Generac GP Series Portable Generators: Because One Size Does Not Fit All

Note: I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. The Generac GP series of portable generators spans a wide range of power levels. There are over 10 models (depending on how you count) in this line, with the largest model giving you over 10 times the power of the smallest. In this … 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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Honda EG Series Portable Generators Reviews: Mostly for Your Home

Honda EG6500 portable generator
Honda EG6500 portable generator

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Honda EG Series generators seem to be a cross between the EU Series (reviewed here) and the EB Series (reviewed here). These are mainly intended for home use (like the EUs) but overall have more power (like the EBs). So, you get the best of both worlds. Cool!

We’ll take a look here at the 4 main models in the EG line. You’ll see a quick comparison, via a table, of some of the more significant features of each model. We’ll also look at what distinguishes each one from the rest.

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Honda EB Series Portable Generators: Plenty of Quiet Power

Honda EB5000 portable generator
Honda EB5000 portable generator

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The Honda EB series of portable generators are geared toward use at your jobsite, but you could easily use the smaller models elsewhere.

There are currently 7 Honda generators in the EB line. I’ll take a brief look here at the similarities and differences among them, so you can see which one might work best in your business.

After comparing them side by side in two tables, I’ll go over some of the features you’ll want to take note of that make certain models stand apart from the rest.

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5 Generac Portable Generator Types: Overview and Review

Generac iQ2000
Generac iQ2000

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Generac is certainly a leader in the world of portable generators. They have several series (some only have 1 model in the series) of models that concentrate of specific uses. Your needs for a portable generator will most likely match up with one (or more) of these series.

So which set of models is best for you?

That’s the question I will try to help you answer in this article.

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