Honda's EB5000 5000 watt generator is very nearly the same as the Honda EM5000SX. But the EB5000 is made for worksites and OSHA compliance, so it has the neutral bonded to the frame and GFCI on all outlets. It also adds a hanger kit/lifting eye. But it has no electric start, it is recoil start only. Honda EB5000 Features iAVR (Intelligent Automatic Voltage … [Read more...] about Honda EB5000 Portable Generator
Honda's EM5000SX 5000 watt generator is impressive and dependable. Here's a generator that can provide plenty of power for your home or business, but is quiet enough that you won't disturb your neighbors if you're running it at night. And it really can run all night: it features an automatic idle control system and other features that help save fuel, running for 10.5 hours at … [Read more...] about Honda EM5000SX Portable Generator
Yes, a solar generator will work at night, as long as you have enough energy stored in your battery system. Technically speaking, solar generators will not actively work at night because there is no energy from the sun to capture and transform into usable energy. Because the panels do not work at night, the solar generator is simply running from photons collected during … [Read more...] about Do Solar Generators Work At Night?
Almost anything that utilizes electric power can run with a solar generator, but large appliances will quickly drain the battery. A major drawback to a generator is the limited battery capacity and eventual power output. While a moderately sized portable solar generator may be able to to provide backup power for a full-sized refrigerator for a few hours, you won’t be able to … [Read more...] about What Can You Run On a Solar Generator?
Solar generators work by using solar panels to convert sunlight into electrical energy and then storing that energy in a solar battery. Solar powered generators use four fundamental components to convert the sun’s energy into electricity. Those components are solar panels, a charge controller, a battery and an inverter. Solar Panels Solar panels are needed to harvest … [Read more...] about How Does A Solar Generator Work?