|Types of DC generator
||Application of DC generator
|Separately excited generator
||It is used for electroplating and booster.
It can be used for lighting and power purpose with field regulator.
|Self-excited generator (Shunt)
||It is used for ordinary lighting and power purpose with the regulator.
Used for lighting battery
|Self-excited generator (Series)
||Used for lighting arc lamps.
It can be used as a constant current generator.
It can be used as a booster.
||It is used for compensator of the line drops in traction
For energy transmission over a long distance.