How to Choose a Honda Generator

How to Choose a Honda Generator

Have you heard all the talk about Honda generators?

Honda Generators are well-known for being one the most reliable and quietest generators out there. Each Honda generator series has its ideal applications and usage (recreational, prosumer/home backup, commercial). Before choosing one, determine what applications you need to power and how much wattage you need.

Check out Honda's Wattage Calculator, then learn more about the generators that fit your needs below.

EU Series: 1,000 - 6,500 Watts

Recreational

EU Series Generators Honda EU Series Generators

Equipped with unique features, such as parallel capability and inverter technology, the Honda EU series generators are perfect for camping, RV usage, and other recreational uses. These generators typically range from 1,000-6,500 Watts, offering plenty of power for smaller appliances. Some common applications of the EU series generators are to power a microwave, portable fan, TV or DVD player, computer, hair dryer and much more.

Popular Features:

  • Parallel Capability: This allows you to link two EU generators together to use them at full capacity, doubling your power.
  • Inverter Technology: A special microprocessor stablizes the power, giving you a sense of ease when running your sensitive equipment, such as computers and laptops.
  • Low Noise Level: A lower decibel level gives you a much quieter operation.
  • 120V DC Outlet: Perfect for charging batteries with an optional charging cord.
  • Easily Transportable: Lightweight frame, lifting handles and wheels make the EU series generators easily transportable.

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EM Series: 4,000 - 6,500 Watts

Prosumer: Emergency home backup

EM Series Generators Honda EM Series Generators

Honda's EM series generators offer an efficient amount of power for emergency/home back up in the event of a power outage. iAVR technology allows you to run your sensitive equipment with confidence. These generators typically range from 4,000-6,500 Watts, offering plenty of power for your bigger as well as your small appliances. Common applications of the EM series generators are your refrigerator, freezer, sump pump, TV, hair dryer, computer, and much more.

Popular Features:

  • iAVR Technology: Intelligent Automatic Voltage Regulation Technology allows for a constant flow of power, regardless of the load, that gives you assurance to run your sensitive equipment.
  • 10 Second Start: Gives a higher starting wattage for the first 10 seconds of use to allow for starting of higher wattage appliances.
  • Electric Start: All the EM Series generators have electric start with recoil back up.
  • Wheel and Lifting Kit: All EM Series generators come with a convenient wheel kit for easy transportation.
  • Easy Folding Handles: Folding handles that lock into place offer convenience for storage and transportation.
  • 120/240 Selector Switch: Allows for you to choose between 120 and 240 volts for equipment with larger wattage requirements, and to hook up to a transfer switch.
  • LCD Screen: An easy-read LCD screen for better monitoring of performance.

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EG Series: 4,000 - 6,500 Watts

Prosumer: Home backup and construction

EG Series Generators Honda EG Series Generators

The Honda EG Series generators are great for home backup use, or for light duty construction applications, given their heavy duty frame. The EG Generators typically range from 4,000-6,500 Watts. These generators can be used on the job site or for emergency home back up. DAVR Technology provides constant voltage stability to operate your equipment with less fluctuation. Common applications of the EG Series generators include refrigerator/freezer, microwave ovens, TV/DVD, hair dryer, drills, high pressure washer (1hp), circular saw, bench grinder, table saw, and much more.

Popular Features:

  • DAVR Technology: Provides voltage stability for operating your powerful equipment with less fluctuation.
  • 120/240V Selector Switch: Allows for you to choose between 120 and 240 volts for equipment with larger wattage requirements.
  • Heavy Duty Full Frame: Allows this generator to be used in rugged environment or harsh weather conditions.

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EB Series: 4,000-10,000 Watts

Commercial/Industrial

EB Series Generators Honda EB Series Generators

The Honda EB Series Industrial Generators have been rated #1 by construction and industrial users for the past 7 years. CycloConverter Technology allows for consistent high quality power with less weight. The EB Series Generators range from 4,000-10,000 Watts and have plenty of power for your job site. Common applications of the EB Series Generators include an air compressor (1/2 power), bench grinder, circular saw, concrete vibrator, drills, pressure washer (1 hp), table saw, industrial motors and much more.

Popular Features:

  • CycloConverter Technology: Found in the EB3000c this technology creates constant, stable power with less weight.
  • OSHA, LA-ETL and ANSI approved.
  • iAVR Technology: Intelligent Automatic Voltage Regulation Technology allows for a constant flow of power, regardless of the load, that gives you assurance to run your sensitive equipment.
  • GFCI Protection: Shuts off electric when flow is interrupted, minimizing risk of electric shock.
  • Wheel and Lift Kit: Comes with a wheel and lift kit for easier transporting.

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Portable Power with Honda

Honda offers reliable power with a quieter machine. A Honda generators can be a huge help during a power outage, on a camping trip, or while working on a construction site. So choose your Honda Generator wisely and you'll have plenty of power for many years to come.

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