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Smallest Yamaha 1000-watt portable generator
The smallest Yamaha 1000-watt generator is the ultimate in lightweight portable electricity.

Small Sunpentown 1000-watt portable generator
Small Sunpentown 1000-watt Portable Generator

Smallest Portable Generators:

The smallest Yamaha EF1000iS inverter generator is the ultimate in lightweight portable electricity. It is quiet, durable, convenient, and supplies high-quality, clean power. Designed with an all new ergonomic style and fitted with a compact alternator and inverter unit, this 1000 watt portable generator weighs in at a mere 27 pounds, making it extrememly portable.

Smallest Sunpentown 1000-watt portable generator features 2 cycle gas / oil mix (30/1) - Up to 6 hours running time per full tank. Lowest fuel consumption rate: 0.14 gallon per hour. EPA approved Dimension: 15 x 13 x 14.

Types of generators:

Generators come in two basic types: standby and portable. There also are inverters, which are not generators but may meet your needs. The source of backup power you ultimately choose will be determined by many factors, including your power requirements.

Portable generators: The smallest portable generators are versatile. You can use them for emergency power at home, for power in remote locations where utility power is unavailable, or for recreational purposes, like boating or camping. Portable generators are fueled by gasoline or diesel and include 120-volt power outlets like the ones in the walls of your home.

Standby generators: A standby generator is permanently installed outside your home or commercial building and wired directly into the electrical system to provide power to some or all of your home's circuits during a disruption of normal utility power.

Standby generators are fueled by liquid propane or natural gas. The number of circuits to which a standby generator can provide power--and the number of appliances you can run on those circuits--is determined by the power capacity of the generator. Standby generators are about the same size as, and look similar to, a standard central air conditioner.


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