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Does this unit automatically rev up or idle down with load changes ?

State: SK - Saskatchewan
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yes,defeatable also.not sure on threshold though
State: MA - Massachusetts
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Engine speed does not vary with load changes. However, this unit does feature two FlexPower operation modes--high mode for large loads or battery charging and eco mode to save fuel and reduce noise even more.
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Can a iX 2000 be connected to a transfer switch

State: PA - Pennsylvania
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yes
State: MA - Massachusetts
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The iX2000 does not have outlets that easily facilitate connection to a transfer switch. Also, it is likely provides too little power to make such an installation effective. If you're considering a portable generator to connect to a manual transfer switch, we recommend a unit with no less than 5000 watts.
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Will the iX Series 2000 watt unit leak oil or gasoline if it is stored laying on its side for travel.

I need to lay this unit on its side to fit into the storage compartment on my RV
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it has a user controllable vent(for priming)that you can open/close.in my experience with the vent closed and fuel tank pressurized there was no discernible pressure leak from the cap,but I wouldn't rely on no leakage(unpressurized other than gravity)from the alleged sealed fuel cap.the best way to determine if you would have leakage is to make an attempt.
State: MA - Massachusetts
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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We do not recommend laying the unit on its side. It should remain upright when filled with fuel and oil.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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Can a 1/4HP sump pump work off this generator?

State: NJ - New Jersey
Age: Over 65
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
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yes,typical draw 1/4 hp well within limit
State: MA - Massachusetts
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As long as the running watts for the sump pump combined with any other appliances you're running simultaneously does not exceed 2000 watts, then yes this unit should have no trouble providing that power. Additionally, be sure to account for sump pump motor starting, which could require 2 - 3 times the units running watts for a few seconds just to start the motor.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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iX 2000 Handle construction equipment

I have a Dewalt 12 compound miter saw and an a Dewalt 10 inch table saw. The say that both motor pull around 15 amps. Can this generator handle the either piece of equipment? I need something smaller to take out to job sites when build pole building.
State: IA - Iowa
Age: 35-44
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
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the startup inertia on an unobstructed circular saw blade isnt huge(unlike ac compressor)but if you jam material in blade and dead lock POP
State: MA - Massachusetts
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The iX2000 offers 2000 watts of power at 16.6 amps. This unit only offers 120V AC output. If either of the tools you described meet these power constraints, then the iX2000 should be able to power them, but likely one at a time.
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Best way to secure the generator to a truck/truck bed while camping?

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
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State: MA - Massachusetts
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We do not have any specific recommendations other than to make sure that the generator remains upright at all times and that it has adequate ventilation all the way around the unit.
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DO YOU HAVE THE iX 2000 IN 220VOLTS

State: FL - Florida
Age: 35-44
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
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no
State: MA - Massachusetts
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This unit only delivers 120V AC. Please consider our other portable generator series for this output.
 
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Is there an elevation limits for the iX2000?

I hunt and camp in the mountains of Colorado and need the generator to work at 9,000+ feet. Is this something that is achievable or does there need to be modifications done to it? Are any modification available?
State: CO - Colorado
Age: 35-44
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
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im sure you can lean it out but it probably voids the warranty and you would reduce the output,luckily its inverter so it wouldnt affect freq. or voltage.im assuming there is voltage regulation between head and inverter.also you might have to change heat range on spark plug,also once you got to lower elevation you would have to richen it back up.
State: MA - Massachusetts
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Output for this unit decreases approximately 3.5% for each 1,000 feet above sea level and 1% for every 10 degrees above 60°F. If you encounter performance issues, we recommend discussing with an authorized Generac dealer. To find one near you, please visit http://www.generac.com/Service/Deal...
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what is the recommended maximum ethanol content in fuel?(ix2000)

State: MA - Massachusetts
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asked 2 years, 9 months ago
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10%
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You should not use any gasoline containing more than 10% Ethanol. Also, never fill the fuel tank with E85 or a mixture of oil and gasoline designated for two-cycle engines.
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Is there an auxiliary fuel tank that can be used to extend the 4-hour run time?

Is there an auxiliary fuel tank that can be used to extend the 4-hour run time?
State: NY - New York
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
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State: MA - Massachusetts
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At this time, Generac does not offer any auxiliary fuel tanks or other accessories to extend this unit's running time. Additionally, Generac does not recommend adding auxiliary fuel tanks to its portable generators, as connections can leak if they are not assembled correctly, which can result in fire or explosion.
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will the ix seriers 2000 watt generator power a RV 110 volt roof top AC unit

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
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it depends on your roof unit.newer sub 13,500btu yes.a lot of newer units have soft start on comressor motor you have to check startup draw.you also have to take into consideration parasitic losses and other equiptment in standby in RV
State: MA - Massachusetts
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This purchase was for: Camping
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The iX2000 delivers 2000 rated watts and 2200 surge watts for motor starting. 120V AC amperage is 16.6; maximum amperage is 18.3. If the roof top air conditioner can operate within these power constraints, then the iX2000 will be able to power the unit.
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how quiet

Why can't you compare the noise of your generators with that of a Honda. Buy one and compare! Use the same standard to test each then we will all know. duh.... Honda may be misleading but they have the quiet reputation and more expensive... if you can show your genies as quiet in an identical objective test then you will gain market share on price. Until you do I'll probably buy Honda because they have the quiet reputation..... Please help us out here!
State: WA - Washington
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Camping
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
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generac can compare the acoustic output of their ix 2000 to the acoustic output of the eu 2000.as soon as the results are published there will be controversy on how those results were compiled,why,because you can manipulate measurement methods to favor an immeasurable number of operating scenarios.lets be real here,most people operate portable generators on the ground outside,on grass or pine needle and/or leaf covered ground,correct?so the most realistic replication of that acoustic environment would ba a hemi-anechoic with similar acoustic treatment on the floor(pine needles,grass,etc.)the only problem with that as an acoustic reference would be the lower cutoff frequency of the chamber(which depending on dimensions would be 60-200hz)but a significant portion of the acoustic output of any generator would be below the cutoff frequency of any chamber.other than splicing low frequency near field measurements to upper hemi-anechoic the only other measurement option would be outside on the ground(genuine hemi-anechoic).no generator manufacturer is going to adopt/accept any noise level measurement standard unless they KNOW their product(s)wont be unjustly penalized.the variables involved are too numerous to mention regarding different operating conditions.
State: MA - Massachusetts
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Thank you very much for your feedback. I've shared your comments with our product development team.
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ix2000

Do you make an iX200 inverter that is California CARB compliant?
State: CA - California
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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ix1400
State: MA - Massachusetts
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At this time, we do not make a CARB-compliant iX2000 inverter generator. We do make an iX1400 that is CARB compliant. It is model #5842.
 
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Do you have plans to make a parallel kit for this generator? If so when,If not why?

State: GA - Georgia
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Camping
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
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that would push the price out of reach of significant portion of buyers
State: MA - Massachusetts
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We currently do not offer a parallel kit for the iX Series. I will pass along your question to product development for review.
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Am I able to buy iX 2000 in California? If it's so, please advise me where.

State: CA - California
Age: 45-54
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first of all,legally or illegally?i thik what you meant to ask is"is ix2000 carb certified?"ive been told current revision is not.its not illegal to use in ca its illegal to purchase in ca.
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At this time, the iX2000 is not CARB certified for use in California. However, our iX1400 unit is certified for use in California.
 
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Can this generator be used on construction site for various types of electric equipment, Such as drills, sanders, grinders and etc?

State: AR - Arkansas
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Jobsite
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2kw continuous,2.2kw surge.i use a massive sawzall on mine to cut firewood,awesome
State: MA - Massachusetts
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The iX2000 portable generator is rated for a continuous output of 2000 watts, with a rated amperage of 16.6 amps at 120 volts. You will want to ensure that all of the items you intend to run will not exceed this rating.
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Does the inverter produce a true (curved) sinewave?

State: ON - Ontario
Age: 45-54
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ive received two differing answers,<3% and <5%.either way plenty clean
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The iX Series inverter technology takes the raw power produced by the generator and passes it through a special electronic microprocessor to provide clean and stable power, safe for computers and other sensitive electronic devices. The total harmonic distortion for the iX Series units is less than 5%.
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problems charging 12 volt batteries with ac chargers

Will the XI2000 run 2 Schumaker SSC-1500A 2/10/15A 12V Automatic SpeedCharge Ship 'N Shore Charger on ac? How many amps do 110 volt chargers draw when charging 12 volt car batteries? I'm trying to Charge 2 gel cells together & 2 deep cell 12 volt batteries in my fish house. I am charging these batteries seperately. Am I overloading the genny or doing something wrong??
State: MN - Minnesota
Age: 55-64
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yes,it will easily and it depends on the charger and state of charge of batteries.you never specified the "problems"
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The iX2000 portable generator is rated for a continuous output of 2000 watts, with a rated amperage of 16.6 amps at 120 volts. You will want to ensure that all of the items you intend to run will not exceed this rating. Depending on how discharged the batteries are, the amperage and wattage requirements for the battery charger may fluctuate. You may want to contact the charger manufacturer for further information on the amperage and wattage requirements for their product.
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Where do I connect the ground lug from the iX2000 generator

I want to use the iX2000 to power my boat. I will connect via a cord set that goes from the 120 VAC outlet into the boats shore power connection.

Do I connect the ground lug of the iX2000 to the engine ground?
State: VA - Virginia
Age: 55-64
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lets examine,where is the potential created?just because you have a ground connected doesnt mean current isnt going to flow where you dont want it to.
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National Electric Code requires that the frame and external electrically conductive parts of this generator be properly connected to an approved earth ground. Local electrical codes may also require proper grounding of the unit. We recommend that you consult with a local electrician for grounding requirements and options available to you while utilizing this unit on a boat.
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What is the correct spark plug for the ix2000

the manual states NGK CR5H88 - not a good number and lists Denso U16FSR-UB, this plug has a 10mm thread, the generator has a 12mm thread
State: ON - Ontario
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the first thing to do is look at your ser.no. and check revision no.,it will be at end after dash(0,1,2....)i think the heat range was changed.i have revision -0 and reccomends same as yours,but i received spare in my service kit "LD F7RTC" also it is 14mm.give generac service a call with your ser.no. im sure they can point you in right direction
State: MA - Massachusetts
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The iX2000, model 0057932, has a recommended spark plug type of NGK BPR6ES. We do not have any cross reference information for recommended parts. This information was located in the owner’s manual for the unit in the Specifications section. To locate a copy of the owner’s manual online, search the model or serial number for the unit here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Manu.... Maintenance and replacement parts can be purchased through your local certified dealer. To locate a dealer in your area, search your postal code here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Deal....
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