PH👀EY
I cannot tolerate noise for very long.
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:38pm
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But this little generator is so quiet. And no need for a behemoth. I have two 1000s, one 2,000, and a Homelite 2500 (noisy). But I only use the 1000. It is way more than enough to operate my lights, monitor, music.

  • it powers up about half of the house in a power outage. The major systems: heat, well water pump, laundry room, overhead fans, entire kitchen, only one full bath (others are dark, lit with battery... more
    • I cannot tolerate noise for very long. — PH👀EY, Mon Sep 18 8:38pm
    • a factor, we have a setup we use for austere environment work that includes a couple of 60kw generators for power made by a company called WhisperWatt. Even those big diesel 60KW units are so quiet... more
      • Yes, thank you for the info.PH👀EY, Sun Sep 24 8:33pm
        But without any wiring, there is no way..... My little Honda is so quiet I forget it is running.
        • some very quiet small generators. They seem to be gaining a significant market share as power packs installed in semi-trucks to reduce the cost of idling to run air conditioners and such.... I don't... more
          • The little 1,000 is an amazingPH👍🏿👍🏿EY, Wed Sep 27 8:57am
            little machine. All I do is change the oil and add fuel. It just keeps on giving. It runs my kitchen lamp, my two living room lamps, my stereo and TV/tuner. Mostly though it is not used except in the ... more
      • and trucks are LOUDER. I'm not big on mechanics, so don't know why or how diesel tends to be such loud motors but find that amazing they've created a diesel generator that is super quiet. Well worth... more
        • Yes... most heavy equipment runs on diesel...Sprout, Tue Sep 19 9:20am
          But diesel technology has come a long way. I suspect it is a matter of balancing power to weight in various applications... Volkswagon made some small diesel sedans that were impressively quiet. A... more