control not to be in use in some circuit, push the "arrow down"
-button in the control panel until you see OFF in the circuit wished.

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LIFTING EYES (OPTIONAL)

There are two lifting eyes on the booms. One of the lifting eye is at the end of the 1st boom. The max.
lifting capacity of this eye is 2000 kg. The other lifting eye is at the working cage support (optional).
The max. lifting capacity of this eye is 540 kg. The lifting capacities of the eyes are shown on the
stickers next to the eyes.

1st boom lifting eye:


• When using the lifting eye at the end of the 1st boom, the operator must pay attention to
the following points:
• The maximum lifting capacity is 2000 kg.
• When using the lifting eye the working cage must be empty.
• Telescopic movement of the 1st boom must be fully retracted.
• The 2nd boom must be fully elevated.
• The operating side outriggers must be fully extended.

Working cage lifting eye (optional):


• When using the lifting eye at the working cage support the following warnings must be
noted:
• The maximum lifting capacity is 540 kg = max. cage load.
• The maximum lifting capacity depends on the cage load.
• Note! The working cage overload sensor will not sense the lifting mass,
when RPM is activated.
• Note! It is not allowed to use both lifting eyes at the same time.

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WATER SYSTEM

Water is supplied through a 2½" quick couplings and shut-off valves located at the rear of the unit.
The water system is equipped with two drains, one at the rear of the unit and one at the working cage.
The working cage is equipped with a water monitor, 2½" outlet with a shut-off valve, and a protective
water curtain below the cage floor.
The water monitor is controlled with electric remote control (option) which is coupled to outlets loca-
ted at the working cage and the turntable control station. An extension cord can be used at the
turntable, allowing full remote control of water monitor operations from the ground. The water monitor
remote control has three control functions, horizontal and vertical movement of the monitor and
change the water jet from spray to straight stream.

Note! Make sure that when supplying water into the water line system by an external
pumping device, supply pressure is not allowed to exceed 16 bar.
Before supplying water to the system ensure that the monitor water valve is open,
then slowly open the supply shut-off valve of the supply inlet.
Always open and close water valves slowly.
Beware of pressure shocks.
After using the water system, open all drains and extend the booms to full height
to drain all water from the system. Leave all drains open when not using the water
system.
When there is water in the system ensure that the monitor valve or one of the
drains is open when you are moving the booms, especially if you are using the
telescopic sections, to avoid damaging pressure buildup in the piping.
Before stowing the booms, make sure that the water monitor is in its transport
position.
Under freezing conditions, do not extend the telescopic sections of the 1st boom
completely, this is to prevent compressing of possible ice build ups between the
telescopic sections.
Under freezing conditions, when using the water monitor and the protective water
curtain, make sure that water does not fall over the platform and freeze on it.
Observe also freezing on the working cage floor, possibly causing overload.

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EMERGENCY LOWERING AND LOAD CONTROL VALVES OF CYLINDERS

1. Emergency lowering valve.


2. Adjustable load control valve.
• The cylinders are equipped with load control valves that prevent unwanted lowering of
booms (e.g. in case of hose failure). These valves are adjusted to 345 bar by the manu-
facturer.
• Note! These valves shall not be field adjusted and replacement shall only be
performed by qualified, adequately trained maintenance personnel.

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CARRIER PLATFORM

The carrier platform is only for transporting a patient in rescue.


• Make sure that the plastic sleeve is firmly on its support.
• Secure the carrier platform carefully with a cotter pin as shown in the picture.
• Fasten the stretcher to the carrier platform firmly with straps or locking device.
• Maximum load of the carrier platform is 120 kg.

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WATER PUMP

• Switch on first the Power Take-Off (PTO) in the cabin.


• The steering push-buttons of the water line and the water pump are in the steering panels
of the frame, turntable and the working cage. The steering push-buttons of the water pump
are also in the pump panel (Fig. 1).
• You can open and close the water valve in the steering panels.
Figure 1. Example

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Screen - all functions:

Pressure sensor / water inlet (max. 16 bars):

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Pressure sensor / water pump (max. 16 bars):

Pressure sensor / water line out of the working cage (max. 16 bars):

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Water rate meter:

Total amount of water.


You can reset the counter by

-push-button.
The maximum amount of water is 999999 litres.

Outside temperature of the working cage bottom:

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Remote control of the water pump:

Remote control of the water pump is an additional device.


It is possible to remote control the water pump from all the screens (frame, turntable and working
cage).

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SYMBOLS
Symbol Function

The water pump is not running. To turn it on, push F2.

The water pump is running. To turn it down, push F2.

Reset the standard RPM of the vehicle. To turn it on, push F3.

IIncrease the RPM of the water pump by pushing F4.

Decrease the RPM of the water pump by pushing F5.

RPM rate of the water pump. The pump is running = green baulks.
One green baulk = one bar.
Maximum RPM = 16 bars.

Move one screen backwards.

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Water valve
Single button use:

Open the water valve by pushing arrow right -button.


The water valve is open until you release the button.

Symbol on the screen - the water valve is open.

Symbol on the screen - the water valve is closed.

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Double button use:

Open the water valve by pushing the arrow right -button.


The opening will stop when you release the button.

Close the water valve by pushing the arrow left -button.


The closing will stop when you release the button.

Symbol on the screen - the water valve is completely open.

Symbol on the screen - the water valve is completely closed.

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Automatic control of the water line and the water pump:

Symbol on the screen - automatic control

Opening and closing of the automatic control:

• Push once the arrow up -button, the colour of the symbol turns into green and the control is
functioning.
• Push the second time the arrow up -button, the colour of the symbol turns into red and the
control is not functioning.
• NOTE! When you turn on the PTO in the cabin, the symbol of the automatic control must
be red.

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Opening and closing of the automatic control by using one push button:

The arrow up -button works on ON/OFF -basis. Every second push starts or stops the control. The
electronics of the water pump takes care of the automatic control.
The symbol of the automatic control remains blue the whole time.

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FIRE PUMP ROSENBAUER N35

NOTE! See additional information from manufacturer’s operating manuals.

CONTROL DEVICES AT THE FIRE PUMP CONTROL PANELS


For details of the pump operation, refer to the manufacturer’s operation manuals.
(See the piping diagram.)
MAIN PANEL
1. Feed pressure gauge (bar).
2. Pressure gauge after the fire pump to the booms (bar).
3. Pump controls: Emergency stop / start / stop / RPM up/down/reset buttons / signal light
water pump ON.
4. Outlet valves.
5. Valve to boom.
6. Pressure inlets.

1 2

4 5 3
Left side of the vehicle

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Left side of the vehicle

PTO (Power Take Off) in the cabin

9. Hydraulic pump PTO

10. Fire pump PTO

9 10

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PTO (Power Take Off) on the main control panel

12 13 17

11 15 14 16

11. Engine START.


12. Engine STOP.
13. Emergency STOP.
14. RPM increase.
15. RPM decrease.
16. RPM reset.
17. Signal light for water pump ON.
SHORT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE FIRE PUMP:

CAUTION!

• Beware of pressure shocks. Always open and close water valves slowly to prevent
pressure shocks. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY
AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
• Maximum pressure for this pump is 16 bar. See suction pressure gauge (1). Supply
pressure is not allowed to exceed 16 bar when supplying water into the water line
system by an external pumping device. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS COULD CAUSE
PERSONAL INJURY AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.

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• Water and foam is conducting electricity! Remain a safe distance from electric con-
ductors! Danger due to water over flow. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS COULD CAUSE
PERSONAL INJURY AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.

Before use:
• Check visually for any signs of poor condition of the complete unit.
• Check functioning and condition of valves, instruments, couplings, gauges and
pipes.
• Check that all inlet valves are closed (6).
• Check that all outlet valves are closed (4).
• Check that all draining valves are closed.

Draining valves

At the rear of the vehicle.

By the boom.

By the boom. At the working cage.

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HYDRANT USE:
1. Engage parking brake.
2. Shift gear box to neutral position.
3. Ensure that all draining valves are closed.
NOTE: Never let the pump run without water for a long a time, MAX 3 min. FAILURE TO
FOLLOW THIS COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
NOTE: When using fire pump, it is prohibited to use back or side inlet. FAILURE TO FOLLOW
THIS COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
4. Attach a hose between the hydrant or tanker truck and the inlet valve.
5. Attach delivery hose(s) to the outlet valves (4).
6. Engage the fire pump PTO (10).
7. Raise the motor RPM to min. 800.
8. Open the pressure inlet valve (6) and at least one outlet valve to avoid pressure shocks.
9. Open the hydrant valve slowly.
10. Open the outlet valve(s) slowly and increase the RPM until the required pressure has been
reached.
11. If water monitor will be used, open slowly the valve between the pump and boom feed pipe
(5). Open then the valve in the working cage.

Control during use:


• Pressure gauges (1 and 2).
• The fuel level.
• Motor cooling liquid temperature.
CLOSING THE OPERATION:
1. Reset the engine speed to idle (16).
2. Switch off fire pump (10).
3. Open inlet and outlet hoses.
4. Open all water and drain valves.
5. Prepare the pump system for next use according to point one.

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WHEELHOUSE STEP

The rising steps are placed on both sides of the vehicle by the front axle.

Picture 1. Step in "closed" position.

1 1

Picture 2. Step in "open" position. Tyres straightened in straight forward position.

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Picture 3. Platform of the step in upright position.

Picture 4. The limit of the step.


To open the step:
1. Straighten the tyres of the vehicle in straight forward position. If the tyres are not in straight
position, it is not possible to open the step.
2. Pull the both knobs (1), placed on both sides of the cover (2).
3. Lower the cover down. The platform of the step (3) is in upright position.
4. Lower the platformby pulling it forward towards the tyre.
5. The rising step is now ready for use.
To close the step:
1. Raise the platform of the step (3) into upright position by pulling it towards yourself.
2. Raise the cover (2) into upright position.
3. Pull the knobs (1) and close the cover properly. Secure that the knobs are firmly in place
and the cover is properly closed.
The limit switch (4) notifies if the cover is open. The signal light of open locker door illuminates in the
cabin.

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ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

The lift is equipped with the following additional equipment:


• water monitor: Rantanen TR-75
• water jet: Akromatic 5055H
• generator Dynaset 6,5 KVA
• winch Paillardet
INSTRUCTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED:
Read carefully the separate instructions of the additional equipment.
• Generator: use only the original jumper cable of the generator

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LIMIT SWITCHES AND SENSORS

BRONTO SKYLIFT® F 70 RPX

LIMIT SWITCHES