The Best Portable Generators For Camping: Buyers Guide

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For those who don’t like to be totally off the grid (like myself), the best portable generators for camping are available at the drop of a hat. You can live somewhat normally, as you would in civilization, while reconnecting yourself with nature. Sure, those who like to rough it up may be totally against this type of product, but it’s a good thing it’s your … Read more…

Inverter vs Traditional Generators

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There’s quite a bit of confusion on what an inverter generator vs tradition generators is. Therefore we thought we’d present 5 videos from across the web that we think best explains the difference. For those unable to view the videos we’ve also provided a transcript.   Inverter Vs Traditional Generators Videos:   1. Traditional Generator vs. Inverter Generator (From Champion Power Equipment) Transcript Champion Power … Read more…

Best Inverter Generators

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The Inverter Generator is a much-needed, fresh, and established  technology that continues to innovate the world of portable generators. This new style of generator is remarkably compact and far more long lasting than previous types of portable generators, while managing to be at least twice as efficient as its predecessors. When using other types of conventional portable generators, you will find that there is a … Read more…

Best Quiet Generators

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What do we want out of our generators? Yes, we want a reliable power source that is primed for fuel efficiency. But for those of us who love the outdoors, we also want (relative) quiet! Major generator manufacturers have taken note of this, and altered their engineering strategies so that they can be conscious of limiting the volume output from their generators. Unfortunately, they have … Read more…

Champion Power Equipment 46515 Review

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The Champion 4000 watt generator is your best assistant at work, at home, and even at a campsite to provide you with portable, dependable and ample power. This inverter generator has the capacity to power your refrigerator, sump pump, lighting, television, and most other appliances simultaneously. All you need to do is pull the starter or push its start button to begin the generator and … Read more…

DuroStar ds4000s Review

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The DuroStar ds4000S might just prove to be your best option if you are on the lookout for a device that could keep electricity running to more devices than most in your house or workplace even during times of prolonged power cuts. The continuous supply of energy to all the essential electronic equipment ensured by this generator can undoubtedly have a tremendous impact. The device … Read more…

Yamaha EF2000iS Review

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Many times, when we try to create something exceptional and do it by simply combining all the possible desirable qualities together, we just end up making something mediocre. The ‘Yamaha EF2000iS Inverter Generator’, however, is the exception. This inverter generator stands out among all the other portable generators when it comes to versatility, portability, power delivery, and noise reduction. Further, its ease of use certainly … Read more…

Transfer Switches – What You Need To Know

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A generator transfer switches are necessary to isolate the generator from the utility system when you install a backup generator to your home’s wiring system. Failure to properly transfer your power places you, your family and utility workers at great risk of electrocution. Transfer switches can be manual or automatic. Both portable and stationary generators may use manual transfer switch equipment. They can be very simple … Read more…

Coleman Power Generators – Fact Or Fiction?

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Are you interested in Coleman generators?  Well, according to search engine statistics so are thousands of other people.  It stands to reason that finding Power Generators made by Coleman should be pretty easy… right?  Well, it can also be quite confusing because Coleman doesn’t make generators anymore. Several years ago, Coleman sold its generator division, which was called Coleman Powermate.  The Coleman Powermate logo is … Read more…

How To Backup Your Electricity

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An automatic standby generator backs up your power regardless if you are home or not. Within 10 to 20 seconds of the utility outage, it provides power directly to your home’s electrical circuit breaker box. When utility power returns, the generator turns itself off and resets for the next loss of power. It will operate on natural gas, diesel, or liquid propane gas and is … Read more…