Sportsman Generator Reviews: Might Be Something for Everyone

Note: I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Sportsman generators come in virtually every flavor you could want – inverter, gasoline, LP gas, dual fuel, and even tri-fuel. Many, if not all, of the Sportsman portable generators are suitable for home and sporting use, and several of the larger models are … Read more

Honda EM Series Portable Generators: Commercial Grade at Home? Yes, Please!

Honda EM6500SX portable generator
Honda EM6500SX portable generator

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Honda currently makes four lines of portable generators – the EU, EB, EG, and EM series. The main differences among them are their intended use and how they try to conserve fuel, so they can run longer on a single tank of gas.

The EU series (click for more info) of Honda generators features several machines with inverter technology. The EG series as well as the EB and EM have large gas tanks. The EB series generators and the EM that I’ll discuss below each use Auto Throttle to use less fuel when the load is decreased.

Let’s take a closer look at the 3 models in the EM series to see which one, if any, is best suited to your needs. If, by the end of this review, you find that none of them is a good match, check out the other series using the links in the previous paragraph. I’m sure you’ll find one that you’ll want to try.

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