How To Use A Portable Generator?

How do you hook up a portable generator to your house?

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How does a portable generator work for a house?

Portable generators provide electricity by running a gas-powered engine that turns an on-board alternator to generate electrical power. Power outlets on the unit allow you to plug extension cords, electric-powered tools and appliances into it. Typically, the more watts equals the more items you can power up.

Can you run a TV on a portable generator?

It’s usually possible to power a TV with a portable generator but it’s important to understand the wattage needs to know if your generator can handle it. To safely power your TV with a portable generator, it’s important that the generator is an inverter.

What can I run on a portable generator?

In this example, you will need a generator that produces at least 2450 Total Running Watts and 4800 Total Starting Watts.

Find the Perfect Generator.

Appliance Running (Rated) Watts Additional Starting Watts
Refrigerator 700 220
Television 500
1/2 HP Furnace Fan 800 2350
Lights (6x75Watts) 450

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