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Can I add more 5-20R outlets with a Y-adapter cable or by some other method?

State: FL - Florida
Age: 25-34
This purchase was for: Tailgating
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The iX2000 will come with one (1) 120v 20A 5-15R duplex outlet. We do not recommend to modify the unit to add additional receptacles; however, an appropriately rated extension cord with additional outlets is acceptable, as long as the amperage rating for the unit of 16.7 amps is not exceeded.
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Can I add fuel to the generator while it is still running or do I have to wait for it to shut off?

State: NJ - New Jersey
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The manual states: “Allow engine to cool entirely before adding fuel. Never fill fuel tank when engine is running or hot.” For further information on proper operation of your generator, refer to your owner’s manual. A copy of your owner’s manual can be located online by searching the model or serial number for the unit here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Manu....
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WHAT IS THE OIL CAPACITY OF THE iX2000?

State: NJ - New Jersey
Age: Over 65
This purchase was for: Home Backup Power
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State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Camping
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can this unit power a 15 amp electric power washer?

State: SC - South Carolina
Age: Over 65
asked 7 months ago
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maybe,the initial startup load on a power washer is similar to other high inertial loads like air compressors.inverter generators don't supply much dynamic headroom in their output,dissimilar to conventional generators.if the initial startup current exceeds 16 or 17 amps,no it will not operate the power washer.
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Camping
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External Gas source

Is there a way to connect the iX2000 to and external gas source for a longer run time?
State: WA - Washington
Age: Over 65
This purchase was for: Camping
asked 7 months ago
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We do not recommend using any type of auxiliary tank. The only tank that should be used is the on-board manufacturer’s tank. In addition to these recommendations, it should be noted that the use of any auxiliary tank will likely void an end user’s warranty, in nearly every instance. All units are required to be checked for oil periodically for usage purposes.
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Can I buy A hour hour meter for this unit?

State: AB - Alberta
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Home Backup Power
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Generac’s iX2000 Inverter Generator does not feature an hour meter. Furthermore, we do not currently have any accessories available to add an hour meter to the unit. If you are interested in a generator that bestows the hour meter feature, please view our other portable generators here: http://www.generac.com/Portables/Po....
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Grounding the ix2000?

Some say you have to ground the ix2000. Would grounding really have a negative effect as far as 'portability'? I mean, who wants to run around with a couple of grounding rods and a roll of 10 ga. wire, pounding it in wherever you use, then going through the hassle of removing everything?
State: WI - Wisconsin
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Generac requires that the iX2000 inverter generator be grounded according to the National Electric Code, which is always subject to interpretation by the local inspector. Local electrical codes may also require proper grounding of the generator. We recommend that you consult with a local electrician for grounding requirements in your local area.
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Neutral

does the IX Series 2000 portable inverter generator have a bonded or floating neutral?
State: IL - Illinois
Age: Over 65
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Generac’s iX Series generators feature a floating neutral. Further product information and/or specifications can be found by utilizing your product’s model or serial number for searching purposes here: http://www.generac.com/service-supp.... Moreover, please contact Generac directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722), with any other product-related inquiries.
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What does it weigh ?

State: CO - Colorado
Age: Over 65
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According to the product’s spec sheet, Generac’s IX2000 portable inverter generator, model number 5793 weighs 52 pounds. When the unit is prepared for shipping, it will weigh 63 pounds in the unit’s packaging. For further information, please refer to the unit’s documentation here: http://www.generac.com/all-products....
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where are these generators made

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Generac’s iX Series generators are manufactured to our specifications by a partner overseas.
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Gas cap ix2000

I need a gas cap for my ix2000 it's a pump style has cap can you please help or point me in the right direction? Thank you.
State: CA - California
Age: 25-34
asked 1 month, 1 week ago
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Generac does not sell replacement parts factory-direct; these parts can be obtained through an independent authorized service provider in your local area. To locate an independent authorized service provider closest to you, please use your postal code for searching purposes here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locat.... If you have any other product-related inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722).
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Outlet wiring

Does the iX2000 AC outlet have a true hot wire (rated at 120 V), neutral and ground?
Or is it like most other inverter generators with two hots (one at 60 V and another at 60 V) and ground?
State: CT - Connecticut
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Generac’s iX2000 portable inverter generator utilizes one hot and one neutral leg, both of which are 60 VAC, with a separate ground. Further product specifications can be found on the unit’s spec sheet here: http://www.generac.com/Portables/iX.... Furthermore, the product’s wiring diagrams can be found online by using the unit’s model or serial number here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Manu....
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Does this unit provide pure sine wave or modified sine wave AC power?

Does this unit provide pure sine wave or modified sine wave AC power?
State: SC - South Carolina
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Generac’s IX2000 portable inverter generator, model number 5793, has a modified sine wave with a total harmonic distortion of less than 3%. Further information regarding this product can be located on the unit’s spec sheet or associated owner’s manual. To access this documentation, please utilize the product’s model or serial number for searching purposes here: http://www.generac.com/service-supp....
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